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Loose ends

It’s been a busy summer already and we’re only a few weeks in! Much of it has been spent tying up the loose ends of our long To Do list, with the help of MANY friends and family members.  I … Continue reading

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the dress

A couple of weeks ago I started having second thoughts about my dress design.  In the sketch, the sleeves were pretty close cut, and I thought I might rather have something loose.  I started looking at a blog of costumes … Continue reading

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chugging along…

This week, Matt and I started running through the different wedding checklists and solidified projects.  We’ve got a way to go, but things are being decided upon and simplified even further.  It feels really good. I also pulled out all … Continue reading

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Dress stuff + shoe update + etc

It’s time. The time for “planning” is over, and now we must start “doing.”  Matt and I had made the goal last year that we’d start making things for the wedding and really get down to it starting January 1, … Continue reading

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Lady Grey

I took another look at the original drawing my dressmaker and bridesmaid Ingrid did,(plus the first colorization I did back in April) and decided it was time to colorize it in my current bridal ideal…. I couldn’t quite tweak the … Continue reading

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I am quite drawn to this, but will it work?

I’ve fallen in love with a bunch of feathers. It’s a gray feather capelet from Asos (on clearance for only $20). I think it’s really sweet, and might work as an accessory for my wedding outfit.  We haven’t completely figured … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey costumes….

Spotted this dress in a period costume blog….Enchanted Serenity of Period Films. How do we feel about the bodice of this dress?  Are the sleeves not the perfect length? Is the neckline not awesome?  The empire waist is dropped ever … Continue reading

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something up my sleeve

Oh man, you don’t know how much fun it is to make horrible puns for the titles of these posts.  I really am posting about sleeve length, though. I just spotted a wedding photo set at the Ruffled blog, and … Continue reading

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Yes, we have been productive

but for some reason, it takes about a year and a half to get custom-made postage stamps.  ARGH! Over Labor Day weekend Matt and my wee sister Audrey and I completed and compiled our save-the-dates, and they’re all sitting neatly … Continue reading

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yes

Apparently my talented dressmaker best friend was as inspired as I was about the bum ruffles and she sent me this sketch this morning: She writes: Hey Love, I sketched this out late last night – it’s super rough, but … Continue reading

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