It may get overwhelming to plan your wedding and you’re drawing up your big-day budget, keep in mind the many friends, family members, and scene-setting specialists who have helped along the way. How much you spend is entirely subjective, of course, and the following suggestions are meant as guidelines, not hard-and-fast rules.
All designs online can be made as gifting to each individual and the following guidelines are just our most sought after gifts for the special occasion.
Bridesmaid and Groomsmen
What to give: Think about something personal that you shared in your years of friendship, your own personal milestone, destination, inspiration, movie quotes or dates.
When to give it: At your rehearsal dinner or bridal luncheon day.
Bracelets / Bangles
Maid of Honor and Best Man
What to give: Both yours and your fiancé’s best mate goes the extra mile, she usually plans your bridal shower and bachelorette party and he handles the stag party. You can put a little more effort into their gifts. Get a matching set in rose gold or gold colour to make it more meaningful and ever so slightly indulgent.
When to give it: At the same time you gifting out the other attendants’ gifts.
Flower Girls and Ring Bearers
What to give: Simple presents for the them that’s worth between $25-$55 is fine.
When to give it: On the day of the wedding, especially if it’s an activity, game, or toy that will keep them occupied during the more adult moments of the reception.
Parents, Grandparents, Godparents, Step-Parents
What to give: The gifts are truly thought that counts. Take some time to think about what would best express your appreciation and then spend what you’ve budgeted for.
When to give it: In the few days or hours before the wedding.
What to give: This is something really sentimental. It can be a place that you’ve both met each other, say I-Do, getting proposed, wedding dates, a sentimental quote, a love song, poems, and many more.
When to give it: Exchanging presents the night before the wedding — especially if you’re spending it apart — ups the romance factor.