10 Great gift ideas for bridesmaids

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Your bridesmaids will probably be the ones planning your hen party, helping you pick out your perfect wedding dress and guiding you all of the way through your wedding process. Therefore, they ultimately deserve a gift to thank them for all their hard work! Gifts don’t have to be too expensive, but they will act as a little piece of memorabilia for all of your favourite friends to remember your ‘tieing the knot’ experience. Here at the Hen Fairy we have come up with some hen party gift ideas for whatever your budget is!

Hen Party Scrapbook
A hen party scrapbook makes the perfect memorabilia and it can be absolutely done on a budget. Use your favourite photos from your hen do and put them together in a lovely homemade booklet. If you and your hens took part in a photoshoot for your hen do, it would also be great to incorporate these photos into the book.
Hen do ideas for bridesmaids


If you want a traditional gift, a piece of jewellery is the perfect idea to use as a token of appreciation for all of your bridesmaids efforts. Whatever your budget, or your bridesmaids’ tastes, it is usually not that hard to find the ideal jewellery. If you are stuck for inspiration then a silver bracelet, which is either personalised with an initial or just a heart will make the perfect gift.

A Spa Day Out

Help your bridesmaids to unwind after your whirlwind of the wedding day by treating them to a pamper session at your local spa. This is the perfect way to let your bridesmaids enjoy some indulgence and will serve as the ultimate relaxing gift, whilst another excuse to have a girly gathering.

Group of female friends in spa have fun.

Group of girls in spa on a hen do


Even a beautiful bouquet of flowers will be a lovely gift for your bridesmaids. This simple yet effective gift can be done on a budget and you can even try and get a few bouquets from your florist to send to your bridesmaids after the wedding.

Bridesmaid Tote Bag

A gorgeous bridesmaid tote bag adds the perfect touch to show your thanks to your bridesmaids on your wedding day. Plus it will be super useful as your bridesmaids can easily transport their makeup, and accessories from the wedding venue.

Tickets To Something That They’ll Love

Again why not make your bridesmaid gift one which involves a day out with the girls. This can be either tickets to a musical show, a concert or even cinema tickets! It is a perfect way to catch up on all the gossip from the wedding day and the honeymoon!

Homemade Gift

If you are an artistic bride who loves DIY, then a great idea for a bridesmaid’s present is a homemade gift. Whether you are into arts and crafts, love to knit, like to sew or just enjoy getting creative, then make your bridesmaids a truly unique and special gift.

Magazine Subscription

Get your bridesmaids a magazine subscription that they can enjoy for the whole year after your wedding day. If you have bridesmaids that all have different tastes then thi

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s is the perfect choice of a gift as you can cater your magazine subscriptions to your friends.

A Gift Box

A cute idea for your bridesmaids is a box where you can fill up with tiny little memorabilia! Why not have include a little bottle of cava, some of your favourite photos of you and the maid, a personalised candle, some perfume and some other adorable little gifts you can think of.

Canvas Pouch

A bridesmaid canvas pouch is a lovely present for your maids which they can use as a makeup bag, jewellery store or a pencil case. Plus each time your bridesmaid gets it out of her handbag she will be reminded of all the fun she had on your big day and the preparation leading up to it.

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