Last week I posted pictures of one of my best friend’s bridal shower. This week I’m posting pictures of the gift that I gave her. Granted this was for a very close friend of mine so I went a little over the top, PLUS my sister and my mom went in on the gift so I was able to collect things and really fill this baby up!
I have this habit (my husband calls it an addiction) whenever someone close to me gets engaged, or finds out their pregnant, or whatever the event might be, if there is a celebration at some point you can bet your bottom dollar that I am making a basket. I spend months collecting and planning.
The first thing I do it figure out what type of theme I want to do. In this case (like last week’s post stated) Lauren is having a beach theme wedding so the type of wrapping was easy, as for what goes inside– that’s another issue. After thinking about it and weighing all my options I decided that Lauren has quickly become the hostess of the group, so I figured she will LOVE some backyard BBQ things. Click here for some close-ups of some of the knick knacks I got her…
The bucket itself can be used for drinks, ice or even use it as a planter! All the other things are either for a BBQ or just hosting in general. The wrapping was something I decided right off the bat, I went to Michaels and bought a fishermen’s net and I attached seashells with raffia. As for the card, I wrote oa poem on scrapbook paper and put it inside a bottle and set it up as a message in a bottle! This was so much fun to do! It is unique, special, fun and really sweet! Usually they are quite the hit, I hope you enjoy the pictures and if this inspires anyone let me know how it turns out!