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Alec'sPrincess
07-24-2008, 06:42 PM
Hi Everyone!

I first want to thank everyone for all the information on this board. I don't know what I would do without it! :worship: Our escape wedding is on December 9th, 2008 at the WP. I can't wait!

I am Amy, I'm 22 and am in advertising. My fiance, Alec is 35 :blush: and is an expense analyst.

How We Met:

We met 7 years ago at my first job, at a movie theater. We have been dating for 5 years, moved across the country together, and then back again! He's the one who knows me best and I can't wait to continue our life together! :love:

The Proposal:

We visited Disney World on a trip in December 07. On a previous trip together, we had gotten the "Leave a Legacy" at Epcot with our pictures on the stone slabs just as you walk into the park. We were eager to find our picture. We finally found it, and Alec proposed right there! In front of our picture! He said he did it so "I'll always remember exactly where we got engaged, so we can tell our kids" I thought it was so special. We were the only ones around and got to revel in our own happiness!

This was right after the proposal!

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/n35803317_31738402_3437-1.jpg

And another one from the engagement trip!

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/n35803317_31738301_5797.jpg

Disney holds a special place in both our hearts because it was our first vacation together. The first time Alec went to Disney World was when I took him. He loves (OK, maybe obsessed with) it now, and we try to go every chance we get!

more to come....as the anticipation builds!!! :)

XmasPixie
07-24-2008, 07:12 PM
Congratulations! What a nice story & nice pictures, too.

I'm so excited - we are like wedding twins. My wedding is also 12/9/08 only I am going to be over at the Swan. :cool1:

Good luck with your planning. I will be sure to keep up with it. It's getting so close isn't it? I hope you enjoy the process :goodvibes

Alec'sPrincess
07-25-2008, 06:17 PM
Congratulations! What a nice story & nice pictures, too.

I'm so excited - we are like wedding twins. My wedding is also 12/9/08 only I am going to be over at the Swan. :cool1:

Good luck with your planning. I will be sure to keep up with it. It's getting so close isn't it? I hope you enjoy the process :goodvibes

Thank you so much, XmasPixie! I have read your PJ and it sounds so fun! I can't believe how close December 9th is getting! :banana:

Alec'sPrincess
07-25-2008, 09:12 PM
Ok, so here are some details about our wedding:

We’ve invited 11 of our closest family and friends to our wedding. We wanted to keep it nice and simple. Our guests are going to be there for 2 nights, and we pretty much want this wedding to be a party. :banana: We decided this when we went to Alec’s brother’s wedding and there were 200+ people there, and half of them the bride and the groom didn’t know. I would hate it! So we wanted our wedding to be shared by only the people who are closest to us.

We’re paying for everyone’s rooms at the Caribbean Beach for 2 nights. We figured this would cut down on costs for most of our guests. Everyone is arriving on Dec 8th. We’re going to hang out during the day at Downtown Disney (there are a few in the group who have never been to Disney so I thought it was a good place to start), and then we are having our Welcome Dinner at Jiko that night. Then I thought we would go to Jellyrolls on the Boardwalk for drinks, but I know I can’t stay out too late!

Our wedding is at 10 a.m. on the 9th because we wanted everyone to be able to go into the park after. We have gotten everyone one-day park tickets to go into Epcot after the wedding. We are having our reception at Les Chefs de France in Epcot at about 2:30 (I figured that would give everyone time to digest the cake they are going to have at 11 a.m. :rotfl: ) and then we’re going to enjoy the rest of the day in the park.

Everyone leaves on the 10th and that’s when our Disneymoon starts!!! We are staying at the GF for 11 nights! I have stayed at the Poly before and have looked over the water and always dreamed of staying at the GF and now I am! :cloud9:

I didn’t add this to our engagement story, but here is a pic of my ring with our picture on the wall.

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy001-1.jpg

So more on the wedding….

Here is a picture of my dress. Sorry the picture is so small, it was the only one I could find online.

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/8756_2.jpg


I bought it about 6 months ago, it was the first and only dress I tried on! I knew it was the one! It would have been fun to try on a bunch more dresses though, but I’m just glad I found the one I loved so quickly!

The only other thing that we have figured out is most of the music during the wedding. Alec is going to walk down the aisle to the music from Star Wars (do you see how good of a bride I am?:lmao:) and my brother (who is the “man of honor”) is walking down to Indiana Jones! - I thought that would make him feel a bit more manly in such a girly job! :rotfl2:

That’s about as far as I have gotten in the planning. Still trying to figure out the type of bouquet and the color flowers and whether we can fit the Epcot photography session in our budget! ---Only 4 months out!!!!!! :yay:

XmasPixie
07-26-2008, 04:48 PM
Your plans sound wonderful. That is so sweet of you to cover the cost of your guests rooms. And the GF for all that time - lucky you :goodvibes

Your dress is gorgeous - very sohpisticated.

Oh - love the music choices also. Great ideas :banana:

Lynn5700
07-26-2008, 05:54 PM
Aww OMG your ring is gorgeous and how cool you guys are on the wall!!!! How cute!

Your dress is stunning :)

Alec'sPrincess
07-29-2008, 04:57 PM
Thank you so much ladies!!!!!!!!

So I've looked into the Epcot Portrait Session. Looked at a lot of pics on here and thought they were so beautiful. Has anyone done this, and how happy were they? Its significantly less than the MK Portrait Session, and Epcot is our favorite park. I just can't decide! I just need help! Also, another thing I can't decide on :rotfl: ...flowers. I'm a December bride, so I'm thinking the rose bouquet with white and red flowers? But I also like the pink rose bouquet, but its not that wintery.....any thoughts, I'd love some help making decisions? :confused:

Alec'sPrincess
08-06-2008, 06:32 PM
Ok, so I have decided a few things. The flowers - I went back and forth about just red roses or dark pink and medium pink roses, but I have decided on a bouquet with red roses and dark pink roses - like this.

http://www.blumen.com/images/rose%20and%20beargrass%20bouquet.jpg

I feel like it is wintery, but the pink makes it a little brighter, which is what I wanted! :cool1:

Also...I did find a better pic of my dress. - it's beaded lace! Can't wait to wear it!

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/image003.jpg

One thing that I thought of today as I was going through all the fabulous posts by everyone - a GROOM"S CAKE! I thought it would be such a fun idea to surprise my DF with either a Star Wars cake or an XBOX cake. I found some inspirations online like these...

http://bridesclub.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/05/08/groomscake.jpg
http://neatorama.cachefly.net/images/2007-11/deathstar-cake.jpg
haha this looks the easiest to make!
http://www.mandascakes.co.nz/images/xbox_cake2.gif

I have heard that this can be booked through the wedding planner. Hopefully its not too expensive I would like to stay under $200. I don't really care how big it is - its his cake anyway.

I wanted to surprise him at the welcome dinner we are having at Jiko. I would love to see the expression on his face! I know he will love it! :yay:

padisneyfour
08-06-2008, 06:41 PM
congrats, your plans sound wonderful.... I love the bouquet choice and the colors! The music selections are very cool and unique. best wishes and looking forward to hearing more!:goodvibes

Alec'sPrincess
08-07-2008, 08:17 AM
congrats, your plans sound wonderful.... I love the bouquet choice and the colors! The music selections are very cool and unique. best wishes and looking forward to hearing more!:goodvibes

Thank you so much, Tammy!

Alec'sPrincess
08-11-2008, 06:54 PM
I bought my dress in February and I just got it back a couple weeks ago. I tried in on yesterday......I feel like I don't look as good in it as I had remembered!!!!!!! I have probably gained weight since them (being at a job where you sit in meetings and in front of computers will do that too you :headache:) I love the dress so I am hoping that it is because it was a little snug and of course, a little uncomfortable, but I guess all dresses are supposed to be! Beauty is pain!! :laughing: I definitely need to start dieting and exercising, and hopefully, by my fitting in October, I will love the way the dress looks!!!

Sorry for ranting...has anyone else had this happen to them? They like the dress in the store and it doesn't look as good as they remembered when tried it on later! Ugh....:sad2:

keenercam
08-11-2008, 07:38 PM
Everything looks wonderful! Your DF is such a sweetheart to have proposed in such a romantic location! LOVE your floral color combination and your gown is stunning. Can't wait to hear more! :banana:

XmasPixie
08-11-2008, 07:49 PM
Hey there wedding twin!

I'm sure it was just one of those funny moments with the dress. Do what you have to do to make it feel better and I'm sure by your fitting and then hair and make up it will all be just perfect!

Love your flower choices and those groom cakes look great. That's going to be a tough choice picking out one.

Alec'sPrincess
08-20-2008, 08:21 PM
Thank you so much for your responses ladies :goodvibes

Ugh, I am so mad about the groom's cake I probably am not going to do it. To make a cake in the shape of a ball, Disney is going to charge me upwards of $300. :scared1: I'd rather have a Mad Hatter cake for $500 than a small ball of cake for over $300. I tried to find other bakeries in the Orlando area to make a groom's cake in Star Wars and I sent a bunch of e-mails out. I pretty much asked in the e-mail if they could do a Star Wars cake, how much it would be and if they could deliver. Generally simple questions right? I got this response back from one of the bakeries

We need to talk.
Larry

I WAS LIVID :mad: :mad: :mad:

The tone of that e-mail makes it sound like I did something wrong and those are the type of e-mail that clients send me, (maybe that's why I got so mad) not the other way around. I was in customer service for years in high school and college and I would NEVER speak to a customer in that manner. I wanted to write back soooo bad with something witty, but figured it wasn't worth it...

All he could have said is something like, "This would be better talked about over the phone, please give me a call at ....." That would have had such a better tone!!!

Sorry, had to get that off my chest.

I'll post more updates a little later....need to go to bed!!!!

padisneyfour
08-20-2008, 08:51 PM
Sorry about your bad experience, you are right it could have been said differently... wishing you luck ....the star wars cake would be cool though:goodvibes

29apr00
08-20-2008, 09:01 PM
Love your dress, kind of resembles mine. :lovestruc

Sorry about the grooms cake. Yeah, he could have stated that a bit better. For something like that, all I would have said would be Yes or No to delivery at Disney, everything else would need to be talked about. For instance, did you tell him how big the cake needed to be? That would determine the price. Also, did you just want a sheet cake with Star Wars logo, or a Cake in the shape of the ship, an Ewok, lots of things to determine the price.

YOu should also check with the restaurant you will be having the dinner at, to see if they will allow you to bring in an outside cake. One of the other brides, i can't remember who now, had an issue where the kitchen did not want to store her cake for her. Health code reasons or something. :confused3

If I lived closer, I'd totally make a star wars grooms cake for you!! :thumbsup2

IndyBride
08-21-2008, 01:03 AM
I can't believe I just found your PJ!!! I LOVE everything! I think we have the same engagement ring!!! Although, your center stone looks a bit bigger. Do you have 4 princess cut diamonds on each side. Your dress is gorgeaus!! The flowers are great! It sounds like you are going to have a fabulous wedding. Can't wait to hear more about it.

IndyBride
08-21-2008, 01:04 AM
Oh- I forgot!!! Does your DF really think you'll forget where he proposed???? Even if it weren't right at your pictures!!!

Alec'sPrincess
08-26-2008, 07:47 PM
Love your dress, kind of resembles mine. :lovestruc

Sorry about the grooms cake. Yeah, he could have stated that a bit better. For something like that, all I would have said would be Yes or No to delivery at Disney, everything else would need to be talked about. For instance, did you tell him how big the cake needed to be? That would determine the price. Also, did you just want a sheet cake with Star Wars logo, or a Cake in the shape of the ship, an Ewok, lots of things to determine the price.

YOu should also check with the restaurant you will be having the dinner at, to see if they will allow you to bring in an outside cake. One of the other brides, i can't remember who now, had an issue where the kitchen did not want to store her cake for her. Health code reasons or something. :confused3

If I lived closer, I'd totally make a star wars grooms cake for you!! :thumbsup2
:rotfl: Thanks Jennifer!!! You're so sweet! Thank you so much for your response!

I can't believe I just found your PJ!!! I LOVE everything! I think we have the same engagement ring!!! Although, your center stone looks a bit bigger. Do you have 4 princess cut diamonds on each side. Your dress is gorgeaus!! The flowers are great! It sounds like you are going to have a fabulous wedding. Can't wait to hear more about it.
Yep mine is four on each side. I always notice that my ring looks bigger in the pictures probably because its up close. Its 1 1/4 carats! Val, thank you so much for reading!!!

Alec'sPrincess
08-26-2008, 07:52 PM
Sorry about your bad experience, you are right it could have been said differently... wishing you luck ....the star wars cake would be cool though:goodvibes
Tammy, thank you so much for your response!!!! :goodvibes


Good news on the Star Wars cake! Tanis finally got back to me about what the Disney bakery said about the groom's cake, and THEY CAN DO IT! :cool1: :banana: :yay: :woohoo: :cool2: :worship:

It will be this cake...

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/untitled.jpg

which was my FAVORITE! :banana: I am so happy. They are going to do a smaller version of this, but it will still feed my 14 guests! Alec is going to be so surprised, I can't wait to give it to him and see the look on his face :yay:

Tanis got me so worried about it, and I started to think that it was going to be like $400 to make this little cake, but it will be $200 for the cake and then a $75 delivery charge to Jiko. Not bad at all. I am so excited!!!!

I will post pictures of me in my dress soon. They are on mom's camera!!!

padisneyfour
08-26-2008, 07:59 PM
Yeah ! That looks awesome- R2D2( I think) congrats!:goodvibes

Lynn5700
08-26-2008, 08:05 PM
OMG that cake is awesome!!!!!! Tim would love that LOL!!!!!!

29apr00
08-26-2008, 08:12 PM
WOW that is so great they will make that cake for you!!! Now i'm excited! I can't wait to see it!!

Alec'sPrincess
08-26-2008, 09:06 PM
OMG that cake is awesome!!!!!! Tim would love that LOL!!!!!!
:lmao:Thank you for reading, Lynn!!!!

WOW that is so great they will make that cake for you!!! Now i'm excited! I can't wait to see it!!
Thanks Jennifer!! I CAN"T EITHER!!! :banana:

Yeah ! That looks awesome- R2D2( I think) congrats!:goodvibes
Yep R2-D2. I know that much...even though I haven't seen any of the older Star Wars movies all the way through! Don't remind Alec!! :rotfl2:

Tammy, thanks for your response and keeping up with my PJ!!!!

MegKate
08-26-2008, 09:55 PM
I love the cake!! How cool is that! :goodvibes

TinkAsh2001
08-26-2008, 11:01 PM
Your ring is beautiful. I also love the grooms cake! Congrats on the engagment & upcoming wedding! Cant wait to hear more!

adisneygal
08-27-2008, 12:12 PM
I LOVE your dress and that cake is awesome!!!

keenercam
08-27-2008, 12:27 PM
What a great cake! Alec will remember that always, knowing that you were so sweet and thoughtful choosing something special for him! :cloud9:

Alec'sPrincess
08-27-2008, 08:47 PM
What a great cake! Alec will remember that always, knowing that you were so sweet and thoughtful choosing something special for him! :cloud9:
Thank you so much! I really appreciate that! I am so excited!

I LOVE your dress and that cake is awesome!!!
Thank you so much for reading!! :goodvibes

Your ring is beautiful. I also love the grooms cake! Congrats on the engagment & upcoming wedding! Cant wait to hear more!
Thank you so much! You're so sweet! :cutie:
I love the cake!! How cool is that! :goodvibes
Thank you so much for your response!!!! :goodvibes

Alec'sPrincess
08-29-2008, 03:09 PM
Ok, so I have a pic of me in my wedding dress!!! I finally had the sense to whip out a camera when I put it on :rotfl:

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy105.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy108.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy102.jpg



I do need your help though! :flower3:

At first i wanted to wear my hair half up-half down sort of like in the first and second pictures, but a lot more curly - my hair had been up for half the day in this pic and looks kind of frizzy...DF likes my hair down, so I thought this was nice and its really simple, so its something I can do myself and I don't have to hire anyone to do it.

OR should I wear my hair back somehow like in the third picture...my mother said she likes it back, but I don't want to have to get someone to do my hair. But if it really looks that much better, then I guess I'll do it that way...:confused3

Any thoughts?

keenercam
08-29-2008, 03:20 PM
First of all, your gown is absolutely gorgeous on you! :faint: Just perfect. You must be so thrilled! :lovestruc

Second, your hair looks lovely in both styles, but I think the neckline on the gown is so pretty on you and it would be a shame to cover it with your hair down in the front. What do you think of putting lots of curls in your hair and pulling it back just behind your shoulders, loose and full? I don't remember -- are you wearing a veil and/or a tiara?

IndyBride
08-29-2008, 03:23 PM
Your dress is beautiful!!! As for hair- you'll change your mind 100 times between now and the wedding. What I did to decide: Anytime I saw a picture I liked and thought I might want to do I saved it. When it came time to really decide I took a look at my pictures- I overwhelmingly had low updos so that's what I went with. Originally I thought I would wear it down but in the end, I had a trial with it up and I LOVE it. Good luck deciding!

29apr00
08-29-2008, 03:34 PM
You look absolutely Gorgeous in the dress! I love that style!

As for your hair, same problem i'm going thru. I want to wear my hair down, but like Cam said, it kind of detracts from the neckline. I'm going to have it back behind, but still down, like in your 3rd pic.

Tink_Kel
08-29-2008, 03:35 PM
Second, your hair looks lovely in both styles, but I think the neckline on the gown is so pretty on you and it would be a shame to cover it with your hair down in the front. What do you think of putting lots of curls in your hair and pulling it back just behind your shoulders, loose and full? I don't remember -- are you wearing a veil and/or a tiara?


I agree!

You look stunning in that dress!!

pjstevens
08-29-2008, 06:09 PM
Amy,

I just found your PJ and I LOVE IT! Your dress is so beautiful and looks perfect on you. Your hair is beautiful both ways, but I think the third photo shows off the dress more and your beautiful face! Can't wait to hear more.

XmasPixie
08-29-2008, 06:24 PM
Hello!

Your dress is absolutely gorgeous on you!! And I agree with the majority - your hair looks pretty both ways, but in the 3rd picture or a style similar to it shows off the neckline of the gown and your face.

Maybe you could try playing around with it to see if you can find a way to do it on your own???

Way to go on the cake. I love it!

padisneyfour
08-29-2008, 06:52 PM
Amy, your dress looks wonderful on you! It so so beautiful on you! congrats:goodvibes

bridetobe789
08-30-2008, 10:53 AM
So just catching up Amy- Congrats first of all... your dress is stunning and looks amazing on you!! I love your hair in the first two pics but like others said I'm sure you will change your mind! Thats great that they are able to do the grooms cake I can't wait to see pictures of the final product!! Can't wait to hear more!! popcorn::

Mama of Indybride
08-30-2008, 11:14 AM
:woohoo:

Oh, you look so pretty in your dress! I can't believe you had 2nd thoughts about it!

It's lovely, and you are going to be a beautiful bride!

The bouquet is gorgeous, btw!

DisneyBrideToni
08-30-2008, 12:27 PM
I LOVEEE your dress. You look so elegant in it! Its simply beautiful. I think your hair in the 3rd pic would be perfect with the dress! It shows off your shoulders and the beautiful neckline.

scarlet-la-belle
08-30-2008, 12:38 PM
You'r dress is stunning, you look so beautiful in it, looks like it was made for you :cutie: I bet you can't wait to see his face!

MegKate
08-31-2008, 12:49 PM
I agree - the 3rd picture is my favorite for how to wear your hair! :bride:

What is it with men who want us to leave our hair down? Mine is doing that too! :confused:

BTW - You look gourgeous in that dress!! :)

Alec'sPrincess
09-07-2008, 04:37 PM
Thank you so much for all the sweet comments ladies! :goodvibes I really appreciate the feedback! I don't know what I would do without you all, :flower3: :flower3: :flower3: because DF says "I dunno" to everything wedding related! :rotfl:

So this is the look I was going for with my hair...

http://www.glamforless.com/jessica-simpsons-wedding-hair.jpg
I know, it is Jessica Simpson, but she does have great hair! :lmao:

So I think instead of only taking a little bit back I am going to do a full half-up with the hair. That way my hair will stay behind me and will not ruin the neckline of the dress! BUT I will still have my hair somewhat down. I don't know if that makes sense....:rotfl2:

Anyway, I have finished my wedding newsletter for my guests. I felt like even though this is an intimate wedding people need to know what is going on when we go down there, how to use the Magical Express, when the welcome dinner is, etc. I took the inspiration from another DIS bride. I don't remember who, I am sorry! Here it is:

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy108-1.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy109-1.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy110.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy111-1.jpg

Thanks for reading! :earsboy:

padisneyfour
09-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Your newsletter looks AWESOME- very professional and sharp looking! Great work! I love the pictures you added:goodvibes

Alec'sPrincess
09-07-2008, 05:00 PM
Your newsletter looks AWESOME- very professional and sharp looking! Great work! I love the pictures you added:goodvibes

Thanks Tammy! I love the pictures too! :)

XmasPixie
09-07-2008, 05:46 PM
Amazing job with the newsletters!

And love the hair style you've chose.

IndyBride
09-07-2008, 06:13 PM
Beautiful hair style and great job with the newsletters!

camara381
09-08-2008, 12:02 PM
The newsletters came out great!!!!

Lynn5700
09-08-2008, 12:50 PM
AMY OMG YOUR GOWN!!!!!! GORGEOUS!!!! Love the lace girl!!! It fits you perfect OMG I love it!!! Use that hairdo you have posted..it is perfect for that dress!!! You are going to be flipping beautiful!

The newsletters are amazing! Great job!

jessesgirl-080708
09-09-2008, 06:44 PM
Your newsletters look great!!

29apr00
09-09-2008, 07:31 PM
love your newsletter Amy!! Great job!

Alec'sPrincess
09-25-2008, 06:07 PM
Thanks everyone for the nice comments!

I sent out my newsletter. Hope everyone thinks its ok. I keep crossing things off my list to do and I keep having to add more!

I did book Randy for our pictures. I had heard so many good things about him that I just had to do it. It was either Randy or the Epcot pictures because we couldn't do both, and I thought that having beautiful pictures of the wedding would be so much better than pics in Epcot. Randy does such a beautiful job that I think I would like to have those pictures of my wedding day to treasure! So now, no Epcot shoot, just RANDY! :goodvibes

I have nothing else really new to report, but I am going in for my alterations on October 11 and I am still working on the planning worksheet, although it is due soon!

keenercam
09-26-2008, 09:47 AM
Yay for booking Randy! :yay:

XmasPixie
09-26-2008, 07:33 PM
Yay for booking Randy...I'm guessing we must be sharing him that day...:idea:

MiaBella05
09-29-2008, 01:38 PM
popcorn:: subscribing popcorn::

Anna2984
09-29-2008, 03:05 PM
Anyway, I have finished my wedding newsletter for my guests. I felt like even though this is an intimate wedding people need to know what is going on when we go down there, how to use the Magical Express, when the welcome dinner is, etc. I took the inspiration from another DIS bride. I don't remember who, I am sorry! Here it is:

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy108-1.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy109-1.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy110.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy111-1.jpg

Thanks for reading! :earsboy:[/QUOTE]

Awesome! I love it & this is totally what I want to do. May I ask if you have a template or how you did this?

Congrats everything looks great!

goodmorningirl
10-15-2008, 11:42 AM
Subscribing

You look beautiful in your dress!!

Your newsletters are so professional looking..

Can't wait to read more!!

polynesianbride
10-20-2008, 09:46 PM
Everything looks great! I am just starting to plan an escape wedding for Dec2010 (I know it's way far out) but was just thinking tonight about colors. I had originally wanted pinks and greens (almost tropical bc we're planning on Sunset Point) but then since it's around the holidays :santa: I was wondering if I should change... anyways I love the pink and red together it looks great! I think your dress is gorgeous as well! The newsletter is great... as Anna2984 asked earlier... how did you do this... do you have a template? Great job with everything!

Adelia

Alec'sPrincess
12-01-2008, 08:00 PM
OMG I am so sorry I have not posted in so long! I have been so busy with work! Please forgive me! :flower3:

Well, coming up on a week til the wedding!!! We leave on Saturday for Disney. We're checking in to the POP for 1 night and then heading on over to the GF for 10 nights! I am so excited. :banana:

Not really anything new to report. Here are few updated details:

Cake: Top Layer - Chocolate chip cake with buttercream filling. Bottom Layer - Chocolate chip cake with peanut butter filling :cool1:

Flowers: I decided to get a boutenniere for my FIL and a corsage for Alec's stepmother. But then I found out just yesterday that she isn't coming...:headache: so I have sent an email off to the planner to ask her if I can be refunded for the corsage...but I doubt they will be able to since I have paid for everything already.

Rings: I bought a very nice ring at Kay Jewelers. I hated the one that came with my ring, so even though this one doesn't totally go, I will love to wear it by itself!
http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/530648904_MV_PD.jpg

I also had a really tiny bridal shower...i mean tiny...with 5 friends...here are a couple pics from that!

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy170.jpg
http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy175.jpg
the assembly of my bow hat :rotfl2:
http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy185.jpg
http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy187.jpg

I'll try and post once more before I leave, but I promise to report when I get back!!!!!!!!

Alec'sPrincess
12-01-2008, 08:02 PM
Anyway, I have finished my wedding newsletter for my guests. I felt like even though this is an intimate wedding people need to know what is going on when we go down there, how to use the Magical Express, when the welcome dinner is, etc. I took the inspiration from another DIS bride. I don't remember who, I am sorry! Here it is:

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy108-1.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy109-1.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy110.jpg

http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p358/Amy81285/Amy111-1.jpg

Thanks for reading! :earsboy:

Awesome! I love it & this is totally what I want to do. May I ask if you have a template or how you did this?

Congrats everything looks great![/QUOTE]

I actually didn't use a template. I don't have any cool software on my laptop so I just used Microsoft Word! :laughing: It took forever to space everything out! I wished I was still in school so I could use the cool software there!!! Sorry, I didn't help one bit! LOL

padisneyfour
12-02-2008, 07:56 AM
Amy, Have a wonderful trip and an amazing wedding. enjoy your day! The pictures from the shower are great. Love the hat!Best wishes! sending you loads of pixie dust! :goodvibes

padisneyfour
12-09-2008, 11:00 AM
Amy and Alec, HAPPY WEDDING DAY! Wishing you both a truly magical day and a lifetime of Happiness! ENJOY!:goodvibes

WVTinkGrl
12-09-2008, 11:22 AM
I just read your PJ and noticed that TODAY is THE DAY!!! Congrats!!!

Pixie dust for you!!pixiedust:

Cosi Bella
12-09-2008, 12:54 PM
Amy, I hope your day is everything you've hoped it could be!! Happy wedding day!! :lovestruc :tink:

camara381
12-09-2008, 01:06 PM
Happy Wedding Day!!!!!!

MegKate
12-09-2008, 02:47 PM
The Happiest of Wedding Days to you!! :goodvibes

Keira1387
12-09-2008, 03:08 PM
Happy Wedding Day!