By popular demand, here’s a quick update:
Invitations –We cut out all the components, and some friends helped us put them together. A planned stamped logo didn’t work, so we used it on the envelopes instead.
Wedding Bands – They got ‘em. It was like a week before he paid off the engagement ring.
Venue – The church is booked and we took the tour. The sanctuary is more than we want, and the reception room is less than we want; but at our own church, the reverse is true…
Decorations – She chose lovely colors and the components are coming together very nicely.
Groom Stuff – The groom is on task with the list we gave him!
Flower Girl/Ring Bearer – Custom-made ring pillow by a friend turned out so pretty! Outfits from CutieClothes.com.
Hair – Trial run done.
Shoes – Converse, especially embroidered: check!
Cake – It’s ordered!
Music – She’s picked some of her music, and has arranged a pianist.
Dress – All fittings and alterations done.
Maids’ Dresses – Made; today we picked them up, dropped at the tailor.
Mother of the Bride – My dress came. I even found a little purse. Now for the shoes…
Father of the Bride – Because of his Crohn’s he’s been losing weight. We’re holding off for now.
Flowers – She ordered her bridal bouquet, and is deciding between two sources for the other flowers.
Programs – We have all the materials and it’s partially written.
Old/New/Borrowed/Blue – Done!