Oh my goodness, I can’t believe that in two months Ross and I will be married! I will be a wife. He will be my husband. That is amazing and I am so excited! Also, my bridal portraits are on Monday and I’m super excited about that too!
I feel like I’ve been doing nothing except living, breathing, thinking, and doing wedding stuff for the past couple of weeks. We’re getting a lot of stuff done but there is still a ton to be done before the big day. Ross and I are going to Dallas this weekend to work on wedding stuff with him mom and I’m looking forward to it but I know that it’s going to be really overwhelming too.
Just like every other bride in America in 2012/2013 I started planning my wedding on Pinterest before Ross and I even got engaged. I found so much great stuff on there and I think I’ve found ways to incorporate it into my wedding without all my guests thinking, “Oh, I totally saw that in Pinterest!” (at least I hope so). One of the cool things that I saw was a customized coloring book for the kids at the wedding. It’s available online to download for free but I wasn’t 100% sold on the one that they had available. So I took some pieces from it and added some things of my own to come up with (what I think) is a really cute book for the kids at the wedding!
I have so much more that I wanted to share with you guys (the flower girl basket, the ring bearer pillow, the flowers for the altar arch, the food card holders, etc.) but I don’t have pictures of any of that stuff! Oops. I guess I’ll just have to share that with you some time next week, along with all the stuff I get accomplished with Ross’s mom this weekend.
I do have a flower for my hair, made by my lovely friend Lynn:
She also made purple flowers for my bridesmaids’ hair but those don’t have centers yet.
Alex and Hannah both got their dresses! So that’s 3 out of 5 with dresses and two months until the wedding. Not too bad. I think they’v decided they’re going to to with grey shoes but they’re still in the deciding phase on that.
I know they don’t look it but they’re all about the same color dark purple. My iPhone just doesn’t do well with purple I guess.
I am happy to report that I got my dress for the rehearsal dinner and my shoes are on their way!! I’ve also ordered some of the bridesmaids gifts already and I can’t wait for it all to get here. I want to take pictures of it all and share it with you guys because I’m so excited, but I do need some things to stay a secret. That’s a hell of a lot easier said than done though.
We’ve also finalized which readings we’re doing for the ceremony and our friend Milly has agreed to sing during the ceremony, but I’m going to keep the song a secret for now!
This week I sent out a tentative timeline for the week/weekend of the wedding so that people have an idea of what to expect. I know it’s going to change between now and then but I thought I’d go ahead and share it.
If any of you have already been married and have advice on things I’m forgetting or how much time I should allot for something, please let me know!!
Finally, the to-do list is really starting to shift it’s weight to the other side, thank goodness!
Alright, that’s all the wedding stuff I can think of for now. I will definitely be back next week with a lot more updates!