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Bridesmaid Gifts - It's Their Day Too!

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Jul 27, 2014 7:11:01 PM

bridesmaid_gifts personalized giftsBridesmaid gifts are especially important because you have asked the bridesmaids to share your day, and this will be an acknowledgement of your friendship.

Each wedding has its own flavor, and you have already made decisions about what yours will be like. Your bridesmaid gifts will reflect that image, too, while retaining a glimpse of their individual personalities. 

Let's say you have a healthy budget, and a lot of bridesmaids. You might want to give everybody a similar gift, such as a beach bag, (perhaps filled with soaps and fragrances) and then add something more individualized that will reflect the intimacy and the separate levels of commitment that they have made to your wedding.

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Topics: Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts, Personalized Gifts, Bridesmaids, Personalized Gift Ideas

Personalized Gifts Make Unique Wedding Presents

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Jul 11, 2014 11:13:54 AM

Personalized Gifts Make Unique Wedding PresentsPersonalized gifts make the most Unique Wedding Presents and are also deeply appreciated by any bride and groom. There are several things that you can do to help your next wedding couple remember your gift above all the others.

Put together a basket. Figure out the bride's color scheme in the new home (usually brides love to talk about future decorating plans so this should not be hard!), and start creating a basket with that theme.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts

Etsy The Best Thing that Could Happen to Your Wedding Planning Efforts

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Jun 27, 2014 12:01:00 PM

wedding_-Summer-Wedding - wedding planning, wedding planners, EtsyHave you discovered Etsy yet! Originally started as a site to sell handmade arts and crafts items, it has grown to be so much more! Now Etsy is an online  shopping destination that is home to everything from best friend bracelets and infinity scarves to antique tea cups and colorful hobo bags, Etsy appears to have everything and anything you could ever want, while still staying true to its origins, lots of handcrafted products for sale by the artisans who so lovingly and artfully practice their crafts.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts, Wedding Gift Ideas, Bridal Shower, Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaid Dresses, Wedding Favors, Groomsmen

16 Helpful Tips for Finding the Perfect Bridesmaid Dresses

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May 19, 2014 4:23:00 PM

  1. purple-bridesmaid-dresses tiprs for finding the perfect bridesmaid dressesMatch the wedding dress without outshining it. Make the dresses a similar style, but more plain and simple.
  2. Don’t limit yourself to bridal stores. You just might find the perfect dresses at a prom store or a department store, or even online.
  3. Don’t even look at dresses outside the price range. It just creates problems. If you are paying for them yourself, don’t let your bridesmaids talk you into extravagant dresses. If your bridesmaids are pitching in, keep in mind their limited budgets, too.
  4. If the maid of honor has a different dress
  5. Keep in mind the different body types. Some dresses work better with bustier bridesmaids, while some work better with the long and thin girls. Look for dresses that will be flattering on all of your bridesmaids.
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Topics: Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts, Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridesmaid Gifts on a Budget!

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Apr 7, 2014 9:38:17 AM

Unique Gift Ideas for Bridesmaids, wedding favors, Brides, Bridal PartyYou've made it through the difficult part of planning a wedding: meeting the future in-laws, deciding on a color scheme and staying on budget. Before you can say your "I do's" though, you will need to get your bridesmaid gifts. Around this time, you have probably used nearly all of the cash you have saved for your big day, but don't worry! We are your guides to the perfect gifts without the crack in the piggy bank.  

1. Skip the silver bracelets and stick with something fun and colorful like a honeycomb card case!  They are absolutely irresistible and come in nearly every color! At $24 a pop, you'll see why we love these buzz-worthy cases. (

2. For the working girl with flair, deco spheres are the perfect gift! Coming in at $35 each, you'll brighten your girls' days without loathing the price. (

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Topics: Bar Soaps, Bridesmaid Gifts, bathroom decor, Gift Ideas, Wedding Gift Ideas

Wedding Gifts - Unique and Creative Ideas!

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Mar 31, 2014 4:40:00 PM

unique and creative gift ideas for weddingsIn the seas of wedding gifts that wedding couples are bound to get, how will yours stack up? Is it going to be ho-hum, run-of-the-mill and as-expected or will yours make a lasting impression? If you’re looking for ways to make a splash with your gift, and it doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive, a little creativity may just do the trick. Here are some creative wedding gifts to consider:

Personalized Towels

What better way to remind the newlyweds of starting their lives together than personalized bath towels. Whether it’s embossed with a monogram or names or embellished with graphic or custom logo, personalized towels are thoughtful tokens that will be greatly appreciated.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts, Gift Ideas, Wedding Gift Ideas

Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas – Personalized Gifts with a Touch of Luxury

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Jan 10, 2014 2:34:00 PM

beach-wedding-moment-hd-desktop-wallpaperShopping for bridesmaids gifts can be a special experience for a bride-to-be.  The bridesmaid favors allow the bride a very special opportunity to show how much she appreciates her girlfriends and how grateful she is to be sharing this special day with them!

A heartfelt, thoughtful gift can make all the difference in the world and a personalized gift shows you care all the more. Why not indulge your bridesmaids with personalized engraved scented soaps and candles from our extensive collection at New Hope Soap.

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Topics: Bar Soaps, Fragrances, Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts

Best Bridesmaid Gifts for 2014 Come with a Personal Touch

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Dec 27, 2013 11:47:00 AM

When it comes to bridesmaid gifts, some of the most well received are personalized items like engraved jewelry, a personalized robe, beauty products, scented soaps, and candles. Adding that personal touch to your bridesmaids’ gifts shows then that the gifts come from your heart, and shows your girlfriends how much they mean to you and how much you love and appreciate them for being by your side on your wedding day! Here are some ideas for personalized gifts for your bridesmaids:

lavender_wedding wedding color trends for 2014For the Love of Lavender

Lavender and other shades of purple are on the list of top wedding color trend predictions for 2014. With that in mind, you may want to surprise your bridesmaids with our 6.5 ounce signature bars of Lavender Mist soap and a matching jar candle.

The signature bars are triple milled, which means that they’ll provide a luxurious lather and last a long time. They’ll also smell amazing. The candle, on the other hand, is made with a white soy blend, cotton wick, lavender and bergamot scents. So you can count on it to burn evenly and retain its fragrance for a long time too.  

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Topics: Lavender,, Bar Soaps, Fragrances, Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts

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