Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Flower girl basket -- check; stuffing invitation envelopes -- check

It seems I'm ticking things off our To Do list these days pretty efficiently. Last night, I decorated the flower girl basket (pic to come) and finished the word find rolls and stuffed the invitation envelopes.

Printing the addresses on the envelopes proved kinda tricky, seeing as how they're handmade (not by me personally) and thick. I did that yesterday, too.

Tonight I'll affix the little note about planting the envelopes (yes, they're made out of seed paper) inside the envelope and the stamps and maybe start on the wax seals if I have time.

The invites will definitely be in the mail on July 1. Or, rather, since that's a Sunday, probably by June 30, which is this Saturday. I'm pleased that I met this goal, considering all the work the invitations took. It was a tremendous amount of time, but it was very fun! I'm glad we went the homemade route and that I had enough time to do this.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Sara and Brett's wedding

Two days ago, my brother Brett got married to his perfect woman, Sara. It was a beautiful day, both in weather and arrangements. Everything went off without a hitch, which is a testimony to Sara's and Brett's choice of vendors, location and their planning.

Congratulations, you two. It was a wonderful day.

The wedding set the bar pretty high for Paul and me to follow! Brett kept teasing me all weekend, "Don't steal too many ideas!" But I had to admit that I did steal one -- the programs were printed on cardstock and attached to paint mixers, thereby making a fan for each person. Which is a brilliant idea on a hot summer day. We're totally taking that one, B!

We got pretty excited for our wedding after being at Sara and Brett's. I feel our family getting bigger and bigger and I love it. The Maleys are truly wonderful people and I'm very proud to know them.

Thanks, Sara and Brett, for sharing your day with so many of your friends and family. It was very memorable in the best of ways.