Post # 17
@MrsRose: I got a BBB gift card at my shower and I think I might use it to buy these awesome tumblers for the girls. I know the gift was for me and so I feel alittle guilty spending it on my girls because it is kind of like regifting. But money is money right?? It is going to come out of my pocket anyway.
Post # 18
Uh, story of my life! I have 4 bridesmaids and my Maid/Matron of Honor (my lil’ sister)
I have already purchased:
– Unique bracelets for each bridesmaid
– Tiffany necklace for Maid/Matron of Honor
– Plastic bridal party tumblers with straws
– Pashminas with their initials embroidered on them
Still to be purchased:
– Vera Bradley tote bags for each
– Ballet flats for each
– Make-up bags with emergency essentials
I’m spending a ton on them, but they are my besties and I couldn’t imagine the big day without them!
Post # 19
I’ve posted this elsewhere as well, but I got my Bridesmaid or Best Man personalized totes from Zazzle.com, and I bought flip-flops at Old Navy that I wrapped ribbon around and put fabric flowers and jewels on, I bought champagne flutes and glittered them up, made them each a piece of jewelry to wear for the wedding, made them each a hanger with their name, and bought them all a figurine from willow tree, with special meaning for each of them and am writing them each a letter to go with it. 3 of my 5 BMs are my sisters, so I had to do something special! 🙂
Post # 20
@Frazis: How did you glitter up your flutes? I wanted to do something like that. ALso, I forgot I have like a ten dollar credit for zazzle!
Post # 21
@Firinne: If you’re looking for totes, the ones I ordered from Zazzle were less that $10 a piece! and they turned out great!! I also ended up sewing a little cloth flower to each one (pic is obviously before flower). I glittered my champagne flutes with Martha Stewart glitter paint…and then once they were dry I baked them in the oven for half an hour and they’re apparently dishwasher safe now! lol I guess we’ll find out…http://somethingturquoise.com/2011/10/21/diy-glam-champagne-glasses/
I forgot to take pics of the champagne flutes just by themselves, but here they are in the oven! I also did some wine glasses, and one of my Bridesmaid or Best Man LOOOOVES beer, so I did a beer mug for her! They turned out great!!
Post # 22
@Frazis: That is awesome!!!!!!!!! Got to do it now. 🙂 I do already have totes for them that i got off of orientaltrading. Not monogrammed but nice. I was going to use a spencil to paint on the letter of their name to the tote’s I bought.
I also saw some descent totes at dollar store actually. Don’t say bridesmaid or anything on it, but could easily be turned into one.
Post # 23
@Frazis: stealing that champagne flute idea!!
also, this thread has given me some great ideas and I am rethinking my gifts!
Post # 24
I understand the pull to dote on your bridesmaids a little. Are any of your bridesmaids coming from out of town? Several of mine are. One of the main things I had to keep in mind before I started going crazy and buying everything in sight was the fact that whatever I buy, they have to cram into their bags and take onto a plane.
Post # 25
SOOOOOO… I couldn’t stop myself! Last night I had to go to BBB and get the tumblers and also some nice hangers to do some personalization on.
Easy hanger personalizing I saw this week: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/diy-monogrammed-hangers-1
Plus while checking out they had these owl shaped lip gloss that are just too cute!!! And go with our fall theme, so I had to add them as well. 🙂
Now I think I am done. I swear!
Post # 26
I can’t stop buying things! Each of my 5 BMs and my Maid/Matron of Honor are getting:
A chevron tote from Etsy
A sequined makeup bag with wedding-day emergency kit
Hot pink or turquoise pashmina
Glittery champagne flutes
My junior Bridesmaid or Best Man is getting a necklace instead of the champagne flutes, and my Maid/Matron of Honor is getting the Kate Spade bridesmaid bangle.
I HOPE I’m done, but I keep thinking of other things to put in the emergency kit! I really want to get them all matching sunglasses, but my funds are running super low.
Post # 27
I can’t stop either!!! Glad(?) to see I’m not alone! LOL! 🙂