Bridesmaid Gifts

There really are only two major categories when it comes to gifts for bridesmaids; carrying bags and jewelry. These two types of gifts for the brides attendants are timeless and classic. They continue to be popular thank-you mementos today. Earrings and tote bags are the most popular of these. Cosmetic bags and necklaces have been consistantly popular as well. Put some thought into it, you're honoring some of the most important people in your life so picking just the right bridesmaids gifts is important. Personalized jewelry boxes do, however, are becoming more and more popular. Typically jewelry gifts are chosen to match the bridesmaid gowns so they can be worn on the day of the wedding. The tote bags or cosmetic bags can also come in handy for all of the last minute preparations on the big day.

Affordable Wedding Favors

One of the best ways to make your favors unique is to include the names of the couple as well as the wedding date somewhere on the favor. The cool thing about wedding favors is that they can be anything from a candle to candy to coasters -- you can really be creative, and many of these gift items can include monograms. Cheap wedding favors are not difficult to find if you know where to look, and can be extremely affordable. One very popular favor idea continues to be chocolates, with the original twist coming in the way the chocolates are packaged. Packaging continues to be the way most wedding favors convey their sense of originality, whether small gift boxes or bags are used to "wrap" the gifts. Miniature items to consider include sets of teaspoons, tiny monogrammed bottles of champagne, paper weights, and coaster. Some couple may also choose to use small cameras as favors, so that the guests have a gift and can also contribute to the memories!

Groomsmen Gifts

Traditional gifts for the groomsmen include barware (including wine accessories, shot glasses, wine glasses, pint glasses, and cocktail shakers), flasks, money clips, and the like. Some more recent twists include sportswear and sports gear, such as pennants and bats. Since the groom and his groomsmen usually have similar interests, it is usually smart to give groomsmen gifts that they can all use during their favorite pastimes. Popular choices are golf gear or paintball accessories. In all cases, a really nice extra touch is to personalize the gifts by adding an engraving.

Themed Gifts

Many people have interests they are passionate about Luckily, this makes it even easier to find them a gift they will really appreciate. Are they an avid golfer? Golf gifts are abundant and it's easy to find something just right. No matter the passtime, there is probably a good selection of gifts tailored just for people who love it. Know a wine lover? You'd be surprised how creative you can be with wine gifts. If you know a person's passion it's a piece of cake to find them gifts that just just can't go wrong.