So I thought I would start one of these now i'm getting well into the planning
Our colour scheme is cadbury purple
This is what is currently booked
Church - Our vicinity catholic church.
Venue - Mytton Fold. Same as Smileyfaces
Photographer - Kerry Woods. She won the North West Wedding award for photographer, she is absolutely amazing!! Stole these off her facebook page (public) for you to see how good she is.
Hair - Sam Gateley
Wedding Dress - Mori Lee 5368 love love love. This went way over my budget but hey ho, you only get married once (hopefully)
Wedding Hoop bought. I've also bought a veil, it looked lovely in the pictures but I hate it, I've seen some lovely ones on pre-loved for £20, cathedral length too so will keep my eye open next year.
I've just got all the stuff to start making our invites, I'm making pocket-folds so I'm just making the "shell" for now. I will document how I've made them
Got a quote for DJ and Photobooth (still toying with whether or not to have Photobooth as it's £400 just for that eeek but we would love one)
And we are going to look at wedding cars on the 5th December
I'm loving wedding planning!!
Also we've decided where we are going for hen do - we are going to Dublin!! And although we get married in Feb we are going at the end of September because I don't want people to skint themselves so close to xmas.
So today my ribbon arrived for my invites and I've ordered two stamps to use on them!! Here's the stamps. Hope they look ok. They should arrive next week then hopefully next weekend I will be able to make my first pocketfold!!
My All you need is love stamp arrived today, i forgot to order an acrylic block so i went and visited the engineers at work and they've made me something up which is just as good and should work a treat!!
Went to a wedding fair yesterday with my friend which was lovely. She isn't a bridesmaid because I can't afford it, but I would love for her to be and she knows that, I might ask her to be a witness at the register signing and still buy her a small gift to let her know how much I've appreciated her coming to wedding fairs and putting up with me for two years haha.
There was a mind reading magician on and oh my word he was absolutely fantastic!! If we could afford it we would be booking him, bit gutted really that we can't afford it but just keep thinking all that matters is us getting married!! xxx
Booked our photobooth, i had a quote for £400 from one company, but i've gone with a company who have a very different type of photo booth for £300 for 3 hours (including a free guestbook)
They're called bubbly booths, and the link to their website is here.
I love how different the photobooth is and that we can have them put a purple light in there which will match with out colour scheme
The only thing i'm a little concerned with is she doesn't want a deposit, just pay on the night?? They seem legit, my friend has used them and they're on facebook etc. Just seems strange not taking a deposit? xx
I’ve just spoke to the venue and they’ve said there’s 41 rooms available out of 43 for the night of the wedding.
The rooms only go on the website a year before the day but anyone can ring and book, now I’m worrying with it being valentines weekend that they’re going to get booked before I send out invites 3 months before.
I don’t know whether to send save the dates out and put details on there of rooms maybe a year before even though we had originally said no save the dates??
I know that my guests will fill the hotel but I didn’t want people booking so far in advance and similarly don’t want people to miss out on a room?!?!?!
So here is the front and inside of my first "mock" invite. Think we are going to scrap the All you need is love stamp as it really doesn't go with the rest of the invite. I need to add the purple glitter card on the middle page inside but I don't have much of that so i'm not wasting it on a mock invite lol
Not sure how to have the front now, I think i'm just going to leave it with the ribbon maybe.
So i'm currently looking into another DIY project. These are £6 in hobbycraft
I'm thinking of painting them purple then covering with purple glitter and having them on the top table infront of me and Andrew in the day then move onto the table that will have guestbook and card postbox etc on at night.
And speaking of guestbook we are thinking of maybe having a Jenga set up and ask the guests to take a piece and sign and pop into a bowl, then we can rebuild the day after and read them etc.
We have also decided to do save the dates which will be sent out in february asking everyone to book hotel rooms too if they want one as we went to the wedding venue on Sunday, and when speaking to the hotel they said the people booking rooms the saturday night are guests from the wedding happening on Sunday!!
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