Post # 1
How much are you spending on bridal party gifts?
We have only one Maid/Matron of Honor & one Best Man, and also 3 sets of parents to buy for. My Fiance wants to spend $150 on his brother (best man) but I think that’s crazy, and was thinking more like $50-75. Who’s the crazy one – him or me?
Again, how much is everyone spending on their gifts for others? I realize it’s different for everyone, but I’m just trying to get a better idea, and to win an argument
Post # 3
I am paying for my bridesmaid’s hair ($38), my Maid/Matron of Honor hair and makeup ($63) and I got them each a wristlet clutch thing ($7) and a personalized wine glass off of etsy ($6.50), and I also paid for the necklace they are wearing ($6). So total per bridesmaid I am spending almost $60 and $80 for my Maid/Matron of Honor. For the groomsmen we are spending about $20 each, lol. Not on purpose, that’s just how the budget worked out. I planned to pay for the hair and makeup a long time ago and with what I had left a couple of months ago I decided to spend $20 on each person.
Sorry if it sounds cheap, but my friends aren’t very materialistic and my budget is super tight! I am also planning to make them each a photo album of the pictures that include them after I receive the professional pictures back.
Post # 4
We will be spending about $75 on the boys and $150 for the girls.
Post # 5
I’m paying for their dresses ($50- my mom is making them so that’s just the cost of the silk), their hair and makeup ($65+tip), and getting them each a coach wristlet ($40 new with tags on ebay!) I have 6 of them so it’s really adding up but I’m the first to get married and all my friends are in college so I didn’t want to super burden them with costs. I’m still feeling guilty about the shoes because I though they would be around $80 and now it’s looking like $100. :/
Oh and Fiance just wants to give the boys a personalized beer mug and their socks, so probably $25 there! They don’t really do as much as the girls though 🙂
Post # 6
I’m paying for all the bridesmaid dresses (I’m having 5 girls), so I’ve decided to buy them each the costume jewelry & clutches that they will wear the day of and consider that their presents. I don’t plan on spending more than $35-$40 on each. My Fi is only having 2 groomsmen, so he is planning on spending $75 on each them. Oh and my little cousins who are my flower girl & ring bearer, I will spend around $40 on each of them (probably buy them toys!).
Post # 7
The girls are definately making out better than the boys. I bought the BMs necklaces, bracelets, tote bags with their names, flip flops and personalized wine glasses with charms. So about $60 each.
The GMs are getting personalized mugs that only cost $15 a piece. I’m not sure what else to get them or if we even should. Maybe just the Best Man.
We got the flower girl & ring bearer personlazied mugs that are so cute! They were also only $15 a piece. We will probably fill them with candy or those light up ice cubes.