Boombox photo by Miller Hawkins
Truly personalized Presents Monogrammed gifts are nice, but after seeing your initials on everything from the chair-backs to the dance floor to the frost on your guests’ craft-beer glasses, it can get a little... tiring. With virtually anything a couple could want a mouse-click away, guests are looking to give more personal, meaningful wedding gifts, and couples want to treat their bridesmaids and groomsmen to unique presents, too. Memory boxes are not a new concept, but the idea of collecting and curating the experiences of loved ones never gets old.
Boombox has elevated the memory box to a whole new level, filling a craftsman-quality box with personal letters, photos, and other memories, all of which are uploaded to the Boombox website (www.boomboxgifts.com) by the gift-giver. You upload your chosen materials and can even invite friends and relatives via email or a special social-media link. A Boombox, which costs $220, holds as many as 150 5x7 cards, and all the cards are professionally designed and printed. Couples can also purchase a box with blank cards to use in place of a guestbook, so guests can write their own messages and recollections and just drop them in the box.