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... just thought I'd share!

Okay, so it's time to share a few of my favorite wedding / event planning and idea websites. These sites feature some of the most beautiful inspiration for one-of-a-kind events. Check 'em out!

Frills & Yummies (

Frills & Yummies' tagline is "sophisticated ... imaginative ... fun." Owned by a wedding consultant and retail guru, this little site carries unique (mostly hand-made) gifts, luxuries, paperie, etc. Not interested in blowing bubbles as you and your groom exit the ceremony, check out the petal confetti by Frills & Yummies!

They carry hair pieces, handbags and jewelry as well.

Beau-Coup (
Beau-Coup carries wedding favors, party supplies, bridal shower favors, bridal accessories and personalized wedding decorations. It's a one-stop shop for brides and planners! Beau-Coup is especially great for themes ... Las Vegas, Fall, Golf ... you name it, they tastefully have it.

In addition, they carry supplies for birthday parties and baby showers as well as corporate gifts.

My Gatsby (
Elegant invitations made easy ... that's My Gatsby! By carrying exquisite high-end stationary in addition to DIY kits, My Gatsby covers all bases. They even feature The Word Wizard, which helps to create the perfect verse for your invitation or announcement, and etiquette FAQs like, "Who is supposed to host the Bridal Shower?"

Wanna know the answer?

Here you go:
Traditionally, it is the maid-of-honor and/or the bridesmaids who throw the bridal shower. Otherwise, it can be friends or coworkers who want to have a special shower. Usually, family members don't throw showers because it is not as altruistic appearing as when friends decide to host. But as times change, so can traditions and your bridal shower can be hosted by your favorite cousin all the same.


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