Wednesday, February 10, 2010

THE BLING

billy and i have been engaged for almost 9 months now!
that time has literally flown by!!

we are currently planning a very tiny wedding ceremony followed by an open house type reception which we plan to have in my parent's backyard.
the word reception overwhelms billy so he just calls it a party!

since my engagement ring has a thin band i plan to get 2 wedding bands.
here is a picture of my ring with the bands.
i'll have one on the top and one on the bottom.
i can not wait to be wearing them!
i think they are so beautiful!!

billy has never worn a ring before.
he knows he wants something simple.
he is thinking something like this.
a contemporary tungsten ring.
i really like the look of it.
there are also new unique ceramic wedding bands
that he liked the look of as well.
for some extra added bling
i want blue "I DO" rhinestones on the bottom of my shoes.
something like this....

i don't care for the font of the "I" on these rhinestones
so i am going to make my own!
they will be blue for my something blue.

that's enough bling for one day ;)
hope everyone is having a great week so far!!

121 comments:

M said...

I love the stacked ring look!

THE Stephanie said...

OMG, I LOVE your ring!! Gorgeous! And I replaced my hubby's wedding ring for our 10 year anniversary with a Tungsten ring and he LOVES it. Won't scratch, bend, break... which is great for him, b/c his other one was horribly scratched up.

chelsea said...

gorgeous gorgeous!!

brown eyed girl said...

I love your ring! It's very similar to mine and I soldered them together. I hope that hubs buys me a second thin diamond band to go on top for an anniversary of ours or when I get my doctorate!

As for Billy's ring, I love the first ring. It's very similar to what I got my husband, except his has three small diamonds on three of the "squares". It's tungsten and he loves it, there's NO scratches on it at all despite all the work on the car he does and all the guitar playing and the move and and and and! They're awesome and look GORGEOUS on a man's hand!

Ashley @ KiwisandCocktails said...

I LOVE your rings. SO pretty. My husband got a tungsten ring- and it is so thick!! It hurts his fingers. After NEVER wearing it because it was so Uncomfortable, we got something else, way smaller, and cheaper! I wish he had worn the tungsten ring for more than the 30 seconds trying it on before we spent the money on it! So tell Billy to really try it out first! My friend's husband has a tungsten ring, but it is way, way thinner, so I guess that doesnt hurt as much...

~*Katie*~ said...

Your ring is gorgeous!!

Katie@The Baby Factory said...

that "I" totally looks like a "T"....I'd make my own, too if I were you...
Your ring is fannnn-tastic!!

Risley said...

I LOVE your bands! so pretty!
what a fun "i do" in blue idea!!

Katie@The Baby Factory said...

oh ps....I can't believe you're not planning on inviting all 410 of us Bloggy followers to your wedding ;) jk, jk

Expat Girl said...

Thats the exact same as my ring too and I have the two bands to go on either side!

Summer {Bisfor...} said...

gorgeous!!!!!!!

meredith said...

your rings are gorgeous, gorgeous!!!
and i love that first ring of billy's!

Nicole-Lynn said...

Sounds great! Pretty rings!

Kelly said...

You ring is sooo gorgeous! :-D Greg's wedding ring is made out of tungston and we LOVE it. Classy, simple, durable ;-) Hope you have a great day!

Heather said...

Beautiful ring. My husband never wore a right before his band, he chose a titanium band because they are light. He likes it now.

Lauren @ Dreams Take Flight said...

Love the bling!! Your ring is gorgeous. :)

Michely Medeiros. said...

loving your BLING!!! and the something blue idea is pretty clever i must say!!

Erin said...

Love you ring!!!! I did blue crystals on the bottom of my shoes but I put my first inital and his first inital (one on each shoe)!!

Jessica said...

First, GORGEOUS ring! I love, love, love it!

Second, how flippin' cool are the rhinestones for your shoes?! I've never seen anything like that, but I love the idea!!!

Suzy said...

What a beautiful ring! I love the idea of adding the blue to the bottom of your shoes - how original is that!

Christine said...

I love your rings! so pretty!

She Who Sasses said...

Your ring choices are gorgeous!!

Katy Mary said...

Your ring is gorgeous! and I love the stacked look as well. I will definitely be having an eternity band as my wedding band too. :)

KLaw said...

Those rings are beautiful! Great choice! You're going to be such a gorgeous bride!

carrie1 said...

OMG your rings are gorgeous! =) Good pickins B! =)

Lauren Kelly said...

Both of your rings are going to be BEAUTIFUL!! So happy for ya’ll :)

Aishlea and Brandon said...

You will like the double band! I have a very slim band on my engagement ring and it was hard to find the right band to match. I have 2 pink stones on both sides of my solitaire and I wish I would have found 2 bands with pink! :) haha!

Love your rings..hubby has a tungsten ring and it is great! :)

AND LOVE the "I DO" in rhinestone... will be a cute pic!

Selma said...

Love the rings. :) All of them. :) Though Billy's first one looks better. I see lots of guys wearing the ceramic darker ones and they just look not right. Not sure. :S And ya know what? I had the same idea...still do actually...with the shoes. I always wanted I DO written underneath my sexy but comfy heels. ;) Maybe not necessarily in blue. ;) That goes somewhere else on my list so you're fine...you can have that. LOL Seriously, absolutely love the idea and if you can don't hesitate...do it!!! :) Little things like that are the best about parties/ceremonies/receptions/weddings/whatevers... :)

Have a great day hun. :)

xoxo

Miss Kriss said...

I love me some bling, and girl the stuff that you've picked out is absolutely fabulous! Your rings are gorgeous, and like you, I am opting for two thin diamond bands! And the shoe bling? Awesome! :)

Brown Girl said...

Love your ring, it's gorgeous. I'm going to need some shoe bling as well, that's a cute idea!

Candice said...

Ok your rings are GORGEOUS!!!! And I love the ideas with your shoes!!!

And I have always wanted to have a backyard reception! I can't wait to see pictures :)

Kara said...

Beautiful rings! I love the stacked look--I really want to add another band to mine b/c my bands are on the thinner side.

What a cute something blue idea, lady!

Marian said...

I love the wedding band idea. I want to do the same thing...and my engagement ring is a tad similar...kind of...but I kind of need the band(s) to be contoured. But I'm sure whatever you get will be beautiful!!!

xoxoxo

Lindsey said...

My husband has a tungsten ring and he really likes it. He had never worn a ring before either. He says it never bothers him though. I love your wedding bands!

Kristen said...

your ring is gorgeous! love.love.love it!

Jamie Pickle said...

The rings are so pretty!! I have two wedding bands also, I am too OCD to have the balance off :)

DREW'S MOM said...

Too cute! I love the idea for the words on the bottom of the shoes.. should make for some adorable wedding day pics.

Children of the 90s said...

A) Your rings are completely gorgeous! B) I love those "I Do" sparkles, I think it's such a fun touch. I agree that "I" doesn't look much like an I...I think I'd intervene and reshape it a bit too :)

Alicia said...

ohhh la la! what pretty bling! your rings are going to look great :) and the rhinestones on the sole of the shoe are SO cute!

Jac said...

My husband and I got married almost exactly 3 years ago. He had never worn any jewelery before but loves his tungsten ring. He got a brushed finish on it, so it looks a bit more like the ceramic ring pic you posted. The only disadvantages are 1. if it need to be resized for some reason, the jeweler has to send it to the manufacturer because it is too hard for him to cut in house and 2. it is not really engravable because it is so hard.
However, my husband works with his hands with his job, sometimes, and his co-workers have had their rings dented and misshaped and he has never had so much as a scratch. Plus, the ring was pretty affordable!

Mrs EyeCanSee said...

Love the ring! And 2 bands right off the bat...you lucky girl!! My hubby is making me wait for my second one!

Annie said...

I love your ring! The bands will add so much bling! Once I added my wedding band it was like 'pow'!! Now the ring has new sparkle and glitz...I think that for our 5 year anni I will add another band on top! (better tell huns to start saving..haha)!
Ryan has a tungsten ring...it looks more like the one in your second picture. It is the 'brushed' look. He really seems to like it. They are super reasonable too! He was like, we could get me 50 rings for the price of your ONE! haha

Tamela said...

Your rings are beautiful.

Jenni said...

Your ring is BEAUTIFUL! We havent done the wedding band shopping yet but im excited to! :)

Rasha said...

love the ring and the i do idea!

brittany said...

those are the exact ones i'm looking at for tyler!i think the gray/steel look is very manly that's why he digs it. haha.

absolutely LOVE the shoe idea :)

Working Mommy said...

Beautiful rings! I was going to do what you did as well...b/c my band is so thin...but once I tried it on, it just felt funny. So I stuck with one!

~WM

Alissa said...

Your rings are beautiful!! The second guys ring looks very similar to my hubs and he's not a jewelery wearing type of guy either but he loves his ring. He uses his hands a lot so we got him Tungsten which doesn't scratch it's awesome!

Sarah Ann said...

Awesome rings. My husband and I both went for simple rings. It fits our lifestyle better for now, but maybe someday I'll talk him into getting me some bling since I don't have an engagement ring.

Sole Matters said...

I love the rings!! Mine were like that (minus the center stone) and I wanted to get another band as well. Good idea! ;) I love the "I DO" on the bottom of the shoes!!

bananas. said...

Ya'll have some nice bling. I just saw shoes with bling like that on another blog and it was the first time i ever seen that. Its such a cute idea.

SG said...

I LOOOOVE your ring...probably because it looks just like mine!! :) We're ring twins :) I thought about doing the two bands but we can't afford two right now so maybe for our 10 year anniversary or something I can get the second one.

Check out my blog I did something similar to the bottom of my shoes just the other day.

mommywonderland said...

Your rings are beautiful! I dont blame you for wanting to wear them NOW!!! I love Tungsten rings for guys!

Blair @ Reasonably Swanky said...

Your ring is GORGEOUS!!!! I have stacked wedding bands as well, it just adds that extra ooooomph to the ring!
And what a cute idea on the bottom of your shoes...I LOVE IT!

Melissa said...

I love the rings! My wedding band will be very similar!

katie beth said...

The ring is gorgeous! And I really like those "I Do" Rhinestones. I haven't ever seen that and I think its adorable.

A Real Housewife said...

gorgeous ring!!!!! what a cute idea for the "something blue!"

♥Aubrey said...

Luving the 3 bands...that's how i wear mine.
I think a small wedding is just as special if not more, because it's more intimate. I think you're going to be a GORGEOUS bride. And the rhinestones on the bottom of the shoes...2-die-4!!! Great idea :)

Cole said...

The "I do" is absolutely adorable. What a great idea!

I love stacked rings, and yours is gorgeous!!

The Rest is Still Unwritten said...

Gorgeous! I have 2 wedding bands. I think it's becoming very common to have more than one. It looks great, too!

Danielle said...

Your bling is gorgeous :) I just have 1 wedding band (for now) because mine are fairly thick. My husband has the tungsten too...I think its pretty cool looking.

Lea Liz said...

Love your ring girl!!!!!

Summer said...

Oh my word, I am IN LOVE with those rings woman!

Yankee Girl said...

This is my first time coming by your blog and you are so beautiful! That pic on your header is amazing!

You are going to be such a beautiful bride!

Just Me said...

I love your ring! Thank you for the congrats about my race...you are so sweet. You should totally do it...find a race, sign up and just go. That's what I did. Good luck and let me know if find one.

Tara Gibson said...

gorgeous! Did you know that our rings are A LOT a like! : )

Ams said...

Your ring is FREAKING SPECTACULAR. Would it be bad to copy, paste, put on my computer and *hope* that S comes upon it? I think the two bands will look really great too.... AWWWWWW!!!! I am so excited for you!!!

Lori said...

Your rings are so pretty, I also love the choices for him. Your day will be fabulous!

Dezzy Lou Where Are You said...

your ring is so so so pretty- Ive always said I wanted 2 wedding bands!

OceanDreams said...

Beautiful ring darlin, I can see why you can't wait to put it on and your husband to be's ring looks nice too. I love the bling, so beautiful and I am excited for you!

Katie said...

the I Do on the shoes is such a great idea! And your rings are beautiful!

Taylor @ Jimmy Choos and a Baby Too said...

Your ring is GORGEOUS!!!!! I always buy those little rhinestone 'i do' things for my girlfriends getting married but now the place I get them at isnt carrying them :(

kimber doll said...

Nice ring!! I'm totally thinking of doing the same with my wedding bands .. my engagement band is super thin so two just works !

Mrs. Dew said...

I LOVE your ring!!! My husband never wore a ring before either and he picked a VERY plain and simple ring. I love the I Do for the shoes! I wanted to do that but never got around to it!

Jen said...

Your ring is just GORGEOUS! I wore those same "I Do" bling on my shoes but I totally hear you with the weird "I"!

Molly said...

Gorgeous ring! My hubby's looks alot like the 2nd one and he really likes it.

Love the I do shoes!

sHp said...

Love the rings and love the stickers :) Y'all are so cute!!!

Perfectly Imperfect said...

your rings are fabulous! my husband isn't a big jewelry wearer either. we got him a titanium band which is awesome because he can't mess it up. and it's so light, it's like he's not even wearing it which he loves.

and i love the i do on the shoes!

saucyminx410 said...

Beautiful bling!

Julie (brown eyed belle) said...

Oh, that blingy bling is gorgeous! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and following! What a cute couple y'all are!

Lindsey Conrad - Nabors said...

The rings are gorgeous! Classic and beautiful!! I like his choice in rings too!!! And the idea of doing rhinestones on the bottom of your shoes - ADORABLE!! You are going to be such a gorgeous bride!! =)

Kassie said...

oh my goodness, I'm in LOVE with your rings!!

Shayla said...

your rings will look SO BEAUTIFUL together :)

We havent yet looked for rings for Lee :P but hopefully he'll find one he really loves (he is so in love with his promise ring that I dont know if he will want a regular band)

I hadn't actually seen the "I Do" rhinestones but I've seen how some women use blue glitter/glue to write their husband to be's initials on the bottom of their shoe (something blue...and cost effective!!!) :)

Brittany Ann said...

I love the "I Do" on the shoes! nice touch!

Kristen said...

the rings are fabulous! And I love the "I Do"! When my husband I were engaged he though for sure that he would want an exciting ring with some bling on it. We spent well over an hour in one jewelry store while he tried on ring after ring.... of course he ended up with the most plain jane out there! lol

wife.mom.nurse said...

I love EVERY thing! What a special time for you my friend!

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

oh my goodness!! gorgeous!! i love your rings! i am so excited for you! It was the first ring Hubby wore too=) His is a comfort fit band and he loves it! and the shoe idea is soo cute!

CowgirlLawyer said...

Gorgeous ring!!!

I've left something for you on my blog!

Kerry said...

love your ring! the i do on the shoes is cute too!! x

Lucy Marie said...

The rings are gorgeous. My husband had a really hard time picking his out because he never had worn a ring before and he felt silly with everyone he tried on. But, eventually, he got used to it and now he feels naked without it on.

Crazy Shenanigans said...

Those rings are great!!!! Love them!

Iva said...

very beautiful ring choices!!

All Things Cherish said...

Those rings are gorgeous! I love the shoe "I Do" too, super cute. Left you a little something over at my place. : )

The Pittman's said...

Gorgeous! Things are really moving along, how fabulous!

♥Kim said...

BEAUTIFUL Ring girl! Your so lucky! :) My husband has a tungsten ring, similure to your second pic. works well if you don't want it scratched. Those jewels on shoes are going to look Fabulous!

Blicious said...

Beautiful rings!!! wow!!!!!!!

Becca said...

Your engagement ring is freaking gorgeous, love it!!! The stacked ones will look great with it! I like the contemporary tungsten ring for Billy, I don't think you can go wrong with that!

Charis said...

Argh bless you for posting this! Our wedding is in may and we STILL have not decided on a ring for T yet! (Mine's been picked out since November....but girls care more about that stuff, no?)
Anyway, I'm def going to look into those rings! Carbide! Ceramic! What great ideas! Good luck on your deciding :)

Lil' Woman said...

Gorgeous rings!! :)

Miss Anne said...

your ring is so lovely.
i love the tungsten one!

and the "i do" for your shoes is adorable!

also thank you for the sweet post on my recent blog entry. it meant alot ♥

Just Add Walter said...

stunning!! they are really really gorgeous!!

Juliana said...

Your blig is beautiful babe...just like you. I LOVE the tungstun although they told us it would NEVER break. My hubby was playing with his and dropped it on the floor of the Pepsi Center at a Nuggets game and it SHATTERED. But, they replaced it at no charge and we are stronger than ever!

brooke said...

oh annie!!!! oh my goodness your rings are just gorgeous!!! and i am with juliana i am definitely a fan of the tungstun!

Carol {Everyday Delights} said...

Lovely!! And Nick is the same way, he just wants something very simple.

Lindsey said...

GORGEOUS!!

ChloƩ said...

aww! your rings are beautiful! i love the "I Do" on the bottom of the shoes so cute! you guys are an adorable couple!

Live, Laugh, Love said...

My engagement ring's band is really thin too. Great idea of putting two bands together!!

Hailey {HRH} said...

girl those are the most gorgeous rings i have ever seen as a set! and im being serious! i love love love them :) and matt has ring just like that. and i had the rhinestone "I DO" on the bottom of my shoes too!!!!! :) great minds :)

have a happy heart weekend little lady!

ModernMom said...

Beautiful choices!! Oh you have so much to look forward to in the next little while:)

Caroline said...

Soo pretty! I love that style! I want one!!! :)

Tamara Nicole said...

Pretty pretty!!! My hubby just got a new setting for me that's somewhat similar, diamonds areound the central diamond, LOVE IT! You guys have great style:-)

Have a great Valentine's Day girly!

Iva said...

ps Happy Valentine's Day!! ;)

Miss Caitlin S. said...

Happy Valentine's Day! I love your rings by the way. I think the Tungsten one is a very masculine, classic ring!

Jane said...

Gorgeous rings! And doing your own I Do will look fabulous! I agree the I is not what I'd want either!

Jules said...

I love the idea of 2 rings and think that it will look beautiful. Geof never wore a ring or jewelry (besides a watch) before we got married. We went with something simple too and did a comfort fit band. He says now that he doesn’t even notice it’s there. Your ring is so pretty!

I did the “I Do” on the bottom of my shoes too. It was really cute!

Ela said...

Your rings are beautiful!!!
And I love the "I DO" rhinestones. Can't wait to see your DIY version :)

Ambs said...

LOVE the i do shoe stickers! And you own my dream ring - so jealous!

Becca said...

OH! I just love your ring! I really like the tungsten ring for him too! I know you are having so much fun planning your wedding. The blue "I Do" rhinestones are such a cute idea for your something blue.

Llama said...

The stacked rings are adorable and the "something blue" too cute! You have such great ideas!

undomestic chica said...

The shoe idea is really cute!

Lace said...

For every wedding I've been in, I've done blue rhinestones on the bottom of their shoes! I always do the couples new initials though :) They have the rhinestone stickers that are already formed into letter at Hobby Lobby that are perfect!

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