(Closed) Gifts for the bridesmaids— absolutely a must? Suggestions for time crunch.

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 16
3679 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Just keep in mind that if it’s a prop for your wedding, it’s not really a gift.

Post # 18
904 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I got them each a Camelbak bottle and filled it with a Tarte mascara, Josie Maran hand cream and a little vial of argan oil, a Fresh tinted lip balm, a necklace from Charming Charlie, and a couple ounces of loose-leaf tea and rock sugar from Teavana.  It’s all nice but neutral stuff that I think they’d all like, and we’re all active/outdoorsy people so the water bottle will be appreciated too.  Less than $100/girl, and I was able to get everything just walking around our local mall.

Post # 19
1056 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

You do not have to buy anything wedding related. You can buy something that they are interested in.. like tea, a spa card..etc

Post # 20
903 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I just found really cute makeup bags at Michaels for $1.50 EACH! Just go shop around! Clutches, makeup, bath and body basket, etc. You can definitely put together a gift. You have almost a month 🙂 

Post # 21
51 posts
Worker bee

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vintagekitten:  The easiest thing I think is to do a set. Sets look elegant and it seems like they got a bunch of stuff but its all small things. Also, on ETSY if you want to get the BRIDESMAID shirts, those will come within like a week, I can give you the vendor- she was super fast.
 and They were Beautiful!!!!

By set, you can go to your local Duane Reade or Wallgreens, and with your wedding color in mind, get a nail polish, sanitzer, and eyeshadow or something for each girl. Get little satin or see through colored baggies and viola.

Cards can come later I think, when your sending Thank You notes, send them extra special ones.

Post # 23
1423 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

I’m easy to please, but if you’re really pressed what about giftcards? Like Starbucks?

Post # 24
156 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

Keep it simple with a card and a gift card to their favorite restaurant or store.

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