A bride will typically appoint a sister, female relative, or best friend as the maid of honor who stands by the side on the big day. The maid of honor is the busiest people apart from new couples, because they are in charge of the bachelorette party and bridal shower as well as leading the rest of the bridesmaids throughout the planning process and on the day of the wedding. To show the appreciations for their help, the bride always gives some gifts on the wedding. So what gift give a bridesmaid to be? And how much do you spend on bridesmaid gifts?
Most popular bridesmaid gifts:
Robes & Pajamas
Satin robes or pajamas will be their new favorite thing to wear to bed. Personalizing the pajamas with their initials on the front pocket would be special. And choose a shade to match your wedding palette. It's affordable enough to get one for your entire bridal party. The regular price is ￡20.
Proposal Boxes & Gifts
"Will you be my maid of honor?" If you haven’t asked them yet, here’s an excellent way to pop the question. With two different options, premium and deluxe, your future maid of honor will receive a personalized champagne flute or tumbler, chocolate, a faux diamond topped pen and an artificial rose. The box is a great keepsake to safely store her mementos.
Tote & Make-up Bag
A girl always has many cosmetics, so she can't have too many makeup bags which is sure to become her favorite. You can customize the inside and outside to make this one stand out. Put her name or nickname on the outside and the date of your wedding on the inside. She'll fall in love with this bag, which can double as a clutch for the wedding. It normally costs few pounds.
Tumblers, Mugs & Drinkware
Help your bridesmaids enjoy their next sip in style by including fun tumblers in their bridesmaid gift bags. Each colorful cup can be printed with bridesmaids' names or funny words. Then they will think of your wedding when they drink water. The normal price is less than ￡20.
A compact mirror is a traditional bridesmaid gift idea for a reason—they're just so darn useful. A mirror by the bridesmaids' side to check makeup for them is very necessary and considerable. The normal price is about ￡5.
These personal ornaments made from or contain jewels and precious metal, such as necklaces, rings, or bracelets, show your care to your bridesmaids, so they know that even though someone else is entering your life, you'll still be in hers. Personalizing the rings or necklaces with your besties initial, she'll feel extra special every time she wears it.
These bridesmaid thank-you gifts come in chic pastel shades, making them on-theme party favors for weddings. You also can customize it with each bridesmaid's name printed in romantic calligraphy on the lid. The normal price is ￡10.
A Framed Picture
Your camera roll is filled with special pictures of the two of you laughing and having —they might have just made it to your Instagram. To print and frame it, then they can put the framed picture where they always can be seen.
When Give Your Bridesmaid Gifts?
When deciding when to give your bridesmaids their gifts, there isn't a right or wrong time. If you're gifting something that might be helpful to them on the wedding day, like a clutch, the morning of is a good opportunity. Otherwise, the rehearsal dinner is a popular time to hand out wedding gifts for bridesmaids.
The hallmark of a great Maid of Honor gift is the thought and personalization behind it.