If you are a bride, no one deserves more of a thank you or a beautiful present than your bridesmaids. You may be busy and occupied until your wedding day but this part will be a great chance to show your love to them.
Bridesmaids mostly include your faithful friends. They help you in almost everything before your wedding day. They help you put up parties and just everything about your big day.
If you are wondering what’s best to give your bridesmaids, here are some unique and personalized gift ideas that we want to share with you.
Happy tears will be flowing from your maids’ eyes on your wedding day so make sure they are prepared for a retouch with beautiful compacts. Compacts will be with its rightful owner as it has names.
This is not only an ideal gift for the bride and groom, they can also be given to bridesmaids. They can use these personalized hand painted champagne flutes to toast on your wedding day. You can have their names on it and painted to match their outfits. You can also add a special thank you message written on it. Know more about these cute champagne flutes from here.
Your girls will always think of you when they use these coasters for tea or coffee.
This is the best gift if your wedding is set some place where one needs to travel. They can use it for their things while on a trip for your big day.
Choose a nice scent and gift a perfume on your wedding day. Scent, as they say, is the fastest way to bring back memories.
There are many kinds of slippers. They come in different colors and fabrics. You can have it personalized and give them as gifts to your bridesmaids. Slippers can be worn for years after the wedding.
Planning of having a tropical wedding? Give your girls straw basket bags. It’s perfect for toting bathing suits and cover-ups to and from the beach.
Brides are not only the ones who are stressed during the wedding process but the bridesmaids too. Treat them out for massages or manicures and pedicures to make them inspired and relaxed.
This will go hand in hand with their compact – one to check on their makeup and the other to wipe off their tears.
Handwritten notes never go out of style especially when words come from the heart. We know that most of the time, the best way to say thank you is to say thank you. Check out fancy thank you cards here.
This is just a small list of what you can give your bridesmaids. There are so many things out there that you can give. It doesn’t matter how much it cost, what’s important is it is given with love and care. Giving them gifts is just a way of showing them gratitude and appreciation for their time, effort and presence all throughout your wedding process up to the big day.
Fall 2018 event listBusy times coming up! I’ll be doing workshops, live demos, book signings and all sorts of stuff in the coming months. I’ll be travelling around Europe and even visiting the U.S in November! Here’s a list! If I’m visiting near you, please come say hi - I would love to meet you!! 21 September - Geneva, Switzerland // Live demo and Q&A with Iva from Art Side of Life podcastThis one is free to attend and there’s plenty of room for all! Info and tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/masterclass-lois-van-baarle-iva-mikles-tickets-501202871284-5 October - Eindhoven // Playgrounds FestivalI’ll be giving a live demo, a workshop, selling books, doing a book signing session, and participating in some discussion panels! I’ll be there both days. The lineup is excellent so I highly recommend going! More info here: https://weareplaygrounds.nl/event/playgrounds-the-art-department-2018/7 October - Bournemouth, UK // BFX FestivalI’m giving a workshop at BFX Festival in the UK! It’ll be a mix of lecture and live demonstration. More info here: https://www.bfxfestival.com/project/lois-van-baarle-loish/27 October - Utrecht // Workshop at UrlaubIn my own little hometown, I’ll be giving an interactive workshop about my workflow! We’ll be drawing together and I’ll give you tips and advice based on what you create during the workshop. More info here: https://www.immerurlaub.nl/shop/illustratie/special-intuitief-werken-in-photoshop-of-procreate-27-okt-2018/9 November - Amsterdam // Social media workshop at BNOThis workshop will be given in dutch, where I’ll be sharing all of my tips & knowledge about social media and also helping you to construct a strategy for your own social media presence. More info here: https://www.bno.nl/event/hoe-laat-je-social-media-voor-je-werken-2018-11-09-34/register15-18 November - Los Angeles // CNTX 2018I’ll be in L.A for CTNX this year! More info soon to come! 24-25 November - Dutch Comic Con I’ll be at Dutch Comic Con in Utrecht, selling books and prints and whatever else I’ve got lying around. It’s the first time I’ll be tabling at a convention, so I’m nervous as heck! I will probably also be totally exhausted from the chaos of all these events listed above! Come say hi and reassure me that everything will be ok :’) Next yearI already have some plans for 2019 as well. I’ll be in Seville in March, Berlin in April, and maybe even L.A again in September 2019! If you’re in any of those areas and want more info about these events, just e-mail me at [email protected]!&nbs […]
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