Computers Hate Me

So the other night I was working late at work and Kevin came by to keep me company. So we took goofy pictures around the gallery and of an outfit I really liked. Well I came into work this morning put the memory card into my computer and nothing. All the pictures we took yesterday, plus pictures of artwork I took during the work day were gone. Vanished. And on top of that my computer is acting up because it doesn't have enough memory. But see my portable hard drive failed so I can't use that, and my disk burner won't burn disks. Which that was what I took my computer in for and they said they burned disks with no problems. So I'm in a catch 22 with my comp, it won't run right because the hard drive is almost full, but I can't burn disks to free space up... grrr.

On top of that I don't know if I mentioned it but Kevin's computer got fried from a power surge we had a couple weeks ago. So we are in the dark ages.

So instead of an outfit I'm posting some inspiration for weddings, since I'm newly engaged. We haven't decided on when yet but it's always fun to gather things.

Dream Dress
Well I'm not going to show my actual dream dress cause someone looks at this blog too much :) But here are some things I love, and are WAY too expensive.

Another thing, I tried on my grandma's and my mom's wedding dresses, and boy was a depressed about it. See they were both pear shaped, small shoulders and big butts, but if you've noticed I have very large shoulders. Kevin says they are swimmers shoulders. And when trying on their dresses my thought was confirmed, my rib cage is about 5inched bigger then my grandma's and 3 inches bigger then my mom's, this is the case with most all vintage I try on. I have found that I'm probably going to have to go with a low back, which is fine cause I love them... But yeah my shoulders and rib cage can't fit into most cuts... grrr. Why must things be made for petite shoulders? Oh well onward.









Of course I love love Vera Wang, she knows how to manipulate fabric so well... And I love the ivy crowns they have, that is a def for me. I want to be like Titania from a Midsummers Night Dream, hehe.. I'm totally growing out my bangs too, cause I want long fairy hair :)

So I've been scouring OnceWed.com and theKnot.com to get ideas for dresses and prices... Any other places I should look?

Ring Pillow
You may not know this but I'm pretty crafty. So I'm probably going to make a lot of my things, mainly the ring pillow. I've made them before and will probably be making them and selling them on etsy soon. Here's one I did for a friends wedding. We used scraps of fabric that matched her wedding party then I made little roses out of felt. What do you think?


If you know anyone getting married I can do commissions of ring pillows too! I need to earn some more wedding money, haha!

Huggles,
Lauren

5 comments:

Victoria / Justice Pirate | November 11, 2010 at 5:56 AM

awww wedding dresses are so much fun. I love these. Yes yes make a ring pillow.

Nicole | November 11, 2010 at 7:59 AM

Ahhhh wedding planning is so much fun!!! Enjoy it and try to do as much as you can, as early as you can.

Btw, I love your new layout and the header - it's so much fun!

~Nicole
http://employedpanache.blogspot.com

Cinnamon Wren | November 11, 2010 at 1:06 PM

Hey!
Just came across your blog-super cute!
And youre engaged!! Thats amazing. Now you can post more pix of bridesmaid dresses, wedding stationery, etc etc.
Anyway! I'm following your blog now so if you like mine, please follow me too?
If you even read this, with your compy actin' up!

stephanieesstar | November 12, 2010 at 5:59 AM

my go to websites (besides the ones you listed) were:

http://greenweddingshoes.com/ I actually still visit it pretty much everyday because they have such pretty DIYs and feature beautiful weddings!!

http://ashleymeaders.com/ She makes BEAUTIFUL things that could somewhat be altered and made to suit your style!

http://www.designspongeonline.com/ There are all sorts of amazing decoration DIYs that you could use. Plus they feature some weddings.

How fun to plan something so special!--although it was pretty stressful, I loveloveloved planning every bit of our wedding, and did tons of DIY stuff! HAVE FUN!!

If you want to look at our wedding:

http://stephanieesstar.blogspot.com/2009/12/wedding-super-image-heavy.html

http://stephanieesstar.blogspot.com/2009/12/wedding-invitations.html

chelsea | November 12, 2010 at 8:59 AM

I did not do a long traditional dress for my wedding, but my favorite place to look was magazines. Get yourself a copy of Martha Stewart Weddings, whether you like her or not, her wedding mag is genius! Sometimes I still get it even though I don't have any weddings to plan ever again. Its just full of lots of great do it yourself ideas.