Being a bridesmaid is a pretty big commitment to a lady who said yes to a bride's request. Aside from so many errands, the bridesmaids are usually the ones who pay their own attire for the wedding. Also, they are the ones who plan the bridal shower or bachelorette party for the bride. Although most bridesmaids are willing and happy to take those responsibilities, it would still be a good gesture to thank them by giving them bridesmaids gifts.
One of the best times to present bridesmaids gifts is on your bridal shower. Look for bridal party gifts for your bridesmaids that are both personal and creative, which you know they will be able to use and love.
Bridal Party Gifts for your Wedding Day
Shopping for gifts that your bridesmaids can use or wear on your wedding day is one great idea that to consider. Provide gifts to your bridesmaids that they will enjoy using at your wedding and beyond. Perhaps included in your choices are necklaces, earrings, bracelets, or pretty headpieces that they can wear with their dresses. Look for choices that are a bit unique that will also work well with other outfits they have in their closet. The gifts, however, may vary depending on the type of wedding you will have. For example, if you plan for a beach wedding, the presents you may consider for your bridesmaids which they can use while at the venue include robes, flip flops, beach hats, towels, sun glasses, and beach bags. These are beach-related gifts that they can use also long after your wedding day.
Bridal Party Gifts that are Personal
You may also give bridesmaids gifts that are more personal. These gifts are often chosen according to the likes and interests of each bridesmaid. For example, you may need to look for a cooking tool set for a bridesmaid who is a cooking enthusiast. Or if one of them loves to travel, you may need to select a travel-related item that she can use while traveling, such as a travel bag, portable grooming kit, or a travel book. It pays to know your bridesmaids well, because the more you know them, the easier you can decide what right gifts to offer them.
Homemade Bridal Party Gifts
If you love DIY ideas, you may consider homemade gifts for your bridesmaids. Many brides these days are into DIY, from making their own wedding favors and decors to making homemade gifts. There are immeasurable ideas to choose from when it comes to homemade bridesmaids gifts. Among the easiest to do are gift baskets, edible treats, and scrapbooks. You can also make goodie bags which may include engraved compact mirrors, cosmetic products, personalized shirts, and the like. However if you decided to make homemade gifts for your bridesmaids, you should start crafting ahead of time. Don't wait for the last minute if you want to avoid stress and pressure in making the gifts, and if you want to make them look well thought of.