We're getting married on February 23rd, 2013 in Nanaimo, BC. We still have quite a bit of time to go, but every wedding planning guideline I've read clearly indicates that we're behind!
- booked the venue (The Coast Bastion Inn)
- created our guest list
- chosen our wedding party (we each have four attendants)
- decided on a colour scheme (royal-ish blue)
- sent out Save the Dates to guests coming from Ontario
- bought my wedding dress (if you're interested in seeing which one, check out my Wedding board on Pinterest)
- book officiant
- book photographer
- book DJ
The overall feel of the day is turning out to be pretty fancy and formal, mostly due to the venue. I'm hoping to add little touches of hand made throughout the decor (the cupcake flags are part of that) to sort of balance it out.
I'm having a broach (brooch?!) bouquet, and my bridesmaids will have small bouquets of white ranunculus...the same flower that will be in our centerpieces. I'm planning on having my bridesmaids pick their own style of dress, just in the same fabric and colour. I have no idea what the guys are going to wear.
We're having our ceremony in the same place as our reception, so our guests will be sitting at their dinner tables for the ceremony. Neither one of us is religious, and it was turning out to be pretty difficult to find an indoor ceremony venue that would hold enough people. Here's a terrible not-to-scale representation of how the room could be laid out.
The head table would be our backdrop, and we would walk up the center of the dance floor with our guests on either side.
Soo...for those of you who have already gone through the craziness that is wedding planning...any tips!?
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