Love Is in the Air: Airplane Gift Guide

I mentioned in my last post that we gave our wedding party and parents their gifts at the rehearsal dinner. Obviously this was kept a secret until that evening, so I’m excited to finally be able to share what we purchased for these amazing people.

Ladies first”¦I already showed you the chevron totes I made for each of my bridesmaids.

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These were filled with an array of goodies: a yellow pashmina, a Tervis tumbler with each girl’s initial, my favorite lip balm, and their wedding jewelry. I also got a pashmina for our reader.

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For the junior bridesmaids and flower girls, I bought them all beaded bracelets and added charms with their initials.

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For the groomsmen, Mr. Plane decided on ties, belts, more initialed Tervis mugs, cuff links, and Harry’s shave kits. The ushers also got Tervis mugs and shave kits.

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The guys wasted no time in utilizing their mugs.

The cuff links have an extra-special story, as they were made from a ball Mr. Plane caught for me at a Tigers game over the summer. They were made by Etsy seller The Rusted Key, who was fantastic to work with. All of the guys thought these were a really cool gift.

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For my parents and Mr. Plane’s mom, we decided to go the sappy photo-frame route with an IOU for a future wedding photo. Mr. Plane’s dad received an engraved Zippo lighter.

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Mr. Plane’s mom’s frame housed a picture of them together when he was younger and says, “Today a groom, tomorrow a husband, forever your little boy.” The frame for Mama and Papa Plane contained a photo of them from their wedding day, with the caption, “Our union is already blessed because we have your marriage to look up to.”

After returning back from the rehearsal dinner, Mr. Plane and I snuck off to quickly exchange gifts with each other. For me, he worked with our jeweler, CW Petersen, to create a stunning necklace and earring set, which you’ll see later. For him, I did a boudoir photo shoot, which you will not be seeing later (but I will add that he absolutely loved it, and I had such a fun time doing it—highly recommended).

All photos personal unless otherwise noted

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Previously, on the Airplane Wedding”¦

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Mrs. Airplane

Location:
Plymouth, Michigan
Wedding Date:
September 2013

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    parisian 588 posts, Busy bee @ 12:39 pm

    LOL at NOT sharing the boudoir shoot. Those gifts are all amazing! What an awesome idea for the cufflinks!

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    Kaili, Guest @ 12:58 pm

    Where did you get the initial Tervis cups? I love that idea.

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    Mrs. Airplane 395 posts, Helper bee @ 1:04 pm

    @Kaili: tervis.com! You can also find some at Bed Bath and Beyond, although they did not have all the ones we needed.

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    rucksack 518 posts, Busy bee @ 1:20 pm

    Awesome gifts! Those cufflinks are baller. (Ha, see what I did there?)

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    Freeze Pops 82 posts, Worker bee @ 1:25 pm

    Baseball cufflinks… SO COOL! Thanks for linking those… I think I know what my mister is getting next Christmas!

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    kaililynn 1 posts, Wannabee @ 1:37 pm

    @Mrs. Airplane: Thank you :-)

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    pinkdiamonds24 10 posts, Newbee @ 1:40 pm

    so cute! Such great ideas :)

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    roadtrip 803 posts, Busy bee @ 1:47 pm

    Love that the cuff links are from the ball he caught and not just any spare ball. That’s awesome!

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    Mrs. Milk Cow 207 posts, Helper bee @ 2:26 pm

    I love the cuff links – that’s a great idea! Also, your parent gifts are so sweet.

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    Mrs. Llama 21 posts, Newbee @ 2:40 pm

    Love the cuff links!!

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    Mrs. Pyramid 99 posts, Worker bee @ 4:18 pm

    I love those frames for your parents, very sweet! All of your gifts are so thoughtful!

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    gondola 1046 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:31 pm

    I want all of those bridesmaids gifts. I love yellow and everything is so cute!

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    jetsetter 535 posts, Busy bee @ 9:08 am

    I wish I had a reason to wear cuff links, those are AWESOME!!! The Planes are great gifters! ;)

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    mspalmtree 1122 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:49 am

    You guys are awesome gifters, like @Mrs. Jet Setter said. I love all of these gifts! Any lefties? ;)

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    Mrs. Rubber Stamps 821 posts, Busy bee @ 4:47 pm

    The baseball cuff links are so cool and I adore the chevron totes!

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    mswaterfall 1403 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:16 am

    Wow, such wonderful gifts! I had no idea you could make cufflinks out of a baseball, that’s really neat. And I’m a sap, because I loved the frames :)

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