Our wedding date has been set. Pinch me. Last month I booked a gorgeous venue (I’ll share soon, promise!) and will be diving head first into deep wedding planning in the coming months. From the perfect invites to wedding day jewelry & lingerie, there are a LOT of things a bride needs to get ready for her big day. Keep reading to discover what my must-have bridal essentials are for the modern day bride-to-be>>
Mixbook Wedding Stationary
Being a newly engaged bride and recently finalizing our wedding venue and date for next year (!!!), I still have some time to get all my wedding stationary in order from invitations to thank you notes etc. However, I do want to send out my save-the-dates within the next couple of months. Choosing invites and save-the-dates is actually one of the most daunting wedding tasks for me— there’s just so many styles to choose from! Mixbook has made it easier by sending over a wedding sample kit (so helpful!) to start getting my creativity flowing. Mixbook offers a variety of wedding collections– you can use a pre-made template or create your own design for one-of-a-kind customizable cards!
Take a peek at some of the samples they sent me, aren’t they pretty? If you are on the hunt for wedding stationary, you definitely need to visit Mixbook– you can even request a free wedding sample kit of your own! Not only do they offer stationary and cards, they also have custom guest books, photo books, and prints & wall art. It truly is a one-stop-shot for all your printable needs. I took a peek at their ‘inspiration’ page, which was filled with helpful wedding and design tips, trend insights and ideas for your wedding. Very neat!
Mixbook is offering a sweet deal on ALL wedding stationary for my readers! Use code BABBLE50 for 50% OFF (valid through 12/31/18)
Charles + Colvard Moissanite Stud Earrings
Every brides needs a stud (actually, a pair!) on her wedding day… and I’m not just talking about the groom. How absolutely stunning and gorgeous are these Charles + Colvard Forever 1 Moissanite Stud Earrings? They feature 1.00CTW carat round near-colorless Moissanite and 14K white gold. Fun fact: Did you know that moissanite is one of the most rarest minerals in the world? C+C uses a socially responsible created moissanite.
If I had pierced ears, I would totally be wearing them on my wedding day (I may be passing them along as a surprise to my maid of honor…. shhhh!) — they are absolutely gorgeous! I’m seriously crying inside because I can’t wear this beautiful pair of earrings. You can bet though that I’ll be browsing the Charles + Colvard site for my wedding day jewelry needs, their pieces are breathtaking.
Be sure to use code BRIDALBLISS15 for 15% off your Charles + Colvard purchase (valid through 6/30/18)
BALI Lace ‘N Smooth Body Briefer
Lacy things and pretty things. Lingerie is an absolute bridal essential and I love that the BALI Lace ‘N Smooth Body Briefer offers body support while offering a bit of sex appeal… how beautiful is this lace design? The BALI shapewear briefer is incredibly soft and comfortable to wear, not to mention breathable. Who wants to be a hot, sweaty, uncomfortable mess on their wedding day? Not this bride.
ZOYA Nail Polish
I’ve been a fan of ZOYA Nail Polish for years and was so excited to find a trio of pretty bridal-inspired shades in the box. ZOYA offers a ton of pretty and fun nail shades, and ZOYA offers a Big-10 beathable formula, meaning that all polishes are free of fomaldehyde, toluene, parabens, lead, and other not-so-good-for-you ingredients. Plus, ZOYA is cruelty-free & vegan! If you are looking for a “healthy” nail color, ZOYA is it.
The shades in the trio, which arrived in a beautiful white box, include Jordan (ZP886), a soft creamy pink blush; Leia (ZP835), a really pretty opalescent white with flecks of pink, green and gold (wear alone or layer over another shade for a cool custom look!); and Abby (ZP887), a creamy soft lavender. This bride-to-be is all about the pinks and one of my wedding colors is blush, so Jordan is my fave… I may have my entire bridal party rock it on my wedding day, too!
RingHero Ring Storage
I think all newly engaged brides have this fear at some point: LOSING THE RING. How horrible would that be? Worse, how horrendous would it be to have to tell my fiancé that I lost his ring? Yikes! RingHero has come to the rescue with their ring storage bracelets, which are designed to protect and safeguard your ring from damage when you need to take it off.
This is a must for yoga or pilates, the gym, cleaning, or even when getting a mani. This bracelet is not just a bridal essential, it is going to be my lifesaver… and will take the ring-losing worry away. RingHero is available in multiple colors and fits comfortably on the wrist.
Ready for a sweet deal? Use code BBRingHero for 10% off (valid through 6/30/18)
I hope you enjoyed reading about some of my must-have bridal essentials. For all my brides-to-be and married gals, what are/were some of your bridal essentials? Share with me in the comments below! Follow along for more wedding updates.