As you buy a gift of appreciation for the rest of the wedding party, don’t overlook one this precious participant. Afterall, the flower girl has a lot of responsibility and you will want to show your gratitude in giving her a gift. When you talk about getting a girl a gift, you probably automatically think of a doll or something pink. There is much more involved in getting a gift for your flower girl though. Also, don’t forget that just because she is a smaller person, it doesn’t mean you can forget her.
The flower girl is probably one you know well. Therefore, the choices may be very easy as you find a gift that seems perfect for the mini princess. Some couples have decided to get something such as a stuffed animal or doll. Surely if she is a very feminine little girl, she loves the color pink along with purses and dresses.
Incorporate what you want worn in your wedding and the gift. Buying the dress for your flower girl can be a gift for her and will alleviate the monetary pressure on the parents. Perhaps find a matching purse, hairclip, headband or gloves to go along with her wedding gown look a like. T-shirts, jewelry boxes, compacts mirrors, lockets and more are available in stores and online.
If you run out of unique ideas, you can look online or ask friends for some suggestions. If you have been shopping recently, you may notice that girls’ names are on everything. For instance, pens, pencils, key chains, bracelets and more. Get something engraved such as an ID bracelet for your little flower girl. She’ll love seeing her name engraved on something and feel important.
Consider a backpack with her initials and in her favorite color. This is sure to show your flower girl that the hard work she put forth in your behalf was well worth it. She wants to be acknowledged as a young lady as well. You can do this by buying something that includes makeup, lip gloss or nail polish. Of course, all of these presents would need to be Okayed through the parents.
Nothing can say “thank you” then some quality time. Take your flower girl somewhere she really enjoys such as a favorite restaurant or shopping center. Spend some time with your flower girl doing something fun and exciting. Like most young girls, she probably wants to feel like a grown woman. Go to a ballet, play or on a day trip to a new place. Make memories that she will never forget. Choose from an array of gifts for your flower girl. She will never forget how much fun it was to be in your wedding. You will have an unbreakable bond with this little one.
Choose Gifts For Your Groomsmen That They Will Appreciate
Whatever gift you decide to buy for the guys, just remember that it’s not the amount of money you spend. It’s to express your appreciation for their support and friendship through the years.
The best man has a special role and a special place in the wedding party, so a more distinctive gift choice would be a nice gesture. He probably has been your best friend for years, perhaps since childhood. He should receive a precious gift that expresses your appreciation for your friendship and something that means a lot to both of you. It should bring back memories of the special times you had together while you both were still single. Perhaps you can give the best man a cigar and flask set or a pocket watch.
Have you ever been a part of a wedding party and received a gift you never used? Remember that when buying gifts for your groomsmen. Each man has their own personality so take that into consideration. You can either buy something for them as individuals, or you can buy the same item for all. As an example, if one is a beer drinker, available at many stores is a glass beer mug that you can get engraved with his name or a special quote. More than likely one or more of your groomsmen may be into sports. You can find many sports related gifts such as an autographed baseball or personalized bat that they will really appreciate.
Many items can be found and ordered online that are specifically geared toward gifts for groomsmen. In addition, you can also check local stores and catalogs. For instance, “Things Remembered”, a popular store in most shopping malls, always has gifts that can be personalized by engraving something such as a name, initials or a phrase that best describes your friendship.
You might choose from things such as a pocket knife, flask, key rings or a money clip. A novel idea would be to buy a gift that can actually be worn or used on your wedding day such as cufflinks. You can personalize the cufflinks by adding each groomsman’s initials. This is also a practical gift that can be used at a later time.
Many guys don’t express themselves through words and feelings. Although this is usually the case, it’s still important to remember to buy your groomsmen a gift in expression of appreciation. The best man and groomsmen are probably lifetime friends of yours. They were chosen to stand beside you on this important day because they have stood beside you throughout a lifetime.
The least you can do is show your appreciation through giving a gift that portrays how much they mean to you. Remember, these are the guys who have always been there for you, especially now. They are the ones that are choosing to stand up, in support, with you as you marry the woman of your dreams. Traditionally, the bride buys a gift for the bridesmaids while the groom buys individual presents for the groomsmen.