(Closed) What are you giving your bridal party to say thank you?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
263 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@TxTornado:  Those gifts sound awesome! I just posted a similar message. I purchased my 2 girls lipsticks, clutches, robes and earrings. If I may make a suggestion…I would put their names on the bags. That way they’re more likely to use it again. I find most bridesmaids don’t reuse their “bridesmaid” labeled items.

Post # 4
543 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@TxTornado:  i wouldnt do bridesmaids on the bags because they may never get to use it again, maybe their monogram!

we got each of our bridesmaids a burlap clutch, a pashima, and filled the clutch with a “survival kit” 

our flower girls are both really young so we got them a stuffed animal, a little purse and a hair bow

for the groomsmen we are making them each a gift basket with liquor, a mason jar, sode, cigars, and a shot glass

Post # 5
323 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

 so far we are paying for two nights accomodations in a large shared cabin for them, i am also making fabric flower bouquets that they can keep and “red neck wine glasses” (mason jar on a candle stick). The non-wedding related will be a nice set of make up brushes, porcelain tiles designed by an artist in el salvador that i bought on a recent trip, making each a wire and sea glass necklace (sea glass from bermuda), and i will be picking up a few odds and ends when i go to New York like umbrellas just in case,  tote bag, and possibly a starbucks travel mug with a gift card. 

haha they better like it :p

Post # 6
1720 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

I paid for their dresses, shoes, hair and makeup, then bought them a necklace from Blue Nile.

Post # 7
8446 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

For the guys, we got gift cards (they’re all gamers, so we figured they could pick their own game) and I made them super mario boutonnieres.  For my girls I got coach wristlets, sephora gift cards, emergency kits, and I made them earrings and necklaces (each girl got a different design) and a macaron coin purse.  No one in our wedding party had to pay for attire, hair/make-up, accessories, shoes or accommodations.


Post # 8
67 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@TxTornado:  I am giving them some really pretty personalized purse hangers( for the table). I had never seen one until my future Mother-In-Law whipped one out while we were out to dinner one night.

Post # 9
4429 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@TxTornado:  i got my Bridesmaid or Best Man there wedding day jewelry ( necklace, earrings, bracelet) i’m also getting them gift bags from eather Victoria secrets or bath and beyond and i’m going to include slippers for the reception ; ) is that a good gift?

Post # 11
2657 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We gave the guys the Original Brazilian flipflop. The ladies, the same flipflops plus some fun things from the LUSH store and then I gave my Maid/Matron of Honor all that plus a gift card for a spa. She did so much for me!!

We ended up with those awesome flipflops because NOTHING else seemed right. We wnated to give them something that they will use a lot after the wedding.


Post # 12
1022 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@TxTornado:  I’m trying to avoid things that are too wedding day specific, so they can use them again.  I’m not sure i”m giving a tote bag, but It has crossed my mind. if I do it will be personalised with their name or initials so they can use it again.


other wise they are getting a picture frame, to put a special picture of us from the big day, a willow tree figureine that is fitting to them/me/us our relationship dynamic. a gift tag that says thank you for being my ____ it’s made out of wood and will have ribbon on it that they can repurpose to just hang up all the time as a reminder, or into a christmas ornament.  gift certificate towards day of hair/make up. and then I’m not sure what else.

Post # 15
190 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I am gifting them their necklace and earrings for the wedding that I feel they will definitely wear again and I am looking into a clutch from Etsy that has a chevron pattern that is the theme of my wedding, that I also feel they would use again

Post # 16
526 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

paying for their hair and makeup

paid for their dresses (amazing convertible ones they’ll be able to wear again in dozens on different styles)

yep - what im getting the girls!yep - bm dresses

got them jewelry with crystals in their favorite colors 

Bridesmaid Jewelry Set - Swarovski White Pearl and Dark Sapphire Crystal Necklace and Earring Set, Blue and White Necklace and Earring SetAvailable in Other Colors, Bridesmaid Gift Set - Swarovski White Pearl and Fuschia Crystal Necklace and Earring Set

clutches in their favorite colors

and little black satiny robes to wear as we get ready

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and personal notes of course 🙂

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