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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 8th 2015
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    So my bridesmaid cant make the wedding as she is starting chemo :-(

    I cant get any refunds so.waa just wondering when it comes to her flowers, would it be best to change it to a boxed boquet to be delivered to her house the night before or keep original flowers which r silk and buy a nice vase so she can have them to keep? Its such a sad time atm.for every1 and i still want her to feel part of our day even if she cant be there as she is completed gutted she wont be there
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    • Emmilou82
      CommentAuthorEmmilou82
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jul 8th 2015
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    So sorry to hear about your bridesmaid. I hope her treatment goes as well as it can *** big hugs***

    I like the idea of the original silk flowers and a vase so she has a keep sake of your special day x

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 8th 2015
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    Thx hun shes a strong 1! :-)

    I have plans to make her feel "involved and there" little suprise photos and signs throught the day as she said she wants to feel as tho shes not missing anything.

    Going to take her stuff over the week of the weddin.. her jewellery and littlr.gifts i got. Also made a box up for her daughter so will take that too with her flowers and find a nice vase or something to put them in with a big card

    And after ill have cakes to take over for them lol x
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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Jul 8th 2015
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    Oh goodness, so sorry about your BM , poor love, she must be going through such an awful time and can't be easy for you either to see her ill.

    I prefer the idea of sticking with the silk flowers and then getting a vase so she can keep them forever. I know that is what I'd rather have xxx

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    • Glitterfairy
      CommentAuthorGlitterfairy
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Sorry to hear about that.

    I personally think that it would be nicer to have the silk flowers. It will make it more special to her and feel like she was still part of it.

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Thx for the input ladies! X
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    • Velcro
      CommentAuthorVelcro
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    not sure how your budget is fixed, but could you book one of those 'experience' days, so then she doesnt need to commit to an actual date until she is ready and you could maybe do a wine tasting/tea for two or something along those lines?

    im not sure what the bouquet looks like, but if it was artificial, id keep it as a bouquet and not vase it, ive propped my own artificial one up and left it there on display?

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Thanks velcro yea weve said when shes up to it we will go for a meal or something but when her treatments all done we are taking a weekend to tehe lakes in a lodge or cottage or something with the kids.
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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    So sorry. its a horrible thing to go through especially at such a special time. I like the idea of leaving her flowers as they were because that way they are still significant for the wedding.

    sending love to you all. xx

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    • MrsEmmaP
      CommentAuthorMrsEmmaP
      Got married 4 years ago
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Sorry to hear about your BM, must be awful. I really like the idea of giving her her bouquet to keep, that way it's really personal to her and gives her a piece of the wedding x

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Going to put a card with her gifts and say something like altho shes not there shes still my best mate and bridesmaid n we love her

    Definatly giving her the flowers as they are meant to be tho :-)
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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    maybe when shes feeling better you could do one of the photoshoots all dressed up in your wedding outfits. I see them on gr0up0n a fair bit

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Her dress hasnt been altered yet and im collecting the dress on saturday and putting it up for sale. Cant afford not to now really the dress alone was £150

    But had it been altered already then yes that would of been a very good idea :-) x
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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    fair enough. that is a lot to loose if you can get it some of it back!

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 9th 2015
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    Yea alterations from bridal shop were going to be 60-70 for hem up bust and waist in and adding straps.. (However i know a seamstress who was going to do them for 35)

    Not to worry :-) x ty tho would of been a very nice idea had we already had it altered
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    • lala "mod" bunni
      CommentAuthorlala "mod" bunni
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jul 12th 2015
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    could you ave someone with an ipad/laptop and do a skype link for the ceremony so she still watches you get married ... you could even have a quick chat with her as soon as you are mr and mrs

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 12th 2015
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    Oh we could definatly look into that ive no idea how skype etc works but im sure someone will lol x
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    • Emily17
      CommentAuthorEmily17
      Got married 3 years ago
      Posted: Jul 12th 2015
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    I love that idea lala! Xx

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    • lala "mod" bunni
      CommentAuthorlala "mod" bunni
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jul 12th 2015
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    ok so still thinking about this ..... what about ...

    you get her on skype ( or face time ) someone carries ipad or laptop down the aisle ,with the other BMs ,the person with device then stands /sits with the other Bms .....

    this way everything she sees would be just as she would if she was there and she would have her flowers just as the others do.

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    • CommentAuthorMidgetGem89
      Posted: Jul 13th 2015
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    Ohh ok well worth thinkim about thanks!!


    Have now added dress into my album for sale if any1 would be interested please message x i will have 2nd one after wedsimg bt that will of been altered this one hasnt xx
 
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