To Give, Sublime

From shower gifts to honeymoon planning, these local vendors have the perfect present for any wedding occasion.

With her vibrant use of color, New Orleans-based artist Kristin Wolfson can create a one-of-a-kind, custom wedding dress painting that will enlighten any home with its gorgeous and whimsical style. Kristin Wolfson,






This beautifully designed wine accessory is perfect as an adults-only favor. This five-piece fleur-de-lis wine stopper and holder set is great for everyday wine use or special occasions. Dunleith Designs, 1537 Metairie Road, Metairie, 218-8595,

For the glamorous couple, the Swarovski crystal cake topper is perfect for those needing a little something extra on their big day. It can be personalized with any letter and it fits into the cake with two silver posts. Tie the Knot Specialty Shop, 5101 W. Esplanade Ave., Suite 17, Metairie, 301-9101,

Fashioned after the historic New Orleans street tiles, these customizable NOLA “street tiles” suspended from blue ribbons can be hung or framed and make great gifts for the New Orleanian lover in your life. NOLA tiles,

Hand-painted and hand-embellished glasses are perfect for the bridal or groom’s party who likes to have fun. Great gifts to celebrate with at the bachelorette or bachelor party, wine glasses and beer steins, sure to be a hit with any crowd, are available. NOLA BOO, 908-1517, 258-8411,

A unique gift for the creative kind, this bridesmaid voodoo doll comes with its own set of voodoo doll pins that can be used to stick tags with sayings such as, “friends ‘til the end” and “best night ever” to the doll’s ruby-colored fabric. Each bridesmaid doll comes with extra blank tags and a hair bow and hairpin (also available in bridal, love and groom). Waldo Sluggo and Me, (also available locally at Old.New.Blue – see No. 2 – and Chateau Drugs, Metairie)

This alligator decanter is the perfect gift for both the liquor connoisseur and the semi-casual host or hostess (matching glasses are also available). Designed and crafted in Louisiana, select your favorite pewter detail from more than 45 options, including fleur-de-lis, a tiger and crowns. Old.New.Blue, 6117 Magazine St., 655-0863,

For the bride who has everything on her wedding day, think cream, white and lacy. This True Love ivory chiffon and ivory lace double-layer baby doll peignoir is detailed with an ivory satin ribbon and a big satin bow. The Hammond-based store also features lingerie fittings, a bridal registry and host’s events. Bra La Vie, 221 W. Thomas St., Hammond, (985) 662-5065,

Whether it’s the Caribbean or Maui, a getaway is just a few clicks or a phone call away. All About Honeymoons specializes in custom, personalized trip-planning experiences. Making a romantic or much-needed trip happen one dream at a time, give the couple a gift that will last far after the wedding. All About Honeymoons, 324-2121,


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