Though the bride's dress is a secret (for the most part) and will not be posted, here you can see the clothing for the
rest of the wedding party. To the left is a picture of Brenda in her grandmother's 55 year old wedding dress, from HER
wedding on June 8, 1956. Brenda will be wearing this dress to the rehearsal of their wedding on June 6, 2002.
Here are the bridesmaid dresses from David's Bridal.
Here is the tux Justin has chosen for himself and his groomsmen from Mister Neats.
Here is the gown of the grandmother of the bride:
And finally, here are our rings… Justin's will have three small diamonds and two Montana sapphires, and Brenda's
engagement ring has two sapphires and a beautiful diamond in the middle.
Brenda's Wedding Planning Cliffnotes:
First date: June 17, 2000
Proposed: January 15, 2001(Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy)
Wedding Date: Saturday, June 8, 2002
Ceremony and Reception Location: Mt. Vernon Country Club, Golden, CO
Rehearsal Dinner: The Med, Boulder, Colorado
Guest list: about 70 people
Ceremony time: 6:00-6:30pm
Theme: Japanese Water Garden
Colors: Lavender and Cream (with touches of magenta)
Wedding Night: Hotel Teatro
Flowers: my bouquet: cream and lavender roses, lavender hydrangeas, calla lilies, and stephanotis.
BMs: cream and lavender roses..with personalized flowers: aster, freesia, roses, and iris.
Engagement Ring: platinum diamond and sapphire ring.
Wedding bands: Justin: Celtic Infinity knot with sapphires and diamonds? Mine: platinum with four spaces for tiny diamonds
Registry: The Great Indoors, Foleys, Target.
Shower: ? (MOH lives out of state. Might not have one.)
Bachelorette Party: June 1, 2002 -dancing in Denver
Ceremony Music: remains to be seen
Officiant: Diane Reiss
Introduction of couple song: Puccini
First Dance Song: O Mio Babbino Caro.
Florist: Doing it all myself- lots of floating roses in bowls.
Engagement pictures: taken by a stranger after Justin proposed, in front of the Trevi Fountain.
Photographer: Bill Moore
Dress: Bridal Collection Exclusive. (bah)
Veil: David's Bridal scalloped edges..
Tiara: probably a comb that I decorate myself.
Shoes: two options, one from Payless.
Bridesmaid Dress: David's Bridal Periwinkle mix and match (corset tops, different skirts)
Tuxes: Mister Neats
Invitations: Making them ourselves, handmade paper and dried lavender
Programs: Making them ourselves
Favors: it's a surprise!!!
Centerpieces: fishbowls with smoothed glass at bottom, lavendar and cream roses floating.
Toasting glasses: blue champagne flutes
Cake: ? decorated with hydrangeas and cream roses?
Guest Book: making it ourselves with homemade paper cover to match invites.
Cake cutter and server: cha
Hair and Makeup: 1313 a Salon
Gifts for BMs: it's a surprise!
Something Old: ?
Something New: everything!
Something Borrowed: ?
Something Blue: Possibly
Honeymoon: Jamaica, mon.