Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

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Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby AshleyH » Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:54 am

the tl;dr version: It was freaking fantastic.

The long version: SO amazing. Nothing went wrong (or if it did, no one knew). Our vendors were all so amazing - I teared up a little when our photographers left because I knew that meant I won't see them for a while (luckily none of our friends are married yet, and my MOH is already planning on booking them where her BF proposes, so I might get to see them again). They (our photogs) surprised us with a sneak peek of pictures at the reception - they had a monitor set up on our gift table with some shots from earlier in the day and they looked so great). The weather was a little scary in the AM (thunder and lightning), but once it was time to leave it was fine. It rained while we took pictures, but we just went to the Muny for a bit and had some turf wars with other bridal parties (like, 20. There were a lot).

We got so much positive feedback on our ceremony, which was such an honor. We wrote the whole thing ourselves, with the help of our friend who officiated, and we also wrote our own vows. Apparently every single person was crying (except us, haha! I got a little choked up but actually held it together). Our big tough groomsmen were even crying!

The reception was awesome - it was just a big huge dance party and the day all felt really well-paced. Any time during the day I asked the time it was always earlier than I thought - we were never rushed, and after we were all dressed and ready to go my BMs and I had about 40 minutes to just sit and wait.

Soooo here are some guest pictures!

The view out our hotel room
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At Flying Saucer after the RD - I just really liked my dress (from rent the runway)
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My bridesmaids and I hanging out before we left for the ceremony
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Walking down the aisle - I was making an ugly cry face w/o tears until I finally saw J - then I was all smiles!
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During J's vows
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The kiss (I was really into it, ha!)
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With both sets of parents
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Our Cold Stone cake
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Our first dance
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Leaving Ballpark village at the end of the night
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby tiffanyandtoddmay3108 » Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:23 am

Awww...looks amazing! You looked beautiful! Glad to hear that it went well!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby mshrdlicka » Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:28 am

Looks awesome! Thanks for sharing the pics! Love your bridesmaid dresses--especially the color--where'd you get them?
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby AshleyH » Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:40 am

mshrdlicka wrote:Looks awesome! Thanks for sharing the pics! Love your bridesmaid dresses--especially the color--where'd you get them?

They are actually a discontinued J.Crew color called gallery green. I was obsessed with the color before we got engaged, but they were put on clearance and completely sold out by the time we were engaged. So...we bought them on eBay! They under up paying between $60 and $120, so it was a good deal and they were all NWT!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby jennelled » Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:17 am

I'm so glad you guys enjoyed everything and it went smoothly! You looked AMAZING, Ashley!!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby MrsNissen1 » Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:28 pm

Congrats!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby mrs.shea » Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:44 pm

Glad you had a great day!!! You look beautiful!!!!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby lurinmichelle » Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:47 am

Gorgeous photos and bride! Glad your day was amazing!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby kag16 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:50 am

Congrats! I love your dress!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby coree730 » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:12 pm

Wow! You looked amazing and I also love the BM dresses! Can't wait to see more!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby aeh » Thu Jun 12, 2014 11:54 am

beautiful!! looks like it was an amazing day :)
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby lovemyweenies » Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:27 pm

Congratulations! I can't wait to see the pro pics. You looked gorgeous!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby Mrs.Parrish2be » Fri Jun 13, 2014 1:26 pm

Gorgeous! Love the color of the bridesmaids dress.
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby MissW2BMrsA » Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:56 pm

Congrats! ! Everything looked wonderful! !!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby MissW2BMrsA » Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:56 pm

Congrats! ! Everything looked wonderful! !!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby Stl08bride » Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:37 pm

Congratulations!!! You looked beautiful ! Love the black sash, and your BM's dresses!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby racheriffic » Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:39 pm

Congratulations! All the hard work paid off! :)
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby Leann » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:31 pm

Looks like it was a beautiful wedding! Love your dress and the BM dresses!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby ctab » Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:35 am

Your dress is amazing! So pretty!
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Re: Our wedding (w/ guest pictures)

Postby MrsNissen2 » Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:26 am

Gorgeous!
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