wedding things...

so, i am going to be a little selfish today. and to half organize my thoughts in one place, because we keep writing it down, and then it does us zero good because i.....

a) lose the paper 
b) spill coffee on said paper
c) never remember what my half-assed abbreviations stand for
d) forget to write down the url of whatever it was that i like, and can never find it again

but, on a lighter note, the colors are all fall colors (deep purple, brown, green, pumpkin, gold, etc) and we already have the cake done (we are doing individual bundt cakes instead of one big monstrous cake and everyone who has tried it so far LOVES it), his suit (dark brown), my dress (once i finally decide! either way its gorgeous and ivory: vintagey too!) the venue (my parents backyard is GORGEOUS rustic and beautiful, with a new orleans feel: shutters, window boxes, etc) the music/dj (i love my friends!),  and we are planning our trip to dallas soon to check out caterers and photographers (any help, for those of you who married in dallas would be GREATLY appreciated!) overall, its going to be a gorgeous, low-key (40-50 guests max: our rule is that you have to actually KNOW us: our names, middle names too! birthdays, and how long we have been together), and super rustic with that vintage throwback flair. non-traditional, but very us. bottom line: its going to ROCK! and im FINALLY starting to get all bride-sy and excited!

so, today this lovely blog is going to be a doubly awesome double blog. because, now i can have all my wedding ideas in one place, my mommy dearest can see all my sweet finds, and so everyone can tell me if its a good plan or if it blows. this is all we have planned for the wedding so far, and the super awesome finds to help us make it happen. so...enjoy!


the inspiration: 
the finds: 

purple glass bud vase by GoodEyeVintage.

green glass vase by vintagefoe.

huge amber vases by TheRelicTrail.


the inspiration:

the finds: 
pair of bird cupcake stands by whitneysmith.

vintage gold filigree mirrored vanity tray by VintageO.

medium eyelet ribbon cake stand by vesselsandwares.


the inspiration:

the finds: 

 beautiful vintage smokey glass bright rhinestone flower brooch by wcgoods.

beautiful vintage red rose bouquet brooch by TheLovelys.

vintage royal purple rhinestone brooch by glassbeadtreasures.

the inspiration:

the finds:

ceramic owl planter vintage design by fruitflypie

owl pin gold toned rhinestone eyes circa 1970 by manonkavesky

vintage 60's owl napkin holder by vintagemarmalade.


the inspiration:

the finds:

owl sugar cookie favors by TSCookies. 

german chocolate gourmet hand dipped apple by BellasSweetEats. 

mr. owl recycled wine bottle tumblers by CarrollCreekGlass. 


the inspiration:

the finds:

to love and cherish rustic wedding sign by GoJumpInTheLake.

mason jar lanterns by themasonry

moss covered 18 inch wedding initials by SpottedLeopard.


the inspiration:

lets face it, were going to be a pretty good looking couple because were pretty much awesome and in love and were best friends! plus, with me in some super awesome ivory vintagey dress and dave looking dashing in a brown suit. 

the finds:

ivory wild rose hair fascinator by brendasbridalveils.

everyday necktie orange damask by MeandMatilda.

bashful bling in eggplant shoe clips swarovksi crystals by PetereneDesign.


Rebecca said... / February 23, 2010 at 2:37 PM  

Look into Gil's Elegant Catering. They did our reception, offered us TONS of great deals, throw-ins, and freebies, and were so, so helpful. Plus, it was delicious! I think the food at our wedding got more talk than anything else.

We also used Krauzian Image for our wedding photography. Brian was really nice, affordable, and he gives a portion of profits to the Family Place--a shelter for women and children.

--Rebecca Anderson

Allison Read said... / February 23, 2010 at 3:06 PM  

I love this stuff! I didn't know you guys were getting married in the backyard. That's going to be amazing!

wendy said... / February 23, 2010 at 6:12 PM  

Everthing is so sweet, I feel so honored to be listed here in your faves for your big day. Thank you :)

Amy said... / February 24, 2010 at 6:05 AM  

You're wedding is going to be awesome! Love all your ideas, I want my wedding to be just like this! Thanks so much for including our Owl Wine Bottle Tumblers, we're honored!

Anonymous said... / February 27, 2010 at 6:32 PM  

thank you so much for including me in such a special feature!!!

Your wedding looks to be a spectacular event... every details makes my eyes smile!

Thank you so very much!
& Congrats & good luck!!

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