Just like true love, true friends are a blessing in this life. Finding both are rare and special and should be celebrated! That’s why this weeks blog is dedicated to the women we love. Our bridesmaids.

They’re the first ones you call when you’re engaged, they’re by your side during the stress of planning and they make sure you feel celebrated during your wedding season. They’re basically your dream team. So in honor of our favorite girls, we thought we’d give our brides a few tips on how to say, “thank you” to their best friends.

Now we know you’ve spent hours on Pinterest, scouring the internet for the perfect gift for your gal pals, but we thought we’d offer five alternative ideas for those gifts that you might see on repeat. We hope these gifts help your girls feel special and you feel less stressed. Let’s dive right in, because this ones for the girls!


top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_bridesmaids-love_atlanta-ga_0123After all that hard work and hitting the dance floor, give your girls something to help them relax and get cozy! These blankets from Anthropologie would be a perfect, “thank you,” for your squad. Feeling nervous about buying something so design-centric? Find simple, neutral options at West Elm or Target.

top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_bridesmaids-love_atlanta-ga_0124top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_bridesmaids-love_atlanta-ga_0125If you want to treat your girls to some serious R and R after your big day, gift them a set of bath bombs from Lush Cosmetics. Nothing says, “Girl, you’re worth it,” like a hot bath of rainbow-glitter goodness. Feel like your girls are more classic than cosmic? No worries. Lush has got you covered with all kinds of organic simple options. We also love that you can choose different gift sets for each girl and that Lush uses safe cruelty free ingredients.
*dreamy photo found at highlifeshennanigans.com


Executing those serious moves on the dance floor can really get a girl thirsty. But if your bridesmaids have these Swell water bottles, they can dance the night away! Wether they fill them with water or champagne, Swell bottles are created to keep contents cold for up to 24 hours. And because we all know coffee is a serious must the day after a good wedding, it keeps hot liquids pipping for 12 hours! Personalize them by picking a different design for each girl, or have them monogramed!

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Processed with VSCO with f2 presetNothing says, “thank you,” like a handwritten note. With these journals from Rifle Paper Co. you can gift your girls the written word by writing  a heartfelt letter on the first page. Pass them out with a box of tissues, because the grateful and happy tears are sure to start flowing. This sentimental gift is something they will cherish and fill with their hopes and dreams.top-atlanta-wedding-photographers_leigh-and-becca_bridesmaids-love_atlanta-ga_0130

Every girl needs a cute bag to carry her lipstick. Treat your girls to theses funky clutches by Kate Spade. Choose bags that match their dresses so they can carry them at the reception or a simple option that they can use over an over! For affordable neutral options, check out ASOS for a slew of options. Your girls will look stylish and cocktail ready with such a fabulous accessory (and it even give them a place to keep that cute guys number that they met on the dance floor.)

We hope these 5 gift ideas help you choose the perfect “thank you” for your bridesmaids. And who knows, it might inspire them to gift you something fabulous when they get hitched to that cute guy from the dance floor they met at your wedding.



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