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9 People the Bride and Groom Should Give Gifts To

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Giving gifts to the wedding party is a lovely opportunity to give those people closest to you something to thank them for all their efforts and support throughout the wedding.

Giving gifts is a custom, although wedding party members are not entitled to them because it is optional. It depends on your preferences and budget for the wedding.

The traditional wedding gift recipients are the mother and father of the bride, the maid of honor, the best man, and the bridesmaids.

If you want to keep down the costs, you can buy gifts just for them.

But if you have a larger budget for gift giving, feel free to give gifts to other wedding party members as well such as the groomsmen, the father and mother of the groom, the flower girl and the ring bearer.

Here are the wedding party members that the bride and the groom should give gifts to, and some wonderful gift ideas you can give to them as a token of appreciation.

1. Maid of Honor

Two maid of honors wearing a blue gown and the  bride in the center wearing white gown facing the sea

The maid of honor is the right-hand woman of the bride.

She is someone the bride relies on for everything such as planning, picking the bride and bridesmaid’s dresses, organizing the bachelorette party and helping the bride on the wedding day.

With so much responsibility, it is nice to give the maid of honor a special gift for all of her hard work.

Here are some fabulous gift ideas for your maid of honor she will truly treasure:

Pendant Necklace

Show your love and utmost appreciation to your maid of honor with a pendant necklace that has her first name initial in the front.

Skin Care Kit Essentials

For all her hard work, give her a skincare set for glowing and healthy skin. Eye creams, sunscreen, face cleansers, and all the important items for radiant skincare in a chic and stylish travel bag.

Drunk Elephant The Littles 4.0 Kit. Travel Size Skin Care Essentials Bundle w/Waterproof Bag (Jelly Cleanser, Facial Oil, SPF 30 Sunscreen, 3 Serums, Multivitamin Eye Cream, and Peptide Cream)

Maid of Honor Tumbler

Commemorate her hard work in an engraved tumbler. This tumbler is perfect for sipping wine, cocktails, or any drink she prefers.

2. Bridesmaids

Bride with bridesmaid posing in hotel or fitting room at wedding day

Your bridesmaids are there for you through the entire process, from preparations to the bachelorette party, bridal shower, dinners, rehearsals, and more. Give them a nice gift that all of your bridesmaids will love with these gorgeous gift ideas.

Personalized Makeup Bags

These personalized makeup bags with each of the bridesmaids’ names marked on the canvas bags are a thoughtful and heartwarming gift for all of them.

Bridesmaids Makeup Bags Bridesmaids Gift Idea Bridal Party Cosmetic Bags Gifts Maid of Honor Bags Bridesmaid Canvas Personalized Makeup Bags

Personalized Robes

Give this gift to your bridesmaids on the morning of the wedding so they can wear it while having their hair and make-up done. It would also be lovely in the photos with all of your bridesmaids having matching robes with their names on them.

Personalized Embroidered Robes – Custom Waffle Kimono Robe – Monogrammed Bathrobes

Bridesmaid Insulated Tumbler

Keep your bridesmaids hydrated and gorgeous with this lovely insulated tumbler. Something to remember your wedding wherever they go.

Kate Spade New York Bridesmaids Insulated Plastic Tumbler With Reusable Straw, 20 Ounce Travel Cup, Blushing Floral

3. Best Man

Groom talking with his best man with drinks in hand during a party

As the right-hand man of the groom, he is involved in choosing the groom’s and groomsmen’s attire, organizing the bachelor party, doing the wedding toast, and so on. With these sleek gift ideas, they will surely feel appreciated.

Bath and Body Gift Set for Men

Give the best man an all-natural skin care gift set he truly deserves for all his hard work during the wedding.

The Man Can All Natural Bath and Body Gift Set for Men

Wireless Speakers

Treat your best man to great music with portable Bluetooth speakers he can enjoy anywhere he goes.

Upgraded, Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker with IPX5 Waterproof, Stereo Sound, 24H Playtime, Portable Wireless Speaker for iPhone, Samsung and More

Duffel Bag

A practical wedding present for the best man that he can use as his weekend travel gear. It’s functional, trendy and very sleek.

Herschel Novel Duffel Bag, Raven Crosshatch, Classic 42.5L

4. Groomsmen

Portrait of groom and groomsmen smiling

The groomsmen are there to help with the errands to make the wedding smooth and extra special for you. Give your groomsmen a meaningful and practical gift with these gift ideas they will surely love.

Credit Card Pocket Multi Tool

An affordable, efficient and practical everyday tool to give to the groomsmen. A multi pocket tool that can be used as a ruler, screwdriver, can opener, saw blade and many more functions.

Gentleman’s Hardware 10-in-1 Stainless Steel Credit Card Pocket Multi Tool

Charging Key Cable

Useful and handy, this charging key cable acts as a charger for mobile devices and makes a stylish keychain.

Smart Water Bottle

This wonderful 3-in-1 smart water bottle doubles as a Bluetooth speaker for your groomsmen to stay hydrated and at the same time enjoy their favorite music.

ICEWATER 3-in-1 Smart Water Bottle(Glows to Remind You to Stay Hydrated)+Bluetooth Speaker+Dancing Lights,22 oz,Stay Hydrated and Enjoy Music,Perfect Gift

5. Flower Girl

Flower girls' posing on wedding party

Flower girls may not have many duties aside from looking adorable walking down the aisle, but show these little helpers a token of gratitude with these cute trinkets.

Flower Girl Doll

A flower girl doll is a cute souvenir of her role as a sweet flower girl on your wedding day.

Lottie Dolls Royal Flower Girl Doll | Wedding | Gifts | Princess | Bridesmaid

Activity and Sticker Book

A great gift to the flower girl where she can do some activities and spark her creativity with different stickers in this fun-filled activity book.

I'm a Flower Girl! Activity and Sticker Book (Bloomsbury Activity Books)

Floral Headband Set

A floral crown hair accessory for the flower girl is a delightful gift she will surely love.

Baby Girl Floral Headbands Set - 3pcs Flower Crown Newborn Toddler Hair Accessories by mligril(1-6 years old)

6. Ring Bearer

A ring bearer hold the rings on a silk pillow

Express your gratitude for the ring bearer for taking care and keeping the rings safe with these cute and fun gifts they will enjoy. 

Personalized Night Lamp

Display the name of the ring bearer with this adorable personalized night lamp for kids.

Personalized Night Light for Kids - Children - Baby Boy Bedroom Decor- 4 Designs to Choose From - USB LED

Lego Kit

After their wedding ceremony duties, keep them occupied and entertained with a Lego dinosaur set they can play with.

LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs 31058 Build It Yourself Dinosaur Set, Create a Pterodactyl, Triceratops and T Rex Toy (174 Pieces)

Teddy Bear

For those young ring bearers, a plush teddy bear is a good gift to give them to play and snuggle with.

GUND Slumbers Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal Plush, Brown, 17"

7.  Mother of the Bride and Groom

Mother of the bride hugging the groom

The mothers of the bride and groom have a large role in the wedding. Say thank you for all their effort, planning and work they have put into the wedding with these lovely gift ideas for your mother. 

Bubble Bath

Treat and pamper your mothers and give them something to help them relax. A bubble bath with calming scents in a gorgeous and stylish bottle is a perfect gift that she will surely use after the wedding.

Lollia Bubble Bath | Relax Body, Mind & Soul With A Fragrant Escape | Gentle & Moisturizing | Hydrating Ingredients | Perfect for All Skin Types

Birthstone Bracelet

Give your mothers a thoughtful and elegant gift with a birthstone bracelet.

Kendra Scott Elaina Link Chain Bracelet for Women, Dainty Fashion Jewelry, 14k Gold-Plated Brass, Amethyst

Reed Diffuser

A stylish addition to the home that gives any room a heavenly scent.

NEST Fragrances NEST08LN002 Linen Reed Diffuser, 5.9 fl oz

8. Father of the Bride and Groom

Happy Bride and father looking at groom with flowers on foreground

A nice wedding gesture to your fathers to show gratitude for all the wonderful help and support they have done in the wedding with these elegant gifts.

Whisky Glass Set

An elegant and complete set of whisky glasses is the perfect gift to your father who loves to drink.

Whiskey Glass Set of 2 - Bourbon Whiskey Stones Gift Set - Rocks Whisky Chilling Stones - Scotch Glassess Gift in Wooden Box - Wisky Stones Set - Burbon Gifts for Men Dad for Birthday Fathers Day

Vintage Speakers

With a Bluetooth record player and multimedia set with built-in speakers, they will surely enjoy listening to music with its vintage look and modern features.

Victrola Nostalgic 6-in-1 Bluetooth Record Player & Multimedia Center with Built-in Speakers - 3-Speed Turntable, CD & Cassette Player, AM/FM Radio | Wireless Music Streaming | Mahogany

Beard Grooming and Trimming Kit

A useful kit for the fathers who are bearded or mustached which comes in a complete grooming set.

Beard Grooming & Trimming Kit for Men Care - Beard Brush, Beard Comb, Unscented Beard Oil Leave-in Conditioner, Mustache & Beard Balm Butter Wax, Barber Scissors for Styling, Shaping & Growth Gift set

9. For Each Other

Bride and groom embracing with sunset background

Give each other something meaningful to honor your lasting love for each other. Surprise each other with something truly special by giving thoughtful and heartwarming presents with these great gift ideas for your wedding day.

Bride to Groom Gift Ideas:

Watch

If you want to splurge and give your soon-to-be husband a classic and luxurious gift, a watch would be something that he would definitely use and appreciate.

Tissot mens V8 Chrono Quartz Stainless Steel Casual Watch Grey T1064171105100

Cufflinks

Exchange gifts before the wedding and give him something he can wear at the ceremony like cufflinks with an engraved message for a romantic touch.

JUPPE Meet Me at The Altar Cuff Links Tie Bar Set Wedding Cufflinks Gift for Dad Groom Father Husband (Meet Me at The Altar, Our Forever & Always Stars Today)

Love Letter Book

To commemorate the love and commitment you have to one another, a love letter book filled with handwritten love letters is the sweetest and romantic gift to your husband that will be cherished forever.

Letters to My Love: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. (Love Letters, Love and Romance Gifts, Letter Books)

Groom to Bride Gift Ideas:

Necklace

Jewelry is a traditional gift to give to your bride, and a heart pendant necklace is something special and lovely she can wear on the wedding day.

Gelin 14k Yellow Gold Simple Forever Love Heart Pendant Necklace for Women with Cubic Zirconia - Certifed Fine Jewelry Gift for Girlfriend, Wife, Fiance, 18 inc

Perfume

Give your bride a special fragrance on the wedding day with a sweet and romantic scent.

Ralph Lauren Romance Rose Eau De Parfum Spray For Women, 3.4 Fluid Ounce

Personalized Keepsake Box

A charming memory box full of your personal items such as travel keepsakes, love notes, and other memorable and significant items in a personalized engraved box. An endearing and touching gift to give to your soon-to-be wife.

Personalized Wooden Keepsake Box -"The Adventures Of.

A meaningful gift to each other and to your closest family and friends in your wedding party is treasured because it comes from the heart. With these beautiful and thoughtful gifts, the people closest to you will definitely feel your love and gratitude towards them.

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