(Closed) Bridesmaid gift – WHEN did you give?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: When do you give bridesmaids their gifts? (multiple choice)
    when you ask them to be your BM : (0 votes)
    at the bachelorette party : (2 votes)
    3 %
    at the rehearsal dinner : (42 votes)
    70 %
    after the wedding : (5 votes)
    8 %
    other time - explain : (11 votes)
    18 %
  • Post # 3
    370 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @inspiration86:  this is a good question, I’m wondering the same thing but I think it’s usually done on the wedding day!

    Post # 5
    9082 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I gave mine to my girls while we were getting ready.

    Post # 6
    1805 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @inspiration86:  I gave the bridesmaids their gifts the day before the wedding when we all went to have our nails done! We gave parents their gifts that night at the rehearsal dinner! I also gave the bridesmaids necklaces at my bridal shower as a thank you for hosting it!

    Post # 7
    2869 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I gave them at the rehearsal dinner.  I didn’t want them to have to deal with them day-of, seemed too likely that they would get lost/left behind.

    Post # 8
    374 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I order them shirts with their titles on it and the groom and I name with wedding date, that I handing out when they purchased their dress. The other gift which will be clutches will be given the day of the wedding before pictures

    Post # 9
    8472 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I gave them theirs at the rehearsal dinner. 

    Post # 10
    11238 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    The night before after the rehearsal at the church my Mum did us all dinner. Towards the end of the night I gave them their presents then.

    Post # 11
    187 posts
    Blushing bee

    Depends on what the gift was; if it was one of those clutches with the emergency kits, then I’d go with the rehearsal dinner. If it was more like jewellery not intended as part of their outfit, I’d go with after the wedding.

    Post # 12
    903 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    If they decide to do hair/makeup with me, i’ll probably do it in the morning while we’re getting ready. Or else I’ll do it at the rehearsal. 

    Post # 13
    1408 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    “there’s no time for bridesmaids, it’s all about the bride”… really???

    Post # 14
    4687 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    @HannahGrace:  can you see why some brides go bridezilla, with that perspective?? Yeesh.

    Post # 15
    839 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014



    Not to mention some of the bridesmaids will be getting better gifts based on their effort. 

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