Lisa & Brian
Dedicated November 2009

Fall Brides in 2009...

Lisa & Brian, on September 9, 2009 at 10:32 AM Posted in Planning 0 39
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I was just wondering if anyone wanted to share some details about their wedding this Fall-It's always fun learning about what other brides are doing.

Date: 11/6

Where? Chicago, IL

Who is marrying you? my brother who got ordained online

Colors/theme? Fall colors-bridesmaids' dresses are apple red.

Centerpieces? Tall cylinder vase filled w/ stone pebbles & leaves connected to the branch submerged below water.

Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

As a surprise for my fiance, I hired 3 bagpipers and 1 drummer. A family friend will say an Irish blessing & they will come out.

What will your placecards look like? I will have a layered placecard with apple red & chocolate brown. Somewhere on the card, I'm going to use my "stampin'" skills. Smiley smile

What are your favors, if any? Taffy Apples

First dance song? Collide by Howie Day

Cake topper? Monogram B with beading

What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Not sure.

What did I forget?

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  • FMS, the barefoot wife!
    Master August 2010
    FMS, the barefoot wife! ·
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    Date: 8/7/2010

    Where? manning, ab

    Who is marrying you? JP from next town over

    Colors/theme? chocolate brown and champgane

    Centerpieces? square vase with ivory flowers and berries I think,,

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    Ukrainain: When I get to the end of the aisle, my dad will give me away then me and my FH stand on an embroidered towel, this signify us as husband and wife in the ukrainian aspect

    What will your placecards look like? open seating, will have reserved spots for immediate family, but that might change to place cards

    What are your favors, if any? Donation to Diabetes, Heart and Stroke and Cancer research

    First dance song? make a memoery by bonjovi, possibly, haven't decided

    Cake topper? none!

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Not sure.

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  • Dyan
    Devoted October 2009
    Dyan ·
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    Date: 10/4

    Where? Annapolis, MD

    Who is marrying you? my aunt, she is a minister

    Colors/theme? cornflower and chocolate brown

    Centerpieces? Bulb vase with large hydrangea, surrounded by 5 ivory votives

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding? We're going to jump the broom

    What will your placecards look like? My place cards and favors are one and the same. They are photo coasters. The inside will show the guest name(s) and table number.

    What are your favors, if any? see above

    First dance song? The Sweetest Love by Robin Thicke

    Cake topper? Acrylic heart with our names engraved

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Personalized canvas tote bags and their wedding jewelry.

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  • C
    Master October 2009
    CelticChick831 ·
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    Date: 10/17

    Where? port republic, MD

    Who is marrying you? one of my FH's co-workers dad is a minister. He is funny and will be there for us

    Colors/theme? apple red, yellow and brown. Barn country fall style

    Centerpieces? white pumpkins with berry garland and some fall colored leaves scattered

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding? I am giving my grandmother a "morning pin" with a picture of my grandfather in it, I will have it pinned to my boquet during the ceremony

    what will your placecards look like? dont have any. Open seating

    What are your favors, if any? book mark with a red maple leaf on the top and a nice "thank you" poem on it

    First dance song? Waltz by phil keaggy. Listen: http://www.amazon.com/Waltz/dp/B001GU0S96

    Cake topper? willow tree figure. See: http://www.weddingcollectibles.com/images/P/together.jpg

    bridal party gifts: various items

    frgetting? dont know, I forgot about it....

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  • Kari95630
    Expert October 2009
    Kari95630 ·
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    Date: October 3rd, 2009

    Where? Sacramento, Calif

    Who is marrying you? Some crazy officiant I found online. He's a little off his rocker but our ceremony is short and he was $100. Should be interesting!

    Colors/theme? Dark purple, silver and deep orange

    Centerpieces? Clear, square vases filled with dark orange roses and submersible LED lights since its outside.

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    Just the basic traditional stuff.

    What will your placecards look like? Not having any- open seating.

    What are your favors, if any? Not having favors since I think they're lame and just an extra expense

    First dance song? Havne't picked it yet, but am thinking the song from Top Gun (take my breath away)

    Cake topper? Monogram kDj

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? I made the BMs necklaces, bought a rhinestone necklace for flower girl, groomsme- we are still deciding that.

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  • Alexis
    Super September 2009
    Alexis ·
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    Date: 9/26

    Where? Redding, CA

    Who is marrying you? my Real estate agent!

    Colors/theme? Fall colors-bridesmaids' dresses are "moss" green other colors are oranges, browns, yellows

    Centerpieces? wooden boxes with a ribbon tacked with upholstrey tacks, moss inside box with tall candle holder with ivory candle/matching ribbon with tea lights around the box. Table numbers are in the box which are painted rocks. 1/2 centerpieces are the same but with dried green grass "branches"

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding? just a prayer & sand ceremony

    What will your placecards look like? one seating sign in a frame out front - FI is making

    What are your favors, if any? Homemade canned pickles and candy rings, cookie/candy buffet

    First dance song? Forever, john michael montgomery

    Cake topper? wooden L with beading

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? jewelry, flipflops, cosmetic bags. Moh massage too! Guys - flasks/mugs

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  • fsuchick97
    Expert October 2009
    fsuchick97 ·
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    -Date: 10/17

    -Where? Tampa, FL

    -Who is marrying you? An officiant we found online

    -Colors/theme? Deep purple/plum with accents in silver and green

    -Centerpieces? Silver lanterns with candles resting on beach sand

    -Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    We'll honor my fh's parents and my grandmother, all passed way in the last couple of years.

    -What will your placecards look like? White place cards tied to little silver lanterns (similar to our centerpieces), resting on beach sand with shells and starfish mixed in.

    -First dance song? Could Not Ask For More Sarah Evans or Edwin McCain, we haven't decided on which version yet.

    -Cake topper? Circle of Love bride and groom

    -What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Ladies-Digital Picture Frames, Men- cigar or golf stuff

    -What did I forget? I'm sure I've forgotten lots of things, but they can't be that important...right?!?

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  • Jennifer
    Expert September 2009
    Jennifer ·
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    Date: 9/19

    Where: Silas Condict Park, Kinnelon, NJ

    Who is marrying you?: friend of FH

    Colors/Theme: fall colors

    Centerpieces: white mums

    Special/Cultural Event: none

    Placecards: not having any. Reception is an informal bbq.

    First dance song: Thank You by BonJovi

    Cake Topper: not having one.

    Bridal party gifts?: not having a bridal party.

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  • Leti
    Expert October 2009
    Leti ·
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    -Ocotber 24, 2009

    -San Antonio, TX

    -Our Father from our church

    -Black, dark pink (or fusia), with some white and silver

    -Small hurrican vases lit and filled with crystals with dark pink rose bouquets

    -No special or cultural event

    -Open seating

    -"Only You Can Love Me This Way"-Keith Urban

    -Dark Pink Roses...monogram jBl on middle tier

    -I've paid $40 towards each BM dress and will buy their jewelry. We're not sure what we're doing for the GM

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  • Analy aka T-waffle
    Master October 2009
    Analy aka T-waffle ·
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    Date: 10/3/09

    Where? Bodega Bay, Ca

    Who is marrying you? FH's close friend of 15 yrs

    Colors/theme? Burnt orange and plum with some silver accents

    Centerpieces? low, lush garden styled flowers in shades of plum and orange

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    All the guys are wearing barongs, the traditional Filipino formal shirts

    What will your placecards look like? Ivory with hand stamped plum and orange filigree

    What are your favors, if any? Tulip bulbs and Filipino milk candy

    First dance song? Sea of Love

    Cake topper? Custom made figurines of us and our doggies Smiley smile (see my boards)

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? everyone is getting something different, but the guys are keeping their custom shirts from PI, and the girls are getting their jewelry along with a tote of stuff

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  • VegasBride
    Super September 2009
    VegasBride ·
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    Date: 9.24.09

    Where? Texas Station Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV

    Who is marrying you? Whomever the casino provides

    Colors/theme? Black, White, and Silver / Texas and Vegas Fusion

    Centerpieces? Round Mirrors with a votive on top.

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    None

    What will your placecards look like? They are just color card stock. We had nice placecards and then the venue informed us that we had to color coordinate our place cards with our meal selections.

    What are your favors, if any? Martini Glasses that contain 2 oz. of Black and White M&M's and a personalized poker chip that will sit on top of a glass coaster that says Lucky in Love and has the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign on it.

    First dance song? When You Say You Love Me, Josh Groban

    Cake topper? A glass heart that is personalized with our name and date

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Tote bags, Jewelry, and emergency kit for the day.

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  • Leann83
    Dedicated October 2009
    Leann83 ·
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    Date: 10/30/09

    Where? Salem, OR

    Who is marrying you? Fr. Tim Mockaitis

    Colors/theme? Scarlet red, white and black

    Centerpieces? Tall cylinder vase with red and black pebbles on the bottom and curly willow branches and red dahlias in the middle

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    Small bouquets of white roses in small vases in memory of grandparents who have passed

    What will your placecards look like? I haven't gotten to that detail yet

    What are your favors, if any? Candy boxes with a fall leaf design and wine glasses with a red gel candle inside

    First dance song? Every time I close my eyes by Babyface

    Cake topper? Bare branches that come out on top and the sides

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? bracelets

    What did I forget? flowers

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  • Mrs. Katie Rinker
    Expert October 2009
    Mrs. Katie Rinker ·
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    Date: 10/03/09

    Where? Southern NJ

    Who is marrying you? Rev. Natalie (Soulmates Ceremonies)

    Colors/theme? Fall colors my BM are each in diff color Choc, Eggplant, Mocha, Burgundy, Cinnamon, & Midnight Navy

    Centerpieces? Tall cylinder vase filled w/ indian corn w/ floating Oak leaf candle.

    Placecards? 2 Pretzels in a cellobag tied w/ Satin ribbon w/ a Acorn Shaped tag "Thanks for being being with us when we "TIED THE KNOT!" Name & Table # hense the pretzels

    What are your favors? Fall scented Candles & Spoon w/ Hershey Kisses on it & a tag that reads "A Spoonful of Kisses from the New Mr. & Mrs.!!"

    First dance song? Greatest Story ever told-Oliver James

    Cake topper? Flowers

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Necklaces, Earrings, & Bracelets & Satin Travel Jewelry Pouches w/ their Initial on it & Guys-got fav. liquor & flasks w/ initials engraved

    What did I forget? nothing that I know of yet

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  • Mrs. Katie Rinker
    Expert October 2009
    Mrs. Katie Rinker ·
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    Date: 10/03

    Where? Southern NJ

    Who is marrying you? Rev. Natalie from Soulmates Ceremonies

    Colors/theme? My BM are each in diff. fall color Choc., Eggplant, Cinnamon, Burgundy, Midnight Navy, & Mocha

    Centerpieces? Tall cylinder vase filled w/ Indian Corn & Floating Oak Leaf Candle.

    What will your placecards look like? I have 2 Pretzels in a cello bag tied w/ Satin Cooper Ribbon & An Acorn Shaped tag & it says "Thanks for being with us when we "TIED THE KNOT!" Name & Table # hense the pretzels tying the knot

    What are your favors? Fall Scented Candles & A spoonful of Hershey Kisses w/ a tag saying "A Spoonful of Kisses from the new Mr. & Mrs."

    First dance song? Greatest Story ever told by Oliver James

    Cake topper? Fresh Flowers (Orange Roses)

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Necklaces, Earrings, & Bracelet inside a Satin Travel Jewelry Pouch that has their Initial embrod. on it & guys got bottle of fav. liquor & initialed flasksSmiley smile

    What did I forget?

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  • Mrs. Katie Rinker
    Expert October 2009
    Mrs. Katie Rinker ·
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    Sorry my computer went crazy!!!

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  • CBride092
    Savvy October 2009
    CBride092 ·
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    Date: 10/17/09

    Where? arlington heights il

    Who is marrying you? our pastor

    Colors/theme? wine

    Centerpieces? cherry brandy roses in a square vase

    What will your placecards look like? placecards attached to mini champagne bottles, Marti Asti

    What are your favors, if any? Mini champagne bottles

    First dance song? Andre Bocelli - Con Te Partiro

    Cake topper? Craft birds bride and groom, made them myself

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? Coach wristlets

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  • Lisa & Brian
    Dedicated November 2009
    Lisa & Brian ·
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    Good morning!

    Very cool to hear about everyone's details. I love all of your color combos.

    Congratulations on your special day that's coming up real quick. Smiley smile

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  • Talred
    September 2009
    Talred ·
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    Date: 9/19

    Where? Charlevoix, MI

    Who is marrying you? Rev. Ed Remaly & Paster Glad Remaly

    Colors/theme? CelestialSmiley atonishedun, Moon, Stars, Navy Blue Silver, touches of Gold

    Centerpieces? Tall single candle stands with clear beads (moon) tall white candles with stars attached

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding?

    Family ceremony, giving my(my, now our) kid Family medallions.

    What will your place cards look like? navy blus background with gold, sun, moons, stars embossed on them,same as our invites just smaller

    What are your favors, if any? White ceramic stars with the words, Love, Dream, Believe, Wish embossed in gold, with a ribbon bows with our names, wedding date in navy and silver.

    First dance song? You're to good to be true by Bert Backarack (FH fav)

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  • Talred
    September 2009
    Talred ·
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    Cake topper? Humm hard to describe, but here goes: a cobalt blue bottle with a wire sculpture of a sun with sunglasses & crescent moon the sculpture sits on top of the bottle all of wich sit on a small turn table( I will post pics on boards)

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? BM: Monogrammed necklaces, dangle star earrings, GM: Monogrammed leather money clips, engraved fountain pens

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  • R
    Devoted November 2009
    RachieL7 ·
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    Date: 11/21/09

    Where? Annadale, VA

    Who is marrying you? Unknown. My pastor situation is in the air

    Colors/theme? expresso and ivory accented with burgundy and orange

    Centerpieces? tall thin vases with sunk red cabbage, berries fall branches and flowers coming out the top

    What will your placecards look like? ivory with nice printed design

    What are your favors, if any? my mom is making her famous sugar cookies in the shape of a either a bride or groom. Brides are vanilla and groom's cookes are chocolate

    First dance song? no clue

    Cake topper? flowers

    What are you getting for bridal party gifts? girls jewlrey and clutches, men no clue

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  • Gershelda
    VIP October 2009
    Gershelda ·
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    Date: 10/10

    Where? Roland, Oklahoma

    Who is marrying you? my brother who is a preacher.

    Colors/theme? Red, purple(eggplant), black, and white.

    Centerpieces? Uh, mini pumpkins, mums, Mother Nature

    Special or cultural event you are carrying out at your wedding? We are doing a family unity candle. We each picked out a color that represents what we wanted for our union/marriage. At the end of the ceremony, we are having our kids join us and I wrote out a special ceremony just for this.

    What will your placecards look like? We are not having a "sit" down dinner. We're having a bom fire and roasting hotdogs and making s'mores.

    What are your favors, if any? Hershey Kisses and a candy buffet

    First dance song? Not having one...just plugging in the radio and dancing

    Cake topper? We are having 3 separte cakes, so we have 3 toppers. On the top cake we have silver double hearts, the second cake will have a..

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