All posts in “Wedding Favor & Wedding Gift Ideas”

pink party favor boxes

Pink Party Favour Boxes to Savour

“Yes, yes, I like that one, too!”

Just last week, the group of young girls — maybe just nine or ten years old — was talking about emotions, specifically what things made the girls sad and what made them happy.

Not surprisingly, the girls agreed about several of their choices. After all, even at a young age, there is wisdom in knowing that playing with puppies and kittens is fun, eating ice cream on a warm day can make you smile, and perhaps some of the greatest joy in life comes from the simple act of opening a present.

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Thai silk bags

Silk Bags You’ll Never Say No To

Every perfect detail of your wedding is coming together. You picked out the most elegant wedding invitations, and they have been assembled, mailed, and acknowledged. You have the venue of your dreams, and your dress is inspirational.

The tiniest details are those that can be easily forgotten. By the time you do remember that you need a bag to carry with your wedding dress, it may be too late to come up with a solution. Instead, everything you need goes into a bridesmaid’s purse or your future husband’s pockets.

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Silk Shawls

Only A Thai Silk Shawl Will Do This

Wardrobe versatility gets no better than when you have a Thai silk shawl.

Sure, you can get synthetic silk, but it feels far less luxurious than the real thing. That faux silk shawl won’t lie right across your shoulders, either, and you may find yourself disappointed with the results when you try to fashion it as the opulent accessory you know it can be. Anything that falls short of the real deal is really no deal at all.

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The Wedding Favors Your Guests Really Want

No one has set a rule of etiquette that dictates how long you should keep useless tokens from a wedding you attended as a guest, be convention says to hang on to it at least for a little while.

If you have been to any wedding recently, you know that favors are all the rage. It almost seems like a requirement that you give out favors, even if it will put your budget in a bind. Everyone loves great wedding favors that are useful, but not all wedding favors are useful or great.

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Casual Wedding and Reception, Casual Wedding Favors

When you first sit down to plan your wedding, you may be dreaming of yards and yards of white lace and fine tulle, only to discover the tulle makes you itch and the lace snags on nearly everything.

Maybe you aren’t the lace and tulle type. Maybe you are the casual type, where a simple dress with simple lines best defines who you are as a person and the lifestyle you have chosen for yourself.

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These Wedding Favors Capture the Moment

Set your wedding date, and you’ll see that there are a ton of details to take care of as well as people to make happy. Smart brides look for ways to delegate as much work as they can.

Between tastings, fittings and determining place settings, you have a lot on your hands, with little time in which to do it. One of the hardest things to decide on is what you’ll give your guests as a wedding favor. After all, it’s only proper to thank them for giving up their time to help you celebrate your wedding.

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clutch bags

Beyond the Ordinary Silk Bag

Your significant other may take one look at the silk bags you have and ask, Do you really need another silk bag?”

The answer, of course, is “YES!”

Your silk bags are the perfect travel companions. They are lightweight and take up virtually zero extra room in your luggage, but they are sturdy enough to hold your belongings in one place.

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invitation box

The Right Way to Use an Invitation Box

Planning any event, whether it’s a wedding, a bar mitzvah or a gala fundraiser, begins with a date, a guest list and the invitations.

As though it’s not enough to adroitly handle all of details that go along with your event, figuring out the invitations and the contents of the invitation boxes can sidetrack even the most intrepid planners.

Your invitation may indeed remind you of an elegantly lined and covered box, the kind that has been reserved for superior invitations to elite events. Your specialty box may also be of the folio type, with side flaps or wings that open to the contents underneath.

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wedding gifts

Wedding Gifts to Cherish Forever

How is it going with all those wedding gifts?

Like most brides-to-be, once you gifts began to arrive, you probably started a Jenga-like pile of white and silver packages that is threatening to take over one of the rooms in your (or your parents’) house.

Whether you have invited fifty people or five hundred to your wedding, you should consider cataloguing your gifts so you can prepare to send thank-you notes. Create a spreadsheet or use a legal pad to keep track of the arrivals. As you receive each gift, note the date it arrived, the sender, what the gift is and leave a column for you to enter the date you sent the thank you.

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luxury wedding favors

How Necessary Are Your Wedding Favors?

With the big date looming large, there’s a lot to plan for before you get married. The to-do list seems to grow daily.

Not only do you have to decide on the date and venue of your ceremony, you have to get the invitations printed or embossed, stuffed and mailed to everyone on your guest list two months before the day of your wedding to give everyone time to make travel arrangements. You also have to pick a cake, decide on the flowers/videographer/music, write your vows, plan the wedding favors, find your dress . . . the list goes on and on.

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