Recycled Bride: 5 Fabulous Eco-Chic Bridesmaids Gifts

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Five unique and eco-chic gift ideas for your girls! Unlike most of the guests attending your wedding, bridesmaids actually have a job to do. So how will you thank them for all of the rehearsing and planning, the moral support and hugs, the dress fittings and hours of photos and train bustling and holding your dress up while you make a big-day bathroom run? With bridesmaids gifts! And the very best presents are the ones that nurture the planet while making your...

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For The Wedding Reception: Peep-Toe Ballet Flats From Dessy!

by Azure

Being 5'9, I'm always in the market for great ballet flats, gladiator sandals, and quite frankly... any chic footwear that doesn't make me tower over the crowd (or my bf!). Even if you aren't super tall, some ladies just prefer flats, and if you fall into this group, you're going to love this! Dessy just introduced adorable peep toe satin ballet flats, and I can't wait to get my hands on a pair. These would make perfect bridesmaid gifts, so your 'maids can dance the night away at...

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Off-The-Chart Free Wedding Giveaway: The Winning Bride-to-Be Enjoying Her Swag!

by Azure

The lucky winner of our Off-the-Chart free wedding giveaway has begun to collect and enjoy her bounty! Carla's bridal shower was a few weeks back, and she put her 6 flower bouquets from Weddings by FlowerPetal to great use. Carla chose the beautiful Delphinium Dreamsfloral arrangements, which featured a dramatic mix of purple and blue delphiniums. Once the party was over, Carla gifted each of her wonderful bridesmaids with a Delphinium Dreams centerpiece. What lovely bridesmaids'...

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Dessy Helps You and Your Bridesmaids Stay Fashionably on Trend

by Azure

Happy Monday! As we mentioned in our Top Ten Wedding Trends, one of the top trends for 2010 is letting your bridesmaids show their own individual style. Dessy has always been a leader in creating great bridesmaids’ styles that show off their individuality, while giving you a unified look for your wedding. They’ve found yet another great way to do this with the introduction of their beautiful silk and wool blend Pashmina Shawls. These beautiful shawls fight off the chill while...

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An Off-the-Chart Bridesmaid’s Gift!

by Azure

Happy Monday! Love may make the world go around, but bridesmaids make the wedding work! You’ll want to honor and thank your bridesmaids with a present, so how about a little jewelry? Red Envelope is participating in our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway by giving you five Majorca teardrop bracelets, each with a single, substantial dark-gray Majorca pearl. These bracelets are so beautiful you might wish you were always a bridesmaid, never a bride! To enter the OneWed...

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Bridal Party Gift Ideas from Wishpot

by Azure

With all of the hustle and bustle of planning a wedding, a bride hardly has time to get creative with the gifts for her bridal party, so we turned to our resident Wishpot wedding experts for a little inspiration. The first item is a handmade necklace from the wish list of wedding expert, Sweet T, author of Cats, Cheese, and a Wedding, Please; The scarlet and black necklace, beautifully named La Romantique Jardin, can be found on the etsy shop of artist RachelleD and is the necklace...

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Wedding Gifts and Re-Gifting, Can it Be Done?

by Azure

Happy Monday! I’ve been thinking about gifts and re-gifts today. I know someone who is a notorious re-gifter. She accidentally gives people back gifts that they bought for her, as well as gifts that were obviously bought for her by other people. She has given people gifts with cards tucked into the box that are addressed to her. She’s shameless about it. Why do I think this is so tacky? It’s because she’s ignoring two underlying beliefs about presents. The first is that...

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Unique Thank You Notes and other Wedding Stationary

by Azure

When screenwriter Sean Abley and his husband were getting married they wanted to find unique items that expressed their personalities. Sean has a love of many things retro, especially B Movies, and 1950s and 1960s music. The couple is also passionately devoted to recycling and reusing. So, Sean came up with the idea of creating his own Thank You notes out of reclaimed books and album covers. Sean now sells these cards (and some funky shirts) on the Etsy site, Jenneration Fix. Each...

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Hostess with the Mostess: Great Bridesmaids’ Present Idea

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess Are you thinking about bridesmaids’ gifts? What about a hostess gift for anyone throwing you an engagement party or bridal shower? I was thrilled to find these aprons from Smocks. They are the perfect accessory for any stylish girl who loves to entertain. Smocks even offers a volume discount, with bridesmaids gifts specifically in mind! If you’re looking for more great ideas for home entertaining, come visit us at Hostess with the Mostess. ...

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Hostess with the Mostess: Dressing up Small Gifts

by Azure

About Hostess with the Mostess If you’re getting married, chances are at least some of your friends are, too. If you've been invited to a lot of bridal showers and engagement parties, expenses can start to add up, just when you’re trying to save money for your own wedding. If you don’t have a lot of money to spend, but you want to let your friends know you put a lot of thought into the gift, dress up your small gift with special gift-wrap. It can make even the smallest gift...

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