Jewelry gifts for the wedding party are a much-loved tradition. And there are inexpensive options. Earrings, necklaces, and bracelets are typical. And I’ve included some. But what, exactly, is jewelry? For purposes of this discussion, it’s pretty much any piece of bling you keep nearby throughout the day. So, keep that definition in mind here as you discover these 12 affordable wedding party gift jewelry wedding ideas for the gang who is helping you get hitched. Inexpensive “Jewelry” for the Groomsmen and Dads Watches, keychains, tie bars, and cufflinks all qualify as jewelry in my book. The guys’ version of […]
One of the first considerations, when you begin planning a wedding, is the bridesmaids. Questions arising along the way, after the obvious “Who will they be?” are “What thank you gifts will I give,” and “What are we going to be doing as a group?” Here are some bridesmaids ideas for the bride from start to finish. Before delving into detailed gift ideas, think for a moment about what you’d like to do for the bridesmaids. How elaborate you get will depend on your time, budget, and preferences. Here are a few ways you can show appreciation to the maids […]
We are each individuals and should show it on our wedding day. It is certainly okay, of course, to go with an all-traditional wedding, but many these days want to express their uniqueness with nontraditional details. Here I share 24 products that can bring out your individuality on the big day. I have become more of an Etsy fan over the past several months, and when I saw their #DifferenceMakesUs campaign, that clinched it as my current favorite website. As rhetoric against and bashing of certain ethnicities; religious groups; and people who are generally different threatens to take over our society, […]
Typically, the bride and bridesmaids’ jewelry ensembles are made up of a necklace and earrings, but they can also include brooches and bracelets or cuffs, depending on the formality of the wedding, how elaborate the dresses are, and the bride’s preferences. In any case, there are several ways to match the cost to your budget. Bride’s Jewelry 1. Make the jewelry “something borrowed.” One way to slash bridal jewelry from the budget is to borrow it. If someone you know already owns a piece you love, and if it works with your wedding dress and hairstyle, borrow it to wear on […]
The registry you use can actually earn you more than only the gifts you receive. Some offer free merchandise and other perks. Most give you a one-time 10% off after the wedding, but if that’s all they offer, you can do better. A few actually give you free merchandise based on how much your guests purchase plus extra product bonuses. Here are the registries that currently have the most generous registry policies. All info is as of this writing. Obviously, details are subject to change over time: Kohls This may well be the most lucrative registry in terms of perks. […]
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From My Online Wedding Help Publisher Bobette Kyle: I recently met a wonderfully multi-talented woman who, by coincidence, lives very near me in a St. Louis suburb. Deborah Weltman publishes a deck of nifty cards designed to “guide and bless your day” by asking “What if…” A wedding, of course, is the beginning of a new universe of what ifs–not only in the couple’s lives, but in their families’ lives as well. Here is one of her card. It is especially applicable to a couple as they embark on their new lives. Here’s Deborah… The “What If…?” Cards provide an alternative […]
There are several nice pieces of jewelry you can get for $30-$50-ish at Ice through the end of August. Click here, and automatically get $20 off jewelry plus free shipping. Or, shop the rings, necklaces, and earrings below and use code S20AU at checkout. Click here to see all current offers from Ice. Sterling Silver, Diamond, 9-10 mm Cultured Pearl Pendant with Chain. $55 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 4 3/8 Carat Amethyst, White Topaz Ring. $35 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 1 Carat Tanzanite, and Iolite Ring. $30 (after $20 off) 14K Yellow Gold and White Crystal Earrings $40 […]
An upscale brand name department store we are not allowed to name has a well kept secret: their own bridal suite stocked with over 1,800 beautifully-crafted gowns and accessories for everyone in the bridal party, including: Brides: wedding dresses, reception dresses, shoes, jewelry, clutches & accessories Bridesmaids & Mothers: dresses, shoes, jewelry, clutches & accessories Flower Girls: dresses, shoes & accessories Groom & Men: suits, shoes, shirts, ties & accessories Ringbearers: attire & shoes Find out which department store this is, plus current offers, here.