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  • Shop The Maeva Way For Your Best Friend’s Wedding

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    Your best friend is all set to get married and you could not have been happier for her – she has found the best guy possible and her new family has already started treating her as their own! And while she is busy getting everything ready for her wedding, your mind is spinning in its own vortex, because you know that you need to get her the best gift possible. You need to get her something that will always remind her of you, but also be something that she will be able to use and enjoy for a really long time!

    Welcome to the world of The Maeva Store – where everything pretty resides! One look at the product catalog and you will fall in love with pretty much everything you see and there is quite the chance that you will want to pick up everything! The store has been designed to offer something for everyone – whether you have a taste for the elegant or the whimsical, the stylish or the simple, you will most definitely find it all here.

    You know that once your bestie gets married, she will be busy setting up her new home and you would be right to feel that rather than gifting her just some dinner sets or bedspreads, you should be getting her something that will add a sense of pizzazz to her new home. At the Maeva store, you will be able to find plenty of things that will add charm and elegance to a newlywed nest and you might feel the need to pick up more than one thing.


    torans, dried flowers

    If you are planning on creating a gift hamper for your best friend, the welcome torans for the front entrance would be a good place to start. At Maeva, you will find more than just the traditional colors of yellow and orange – why not pick out a gorgeous pink flower toran that will not only welcome guests into the new house, but also tickle the pink-loving bestie of yours, each time she walks in and out of the house.

     



    There are also some interesting floral mats, which would make for a wonderful addition to the gift hamper that you are creating for your friend. She could use these floral mats on the floor, on top of bureaus or even as wall hangings because they look great anyway. You can choose from a range of color options, including pink; especially if you want to color coordinate the floral mat with the entrance toran. These flower mats even work great within thalis, which means that these are great for festive occasions – place the floral mat on a traditional thali, keep a few days and you are set!

     



    When your best friend is the typical girly girl, then she would probably love flowers and while it would be quite difficult to send her fresh flowers regularly, you could gift her a dried flower bouquet from the Maeva store. No matter how bright or how subtle the color palette you want, you will be able to find a bouquet that matches what you are looking for and when you add this to the gift hamper, your best friend will always have gorgeous flowers to adorn her home.

     



    Because she is your best friend, you could also take liberties to shop for a little something for her bedroom! Why not gift her some designer candles – shapes, colors, sizes, fragrances, no matter what you are thinking of, you will them aplenty at the Maeva store. Visit the online store and you will find a range of candles and diyas that will make wonderful additions to any bedroom. Alternately, you could choose to pick up some fragrance diffusers; yet another great way to create a romantic mood or simply freshen up the mood of the room. At the Maeva store, you will find plenty of diffusers as well as fragrances you can choose from. Pick one or more diffusers, but do remember to choose a range of fragrances for your friend’s hamper – floral, citrusy and everything in between!

     



     

    Spend a few minutes on the Maeva store website and you will understand why this place is a gift shopper’s paradise – you will find so much to choose from for your best friend’s wedding gift hamper. And do remember to pick out a little something for yourself too!

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  • Wedding favors that your guests will fall in love with!

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    Wedding is the celebration of love, followed by all a lot of dancing, singing, eating, running around and then eating again. And after all the hustle-bustle, at the end of the night when the guests fall back into their bed exhausted, they get reminded of the wedding favor and YES they go back to check that box! The wedding favor becomes the last remaining takeaway from your extra-special weekend.


    Let’s talk about the significance of a wedding favor? Favors are gifts- a small token of appreciation given out at the end of the wedding reception. Just an opportunity for the couple to thank their friends and family for committing their time to celebrate your special day.


    Obviously, you would want the guests to takeaway something that reminds them of the crazy good time they had at your wedding. Something personal, customized and definitely a gift that they will appreciate. Trust us, if you're reading this you have arrived at the right place.


    Let’s get started instantly. Now if you want the gift to be both classy and unique in its own way- we suggest to go ahead with Scented Candles! We have the perfect  occasion-based scented candles for you poured into jars that are beautiful and can be re-purposed very well.


    Wedding Cloche

    The wedding cloche jar candle is a beauty in itself. The white tube rose fragrance is mysteriously exotic and will remind your guests of the vintage charm.

    Next up are some meticulously hand-crafted 15 oz glass jar candles available in the fragrance of White tube rose and misty rose. We consciously selected these fragrances for the wedding collection owing to its fresh, crisp and pleasant oriental character. Have a look yourself and we’re sure you will be delighted. 




    Fragrance: Misty Rose 
    Price: INR 1299




    Fragrance: White Tuberose
    Price: INR 1299
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    Personalization: Personalized candles are a unique way to ensure guests strike up memories of your wedding day. And guess what, all the above candles are available for customization, for example labels with the name of the couple or the wedding date or maybe you want to write a small thank you note, we can come up with card along with the candle. 

    Note: Personalization is available for bulk orders only.


    Now if you're looking for something long-standing, we suggest you to go ahead with our dried-floral arrangement. Made of natural, dried plant material and are preserved to make them retain the fresh look. Mostly importantly each piece is hand-crafted with great care and love.




    Our first suggestion would be the Pink elegance dried floral bouquet. This is the perfect size and makes for a gorgeous wedding favor. Simple as it may look, this pink and green-hued bouquet will accentuate the décor space in the most adorable way, bringing a smile on the face of your guests every-time they see it.

    Available at The Maeva Store




    Next up is this very beautiful, chic, hypnotic floral arrangement. The lovely combination of blush pink roses, gold peonies, and the green foliage paired with this antique gold cycle exudes only elegance and passion. A gift like this will be remembered for time immemorial .

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    If you are the lazy and want to avoid going through the tiresome process of deciding what to include and what not, we have the perfect pre-set wedding gift boxes for you. Our delightful Wedding inspired Gift Box promises to be a memorable, cherished wedding favor. Featuring 1 silver cloche, 1 clear glass candle, both in the scent of white tuberose and 1 rose scented votive glass candle, this gift box redefines thoughtful gifting.

    Available at The Maeva Store, INR 2999
    Those are the few options we personally recommend. Check out all the other scented candles, dried florals and gift boxes at The Maeva Store. Hope this blog helps you decide on the wedding favor that tells your fairy tale and a gift that your loved ones will remember a little longer than forever.

     

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  • Why Do We Give Wedding Gifts?

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    Giving wedding gifts has always been an important event which is looked forward to by the newly married couple.  This is a chance for family and friends to show their love, happiness and support towards the newlyweds.There are some fascinating stories behind the origin of this practice.

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    Marrying for love and romance hasn’t been around nearly as long as the 700 year old tradition of bride gifts. Before marrying for love and romance came into the picture, the primary reason why a couple married was economic.  Centuries ago society existed without government or social welfare programs so it was upon the groom and his future in-laws to create economic security for the bride.  And if unfortunately she became widowed, the bride could draw on these wedding gifts as financial assets and be financially secure. 

    Fast forward a couple thousand years to the age of Renaissance where a bride would be bid goodbye with ornate marriage chests,  traditionally made of wood and decorated as richly according to their means to show it off as a status symbol when the bride arrived at her new home. Across the Middle East, where houses were traditionally sparsely furnished, such a chest would be placed in the woman’s area, where it could quietly continue to announce its status.These chests held all the bride's future wife goods, which she would need to embark on married life. 

    Red paint under brass studs and appliqué plates of this 19th-century “Zanzibar” chest 

     

    This marriage chest turned into something more symbolic and it was common for American brides to be gifted a leather key basket. It would contain keys to chests, cupboard and in her new house reflecting her new status as 'mistress' of the house. 

    In Indian customs, wedding gifts developed from the idea of 'Shagun' which is a kind of wedding gift given to the bride and groom as part traditional rituals. And this is generally in the form of cash where the amount ends in the number 1 as '0' signifies the end while '1' signifies the beginning.

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    With the changing social customs and the decrease in financial motivations to marriages, today's wedding presents vary from kitchenware, cash, gift cards, household items to impersonal photo frames, flowers and more. This wedding season why not gift the newlyweds personal and memorable gifts they'll actually use? Choose from Maeva's wedding collection of candles aptly called 'Mr & Mrs' which are designed in soft shades of silver and turquoise, scented with sweet 'White Tuberose' and made gifting deeply emotional and beautiful again!

      

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