Sep 12, 2009

  • Last updated on March 10, 2009 at 5:06 pm
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I bought this dress for $850 about 10 years ago. It is just beautiful, but no "The" dress anymore.  It has never been warn, only tried on.  It has been in a bag in my closet and has no stains or rips.  I am not sure what a dress like this would go for, so make me an offer. 

It's a BridalsOriginal in a size 4.  The train is detachable.  Please pm me if you have any questions.

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  • Last updated on March 10, 2009 at 5:00 pm
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My beautiful dress I got from AMiller here on PW.  It's just beautiful!

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Flip Flops

I was born & raised in MT, so i have never warn a pair of heals in my entire life.  I am more of a comfort kind of girl.  Because of that I have decided to get a pair of flip flops for when my feet are just killing me.  :)  I got them at TJ Maxx for $19.99

Please excuse the crummy phone pics. 

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I just fell in love with the beautiful jewlery that SummerBride here on PW creates, but thought that I would try to recreate one myself.  I bought my brooch at Herbergers on sale for $13.00 and the rest of the supplies at WalMart. 

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I will be making 4 of the same bracelets for my bridesmaids. 



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  • Last updated on March 10, 2009 at 4:34 pm
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Here is my completed invitation.  I will be sending it out just like this, no envelope.

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This is the back of the envelope.

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Close up of the invitation wording. It took me forever to find the right font. I wanted one that was elegant but not too frilly.  I found this one on

We have changed the date to September 12th, 2009.  I want to have a fall wedding, but decided that October in MT would be way too cold.  We usually have snow on the ground by the middle of the month.  I decided to bump it up a month. 

This is our monogram.  Again, to find the right fonts took me forever.  I bought the graphics from (thanks to the creative girls at work in the graphics department for suggesting this site)

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Because I am on a VERY tight budget, I have decided to grow all of my flowers as they are my fave anyhow.  I am planting over 1000 sunflower plants this spring and cross my fingers, they will grow this year like they did last. 

The wheat we cut down in a wheat field just down the road.  The sparkly Ting Ting I found on clearance for 10 cents per bundle at walmart after XMas.  The rocks & vase I got at the dollar store.  Total cost = $2.01 a piece. (It's winter here in MT, so please imagine these with real sunflowers)
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Card Box
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Thank You Cards
Not really a DIY, but I just love this idea. 
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  • Last updated on March 10, 2009 at 4:24 pm
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Travis proposed to me for the first time when I was 16.  We had every intention of getting married, but I was young and wanted to have a long engagement.  One year led to another and before you knew it, we were having kids and getting married just fell to the back burner.  This year he re-proposed with the ring of my dreams.  I could not get a very good pic of it so I stole one off of JCPenny's web site.  It's 1ct and a BIG upgrade from my first.  :)  I just love it.

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Travis is a Journeyman Plumber and swears he will never wear a ring.  He really just wants a tatoo of my name on his ring finger, but for the wedding I am getting him something like this barbed wire ring from for $30.

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  • Last updated on March 10, 2009 at 4:20 pm
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Maid of Honor - Trinity

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Bridesmaid - Echo

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Bridesmaid - Leah

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Bridesmaid - Catherine

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Best Man - Matt


Groomsman - JD

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Groomsman - Nolan

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Groomsman - Evan


Groomsman - Paul


  • Last updated on March 10, 2009 at 4:16 pm
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I want my cake to be just like this one only with a few sunflowers on the bottom and an "E" monogram on the top.

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