Friday, November 11, 2011

Chic Couture-My Wedding Dress

Happy Friday!!
Happy Veteran's Day!
Happy Birthday to my baby bro!
And
Happy Anniversary to me and Hunkie!!  It's a jam packed day!!
4 years ago I got to marry my promise from God.  My how time has flown by! I still remember the day....a wonderful day!  Today, for Chic Couture, I thought I'd share my wedding dress.  It wasn't designer, it wasn't trendy...it was classic...it was me.  There were certain criteria I wanted my dress to have, you know because there's certain things about my body that I did not want to be accentuated!    I wanted sleeves, I wanted A line and I wanted lace.  I only tried on 2 dresses and the 1st one was it!
It was an A line, sweat heart neckline
dress with a short sleeved lace over coat.
Let's start with 2 of my favorite photos from my Bridal sitting....

Since we had a fall wedding I took the opportunity with my Bridal sitting to incorporate my favorite color.  And I didn't go all crazy with hair and makeup....as advised by my best friend..."you want to look classic".

And now a few shots...4 years ago! ☺
 It was slightly nerve racking to come down those stairs!! I did it without my shoes on!  They were at the bottom with my Dad and my bouquet! ☺  

As far as jewelry went, I wore my mother's pearl bracelet.  And my earrings were my Grandmother's (my mom's mom)...they were the screw on kind, they were sparkly and I added  teardrop shaped pearls so they'd be dangley a little bit.  And of course I wore this...
And since you can see part of my bouquet, I honored my Dad's mom with it.  She grew tiger lilies in her yard so it was a mix of those and roses.  I had a picture frame charm with her photo in it wrapped around the stems.


We live 10 minutes from where we got married right now!!

And there you have it!  My Wedding Dress.

If I get the chance {since I get to spend the day with Hunkie while Lil' Hunkie plays with his awesome auntie}
I'll be linking up here:





Have a Happy Day!!


17 comments:

EvA. . . said...

love your dress! you look so pretty!

Lindsay said...

Aw, what a special day! You look very beautiful! I hope you enjoy your anniversary!

Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims said...

awww, you look so pretty!

I'm SO excited to get to wear mine in....3 and a half months. AH!!!!

Jennifer @Miss Maggie's Place said...

What a beautiful bride. Thanks for sharing these. I just love weddings. :)

Twinkle Star said...

Happy Anniversary, enjoy your day together! Beautiful dress and bouquet! x

theyuppiefiles said...

love the family touches w/your jewelry. makes it that much more special!

visiting from The Blonde Episodes!

Susan said...

Just beautiful! And what a lovely venue you got married at.

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

What a beautiful wedding. You look pretty :)

Thanks for sharing with us!

Jules said...

Happy 4th Anniversary! You were such a beautiful bride. That's so special you were able to incorporate some jewelry from mom and grandmother into your look.

I'm visiting from Blonde Episodes.

Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

GORGEOUS! and congrats on 4 yrs :D

Kori Donahue said...

You look beautiful! Congrats on 4 years and thanks for linking up today honey! Kori xoxo

Rissa @ Hazel and Honeysuckle said...

Beautiful photos, congratulations on your anniversary! <3 I love the very first photo, you look so happy!

Jennifer said...

Thank you everyone!! I appreciate your sweet words!!

Marilyn said...

Awww, wishing you a special day Jen.. CONGRATS again.. : )) YOU made such a BEAUTIFUL bride.. xoxoxo

Betsy Pool said...

BEAUTIFUL pictures!! Love your wedding dress!!

Nixon said...

Her face is full of innocence !!! She looks gorgeous in pics :)


Nixon
Wedding Themes

Cindy said...

Love your dress, what a BEAUTIFUL bride you made! So pretty!
Thanks so much for visiting!
Blessings,
Cindy

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