Post # 1
I posted on this awhile ago but am still deciding on what to do to “finish” up my bridesmaid gifts. So far I have:
-large tote bag (cheap from World Market)
-earrings and necklace for “the day”
-flip flops from old navy
-a silver clutch which I’m going to fill with emergency supples (bandaids, bobbypins, mints, etc.) and a compact which I had engraved
-a purse hook (bought a lot on ebay super cheap!!)
The problem is I would like to get them something they will use in the future. Here are my thoughts:
-personalized water bottle (different designs based on person)
-travel jewelry box (all but one travels a fair bit)
Post # 3
I like the water bottle! Super cute.
I travel a lot and was given one of those boxes. They can be hard to pack sometimes. Someone gave me one of those jewelry roll pouches and I love traveling with that for ease of packing.
Post # 4
Good point on the jewelry boxes!
Post # 5
Get something that fits their hobbies and interests that is not wedding-related.
Post # 6
I did something similar to what you are doing for my bridesmaids, I agree with the PP that maybe something that is not wedding related and person specific. I got each of my girls a necklace from dogeared.com with a charm that best suited their personality. They can get kind of pricey but if you buy the kind on thread and get your own chain (I got chains for them at Michaels and use a promo code it’s not too expensive.
Post # 7
the water bottle is super cute!
Post # 8
You are SO GENEROUS! I do like those water bottles a lot, but ultimately I don’t think you need to give anything else. A tote, flip flops, purse hook, clutch, and engraved compact, on top of jewelry for the day is PLENTY. You’re awesome! 🙂
Post # 9
I don’t think you *need* to get anything, but if given teh option, I’d prefer the water bottle. My SIL gave me one as a Bridesmaid or Best Man gift and I love it! I have 3 travel jewelry boxes and have never used any of them (and I travel quite a bit as well). They are not practical for packing.
Post # 10
Thanks all for your advice! I ended up buying them each a water bottle but not the one above. Just a plan KleenKanteen bottle each in the fav color. By The Way, if you’re interested they have a sale until monday – 20% off @ KleenKanteen.com use code tapthanks