Design Your Own: New Ideas for Weddings
As you know by now, cookie-cutter solutions don’t really cut it for us at The Succulent Wife. We always prefer to do things a wee bit differently. So, though weddings are not our usual focus, we simply couldn’t pass on sharing these fun and creative Design-Your-Own-Wedding related products and services.
It’s so much more creative and fulfilling to add one’s own personal twist to such a momentus event.
Are you planning your own or someone else’s wedding? Dig into these fun ideas to make a wedding all that much more personal…
Design your Own..
|Engagement Ring and Wedding Bands – Customize together the perfect engagement ring and wedding bands that will symbolize your love for each other. The possibilities are endless with the rainbow of gemstones and precious metals to choose from. Buy from Gemvara.com.|
|Invitations – Bloomin Wedding offers a complete line of eco-wedding invitations that are infused with perennial wildflower seeds. Each are hand crafted from recycled material that can be planted directly in the garden. Every year your guest’s garden will flourish and bring back memories of your special day. Go to Bloomin Wedding to order.|
|Postage Stamps - Create your own standard US Mail postage stamp from Zazzle. Simply upload your engagement photo, add a text and mail your invitations with this personal touch. This envelope is certain to be opened first.|
|Bridesmaid Dresses - Design your own bridesmaid dresses. Coco Myles is an online site that allows the bride-to-be to choose the color theme, fabric and certain details for her bridesmaids. The bridesmaids can then choose the perfect style and size that best matches their bodytypes and taste. All the dresses are then custom made and take approximately five weeks to produce.|
|The Shoes – Milk and Honey enables you to design your own and anyone else’s in your party with the perfect pair of shoes that best matches their taste. Pick the right toe shape, heel height, style, texture and color to suit your individual bridesmaid’s needs. Start here to get inspired.|
|Jewelry – The dress and shoes are ordered. Now for the final touches. Design your own jewelry accessories to complement your wedding dress, the bridesmaids and don’t forget the mother-in-laws-to-be. Visit Sheyna.com and Gem Kitty to start designing necklaces, earrings and bracelets to suit your taste and color theme.|
|Personal Wine – Design your own wine labels for the special occasion with Personal Wine. The possibilities on endless. Upload your photo, add a date and design the label in your wedding day’s color scheme and style. Plus, Personal Wine can supply all the wine for your special day in bulk. Check out PersonalWine.com.|
|Flower Arrangements - We have mentioned The Flower Budi before to create your own flower arrangements. You need not tell anyone that the elaborate arrangements were not designed by a professional floral designer. Buy this As Seen On TV product here for $39.95.|
|DECO Clay Flower Arrangements – Create your own very unique, color-coordinated AND everlasting boutonnières, bouquets and favors with soft molding clay that look like the real thing. Check out DECO Clay Craft Academy to order a DVD and products.|
|Cake Topper – We are big fans of Nicole W Clark as we mentioned in a previous article. Top the wedding cake with a five inch polymer clay figurines of a version of the happy couple in their wedding attire. Adorable keepsake. Check out her website at NicoleWong.com for ordering information.|
|The Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Party and Reception - Party City has a complete line of wedding favors and decorations that can be shopped by color, trend or wedding location. Party City can accessorize AND personalize your entire wedding with high end favors to match any theme you can dream of.|
Stay tuned for our follow up post this week on fun wedding party add-ons and ideas.