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I love all things wedding! My wedding was simple, relatively inexpensive and a lot of DIY.

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June 15, 2019

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Online party invitations
Melle in Parties and Events, on June 7, 2022 at 11:18 AM

Hello! I used to use Evite quite a bit but I ran into a situation a few years ago when people were adding plus ones or extra guests and I didn't intend on that. It wasn't a problem back then though...

Monique, Jun 7, 2022 6 71
Counting for inflation in wedding gift?
Melle in Etiquette and Advice, on December 10, 2021 at 12:26 PM

My friends laughed when I asked this question haha. Should I count for inflation in a cash gift I am giving to a wedding I am attending soon? So here's a bit of background: I typically gift back what...

Mrs. Coakley, Dec 13, 2021 10 280
Wedding gift for someone who is getting married again?
Melle in Etiquette and Advice, on August 9, 2021 at 12:02 PM

My husband's BFF is getting married again [this is his 3rd wedding]. I guess I've personally never been in this situation before where I've been to someone's wedding again especially one that soon...

Jake, Aug 28, 2021 7 250
Funny bridesmaid buzzfeed articles
Melle in Community Conversations, on March 18, 2021 at 11:16 PM

I was going thru this and thought to share it for laughs: Anyone here have some...

Fred, Apr 5, 2021 6 174
Design your own tablescape
Melle in Community Conversations, on January 21, 2021 at 12:28 PM

Hello, Does anyone know of any websites or apps where i can design my own tablescape? I was wanting to get some new placemats, table runner and linen, etc for my dining table and I'm having kind of a...

Melle, Jan 22, 2021 3 258
bam 6-15-19
Melle in Community Conversations, on June 21, 2019 at 1:52 PM

Hello all, I had my wedding on 6-15-2019 and boy did that day FLY by. I don't yet have my wedding video and photos from my team but I've a lot of photos my friends took. Some hiccups: 1] venue did not...

Melle, Nov 15, 2020 10 517
What was your favorite thing about your bridal shower?
Melle in Parties and Events, on October 19, 2020 at 5:24 PM

What was your favorite thing about your bridal shower? Or for those that had a co-ed wedding shower, what was your favorite aspect about it? My favorite aspect of mine was the mimosa bar! I also had a...

Lynnie, Oct 21, 2020 8 124
Maid of honor vs matron of honor
Melle in Family and Relationships, on October 13, 2020 at 6:39 PM

I was just curious if anyone here was called maid of honor when they're married? My bff and I had a convo about this before her wedding last month in which i was in her bridal party. I got married in...

Judith, Oct 15, 2020 15 257
First dance song
Melle in Wedding Reception, on July 29, 2020 at 1:57 AM

What is or what will be Your first dance song? How did you choose it? Mine is More than anyone by Gavin Degraw. I was a big One Tree Hill fan back in the day but also I just loved the lyrics to that...

Annie, Sep 13, 2020 15 147 1
Do i let it go or address it?
Melle in Community Conversations, on August 12, 2020 at 8:33 PM

I am currently in a bridal party. Including me there’s 4 of us. 3 of us live in California and the co matron of honor lives in Arizona where the bride is and where the wedding and all the pre wedding...

Molly, Aug 13, 2020 12 329
What do you meme?
Melle in Community Conversations, on August 10, 2020 at 4:16 PM

Show me a meme that pertains to your relationship now or to your wedding plans currently! Let’s just say I have gotten to very comfortable stages aha. We actually hit our one year wedding anniversary...

Rebecca, Aug 11, 2020 8 110
Show me your ceremony aisle decor/inspo
Melle in Style and Décor, on July 13, 2020 at 11:15 PM

What did you guys all do or want to do for your ceremony aisle decor!? I kept mine simple and just used ribbon in my wedding colors. This was my inspo pic:

Courtney, Jul 19, 2020 7 138 2
Did you enforce masks?
Melle in Community Conversations, on July 1, 2020 at 1:40 PM

Hello, To bridal party members and brides - for any event whether the wedding or pre wedding events like the bridal shower, bachelorette, engagement party, etc. -- did you enforce wearing face...

Katyalex, Jul 11, 2020 35 567 2
Show me your bridesmaid proposals!
Melle in Do It Yourself, on June 29, 2020 at 6:28 PM

I gave my girls a really small bridesmaid proposal thing way late when I got married but I would love to see what everyone else had given their bridal party members when they proposed [or are planning...

Pirate & 60s Bride, Jul 1, 2020 23 291
Bridal shower and bachelorette social distancing and covid precautions?
Melle in Parties and Events, on June 30, 2020 at 11:29 AM

Hello, So in late August, we are holding a bachelorette and bridal shower weekend for my best friend. I brought up the topic with the other bridal party members about what precautions we should be...

Rebecca, Jun 30, 2020 10 806
Bridesmaid dress costs
Melle in Wedding Attire, on June 17, 2020 at 3:40 PM

Just curious - for those who have ever been in a bridal party, what is the most you spent on your bridal party attire? Did you ever rewear your bridal party attire beyond the wedding you were in?

Rebeca, Jun 18, 2020 30 369 2
How many brides did not get your wedding dress altered?
Melle in Wedding Attire, on May 7, 2020 at 12:45 PM

Asking for my bff. She bought her gown at david's bridal and she brought it home and tried it on just to see if she would need alterations. She definitely needs them. But we got curious - how many...

Melle, May 7, 2020 9 184
Hawaiian/luau/tropical themed bridal shower
Melle in Parties and Events, on March 5, 2020 at 2:36 PM

Did anyone have a Hawaiian or luau or tropical themed bridal shower??? If so, can you drop some photos? the bridal party I am in decided to do this for our bride and so I thought I’d come here see if...

Melle, Mar 9, 2020 4 66
Sending shower invites
Melle in Parties and Events, on February 25, 2020 at 2:46 PM

How soon before a shower do you send invitations? We settled on August 23rd for the shower date. I am a part of a bridal party hosting a shower for the bride. We are having it in a backyard of one of...

Nicole, Feb 25, 2020 4 81
Does your engagement ring color mean anything?
Melle in Wedding Attire, on September 30, 2019 at 2:09 PM

For those of you who have a colored stone/gemstone for your engagement ring, is there a meaning behind that color? Many gemstones represent something symbolically or it could be purely the fact that...

Andrea, Nov 3, 2019 35 316
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