a message in a bottle.

now that all of my future bridesmaids have received their “message in a bottle,”  i can share with you how i asked my best friends to be my beloved b-maids!  since all of my bffs live in three different states on the mainland — and i live on an island in the pacific ocean — i knew i wasn’t going to be able to ask them in person.  so i found it very fitting to ask them via a message in a bottle seeing as i’m across the sea.  (nevermind the fact that i did see two of them in person a few weeks ago on my sponatenous trip to LA, but by that time, i had already thought of this master plan of mine and really wanted to ask each of my friends the same way!).  i printed out a little poem i made up on brown paper lunch sacks, tied them with some twine (from olive manna), filled the tiny bottles (from third shift) with sand, made each girl a special card telling them why i love them so dang much, and shipped ’em off.  and thankfully, they all said yes!  i had a lot of fun making them and am so excited to have my amazing friends stand next to me on our special day.

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7 Responses to a message in a bottle.

  1. Heather says:

    So excited for the big day and honored to be up there with you! Love love love you!

  2. kimberlee says:

    Yeah baby….so cute! Loved it! Can’t wait to watch u wed!

  3. janelle says:

    first of all, those are some GORGEOUS photos girlfriend. second of all, CAN’T WAIT!

  4. That is the cutest idea! So crafty! Can’t wait to see whats next!

  5. scotteereid says:

    you are the cutest thing ever!

  6. Amy Potter says:

    My heart totally did a little flutter when I read the poem! What an awesome idea! Great execution too.

  7. pamula2000 says:

    what a super creative idea!! you’re going to be such a gorgeous bride Jaymee! :)

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