Category Archives: WEDDING

Photo Fun! Canvas Prints with Printcopia

After taking professional wedding photos, what do you do with all of them? Here are a couple of ideas on what to do with your pictures… 1) Canvas Prints by Printcopia: We received this canvas print from Printcopia. Shipping was … Continue reading

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Floral + Dots – Wedding Guest

Floral + dots. What a lovely combo! Recently, we attended our friend’s vineyard wedding. Absolutely beautiful wedding + they were super creative! <3′d the details.   What I wore: 1) Floral dress (old from Forever 21) – similar from asos … Continue reading

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Nom Nom. Wedding Food!

We chose a venue that allowed us to make traditional Hmong food. Here’s what we had for food for our Hmong-American wedding celebration. One important thing is to delegate. Divide up each of the dishes between your family members and … Continue reading

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Bridal Party Outfits!

We had a rocking bridal party. BRIDESMAIDS (My maids of honor) Hmong Outfit: My first cousin, Bianca, is part of a dance team Nkauj Hnub Qub. We were able to borrow their Hmong outfits for our Hmong-American wedding ceremony. Don’t know … Continue reading

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DIY Wedding Programs

How to make your own programs. 1) Purchase cardstock: I purchased 120 Martha Stewart programs which were on sale at Michael’s. The paper from Martha Stewart was difficult to print on because they were already folded. For the future, I … Continue reading

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DIY Wedding Decor

For wedding decorations, simple ideas can make a big difference on the overall feel of the room. After picking our wedding inspiration (here), I was on the hunt for golds/silvers/creams with a hint of royal blue. If your colors are … Continue reading

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DIY Wedding Guest Book

Instead of paying,  $50 to $100 on a guest book with plain lines, I decided to make my own to save money and have a keepsake for years to come. Other creative guest book ideas I contemplated were: 1) Wish Tree - … Continue reading

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Wedding Make-Up

For my wedding make-up, I was blessed to have a talented best friend. If you are reading this, thank you for doing my make-up, lovely! Eyes: Subtle smoky eye using a combo of colors from the Urban Decay NAKED I … Continue reading

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Wedding Jewels + Accessories

It’s all about the details when choosing accessories for your wedding day. For my accessories, I chose simple, classic jewelry with clean designs. Purchased the jewelry at affordable places including Forever21 and Claire’s. Wore an old necklace which was given … Continue reading

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Wedding Tips on Choosing a Photographer

Hello iHEARThmongers, Just wanted to share that our wedding photos are now posted on PrettyGeeky. I was blessed to have talented friends and family. PrettyGeeky was also the team that took our engagement photos. You can check our engagement photos out … Continue reading

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DIY Wedding Photobooth Props

The Photobooth was a hit at our wedding! Definitely great fun and lots of laughs. We went with Corey Young from Yo DJ Entertainment.  Three months prior to the wedding I decided to prepare props for the photobooth. I discovered … Continue reading

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How to write a Matron of Honor Speech! (in Hmong)

Happy June! Last August 2011, I was blessed to be the Matron of Honor at my best friend’s wedding which was previously featured here. Here’s some tips on how to write a Matron of Honor Speech in Hmong + English. … Continue reading

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Wedding Budget

One of our iHEARThmong readers was wondering about a general budget for a Hmong-American wedding. Well, here it is! Keeping your wedding budget on track is the most difficult thing to do. Our original budget was $10,000 total but, that … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Music! Wedding Music

Music is one of the things that makes your wedding memorable. Choose songs that fit both your styles. Below were our music choices for our wedding day. This list took us endless hours to put together but the final result … Continue reading

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Our Wedding Trailer + Tips: Choosing the Videographer

Here is our Hmong-American wedding celebration trailer by Lee from vaughterweddings.com. I flew in from 70 degrees + sunshine in Northern California to 40 degree weather + rain in Wisconsin. For our wedding day, we were blessed with wonderful weather. Lee was … Continue reading

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♡ Fave Videos of March + April!

Here are some super creative DIY videos I enjoyed for March + April. 1) Chriselle Lim created 20 looks out of 1 piece of fabric here. 2) Anneorshine created some DIY Wrap Bracelet/Stacked Bracelets here. 3) JennetChow of JellyPop Shoes … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress(es)

Wedding madness is over. If we decide to renew our vows in the future, it will be a destination wedding. I realized after the fact… no wonder newlyweds book a honeymoon. Being a celebrity for a day was exhausting. Needed … Continue reading

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DIY Wedding Invitations

How to make unique + creative wedding invitations at a fraction of the cost! To make 250 invitations,  you will need:  250 5×7″ cardstock (See #1) 150 8.5″ x 11″ double-sided cardstock with your design (See #2) – this design … Continue reading

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Sunnen + Ntxheng-yeng’s Wedding!

Meet Sunnen + Ntxheng-yeng. Ntxheng-yeng is one of my pharmacy college buddies! She had the most organized weddings and the schedule was on time. No Hmong time! The venue fit over 400 to 500 guests in Waukesha, WI at the … Continue reading

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Feng + Choua’s Romantic & Whimsical Wedding

Meet Feng + Choua. Venue: Richfield Chalet Location: Richfield, WI What was your wedding inspiration? “Stylemepretty.com and ruffleblog.com websites- when I look at the wedding pictures on their websites, they are always so beautiful and romantic, always leaving me breatheless…. … Continue reading

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