I am so green!

Since I was kid, I was so addicted with color green! Ask my family and friends, they will never go wrong.

And, obviously, because this is my favorite color it will be our motif.

It’s past 7:30am, and I ‘m still here in the office. So guess what keeps me staying? Aside from, finishing our “will you be” invites, I found this site where there are lots of green hues and shades!

green, green and green

green, green and green

Just imagine how my eyes are enjoying this sight!

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What will happen in May?

Just now I received a message. I am expecting it was Johan, my w@wie friend, she was asking me a favor and I thought she was following up. From afar, a very long name appeared in my phone screen.

Guess who? It’s Hana,my designer.

She said that we’ll have our first fitting this May and she will send me the schedule later. I felt nervous and excited! Nakabalik na pala siya from her U.S. vacation. I’m starting to admire her more – from a long vacation, now, she’s back to work.

Hmmmm she must be really good because she can pull up our fitting that fast.

Le Club Accor member: Why not?!

Ever since, I have been eyeing Sofitel Plaza as for our wedding preps. In fact, even though we have made a pencil book with Diamond Hotel we’re still planning to have an ocular there. Who knows? We might be swayed. 🙂

While me and a friend is having breakfast, our topic was veered to hotels. I can’t remember how but I was convinced to inquire about Sofitel’s membership card because they offer discounts. That day, I texted Rey and enrolled him to the hotel’s online inquiry. The next day, to my surprise, Rey just informed me that he got the membership card paid. Although my mind is not dead set with Sofitel, I’m just glad that he did a decision without consulting me.

So, I’m crossing off one from my nice-to-haves. 🙂

the package

vouchers

Weeehhhhh…I’m having my dream hotel preps!

Preparing for our E-session with Bryan Yap

Since our practice prenup (as we call it) will be a month away. We tried to avoid procrastination. We’re planning to have a picnic-travel theme. Since Richgold, our caterer, will be lending us some of their travel props (ang bait talaga!) we just have to worry about minor things or just add some props.

For our first project, it’s a DIY Cardboard letter. I got the tutorial here. We didn’t follow every steps there ‘coz we did what’s convenient for us.

Here’s the result:

Looks like Rey’s enjoying our DIY. 😀

He suggested we put something inside for a more sturdy base. But I rejected the idea. I think the glue gun is enough.

So here’s the most fussy part.

We even used flashlight for us to see it clearly.

Busy us

Busy us

nakapambahay pa ako. haha

nakapambahay pa ako. haha

Here’s the almost finished product. Have to cover it with specialty paper.

We used ivory colored specialty paper because I’ll be putting buttons and lace in it pa. To finish the sides pa.

Update (not real time): We did this for two weeks.

Now for our second task, since we have a free time one Saturday, we did an ocular at Parks and Wildlife. I have been to PAW when I was in elementary because it is where we are holding our Sports fest so I suggested it as a possible prenup venue. Anyway, I was not mesmerized with the place. It is just like a typical greenery scene with a lagoon view. There’s also a mini zoo there but we weren’t able to visit it. I was expecting more I think. Now, our solution is to give it a kick with the setup and props we’re planning to do.

Good thing there’s an ongoing photo shoot and this gave me an idea.

The Lagoon

The Lagoon

This might be a good spot though.

The bridge

The bridge

Actually, the place is not bad, maarte lang ako because I just wanted something different. Lol

Well, I just have to trust Bryan Yap to do some wonders with the place. 🙂

Our first DIY: Success or Fail?

We’ve tried a hundred times conceptualizing our monogram. Since we’re having a music theme for the reception, our first thought was we’re having a monogram with elements of music. Our top choice is to have a grand staff with G-Clef in it.

Here’s what Rey have in mind.

R and J connected by a G-clef with a heart shape at its root

Rey has done a lot but this is our top choice, we just need to find someone who can layout it for free.

So to cut the story short, we can’t find someone or should I say did we ever attempt to look for someone? Anyway, good thing I chanced a monogram maker in the net.

Since it’s holy week we took advantage of the free time to noodle around on the site. By the way, we let go of the idea of having a music element in our monogram for a more formal look.

Here are some of what we came up.

monogram

my favorite

monogram1

monogram2

Rey’s favorite

monogram3

It’s not for free, actually, but we can do some magic with Photoshop, right? 😀

These are not final. But I love what we did. For us who are not so artistic it’s really an accomplishment. More so, we can say that “hey we did this and the concept is ours”.

So is it a success or fail? You tell. 🙂

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