(Closed) What Do You Think …. A Question on Gifts

posted 8 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Who are gifts to the wedding party from?
    From both of us to all of them : (12 votes)
    31 %
    From bride to bridesmaids and from groom to groomsmen? : (27 votes)
    69 %
  • Post # 3
    10851 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I’m doing gifts to my girls and he’s doing gifts to his guys. I’m also putting together little groomsmen grooming kits for the day because one of our Groomsmen has a…. smelly… odour issue…. I feel awful saying that but the guy stinks! LOL! So I’m putting together little kits with deoderant, mini colognes, etc for all of them.

    Post # 4
    1927 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I would say each of you gives the gifts to your attendants as individuals.  But unless you are worried about signing a card or something it’s not very obvious who the giver is any way.

    Post # 5
    3564 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I would say that the thought/sentiment is from both of us…but I’m in charge of the actual gifts to my girls, and he’s in charge of teh gifts to his guys (although I might end up picking them out if he doesn’t do it!).

    Post # 7
    96 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    We see the gifts as thank you gifts. Thank you for being my/his friend and for supporting me/him in this whole endevaour. Since I asked the bridesmaids to be in the wedding party and he asked the groomsmen, we will be treating them as gifts from each of us as individuals.

    Post # 8
    7173 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    How close are you to the guys and vice versa for your FI?

    I think it could be person dependent.  Meaning, if you are close to one of his Groomsmen, then address the gift from both of you.  Or, if you have a Bridesmaid or Best Man that only you are close to – then address it just from you.

    As a Bridesmaid or Best Man, I’d expect it to be from the person I’m standing up there for (most typically the bride).  I wouldn’t think it was odd if the gift was from both the groom and the bride, but it seems to make it more personable if it was from the bride.

    Post # 9
    5670 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We are giving the gifts from both of us. While some may be his attendants and others mine I am grateful for everyone who is supporting us during this wonderful occassion.

    Post # 11
    573 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    We each did o ur own gifts for our attendants. They each got something for the wedding and then another gift.

    Post # 12
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    I’m giving to the maids and he’s giving to the men!

    Post # 13
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    Our wedding party is all family, and we have been together of just over 10 years, so the gifts will be from both of us; however, my Fiance will be handing the guys theirs and I will be handing the girls theirs.

    Post # 14
    97 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    we’re giving gifts from both of us.  the bridal party is standing up for our marriage so i think it is only fitting that we thank them from us. 

    Post # 15
    5154 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    The thought is from both but for me the gifts were me to my Maid/Matron of Honor and my husband to his Bridesmaid or Best Man

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