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Our Route 66 inspired wedding (photos)
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August 29, 2013
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WillC
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I proposed to my girlfriend (now wife) in Chicago on the first day of our Route 66 adventure in 2012. We knew it would be unrealistic to take all of our friends and family to the USA for our wedding, so we decided to bring the Mother Road to the UK and have a slightly Route 66-inspired wedding here in Oxfordshire!

We got married on 16th August 2013 and had the most wonderful day imaginable.

This message board has been a real help in planning and reflecting upon our Route 66 adventure, so I wanted to share some of our photos with you.

 

Wedding invitations: https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/527063_10153189000810111_1434758938_n.jpg

 

Minutes after tying the knot: https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/q71/s720x720/1150413_10151803069103028_2033850899_n.jpg

 

Wedding car (1952 Buick): https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/q71/s720x720/945823_10153153031440343_2010445471_n.jpg

 

Table plan (each table was named after a famous Route 66 motel, diner or attraction; the top table was the U-Drop Inn): https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/q71/s720x720/1175256_10152136475997067_1349272400_n.jpg

 

Place settings (inspired by Pops Arcadia): https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/q71/s720x720/1011609_10100362474606712_68317661_n.jpg

 

Table names and flowers: https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/q71/s720x720/534948_10100362475954012_1258670268_n.jpg

 

Wedding cake: https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/q77/s720x720/968912_10153153031400343_699531667_n.jpg

 

Cake topper: https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/q71/s720x720/47854_10100362473668592_508838611_n.jpg

 

First dance (the band learned 'Kissed You' by Gloriana, which we fell in love with while listening to country music along Route 66): https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/q81/s720x720/555308_10151803072823028_1473126335_n.jpg

 

Last dance (Boston's 'More Than A Feeling' and Journey's 'Don't Stop Believing'): https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/q71/s720x720/551063_10100362478893122_1593059678_n.jpg

--- Drove Route 66 in August 2012 ---

August 29, 2013
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katier123
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Those pictures are amazing, and it looks like you had a brilliant day!

August 29, 2013
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Congrats Will - loving the theme, some excellent ideas there.

That place setting map looks amazing!!

August 29, 2013
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WillC
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Thanks Katier123 and David.

 need to get a better photo of the table plan. I think it might be the world's biggest table plan - about 2 metres wide. Still waiting to get our 'official' photos from our photographer, but I wanted to share the above photos taken by my friends in the meantime.

--- Drove Route 66 in August 2012 ---

August 29, 2013
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frank
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Will–  Congratulations!  I just looked through the photos.  If you wouldn't mind sharing them with a wider audience, the Route 66 News website   [email protected]   would like to know about them, your story, and this group.    

August 29, 2013
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Congratulations Will

You are indeed a true Route 66 tragic.LaughLaugh

Drove Route 66 in 2012.

August 29, 2013
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Congratulations Will!

Your pictures are amazing. We got back from our route 66 adventure last week and I will get round to writing a review soon! 

August 29, 2013
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Thanks guys.

Frank, I sent them a message via Facebook earlier today but haven't heard back yet. I might send them an e-mail tomorrow. Maybe they will find it interesting that a couple in England became so obsessed with Route 66!

Wotacroc, haha, not sure how to take that!

theknowlers, I'm already looking forward to reading your review.

--- Drove Route 66 in August 2012 ---

September 1, 2013
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Great pics Will. You sir are a lucky man indeed.

May 30, 2014
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For any event either a marriage or an function photos are must and should and they should be taken by the professionals..

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Hi Will I would love to see your photos as I am also Planning a route 66 wedding here in the UK (Wales) but unfortunately your links ar not working.

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