A couple weeks back, Mrs. Pain au Chocolat blogged about her bouquet charm fashioned after her Weddingbee icon. I decided that little chocolately delight was too darned precious for my liking, and I needed one of my own. I, like every other bride in the history of forever, turned to Etsy to see what options I had for my charm. I messaged a couple shops whose work seemed impressive, and shortly thereafter, I got a couple replies, but one in particular stood out. I received this message from Sweet & Savory Trinkets.
I haven't tried to make a snow cone yet, but I am happy to try. I will try to make one this weekend, and post the pictures here. If you like it, and I decide to make them for the store, you will get the charm free as a thank you gift for inspiring me to create a new product.In case you missed it, there was a four-letter word that makes angelic choirs from above sing: FREE. As in, no cost. As in, no shipping, no handling, no tax, no nothing. Just courtesy, generosity, and good will. I was stunned at this seller's kindness and willingness to go above and beyond to thank me for inspiring her. As a stupendous cherry on top, her li'l snow cone is totally perfect, and I could not be happier with this turn of events.
Image via Savory & Sweet Trinkets
Widdle snow cone
A bit of scale
Right now, I'm hoping to affix it to my bouquet for a tiny extra pop of color. I'm also dorkishly excited about the prospect of using it as a zipper pull on a jacket or wallet or something after the wedding. People who use wedding blog-inspired clay creations in every day life are cool, right?
Moral of the story: Etsy is a fantastic site, the woman at Savory & Sweet Trinkets is incredibly nice, and never be afraid to ask for a custom item that doesn't appear in the shop -- you just may get it for free!
Did you happen upon any freebies during wedding planning?
(all photos personal unless otherwise noted.)