(Closed) Who did you give gifts ?

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
3170 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I am going to a local place in town that has all kinds of cute girly bath stuff. Candles, bath soaps, cute little dishes for jewelry. Anyone who is involved in the wedding should get a gift and any friend who is helping you but you arn’t paying them. Like, a friend of ours is doing of photography for free so I will be giving her a really nice gift. The readers and the lady who is singing for us will get a cute candle and some bath stuff. Probably $30 worth.

Post # 4
7647 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Maid/Matron of Honor got something special, but did get something for all both Bridesmaid or Best Man. Gave $40 to our 3 singers and violin player. Everyone else (ushers, people who are handing out programs, guestbook, flower attendant, etc) we have personalized bags of popcorn that we are giving them.

Post # 5
1623 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We’re “gifting” everyone who plays some part in our wedding. For us that’s the bridesmaids, groomsmen, Maid/Matron of Honor, Best Man, 2 Readers, Attendant, Parents.  Since we’re inviting them all to the rehearsal & dinner to follow, I don’t want to not give gifts to someone who is graciously helping us….although the readers gifts will be smaller than the others.

Post # 6
2715 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We are giving gifts to anyone who’s helped with the wedding and not a vendor: parents, all memebers of the bridal party, and our readers.  For readers, we are doing small gifts – something around $10-$15.

Post # 7
3697 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

My parents – mom got a pedi and massage, Dad a $100 gc to his fave mexican joint

His parents – we got them a new set of dishes

His best man – cufflinks

My best woman – a clutch and hanky panky “Maid of Honor” thong

Keyboard player – $100 amex card

Officiant – $250 amex card

My brother (did a reading, ushered, and DJ’ed) – $100 amex card

ETA: all people I “Paid” agreed to help us but never asked for money

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