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Dress Fitting! A-line, cathedral train, American bustle
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on April 20, 2019 at 4:51 PM

I had my last fitting! The seamstress is going to hold onto my dress for me and she’ll steam it right before the wedding. It was amazing to have it all fitted to me, I didn't want to take it off!!! I...

Jill, Jan 24, 2021 8 710 3
Reusing bouquets as centerpieces?
Summerbride77 in Style and Décor, on December 9, 2018 at 11:54 AM

We had our consultation with our florist yesterday (!!!), it was awesome and I'm so excited, but our plan is to have a long kings table in the center of the room with the bridal party and their...

Grace, Jun 17, 2020 19 4,809
Two officiants - script examples
Summerbride77 in Wedding Ceremony, on July 16, 2018 at 6:05 PM

Hello! So as part of a compromise with my parents, we're likely to have two officiants: the good friend who introduced us and a more traditional non-religious officiant. Does anyone have script...

Kennyatta, Dec 8, 2019 12 2,689
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on September 8, 2018 at 6:47 PM

Toying with the idea of adding gloves to my dress (here's a pic of the dress with gloves). It's a July wedding so I'm not sure. Anyone where gloves at their wedding?

Rachel, Jul 8, 2019 10 249
Checking Diys off my list!
Summerbride77 in Do It Yourself, on June 29, 2019 at 2:58 PM

My wedding is definitely diy-light but I’m finishing up the few I do have! Finished our signs and close to finishing the inserts for our welcome bags!

Cyndy, Jun 29, 2019 4 112
Hair And Makeup Trial
Summerbride77 in Hair and Makeup, on June 21, 2019 at 11:02 AM

Had my hair and makeup trail yesterday. We ended up slightly different than what I originally thought but overall I’m super happy with how it came out. We may go a smidge heavier on the makeup and...

Jamie, Jun 27, 2019 20 309 2
5 days left!
Summerbride77 in Planning, on June 26, 2019 at 10:46 AM

Workdays that is! I’ve got five more workdays in the office before I go on PTO and 10 days until the wedding, the bridebrain is real. Who else in the final count down?

Summerbride77, Jun 26, 2019 6 48
How much dancing will you have?
Summerbride77 in Wedding Reception, on June 4, 2019 at 5:55 PM

We’re solidifying our reception schedule and I'm realizing we really only have an hour of dancing. I'm kinda bummed and wish I had negotiated an earlier start time (can't add time on due to sound...

Furture Mrs. G, Jun 5, 2019 16 255
Ugh... destination(ish) wedding vent
Summerbride77 in Planning, on May 28, 2019 at 5:56 PM

Wedding planning so far has been pretty stress free. We had a bit of drama with a bridal shower but I was okay with just letting it go and being super excited for a bridal luncheon right before the...

Summerbride77, Jun 4, 2019 3 116
Bridesmaid robes - etsy 60%
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on April 28, 2019 at 8:28 PM

Stumbled on a 60% sale from an etsy shop on bridesmaid robes. Thought I'd share!...

Jo, May 23, 2019 1 69
His wedding band - Etsy question
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on April 30, 2019 at 11:19 AM

Has anyone purchased a ring from the shop Theonar on Etsy? Looking for some real life pictures of the rings on people’s fingers.

Jo, May 23, 2019 1 46
Etiquette you hate (but deal with)
Summerbride77 in Etiquette and Advice, on April 8, 2019 at 11:43 AM

Weddings seem to have more etiquette than any other event or interaction in life. There are definitely times we’ve all said “screw it” an done something we felt was right even if it wasn’t excatly in...

Rebecca, May 7, 2019 3 116
Because weddings don’t come with enough stress...
Summerbride77 in Fitness and Health, on May 1, 2019 at 11:46 AM

There is an amazing blog I follow from a woman I went to school with /use to work with call Werth Your While. She’s a registered dietitian and reporter and her blogs cover eating disorders, healthy...

Pattie, May 1, 2019 3 153
Totally paranoid about weight!
Summerbride77 in Fitness and Health, on April 22, 2019 at 11:54 AM

I’ve been really good through all of wedding planning about trying not to worry about weight. I had my last dress fitting and it fits like a glove. Seriously, there is not a millimeter of wiggle room...

Hannah, Apr 25, 2019 6 146
Fashion tape recommendations!
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on April 23, 2019 at 2:17 PM

I have a couple spot of my dress where I need a piece of fashion tape to hold in place so it falls correctly (around the boobs). Does anyone have a brand you recommend and due you match the tape to...

Jo, Apr 25, 2019 2 61
Vendor Advice - Don't be Afraid to Ask!
Summerbride77 in Planning, on April 17, 2019 at 7:26 PM

I see a lot of comments on this thread about being nervous to ask vendor questions or bring up their budget and push back. I wanted to share my experience with my florist which I hope will help other...

shayandbae, Apr 17, 2019 1 134
When did you know you loved them?
Summerbride77 in Family and Relationships, on April 8, 2019 at 12:01 PM

We share a lot of proposal and marriage stories on here. Let’s go back further than that. When did you first realize that you loved your future spouse? Was there a moment when it just clicked or was...

Cassie, Apr 10, 2019 12 112
Bridal Luncheon / Welcome Party Dress!
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on April 7, 2019 at 5:04 PM

I bought my dress for my bridal luncheon and welcome party (both are the day before the wedding!) I’m so excited I can’t wait for it to get here!! It’s from lulus: FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE WHITE FLORAL...

Tara, Apr 9, 2019 9 164
Garter toss alternative
Summerbride77 in Wedding Reception, on April 8, 2019 at 2:16 PM

Alright to my FH, my mom, and my FMIL want me to do the bouquet toss. I’ve been completely overruled 🤣 . It’s fine we’re gonna have fun with it and include more people than just the single girls, I’ll...

Britani, Apr 8, 2019 7 177
Boudoir question / cleaning corset
Summerbride77 in Wedding Attire, on April 6, 2019 at 3:48 PM

My boudoir shoot is next weekend. One of my outfits is using my corset vest from my renfaire outfit. My one hiccup is the last time I wore it we got caught in a torrential downpour and it desperately...

Summerbride77, Apr 8, 2019 6 128
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