Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

Happy Tuesday!

I've been neglecting the Daily Days as of late and I am blaming it on the weather and the weather only! The FIN and I have been super busy with wedding plans and making arrangements for the next few months. We are going to get SCUBA certified at the end of this month and I am getting really excited. I will be sure to document the water training as best as possible. We are also scheduled to take dance lessons which I am SO excited about. I took dance for over 13 years and I am so so glad that the FIN is being a trooper and wanting to learn for the reception. We have TONS going on in the next few weeks and time is ticking away to June 25th.

After becoming engaged one of the first things that I crossed off of my list was asking my dearest friends to be Bridesmaids and share in our special day. All of the Bridesmaids are girls that I feel I have a close personal connection with and I have shared wonderful memories with each of them. To show them how much I care for each of them and how special they all are I sent each of them a "Will You Be My Bridesmaid" box.

The BM bag is really an organic lunch basket from Target. 
It was the perfect size for the items inside.

Bridesmaid Invite in the color scheme of the wedding... 
The card says it ALL. Courtesy of Mary Ellen at Mostly MEllen

Personalized M&Ms in the color scheme of the wedding...

Yes, those are our faces on the M&Ms....
 Our initials and wedding date are also were screened on the candy!

I LOVE Lilly Pulitizer, and I thought a nice springy 
water bottle/coffee mug would be a nice addition to any collection!

**Let the photo montage of the BM's begin**
MOH: Mallory
BM: Emmy
BM: Caitlin
BM: Catherine
BM: Ashley
BM: Courtney 
(family picture in Dallas last April, please ignore the mess on the table)

I also included my flower girl, Anna Laura with the pre-wedding garb. Even though she is only four I wanted her to feel included.  I sent her the card below along with something more age appropriate. I would hate to give her chocolate and have running around like a wild child and she doesn't work out or drink coffee so I had to be creative!

Flower Girl Invite...

Ms. Peony (wedding flowers that we chose) from Build-A-Bear...
Yes, I stuffed the bear and helped dress/name her...

This weekend we (my Aunt Juli and Aunt Brenda) were able to scout out a few places for the BM's Luncheon. I am so thrilled that we found a place and I am so excited for everyone to be together in a relaxed setting before the wedding. I can't believe how fast things are passing and soon MKH will be MHG. 

I hope everyone has had a great start to the week, and at least tomorrow is Wednesday!

Its halftime at the CATS are currently beating UT (Tennessee)!


Annie said...

Super cute ideas! If you don't mind, I'm filing your post away in my wedding folder! ;)

Jessica said...

I love your bridesmaid bags! too cute!
I have always thought I would get personalized M&M's for my wedding..WHENEVER that may be haha I think they are so fun...especially the ones with your faces on them!
This is definitely the season for wedding planning (I'm in two this July)

AtlYankeeBelle said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE! so cute!

Anonymous said...

I used Mary Ellen's bridesmaid invite to ask my girls too! She is the best. Good luck with all your planning!

JMB said...

Awesome gifts!! I am sure they all loved them!! I esp love the Lilly water bottle.

JMB said...

Awesome gifts!! I am sure they all loved them!! I esp love the Lilly water bottle.

Christina said...

That's so sweet! I love the water bottle!!

I am SCUBA certified and I love it! I'm sure you'll have a great time with it :)

Arthur Murray said...

What a sweet idea! I love it!

Joy D @ A Glass Act said...

Yay for your wedding planning!!! My FAVORITE part of my wedding was my bridesmaids, I wish they all lived in Lexington. Best Wishes and enjoy!!!