Printable Bridesmaid Party Invite

Bridesmaid Party Invite

Bridesmaid Party Invite

I thought it would be a good idea to encourage you all to have Bridesmaid parties like mine by adapting my invite so that anyone can use it! If you fancy having a party and like the look of my invite you can print out your own. Just right click the invite above and select ‘open image in new tab’. Then you should be able to right click and save it wherever you want. I would suggest printing out 4 to a page so you get little A6 sized invites.

All you need to do then is fill in the gaps! Enjoy!

Laura xXx

Spoiling your Bridesmaids

One of my first thoughts when Chris proposed was ‘yay, i get to ask the girls to be bridesmaids!”.  So as soon as the engagement party was out of the way I got to work on some little gifts for my Bridesmaids to be, in order to officially pop the question. I had stumbled upon some lovely ideas on pinterest, of which my favourite was a box of goodies. You can see it here. I have always loved boxes anyway, so it was settled, I would make them a box each! You can see my original post from Wrapped Up in Rainbows here.

bridesmaid box

bridesmaid boxes

bridesmaid box

bridesmaid invitation

Now, I am trying to be a bit thrifty so wooden boxes were out of the question. Luckily I had 4 contact lens boxes that were all the same size and would do the job nicely.  I covered them in brown paper which I already had, and decorated them using nail varnish. Strange I know, but they were the only paints I had which fitted my colour scheme idea.  Inside each box was a handmade, personalised notebook with their initial on, a pretty pen, a contact list, a bag of rainbow drops, a bar of chocolate, a soppy note to each of them,  and an invitation to ‘Bridesmaid Day”!

I really loved making them and the girls seemed suitably chuffed when they received them. So … then it was time to work on Bridesmaid day! As usual, my ideas were rather more ambitious than what actually materialized. Lack of time meant that I didn’t do everything I had planned, but the day was still a fantastic success!  We chatted, ate pizza, drank mojitos, painted our nails and drank hot chocolate from my DIY ‘Team Bridesmaid’ mugs which I had made specially for the girls. You can see the whole post here.

It was really nice to have all the girls together for the whole day, and I would definitely suggest doing this, especially if not all of your bridesmaids know each-other well. If you too are a bride-to-be you should exercise your right to throw parties as often as possible before the big day! Have you been using your wedding as an excuse to throw parties?

Laura xXx