at long last, another wedding post. not too much going on in that regard recently, as it seems like most things are as done as they can be up until the time comes. in fact, most of the stuff has already been taken up to mr. z's parents' house and stored in the spare bedroom. sister even got the pew bows semi-done well ahead of schedule and is shipping them to the future-in-laws as well where they will be assembled the rest of the way the week beforehand. but there are a few things left cluttering up my empty apartment.
today (according to the countdown on our wedding website) is 63 days out. invites are supposed to go out 6-8 weeks prior to the date, but since we didn't send out save-the-dates, i decided to send them out a bit earlier to give people plenty of time to plan traveling. plus they've been all put together and ready to go for weeks now so i figured i may as well get them out of here.
and i did a test run on the tissue paper pom-poms. i found a few different variations on them around the internet, so i tried a couple different things. i think, ultimately, that i like the original Martha Stewart version best. (of course, why would i ever doubt you, oh wise and wonderful Martha). i have these two colors, as well as a light tan and a dark reddish-orange. there are like ten thousand sheets of the yellow, brown, and tan but much less of the red, so i only did test versions of the colors i had plenty of. the original plan was to have them cut out and assembled here and then all we would have to do once we got up to NY would be to fluff them up. i may just wait and do the entire thing the week before the wedding, since Sara will be here to help me. unless i have a burst of productive energy... we'll see
and lastly, i had my dress fitting. Jenny took a handful of pictures, but i'll just post this one. i'm not all that worried about mr. z seeing me in the dress beforehand, but i won't go out of my way to show him either. so this will be a nice compromise. plus the pictures from the front show just how much the waist needs to be let out so that my tummy pudge doesn't show. ;)