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15 Wedding Toasting Glasses to Say Cheers in Style

When it comes to saying Cheers at your wedding, there’s so many amazing designs of personalized toasting glasses available. There’s styles just for the bride and groom or you can personalize an entire set of toasting flutes for the bridesmaids. You can even ask your girlfriends to be your bridesmaid with a toasting glass.

Today I have gathered a great collection of handmade wedding toasting glasses for you to choose your favorite{s} from - each one customized for you from etsy artists. Which one{s} will you be toasting with at your engagement party or wedding reception?

PS: If you spend $50 or more on your first-ever purchase at etsy, you will receive $10 towards your next purchase. But, hurry as this offer ends December 12th, 2016.

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1. These Bridesmaid Proposal Champagne Flutes can be personalized with your choice of names, titles and date - from Flowertown Weddings

2. Stemless Wine Glasses for Bridesmaids : A perfect choice for your wine enthusiast bridesmaids, mothers, grandmothers, or even as wedding favors.

3. Personalized Wine Glass : Surprise your bridesmaids with a truly unique hand painted wine glass. Flower bouquets, names and dates, titles or other personalized sayings. Can be added at no additional cost.

4. Etched Bridesmaid Wine Glass : Laser etched glassware starting at $10

5. Personalized Beer Mugs for the Wedding Party

6. Personalized Eat Drink and Be Married Wine Glass : Beautiful stemless wine glasses that you can customize to your liking. Makes an elegant addition to your wedding day.

7. Bride and Groom Wedding Glasses : These customized Bride and Groom Wedding glasses would be adorable at the couple's table for the reception.

8. Hand-painted Lace Wedding Flutes : These wedding flutes are hand painted with acrylic paint and decorated with white lace, black bow with rhinestones

9. Personalized Bridesmaid Wine Glasses : Laser etched wine glasses with a pretty feather motif

10. Rose Gold Dipped Stemless Champagne Flutes : Pretty glass flutes with a rose gold dipped bottom

11. Hand-Painted Wedding Toasting Flutes : Made to resemble the bride and groom

12. Rustic Chic Champagne Flutes : Toasting glasses with handmade flowers and bead accents.

13. Mr and Mrs Toasting Glasses : These glasses are the perfect wedding gift for the bride and groom.

14. Customized Champagne Flutes : These personalized champagne glasses are a perfect choice for mimosas at a bridal shower or for a wedding toast.

15. Bride and Groom Toasting Glasses with Wedding Date : Choose from curvy pilsners, classic pints, stylish round whiskey or wine glasses that are personalized for your wedding day.

Unique Wedding Cake {and Cupcake} Ideas Your Guests Will Love

When it comes to your wedding day, it's fun to spread cake {or edible goodness} into every moment of your wedding day. I'm thrilled to share these Wedding Cake Ideas from the blog's Pro Team Member Davina of Hallmark Events and Wedding Styling in London with you.

Here's some Unique Ideas to Spread Wedding Cake {or edible} Sweetness Into Your Wedding Day in a Way Your Guests Will Be Sure to Love

Suspended or Uniquely Stacked Wedding Cake

There's stacked wedding cakes and then there's STACKED wedding cakes in unique shapes. Like this stunning one from Elizabeths Cake Emporium in London. Isn't this fantastic with the hand-painted flowers?

Stacked Wedding Cake from Elizabeths Cake Emporium in London / from Top 5 Wedding Cake Ideas for your Big Day
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Personalized Cupcake Toppers

How fun is this idea? Present your guests their very own wedding dessert with a cupcake topped with a glittery name.

Cupcake Favor Boxes

Your guests will love being sent home with a sweet reminder of your wedding to enjoy either later or the next day {maybe for breakfast?}. These great cupcake favor boxes are the perfect choice to hold your wedding cupcakes in. You can choose from a rustic design, clear box style or a silver elegant box design. Which one will you choose?

Cupcake Favor Boxes - send your wedding guests home with a sweet surprise. Wedding Cupcakes for breakfast anyone?


Individual Wedding Cakes for each Table {or guest}

Why not surprise each guest with their very own mini cake at their place setting? You could even have one mini wedding cake as the table centerpiece that is just the right size to feed all at the table. And, think outside the box and go for something not expected. Maybe something with chocolate, frosting and fresh berries . . . like these Mini Double Chocolate Berry Cakes from The Kitchen McCabe

Mini Wedding Cakes - the unexpected treat for wedding guests | Mini Double Chocolate Berry Cakes from The Kitchen McCabe

I'd love to know which of the above is your favorite wedding cake or cupcake idea? Please let me know in the comments.

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How to Add Flair to Your Wedding with DIY Paper Flower Templates

Adding flair to your wedding {or bridal shower} has never been easier. With the stunning DIY Paper Flower Templates from Natalie at Paper Flora you can create four lovely blooms ranging in size from 5" up to 18".

Each of the blooms shown below come in a downloadable PDF template that lets you create the pretty flower in four different sizes. You even receive a link to view the step-by-step video. These paper flowers are perfect for decorating the backdrop of your dessert table, or maybe for creating a lovely backdrop for photos.

3 basic supplies needed to re-create these blooms once the template is purchased:
♥ Paper
♥ Scissors
♥ Glue

Right now, thru Cyber Monday - receive 40% off the PETAL TEMPLATE ONLY - it's Natalie's biggest discount all year on her most popular styles.

5 Essential Wedding Day Accessories for a Peacock Wedding {inspiration board}

If you follow me on Facebook, you likely remember seeing the brand new weekly feature which features a wedding theme and each night, a new wedding day essential is revealed. Last week was all about Peacock Wedding Theme Inspiration. Get ready to be inspired.

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The Shopping Details for a Peacock Themed Wedding:

Peacock Wedding Invitation | featuring a gorgeous illustration of the peacock feather

Victorian Peacock Wedding Necklace | a stunning necklace with Swarovski crystals in beautiful peacock blue hues with antique silver filigree

Peacock Feather High Heel | a pretty teal + purple peacock feather print on faux leather with a teal heel

WTOO Tulle Halter Neck Gown | gorgeous bridesmaids dress in teal

Jeweled Peacock Kraft Favor Boxes | adorned with purple and teal rhinestones + a teal ribbon pull{comes as a set of 24}

6 Unique Wedding Ideas : Tuesday Treasures {v1}

The other day I was thinking of something fun and new I could share with you to make your wedding planning a bit more fun. And, what better way than to share some pretty wedding treasures with you. I love finding unique wedding ideas that I can share to provide inspiration as you get ready for any of the upcoming events you'll have before saying I Do and for the Big Day.

I'd love to hear which ideas you're loving by leaving me a comment or simply liking the post if you're pressed for time. See complete details on each item below. Please note: this post contains affiliate links.

The Ultimate Wedding + Honeymoon Planner Bundle for $23.09 {digital} is the ultimate wedding planner bundle that is designed to help you track and plan the most magical time of your life. This bundle includes 3 of the most essential planners and journals that a bride-to-be would possibly need . . . Ultimate Wedding Planner, Ultimate Maid of Honor Planner and Ultimate Honeymoon Planner. There's a total of 84 pages and by grabbing these planners bundled together, you save 25%.

This large Paper Flower Wall backdrop from Paper Flora {$460+} is perfect for weddings and events. This large groups of paper flowers includes 16 flowers in 4 different sizes in shades of pink and ivory. They will cover an approximate area of 3 feet by 4 feet and make any space look like a showcase. They're perfect for use a photo booth backdrop or behind the dessert table.

The White Ceramic Pumpkin Baker Set {on sale for $14.96} not only makes for a great bridal shower decoration, but the set is a great gift for the newlyweds.

The Honeymoon Vibes Tshirt {$28} makes a perfect gift for the bride-to-be or to simply buy for yourself and pack into your suitcase.

These Nolia Studs {$38} are from the family-run jewelry label Sorrelli designs. Celebrate your event with gorgeous statement pieces illuminated with sparkling Swarovski crystals.

This Kraft Wedding Guest Book {$45} from Paper Peach Shop is the perfect touch for Rustic Chic Weddings. Each book features 100 blank pages and comes complete with a white grosgrain ribbon attached at the top of the spine.