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Bridesmaid and Groomsmen Goodies

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I decided on 6 bridesmaids who lived in 5 different states.  I knew I wouldn’t be able to take them all dress shopping to find a single style they all agreed on.  Therefore, I opted for the mismatched trend that is taking the wedding world by storm!  My mom and I came up with the peacock-blue element of our theme the day we got engaged.  We were primarily thinking of a color that would stand out well in outdoor pictures.

I only gave my girls a couple guidelines: peacock blue and approximately knee-length.  I was worried that the mismatched concept would blow up in my face with 6 women shopping across the country in different stores and online.  Would the colors clash?  Would they match too much?  I decided to send them each a little goodie bag to help them pick a perfect color!

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My MOH and I hit up the paint section of our local Home Depot and mulled over the shade of blue I was imagining.  We decided on a paint chip with three shades of blue that fit my vision.  I sent this paint chip, matching blue nail polish, a card, and a couple other blue goodies to each bridesmaid to help guide their shopping.

I don’t know if it was the paint chip of my girls’ intuition, but the dresses looked AMAZING all together!

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In other news, we wanted the groomsmen to rock something casual but coordinated.  We asked each of them to wear a white dress shirt, grey dockers (a specific style), a black belt, and black Converse sneakers.  Then, my stepbrother helped me pick our 6 ties that also matched the paint chip.  Therefore, the groomsmen were a bit mismatched.

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