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There are several times during your wedding day where you can just flat out have FUN with your music, and the bouquet toss is one of those. So fun! Here are 20 of our bouquet toss song ideas – from oldies but goodies to newer ones, we have some that make you think a little bit out of the box and beyond “Single Ladies” (which didn’t make our list). Enjoy our selection of tunes!

20 Bouquet Toss Song Ideas as seen on Hill City Bride Wedding Blog

Here is a list of our suggestions.

  • A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley
  • All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow
  • Another One Bites the Dust – Queen
  • Any Man of Mine – Shania Twain
  • Bad Girls – Donna Summer
  • Brick House – The Commodores
  • Dancing Queen – ABBA
  • Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
  • Girl on Fire – Alicia Keys
  • It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
  • Just a Girl – No Doubt
  • Ladies Night – Kool & the Gang
  • Luck Be a Lady – Frank Sinatra
  • One Way or Another – Blondie
  • Shake Your Groove Thing – Peaches and Herb
  • Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
  • What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
  • White Wedding – Billy Idol
  • You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes

photo: Chelsea Anderson Photography

5 Father of the Bride and Father

A wedding day is emotional – especially for a dad when it involves “daddy’s little girl”. Here are some ideas for father of the bride gift ideas – some would also work for the father of the groom or even for groomsmen. Check out our recent finds! Ideas start from top left and go clockwise.

  1. A custom copper money clip is a wonderful keepsake that will last long after the wedding day. Imprinted with a monogram or single initial, this piece helps keep bills close at hand. $28
  2. A personalized, leather key chain like this one makes finding your keys in your pocket easy! They come in a variety of colors – I’m even fond of the idea of the Mr. and Mrs. ones for the newlyweds, too! This is a classic, timeless choice. $14
  3. Pocket squares like this one are such a fun way to add a pop of coordinating color on the wedding day. Embroidered with a word, such as “dad”, these can be customized by color and word. So cute, and it’s a keepsake, too. $38
  4. Ah! This one is so sentimental, and it’s adorable, too. The father of the bride is sure to shed a tear when you give these cufflinks to him on your wedding day. I love how the stamping is done in such a handcrafted style. $45
  5. Is your dad traveling to your wedding? Or does he like to travel in general? This dopp kit resembles a punching bag, and it holds a lot. I love this idea from Capra Leather for a father of the bride gift, which would work for any of the men in your wedding party. $69

Love these ideas? I do! They are creative and fun and are great mementoes of your wedding day. Here are ideas for your mom, too!

 

Citrus Bachelorette Party as seen on Hill City Bride Wedding Blog

Gathering with your bridesmaids to celebrate is always a fun idea as you will see with this citrus bachelorette party that took place in Lynchburg, VA. This styled event was designed to inspire you with a lovely setting, gorgeous fashions, styled hair and makeup for the ladies and a signature drink and cake. A theme of fruit and flowers allowed for citrusy hues to be paired with the Pantone color of “greenery” for a lovely, relaxing event.

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With a theme fruit and flowers, we paired citrusy hues to give a summer flair while adding hints of fun for a bachelorette party.

  • First impressions are important – send an invitation to give a hint of the theme itself and add excitement!
  • Flowers add drama and interest. Splurge on (or construct) an eyecatching creation that adds panache as a centerpiece.
  • A nearly naked cake flavored – and decorated with – blood orange gives your guests something to feast upon as a treat.
  • Scour yard sales and thrift shops for pieces to add an eclectic flair to your table.
  • Don’t be afraid to use your good glasses! These gold rimmed beauties add elegance while coordinating with the other metallic elements.
  • Use good candles. We recommend natural candles, such as beeswax. Light them at dusk to add ambience.
  • Pull a rug and pillows outside and give your guests the option of posh, vintage seating or to relax on the ground comfortably.

The following images are through the lens of Sterling Life Photography.

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FASHION INSPIRATION

Today’s casual bachelorette party looks center around femininity at its finest. Varying hues and interesting details make for clothing that makes a girl feel her best. Done – but not overdone – makeup and hair are perfect for an evening in with friends.

The following photos are by Melissa Batman Photography.

Feminine and free flowing, the light color palette of this look is right on trend. A long, translucent skirt with a short underlay adds a fun, unexpected twist topped off by a fashionable off-the-shoulder blouse.

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Leg hugging jeans continue to be en vogue, and white is the perfect color for summer. Add a breezy tunic in an eye-catching color scheme with feminine detailing, and you’re good to go!

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Again, an off the shoulder blouse takes center stage – this time in chambray. Soft pink, cropped, skinny jeans with a slight open hem, wedges and a long, geode necklace complete the look. So dreamy and perfect for a bachelorette party!

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This long, flowing dress in soft green gives comfort on a breezy, summer night. Chokers and an updated gladiator sandal add fun touches while giving nods to timeless trends.

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Bachelorette Party Vendors:
Creative Director – clutch
Photography – Melissa Batman Photography and Sterling Life Photography
Setting – Southern Provisions Company
Vintage Rentals – Happily Ever After Event Rental
Florals – The Arrangement Company
Cake – Love Is in the Air
Candles – Beeswax Candle Company
Hand Lettering – r.e.written
Invitations – Invitations by Caitlin
Signature Drink – Andrew Borsay
Models – Amber, Brittany, Cailynn, Keshia
Hair – Mitchell’s Salon on 7th
Makeup – Julie Witcher, Mary Kay
Clothing, Jewelry & Shoes – Gladiola Girls

Struggling with picking your wedding party? Check here for tips on how to do so!

  • Michelle Lee - Beautiful work.

  • Mahlia - What a gorgeous bachelorette party!! All of the citrus is soooooo beautiful!

  • Courtney Mills - This is just stunning! What a dreamy setting for a party!

5 Wedding Leaf Crown Ideas as seen on Hill City Bride Flower Eucalyptus Vintage Gold

When it comes to your bridal look, considering a leaf crown may just be the way to go! With greenery being so en vogue as both a color and a foliage, donning a leaf crown (possibly with a flower here and there) is just the accent your hair needs. Take a peek at our finds around the web! Ideas are clockwise starting from top left.

  1. This ivory bridal crown features faux ranunculus flowers to perfectly accent a leaf crown look. With accents of ivy, this wedding hairpiece also features the ability to add a ribbon to ensure that your accessory stays on all day long. Take a peek at this find on Etsy here. $95
  2. Love vintage and want to splurge on a one of a kind item from yesteryear? This piece may just be perfect – I adore it! Hailing from the early 1900s this isn’t a traditional leaf crown, yet it makes a statement! Donning an antique motif of tiny leaves, this piece is quite the find. Take a peek at the details here. $478
  3. Are you having more of a boho wedding? This flower crown – with plenty of leaves – is just the ticket! Dainty white flowers accent this leaf crown, which is the perfect addition for a bohemian vibe. See it from various angles here. $82
  4. Eucalyptus isn’t just for koalas (although they are quite cute!). Why not consider a leaf crown like this one that features the leaf? It’s actually a comb instead of a crown, so it will stay securely in your hair. Take a peek at this one from Love Sparkle Pretty here. $80
  5. For a woodland feel, this leaf crown with a selection of larger flowers is perfect. The way it nestles on top of a low bun is so beautiful! More view of this piece are here. Beautiful! $150

Aren’t those lovely? Such a great selection of ideas to help enhance your look on your wedding day. To see more of our finds around the web, check here.

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Lovely Plantation Wedding Styled Shoot as seen on Hill City Bride

Some styled shoots come with swoon-worthy images as you will see in this Virginia lovely plantation wedding. So stunning! It has so many elements that include the Pantone color of “greenery” – which is so timeless. Here are some of my favorite things about this mock plantation wedding.

  • How thoughtful it is to include a sweetly written note to the bride from the groom? And that pen is amazing! It makes me think that a lovely, handcrafted pen would make a great gift for the groom. Love it!
  • Speaking of writing, I adore the handwritten elements – the writing on the boutonniere tags, chairs and stationery is so pretty and on trend.
  • And ahhhhh… that invitation suite? Impeccable! It’s gorgeous with its watercolor feel and earthy tones.
  • Greenery is incorporated in so many areas – it’s fresh and unexpected! The bouquet and the cake surround are so perfectly done, and they add so much to this styled shoot.
  • A nearly naked cake is an update to the naked cake. Just a brush of icing adds an interesting element.
  • The tablescape is so so pretty with a runner of greenery in different textures. I adore the way it drapes over the end of the table in this plantation wedding shoot. Beautiful! Also, the tiny rim of purple adds a fun pop of color that is present but totally not overdone.
  • Last – but not least – can we just gush over this bride and groom? Their styling and look is so spot on, and they are just gorgeous!

Well, without further due, I hope you enjoy this styled plantation wedding today!

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