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Bridesmaid Gifts: 12 of the Best Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

13th April 2018 |By | Be the first to comment

Your bridesmaids play a pretty essential role in your big day and in the lead up to it, being there for you as only best friends can be. With that in mind, many brides like to say “thank you” with a special gift. Here’s our list of 12 of the best bridesmaid gifts, ready to inspire you!

1) Jewellery

The classic go-to gift is jewellery as there’s such an enormous variety to choose from. Necklaces, bracelets, rings, charms, earrings, etc. But just because it’s the most common gift doesn’t mean it’s a boring choice—you should see our trendy rose gold flasks disguised as bangles!

Rose Gold and Crystals Double Heart Personalised Necklace | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Crystal Double Swing Heart Necklace – Matte Rose Gold

Personalised Rose Gold Bracelet Bangle Flask Trendy Wearable Drinks Flask | Confetti.co.uk Flower and Pear Drop Earrings and Necklace In Silver Jewellery | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Personalised Rose Gold Bracelet Bangle Flask with Metallic Gold “Celebration Set” Wine Glass (coming soon) | Flower and Pear Drop Earrings and Necklace

2) Jewellery Box

Another popular gift choice is a jewellery box as they come in all manner of shapes, styles, and sizes. We’re particularly fond of our collection of jewellery boxes, such as our versatile glass-and-rose-gold boxes that don’t have to hold jewellery at all—you could fill it with hair care accessories, makeup, or just some pretty confetti.

Rose Gold Jewellery Boxes | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Rose Gold Personalised Jewellery Box with “Modern Floral” PrintSquare Glass Box with “Modern Floral” Etching, and Large Rectangular “Modern Floral”Glass Box with Sparkle Fabric.

Gifts For Her - Personalised Vintage Inspired Glass Jewellery Box | Confetti.co.uk Personalised Gold Modern Heart Jewellery Box Bridesmaid Gift Idea - XO With Etching | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Personalised Vintage Inspired Glass Jewellery Box | “XO” Modern Gold Heart Jewellery Box with Faux Leather Compact Mirror with Initial Monogram Emboss and “Love Made Me Do It” Polished Rose Gold Hip Flask

3) Nightwear

Treat your bridesmaids with a beautiful personalised dressing gown, pyjama set, or shirt, perhaps complete with a set of comfy foldable pocket shoes, a luxury eye mask, and a cute cushion.

Rose Gold Foil Heart Shaped Balloons - Bride and Bridesmaid Photo Idea - Sally's Real Wedding | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Pink on White Floral Watercolour Robe, Silky White Kimono Robes and Medium Sized Rose Gold Foil Balloons. Image courtesy of Sally Vane.

Blue Watercolour Floral Silky Kimono Robe On Blue and Periwinkle Silky Kimono Robe | Confetti.co.uk Pink Watercolour Floral and White Silky Pajama Shorts Sets with You and Me Pillows and Sleep Masks | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above:  Blue Floral Watercolour Dressing Gown and Periwinkle Blue Silky Kimono Robe | Pink Watercolour Floral Pyjama Shorts Setand White Silky Pyjama Shorts Set

Personalised Bridal Button Down Shirt Gift | Confetti.co.uk Personalised Bridesmaid Shirt Gift | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Personalised Button-Down Shirt and Black SunglassesFoldable Flats Pocket Shoes - Champagne | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Silver Foldable Flats Pocket Shoes

4) Drinkware

A reusable water bottle, cup, tea infuser, tumbler, or flask is perfect for the sport-lover or someone who’s always on the go. On the other hand, there’s also a wide range of personalised drinkware like mugs and steins and personalised glassware such as wine glasses, shot glasses, and flutes to choose from.

Personalised Water Bottles and Drinkware - Personalised Plastic Tumblers - Personalised Coffee And Tea Mugs | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above, from left to right:  Sleek White Insulated Water Bottle with Contemporary Vertical Line Printing, Personalised Plastic Drink Tumbler with Contemporary Vertical Line Printing, Gold Cola Bottle Insulated Water Bottle with “Thirst Aid” Printing, Stainless Steel Travel Mug with Custom Monogram Printing, Bottle Green Water Bottle (coming soon), Glass Tea Infuser Travel Cup with Calligraphy Text Printing, Personalised Stemless Travel Tumbler with Calligraphy Text Printing, Stainless Steel Tumbler with Straw (coming soon), and Personalised Chrome Water Bottle With Handle with Custom Monogram Print

Personalised Magnetic Travel Wine Glass - Portable Nesting Wine Glass | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Portable Travel Wine Glass with Summer Vibes and Calligraphic Name Personalisation

Stop and Smell the Rosé Pink Rose Cocktail Drink Idea | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Personalised Stemless Wine Glasses

5) Bags

To ensure a gift that’s perfect for everyday use, consider gifting your bridesmaid a personalised tote bag that’s ideal as a beach bag or carry-all, or a personalised cosmetic bag that’s great for daily beauty products or as a travel/toiletry bag.

Personalised Trendy Zig Zag Design Cabana Tote Beach Bags | Confetti.co.uk Personalised Trendy Black and White Geometric and Dalmatian Dot Tote Beach Bags | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Chevron Cabana Tote Bag with Multicolour Pom Pom Tassel and Striped Cabana Tote in Pink | Dalmatian Dot Tote and Black on White Geo Prism TotePretty Personalised Pastel Make Up Bags and Cosmetic Bags | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above, left ro right: Large, Cotton Waffle Makeup Bag, Spa Blue Quilted Velvet Travel Bag, Canvas Makeup Bag With Metallic Gold, Blush Pink Cotton Waffle Makeup Bag, Dalmatian Dot Small Makeup Bag, Grey Cotton Waffle Makeup Bag, and Napa Linen Makeup Bag

6) Photos

For a very personal, heartfelt gift that your bridesmaid can treasure forever, consider a framed photo or a creative DIY shadow box.

Personalised Framed Photo Gift Idea | Confetti.co.uk Personalised DIY Friendship Photo Box | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Titanium Inscribable Signature Keepsake Mat Kit | DIY Shadow Box

7) Yoga Mats or Towels

If your bridesmaid is a fan of exercise and/or yoga, consider a personalised yoga mat complete with a personalised yoga mat bag.

Personalised Classic Travel Yoga Mat | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Personalised Classic Yoga Mat with “Team Bride” T-Shirt and “Bride” Tank Top and Insulated Water Bottles

Alternatively, a trendy personalised beach or bath towel is great whether in the bathroom or on the beach.

Personalised Blue and White Tribal Print Round Beach Towel | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Tribal Print Round Beach Towel

8) Plants or Flowers

Flowers are traditional gifts that are perfect for all occassions. As a bridesmaid gift, consider your bridesmaid’s favourite flowers or favourite colours (yellow is a colour often used to symbolise friendship), or go even deeper by looking at the meanings of flowers for something extra special. A gift of flowers can be anything from a bouquet to a potted plant, or some pretty flower cuttings in a decorative vase.

Vintage Blue Wedding Colour Scheme - Vintage Creamer Assortment Favour Vase Set - Mini Vintage Jug Favours | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Mini Vintage Creamer Vases

Succulent Mini Mason Jar Favours | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: DIY Succulent Mini Mason Jar Wedding Favours

Succulent Plants in Personalised Glass Shot Glass | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Succulents planted in a Personalised Shot Glass

9) Food

Cakes, sweets, or other treats are lovely, affordable bridesmaid gifts that won’t break the bank (unless you want to go all-out with luxury chocolates or something). You may even want to create something homemade for that personal touch.

Miniature White and Pink Roses Cakes with Vintage Floral Plates and Gold Forks | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Pink Rose Floral Paper Plates and Classic Gold Cake Forks

10) Drinks

Bottles of wine, champagne, or other favourite tipples (perhaps presented in a personalised wine bag, gift box, or stylish wooden caddy) are classic gift ideas for anyone who enjoys the good stuff. But your gift doesn’t have to be alcoholic—consider miniature hampers of tea or coffee, homemade smoothies, or bottles of soft drinks instead.

Personalised Drinkware Gifts for Her - Personalised Caddy | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Wooden Bottle Caddy with Opener (coming soon)

Hinged Wooden Wine Box Gift Idea | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Wooden Wine Box (coming soon) with Personalised Label, Retro Luxe Cards (coming soon) and Rose Gold Geometric Glass Terrarium Ring Box

Gift Tea Coffee Mug Wedding Favours | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: “best day EVER” Drawstring Favour Bag in Medium and Small, with Favour TagMetallic Gold Twine, and Striped Twine.

11) Money

Sometimes the most useful gift is a gift of cash, whether that’s money in-hand or a gift card to a favourite retailer. For extra brownie points however, present your cash or gift card to your bridesmaid in a beautiful card or envelope.

Pearls And Lace Ornate Vintage Laser Embossed Wedding Invitations With Personalisation | Confetti.co.uk Gift Card Bridesmaid Gift Idea - Contemporary Vintage Pearls And Lace Laser Embossed Accessory Cards With Personalisation | Confetti.co.uk

Featured above: Vintage Laser Embossed Wedding Invitations and Accessory Cards with Personalisation

12) Experiences

It’s widely accepted that experiences make some of, if not the, most memorable gifts, so for all the hard work she’s done (or will do) for your wedding you may want to treat your bridesmaid with a short break at home or abroad, to a spa weekend, or a fun day out at an amusement park or some kind of arts-and-crafts course. Go together and make it even more special.

Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa

Patchwork Hen Party Gift List | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Patchwork Gift List

Faux Leather Passport Cover - Grey and Pink | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above: Faux Leather Personalised Passport Covers

Other

If you like the sound of multiple bridesmaid gift ideas on this list, consider combining a selection of them in a gift box or bag, like the below “For My Bridesmaid” premium gift box complete with a “Bridesmaid” headband“Lattes and Sunny Days” personalised coffee mugfloral print sunglassescompact mirrorlip balm, and “Mwah” pocket box for little bits and bobs, finished with a sprinkle of “Bright Summer Mix” pink, green, and blue jumbo party confetti.

For My Bridesmaid Gift Box | Confetti.co.ukFurthermore, you’ll find an even bigger treasure trove of bridesmaid gifts in our “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” article. Have you popped the big question to your bridesmaids-to-be yet? Be inspired by the best bridesmaid proposal ideas from gift boxes and gift bags to confetti-filled balloons and personalised music collections.

Will You Be My Bridesmaid - Best Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas | Confetti.co.ukFeatured above:  “Modern Floral” Small, Square Glass Jewellery Box with Rose Gold Edges

Browse hundreds more gift ideas for him or for her in our shop.

Leanne Smith
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Leanne is one of Confetti's content writers. She enjoys being a highly creative person with a life-long passion for art and creative writing, and she has a determined dream of becoming a published author.

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