Not only have you and your girlfriends grown up together but she is so much more! She has helped you plan the wedding, went to a thousand different shops so you get your dream wedding outfit, she has listened to you rant about the difference of opinion you just had with your better half about the wedding décor. She is none other than the supergirl in your life aka your best friend who has stood by you through thick and thin. But, now is the perfect time to give back with thoughtful, creative and personalised bridesmaids’ gifts that show how much you really appreciate your girls.
Personalised Makeup Bags-
We all have that one BFF who worked just as hard as any other family member to make your wedding day perfect, don’t we? So, here is what you can do to ensure that you appreciate their efforts? There’s nothing that shows your love of some fab fashion! Get them a personalised make-up bag with their name on it or may be a funky makeup quote on it!
Personalised cookies & cupcakes-
There is so much you can do with cookies & cupcakes- play around with shapes, sizes, personalise them with elements from the wedding such as bride, groom shaped or if your friend helped you pick the colour scheme or the décor you can have the same colour frosting on the cupcakes! It’s fun, easy and your friends will love it!
You will be surprised to see the number of pretty jewellery boxes available in the market. Buy one of the prettiest boxes and fill them up with junk jewellery or may be one statement piece that you know your BFF has been eyeing for the longest time!
Potli Bags or Gota Patti Clutches –
Go down the traditional route and buy the most colourful potli bags or designer gota patti clutches you can find. Fill these up with colourful bangles sets, bindis and nail paints for your girlies.
Here is an idea with a bit of a DIY! Get the baskets and decorate them with the most pretty and elegant ribbons and pack it up stylishly just like your girlfriends. Fill these baskets up with girlies favourite flavours of chocolates, cookies, homemade cakes, mithai or any other junk food they prefer. The possibilities are endless! Choose wisely!
Get your girlies scarves or even matching dupattas and get them to wear it with different outfits but the same matchy-matchy dupatta for your mehendi or the more informal functions like haldi and chura. Don’t forget to click loads of pictures with them and create memories for life!
In case you are having a destination wedding such as a beach wedding and all your friends are travelling together, then you are in luck! Get “Bridesmaid On Duty” printed on cloth tote bags and ask them to carry it when they arrive at the hotel, so everyone knows who you are!
Chai & Coffee Samples-
Everyone just wants to curl up in bed and drink a hot cuppa of tea or coffee after their best friends’ wedding. Find a cute and elegant box, fill them up with artisan teas and coffees in different flavours- and you are done! Let your girlfriends know that while you are on your honeymoon and they are still getting over the hangover, you haven’t forgotten about them.