Hooray, two more things off my Wedding Checklist!
Recently, Mr R and I finally agreed on a date to book our marriage prep course. A few weeks back, I was checking out SuChi Success’ Kasih Sejati marriage prep course and waited for them to release their 2014 schedule. So happy that they finally did, and just so you know, their January and February slots were immediately filled.
I have read and heard from friends as well as fellow BTBs, that they enjoyed the 2-day course and found it to be very beneficial. So we went ahead to make the booking, but we chose a later date closer to the wedding, because Mr R thought that it would make the journey nearer to the wedding more impactful and transformational for us. So intense, my Mr! LOL So I agreed lah, and registered! Just need to transfer the payment, and we should be all set.
The other thing that we got done, that was so unexpected, was that we finally bought fabric for our baju nikah. Really unexpected, because we were not even planning on getting it so soon and we never really discussed it other than talk about what sort of colours we wanted. We were just out running errands everywhere and on a whim, decided to drop by Arab St. to view fabrics. We went to a few stores, but really liked the service given by Ilah from Princess Fabrics. She was really helpful and even suggested various kinds of fabric in the colour that we wanted, and other fabrics that complemented the whole look. Needless to say, we were hooked and I think we viewed quite a few variation of fabric before deciding THE ONE. Hehe. Loved the whole process, and if I could, I would buy the whole store and make many pretty dresses lah! Show me the kain, and take my money!
Mr R was patient enough to layankan my thought process around “why this kain does not go with that kain”, and “why this kain will not look good on photo”, etc. But at the end of the day, we agreed on one thing. We wanted a baju nikah that was meaningful to the both of us, something that is nice and tasteful and not so over the top that we cannot wear it again. Chances are, we would make it our next Raya’s baju. Hehe.
Then we went to Tanjong Katong Complex to recce Samping, and the Mr also wants his Songkok to be custom-made, lined with the same Samping so his whole outfit is matchy-matchy. See, I’m not the only vain one, ok! There were many Sampings but we want to take a bit more time to recce and find nicer ones. Btw, custom-made Songkok starts from $45 onwards, and we found 2 stores that does it.
Next on our list is to find a good tailor!