3rd time’s the charm

Talk about diy.
Husband and I have now had 3 ‘weddingish’ ceremonies. I didn’t plan on that but it is fun the way things turn out.

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Sydney, 2006

I bought my first dress and paid the average princely sum at the time. It was not at all what I thought I would fall in love with.

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Las Vegas 2012

With my parents visiting at the time, we thought we would take a short trip, just the 2 of us. Therefore, it should be to Vegas, and why wouldn’t one get hitched at some sort of drive-thru or chapel o’ love, etc? I chose this dress on sale, super sale, at a bridal chain store.
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When one goes on holiday to Scotland, one cannot not get married at Gretna Green, so that is what we did. The boys were in kilts and ties, there was a piper escorting me to my waiting groom, I had to wear red tartan.
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I’m pretty happy with how it turned out, and especially that we took the case as carry-on luggage so it didn’t get lost with the rest of our bloody luggage. The skirt was straightforward, being just pleated. The top was a bit more complex, but turned out well and I loved the black lace collar.
We have no plans for more weddings and quite frankly, I’ve no idea how I would make a 4th dress unique from its predecessors…
On the other hand, I’m sure I could figure something out!

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