Every girl dreams of her wedding.
It's probably been in the planning stages of your mind since childhood.
Today you're going to plan your dream wedding.
Maybe if you're not married, you can use the plan in the future. Maybe if you're going to renew your vows you can use it. Maybe it's just fun to get out of the real world and play make believe sometimes.
I'm not going to tag people...if you want to play, just leave your answers in the comments. (My answers are in italics)
Place(church, outdoors, by the ocean, etc)-St Patrick's Catholic Church in NY
Time of day-Late afternoon
Ceremony decor(candles, flowers, etc)-Candles down the aisles in glass holders on the pews, Fall flowers, chrysthanthemums, pew bows in Fall colors
Number of attendants-6
Color/style of attendants' dresses-spaghetti straps, velvet, solid colors of chocolate brown, burnt orange, harvest gold, mocha for the bridesmaids and a tiny print/brocade incorporating all 4 colors for the maid and matron of honor dresses
Attendants' flowers-Large mixed Fall flowers bouquet with velvet ribbons hanging down.
Bridal attire-Ivory lace with a looong train and a full length veil edged in lace
Groom attire-either an ivory tux or black. Groomesmen tuxes to match.
Prelude music before wedding-Claire de Lune, Canon in D,Bach, Pachebel
Music for attendants-Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Music for bride-If I can't get away with Here Comes the Bride, I'd go with Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring and change the attendants to Canon in D
Music during ceremony(name, instrumental/vocal)depending on Diocese, if I can get by on some secular music, I want "One Hand, One Heart" from West Side Story sung before the wedding and "The Lord's Prayer and Ave Marie" sung during the wedding.
Wedding Recessional music-Rondeau
Receiving line at the wedding site-yes
Wedding party pictures before or after wedding-after
Place for reception-A ballroom with a circular staircase to make an entrance
Food-Sit down supper with chicken and steak
Type of cake-5 round layers tall separated by crystal pillars with almond-flavored cake and buttercream icing.
Type of music-DJ with a large enough CD collection to take requests from the guests. Mix of fun dance music and slow romantic dances.
Couples first dance music-Forever in Love by Kenny G
Wedding party dance music-Their choice I'm not a total control freak lol
Throw original bouquet or have a substitute and keep original bouquet-substitute and have original preserved in a large glass brandy snifter for my dining room table
Garter toss? Sure
Leave reception early or stay til the end? Stay til the end and party!
Any other details you may want to add? I want it to be meaningful and fun with all my friends, the more, the better.
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