Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Spring has sprung and love is in the air !!

Spring has sprung VERY early here in northeast Pa !! It was 75 degrees today !!!  A record breaker I'm sure !!  Can't say I'm minding the early spring ( just so it's not a brutal summer !!).  This nice warm weather puts me in the mood for Bridal Shower planning ...... and it's a good thing cause my soon to be daughter in law's bridal shower is zooming up soon on April 2nd !!!  So, her mother and I have started gathering up the makings of what we hope is a successful shin dig .   As you can see, we are going in the direction of shabby chic.

AND, as soon as the shower is over, the main event ( wedding) will be here before I know it ....... and what am I , the mother of the groom, going to wear ????  I HAVE NO IDEA !!!!  I walked into a bridal salon about a week ago  and I thought they were going to have a stroke when I said I was looking for a dress for a May 28 wedding  ...... apparently I've waited a bit too long to look for a dress !!!!!  OOPS !!!! In my defense, the mother of the bride hasn't looked yet either ....... So, I was thinking maybe I would sew my dress or maybe a suit ?   The wedding is an outdoor afternoon wedding, so I don't want anything shiny or sparkly or dark colors.   I picked out these 2 Simplicity patterns .....

The dress and skirt and top should  be pretty easy to put together..... the jacket might be a bit of a challenge to get the right fit ...... getting the right fit is ALWAYS the problem  !!!!!   So...... it's crunch time !!! Tick Tock !!!!  and if I end up sewing my outfit, it would be true to form for me to be hemming it as I'm being escorted up the aisle 2 minutes before the wedding starts !!!
Be back soon!
Mary Anne ( aka Mare)

1 comment:

benilhalk said...

Truly nice photos! I liked all this stuff a lot. Our wedding is also coming near and we are also gathering cute ideas for our DIY ceremony. We have already reserved one of best New York wedding venues for our big day.