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Did you start wedding planning before the proposal?

Lynnie, on January 21, 2020 at 11:05 AM Posted in Community Conversations 1 96
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It's time for your first confession!! Whether it was looking at wedding dresses online, saving your favorite wedding trends on pinterest, or slowly starting some initial venue research... did you start any wedding planning before the official proposal??


Are you innocent or guilty of planning before the proposal?



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Latest activity by Emilia, on July 13, 2021 at 12:46 PM
  • Ashley
    Devoted July 2021
    Ashley ·
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    The only thing I really did was make a Pinterest board and save some of my favorite dresses and decor ideas, but that still counts as planning I guess so, guilty.

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey ·
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    I had a Pinterest board of wedding stuff. But after we got engaged I bought a binder and created a very organized binder of wedding stuff and information. It's a little insanely organized but I make sure to update it when I need to.

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  • A
    Devoted October 2020
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    I started planning after we discussed and agreed to get married, but before the formal engagement with a ring and everything.
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  • Tiffany
    Expert March 2020
    Tiffany ·
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    Definitely guilty. Started a wedding board a few months before we got engaged, nothing too intense just dress styles I liked and a bunch of color schemes. None of which are the one I actually picked in the end!
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  • Lisa
    Expert October 2021
    Lisa ·
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    No. I didn’t even have a wedding Pinterest board! I knew for many years that we were going to get married. We didn’t start actually planning our wedding for two years after being engaged.
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  • Merline
    Super February 2020
    Merline ·
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    I had a few rings and dresses picked out on pinterest lol. We started talking about it and I knew which venue I wanted, but I waited until I got a ring before contacting any vendors.

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  • 2d Bride
    Champion October 2009
    2d Bride ·
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    I don't know that we had a formal proposal. Once we discussed it and agreed to be married, we considered ourselves engaged. We decided not to have rings. So I guess all the planning was done before the formal proposal.

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  • Rebecca
    Super January 2020
    Rebecca ·
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    Not seriously. I had a secret Pinterest board years before I started even dating my now husband and would post stuff every now and then. I didn't use any of it for inspiration for our actual wedding lol my tastes changed drastically since I first created that board back in 2013 lol

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  • Jasmine
    Master August 2021
    Jasmine ·
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    Hmm....somewhat guilty, I guess. I didn't plan like my dress or colors or anything. Someone we knew was getting married and when we RSVP'd, her website gave me inspiration to do our own wedding website lol.

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  • H
    Just Said Yes May 2020
    Hailey ·
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    I did some stuff. We’re getting married young (I’m 18) so we had been talking about it for a while so I definitely had some ideas. Then the ring took longer than expected so we were looking at vendors and stuff to at least have some stuff started! So very guilty lol
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  • Maria
    Just Said Yes October 2020
    Maria ·
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    Innocent. Didn't even consider a wedding until I was engaged.

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  • Chesney
    Savvy April 2021
    Chesney ·
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    I did a pinterest board and went to some bridal shows to just get some ideas. I knew the ring was coming and wanted some ideas!
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  • Jeanette
    Expert July 2022
    Jeanette ·
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    1000%... I was never that girl dreaming about her wedding until I met my FH. Smiley heart Then I had a secret Pinterest board. Smiley xd

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  • Shelby
    Expert November 2020
    Shelby ·
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    I would say kind of, I had different Pinterest boards.
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  • Alyssa
    Just Said Yes September 2021
    Alyssa ·
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    After we went to look for rings and I found the one I wanted, I started building a pinterest board of dress and decor ideas a couple of months before he actually proposed......so yes, I would have to say I am guilty

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  • Sweet'N'Rhodes
    Devoted March 2022
    Sweet'N'Rhodes ·
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    Strangely, no. I am innocent of this.

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  • Breanna
    Devoted September 2020
    Breanna ·
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    Guilty. We were talking about getting married months before the proposal so I just got a headstart on planning haha
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  • Nina Arszulowicz
    Savvy September 2020
    Nina Arszulowicz ·
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    Only pinned ideas on Pinterest
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  • Chantia
    Just Said Yes June 2021
    Chantia ·
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    I’m innocent
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  • Dulcena
    Savvy September 2021
    Dulcena ·
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    No I did not because I never thought we were going to get married. We had been dating for 10+ years!

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