Showering With Thanks

I’m fresh from my bridal shower/bachelorette weekend, and I can’t wait to share the fabulous details of the day and night! While I wait for my lovely bridesmaids to send some pictures my way, I thought I’d share the gifts I put together for the bridesmaids.

Mrs. Latte’s gifts for her bridesmaids had stuck in my head and I knew I wanted to do something similar… but lacking creativity, I decided not to reinvent the wheel and instead just take her idea (thank you, Mrs. Latte!).

Please don’t mind my awful photography… these weren’t completed until just before the shower, so I had to quickly snap some shots!

I bought these great gable boxes that were the perfect size, and using a handwriting font, printed out the “thank you” message onto card stock, which I then cut out using pinking shears and glued onto the boxes.

Using a mixture of typewriter font and the handwriting font I printed the messages onto cardstock, cut them out, punched a hole into each with a heart-shaped punch, and tied them onto the items with my favorite black and white ribbon.

…some yummy cinnamon scented soap…

…yummy smelling candles…

…and my favorite chocolate chip cookies using this recipe and sprinkling the top of each cookie with sea salt pre-baking to get the perfect salty-sweet combo…

I’m so glad I was able to give each one of my five bridesmaids a little thank you for giving me such a great weekend!

Coming up… the Stiletto shower, and later, the bachelorette extravaganza!

Did you do anything special to thank your bridesmaids?


Mrs. Stiletto

Wedding Date:
September 2009
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  1. bruschetta Member
    bruschetta 5565 posts, Bee Keeper @ 8:27 am

    Very cute! Our (surprise!) coed shower was this past weekend, so I’m currently putting together thank you gifts — and hoping everyone who was taking pictures will send them along to me so I can share with the hive!

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    thefuturemrsjewell 1829 posts, Buzzing bee @ 9:06 am

    very sweet gift for your bridesmaids. hope it was a great weekend. can’t wait to see your recaps!

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    Headuh 204 posts, Helper bee @ 9:17 am

    Love it!

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    sprinkle 542 posts, Busy bee @ 9:50 am

    the little messages on each gift item are adorable!

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    pvaulter718 2116 posts, Buzzing bee @ 11:35 am

    My shower was a suprise, so I’m working up gifts that will hold up in the mail since all my girls are out of state. I didn’t see Mrs. Latte’s idea, but I may need to “borrow” it for my girls as well. Maybe I’ll use a sweet that will hold up a little better, but thanks for the wonderful inspiration :)

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    taffy 3081 posts, Sugar bee @ 4:16 pm

    So cute!!!!

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    Newport Nuptials 1268 posts, Bumble bee @ 7:01 pm

    I loved that idea as well, these came out cute!

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    poodle 3386 posts, Sugar bee @ 10:24 pm

    so cute!! I love this idea, great job :)

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    frenchbulldog 1088 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:53 am

    So cute! I love it :) (and I basically just said what Poodle did)

  10. msbuttons Member
    msbuttons 5014 posts, Bee Keeper @ 8:22 am

    Ohhhh gosh, I love this idea…you (and Mrs. Latte) did a great job! I am keeping this in the back of my mind for myself now…

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    Lisa, Guest @ 4:45 pm

    Where did you find the cinnamon soaps? They look great!

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    stiletto 903 posts, Busy bee @ 4:47 pm

    @Lisa: Between you and me, I had ordered some bath melts from Etsy that looked like cupcakes (so cute!)…and even though I ordered them way ahead of time, they didn’t make it in the mail…so, I sent Mr. S to Walgreens (the only place near our condo that’d have anything like this) and he found the cinnamon soaps :)

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    Mrs. Mouse 5761 posts, Bee Keeper @ 12:29 pm

    Yum! I want some cinnamon soap! These are really cute.

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    The Wedding Contessa, Guest @ 12:32 am

    What an awesome idea! You could give a lot of fun gifts using this idea and it wouldn’t have to cost a whole lot yet would be very thoughtful!

    Love the idea of putting all the gifts into a fun box!

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    Gifts for My Gals | Weddingbee, Guest @ 8:15 am

    […] soon as I saw this post by Mrs. Stiletto (who borrowed the idea from Mrs. Latte), I knew it would be a great idea. So, my […]

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