Chronicle 015 – Our party decorations!!!

            Something went wrong with my previous post, and at the end only the feature image showed up. So i’m going do a repost of my party decorations! It was a small party to celebration the registration of our marriage, the solemnisation. We had friends and family come over for … Continue reading

Chronicle 014: Prepping for the solemnization party!

Pictures from our photographer Des came in for selection! He had edited the images for a washed out tone which I really like. So here’s a preview of the preparation work for the solemnization party! The bridesmaids and groomsmen all came early to help up. Eternally grateful! We only have 2hours to decorate the space, … Continue reading

Chronicle 013: Tuxedo Fingers

I wanted them long lasting, so I opted for the pro instead of DIY-ing. My fingernails were extended using UV light cured gel extensions, for the extra length needed for the design I did. Frankly, I must give credit to Zooey Deschnel’s tuxedo nails as my first inspiration. I wanted something cute and cheeky, instead … Continue reading

Inspirations: Floral Decorations at WR+TC’s Wedding

My dear friend, WR got married on last friday. And I am really happy for her! I was part of her bridesmaids entourage who helped out from 730am to 12 midnight on that day. It was rather tiring but totally worth it! The wedding was smooth running with no major hiccups. Hurray! What I’m going … Continue reading

DIY: Decorated Recycled Metal Cans as Flower Holders

Remember the recycled cans dangling from the wooden frame in my previous post? Well, here is my rendition of the recycled cans project. DIY doiley/magazine decorated cans! I got peach cans (thanks WR!), fruit cans, mushroom cans, meat cans etc. My friends also came over to help! And we had a therapeutic afternoon together. As … Continue reading

Chronicle 008: How to budget your solemnization party.

Ever since I decided to hold it on a separate day, many questions bothered me. Top of my list: 1) Budget The thing is that we had originally decided to have it on the same day as the wedding to save us some money and buy us some conveniences. Now I have to set aside … Continue reading

DIY: Bridal nails for Solemnization

I can’t remember when was the first time I saw the nails done by this nail artist. I just remember wow they look really girly & romantic! These are acrylic or gel extensions from the real nails that you have. Then the crystals are added on and the floral patterns are molded on using acrylic … Continue reading

DIY: How to make a “wedding theme” collage

blue & white theme

The fastest way to set a theme for your solemnization or wedding day will be to do a collage. I’m doing this for my solemnization get-together. Here is a step by step tutorial on how I made mine. 1) Source for images on the web. (google images, photostock, getty & various wedding blogs) 2) Use … Continue reading

Chronicle 006: Solemnization on the same day or separate day?

During the preparation of the wedding, I find that even the closest couples will quarrel. There are so so so so many details to agree on, to execute and finalize. One subject of contention was whether we should have our solemnization (aka ROM) on the same day as our wedding. After speaking to the photographers, … Continue reading