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Wood Guest Book
Caila in Wedding Reception, on July 27, 2020 at 9:08 AM

Anyone who has had people sign a piece of wood for their guest book, what is the best pen or writing utensil? I am trying to see what will show up the best!

Molly, Jul 28, 2020 15 105 1
Cupcake / Cake
Caila in Wedding Reception, on July 6, 2020 at 7:03 PM

We are about to order our cupcake/cake for our reception...we have 310 guests. How many servings should we plan for? What have some of you done or planning to do?

alicia, Jul 13, 2020 25 220
Wood Staining
Caila in Do It Yourself, on February 13, 2020 at 4:42 PM

Hi! Have any of you stained your own wood for DIY signs? Was it easy? Do you have any tips?! Thanks!!

Kyle, Jul 6, 2020 27 221 1
Live streaming wedding
Caila in Wedding Ceremony, on June 23, 2020 at 8:44 PM

So today we found out we can only have immediate family & wedding party at our ceremony. Has anyone live streamed their wedding?? If so, how did you do it?

Lynnie, Jun 25, 2020 5 161 1
Caila in Etiquette and Advice, on June 6, 2020 at 11:22 AM

Hi all! What is everyone doing for groomsmen gifts for the wedding?? And what did some of your future husbands get their dads? I have decided on gifts for my bridesmaids, MOB, MOG, FOB, stepfather of...

RaylaSan, Jun 7, 2020 6 119
Rehearsal/ Reception Set up
Caila in Planning, on June 3, 2020 at 8:27 AM

How long did it take everyone to set up their reception hall the day before? I am trying to think of what time to start setting up! Some of my bridesmaids have offered to come help and I don't know...

Veronica, Jun 3, 2020 9 74 1
Iowa Brides Dealing with Covid-19
Caila in Iowa Planning, on May 7, 2020 at 12:52 PM

All my Iowa brides getting married this summer... where are your heads at?! Are you thinking things will be okay with Kim Reynolds opening things up? I’m staying positive that things will be okay!! Im...

Caila, May 28, 2020 6 124
Table Assignments -- Yes or No
Caila in Wedding Reception, on May 15, 2020 at 9:31 AM

I am very torn on if we should do table assignments or not! I know we don't want to do assigned seats with name cards for everyone. Is it worth it to do assigned tables? I just don't want to be too...

Naikesha, May 28, 2020 28 205
Wedding Cake
Caila in Wedding Reception, on April 23, 2020 at 10:35 AM

Quick question here...we are doing sheet cake (cut into small squares) and then cupcakes as well. Has anyone else done this? If so, what did you do for your cake cutting? Did you get like a small 1...

Caila, Apr 27, 2020 8 81
Anns Bridal Bargain - stamp Question
Caila in Planning, on April 14, 2020 at 10:44 AM

Hi! Anyone who used Ann's Bridal Bargain I have a question! 1. Did you use 1 stamp to send the invites (using the inner envelope as well)? 2. Did you use postcard postage or regular 55 cent postage? I...

Anna, Apr 15, 2020 6 58
Wedding Bands
Caila in Wedding Attire, on February 24, 2020 at 1:18 PM

Hi!! Wedding band dilemma! I am having the hardest time deciding.... Does anyone have a wedding band on each side of their engagement ring, but they are different bands? If so, can I see pictures!! Or...

Caila, Mar 5, 2020 7 154
August 2020 Brides!
Caila in Planning, on January 27, 2020 at 1:06 PM

Hi all!! What are all the Brides getting married in 2020 working on now? What do you still have to do? How is your planning going. Just about 6 months out!!!

Caila, Feb 21, 2020 53 369 1
Wedding Timeline
Caila in Planning, on February 7, 2020 at 8:53 AM

Hi all! Our invites have the time of the cocktail hour/ dinner on the back. We are struggling to decide what time to start cocktail hour.... Our wedding is at 1:30 (full catholic mass), so will be...

Caila, Feb 7, 2020 4 76
Flower Filler
Caila in Do It Yourself, on January 29, 2020 at 9:49 AM

I am starting to look at flower filler with the hopes of starting my bouquets, corsages, and boutonnieres soon. I am using Sola Wood Flowers. What type of filler did everybody use?! I am really stuck...

Sara, Jan 29, 2020 1 109 1
Cocktail Hour
Caila in Wedding Reception, on January 24, 2020 at 2:37 PM

Has anyone done a cocktail hour sweets table? We are thinking of doing like chex mix, popcorn, m&m, reese's, snickers, and some sort of gummy. How much do you think we need of each? We are going...

kittycow, Jan 28, 2020 13 149 1
Centerpiece Help!!
Caila in Style and Décor, on December 30, 2019 at 4:23 PM

Did anyone use Wine bottles for centerpieces but not put flowers in them? I really like this idea but not sure what to do instead of flowers in the bottle without the number. Thanks!

Poornika, Jan 27, 2020 9 133 1
diy Timeline
Caila in Do It Yourself, on January 21, 2020 at 9:52 AM

Hi!! So I am doing quite a bit of DIY things, such as flowers, all decor for reception, stationary, etc. How far in advance did you all start doing things?? I don't want to start too early, but then I...

Caila, Jan 23, 2020 10 93
diy Stationary
Caila in Do It Yourself, on January 6, 2020 at 3:53 PM

Quick question!! Has anyone used the templates off of Etsy for things like accommodation cards, wedding programs or welcome cards? If so, did you go just go to like a Kinkos to print? Was it...

Maria, Jan 7, 2020 4 40
Caila in Style and Décor, on December 6, 2019 at 9:10 AM

I need some inspiration! I am having a hard time narrowing down what I want to exactly do for centerpieces. I know I want to use a wood slab and a wine bottle (painted), but unsure of what else to...

Catherine, Dec 6, 2019 9 144
Sola Wood Flowers damaged?
Caila in Style and Décor, on December 4, 2019 at 8:53 AM

My flowers have arrived!! I haven't looked through all of them, but I did notice that some of them did have some holes in them? Is this normal? Should I write to the company and ask about it?? Just...

Caila, Dec 4, 2019 4 105
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