thedwarfandthegiant


Hooray my headbands are here!
December 24, 2011, 2:23 pm
Filed under: wedding

So I’ve been a bit pouty over my simple j crew wedding dresses. Yes, plural because I still haven’t managed to sell the first purchase. Boo

So I fell in love with a 6k dress… Yes I know. I need to stop looking because the grass is not always greener. Or in my case the dress is not always more flattering, dazzling, and/or perfect. However I am feeling underwhelmed with my dress choice. Kathleen was so sweet and offered to help find me some bling and work with her tailor. I was going to transform the dress but I decided to jazz up my ensemble with amazeballs head pieces. I wanted sparkle and shine without straying from my rustic, bohemian, and vintage feel.
Mission accomplished!!! I love Etsy!

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And because I’m me, I bought 2. I may do the seafoam green at the reception. I couldn’t decide, I love them both!

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It’s craftmas!!!
December 24, 2011, 1:59 pm
Filed under: our engaged fun life

So I’ve got bird fever! But no fear, it’s the crafting kind. This year I wanted to consume a little less and produce a little more. I made dozens of ornaments. I made tiny birds out of modeling clay and stamped, baked, painted, and deco paged them.

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Ash and I wanted to spend some quality time together. So we picked the below craft to do one afternoon. We started with a hike at Griffith followed by a couple hours of crafting. Then I continued on crafting for many more hours on my own. But I’m really looking forward to giving these out this year.

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Ryan asks his party and a trip to Las Vegas!
December 24, 2011, 1:39 pm
Filed under: our engaged fun life

After months of nagging Ryan he finally asked his groomsmen (woman). And he did it on his own! He found cool socks from Happy Socks and got a different pair for each person. He also wrote a note to each.
We knew most of them would be together at Brandon and Natalie’s engagement party so he did it December 2nd. Ryan’s friend Dylan is on tour so Obar sent him a picture and Dylan accepted via text. I went to Julian and to the ranch for Miko and Caitlyn’s engagement shoot so I gave Caitlyn’s hers on December 17th. Everyone loved their funky socks! Even Lula hehe

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I’m grouping this together with our fun Las Vegas trip. This was the first time Ryan and I had been together. We went for Fabian and Alexis’ birthday. They got the real world suite and it was amazing. We headed out there with Kathleen and Scott. One highlight from this trip was seeing “Absinthe”. It was incredible!! After the show Ry and I had an Absinthe drink. I am a total sucker for Christmas and I really wanted to watch the Bellagio water show to holiday music. It too knocked my socks off. It was great and I’m sure the Absinthe didn’t hurt haha. We met the group at the beautiful Cosmopolitan where they were going to eat tapas. We opted for the hidden pizza place next door. Nom Nom.
It was such a fun short trip. Glad we have another new adventure to add to our list!

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