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Sat, Aug. 2nd, 2008, 10:37 pm
noreenrdz: hi there!

Name and/or Journal: Noreen</b></a>
Role (Bride, Groom, other): Bride
Age: 27
City/State/Country: Austin, TX, USA
Heritage: Pakapino (Pakistani & Filipino)
Wedding Date: Muslim ceremony on December 25, 2008, Civil service on December 27th
Number of guests: 200
Personal wedding website: my livejournal's the place to get all the info...
How'd you meet your fiance: through a mutual friend.  he was my webmaster first :)
How long have you been together: almost 2 years
What's your story: Planning two totally different weddings is utter craziness!  But surprisingly fun...

Tue, Jul. 8th, 2008, 10:09 am
sheisaeval: Albums from the China Bridal Studio

Well, I posted some pics from the ~$600 China Bridal Studio shoot back on June 22, and now I finally got our albums and some printed pictures with frames that the shoot included, so here I am, showing it off again.

Well, firstly, it came with 7 printed pictures and 2 albums. Shown here in this picture, it actually only has five picture prints because the two extra-large ones (literally, I think one was poster sized WITH a frame, and the other is square and close to poster sized) were way too big to take back from China, so these are the small ones.
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And then there's also two albums, one smaller and one larger. It was pretty sturdy and made with thick cardboard or something.
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Let's look inside! Shall we?

Warning: lots of pics!!

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And I believe that I only posted a few behind the scenes and final pictures from the shoot, but if anyone's interested in the other pictures and behind the scenes, feel free to go to this link:
(click the links on the left)

So anyway, the two huge poster sized prints are still in China and may cost money to ship it, but hey, even if I add that up to the ~600 or so, it's STILL a lot cheaper than anything I can get in America, so I'm still content.

Tue, Nov. 6th, 2007, 12:21 am
puckingasusual: 4th Nov 2007 (Singapore)

tom and angie's express highlights.

angie: we met at a club 3 yrs ago. n after dancing, he said ' i could marry you' and i thought 'siao ang moh!' and decided not to meet him anymore.

(shot n edited by 1st_steps)

ps: 'siao ang moh' = crazy foreigner

Thu, Oct. 11th, 2007, 11:25 pm
puckingasusual: (no subject)

gail and vernon's church wedding

more can be found on 1st_steps

Thu, Aug. 23rd, 2007, 06:43 pm
puckingasusual: Same Day Edit

Express Highlights aka Same Day Edit

Shot the couple in the morning, rushed through the edit during the afternoon, screened in time for the dinner guests at 830pm.
Quite an adrenaline rush, I must say. :)

if only I had clearer audio.

more can be found here 1st_steps

Sat, Feb. 24th, 2007, 10:00 am
premierbride: Premier Bride Magazine (Houston San Antonio Austin)

Name and/or Journal: premierbride
Role (Bride, Groom, other): other / magazine
Age: 33
City/State/Country: Houston, TX. USA (San Antonio and Austin)
Heritage: everything and more.
Wedding Date: n/a
Number of guests: as many as you can handle
Personal wedding website:http://www.premierbride.com
How'd you meet your fiance: blind date
How long have you been together: 5 years
What's your story: I am the owner and publisher of a local bridal guide that assists all types of brides in planning the perfect wedding. Although our site is national, I own Houston, San Antonio and Austin.

Fri, Feb. 17th, 2006, 09:56 am
immoline2: Printed Invites! and budget woes

Oh I am SOO stoked.
My invites are printed. Just 15 sheets, since I only need 30 invites and they are A5 in size.
Now I need to get the order of service sheets finalised.
I can buy more paper this weekend and then print them next week. Thank God for photoshop.
and online manuals.
and I must do a few mehandhi night invites.
Now its just to plan my budget to the last cent, and figure out how to max my credit card at the last possible moment, so that payments are only due end of May when I get paid again. I wish that Eugene would get a bit more work right now. I need him to do at least enough to cover the rings.
Otherwise maybe I should forgo the 18Kwhite and go for silver instead. Perhaps then we can upgrade to plat in a few years. It is after all only symbolic, and werent most celtic rings silver anyway?
My engagement ring is silver, and I have oodles of gold because I'm the only girl and i never wear any of it. When he has a better income, he can buy me gold. And if I dont tell my family that its not gold, how are they going to know anyway? Nobody is going to see the receipts and its not their business anyway, since they are not helping to pay for the wedding.

Thu, Feb. 16th, 2006, 01:47 pm
immoline2: invitation picture

I spent all morning doing this. Finally have the text right and the layout, and layered 13 pics to get the textured background done. double click on it to get a better view.

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Tue, Feb. 14th, 2006, 02:14 pm
immoline2: Introduction

Hi all,
Name and/or Journal: Fiona / Immoline2
Role (Bride, Groom, other): Bride
Age: 28
City/State/Country: Cape town South africa
Heritage: Indian born in South africa
Wedding Date: 6th May 2006
Number of guests: 80
Venue: The Castle of Good Hope
Personal wedding website: http://www.weddingsutra.com/Eugene_Fiona/
The pic is awful/ but its where he popped the question.
How'd you meet your fiance: at our last job together.
What's your story: 'Gene and I have been together for 540 days today. very happy ones too.
Yeah, and the drama of trying to plan a wedding without resources is well.. dramatic.
We've got the cook, the decor guy, the minister, the venue, the outfits, a piper(can you believe!) and thats about it. the favours are done, the invites will be soon, and of course I have the list of photographers in my hot little hand. No rings yet I'm afraid, or video guy. In fact at these prices I am seriously considering buying a camcorder since it will cost less. I am seriously in full blown panic mode.

Um yeah..and its 81 days or 11 weeks and three days to go.....

Tue, Jan. 31st, 2006, 04:49 pm
novasonic: (no subject)

Name and/or Journal: Marilyn, novasonic
Role (Bride, Groom, other): Bride
Age: 24
City/State/Country: Sydney/NSW/Australia but marrying in Melbourne/VIC/Australia
Heritage: chinese malaysian born in australia
Wedding Date: late 2007 or early 2008 depending on what the fortune teller has to sya
Number of guests: hopefully under 200
Personal wedding website: none
How'd you meet your fiance: through friends when he came to Sydney for his sister's wedding ;)
How long have you been together: about 3 years
What's your story: people keep telling me bits and pieces about what i have to do, but I have no idea where to start organising at all. Also the fiance's mother has demanded we do the tea ceremony but I have zero idea what goes on there. Haha. Basically I am clueless and hoping to pick up some stuff by joining this community :)

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