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What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:44 pm

I have spent a delightful day watching 'Four Weddings' and other wedding shows. It got me thinking about parts of my wedding that will potentially be unpopular with guests and almost certainly would be if I were to sign myself up for that show!

So ladies, what parts of your wedding will (or were if you are already married) less than popular with friends/family etc. For me its:

- I have designed my dress to have no train (shock horror)
- My dress is ivory even though we have been living in sin for 6 years (FHs grandmother will 'love' that)
- I am not wearing a traditional veil (birdcage, my grandmother 'loves' this)
- We are having a cocktail reception (something I have learnt from this forum can be very unpopular)
- We are getting married on a Sunday, which is alos mothers day - I have to admit that was an accident, but by the time I realised it was too late to change anything
- We are having a cupcake tower ('that's not very weddingy' (FHs grandmother again)!
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:03 pm

I am not sure what other will think of our wedding. Its all so quirky and different.

potentially people will turn their noses up at :

Lollypop boquet
Sunday afternoon wedding
No bridal party
No reception as such just dinner.
Seafood dinner
My green shoes

But TBH i dont care! This is all things WE want for OUR wedding so they can complain and bit ch all they like as long as they do it behind my back i dont care! If i hear them i will tell them its ok for them to leave now!
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:07 pm

LIW - You made me smile with the grandparents 'views' on what is not appropriate for a wedding :D Heaven forbid the birdcage veil, cocktail reception and no train on your wedding dress .... isnt it amazing what some people consider important

Well my wedding is very low key, with no real 'reception' but rather a dinner for our friends and family who join us in hawaii. No wedding cake, no first dance....Not many peoples idea of a wedding but its what we want. A lovely dinner and no stress :D
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:17 pm

No children is gonna peeve a few people but i'm sticking to my guns on it
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:29 pm

Oh I don't care about what people won't like, after all its our day and we get the bill! I just thought it would be an interesting topic to discuss! Some of the brides on 'Four Weddings' are so brutal!
 
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Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:39 pm

Ive heard of this four weddings thing..whats it all about? is it any good?
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:46 pm

We are not having a "proper" reception either - just a dinner, also with no first dance or cake, etc (so this is the 3rd response out of 5 or 6 responses where people are doing this). It's funny that perhaps what people think will be different or perhaps not the norm, might actually be becoming more common and "acceptable" than what people first think.

Oh and most people have said they like this idea - like a glamerous dinner party - so my response either doesn't belong here.....or people or just being polite. :D
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 7:57 pm

Mine so far are something like this:

* Getting married on a Friday
* No Children at a ceremony or reception
* My ceremony and reception location are approx 1hr apart
* I bought my wedding dress online (taboo!)
* I am insisting on having the toast at the wedding with delicious non-alcoholic strawberry sparkling wine (it is to die for!) - The co-ordinator at the reception was the only one to take issue...and like I care what he thinks!

Don't know if this is one, but I will have having shared favours, so not one each, but 1 per couple, or one each if people are single. Some people could dislike that I guess?
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:30 pm

Oohh I love this thread. There are probs are few on my list! FH aunt and uncle are probably really happy to see us getting married. They say we are going to hell everytime they see us because we've been 'living in Sin'.

1 - My dress, it's white and has 1m train or little bit longer. According some people I shouldn't wear a white dress...
2 - Shot glasses as our table favours
3 - Wedding cake as dessert
4 - Pink shoes
5 - Black Bridesmaid dresses. I didn't think this would cause a problem but it apparently did.
6 - Our colour scheme. Hot pink and orange!

This is all I can think of for now! But I'm sure there will more that I know about after the wedding!!
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:37 pm

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5 - Black Bridesmaid dresses. I didn't think this would cause a problem but it apparently did.


That's bad???

I am having that too... didn't even think that might be talked about, hahaha. Screw them :)
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:57 pm

- Black bridesmaid dresses
- Green flowers
- Friday wedding
- The "aisle" doesn't come through the guests, i walk in from the side
- Cocktail reception
- Lolly buffet instead of favours
- Wedding cupcakes instead of a cake
- The cupcakes for dessert
- No kids
- No gifts or money

That's all I can think of right now... Haha it sounds a lot when you list it but as everyone has said... stuff anyone who doesn't like it!! We are happy :heart:
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:02 pm

hahha love this thread.....

- Wearing a Ivory Dress when I have been married before
- Black Bridesmaides dresses
- my two sons walking me done the isle
- lolly buffet
- lolli pop bouquet
- wedding cake as dessert
- cocktail recpeptin
- lawn games
- red shoes
- friday wedding

We are totally stocked with our ideas and plans for our big day......;)

By the way I LOVE all of your AWESOME PLANS!!!
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:10 pm

We were married on the Sunday of the labour day weekend, so I'm sure that annoyed a few people. Too bad, it suited us! Also we didn't invite any of the guest's children. But I only know of one family that fussed about that.
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:43 pm

Lol, love this
I am wearing white though we have 2 kids, the oldest is 9.
Friday wedding
Silk flowers
Best mans dreadlocks

My favourite, from some on fh's side...
The bride
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:50 pm

We didn't invite anyone or even tell anyone we were getting married (except our parents, and MIL was only told 3 days before the day!)
2 of FH's sisters still aren't talking to us :roll:
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:31 am

Oooh I like this!

These things no one has complained about to me but some other girls have listed it

Wedding cake as desert
White dress when we have a child
Lolly bar as favours (which is actually something I thought people would enjoy!)

This is one I KNOW annoyed some family
The fact that our wedding is in our home town which is a whooooole exhausting hour and a half drive them! Most of our guests are coming from four hours away and they're really excited so I don't get it!
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:51 am

This is the best thread ever :D Because none of us care and we are doing it our way anyway :D (my input is on page 1)

tanarie wrote:
We didn't invite anyone or even tell anyone we were getting married (except our parents, and MIL was only told 3 days before the day!)
2 of FH's sisters still aren't talking to us :roll:


I love that Tanarie!!!!!
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 3:15 am

What was the last poster going on about? Could this be a spammer?
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:45 am

It certainly looks like it!!

Oh and I forgot to add that I'll be having silk flowers. I've told some people and they looks they gave me, I think they are expecting something that you would pick up from Spotlight. But these are really nice! I'm just not telling anyone anymore. Mum was totally against it, until she sure them.
 
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Re: What Parts of Your Wedding Were or Will Be Disliked?

Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:23 am

Melz4d wrote:
Lol, love this
I am wearing white though we have 2 kids, the oldest is 9.
Friday wedding
Silk flowers
Best mans dreadlocks

My favourite, from some on fh's side...
The bride


:lol: Oh I should not laugh! If I don't tread carefully though I can easily fall into that category, although at the moment I am in the good books!
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