Author Archives: Ginger

About Ginger

Hello! My name is Ginger. I'm 27 and I live in Seattle with my fiancée Matt and his cat, Arthur. Find me in my kitchen, trying to incorporate pine nuts into more recipes, at Pacific Fabrics - drooling over prints in the home dec department, walking home through Woodland Park Zoo, or sipping aquavit in Ballard. Check out my food blog at ginbelle.worpress.com

it’s been too long

Sorry it’s been so long since I last posted.  Life has gotten in the way…. There really haven’t been too many new developments on the planning front since the last post, so I will post about something we’ve had pretty … Continue reading

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As promised…

Matt hated the idea of “wedding colors.”  He preferred a “wedding theme.”  I agreed, but it will make things a hell of a lot easier to find and choose for decorations, etc, if we have a color scheme in mind … Continue reading

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Registration

Because we’ve been so very very busy lately (Matt was sick last week, it was my birthday, and we were reupholstering our sofa — still in progress and waiting for decorative nails to arrive from Mississippi), there hasn’t been a … Continue reading

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Random inspiration post no. 1

I’ve decided to start posting some random photos I’ve saved whilst looking for inspiration for the big day.  It’ll keep the blog going on days when I haven’t done any decision-making. I’m going to try my hardest to locate where … Continue reading

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With tweaks…

I wondered what another pleat on the bodice would look like:       I think I like it better with a longer bodice, but I understand that it was a first sketch and wasn’t 100% indicative of what my … Continue reading

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The main mane

Disclaimer:  My male friends will probably not want to read this post.  (Phil, I’m talking to you.)  Somehow guys just don’t get how women can talk about hair for over an hour at a time.  Sometimes it boggles the mind, … Continue reading

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It’s all in the music…

For the reception, we’ll likely have a DJ or an iTunes playlist, but Matt and I are very fond of the idea of having a live band for the cocktail/hors d’ouvre hour, and maybe the ceremony. Here’s a few that … Continue reading

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Period Accuracy

Over the weekend, Matt and I were lucky enough to have breakfast with my dress designer and seamstress, my great pal Ingrid.  An expert in period costume, she reminded me that dresses of the time period we have chosen to … Continue reading

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An unphotogenic bride….

So…..after going to a wedding this weekend and being reminded of one of my least favorite aspects of the whole wedding process, I’m a little stressed out about how to deal with it. I am, of course, talking about the … Continue reading

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The dress….is a work in progress.

I’d like to post a little about my ideas for my dress, but as I type I’m second-guessing myself and modifying the picture I have in my head. Anyway…..the image I’ve had in my head since high school was a … Continue reading

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