Tuesday, 17 February 2009

ALL Wedding Invitations are finally in the mail


I am finally getting there with all that needs to be done for the wedding.
The last of the invitations went out yesterday.
There are 201 Adults and 21 children on our list.
Hope the actual acceptances are a few less!!!

Here is what the invitations look like
Click on the photo to make it bigger

The photo is one I took of Ryan putting Amy's engagement ring on last year.
It took a lot of trial and error to get the invitaions to what they are.
All sorts of colours were tried out for the written section.
It was so hard to find a colour that showed up on all the different parts of the photo.
Ryan got to pick the colour.
Amy figured he might as well be able to pick something!!

Our DONE LIST is bigger now


For the Bride -Wedding Dress ,veil and shoes
For the Bridesmaids - dresses and shoes
Flowers - booked
Father of the Bride - new dinner suit/shirt/tie
Hairdresser - booked
Make up girl - booked
Caterer - booked
Photographer - booked
Cake - booked
Drink/waiting staff - booked
Marquee, tables, tablecloths, chairs, lighting, red carpet runner – booked


Wedding Rings
Bride Groom and Groomsmen suits
On site toilets
Cool room
Some decorations for the marquee and outside??
Oh dear 46 days to go.
Better get one of the guys to book those toilets and cool room.


I love the detail on these rose pieces that I had in the previous post

Lucky that my sister knows I love white and roses - perfect gifts

These roses are just so delicate


Gail McCormack said...

Hi Alison
You're doing well, I wouldn't know where to start, I hope if my Ellie ever gets married she Elopes! Not really it will well be worth the effort.

p.s. loved the Wedding Invitations, the colours are perfect - brilliant idea

The Pink Poodle said...

hi alison...a lovely wedding invitation...(the photo says it all)..

I CANNOT even think of being able to invite over 200 people...
although in re thinking..I think if Christian ever gets married..with his social network..

MMMMMMM could be very BIG & expensive..hopefully that wont be for many many a year yet..

xx andrea

Anonymous said...

Hi Alison,
Wow those invitations are just lovely. What a great idea.
I also thought our guest list was big at 100, but wow 200, that makes for one awesome party. How exciting!!!!
Sarah xxx

Lori said...

Alison, the wedding invitations are just lovely...what a perfect image to use!!!

Pineapple Villa said...

Hi Alison - those invitations are beautiful. With your touches it is sure to be a gorgeous wedding, Mel xxx

Victoria - Florence and Mary said...

I love the invitations, so personal too.

I was measured yesterday for my bridesmaid dress for my friends wedding, was funny when the assistant told me to relax and breathe out!! Natural instinct had my holding my stomach in!!!

Victoria xxx

Unknown said...

Oh Alison,
A wedding, you are so lucky. That photograph that you took is beautiful, your invitations are lovely. There is nothing to me as exciting as planning a wedding. I look forward to that time some day. Enjoy.

CatieAn said...

the countdown begins!! My first three children did every thing on a time pland and that was so much easier on everyone than Sarah's wedding where we were told NOT to worry about a thing----I did the little girls' dresses is all.
Remember when I was telling you we still had to find a place to host the reception three days before the wedding? HA It turned out so beautitul but was soooo stressful.

Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

Alison, you have done an amazing job of the invitations and all the wedding preparations. Maybe you should think about being a Wedding Planner...LOL.
I'll keep my fingers crossed for perfect weather for you all.

Anonymous said...

Well Allison you sound super busy but it sounds really really fun! Just in case please stop by and join in on my 1st ever swap!

My Pink & Cream Cottage said...

Hey Alison the invitations look gorgeous, perfect colouring. You are doing a great job, the to do list is getting down (hope the guest list goes down a bit for you too!)
What a beautiful engagement ring!

Lyn xxx

Sugar Bear said...

The invitations are lovely. You are on a roll! Good luck with remainder of the planning.

Sugar Bear said...

The invitations are lovely. You are on a roll! Good luck with remainder of the planning.

Anonymous said...

I love your sharing about the wedding! My first baby girl will marry in August. Isn't it fun and all too fast to be real?

bluemuf said...

Alison, what beautiful invitations. You did a lovely job.

It will be worth all the effort and the day will be perfect.


A Romantic Porch said...

Wow! You've really gotten a lot done. The invitations are lovely! I love the "pose". xorachel

Cindy@Cutepinkstuff said...

You must be very busy and excited!

Anonymous said...

How exciting.. CONGRATULATIONS!!


abeachcottage said...

oh my goodness I cannot even imagine what it must be like to organise that this weekend! I love the invitations, what a great idea with the photo

I hope you might get chance to get for a walk, you know if I let that slip everything seems to slip, it's funny how walking by the sea seems to blow the cobwebs away...I really wish I could get up like you in the early hours, I've been thinking of that for a while I just don't actually get up, 5am just seems unnatural to the pom that I am!!! haha!

happy weekend


Country Wishes said...

The invites look great! Your a busy lady thats for sure!

Beth said...

wow alison ! you have been a busy girl , everything is sooo wonderful love love the invitations !
have a great weekend !good luck with all the continued preparations !

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

So glad you are doing so well with the wedding plans Alison... the wedding invitations are so beautiful.

Stephenie said...

Alison, I love the Wedding Invitations. I just had a flash back planning my wedding.
I think picking and sending out invitations were the hardest part for me.
Good Luck,

Karen ~ Cider Antiques said...

Hi Alison, Looks like you are well underway with the planning. What an exciting time for you family. Best wishes! Karen

Tutti Chic said...

Looks like everything is under control alison! the invitations are sweet & elegant~It will be so lovely, I can't wait to see photos! :) chris

Rose Petals & Blooms said...

Oh Alison! The wedding invitations are exquisite! Very ingenious design! I love the rich look and feel to these invites~ Bravo, design well done!

It's been too long since my last visit, so much is happening in your life! You're a very busy lady, preparing a wedding is a daunting task, but you've past the hurdles with flying colors. Not much left to do, but enjoy your family,friends and the wedding itself~ You really should become a wedding planner, you do it so well!! Oh, and I have to mention, I adore white roses!

It was great visiting, thanks so much for stopping by! pssst.. I'm following you on blogger updates~lol!

Big hugs to you,

Jeanne said...

Alison, it sounds like you have everything for the wedding under control. The invitations are wonderful! We made the invitations for my daughter's wedding last year too - http://jeanneszewczyk.blogspot.com/2008/08/yes-im-still-alive.html -
Lots of work, but well worth it!

Siobhan said...

Hi Alison, WOW...a wedding...how wonderful for all involved! You must be really enjoying yourself with all the organizing.

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