wedding Wednesday part 1

Dear Love Bugs,

as you already know I am engaged DUH! I am going to try to start a series on my blog called Wedding Wednesday . . . yes I know I am not the only person who has done this but I think it's a great Idea. The first installment of Wedding Wednesday is our engagement dinner. I had one in May just with a group of cousins and friends. We didn't include anyone else bc with my family it would of gotten to about 200 people and well we just wanted a fun night out with the homies hahaha here are the details.

My Dress ohh my dress . . . It was gifted to me by my sweet, amazing, talented friend Ejona Maci. She not only owns two stores she is also a DESIGNER. She is seriously GOALS! All I said to her was I fell in love with the dress and wanted to come buy it for my engagement dinner and she freaking SENT IT TO ME! This girl is pure GOLD please check out her private line here or her boutique here. The shoes are SoKates by Christian Louboutin.

Now we all know I am obsessed with DIY. Although I have the most talented friend who will be doing all my other parties for my wedding who is part owner of BDazzled Events. (check out their Instagram) I wanted to invite her as a guest and not someone who is working plus this was a simple affair only 35 people. I DIYed it all. 

Here are some of the details:

First off we had the dinner in Astoria, Queens the legendary Astor Room. It has been around since the 20s. It is so old school I loved it. Plus the manager aka my uncle is pretty cool hahah. The food though was so die for I wish I took pics but we just dived in. I can not begin to explain how yummy it was!! Oh and their Rose is bomb!

Btw the red napkins were a total accident. I had no clue they would match me. Since my wedding will most likely be all PINK and rustic (my favorite color) I wanted to do something totally diff for the dinner.

the mirrored runner is actually Dollar tree mirrors that i took the frame off and laid them flat on the table. The vase I purchased from AC Moore. The little votive holders also dollar tree spray painted silver. The crystals were from Party City.

I took the idea from my actual engagement. with the balloons and pictures. There were actually a hundred balloons with white or silver string around the whole room. This was before my cake came.
HOW CUTE ARE MY CAKE TOPPERS? I am not sure if you re aware but my fiance and I are Long Distance Loves. So, these symbolized both of us. I purchased them from Etsy the shop is called Charlie Chalk. I actually spray painted them white and used a silver marker to go into the names and hearts. My theme was gonna be rustic but I changed my mind so I had to change these a little. To me they came out perfect!

The candle holders on the side turned into vases were from the Dollar tree spray painted silver. I also made my very first snap chat filter for myself. I was simple because this was when they just came out and I wasn't sure how it would look. I made one for the dinner and the after party. The cutest thing that day my cousin Mia & sis in law Susie got us this basket of all these wines and wedding things. One of them was this photo which was perfect addition to this table. We also got the cutest bigger frame with this same picture from Tony's amazing cousin Drita. I swear we are so blessed.

I also made the flower wall. It was just something small to take pics in front of. The board was from JoAnns. The Flowers all from Dollar Tree. I just hot glued them in. My darling friend Diana found these cute signs from HomeGoods.

Here is a pic of me and My love!!!! Doesn't he look so handsome!!

this was for the after party lol 


Hopefully, in other post I will have better lighting and better pics. The next post will be How I DIYed my Boho Bridesmaid Proposal. 








61 comments

  1. That cake is lovely..wished i could remove it from the laptop and much.....yeah, a big fan of cake. wishing you the best in your union. besides, you look great in that dress. and your man too.


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  2. Congrats! That red dress is stunning on you! I did the same series when I was engaged! Looking forward to hearing more details.

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  3. Congrats on your engagement Rosie. Oh and the dinner was really pretty n elegant, love the colors too.

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  4. Love this dress on you! And everything is decorated so beautifully!

    Shauna

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  5. You look so cute together. Love your dress, and decoration. Dinner setting is amazing.
    Nina
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  6. Looks like fun! The dress is really beautiful on you! I love all the DIY stuff you did! They turned out great!

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  7. That dress is stunning on you, what a lovely gift for your engagement! looks like a beautiful party too, you decorated so well! :)

    Hope you're having a great week :)

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  8. Looks like such a sweet event! I love your dress and the cake toppers are too cute!

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  9. Your dress is stunning! I live reading wedding related posts, I am getting married on 2018 and it's nice to see ideas and diy projects. I would love to see what you are planning to do for your wedding!

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  10. Congrats on your weeding... The dress is absolutely stunning
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  11. Oh, congrats! Everything looks so lovely and I love how cute the whole set up is.

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  12. Your engagement dinner looked so fun. No detail spared. I am in love with your dress! It is so gorgeous and looks amazing on you!

    xx, Elise
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  13. What a lovely event! So cool you were able to DIY some things. You look gorgeous in this dress!

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  14. Such a fun engagement dinner! You looked gorgeous
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  15. Congrats on the engagement. Everything looks amazing! Great dress and those cake toppers are cute.

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  16. Best wishes for a great upcoming wedding! That's a great dress and beautiful flower wall!

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  17. yOU LOOK BEAUTIFUL!!!

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  18. How fun! Those cake toppers are so cute!

    Jamie
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  19. Wonderful outfit! Looks very nice and stylish!
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  20. What a gorgeous engagement dinner! Love all the crafting you did for decor!

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  21. Such a special event! I adore your custom dress. The color is so pretty on you. Congrats on your engagement!

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  22. Such an elegant table and you look fab in that dress!
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  23. Great Post :)


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  24. Congrats! You both look so cute and you look fab in the red dress.
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  25. Looks like a gorgeous wedding!

    Xx
    Molly
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  26. This looks gorgeous, I love your dress so pretty!
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  27. You are both so precious!! LOVE those cake toppers and WOW, what a dress, you look sensational!!

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  28. Oh what an exciting time, congrats! DIYs add such a wonderful personal touch! -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

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  29. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style.

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  30. Looks like so much fun!
    xo.
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  31. wow great pics
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  32. Such a pretty dress, u look so chic !! lovely pictures
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  33. What a fun series! I love the flower wall!

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  34. You guys look so cute, what a handsome couple you are. Congrats.
    xox
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  35. Wow, gorgeous!

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  36. Stunning in that dress and how wonderful!

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  37. This is so beautiful, Rosie, because I actually remember the video post you shared on how your boo proposed, which was so incredibly cute! So, to see it all unfold is amazing! You look gorgeous in that red satin dress, it hugs those curves perfectly! Thanks so much for sharing and I hope you're having the most amazing week so far!

    XO,

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  38. Such lovely pics, hun!
    You look both amazing, your dress is stunning!
    And such fun and beautiful atmosphere!
    xxx
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  39. I love posts about weddings! I absoluteluy love the decor of your table and the cake toppers are everything. You look unbelievable! Thanks for the love on my blog x
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  40. Oh my everything is so beautiful. Congratulations, you look fantastic xxx

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  41. great post hun :)

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  42. This dress is beautiful on you! You two look so happy!

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  43. Great blogpost babe, loved reading it!

    Congratulations!! :)


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  44. Congrats! You look GORGEOUS in that dress and I especially love the color of it!! I love DIY projects, too. The floral wall is so pretty, I am sure it made for some special pictures!

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  45. Congratulations! That dress was made for you.

    xo
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  46. Looks like a wonderful event! You look gorgeous.
    Lots of love
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  47. You look great!
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  48. Congratulations!!
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  49. Congratulations on your engagement!! You look wonderful in that dress. The pictures from the dinner are beautiful. Looks like you had a great time :)
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  50. Simply stunning! Great styling as always! Happy Sunday!
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  51. Congrats! What a gorgeous dress! Love the color!
    xo,
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  52. This is lovely! I used the little square glass vases from Dollar Tree, filled them with water and had a floating tea light on each table.
    Xo
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  53. this dress fits u so beautifully! love the romantic mood in the decor and u two are perfect together!
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  54. such a cute dress and celebration. Congrats!!
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  55. it looks so beautiful <3
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  56. You all dress are awesome and also good the photography!!

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