Thanks to websites such as Not on the Highstreet and Etsy, we are truly spoilt for choice when it comes to buying little gifts for our girlies to say 'thanks for being my bridesmaid'. Today I wanted to pull together a few ideas just to help you out (because you have a lot on your planning plate right?!); these gifts vary in price and there is something for everyone! Let me know in the comments which is your favourite! (Find all the links below!).
One > Zodiac constellation necklace, by Olive Bella Jewelry $41
I adore these pretty little necklaces, aren't they cute? I am a sucker for anything stars/zodiac related, so I would love to receive this as a gift, and the fact that you can get it personalised makes it extra special.
Two > Wood Sage and Sea Salt candle, from Jo Malone £45
I know this is one very expensive candle, but if you are looking for something long-lasting and absolutely luxurious, then this is for you. Personally I have never had one, but I know people who swear that these candles are the best, so you are pretty much guaranteed they would be appreciated!
Three > Personalised painting, from Leaf Lane Studio (yep, me!) from £25
Okay, so I realise the picture shows an engagement painting, but it is just an example of the personalised messages that I offer (because you can have whatever you desire of course!). I am in the process of putting together a tab for my website all about this service, but in the mean time just pop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can sort everything out that way! Having a painting created for someone is such a unique gift and will be something they will always keep and treasure; it is a lovely way of showing that you really took some time to consider them.
Four > Personalised Ring Dish, by Kate Charlton Ceramics (via Not on the Highstreet) £17.50
A slightly more budget-friendly gift option and certainly something that would be used and would look so pretty in any room. I have a 'thing' about little bowls and dishes for jewelry, they are so handy!
Five > Starburst Necklace, by Dose of Rose (via Not on the Highstreet) £25
How cute is this necklace? If you want something delicate and not personalised then this may be for you. It is elegant and pretty without being too 'in your face' and so would suit so many people, I love this one.
Six > Leather Journal, by The Rustic Dish (via Not on the Highstreet) £25
It's kind of a given that I love all things stationery and, let's be honest, can anyone ever have too many notebooks? No, I don't think they can! The bonus to this one is that you can have it personalised if you want, making it a little more special!
Seven > Infinity Knot Bangle, by Junk Jewels (via Not on the Highstreet) £15
Another very cute, simple gift that will suit so many and, although it isn't personalised, your bridesmaid will have a constant reminder of being there when you tied the knot every time they look at it. It comes beautifully and thoughtfully packaged too!
Eight > Personalised Cosmetics Bag, by The Personal Wedding Co (via Etsy) from £9.00
Another lower budget option which is still super cute and useful! Buying from small business means you get more unique gifts and talk to the makers to ensure you get what you want. Etsy is a fab place to search for something different.
Nine > Personalised Heart Plaque, by Shop Paper Bee (via Etsy) £6.49
This gorgeous little Etsy shop offers lots of variety of personalised plaques, from births to engagements to weddings and more, head over to check it out. I think these affordable little hearts would also make a lovely name tag or decoration on a bigger present.
Ten > Personalised Mug, by Little Cherub Design (via Not on the Highstreet) £15
Much like notebooks, you can never have too many mugs! I love the mug I have with my initial on it, it's my favourite, so this little gift would be a winner on every level (even better if it came with a packet of biscuits!).
I hope you found this helpful, next week I will be talking about gifts for the best man / ushers, so be sure to come back for that!