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by catherineaustin29
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: Dress Alterations - Mackay or Rockhampton?
Replies: 8
Views: 2853

Re: Dress Alterations - Mackay or Rockhampton?

I went to the wedding expo at Magpies yesterday and met a woman there, Anna Dutton. She has a business "Alternate Art Clothing & Design" 4955 7731. She does custom made wedding gowns, alterations and can order in designer bridesmaid dresses etc. I made an appointment to take my dress ...
by catherineaustin29
Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Budgeting, DIY and Tips
Topic: What are unnecessary extras?
Replies: 14
Views: 4394

Re: What are unnecessary extras?

Transport definitely! I truly can not understand why it is considered a good 'wedding' idea to spend hundreds of dollars on a truly beautiful vehicle, that isn't going to be used for most of the day! Yes it will be in a few pictures, and therefore there are the 'bragging' rights of 'look what I had!...
by catherineaustin29
Fri May 31, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: How much is your wedding costing?
Replies: 45
Views: 11770

Re: How much is your wedding costing?

I've budgeted 18k MAX for ours (hopeing to keep it to 16k). We decided that I would 'take care' of the wedding and he would 'take care' of the honeymoon. I am very lucky in that my parents are giving me 8k so I only have to have 10k. However, our engagement period is quite short, so it is going to b...
by catherineaustin29
Fri May 31, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: not having dad give you away
Replies: 16
Views: 4162

Re: not having dad give you away

I'm planning on having my mum and dad walk down the aisle together in front of me (after the BMs) and then standing to the side as I walk up to my man. My mother did the same thing at her wedding 35 years ago (a novelty for the time!) and I really liked the idea. They have both been there for me my ...
by catherineaustin29
Fri May 31, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: General Wedding Discussion
Topic: anyone DIY makeup
Replies: 15
Views: 3828

Re: anyone DIY makeup

I'll be doing my own, but while I've never taken any makeup courses, I do run my own beauty channel so I've been practicing for a while lol....I think the trick is to a) have practiced plenty before hand so you know exactly what you're doing, b) have good products that will last and c) not to stress...
by catherineaustin29
Mon May 27, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Reception
Topic: Reception Entrance Song
Replies: 12
Views: 5692

Re: Reception Entrance Song

I've always loved 'Celebration' by Kool and the Gang. For some reason, the first time I heard it years and years ago (is quite an old song after all!) I just thought to myself, PERFECT entrance song to get everyone in the mood for a party!
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