seashell candle wedding favors

sea shell candles, 5 per strandThese seashell candles are a great wedding favor or gift. Lightly scented, they come linked 5 per strand, simply cut to burn one at a time. Just $9.99 per strand, add a candle dish for another $5 and you have an instant gift or wedding favor. Or for a wedding favor on a budget, cut the 5 strands and gift one candle per guest.


04.26.10 / gift ideas, interior design, new arrivals, stuff we love / Author: / Comments: (2)
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5 wedding gift ideas: the “art of the detail”

With June being the most popular month for weddings, most of us may have a wedding or two to attend. Although most brides have a bridal registry, if you feel you know the couple better than to gift them a blender, here are some unique wedding gift concepts that would be treasured by the future bride and groom to be.

We compiled this list from years of feedback from customers of what gifts were a hit (and which ones were not when brought back for exchange!) Our top 5 wedding gift ideas:

  1. Candle Holders
  2. Photo Frames and Vases
  3. Servers
  4. Table Settings
  5. Aroma


When thinking outside of the registry box, think of how you can share “the art of the detail” with the future newlyweds.  It seems that the reason the top 5 wedding gift categories are so popular are because they are not items of necessity but add a bit of beauty, quality or elegance to their everyday new life together.

What do we mean by the “art of detail”? We can all eat off a bare table or spray grocery store air freshener in a room (if anything), or we can use colorful place settings and quality scented candles or room diffusers for ambiance.  Adding some beauty to everyday experiences reminds us to slow down and enjoy the moment.  Is there a special friend or family member with a talent for “the art of the detail” in your life?  Does a wonderful scent reminds you of someone’s home? Are the lovely table linens and taper candles they use make your meal feel special? If this reminds you of someone, then the answer would be yes. Take that inspiration and pass “the art of the detail” on to someone you know and love!

Be sure to check back. We will be listing the top selling items in each category throughout the month.


05.11.09 / gift ideas / Author: / Comments: (0)
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