The date is nearing, the chapel is booked, caterer is set, and the bridal party has been chosen. Hopefully you’ve stuck to your budget.
Many brides are now looking for a personal touch to add to their wedding celebrations by having custom and handmade details, as a way to show your own personal touch. Perhaps you’ve been DIYing some decorations, but trust me, you don’t want to be hot-gluing things the day before the wedding! The most important thing you can do is to have everything completed for your wedding day several weeks in advance, and to plan everything so your wedding day is stress free from last minute details! If you’re running out of time and want to get some handmade items, do a search on Etsy.com for one of a kind handcrafted decorations to purchase for a one of a kind statement. A few custom ideas are:
engraved or hand painted votive holders:
BrassPaperclip adapts vintage doilies into baskets:
Or have her carry a pomander by EverythingButTheRing!
Here’s a classic one from foreveryoursflowers:
ring bearer pillows:
EasterYu‘s dear ones with birdies
Sophisticated silk one by ShopBub
Another fresh option from tinarie21
custom ones by tikiarnold
Whimsical topper by simplysweetbydawn
melabo‘s artistic squirrel and groom topper
Don’t forget the pesky “something blue”:
earrings by JenniferRydinDesigns
Having personalized bridal party gifts can show your bridesmaids and groomsmen that their support is truly appreciated. A few of the most common gifts include personalized watches, jewelry, flasks, and money clips. Some more original ideas include such things as one of a kind gifts suited for the individual; you can use Alchemy for custom orders. Here’s an article with some tips for groomsmen gifts, and also this post about bridesmaid gifts.
Have a fabulous wedding day!!