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Bachelorette Party Gift Ideas

Bachelorette Party Gift Ideas

We're onto our final segment in the wedding gift series: The Bachelorette Party! 

Last week we talked about how gifting for all the occasions before the wedding can be a bit confusing since there's no registry or specific guidelines. Occasions like the bridal shower, engagement party, and bachelorette party all require a different type of gift and having a guideline just makes things so much easier!

We already talked about the best gift ideas for the Engagement Party and the Bridal Shower, so let's move on to the Bachelorette Party!

What do you gift for the Bachelorette Party? Something fun, something sexy, and something to make her laugh.

Here are our top 10 gift ideas for gifting at a Bachelorette Party:

1. VS Gift Card

photo by: Victoria's Secret 

Every bride wants some sexy lingerie for her honeymoon and the bachelorette party is the perfect time to gift this! Don't know her size? Get her a cute Victoria's Secret Gift Card (this one is an e-gift card but they have a super cute kisses one that can be mailed to you!) She'll be able to pick out the type of lingerie she likes and one that fits her perfectly!

2. Lace Robe

photo by: BHLDN

This beautiful lace robe from BHLDN is the perfect gift for the traditional bride who isn't too into super sexy lingerie! Its classic and sweet, but still totally perfect for her honeymoon. It's so much better than gifting lingerie since you just need to know whether she might be S, M, L and not her actual bra size. She'll love all of the lace details and the blush satin sash.

3. Cocktail Shaker

photo by: Kate Spade New York

Want to help the bride keep the party going when every leaves? Gift her this beautiful gold dot cocktail shaker by Kate Spade! She'll totally flip at how insta-worthy her future cocktails will be with this shaker next to her glasses!

Having an at-home bachelorette party? Break out the cocktail shaker now! She'll totally love getting to use her gift immediately!

4. Massage Oil Candle

photo by: Pure Romance

This Burning Desire Candle is so fun and so perfect as a low-budget bachelorette party gift! This candle turns into massage oil and even has a clever lip to help you pour...and you can write on it in chalk!! What?! I know, right? So many cool features! She'll be so excited to try this out with her new hubby on their honeymoon.

5. Bridal Boudoir Photo Session

photo by: Juliet Young

If the bride loves to get a little sexy, pitch in together with several girls and gift the bride a bridal boudoir session! She'll get to take gorgeous pictures for her hubby to be and will love having this luxury for years to come!

Some photographers may not advertise that they do bridal boudoir sessions as their clients want to keep photos completely private. So, if you're looking for a photographer in your area and see one you like, just contact them and ask!

6. Relax & Unwind Box

photo by: Along Came A Box

After the night's festivities at her bachelorette party, the bride will surely be looking forward to relaxing the next day. Help her out with a gorgeous teal box filled with gifts to help her indulge in some self care the next day! The Relax & Unwind Box comes with items like a detox face mask, intense moisture body cream, bath soaks or scrubs, and a mug (to fill with lots and lots of coffee!), all so so perfect for a detox day after the bachelorette party!

Want an instant $10 off any box? Just sign up for the newsletter here and get a discount code emailed straight to your inbox! 

7. Himalayan Salt Shooters

photo by: BHLDN

If the bride's favorite liquor is tequila, you totally have to gift her these gorgeous blush himalayan salt shooters! How fun would it be to have tequila shots out of these at the bachelorette party?? Make sure to buy enough for every girl to have her own!

8. Best Party Ever Frame

photo by: Francesca's 

Looking for a super budget-friendly gift? This "Best Party Ever" frame is only $16 and totally describes the fun night to come! She'll love having a keepsake of her bachelorette party!

9. Bridal Garter

photo by: Nordstrom

These gorgeous bridal garter belts are from Nordstrom and are so, so pretty! They'd be the perfect gift that's a little bit sexy, but totally classy at the same time! The bride will love that you thought of this little detail for her!

10. Couple's Massage

photo by: Hoboken Spa

Gift the bride a couple's massage that her and the hubby can use before the wedding! Wedding planning can be insanely stressful and she'll so appreciate getting a chance to have a couple's massage before the big day! This totally counts as a fun, sexy gift for the bachelorette party!

And that completes our list!

Which of the gifts are you loving the most? What was your favorite gift you received at your bachelorette party? Comment below! 

 

Engagement Party Gift Ideas

Engagement Party Gift Ideas

We're continuing with our 3-part wedding occasions gift series! Last week we talked about how gifting for all the occasions before the wedding can be a bit confusing since there's no registry or specific guidelines. Occasions like the bridal shower, engagement party, and bachelorette party all require a different type of gift and having a guideline just makes things so much easier!

So, we've totally got you covered! We already discussed what to gift at a bridal shower and today we're talking all about engagement party gift ideas!

So what do you gift the happy couple for their engagement party? Something to help them celebrate, something that represents their love, and something to help them plan for the upcoming festivities!

Here's a list of our top 8 favorite gifts ideas, all of which are heartfelt, thoughtful, and most importantly unique!

1. The Couples Box

photo by: Along Came a Box

This gorgeous teal box allows you to send a day of presents to the couple, meaning they can open up a gift all morning long from 9 am to 12 pm! It's such a wonderful experience for them to have together being newly engaged and it's so much fun! The gifts are all handmade by American Small Businesses and are thoughtfully curated with the happy couple in mind!

Inside The Couple's Box you'll find a bottle of Champagne Bubble Bath, a Love Sequinned Pillow Cover, two Cheers Stemless Champagne Flutes, and a beautiful coral handmade ring dish for her new ring!

Can't make it to their engagement party? This is the best gift to send! No shopping for a gift, putting it together, and trying to fight the lines at the post office. Simply order the box and sit back & relax as you get all of the credit for sending them the best gift at the engagement party you couldn't even attend!

Want an instant $10 off any box? Just sign up for the newsletter here and get a discount code emailed straight to your inbox! 

2. Wedding Planning Book

photo by: Lucy Sui SF

I absolutely love my wedding planning book from Lucy Sui! It's not only a gorgeous teal color, which you all know I'm partial to, but it's so amazing for organizing all of your ideas! There's also sections to write down how your fiance proposed and what your current "favorites" are so it's also a wonderful keepsake to reflect back on!

This gift set comes with "His" and "Hers" mugs, which are so perfect for sitting down and planning together. I can't tell you how many weekends we sat down at the computer searching for venues for hours and each time we both had to have a coffee, so these mugs would've been so, so perfect! Definitely spring for the gift set, the couple will be so insanely happy ;)

3. Handmade Ring Dish

photo by: Susan Gordon Pottery

This gorgeous blush ring dish is handmade in Birmingham, Alabama by Susan Gordon Pottery. This would be so perfect to place the bride-to-be's new ring in and a lovely addition to their home. The sweetest thing about this ring dish, is that you're able to personalize it with the couple's initials, which makes this such a thoughtful and personal engagement gift idea!

The ring dish also comes in 7 other colors including white, light gray, dark gray, mint, light blue, midnight blue, and blush.

4. Spa Gift Basket

photo by: Along Came A Box

Create a celebratory spa gift basket with gifts from Spa Thyme! She has fun gifts like the Champagne Bubble Bath pictured above, a mimosa body scrub, and a heart shaped passion guava soap! Just hop on over to her shop to see all of her lovely gifts, place an order, and create your own gift basket!

Need to find a gift basket? Head to your local Michaels, Hobby Lobby, or Target. Consider adding additional gifts to the basket like a loofah, real Champagne and stemware, and even some luxurious robes. Hey, wedding planning is extremely stressful and the couple will be so happy to draw a hot bath and unwind in the coming months!

5. Anything from Brinny K Design

photo by: Along Came a Box

Seriously anything you get from Brinny K Design the bride will absolutely love! These mugs are not only so insanely cute and cheeky, but they honestly give a whole other boost to getting to say your engaged and...they're totally trending on Instagram. It's like a thing: you get engaged, you need a mug! Not even kidding here guys!

Brin not only offers engagement mugs, but also stemless champagne flutes, wine glasses, tumblers, and ring dishes! Just hop on over here to visit her shop!

6. Engagement Photo Session

 photo by: Karly Richardson

Surprise the couple with a beautiful engagement photo shoot session! They'll be so so happy to have the opportunity to take photos while the wonderful feeling of the proposal and the engagement is still so new without having to stress and find a photographer right away!

Karly Richardson takes absolutely stunning wedding photos and also does engagement sessions! She's the sweetest, kindest person, and is so easy to communicate with! She's located in South Carolina, so if you're anywhere in the south you totally have to start up a conversation with her!

7. Bridal Magazines

photo by: Along Came a Box

Gift the couple a beautiful stack of wedding magazines all tied up with a silk ribbon! They'll so appreciate being able to cozy up together on the couch and flip through magazines instead of trying to look at a computer monitor together! Plus it makes creating a collage, inspiration board, and scrapbook so much easier and way more fun!

Want to add more to the gift? Consider a lovely bottle of champagne and champagne flutes or coffee mugs and local coffee beans!

8. Wooden Keepsake Box

photo by: Host & Toast Studio

Gift the happy couple a beautiful wooden keepsake box for their engagement party! This walnut photo box by Host & Toast Studios is a handmade solid wood box with laser custom engraving. The couple can add photos of them before, during, and after the wedding adding to it as life goes on. It's the perfect personal gift for a couple who carries traditions and heirlooms close to their heart!

And that completes our list!

Which of the gifts are you loving the most? What was your favorite gift you received at your engagement party? Comment below! 

What to gift for a Bridal Shower

What to gift for a Bridal Shower

What do you gift a bride for her bridal shower? Gifting seems easy when we think of what to buy as a wedding present. Just pick something off of their registry that's in your budget, right? But the other wonderful celebrations that occur before a wedding can be a little bit hard to figure out. So, to help sort out any confusion on what to gift and when, we've set aside the next three blog posts to address each of those other wedding occasions and the best gifting ideas for each.

So, what do you gift a bride for her bridal shower? The answer is simple. Something beautiful, something heartfelt, and something she'll cherish forever.

Here are our top 10 favorite bridal shower gift ideas:

1. Bridal Photo Session

photo by: Laura Foote

A completely unique and heartfelt gift to give would be a bridal or bridal boudoir photo session, completely paid for, completely arranged with all the details sorted out. Sometimes a bridal or bridal boudoir session may have been out of budget for the bride, something she didn't have time to think about, or something that just simply got put on the back burner. Paying for and arranging a location and date for the overwhelmed bride-to-be would be such a wonderful heartfelt gift that would keep giving for years to come as she pours over her wedding album year after year.

Some photographers may not advertise that they do bridal boudoir sessions as their clients want to keep photos completely private. So, if you're looking for a photographer in your area and see one you like, just contact them and ask!

If you happen to live in Florida then you'll definitely want to check out Laura Foote. She takes absolutely stunning photography and offers both bridal and bridal boudoir sessions. And if you're not in Florida? You can still totally reach out to her, because she travels worldwide!

2. A custom wooden sign

photo by: Elisa Anne Calligraphy

Order a beautiful custom wooden sign with her new name on it and their wedding year. She'll love being able to hang this in their home as a wonderful heartfelt keepsake that she'll cherish forever. 

Not sure about the last name? You can always go with a custom quote, a favorite saying of theirs, or simply their wedding date.

You can purchase custom wooden signs from Elisa Anne Calligraphy who does all of the beautiful writing you see in the sign above. Look at some of her work here or click here to fill out the form for your custom wooden sign.

3. The Bride Box

photo by: Along Came A Box

Want to gift the bride an entire day of presents? Gift her The Bride Box, where she can open up a gift every hour of the day. All of the gifts are feminine, sweet, and perfect for celebrating her big day! Have her save the box for her wedding day so she has something to open every hour even at 9 am in the morning, truly making it her most memorable day yet, or have her start opening up presents right then and there! She'll be so excited to see that she can continue opening up her gifts the day after her bridal shower too!

Can't make it to the bridal shower? This is the perfect gift to send! You'll be there, celebrating with her in spirit, every hour of the day as she opens up each and every gift! You'll have the best gift at the bridal shower, even when you're not there!

Want an instant $10 off any box? Just sign up for the newsletter here and get a discount code emailed straight to your inbox! 

4. Coffee or Tea Spa Set

photo by: Spa Thyme 

If your budget is a little tight, but you're still wanting to gift something unique and meaningful, these little coffee gift sets are just for you! Spa Thyme creates gourmet food for your body, which means all of her products are inspired by food (coffee for this one) and they have all natural ingredients that are so beneficial and feel great on your body! This little coffee set represents the sugar, cream, and coffee that all come together in your morning coffee mug! There's a Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub, a Creme Milk Bath, and a Gourmet Coffee Lip Scrub. Totally perfect for the coffee obsessed bride!

So, the bride's not a coffee lover? No worries, Spa Thyme has another one just for tea lovers! The Tea Gift Set comes with a Lemon Sugar Body Scrub, Green Tea Bath Oil, and Sweet Honey Lip Scrub. The perfect budget friendly gift for a tea loving bride!

5. Wedding State Sign

photo by: Lovely Retro Renos

I love the idea of this beautiful wooden state sign as a gift for a bridal shower! We're actually having our wedding outside of our home state, so having that memory to keep in our home and have with us forever would be so meaningful.

Lovely Retro Renos has wooden signs of every state and you can pick the design you'd like painted on it, which is makes it such a personal gift! The signs can be hung on a wall or positioned on a shelf, either of which would look absolutely stunning. 

6. Throw the Bridal Shower

photo by: Bridal Guide

Are you really great at event planning and love hosting parties? Offer to throw the Bridal Shower yourself! The bride will be so so appreciative and throwing the party yourself allows you to add tons of personal touches to the event.

Looking for some inspiration on Bridal Shower themes, decor, menu ideas, and invitations? Check out Bridal Guide for pinterest-worthy inspiration!

7. 22k Gold Candle

photo by: Simply Curated

Gift the bride the most luxurious candle she's ever received, a 22k Gold Soy Candle! The Cocktail Collection by Simply Curated includes 8 soy candles poured into 12 oz. rocks glasses, screenprinted with 22k gold. Talk about luxurious!

Their scents include Guava Fig, Oakmoss + Leather, Grapefruit + Bergamont, Coconut Shea, Sage + Cedar, Cucumber Sweetgrass, Vanilla Lavender, and Smoke + Embers. 

8. Wooden Recipe Box

photo by: Belle & Union Co.

Start a wonderful new tradition by gifting the bride her own wooden recipe box! She'll be able to write down her family recipes, his family recipes, add recipes that the two of them make over the years, and pass it down to their child for them to continue to add to the box. This is the perfect gift for the bride who loves cooking, values family, and traditions. It's actually something I'm asking my mother, mother-in-law and grandmother to do for our wedding gift!

9. Handmade Monogram Necklace

photo by: Susan Gordon Pottery

This beautiful handmade initial necklace is the perfect delicate, personal gift to give at a bridal shower. They are glazed in a high fire glaze and then are fired a third time with 18k gold luster over-glaze. You can even add three monogram's to a necklace, think her first initial, his first initial, and her new last name initial. She'll be in love with a necklace that she can wear everyday reminding her of their wedding and the love of her life!

10. Calligraphy Wedding Vows

photo by: Angela Davidson Design

Looking for something last minute but is still totally personal? Gift the bride with an Etsy gift card inside some beautiful stationery, explaining that the gift card is meant to purchase beautiful custom wedding calligraphy vows to hang in their new home together! It'll be a beautiful keepsake for years to come and it's so easy for you to bring together for a last minute gift!

Which of the gifts are you loving the most? What was your favorite gift you received at your bridal shower? Comment below! 

main photo taken by laura foote