Top 10 Ways to Ask “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?”

Top 10 Ways to Ask “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?”

Just as proposals have become increasingly romantic and elaborate, asking your girlfriends to be your bridesmaids has likewise become  an opportunity to find creative ways of expressing yourself.  Even any of the simple will you be my bridesmaid stationery featured below are adorable!  Our top 10 favorite ideas featured above include placing a note in a locket or compact, and proposing with a diamond ring keychain or even a ring pop.  We also love the idea of giving fancy flip flops that can later be worn at your wedding,  and how cute is this nail polish adorned with a tiny veil.  Although just pictured with a personalized wine bottle label, you can do the same with a bottle of wine. Samantha recently asked her bridesmaids with a Bridesmaids DVD and Ashley is still deciding between the demure bridesmaid cookies or a get this party going flask.

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Kimono Robes for Your Entire Bridal Party

Bridal Party Matching Kimono Robes

Kimono Robes for Your Entire Bridal Party from Plum Pretty Sugar

Kimono Robes for Your Entire Bridal Party

In case you have not been all over instagram or pinterest lately, kimono robes are everywhere. Our friends over at MomMeMatch recently added darling mommy and me matching kimono robes to their Valentine’s Day Matching Pajamas post and their 10 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas and even created a post entirely dedicated to Mommy and Me Matching Kimono Robes. Their ideas got us to thinking. There is no reason why everyone in your bridal party should not be wearing matching kimono robes. This includes your bridesmaids, your flower girls, the moms, and even the grandmothers! Not only will these make beautiful photographs, they can easily double as your bridesmaid and flower girl gifts. Continue Reading →

Pretty Pashminas >> Beyond the Perfect Bridesmaid Present!

Pretty Pashminas >> Beyond the Perfect Bridesmaid Present

We were just perusing Dessy, one of our favorite bridal sites, to see if they might have anything special for the holiday season  and stumbled upon these pretty pashminas. Wrap the special gals in your life in luxury! Pashmina shawls are elegant for evening or formal wear, and stylish for casual wear too. Wrap a pashmina stole around bare shoulders for a touch of late-evening warmth, or tie around your neck for casual panache. They not only make perfect bridesmaid gifts but they are lovely holiday gifts, birthday gifts and any time gifts. In addition to weddings, think holiday party attire, New Year’s party dress accessories, gala formal wear, and special occasion celebrations of all kinds. We think every well-dressed gal should own at least one, and preferably multiple, pretty pashminas. And at just $28.00 they will not blow your budget but still look very expensive. Continue Reading →

PIP’s Pick – Bridesmaid Clutch With Survival Kit

I happened to be poking around The Knot this morning  especially interested in checking out their escort card ideas and by chance came across this lovely bridesmaid gift – a simple black clutch filled with survival kit essentials.  I loved everything about it except maybe the bright teal initials but turns out  that is an easy fix — either click the “do not personalize” option or  have each bridesmaid’s initials embroidered in black thread.  Black on black is always timeless and elegant.  I promise you, each and everyone of your bridesmaids will still be using this classic clutch 30 years from now.

Best yet and completely coincidentally, before I even had time  to post this, I received an email from The Knot announcing their 2 Day sale!

For 2 days only, take $20 OFF orders $100+! Use code 2DAY20 at checkout. Hurry, ends Thursday, May 16th. 

Party Hearty!