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.
Wedding Proposal Ideas -Why Not Pop the Question in Print?
Some proposals happen on a mountain top. Some happen while she’s brushing her teeth. Whether you prefer extravagant or the subtle wedding proposal ideas, you are going to want to commemorate this very special milestone. That’s why we are obsessed with the latest trend of memorializing your marriage proposal by creating a printed book. With so many different photo book publishing sites out there, we of course, have our favorites. The truth is we go to different sites for different projects but for a book of this importance, Blurb is the best (and only) choice. Although slightly more complicated to use, the quality of the book far exceeds that of the competition. In fact Blurb is actually the go to publisher for many professionals creating artistic portfolios and coffee table books and not just us wannabe’s :). Here are a few ideas on how to craft the most creative “Will You Marry Me?” chronicle. Remember – to do it right, all good ideas take time to both plan out and to execute well but for a project like this it is definitely time well spent!
- Create a beautiful photo essay of your relationship. Include photos of where you met, special pieces from your first date, scenes from your favorite events. Use the pictures to tell a silent story of your love and then complete this happy ending with a picture of you and a sign asking for her hand.
- Write a children’s book where the main characters are you and your beloved. Print the book with Blurb, then have it put onto the shelves at your local library. Take her on a reading date and “stumble” across the book. (Just remind her that you’re in the library and she’ll have to tone down those shrieks of joy.)
- Is your beloved a foodie? Make her a Blurb cookbook of love! Ask your family and friends for their favorite recipes and put them together into one book, complete with pictures. Add in your own recipe of love with ingredients that include moments from your courtship. Just be sure that when the relationship is fully baked, you ask about the final course – a lifetime of sweet memories.
Blurb loves helping people to publish their dreams and right now they are offering two special deals to get your proposal in print. Save 15% on all purchases by using promo code: AUGUST15 at checkout. Save 25% on print book orders of $75+ on 1st purchase only, when you use promo code: TRYOUT at checkout. Both of these offers expire on August 25, 2014, so don’t wait to publish the most important question ever put into print.
Shaped like the sweet French cookie, the pastel Macaron Limoge trinket boxes delight as a party favor or unique gift. Each tiny treat box opens up and closes with an ornate gold clasp and hinge, creating a small, enclosed space to store jewelry, love notes and other treasures. The ceramic containers are available in rose, light pink, peach, light lavender, light yellow and pistachio. Sold individually or in a set of 12.
Not quite ready to spring for diamonds – check out this great assortment of a reasonably priced options that will still wow. We particularly like the Gorjana Amore Gold Necklace and any earrings in pink!
No sweetheart this year – don’t despair — show your gal pals and loved ones just how much you care!