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So I'm working with Dena Bathgate of A Special Touch in Murfreesboro on my wedding dress and my bridesmaids dresses. I went by her shop on Wednesday for my first fitting (which didn't happen- apparently there is another girl in town who is getting her dress from AST who has my exact same name… weird). While I was there, I got the sample swatches of the fabrics that my bridesmaids will be wearing for my wedding! (Minus one, one of the shades was on back order or something but it is the lightest shade of teal.) The white in the center is my wedding dress fabric!!!! πŸ™‚ They are all dupioni silk, and while normally expensive, we are getting a great deal with Dena. I couldn't be happier!

Bridesmaid dress swatches

Photo by moi. πŸ™‚
What do you think of the colors?

I allllllllllllso got to try on my wedding dress yesterday!!! So if you stop by tomorrow, I'll give you a little sneak peak! πŸ˜‰ Hooray!

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Jessica is the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride; she launched the site in May of 2008, shortly after becoming engaged. Jessica has been recognized as a budget wedding expert by various media outlets and continues to share realistic inspiration and actionable tips to help brides save money on their weddings. Google

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  • Those swatches are gorgeous! I just love those colors.

  • Ooh they look so luxurious! I can’t wait to see it all come together.

  • MsTeacherLady

    I love the colors and cannot wait to see the finished products!

  • Ashley

    um, hello! those are gorgeous! i’m such a fan of dupioni, and the shades you chose are wonderful. (i knew you were going with teal from the shoes you’ve showed before, but i didn’t realize each girl had her own shade. love it.) i can’t even imagine how good these colors are going to look on their skin. wow!

    isn’t this more fun than anything?

  • The swatches are pretty. Did your bridesmaids get to choose the color that they wanted?

  • Shamika

    Nice. I love it!! Those colors are so nice. How is everything else? Have you decided on what type of reception etc you are going to have??

  • looks really great – what a great idea to have them made πŸ™‚ very special!

  • Gorgeous shades in a fab fabric, gonna be beautiful! Eagerly awaiting the sneak peek?!

  • I love those colours! I really like that they are coordinated and complementary, but not “matchy matchy.”

  • the colors are looking great!!

  • Those swatches are just so pretty! Your bridesmaids will look lovely!

  • pintotten

    Wow, those colors look wonderful together, and the fabric seems lovely as well. I can’t wait to see the actual dresses! Luckily only 100 days to w-day!

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