• {It’s in the Details} Drink Stirs + a DIY, and a lover.ly note

    I had DIY drink stirs at my wedding, and it was one of my favorite little details.  We had our wedding monogram (which was on all of our paper goods) on one side, and quotes about indulging in cocktails on the other.  Some of the quotes we used were:

    “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk.  That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
    -Ernest Hemingway
    “I drink therefore I am.”
    -W.C. Fields
    “Beer is the cause and solution to all of life’s problems.”
    -Homer Simpson
    “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” 
    -Benjamin Franklin

    “It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can’t remember if it’s the thirteenth or the fourteenth.”
    -George Burns

    There were lots more, and our guests loved them – they were a great conversation piece.  For a DIY tutorial on how to make these, go here.

    And there are lots of ways to do drink stirs!  Here is a round up of some of my favorites:

    {middle row} Etsy, Love and Lavender

    So do you love these little details as much as I do?  Maybe it is because I also love a good cocktail 🙂  

    Side note: I went to the lover.ly So Cal meet up last night and let me just say, OMG I’m super excited about lover.ly and what it will do for brides, vendors, and blogs.  It is basically a virtual wedding inspiration scrapbook that credits the photos and inspiration properly.  Genius!  Also, I got to meet some of my biggest inspirations in the wedding industry (the lovely ladies behind Kiss the Groom, Snippet & Ink, Weddingbee, and Inspired By This to name a few).  It was such a great night.  Plus, it was a much needed break from momma duties (which is why I nursed the same glass of wine the entire time…total lightweight!)  Definitely check out lover.ly.  I think the buzz is well deserved.
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    1. Posted Aug 11 at 8:35 am | Permalink

      loving these drink ideas!

      And omg! You got to meet all of those fab ladies?? I’m jealous. Like really jealous. Will have to check out what lover.ly is all about!

      xoxo, chrissy
      The Perfect Palette

    2. Posted Aug 11 at 3:14 pm | Permalink

      Those are so fun! I love the quotes you used too – so funny and cute. 🙂

    3. Posted Aug 11 at 10:33 pm | Permalink

      Beautiful!!! Great quotes!

    4. Jess@DestinationInspirations
      Posted Aug 12 at 5:51 am | Permalink

      I agree – I love drink stirrers, they are such a lovely detail & even better when they are DIY, love all the different one’s

    5. Posted Aug 12 at 8:03 am | Permalink

      Great seeing you as always Chandra! Can’t wait to spend more time together…I will come back down again soon! xx

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