Amid the countless tasks involved in planning your wedding- selecting a venue, making a guest list, organizing seating arrangements, selecting a florist for the venue, choosing boutonnieres for the groomsmen, bouquets for yourself and your bridesmaids, food, drinks, music, and decor, just to name a few- it's easy to put off another very important decision that you'll have to make: what to give to your bridesmaids to commemorate the important role they play in your wedding.
So we have put together a list of cool, fresh ideas to make sure that your most honored wedding guests have a heartfelt (and useful) reminder of your big day.
So here they are, in no particular order:
1. InnoGear 200 ml essential oil diffuser
A beautiful wooden vessel that dissipates the soothing aroma of her favorite essential oils, and looks great doing it! $35
2. Bath Bomb Assortment by Rejuvelle
A mix of soothing and rejuvenating bombs to make any bath a luxury spa treatment! $20
3. Hershey's double serving ice cream machine
Because who doesn't like ice cream? $35
4. Burt's Bees Everyday Essential Beauty Kit
An assortment of 100% organic products, this kit is sure to contain something every bridesmaid will find useful. $18 -$22
5. Broadway Basketeers Wooden Sectional Nut Gift Box
A beautiful presentation of very high quality nuts and pralines. Just make sure your bridesmaids don't have any nut allergies! $20 and up
6. Savvy Infusion Water Infusion Bottle
This amazing device allows its user to infuse her water with any combination of natural, fresh fruit she chooses. $22
7. Automatic Wine Opener by Oster
This gift removes the only difficult step involved in enjoying wine. $24
8. Gift Cards
Say what they might about this being an "unoriginal" or "impersonal" gift idea, no one can deny that anything is more "personal" than allowing the recipient to personally choose whatever she likes! Don't you love getting gift cards? Of course you do! $10 and up
9. Bonsai Trio Kit by Plant Theatre
Bonsais are growing in popularity, but they grow very slowly. Includes seeds, peat blocks, pot, propagation bags, and instructions for planting and growing 3 different varieties of bonsai plants. $20
10. Breakfast Sandwich Maker by Hamilton Beach
This awesome device cooks everything for a perfect breakfast sandwich... all at once! $25
11. Rococo Botanical Jewelry
Custom designed jewelry made here at Rococo Floral Studio by Executive Designer Lori Lee. Each contains one or more living "air plants" from genus Tillandsia. Care is a non-issue; they only require a weekly misting. Outside of that, just don't let them freeze, and they'll live forever! $65-$165
We hope this gives you some good ideas for gifts to give to your bridesmaids as a token of your appreciation. Whatever you choose, just make sure you figure it out in enough time that you aren't scrambling for something just to "check the block," possibly disappointing the people who truly are your guests of honor.
One last tip: make sure that you get your bridesmaid's gifts somewhere with a friendly return policy, and preferably either somewhere local or somewhere that will ship. (All of the ideas in this article, with the exception of our botanical jewelry (which is available exclusively at Rococo Floral Studio) can be purchased from multiple vendors, as well as at Amazon's website.
Thanks for reading this, and we hope you find the perfect gift for each of your bridesmaids!