Sunday, December 21, 2014

A Wedding Dinner At Overseas Restaurant, Ipoh

The wedding dinner was supposed to start at 7.30pm sharp as written in the card, and I purposely drove out at 6.30pm so that I could get a parking place in the restaurant compound. To my disappointment, all were fully parked even though I was there an hour earlier. Leaving no choice, I had to drive out again and parked opposite into another road. Quickly stepped out of the car and joined a group of women who walked past mine. Didn't want to be alone while walking and furthermore, Ipoh is no more a safe haven to walk around in the evening too...

Since I was early and my friends also arrived almost the same time, we quickly took some pictures of the beautiful garden backdrop right at the entrance of the restaurant.
Beautiful layout... 
Wonder it is from the restaurant or from the wedding planner.... 
It was made "PERFECT" when a beautiful lady sat on it....
The bride's sister... so sweet!! 
The colour of the gown suits her real nice! 
Hope I didn't spoil the garden theme.... 
As usual to while away the time...
Someone mentioned I was "squashed"...
No... I was given "love and warmth" actually...
So nice of my friend to take these pictures for me..
Theme.... Garden Wedding....
The first dish.... in three platters...
My share on the first dish... so refined...
Managed to capture our classmate, the bride's mother to have a picture with us....
And a last one before we went our separate ways....
Most probably from now on, wedding cards will be more regular....


30 comments:

  1. Claire, very nice decorations. Bride's sis very sweet and pretty. And you, as usual so cute and jovial (its a compliment!). So nice to be able to meet up with your friends, a lot to talk about and so happy for you all.

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    1. Yes, food is secondary when friends meet up... the fun of catching up with one another is more meaningful.. :)

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  2. Love the beautiful layout of the garden theme. Your locally made dress looks just as nice as the owner.

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    1. Thank you, Irene Tan! :) You always brighten up my day... hahaha..

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  3. The bride's sis still available? XD
    I like the first platter, it looks very classy when presented like that!

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    1. hahahaa... RG, you have to line up I guess..

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    1. Yes, we didn't really see them.. too far to take pictures..

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  5. yeah, very beautiful deco at the entrance, love all these "garden" feel.. but somehow like not so match with the dining hall, hahaha!! anyway, guess nobody will care - but just take photo outside and then makan inside, two very unrelated activities~~ :p

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    1. Dining hall there also got cages.. I thought birds in the cages but it is also about gardens... garden party theme gua...

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  6. alamak, the last photo, one of your friends was sleeping :P

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  7. Nice photo of you sitting in the garden setup.

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  8. Went out at 6.30pm already? Here in KL, errr, say 7.30pm sharp but bride&groom march in at 8.45pm, hmmmpphh.. Very beautiful entrance decor, you all look so sweet and nice :)

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    1. Thank you, Louiz... Reached the restaurant within 15 minutes..

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  9. I guess that's not the restaurant's decor...part and parcel of the wedding planner's package? They spend thousands on the decor these days - like my niece that day. 3K for the decor at the restaurant alone. I do think the money could have been better spent on something else - best to keep it simple...unless one's rich and can jolly well afford it. After all, it's their money - can do what they want with it.

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    1. Yes, nowadays... got theme one.. not like our time la, Arthur... let them spend.. as long as they are happy... once a lifetime ma.. :)

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  10. Very classy decoration and I especially like the birdcages.

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    1. Wedding planners are in demand nowadays... :)

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  11. Lovely backdrop. I think it is from the wedding planner. I also attended one last month and the backdrop was so beautiful. Hollywood theme.

    I should pursue my dream of a wedding planner. Did thought of it few years ago and thought it was relatively new in Kuching. But now there are few of them around. Haha.

    Lovely photos.

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    1. Yes, you should... nowadays wedding planners are in demand.. :)

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  12. nice to gather with friends for a wedding dinner.

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    1. Yes, lots to catch up... cos always with different groups at times..

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  13. another sort of 'classmate' gathering again? this month is really about food and gatherings.
    The bride's sister is so gorgeous! u also looking great ;-)

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    1. Wedding brought us together this time.. hahaa..

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  14. Very classy decoration and I especially like the birdcages.

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  15. These pictures are so beautiful,and i love these photos.

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