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#1 Leonie

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Posted 13 February 2004 - 11:57 PM

I officially asked my Grand-father to walk me down the isle today. He cried and said of course, he would be honoured to. Then he sat me down and told me to stay there. He came out with the most gorgious wooden blanket box I have ever seen, and he made it himself for me. He said it is to keep all my wedding stuff in. He is so sweet.

So far this is what is inside
12 glasses for the centre of the tables
60 ribbons for the OOS
my wedding ring biggrin.gif
my tiara biggrin.gif
2 veils (different lengths) biggrin.gif
my hoop for under my gown
my gown biggrin.gif
my flower-girl dress biggrin.gif
ribbon for the invitations
My birth certificate (need to find Chad's)
75 Cake bags (50 guests)
30 RSVP cards (need 10 more)
ribbon for the boquets
little tissue packs I have made (30 down, about 10 more to do)
the stars we are skattering on the tables
My contract with the photgrapher
My contract with the church

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Posted 14 February 2004 - 12:23 AM

What a gorgeous idea, Im all warm and fuzzy! Grandfathers rock, especially yours, you lucky girl. The blanket box will be a wonderful reminder of your wedding, and an original keepsake.
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Posted 14 February 2004 - 11:26 AM

That is so sweet of him. You're so lucky to have such a caring and wonderful grandfather.
The box will be a beautiful keepsake for the rest of your life smile.gif
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Posted 14 February 2004 - 11:40 AM

oh wow...that made my tear up a bit!!! what a wonderful thoughtful man!

You are very lucky to have such a wonderful and thoughtful relative in your life.

I caqn only imagine the emotions and tears at your wedding when he walks you down the aisle!

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Posted 14 February 2004 - 01:41 PM

Definitely a wonderful Grandfather you have there, you guys must have a wonderful relationship. It is defnitely going to be a very emotional day!!!


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Posted 14 February 2004 - 05:58 PM

Ohh thats so sweet smile.gif

and must be a big box wink.gif

what a wonderful keepsake that will be for years and years to come biggrin.gif


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Posted 14 February 2004 - 06:07 PM

Sounds like the beginning of a family heirloom.

How gorgeous. smile.gif

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Posted 15 February 2004 - 11:08 AM

That is simply gorgeous! Awww! You'll have to write it all down in a journal for it to be handed down with the box.
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Posted 15 February 2004 - 08:32 PM

That's absolutely gorgeous!! I got teary reading that... makes me realise just how much I miss my Grandpa... sad.gif

That's really sweet hon - I bet he's thrilled to be playing such an important part in your big day! smile.gif

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 07:27 AM

Awww Leonie that is just gorgeous!! What a beautiful grandfather you have!!!

The blanket box sounds just lovely!! (and pretty full with things!!!)

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 03:40 PM

Sounds absolultley gorgeous rolleyes.gif

Your grandfather sounds absolutley lovely. Definatley sounds like the start of a family heirloom. biggrin.gif
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