Wedding Fun Facts!

January 6, 2011

Linking up with C.Mae to tell you about my ring and MORE!

When did you get engaged?
April 13th 2007 - You can read the full story here

What does your engagement ring look like?
Jonathan had the whole thing made!  The center diamond was my mothers...it's gorgeous and close to perfection.  The setting has a total of 52 diamonds I think.  After the jeweler made it he melted the mold so my exact ring could never be made again.  The setting is platinum and the wedding band was made from the platinum of my grandmother's wedding band.  Although this ring is appraised and insured it could NEVER be replaced!  I would DIE if it was lost or stolen.




When did you get married?
July 19th 2008

Where did you get married?
A bed and breakfast - Ceremony pictures



Where was the reception?
The same place - Reception pictures




What were your wedding colors?
Green and white.  I wanted a crisp and clean outdoor feel.

What did you wear?
The most beautiful dress you have ever seen!








What did your bride's maids wear?
Green and white seersucker dresses...all 6 were hand made!



What did the guys wear?
Tan suits



Did you have a ring bearer and flower girl?
The two most precious ring bearers you could imagine.  Our nephews Cooper and Zakary.  They wore green seersucker.  But they also wore white dress shoes and white knee socks!  Adorable!





What did your cake look like?

I LOVED my cake!  It was gorgeous!


What did his cake look like?
He didn't want a cake so we had an old timey ice cream parlor instead.


Programs and Favors?



Flowers and Centerpieces?




Antique milk ware cake stands were the main center piece.  I LOVED them!  My mom just bought all of them!



What was your first dance song?
Rod Stewart's "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You".  LOVE this song!


What was your father daughter song?
Same song!  Funny story actually...I knew I would dance half the song with Jonathan and do the other half as father-daughter/ son-mother.  I hate being in front of people and just wanted to get 2 for 1 really.  But, about half way into the father-daughter one of my brothers cuts in randomly...wasn't planned but it was sweet.  Luckily, Jonathan has an older sister and she jumped right in and cut in on Jonathan and his mom so the whole thing looked planned.

Dad:

Brother:

J and his Sister:

Your favorite moment at your wedding?
My first dance-father daughter dance-brother sister dance, when my brother (the one who cut in) came up stairs before I walked down the aisle and saw me for the first time that day and started BAWLING (he also cried when I walked down the aisle), and of course saying "I DO!"

Hugging and crying!

"AHH!  Don't mess up my make-up!"

"Oh my gosh we're married!"

Did anything go wrong?
Oh my YES!  But I didn't really care.  The DJ played some of the wrong music, the DJ also said my name was Angela at one point (mind you, he was a friend of Jonathan's and knew my name!), most of the boys at the wedding refused to dance so the dance floor was mainly girls, the wedding coordinator had me throw my bouquet from under a door way (which I told her several times with my gangly long arms just wouldn't work) and of course it didn't.  I ended up having to toss it over my shoulder so my hands wouldn't hit the door way and needless to say the bouquet didn't go far!  I also got a bit sick (dizzy) towards the end which makes sense now since we know I have hypothyroidism but at this point we didn't know.

The moment the DJ called me "Angela"

Also, the day of the rehearsal the pastor who was going to marry us, his father in law died.  Luckily, Jonathan's sister married a pastor so we were good to go...especially so since he was going to be an usher anyway and already had the suit!

Favorite wedding advice?
Don't stress because nobody cares as much as the bride does.  Just remember you're getting married not just throwing a party.

BYE!

31 comments:

CMae said...

Your brother doesn't look anything like you! LOL

your wedding had a very outdoor feel and vintage feel too! :) Good job! Goes along with your wedding ring I think too....

I'd be mad about the name thing. I HATE when people call me Cathy instead of Cassie. They are 2 totally diff names you can't call me one and expect me the Cassie to answer to Cathy! LOL

Jenny said...

Love this post, I might do the same thing on my blog later today!

Emily said...

What a fun wedding post! Thanks for sharing Emily, everything looks like it was beautiful! Did you guys eat your wedding cake on your 1st anniversary? We plan to, but I am not sure how it will taste!

Hilldog said...

Beautiful pictures and thanks for sharing! We did sparklers too we have not gotten the pictures yet, but I am excited to see them! Have a wonderful Thursday!

Jamie said...

I love everyting about your wedding! It was just gorgeous!

Sarah Ann said...

I love weddings :) Your dress was just gorgeous!

Shae said...

LOVE this post! Your wedding looked absolutely beautiful. Just so you know, I first visited your page when Kelly's Korner was doing the SMYL Fridays & I was looking at nursery posts. I'm a first time mommy & just interested in following other to-be & first time moms for ideas and suggestions. When I saw you were pregnant, I thought I would hang around with you on your journey & meet Miss Georgia. Congratulations, by the way!

Melissa Jo said...

I am in love with your wedding! Perfect colors and a beautiful everything! My favorite was your cake though, it was stunning!

J and A said...

I love this! And love the parts about your brother! :)

Rachel and John said...

Oh Fun! All the dresses were beautiful!

Katelyn said...

I love love loved this post! So much fun to see all the details of your beautiful wedding. Looks like y'all had a wonderful time :)

Oh, and I love the ice cream parlor. Such an original idea!!

Melanie said...

Gorgeous!! Loved reading about your wedding and seeing the pictures..what a beautiful day to remember!

Miss Megan said...

Loved this post! Your wedding looked amazing! Love the colors you used! Hopefully I can have a post like this soon! hahah riiiighhhtt!
I'm a new follower! :)

Megan said...

This is adorable! I'm so glad you did this!! I love the ring bearer's outfits! Precious!!

I think something goes wrong at every wedding...and when you look back, you just really don't care.

Allison said...

I am a new follower, a bride to be and love this post! I cannot wait to do this after we are married. Your wedding was absolutely beautiful and I love the story about your brother!

Callie Nicole said...

It looks like your wedding was beautiful! You guys got married just a week after we did - I didn't realize our anniversaries were so close. :-)

Rachel said...

BReathtaking Bride!

cait said...

Your day was beautiful! It's so funny how just seeing the date of your wedding makes your heart skip a bit. (At least it does mine.) We got married on the same day...same year. So when I read your date, it made my heart happy. Love what the date represents!

All the details of your wedding were so gorgeous. I love your statement about it being a wedding...not a party. So true!! And I don't like being in front of people either. Not one bit.

Great post.

Carmen's Texas Life said...

Your wedding was beautiful, very much what I want mine to be like when that time comes. :) Where was the bed and breakfast? And I love the ring!
- Carmen

Smiling is Good for Your Teeth said...

what a beautiful wedding and your photographer captured some amazing shots!! I hope my wedding photographer does a great job too!!

Anonymous said...

What was the name of the bed and breakfast? It is beautiful!

Ashley said...

I love your ring! How amazing that it's one of a kind :) So sweet!

Alyssa said...

Wow!!! I love it!! And your dress is so beautiful!

Ruthie Hart said...

your wedding looked so gorgeous, I love the green accent color and vintage feel!

CMae said...

So I commented on your post A YEAR ago LOL and here I am commenting on it again! LOL first of all, thank you for linking up! and I love the sentimental meaning that is literally in your ring. Makes it all the more special!

BeckyJo606 said...

I love your ring so much! I think it's incredibly sweet that Jonathan used two rings that had so much sentimental value to them. I really hope I can someday pass my rings onto my kids/grandkids!! :)

Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

LOVE your ring, and your special day! I loved reading your story :) this was such a fun link up! Happy I found your cute blog through it!

Cait said...

aww love your ring girl and great story!

star said...

I love your ring, so beautiful!

Kit said...

Love your ring!! I know it is so special to you!!!

Libby said...

your ring is very similar to mine! my center stone was my great grandfathers, then my grandpa's (my dad wouldnt have been caught dead wearing a huge diamond on his pinky like they did!). I love your venue too!

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