Gifts Your Wedding Party Will Love
Summer is undoubtedly wedding season across the U.S.A. Couples are happily “tying the knot.” To mark this occasion these couples often give gifts to loved ones that participate in their wedding. Often family and friends truly go the extra mile to make that wedding a truly memorable occasion – so it is important for a couple to show their wedding attendants gratitude in a special way.
Ideas For Bridesmaids Gifts
What would a bride be without her bridesmaids? Every bride counts on her bridesmaids from the moment she gets engaged to that very important walk down the aisle. Ideal bridesmaid gifts include personalized gifts such as a silver plated compact with the bridesmaid’s initials or a cosmetic travel case with monogramming. An ideal bridesmaid gift could be a special photo of all the bridesmaids together with the bride in a beautiful silver frame.
Ideas For Groomsmen GiftsPersonalized gifts like golf balls, drinking mugs or even personalized beverage coolers are ideal groomsmen gifts. Cuff-links are also a very classic groomsmen gift that any gentleman would appreciate.
Ideas For Usher Gifts
Ushers are so important to the wedding day. Your ushers greet guests in a friendly way and truly set the tone for your wedding. You’ll want to say “thank you” to your ushers in a way that makes an impact. If your wedding has a seasonal theme such as the Fourth of July, you could give unique gifts that are red, white and blue! Unique gifts can be quite memorable and your ushers will appreciate your thoughtfulness. A lovely gift to give an usher is a watch or a personalized silver keychain.
Ideas For Flower Girl Giftschildren’s entertainer like a face painter or a magician as the flower girl’s gift. She’ll be entranced and just love the show! This is an ideal gift if you have a small group of children. Other lovely gifts for a little flower girl are a small jewelry box, a savings bond, or a plush animal.
Ideas For Ring Bearer Gifts
The ring bearer sometimes looks a little nervous, and everyone knows that this is a big job for such a little one. Sometimes the little one may not completely understand the importance of a big event, but they are excited to be there. Having children in your ceremony can be a real show stopper – because you just never know what a child will do. You can find a great gift for the ring bearer by keeping his interests in mind. It is great to give a child a gift that keeps them active and involved. Toys that encourage a child to be curious – such as a telescope to look at the stars are an ideal gift for the ring bearer. Your gift will be one that can be used all year and may spark a life-long hobby!
Ideas For Guest Book Attendant Gifts
Any couple is grateful for their guest book attendants. It is so helpful to have all of their guests sign the guest book so they know exactly who attended their wedding. Sometimes in all of the excitement, the happy couple may not get a chance to be with all of their guests. Seeing the guest book will help them know exactly who was at their wedding. A couple will want to get their guest book attendant a thoughtful gift. There are many ideal gifts to consider. One that many would appreciate is a large photo album. Often families use at least one photo album during the summer on a family vacation and with all of the summer celebrations – graduations, weddings and other parties and events. Having this album personalized makes it even more special.
Ideas For Server Giftsgift certificate for a massage or a pedicure. Your servers will appreciate these thoughtful and unique gifts.
Ideas For Priest/Celebrant Gifts
The happy couple would find it difficult to get married without a priest or celebrant! Often the priest or celebrant truly pours their heart into the ceremony by adding special touches and helping to bring the couple’s love and joy in the celebration to life. Expressing your thanks to this central person in the ceremony is a nice touch. Sometimes people forget to thank their priest or celebrant. A donation to the church or a charity in their name can be a very thoughtful gift. Another unique idea can be a bookstore gift certificate. Very often priests and celebrants are well educated and read voraciously. They will appreciate and use this gift of a bookstore gift certificate. Also writing the priest or celebrant a note of thanks and appreciation for all they have done to make your “big day” so meaningful is a lovely touch.
Other Key People Deserve Gifts
Honored guests who make a special effort to attend should be acknowledge with a gift. Some come by plane or train to take care of behind the scene needs or simply go out of they way to attend. Giving them a little gift is a lovely idea. There are many unique ideas for “thank you” gifts that you could give them. A small box of chocolate truffles is a gift that so many would enjoy. A disposable camera at the event to take pictures is another gift many would appreciate. A plant or a package of seeds is an ideal gift for a summer wedding. Matching your gift to the theme of your wedding is a lovely touch.
To many of them the most important gift is being able to participation in your special day. However giving them a gift is a lovely way to show your appreciation for their hard work and efforts in making your wedding special.
Contributor: Abigail Beal