Bridesmaid gifts… How much to spend and would you like this ?

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

It seems like all of this stuff is to be used on the day of the wedding. Is there anything that you could get that they could use after? 

Post # 5
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

It’s all great but it’s all really a gift for you and your pics.  I would get them something personal for after the wedding.

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Scottish Rite Cathedral (New Castle, PA)

From what I’ve heard on the Bee buying them things that they’ll use in the wedding doesn’t really count for their gifts. If you’re going to do what you’ve listed I would suggest that you make their hangers their names and not “bridesmaid” so that it’s not as limited for use?

I’m doing what you’re doing (jewelry, hair/makeup and hanger) and then buying them each individual gifts. I’m thinking clutches or wristlets that match their personalities.

But you know your girls best so if you think they’ll be happy with that than go for it!!!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I got my ladies infinity rings from etsy and they loved them! I see them wearing them still:) I think those earrings are super cute though!!

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

On the hanger, not sure how much use they can get out of it even if it has their name on it (other than just using it as a regular hanger in the closet). I think they’re cute for the photos but not much else.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I would forego the hanger

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I bought silk robes that had their first initial monogrammed into them so they can rewear them and again and have other uses than just on my wedding day. I know I wouldn’t want to always wear a robe that said bridesmaid. 

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@SarahMitchell:  Cute idea!  Like all the things you’ve selected.  What shop are the earring/necklace set from?  So cute!  I’m thinking along the same lines as you for gifts plus something small/personal for them as well.

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

i did earrings and neckalace like thoses for my girls, plus i did each a box for their specific personality-type of resturant is their fave- one is a coffee drinker so a mug ,gift cards to coffee shops,chocolate covered espresso beans, -apple bees– apple bee gift card- apple candle, burt bees products. standford gift card- berry candle(she orders the berry cobbler each time) berry jams and scone mix)and berry chocolate bars. one i did paradise box- local salon named paradise, paradise candles and scenty items

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’m giving a makeup clutch that has their first initial embroidered on them (5 DOLLARS through David’s Bridal and they look great.  Amazing deal.)

Inside the clutches is a mini bottle of Barefoot Moscato and since they all have the bracelets, a Pandora bead, then a few Godiva truffles in each bag.  I wanted them to have a jewelry item that reminded them of the wedding, but not something directly related that they could wear again 🙂

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I like those! I’ve gotten jewlerly I’ve worn on the wedding day twice as gifts, and I’ve been happy with that. They can always wear them again!

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

All pretty, but not really a gift for the bridesmaids. 

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