June 5, 2013

Celebrate National Best Friend Day (June 8th)

BFF or bestie? However you say it, make sure you celebrate it!

This Saturday, June 8th is National Best Friend Day! Spend time this weekend with friends and do things you all love. Need ideas to get the fun started? We have a few activities in mind to keep you entertained with your best friend or a group.

Start off National Best Friend Day with a morning brunch with fun dishes. This chocolate panini from RealSimple.com is a delight for any chocolate lover, and can be customized for every flavor preference. Substitute the chocolate chips with peanut butter, jelly, nutella, or any other spread you can think of. Add fruits to or nuts for some crunch! Chocolate Panini by RealSimple.com

Stay in your pajamas and lounge on the couch for a morning movie. Pick a classic movie that is a crowd favorite and grab a spot on the couch. Some great movies about friendship include: Stand by Me, Bend It Like Beckham, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Clueless, Wall-E, or Thelma and Louise. Munch on some flavored popcorn from The Popcorn Factory, and be sure to share! Clear Favorites by The Popcorn Factory

A fun DIY activity that can be done on National Best Friend Day is making macramé friendship bracelets. Using colored strings, weave these colorful intricate bracelets and wear them all summer long. We love all the fun DIY tutorials from Honestly…WTF blog. DIY Bracelet on Honestly…WTF

Make a photobooth in your own home! Using paper bags, paint, and a few other craft supplies you can easily construct a fully stocked photobooth that you and your friends can enjoy. Have a contest to see who can make the silliest faces or wildest photo. DIY Photobooth Project by Celebrations.com

Find your favorite photo of you and your best friend from when you met and gift it to him or her in this personalized silver picture frame. They will love the sentimental gesture and cherish the gift for years to come. 3 x 3 Silverplate Frame by Reed & Barton

If your best friend is not local, it is a great idea to send a letter to them know you are thinking of them. Send them your greetings of love and friendship on personalized stationery. Make sure to tell them how appreciative you are of all their support and love, even far away. From the Desk Flat Card by Vera Wang

If you are thinking of giving a gift to a friend, FineStationery.com offers hundreds of personalized gifts to show your love and gratitude!

So tell us: Who is your best friend? What do you plan on doing with them this weekend?