Bridesmaids, beware!

While Jason slept in this morning, I got sh*t done. Bridesmaids, you’re only allowed to see this next paragraph or so, then you need to stop reading or else you’ll ruin some of your surprises!

I began the day with spray painting my remaining chairs — I’m hoping to have the 5 remaining chairs polyurethaned by the end of the day so that we will have actual dining room chairs at our disposal again. It will be next weekend before I work on reupholstering these chairs, but at least they’ll be completely spray painted & ready to go.

After that, I got to work on wedding projects… Finishing up the other 50 pack of thank you cards then moving on to putting together a ribbon & lace back drop for our dessert table using ribbon & lace I had around the house left over from other projects. Excuse the quality of theses pictures — as I said, Jason was still asleep so in order to see it hanging, I had to hang it in the bathtub… With the shower curtain behind it, which sort of hides since a lit of the ribbons are light pink & white lace. Still, I love it in real life & am glad that it was such a quick & easy project.





All right, bridesmaids, it’s time for you to get on out of here — love you, but I want you to be surprised when you get your presents next year!

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Giving It a Try: Preowned Dresses

I love a good dress. 90% of the time you’ll find me wearing a dress of some sort — it’s what I’m most comfortable in. So you know I am going to obsess over my wedding dress until the dress of my dreams is officially in my possession. I have a slight problem with the dress of my dreams being a bit over budget. Isn’t that the way it always goes? Continue reading


This is going to be a wedding free weekend for the most part. Jason is studying for his Series 6 test on Monday, so I’ve spent the weekend so far doing some shopping (groceries & Old Navy) & some selling (Craigslist & Tradesy).
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Save-the-Dates: Step Two

eBay sellers continue to impress me with their speedy shipping times. Today I received the 100 cute little envelopes I ordered last week for around $15… Looking back that’s kind of a high price for tiny envelopes, but whatever, I’m spreading the cost of things out & as I’ve said before, I have a very specific idea for our Save-the-Dates, since we’re going to be sending them out around the holidays this year & I intend on sending our Save-the-Dates out as a combined holiday card & Save-the-Date.
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