Wedding Obsessed

Maybe… July 31, 2008

Filed under: accessories,tradition,Uncategorized — marymoore @ 11:26 am
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I really really LOVE the garters I listed below from etsy, but this weekend my mom and I found the garter she wore and I am considering making it my something blue (it could double as something old and borrowed too). Here’s a picture…

I’m thinking that I could get it dry cleaned, add a little more beading in the front, and put some monograms in it. I could put my parents wedding date and then mine and Marks’. That way, it could truly be an heirloom!

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Update! July 30, 2008

Filed under: desserts,flowers,food,vendor — marymoore @ 6:07 pm

I have been away quite a while from the blog, but I have completed quite a few wedding tasks!

  • I booked a DJ and I will later blog about ALL the songs I do and I don’t want played. FYI..I’m anti- organized dances
  • I met with three florists (exhausting!) and decided on one-ofcourse the most expensive-but she is soo creative and we are gonna come up with some ways to save money. Later, I’ll blog about the creative ideas!
  • I met with a caterer and he is gonna get a quote to me on all of my desserts for the reception. My bridesmaid that I took with me is on Weight Watchers (as am I) and it was torture to talk about desserts for an hour!
  • I met with my wedding planner and she set me up with a baker, linen rental place, and stationers to meet with on my next visit home.
 

Something Blue and Sexy July 21, 2008

Filed under: Etsy,garter,Uncategorized — marymoore @ 9:00 pm
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Garters! I still have ten months to plan my wedding, but I tend to want to check off some of the little things on my list. As of now, I have three options for my garter. I want it to count as my “something blue” and also for it to be something original. When I think of original, my mind goes straight to etsy. All of these Garters are made my Rose Tree Garters AKA GarterLady on Etsy.


     

    Shooters!

    Filed under: desserts,food — marymoore @ 5:04 pm
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    I’m having ALL desserts at the wedding. I definitely want these delicious looking treats served at the reception!

    Picture from… Here

     

    I LOVE LISTS! July 19, 2008

    Filed under: flowers,Paper — marymoore @ 12:47 pm
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    I’ve always been a little OCD with creating to do lists. I love the feeling of crossing off an item on my list. With wedding planning, it seems like the lists are never ending. The current list I’m working on is everything I need from the florists….Here’s what I got so far.

    • Bridal Bouquet
    • Tossing Bouquet
    • Maid of Honor and Bridesmaid Bouquets
    • Groom’s Boutonniere
    • Best Man and Groomsman Boutonnieres
    • Ring Bearer Boutonniere
    • Flower Girl Tossing Flowers
    • Flower Girl Flowers for Hair
    • Usher Boutonnieres
    • Program Attendent Corsages
    • Minister Boutonniere
    • Reader Corsage
    • Singer Corsage
    • Mother Corsages
    • Father Boutonnieres
    • Grandmother Corsages
    • Grandfather Boutonnieres
    • Flowers to Mark Aisles
    • Flowers to Decorate Gazebo
    • Flowers to Mark Entrance of Aisle
    • Hairpiece for Reception
    • Center Pieces
    • Loose Flowers for buffet and cake tables

    Here are some great lists from Knock Knock

     

    The Venue July 15, 2008

    Filed under: ceremony,reception,ridge valley farms,vendor — marymoore @ 12:15 am
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    My fiance and I wanted an outdoor wedding (even though I am scared to death that it will rain!). We looked at places all over East Tennessee and finally decided on Ridge Valley Farms. It’s a gorgeous location that we can have the ceremony and reception at. Here are some pictures I took on our first visit.

      View from the gazebo and where the reception will be

      The gazebo at the base of the hill and where the ceremony will be

       

      Have your cake and eat it too! July 14, 2008

      Filed under: food,wedding cake — marymoore @ 1:33 pm
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      There’s not too much about me or the wedding I’m planning that’s traditional. The overall theme I’m going for with the wedding is modern, fun, and funky but I still want a few traditional items thrown in. One tradition I would like to keep is having a white cake.

      Here are a few of my favorites…

        *From Martha Stewart

          *From The Knot

            *From Magpies