Church: Shrine of Jesus - dp ok
Reception: 1Esplanade - dp and installment ok (will wait for next payment due)
Bride's Designer: Veluz - 50% paid (50%+3.5k pending)
Groom's Barong: Veluz - dp ok
Coordinator: An Event to Remember - dp ok
Cake: Alex Franco - no dp needed
Music: Strings Minstrels - dp ok
Hair and makeup: Eddie Bruan - dp ok
Photographer: Fotogra - dp ok
Videographer: Threelogy - dp ok
Caterer: Josiah's Catering - dp ok
Event Stylist: Balay Kandila - dp ok
Entou Flowers: Mang Boy Mahusay - dp ok
Emcee: Mallory - dp ok
Honeymoon: El Nido Resorts - dp ok
Souveneirs: c/o Auntie Vilma from US and Clique photos - dp ok
Entou gowns: Farely - fitting done!
that's my supplier list so far... here are the pending items (in no particular order):
1. 2nd and final fitting with veluz... have to lose weight na tlaga. seryoso na. :) - had my fitting last december... will have another one right around the corner :) email me if you want to see the photos :)
nov: still haven't gotten the proofs yet... hopefully will be able to get them early next month so that when we go back in dec, distribute na lang namin...
jan: we got our invites last january 5... im not too happy with the map that unifair has printed for us... and the quality of some of the invites are not that good... more on this on my suppliers' ratings...
look up entou gowns designs we have finally finalized the ento gowns designs and they already went and gotten their measurements taken na din... for the designs, please click here
meet with Alex Franco regarding design of cake - finally met with alex and discussed the design and the flavor of the cake... i had so much fun during the meeting! hehe. for the design of the cake please click here
nov: i was able to try the actual cake during the W@W party... sooobrang sarap :D
trial makeup with Eddie Bruan - done! the wawies were raving about my makeup! im soooo glad they all loved it. please search my blog for pics ;p
nov: had Eddie do my makeup for the W@W party... lui liked it... i dont like lang the hair, medyo minadali kasi. (more on this on my W@W party kwento coming soon hehehe)
prenups with Fotogra - done! please see 'prenups' in my blog for the whole kwento :) also check out www.mimiandkarl.com for the pictures :D
nov: had another set of prenups during the W@W party. sobrang kapagod... will compile all the pics and will post here soon.
to clique or not to clique? - we cliqued!
nov: sobrang saya ng clique! si lui nga sobrang tuwang tuwa to think that he wasnt too sold on the idea of having a photo booth before. pero ngayon, go na go na :D
final menu for josiah's - done! we finally selected our final menu list from josiahs and had another food tasting with them (pwede isa pa? hahaha) we were also able to get the dessert buffet and the cocktails from them :)
nov: so happy to be able to see josiahs in action. sobrang sarap tlaga ng mongolian bbq nila!!! hehehe
final list of entou and principal sponsor - done na din! :) well except for one more ninong... will post the complete list soon :D
nov: finally finalized hahaha
10. final guest list -
jan: almost done... almost but not quite. we're targeting to finalize the guest list and the seating arrangements by wednesday...
11. music for on-site video - still choosing... hirap
nov: short-listed 4 songs... will contact bong soon to ask his opinion :)
jan: i sent my list of songs to mimi for her perusal... she replied and asked me if they can make it a surprise na lang. hehe since the songs i chose were already 'gasgas' na daw! hehehe
for threelogy, im yet to send the list. but im also willing to let them choose the song :)
nov: had our pre-cana seminar in San Agustin last Nov. 24. also gave my certificate of freedom to marry na din to Clarice... pending na lang docs ni lui and the banns.
jan: finally!!! finally we had submitted all required documents to soj na and were able to pay the balance the din. we also finished our canonical interview na! hayyy... thank you Lord!!!
nov: we're expanding! we're getting two halls in Esplanade instead of one. Still balay kandila pa din ang event stylist namin. (of cors) hehehe
16. gifts for principal sponsors - we decided to get cakes from alex franco (smaller version lang ha) plus something else. the cakes we've already ordered, the something else, we still have to find out what hahaha.
nov: auntie vilma from the US sent a mock of the souveneirs that she prepared for our wedding. sobrang touched ako sa kanya as in...
jan: we've finally finished putting each 'swan' into boxes, tie the ribbons and put our stickers on it! hehehe. whew.
cocktail menu - done! c/o josiahs!! yipee
nov: will buy choc balls from mustafa to add to the cocktail menu hehe.
groom's barong - they'll have the fitting today. hopefully i'll get the sketches from Veluz
groom's shoes - lui bought his shoes last december hehe
mothers' gowns - fitting today and tomorrow with Veluz! Hopefully ill be able to get the sketches din! hahaha
22. honeymoon - we paid the downpayment na :) we're heading to... EL NIDO! wooohooo!
jan: we still have to pay the balance... i didnt know that we're supposed to pay the balance ONE MONTH before the actual trip... wahhh
25. hotel for preps -nov: we booked Pan Pacific Hotel na... di sobrang bonga pero nice naman :)
29. charlie's pritchon
31. ke-tsung requirements
jan: as a last minute resort, i created our save the dates and sent them to our friends immediately... hehe :)
for more pics please click here >>> wawies sa sg!
update as of nov: almost done na... 2 months to go... im excited and at the same time anxious di ko maexplain... almost the final leg na :)
update as of September: almost done!!! kaso we found out that there are a lot of problems with Lui's papers so he had to go back to Manila and go to city hall to process his papers... hopefully they'll come out in time for our marriage license!!! naku po...
btw, we had another wawsg EB, this one in Mitch & Jun's house! :)
update as of August: we were able to accomplish a lot this month... but still have a lot more to go... sigh... wish us luck! hopefully we'll be able to go home in november...
update as of July: we changed our motif to fall colors. so basically, aside from red and gold, we're adding tangerine and yellow. :) so happy!!!