I haven't been following the royal wedding excitement very closely but have been looking forward to seeing all the photos and hearing the stories. I happened to wake up at 3:15am PST and watched about 15 minutes of the ceremony and saw the vows and
This posting has some wonderful facts about Kate Middleton's wedding gown, veil, jewelry, shoes and bouquet.
Here are some of my favorite facts!
The lace appliqué for the bodice and skirt was hand-made by the Royal School of Needlework, based at Hampton Court Palace.
Individual flowers have been hand-cut from lace and hand-engineered onto ivory silk tulle to create a unique and organic design, which incorporates the rose, thistle, daffodil and shamrock.