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by apk
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: Wedding Attire
Topic: Wedding Ring Question
Replies: 16
Views: 2466

Re: Wedding Ring Question

ours didn't match too.
by apk
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:49 am
Forum: Budgeting, DIY and Tips
Topic: How much you paid for your rings?
Replies: 16
Views: 2762

Re: How much you paid for your rings?

Mine was custom made to match my engagement ring. It was done by the brother of a guest who is a jeweller. So he gave us special discounts, it was channel set wg 14 diamonds for around $1200. DH was a steal at less than $80. It was what he wanted stainless steel with carbon fibre. an exact match to ...
by apk
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: How much time off work??
Replies: 17
Views: 1438

Re: How much time off work??

my wedding was on a sunday, the plan was to work up to friday and have 2 weeks off after the wedding. we left the day after the wedding for our honeymoon for 7 nights. then back home to relax and get back in the swing of things before going back to work. But due to the incompetence of the wedding pl...
by apk
Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Wedding dress bag
Replies: 7
Views: 689

Re: Wedding dress bag

got mine on ebay, cost less than $15 i think
by apk
Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Cake price
Replies: 15
Views: 1349

Re: Cake price

I paid $200 for mine. 2 tier, one in cookies and cream mud and one in caramel mud, incl delivery
by apk
Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: I wanted to tell someone...UPDATE!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2919

Re: I wanted to tell someone...UPDATE!!!

congrats, hope you find the ring of your dreams
by apk
Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: About to ring (potential) "bridesman" to ask!
Replies: 13
Views: 1368

Re: About to ring (potential) "bridesman" to ask!

congrats, I had a dude of honor at my wedding. DH's aunty made him a warp dress in the same colour as my bridesmaid and he wore it after our first dance. It was hilarious.. everyone thought it was funny
by apk
Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:15 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Making your wedding unique or traditional...?
Replies: 16
Views: 1910

Re: Making your wedding unique or traditional...?

we had ours on a boat
by apk
Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: I think I have the ONE! Squeel
Replies: 15
Views: 1295

Re: I think I have the ONE! Squeel

it is beautiful
by apk
Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: DJ & MC confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: DJ & MC confusion

Hi Krenur24, My wedding reception includes a DJ. His name is scott. All I know before the day is that he plays the music. So I gave him the list of songs to play. Had to burn them to CD cos he said his internet was broken 1 week before. I have a childhood friend of DH be the MC. He is funny and char...
by apk
Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:12 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: I'm so nervous!!! :-( NWR - I passed!!! :-D
Replies: 43
Views: 2596

Re: I'm so nervous!!! :-( NWR

good luck, remember to always keep under the speed limit
by apk
Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Inviting to engagement but not wedding?
Replies: 23
Views: 1670

Re: Inviting to engagement but not wedding?

I did this as we have limited spaces for our wedding, plus PIL wanted to invite some of their friends to celebrate so they came to the engagement party but kept the guest at the wedding to the near and dear
by apk
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:32 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: declaration of marriage
Replies: 6
Views: 477

Re: declaration of marriage

Ours are:

D and A, as you have declare your love and exchange your vows before us all today, by the authority of the Commonwealth of Australia, I can now pronounce you to be husband and wife.
D, you may now kiss your bride.
by apk
Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Budgeting, DIY and Tips
Topic: What you actually spent...
Replies: 214
Views: 59268

Re: What you actually spent...

I think we spent around the 15k mark, which I was expecting, this includes 7N honeymoon in Vanuatu, but exclude my e-ring.
by apk
Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: I met my celebrant today
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: I met my celebrant today

on the day??? :)
by apk
Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Are mixed nationality marriages a good idea?
Replies: 8
Views: 1192

Re: Are mixed nationality marriages a good idea?

I am Chinese Indonesian and I married an Anglo Australian Guy. Me being non anglo doesn't seems to bother DH's family at all. I was struggling to grasp that my kids will not look 100% like me for a while. But mix race kids are always cuter cos they have the best of both worlds... hehe... doesn't mat...
by apk
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Photos before ceremony
Replies: 10
Views: 993

Re: Photos before ceremony

we did this at our wedding because of the time constraint we have onboard the vessel where we are conducting the ceremony and the reception.
by apk
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Gifts
Replies: 8
Views: 650

Re: Gifts

Hi jlo2013, I think it is a nice gesture to gift members of the bridal party. Doesn't have to be expensive. There are plenty of cheaper options, my DH who has been a GM many times. he got a beer glass with his name engraved, a thanks for being our GM mug with Roses chocolates and a beer I got my bri...
by apk
Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Is it weird if...
Replies: 9
Views: 1088

Re: Is it weird if...

nah, to tell you the truth, all eyes will be on you anyway.

DH and his BM and GM all wore the same shirt and vest from his BM's wedding 3 months before ours. We just had to pick out suits and ties.
by apk
Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: slippers/thongs for tired feet....
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

Re: slippers/thongs for tired feet....

i got mine from target, they are the silver fold up ones. on sale too for less than $5
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