Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Wedding Suppliers

Meet our wedding suppliers..

Big thanks for making this event a one-of-a-kind moment.

Ceremony Site:
Parish of St. John the Evangelist, Naga Metropolitan Cathedral

Naga City, Camarines Sur
contact: (54) 4731836





We paid P14,900 for a package which includes church decoration (fresh flower arrangement), red carpet, choir and stipend for the celebrant and more than 2 hours use of the church and its patio.


Reception Venue:
La Piazza Ballroom, Avenue Plaza Hotel

Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City
contact: +639052810202 / (54) 4739999
http://www.theavenueplazahotel.com/aph/hotel.html



photo taken from flicker.com

Since we booked 11 months ahead to close the date at Avenue Plaza, we were not affected by the increased rate in 2012. We availed the Wedding Package C roughly about P80,000 which includes 4 hours use of function room, complete fine meals with dessert and luxurious beverage, champagne, wedding cake, elegant centerpieces for tables, sound system, security assistance and reception coordination, waived parking fees, free food tasting for the couple, overnight accommodation with complimentary breakfast for 2 and a bridal car. 


Photographer:
Peppermint Media Inc.

Bacolod St., Gimenez Park Subd.
Naga City
Michael Trinidad, Owner/Photographer
contact: +639272742229
email: info@peppermint-media.com
http://www.peppermint-media.com/


photo was taken from their FB page:-)

We also made a good deal by booking our photographer a year ahead. Their package includes pre-nuptial shoot, 8x8 inch 20 pages guestbook, 12x12 inch 40 pages magazine style photo storybook, 250 pcs edited photos in DVD, unlimited raw jpeg files in DVD and 2 photographers.Their package includes a Photo booth with unlimited souvenir shots for four (4) hours.

Big thanks to siblings Mike and Matt!


Videographer:

YLC Digital Productions
Owner: Caloy Lazaro
47 Haring, Canaman, Camarines Sur
contact: 0915 945 5555
email: ylcdigital@ymail.com
http://ylcdigital.multiply.com/?&show_interstitial=1&u=


We booked for a basic video package worth P15,000 for the whole wedding day coverage from preparation, church and reception. The package includes 1 videographer, 4 final edited MTV copies in DVD (2 for us, 1 for the groom's side and 1 for the bride's side).



Big thanks to Sir Caloy for accommodating us even if we booked him a month before the wedding.








Wedding Bands:
Marry Me, The Bridal Jewelry Shop

4th Flr, Market Market
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
contact: (02) 8567624 / +63917-MARRYME (6277963)
email: inquiry@marryme.com.ph
https://www.facebook.com/marrymeshop?v=info

Big thanks to Ms. Sheh for patiently accommodating our fickle minds when we were choosing the design for our wedding bands. Marry Me Jewelry gave us a favorable 30% discount (since we booked it at the Wedding Fair) with a complimentary vintage wooden case and arrhaes. We started paying for our rings as early as March 2012 and paid on a lay-away basis until its delivery in November.


Paper and Prints:
Written in Ink (WINK)

G/F RFM Corporate Center Pioneer, Sheridan St.
Mandaluyong City
contact:+639175266579
email: cindy@wink.com.ph
http://www.wink.com.ph/




I've been eyeing WINK since the first wedding fair we attended. Undecided at first met until we end up booking them at the Themes and Motifs Fair. Their invites are just so simple, adorable and affordable. We got a fair 20% discount and free envelope sealers. Total cost of our 80pcs invitations is P3,950.


Super big hugs to Ms. Cindy..very patient ang invite coordinator namin na ito na despite naexhaust namin ang 5 revisions and 2 mock-ups because we can't make up our minds on our invite layout but she's still on her full patience and kindness to accommodate our requests..thank you very much from the bottom of our hearts!



Apparel:
Zentaochi Bridal Shop

San Juan, San Miguel, Bulacan
Venessa Ocampo, Owner/Designer
contact: +639333936600
email: venessa_ocampo@yahoo.com
http://zentaochibridalshop.blogspot.com/
http://zentaochibridalshop.multiply.com/


When I met Ms. Ven of Zentaochi (who was surprisingly so young, jolly and accommodating), I never had second thoughts of booking her for my bridal gown and entourage apparel. She gave me a fair price of P10,000 for a decent vintage bridal gown and affordable rates for my ladies entourage (starting from P1,500 to P1,800) which I personally chose for our vintage wedding. Groom's 5-piece ensemble costs only P8,500.

Thrice din siguro ako nagpabago bago ng pegs ng gowns ko at mga pegs ng entourage dresses but Ms. Ven is simply the best na mag accommodate ng pabago bago kong isip:-) Thank you so much you made our wedding day extra special for all the pretty dresses you made!


Hair and Makeup:
Nilo Lacsa Delgado
House of Beauty by Nilo Delgado
Isarog Avenue, Naga City
Contact: +639186647250
https://www.facebook.com/nilo.l.delgado?ref=ts


photo taken from his FB page:-)


Personally referred by another friend client and a proud Bicolana at that, Manay Nyles rate for 3 pax costs P10,000 for Airbrush Temptu wedding hair and makeup. The rest of the entourage cost P1000 each for Mac Makeup and Hairdo.




Florist:

Floral decorations for the ceremony is already included in the package we paid for at the church. It includes simple fresh flower arrangement and white aisle draperies (sample photo below).


The bouquet for me and female entourage were DIYs by the groom's cousin and friend from Labo, Camarines Norte, Dean Aler Marqueses.


Musicians:
Ceremony - The Caceres Chorale

http://cacereschorale.weebly.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ACCI2002
Photo taken from their FB page:-)


The choir for the ceremony is already in the package we paid for the church. We just prepared and gave the list of songs we want to be played during our ceremony.


Gifts and Favors:


Chocolate Confections
by Maribeth Bailon-Santiago
Contacts:850-9828/ +639178519828
Email: chocolates@mydestiny.net
http://chococonfections.multiply.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ChocolateConfections


Photo taken from their Fb page:-)

We booked Chocolate Confections at the Themes and Motifs wedding fair for the gifts to our Male principal sponsors. We chose a package of Fortant Wine and Belgian Chocolates for our special ninongs. The package includes an imported fortant wine with 2 layers of 6 belgian chocolates packed in a customized box with ribbon, monogram and thank you note.

Little Saigon Manila

by Tara Z. Magsajo
Contact: +639178132761
Email: tara _magsajo@littlesaigonmanila.com
https://www.facebook.com/littlesaigonmanila
Photo taken from their FB page:-)


I personally shopped at Little Saigon thru Ms. Tara as gifts for our Female principal sponsors. Export quality products from Saigon, I chose from the new arrivals of cozy designed shawls and scarves for our ninangs.


I DIY packed it along with a China Blue body lotion from Marks and Spencer; wrapped in a specialized gift box, ribbon, monogram and thank you note.



Papemelroti
SM Mega A Branch
Contact: Pau at 02-631-8960
http://www.papemelroti.com/






I ordered customized vintage gift boxes from Papemelroti in Megamall for the female principal sponsors gifts worth P110 each


Online Resources:

Weddings at Work (WOW)

Themes and Motifs, The Special Events Co.

Girltalk, The Female Network

Bridal Musings

Bridal Book

The Wedding Library

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your blog is very helpful esp for me as an overseas bride. I'm getting married this August at naga cathedral with reception at avenue plaza too (la piazza ballroom) wedding package D as we're after the entertainment that comes with the package. Is the food great? is it spacious enough for dancing . Also thinking of getting services of peppermint for photos. I wonder if you would be kind enough to share your experiences good and bad to us and how would you rate them and email it to me at marj7230@yahoo.com. Thank you very much

Christian Vargas said...
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Christian Vargas said...

how much did you guys spent for the wedding, in total?

hazy yna said...

all in all is P200k because the 50k was gratis from family

Anonymous said...

Hi,

1-How many guests for P80,000- ?

2-Any alcohol spirits ?

Thanks.

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