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“Confessions Of A Future Bride” | Post 32

If you are new to the blog and are just following along, here’s what you missed:

Rachel, my business partner/assistant/second shooter, recently got engaged and with us being photographers, thought it would be cool document her whole wedding planning process. Not only to keep these memories but to maybe help out one of our readers who may be a future bride as well as get suggestions from you guys. Here are the past posts that you’ve missed.

  1. Post 1 ~ We got a glimpse of how Rachel and her fiancé, Arthur met! It’s an adorable story including some very young pictures of them.

  2. Post 2 ~ We got to hear the story of how Arthur proposed in Bermuda! Check out that post to see her ring! It’s beautiful!

  3. Post 3 ~ Rachel said YES TO THE DRESS!! Check it out to see her experience at David’s Bridal!

  4. Venues! Venues! Venues! Post 4 | Post 5 | Post 6 | are her weeks in search for the perfect venue! And in Post 7 you get to hear the place that she chose!!!

  5. Post 8 ~ We are back at Davids Bridal picking out the Bridesmaids Dresses as well as seeing who she chose to stand up there with her on the big day!!

  6. Post 9 (maid of honor & big sis), Post 10 (little sis), Post 11 (cousin), Post 12 (sister-in-law), Post 13 (best friend), and Post 14 (MEE) ~This is where Rachel introduces her bridesmaids and tells us the background stories of how she knows them. There are some pretty funny moments and awesome pictures!

  7. Post 15 ~ Engagement Pictures!!!! Here, we get to see Rachel’s engagement session. I also give some tips on how to make the most of your engagement session.

  8. Post 16 ~ All about the “Save The Dates.”

  9. Post 17 ~ All about the DJ and some songs you don’t want to miss being played at the wedding!

  10. Post 18 ~ Bridal Registry! This is a fun post because I filmed it rather than photographing it!! Check it out!!

  11. Post 19 ~ Speed Round Questions with the Fiance’ himself!!!

  12. Post 20 ~ Special Valentines Day Post!

  13. Post 21 ~ To Peek or Not To Peek…That is the question!!! Will Rachel be doing a first look?

  14. Post 22 ~ Flowers, Flowers, Flowers!!! Time to talk about the Bouquet.

  15. Post 23 ~ This post is all about the Wedding Cake! mmmmmmmmmm

  16. Post 24 ~ Checklist of what has been done so far and what’s left to do!

  17. Post 25 ~ Tuxes Tuxes Tuxes!!! Arthur get’s his Tuxes! Rachel came up with a beautiful look for the guys!

  18. Post 26 ~ A Wedding DIY!!

  19. Post 27 ~ Rachel’s Hairstyle Ideas

  20. Post 28 ~ A post all about the rules or traditions that Rachel is either keeping or doing away with!

  21. Post 29 ~ The post that everyone has been waiting for!!! RACHEL’S WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER!!! WOOHOO!!!

  22. Post 30 ~ She booked her honeymoon! Check out where Art & Rachel are going!!!

  23. Post 31 ~ Wedding Bands! Soo pretty!!!

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Have you been following along??? Thank you so much to our readers! I can’t believe that Rachel’s wedding is next month!!! It’s been so fun putting this blog series together with her. Tell us – what is your favorite post so far?????!!!

“Of course when choosing an invitation, Pinterest was my best friend 🙂  I had a hard time choosing a design that I liked.. As many of you know, my colors are navy and yellow.. But when looking at navy and yellow invitations on Pinterest, I really wasn’t a huge fan of any.. 

I had chosen a simple white invitation with navy blue writing, but my bridesmaid/cousin, Amy, vetoed that idea. She said it was too simple and it needed something more..

At that point I decided to throw out the color scheme and do whatever the heck I liked.. I picked out a few inspiration invitations and showed them to Arthur and he took it and went with it!

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My fantastic fiancé created the invites, RSVP and an information card. And of course I loved them! Something a little bit different.. Arthur and I decided that we do not want to have children at the wedding. I found an awesome way to word this on the invites.. “In order to allow all guests, including parents, an evening of relaxation we have chosen for our wedding to be an adult only occasion. We hope this advance notice means you are still able to share our big day and will enjoy the evening off!” I couldn’t think of a better way to word this! 

Here’s a sneak peek of my wedding invitations :)”


~The Future Mrs. Bongiorno

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