My bridesmaids are more than just close friends, they are actually family—no really, five out of seven of them are my first cousins, and the other two I have been friends with for 15+ years. So they have been “holding me down” for a long time. I knew I wanted something sentimental, but also something they could still use after the wedding.
I had two main ideas. It was to either to get them all a Pandora bracelet or a Tiffany bracelet. The main problem with that is half of them already had either one or both. So it would’ve been extremely wack to give someone something they already had just for the sake of my wedding. So I switched it up completely. Because their dresses came with a free jewelry set already, I skipped that and went another route.
My gifts were a mix of DIY and purchased items. After they were wrapped and put in pretty bags they turned out to be a hit. All the girls were crying at our rehearsal dinner saying it was too much, but I didn’t think it was enough. Do you guys remember that fab bridal shower they gave me? And my bachelorette party was awesome too. (I haven’t forgotten to share that with you.)
OK, well enough of my talking. Here’s everything I gave them…