Bridal Shower Gift: Candle Poem Basket

When Joe and I got married we didn’t have anyone to be our flower girl and I was disappointed.  Who can resist a cute little girl dressed up like a fairy princess?  Riley was recently asked to be a flower girl for friends of ours.  We are so excited.  I wanted to find a perfect gift for the bride and I remembered the candle poem basket that I was given for my shower.   So, I put together the perfect Bridal Shower Gift that the bride will always remember because there is a special candle for each major moment in their life.

Bridal Shower Gift: Candle Poem Basket

Bridal Shower Candle Poem Gift

The invitation came for the wedding this week and I love it!  The invitation was black damask on a white background with a sheer purple ribbon as an accent.  I created the poem surrounded by a similar damask.  You can download your own bridal shower candle poem for free.
I wanted to frame the poem and I had a cherry wood frame lying around that I hadn’t used for anything.
I spray painted the frame black and simply placed the poem inside.
We also got the bride a wash cloth, hand towel and bath towel from her registry.  I placed the wash cloth and hand towel on the bottom of the pretty white basket.  I wrapped a purple ribbon around the handle of the basket.  I also tied the pairs of candles with the same purple ribbon.
The white candles I hot glued white lace ribbon around the center.
I hope she loves it!  We are so excited for their wedding!


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  1. Hi Jenny,

    What a lovely gift…I am sure the bride will love all the beautiful items you have included! I think gifts made like your basket are far more precious and shows how much love is in your heart.

    Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful week!

  2. So pretty! I'm sure she will love it!
    Modern Modest Beauty

  3. What a neat gift. My girls are going to be flower girls next week too. They are so excited!

  4. Such a pretty gift. I think it's perfect. I am your latest follower via the blog hop. Hope you will stop by and say hi.

  5. Candles are a great gift and this basket is so sweet. I love weddings. I'm your newest follower and thank you for visiting Inspirations by D.

  6. What a lovely and thoughtful gift. The poem is so sweet and the basket a perfect accompaniment.

  7. oh i remember when you got this…was SUCH a neat idea. Have you been lighting your candles on the appropriate occasions?? :)

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  9. What a great idea. Thanks for linking up with us this week!

  10. What a thoughtful and pretty gift. Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  11. Such a charming way to remind the bride and groom that marriage is for life, not just the excitement of their wedding day.

    Distressed Donna Down Homw

  12. What a lovely gift! Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday.

  13. Can't go wrong with candles and poetry for weddings!!! Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create! <3 Christina


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