Sunday 29 June 2014

Mixed blessings on the Wedding day

I had to utmost pleasure to witness a very close friend of mine, a teacher I team-taught with for 4 years, get married to the woman of his dreams yesterday… was beautiful……even better was watching a man with emotions (I’m talking, a man who has his guard up 24/7) shed a tear!


none of this “he-man, manly, muscly, butch” stuff….but full-on, raw, exposed, REAL emotion… was beautiful.

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Set in a gorgeous tropical setting, it was a perfect day for the middle of winter (can you believe it?)

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and we even got to share the first meal with them at Watermark on the Strand.  With Marty being a HUGE Broncos fan, and Nay not knowing one end of the field from the other before she met Marty, the cake topper was the ideal choice…

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We enjoyed an afternoon of love, laughter and reminiscing…..the perfect combination in the most beautiful of settings….

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It was an exceptionally beautiful day, all bar one thing…..I didn’t have their present ready….

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I had been working on it day in-day out, trying to get it completed for the BIG day, but alas, the quilting beat me!  I still have a bit to go, but now it’s going to be their after-honeymoon gift.

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They assure me they don’t mind, but I have mixed emotions…wanting to complete it in time but wanting to have it ‘just perfect’ saw me not finishing it in time…….

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so it just means another visit real soon to these two wonderful newlyweds for their first very special delivery!  I’m sure I’ll be making a baby quilt in the near future *wink*   I’ll just have to plan my time better for that one!   May they be forever blessed.

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Sugary Sweet hugs xox

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KERYN B said...

Don't you just love a wedding. The quilt is so lovely I'm sure they won't mind waiting a little longer.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

What a lovely Wedding....gorgeous quilt...

Lin said...

What a lovely occasion. Shame about the quilt but you are right - better to have it finished properly than rushed. They will love it. xx

Larissa said...

There have been a lot of weddings lately - 2 in the past two weekends here as well!! Your quilt will be lovely - and they will love it just as much when they do receive it, as if you'd gotten it ready for their wedding!! It looks lovely Wendy!!! <3

Pinnylea Creations said...

You can "feel" the love from the photos. Your quilt is going to be stunning - they'll come back from their honeymoon with a little bit of the wedding still to look forward to xx

Jacqueline Morris said...

Lovely just lovely... weddings just want to make me smile :)
Your quilt is marvelous..
Smiles :)

Susan said...

I'm sure the happy couple will be fine to wait a bit . A lovely setting.

Jenny of Elefantz said...

Just beautiful. Xx

Farm Quilter said...

I am also working on a wedding quilt, but this one MUST be finished for the wedding because it is part of the decor for the reception!! Just need to finish the quilting and put the binding on - at least the label is finished!!! Beautiful quilt, beautiful day for you...start working on the baby quilt now!!!

Cheryll said...

Gorgeous pic's and looks like a PeRFecT day too! Congrats to the 2 of them. :)

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful couple and a beautiful place for a ceremony! Thanks for sharing this happy time. Your quilt will be well worth the wait. =)

Marilyn said...

Looks like it was an awesome wedding to witness. I am sure they are not at all worried about having to wait for their quilt, and they will treasure it all the more because you wanted it to be just right for them. Sometimes we just cant meet the deadlines, no matter how much we want to.