This post is long overdue, but after the wedding, it was Christmas & my birthday then our Honeymoon and then sorting out our things when we got back. I still have a back log of thank you cards to send out! Anyway, here's my review for my Wedding Gown and my Entourage's Dresses. As previously… Continue reading Supplier Review + Total Expenses: Couturiers.
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.
Ghil Sayo was referred to me by my friend. After wooing him for 3 weeks (he initially had another HAMU scheduled on the same day), he finally said yes. And boy was I glad that he was the one I chose! I took this photo while they were setting up. Forgive the mess since the… Continue reading Supplier Review: Hair and Make Up by Ghil Sayo.
I finally got my shoes yesterday! As I mentioned in another post, I couldn't find the right shoes so I had one customized via Perfect Match. Ms. Mari, was very easy to talk to. She's able to accommodate all my requests. She responds promptly. The easiest supplier to communicate with actually. The shoes are very comfortable… Continue reading Supplier Review and Total Expenses: Wedding Shoes.
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.
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.
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.
I think having a limited budget is actually good! Haha I have been collecting bottles from work because I want to use them as vases for the tables during the reception. I get to personalize them and save money. We bought some materials last week. Add that to the items that I already have at… Continue reading DIY Goddess Strikes Again.