GALentine's Gift Guide for Your Bestie | Part 2: Coffee, Boss Babe and Bubbly + Giveaway!

GALentine's Gift Guide for Your Bestie | Part 2: Coffee, Boss Babe and Bubbly + Giveaway!

Four more days ’til Valentine’s Day! We don’t care whether you’ve found your soul mate and love the mushy-gushy romance of February 14th, or despise all things men and will be seeing a slasher movie while wearing all black … we’re not here to celebrate the traditional Valentine’s Day. We’re here to celebrate GALentine’s Day: The perfect time of the year to plan a girls night and show your besties how much you love them. In case you missed the announcement on Monday, I’ve teamed up with mega boss babe and long-time friend of mine @TheBlondeConfetti to create the ultimate GALentine’s Gift Guide. To learn more about Sasha and her suggestions for gifts for your Bling-Loving Bestie, Fashionista Bestie and Beauty-Loving Bestie, head over to Part One of this post.
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And, as it goes, we’ve saved the best for last. You ladies ready? We bring you Part Two of our Bestie Valentine Gift Guide!

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Valentine’s Gift Guide for your:

BOSS BABE BESTIE
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BALLIN’ on a Budget ($):
1. For your boss babe who likes to rise & grind and is always on the go making her dreams happen, she will appreciate this “Everyday I’m hustlin” travel mug for her early morning coffee sesh!
Everyday I’m Hustlin’ Coffee Mug | Ashley Brooke Designs | $22
2. For your boss babe who likes to relax in style, these PJs are perfect for when she needs to lounge and recharge.
Bossy PJ Set | Forever 21 | $14.90
3. If your boss babe bestie likes to empower herself and others, it starts from within. Personal development is key to progressing in life, relationships and business, so we know your girl will love Cara LeyBa’s GIRL CODE! As a certified Master Life Coach and bestselling personal development author, she will get her on the right track to creating her very own “Champagne Life”.
Girl Code by Cara Alwill Leyba | Amazon | $8.95 *Confetti fave*
4. For your boss babe bestie who hits the occasional happy hour and networking event, this will make her business card game a little more fun.
Lips Business Card Holder | Kate Spade | $30

I’m a BADASS ($$):
5. For your boss babe bestie who wakes up and handles her day LIKE A BOSS and is always on the go from the office, to lunch meetings, to networking … She will appreciate you wanting to make sure her business AND social life never misses a beat with this mobile charger from Bando. The hearts make it perfect for Valentine’s Day!
Back Me UP! Mobile Charger | ban.do | $30
6. Your boss babe bestie will love having this pretty and pink candle to add that extra girl boss touch to her office space.
Pretty and Witty Scented Candle | Kate Spade | $40
7. Your boss babe bestie will love making all of her appointments in this glam gold and white Kate Spade planner. It will help take your besties business to the next level!
2016 17-month larger agenda | Kate Spade | $30 (on sale!) *Confetti fave*

Just SLAYING This Friendship Thing ($$$):
8. For your boss babe bestie who is doing some serious boss babe business, this Mophie case will be a complete game-changer for a girl who is always on the go. Having a Mophie case myself, I give it the Boss Babe stamp of approval!
Juice Pack Air | Mophie | $99
9. Nothing says I’M A BOSS like carrying your boss babe business around in a classy and fabulous Kate Spade bag. She will feel like a boss no matter how the meeting goes, but most likely in true boss babe fashion: She came out winning! ✔️✔️  #Likeaboss
Cedar Street Laptop Case | Kate Spade | $298 *Confetti fave*
10. If your boss babe’s personality is a little more bold and her wardrobe is bright and colorful, she will love this hot pink Kate Spade addition. This bag says “I’m a BOSS and I’m here to do business!” No one will question her abilities when she shows up to the office with this Valentine’s Day perfection!
Classic Nylon Daveney Laptop Bag | Kate Spade | $248

FOR YOUR BOTTLE-POPPIN’ BESTIE
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BALLIN’ on a Budget ($):
1. For your bestie who loves cute packaging as much as she loves bubbles, this fun pink limited edition bottle of Chandon makes popping bottles even more fun!
Limited Edition Rosé Carol Lim | Chandon | $24 *Confetti fave*
2. If your bottle-poppin’ bestie likes her champagne to make an entrance, these red lips are sure to spark conversation at any Valentine’s Day party your girl attends.
Limited Edition Brut Rose Romance | Korbel | $12.99
3. If your champagne loving bestie likes to be stylish while sipping on bubbles, she will love this glittered “pop the champagne” tee, created by our very own Blakeley! (And if your girl is getting married, you should absolutely upgrade to the “pop the champagne I’m getting married” tee.)
Pop The Champagne Tee | Etsy | $18 (Use code BFF10 for 10% off your order!)

I’m a BADASS ($$):
4. I’ve been eyeballing these glam gold champagne flutes since I saw them on @Hauteofftherack’s Insta account. If your champagne loving bestie likes to pop bottles in style, she will love these champagne flutes to add to her Valentine’s Day party. Champagne tastes better out of cute glassware right?! At least, we think it does ;).
Stemless Gold Champagne Flutes, Set of 4 | World Market | $23.96 *Confetti fave*
5. If your champagne loving bestie likes to play it safe and isn’t influenced by cute labels and bottles (like we are!! ), the regular packaging of Chandon Rosé is the perfect addition to any bestie GALentine’s party (and can also be found in most of your local grocery and liquor stores).
Chandon Rosé | Chandon | $24
6. If your bestie loves to throw champagne parties, she will adore this gold champagne chiller to add some champagne style to her next event!
Threshold Gold Finish Ice Bucket | Target | $29.99

Just SLAYING This Friendship Thing ($$$):
7. If your bestie has quite the champagne collection, hosts lots of champagne parties, or just loves to decorate in style, she will pop bottles over receiving this glamorous bar cart that will match her champagne taste!
Sauder Int Lux Bar Cart | Amazon | $183
8. If your bestie knows what’s up when it comes to champagne and it tends to be her drink of choice, she will appreciate the finest when it comes to her champagne glassware. These Riedel flutes will take her champagne taste to the next level!
Superleggero Champagne Wine Glass | Riedel |
$139
9.  If your girl loves champagne swag, she will love this Veuve Rosé champagne megaphone chiller, perfect for her champagne parties!
Veuve Clicquot Rose Megaphone Flutes | Grand Wine Cellar | $149.99
BONUS: IF YOU WANT TO WIN BEST BESTIES OF ALL BESTIES AWARD … OF ALL BESTIES ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH
It’s no secret!  I am here to tell you how you can win this award …  and most likely win your bestie’s friendship not only for the year, but for the rest of your life! One of THE champagne parties of 2016 will be hosted by Veuve Clicquot on February 20th in Miami at the second annual Veuve Carnaval. If you have a champagne loving bestie, you will not want to miss this ultimate champagne experience! Champagne bars, samba dancers, food trucks, and flower boutiques will fill downtown Miami for an afternoon filled with the Clicquot Celebration. You and your champagne bestie will have a fabulous day of popping bottles, sipping bubbles, and dressing to impress with lots of champagne style and photo ops. And yes, we will be there!
Veuve Clicquot Carnaval 2016 | $100 – $175 *OBVI this is the Confetti fave*

COFFEE-LOVING BESTIE
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BALLIN’ on a Budget ($):
With all of these gifts under, you’ll be the best bestie ever … to your gal pal and your wallet! If you want to add an extra shot of fabulous, add a Starbucks gift card as well.
1. XOXO Reusable Plastic Starbucks Traveler | Starbucks – available in stores | $2 *Confetti fave*
2. Threshold Speckled Mug – Liquid Love | Target | $3.99
3. Love Heart Mug | Forever 21 | $6.90
4. Paperchase Good Morning Gorgeous Coffee Mug | Target | $6
5. Red and White #LOVE Mug | Target | $4.99

I’m a BADASS ($$):
6. I mean, seriously. Who wouldn’t want to drink from this every single day?
Lips Double Wall Traveler | Starbucks | $13.97
7. Threshold Red & Black Carafe | Target | $19.99
8. If she’s an iced coffee kinda girl, this one’s for her.
Sip Sip Tumbler – Love Potion | ban.do | $14
9. Read My Lips Mug | Kate Spade | $20
10. All The Feels Coffee Mug | Ashley Brooke Designs | $23 *Confetti fave*

Just SLAYING This Friendship Thing ($$$):
11. I Heart Coffee Graphic Tee | Revolve Clothing | $56 (sale alert!)
12. Keep your girl caffeinated at all hours of this day with this mini Keurig. It’s perfect for saying ” you love coffee and I love  you,” especially in pink or red!
Keurig K10 Mini Plus Brewing System | Target | $79.99
13. If your bestie is all about those lattes, this will be a game-changer for her. Trust me – I know. I have one.
Mr. Coffee Cafe Latte System | Target | $99.99 *Confetti fave* ___________________________

And there you have it! Part One and Part Two of our gift guide. We hope you love our picks, and hope your bestie does, too.

Ooh, have you entered our giveaway yet? Here’s the scoop:

GALENTINE’S GIVEAWAY! Sasha and I have decided to treat one lucky babe to some Valentine’s goodies of her own!
What can you win? Win one item from each category! Head over to our Instagram pages to see some of the items. (Entries will be verified and triple-checked!)
How do you enter? Earn one entry for each action below.
+1 Entry: Subscribe to Sweet Tea and Skyscrapers blog.
+1 Entry: ‘Like’ Sweet Tea and Skyscrapers on Facebook.
+4 Entries: Follow @TheBlondeConfetti and @BlakeleyVinicky on Instagram, like our giveaway photos, and tag two besties who would love to win, too!
+2 Entries: Follow ConfettiDiaries and BlakeleyA on Snapchat and send us a Snap letting us know you entered!
+1 Entry: Comment below with your email address and Instagram name and let us know which tasks you’ve completed.
How will you know if you win? Winner will be announced here and on our Instagram pages, and will be contacted privately for a mailing address.
Contest dates: Contest starts on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 and ends Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at 3 p.m. EST.
Who is eligible? Only US residents are eligible for this contest.

Good luck, babes!

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Cheers to a happy and champagne-filled GALentine’s Day!
XoXo,
Blakeley & Sasha

*Disclaimer: We were not sponsored by any of the brands above and are not receiving any compensation for this post. All prizes are being provided by Blakeley and Sasha – because we love you!

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