Hi there, lovelies! I bought a mini sewing machine via Lazada just because it was on flash sale! I bought it for Php 399.00 (roughly $8.00). Pretty cheap, right? Sewing is probably on top of my "to-learn" list. I have no experience using a sewing machine and I figured, this is the way to start.… Continue reading New Skill: Sewing
If you've been following my blog, you've probably read this a few times - we have a tight budget for our wedding. While that is the case, I didn't want people, especially our entourage, to feel that they are under appreciated. Giving gifts/money to the entourage, I'd say, is customary for Chinese weddings. I think… Continue reading Gifts for Your Wedding Entourage + Supplier Reviews.
After numerous attempts of finding the "right" souvenir - we finally decided to buy Personalized M&Ms. I know what you're thinking - and yes, these didn't come cheap. It's actually triple our souvenirs budget for just the M&Ms alone! Since we have to order this in the US and delivery is restricted to the US… Continue reading Supplier Review + Total Expenses: Souvenirs.
Here are even more vendors we are using for our wedding. Wedding Cake. We wanted a supplier who's near the wedding venue so we don't have to pay for out of town fees. After trying to communicate with several suppliers, only one continuously responded to my inquiries - Sofia's Cakes. I honestly hope they are able… Continue reading Wedding Suppliers Part 3
For our invitations, we went with Print & Co. We came across them at a Bridal Fair held in Shangri-la Plaza. Initially, we got the package of Classic Invitations for Php 52 per set. Inclusions: • (PER SET) 2 pages - 5.5" x 8.5" + 1 page - 4" x 3" + 1 envelope •… Continue reading Supplier Review and Total Expense: Invitations.
I was cleaning/re-organizing my make up drawer earlier today. And I realized I have a lot of empty compact powders stored away. So I thought of making a DIY Lipstick Case. I used a bronzer palatte that I haven't used for a long time and some lipsticks that are (as you can see) pretty beat… Continue reading DIY 4-in-1 Lipstick Case.
We chose not to rent a photobooth for the wedding. Instead, we asked our photographer to assign one of his crew to take the photos for us. This meant I have to DIY some props for the "photobooth". Taking inspiration from Pinterest, we asked our florist to do the same heart frame to serve as… Continue reading Photobooth Props.