Thursday, October 16, 2014

Our Wedding: Bridesmaids Boxes

I'd be lying if I said the early stages of our wedding planning weren't stressful, but we've been in a phase of smooth sailing for the last few months. Beyond choosing a venue, everything else has been pretty easy. A few of our vendors have been booked, a bought a dress in one day (I might be crazy...or smart? Still TBD) so we've been able to move forward into the details of the day.

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Next on the to-do list was to gather my crew of bridesmaids and ask them to be with me through the next year, and stand with me on our big day. A mix of family and best friends, I wanted to ask them in a special way that set the tone for the rest of our celebration. Desserts and sweets are a serious obsession of mine (and will play a starring role in our wedding) so I enlisted local favorite Coquette Patisserie to create a few dozen French macarons in our wedding palette. The flavors that matched the colors were salted caramel and rose raspberry—it was a miracle that I didn't eat them myself.

Each bridesmaid received a box containing the macarons and a card popping the question, all wrapped up and personalized. I was a little nervous shipping such fragile cookies across the country (word to the wise ladies...think your shit through) but they made it safe and sound.

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They all said YES (hopefully not because I manipulated them with delicious cookies) and I'm happy to have them all on board! Dress decisions are next..!

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Big thanks to Coquette for creating the perfect macarons on time, and for their awesome packaging!


  1. These are so lovely! :)

    I love the lettering. Good luck with picking dresses! I'll be curious to see if you go with matching gowns or a mis-matched group.

    I just found your blog and am excited to follow along :)


    1. Thanks for following, Joyce! Deciding on the girls' dresses was tough…but I'm really happy with the picks we made!

  2. OMG these are so adorable. I love this post and your blog is great! Keep up the amazing work. I have nominated you for the Liebster Award check it out by visiting my website. You will find instructions about the nomination there:


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