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Me-Made-Wedding Part 1! The Aroosi...

My wedding feels like a LONG time ago now - in fact, they both do... Yes, I had TWO weddings! One was the planned, "let's do it in the summer..," kind of wedding. The other was a glorious gift, given to us by Martin's family - a Persian Aroosi; like nothing I've ever experienced before!



When I set about finding a dress for the Persian ceremony (the aroosi) my mind went back to an amazing series of blog posts by dressmaker Charity Shop Chic who made her own wedding dress, and what a beauty it was. I almost cried when I read the last post, I know that sounds daft - but she put so much effort into making that dress, and it was so perfect... I can imagine it made her wedding day even more wonderful. ANYWAY - I am in NO way near as gifted/experienced as she is, but I still wanted to have a hand in making something to wear, or something towards the day itself... 
My mind started buzzing... Wedding favours? The place settings... the groom's tie?!! There were almost to…

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