Tuesday, June 30, 2009

3 Months And Counting!

June was a busy month, and things have really started to come together!!

Here's what we've accomplished:
  • Program covers designed and ordered
  • Escort card design selected (paper leaves + vase of tree branches for decor)
  • Guest book table accessories purchased and assembled
  • Room arrangement finalized for both front and dining rooms of the Carriage House
  • 1 month of dance lessons under our belt!
  • Selected waltz as our first dance style
  • Selected a real strong contender for our first dance song (!)--"The Sweetheart Tree"
  • Finalized placement of bar (1) and bistro tables (3) in cocktail area
  • Finalized stamp for grass seed muslin bags (to place on each guest's chair at the ceremony
  • Wedding dress arrived from NYC!
  • Sent our wedding invitations
  • Finished and sent out our wedding website
  • Finalized our registry
  • Mom sent bridal invitations (August 1)
  • Purchased all glass votives and lace
  • Purchased fabric for bouts and pin-ons; mom in process of sewing
What's on tap for July
  • Pick/finalize Chris + wedding party's suit, tie, accessories
  • Set-up wedding dress fittings
  • Finalize wedding shoes
  • Finalize table + linen + flatware/dish count with We Party and Savoir Fare
  • Finish decor proposal for Katherine and Kate's review and approval
  • Purchase writing paper, envelopes, pens, well wishes label for guest book table
  • Finish all lace votives
  • Make all escort card leaves; send to calligrapher
  • Play with escort card branch display
  • Make jam jar paper votives, purchase paper
  • Begin brainstorming about how to make paper sign "Find Your Seat" for escort card table
  • Purchase all gaffer tape for lighted tree branches
  • Select rehearsal dinner postage, order invite postcards
  • Purchase thank you card stationary
  • Finalize measurements of front hall of Carriage House; order lights
  • Meet with musicians July 7; arrange music for ceremony and reception
  • Rehearsal dinner walkthrough

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