4 Inexpensive & Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

We recently talked about how much it costs to be a bridesmaid.  You may be surprised to know that the average cost of being a bridesmaid is just under $1,700 on average!

Of course you want to make sure that you treat your bridesmaids wellOne way to do that is to not stick them with a lot of steep costs, especially when some of your bridesmaids are out-of-town bridesmaids.To that end, you should be aware of the costs that a bride should cover for her bridesmaids and maybe even consider hiring a professional bridesmaid for your wedding. 

Another way to treat your bridesmaids well, and to show them how much you appreciate them is by giving them nice bridesmaid gifts. At the same time you want to make sure that those bridesmaid gifts stay within your wedding budget.

If you are the crafty type, handmade DIY bridesmaid gifts are a good way to make sure that you don’t break the bank.And whether or not you go the DIY route, you want to make sure that the gifts you select are bridesmaid gifts your girls will actually use

Here are 4 inexpensive and unique bridesmaid gift ideas, from Wedding Thingz: 

Heart Purse Valet with Friendship CharmThe purse valet found on Things Festive easily converts to a hook that allows your purse to be suspended from a table edge or chair arm.  When it’s not performing this function, it can be changed back to its lovely heart shape and serve as purse jewelry so that it’s always close at hand.


Heart Shaped Plates SetThings Festive also hass these cute heart shaped white ceramic plates.  They come in a set of four. Your bridesmaids will love this gift. They are great for entertaining!

Ceramic plates

Waffle Bikini BagAmerican Bridal has this cute waffle bikini bag. It’s a nice sack for your bridesmaid’s wet swimwear. It’s made with a soft cotton cloth outside and has water-tight interior lining to contain damp or wet bikinis.

Bikini Bag

Colorblock Cosmetic Bag

You can give this gift to your bridesmaids to thank them  for taking part in the wedding. It’s a special cosmetic carrier that your girls would love to have and it’s available at American Bridal.

Cosmetic Bag

The ladies in your wedding will appreciate the gift you get them. Why not get them a unique gift? Chances are they won’t have it and will appreciate it even more.Top image by Meredith Perdue