Wednesday, December 22, 2010

When I turned 18.....

Last March 27,2010, I got my awesome 18th birthday party. It was the best. Most of my relatives in the USA went and visited Philippines to witness my debut. I was so busy in preparing my party. I was the one who chose my gowns, photographers, pre-debut pictorials, the invitations, photobooth, my cotillion de honor, and all those stuffs. BUT! I am still not done after the event. How Come? Well, until now, I have not yet finished doing my album for my debut. And honestly, I was so lazy doing it. Maybe because I was getting bored with it after all the craziness i got during the preparation. Mind you, I started preparing my debut last May 2009, and the event was in March 2010. :))))) .. I got all excited the moment I found out my relatives will be going to my party. :)))

This will be some info's about my preparations during my debut. For all the people there who are in need of advices and tips, let me know! :D and, I hope this will help! :D

I had my birthday at Century Park Hotel. It was great and a plus for me because my aunt a.k.a. family/mom's friend works there and we were being taken cared so much. I just had my gowns made in Tutuban Cluster Building :D .. Yes, Tutuban/Divisoria is like my shopping place. They really look great and the prices are so cheap! :D My 3 gowns that were custom-ed made for me were only 11k or 12k! A very big big gown or called as quinceanera gown, a long gown which was my favorite, and a cocktail gown. PLUS they were AMAZING! :D I just had my invitations made for 3k! It's a booklet type, with 6 pages and map at the back of the booklet. 3k for 120 pieces! Not bad, right? :) Where did I have it done? Of course! RECTO! Where else? :D  I had my friends designed the cover of my page. It was just a title design since I really adored the picture itself (me and the background)..nyahaahaha. :D  Then my photobooth was from . They are amazing! and They are cool like that! swear! :D They offer super cheap price for their service! :D Then for the cotillion de honor, the gown is worth 1k each and we have it custom-ed made as well in Tutuban. I had my choreographer for 4k. My pictorial was included in debut package for photo and video coverage by B.A. Studio for 30k. That's the most expensive I got. But anyway, their venue was so beautiful! For kikay girls out there, this one is great! :D Then all the stuffs like food, decors, flowers were from the Hotel services already. :D

So anyway, I would just like to share some of the pics I have here. Trying to reminisce the moments. ^^

**warning. Heavy pictures! :p SUPER SUPER HEAVY PICTURES!

Pre-Debut Pics

covers for my invitations :)

Debut Pictures

I WILL FINISH THE PICTURES TODAY! STOP PROCRASTINATING this album! I need to submit this. I hope BA Studio will still accept this! :))

Christine :)


Eloisa Co said... Best Blogger Tips

Super Belated sis! ;p

Wow, century park.! love it der. the foods r delicious ;)

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

I thought you looked like you were 30 something already.. my bad!

Eloisa Co said... Best Blogger Tips
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Eloisa Co said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymous: Hmm, she doesn't look that old. I don't think that's nice to say. I believe you should not tell something against other people if you don't have guts to show yourself :) Merry Christmas.

Christine Reyes said... Best Blogger Tips

Eloisa: yes sis the foods are yummyyy.. :D Thank you sis . :D .. merry christmas. :D take care sis. :)

anonymous: yeap I'm only 18 yrs old which means I am young unlike you. :) Merry Christmas!

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