Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
French author Georges Bernanos perfumed the air with a wonderful thought when he penned these words. Today more than ever we need to cherish the little things that make our hearts go thump like a kind word, a puppy kiss or a beautiful wildflower. As you plan your wedding, we thought it would be nice to draw your attention to a few simple things to make you smile.
Put the pieces together
Puzzle sales have soared this year with people enjoying creating some order amid the pandemonium. Rifle launched a series of gorgeous puzzles to help pass the time. The Maps puzzle is a great way to visit a dozen dazzling destinations like Paris, Venice and Tokyo from the comfort and safety of your own home. You may even discover a honeymoon spot while assembling the 500-piece puzzle.
Soak in a warm tub
I don’t know about you, but everything seems crystal clear from the inside of a bath filled with warm water. Why not add something a little fun like a Luxurious CBD Cabernet Wine Bath Bomb from Gold Spectrum? Spend a few extra minutes (or hours) enjoying the tranquility and peace.
Enjoy a spot of tea
Sitting quietly with a cup of herbal tea is a lovely ritual to enjoy as you plan your wedding. Tea Runners makes the experience extra enjoyable by delivering rare teas from small-batch producers. Relaxing with a cup of tea and daydreaming about your upcoming nuptials is a soothing way to destress.
Breathe in lavender-infused air
The first step to relax is to take a long cleansing breath. Imagine if the pure air you inhaled was infused with your favorite essential oil? Thanks to the GuruNanda White Tower XL Diffuser you can combine a lovely aromatic environment with a myriad of wellness benefits. Whether you want to enjoy lavender sweet dreams or peppermint perkiness you can create a custom scent to perfume the air as you plan your special day.
Wrap yourself in a cozy blanket
Sometimes you need to wrap yourself in a super soft blanket and read a book or swipe away the afternoon on Instagram to find the perfect gifts for your bridal tribe. The Captain’s Classic Grey Blanket from ChappyWrap boasts a classic New England birdseye pattern that meets rich cranberry and grey stripes for an eye-catching design that makes a bold and memorable statement—lake, lodge and beyond. Run by a mother-daughter duo out of New England, the blankets are crafted with Jacquard weaves that bear intricate, reversible designs on each side, all while maintaining a strong construction.
Add some sparkle
Sometimes you a little bling is all you need to make you sparkle. Whether you are looking for a small twinkle or some dazzling drama you will find lots of inspo from the talented jeweler Pam Older.
Doodle and plan
Ideas begin with daydreams. Implementation begins with organization. You will enjoy both dreaming about and organizing your wedding with a beautiful notebook or planner. The collection from Golden Coil is the perfect place to put your ideas in motion.
Stacey Marcus is a Boston-based freelance lifestyle writer, publicist and content strategist. Her work has appeared in Boston magazine, Boston Common, Bride & Groom Magazine, Destination I Do, Modern Luxury Weddings Boston and Chicago, Ocean Home and playboy.com among others. A former senior editor at New England Bride Magazine, Stacey is also a publicist for non-profit organizations and small businesses. She is the author of a children’s book, A Bed for Every Bear: Tuck’s Tale. Stacey enjoys writing about travel, trends, and romance.