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Thank Your Bridesmaids

June 8th, 2015 by Jeannine

Thank Your Bridesmaids

No doubt your bridesmaids have been an important part of your life and after planning your bridal shower and carrying you home after your stagette, don’t you think they deserve something special? Show them you appreciate them by giving them a thank you gift… I’ve got some ideas right here!

  • Jewelry – If you have the budget for it, a pair of earrings, a pretty necklace or a cute bracelet would make a good gift for the girly bridesmaid. You can buy each bridesmaid complementing jewelry for them to wear on your wedding day, but make sure they’ll be able to wear it again! You can check out some pretty jewels I found from Jeweliette for under $100¬†or check out these pretty earrings I got from Etsy a while back.
  • Spa day – Maybe a massage or even a mani-pedi? Give it to them before your wedding and go as a group for a day of pre-wedding pampering!
  • Treat them to a tea party or brunch – Sharing some tea and teeny sandwiches (with no crust!) and delectable pastries is a great way to bond with the girls. My favourite place to go is Secret Garden Tea Company in Kerrisdale.
  • Make them a scrapbook – For the crafty bride, make a special little album for each bridesmaid with photos of the two of you from way back when! Embarrassing photos encouraged!
  • A tote full of stuff they like – Include their favourite magazine, a new book by the author they love, some of their favourite beauty products, as well as candy and chocolate to satisfy their sweet tooth… anything as long as they love it!
  • Girls Night In – host a Girls Night In at your place, make them a nice dinner, have some snacks, watch movies, play games, whatever, as long as they enjoy themselves.

The appropriate budget for bridesmaid gifts is what you can afford. There are no rules and if you can’t afford much, don’t sweat it… they shouldn’t be expecting anything anyway! But at least give them a thank you card, with a heartfelt note about how much they mean to you and how much you appreciate all that they’ve done for you, not just on your wedding, but in all the years you’ve known each other.

Tell me… what will you be getting for your special ladies?

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  • October 9th, 2015 at 4:43 am
    Lily Hope says:

    I think this is a great post. For my gift to my bridesmaids, I bought them convertible dresses from Nuova Vita to wear at my wedding. I know how hard it can be for bridesmaids to pay for their dresses, so I thought this would be a lovely gift they could enjoy, without stressing about coming to my wedding because they can’t afford the outfit. I do like the spa-day idea too!


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