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- May 15, 2007 at 5:41 pm #251920Guest
One thing is make sure the colors are easy to find. my future sister
in law and brother in law are doing burgandy and getting married in
july. it’s very hard to find burgandy for summer weddings. my
daughters dress for the wedding (she’s the flower girl) was $56
because it’s the only one we could find in burgandy and they charge
$20 more when the child gets into a 2t instead of 18 months.
See if the girls would want to use the same colors. You can change
things enough for each wedding to make it look new.
We had an outdoor wedding at my husbands grandparents house. Their
house is on a river and it was beautiful. We bought our “arch” at Fred
Meyer on sale. It was just a garden arch which we decorated with tulle
and silk flower garlands that we found at a dollar store. Instead of
buying expensive predone bubbles as favors I picked up plain ones and
tied a little ribbon around each one (with the help of friends) in our
For center pieces on the tables we had little baskets spray painted
in our colors with ribbons and small charms hanging from the handles
with hershey kisses and candies in them.
Out unity candle was a white pillar with the picture from our
invitation on it (we printed it out in sepia tone from our computer on
regular paper and edged it with little white balls similar to the ones
you’d see on a wedding cake) the tapers were just white with ribbons
around the bottoms in our colors.
Instead of a big meal for the reception, we had barbeque hamburgers
and hot dogs. A family friend made a watermelon into a basket shape
and it had melon balls and fruit mix in it. I had my younger brother
do the music. We didn’t rent a car or anything, we just went in our
All the dresses were bought at department stores. The brides maids
paid for their own because they were only 18 dollars each. We didn’t
have a flower girl or ring bearer, but at Easter you can get really
cute dresses in the right colors and little suits for a fair price.
In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, “gourdsbykathy”
> Hi all, I am new to the group and looking forward to learning and
> sharing information with everyone. I have three daughters, one just
> got engaged and the others are not far behind her. I am in a state of
> total panic.
> One wedding is a fortune but three………. WOW do I need to make a dollar
> scream for mercy! Does anyone have any information on cheap wedding
> options that don’t look cheap!! We have a really large family add a
> few friends and I am at 150 people minimum.
> Kathy in PA
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