Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
So the bridesmaid dresses have been returned. It's very disappointing. On the upside Heather tried hers on for me and sent pics! Which made me happy. Hers came in way too big, she had to clothespin it for the picture! Sheila sent me links for a bunch of different dresses that looked similar. Thanks Heather and Sheila! I am still trying to find a new dress for the girls. I'm thinking chocolate brown with a sage green sash. Something different for Sheila and my sisters will probably have a tiger lily orange sash. Melissa is working on a wedding logo for me. She is expecting it to be done by Sunday. I can't wait! Thanks Missy!
Monday, September 21, 2009
Ok we have some choices to make....
First off I have a wedding website that I started, like, three days after Jason proposed. But it expires after a year... which would be May. The wedding is in August. That's not helpful. The trial version for the site was awesome! After two weeks it reverted to the standard version which is lame. So now I am considering moving to another site with no expiration date. It seems to have much more useful tools and seems to be free. I might work on it for two weeks to make sure it isn't a trial then direct everyone to it. So new website or old website?
That leads to the second decision. Do I use the free R.S.V.P. site that gives everyone a private access code? Or do I let them use the free R.S.V.P. feature on the new wedding website where anyone can do it and see everyone else's entry? It would be more difficult to do a separate site because each invitation would have to include a private access code. (Different for EVERY invitation) It would also be one more site everyone has to go to.
Ok choice number three. Should I do an online R.S.V.P. or just do response cards. I know some guests don't use the Internet, but I pretty much know who they are and can send them a response card.
Lastly, I am really excited about the online picture sharing BUT I saw another idea. I was reading about someone else online that had a photo station at her wedding. She had someone volunteer to man the station and had a laptop where guests uploaded their pictures before they even left the wedding. The DJ told everyone about it and then no one had to think about it when they got home. I think I would still want some kind of site so everyone could still see the pictures.... especially the ones from the disposable cameras. I guess I could just use Facebook though.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Ok so I am super into the DIY pomanders. I really like different styles too. Partially because I keep running out of stuff I start with....so I have to find additional materials! Well Miranda has an awesome one she's making for her wedding! It looks like it will take a lot of time.... but I'm going to start looking for ribbon! The above picture I stole from Miranda. This is the how to link:http://vintageglamblog.com/2009/04/diy-entry-7/
This is the first side of the cardbox. It's four frames nailed together (Thanks Dad!). This is just a picture from the fridge to give a rough idea of what I'm going for. This first side actaully took longer then expected. I'm happy with it so far but who knows, remember the original cake topper?
Here is a link for building your own cardbox from picture frames. (Mine is not exactly the same.) http://adorkable.so-uneek.com/d.php?go=cardbox
This is the link for the best directions that I found: http://onlyslightlyneurotic.blogspot.com/2008/07/dying-crinoline.html
Friday, September 11, 2009
Ok, it is obvious I have NO luck with dresses! It took me a while and I finally found the perfect bridesmaid dress. I asked the girls to order it and two weeks later I went to find the link to forward it..... and guess what? No longer available. So I frantically texted all the girls to see who had ordered theirs hoping that we got them all. Heather and Beth had theirs and that was it : ( So now we are back to the drawing board and I'm going to have to figure out something else. I'm sorry Heather and Beth! I feel really bad.