Wedding Favours & Gifts

9 Super Cute & Thoughtful Gifts Brides can DIY for their Bridesmaids

Anupriya Khanna, 13 Feb 2019

From helping you select your wedding outfits, lending an ear to your tell tales, planning your lavish bridal shower party to being your ultimate cheer-leaders, your bridesmaids have truly been your major support system throughout. They have always put up with your drama, and they'll be standing right next to you when you say 'I do'. And even though you can never thank them enough for all the support and love they've ever showered you with, some beautiful DIY bridesmaids gifts can surely express your gratitude!

Homemade and personalized gifts are always a great way of saying thank you to your bridesmaids. They are budget-friendly and pretty. But more than that, they show your true feelings. Whether you create something as small as an embellished bobby pin or as big as wall art, your wonder women would definitely appreciate those extra efforts and time you invest in making them feel special! So, without putting in further thoughts, dive in & check out these latest DIY bridesmaids gift ideas! They're all pretty amazing and can be easily curated at home.

Best DIY Bridesmaid Gifts to consider for your Besties!

1. Tasty Homemade Treats

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How about pampering your girlies with some homemade guilty pleasures like chocolate cookies, foxnuts, cakes or some healthy options like granola bars & makhanas? We're sure your lovelies will relish these scrumptious savories and appreciate your efforts. So, skim through the internet for some easy and quick recipes and get set bake, or else just get in touch with the best home bakers in town.

2. Scented Candles

Candles with aromatic scents are all kinds of gorgeous and sure to prompt smiles. In fact, they are super easy to make. You just need some old vintage teacups or mason jars, eco-friendly wax flakes, essential oil, and some wax wicks, and you're done. Check out this tutorial and find out how to make it!

3. A Beautiful Wall Art

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Another beautiful DIY bridesmaid gift option that your beauties might treasure for a lifetime could be a handpainted wall art created by you. Simply paint lyrics of one of your favourite playlists or a quote that best describes your bond with your BFF on a huge mountboard, get it framed and gift it to your lady love. Your bestie will definitely love one such personalized gift, we promise!

4. A Handwritten & personalized Proposal Letter

There will never be enough ideas to pop the question to your bridesmaids, but one idea that will grab hearts of your dazzling divas is a special handwritten proposal letter. Believe us, nothing would be as heart-melting as this! Outhouse Jewellery founder, Kaabia Grewal showed this sweet gesture to her bride tribe while on a proposal trip to Bikaner. Just pop the question to your crazy bunch in the most beautiful set of words and they'll be left all floored with this gesture of yours!

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5. A Mini Photobook of the most cherished memories

Want to gift something that will instantly make your girl go wow? Make her a personalized photo album with some of the best memories of the two of you in it. All you need to do is get printables of some of your crazy and wacky pictures together and compile them in a mini photo book. Not only does it qualify to be an amazing DIY bridesmaid gift idea but is a great keepsake too!

6. A jar full of 'Thank yous' & 'Duties'

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For being a patient listener to your non-stop chatter and always putting up with your craziness (without complaining), your darling beauties surely deserve some credit. And what better way to thank her than with a personalized gift that is both cute and pretty. Take a small glass jar and fill it with hearty thank you notes and some important bridesmaids duties of course!

7. Hand-painted T-shirts for your entire bride squad

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Planning on a bachelorette trip with your girls? Then you simply can't miss out on those custom bridesmaids T-shirts, robes, tank tops and more for your girl squad! Simply purchase some basic white T-shirts or robes, embroider them with your girlies' initials and voila, you have a perfect bridesmaid gift ready!

8. A customized hamper

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If you have got enough time, you can even go on making a personalized hamper with essential goodies for each of your bridesmaids. Like you can customize a mini-makeup kit for the one who is a big-time makeup hoarder or put together a special hangover kit for the one who always overdoes with the booze. Just get some of these essentials, pack them in a box and gift it to your lovelies!

9. Feathery Dreamcatchers

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A squishy, colorful and feathery dreamcatcher can make for a perfect DIY bridesmaid gift. It won't just find a special place in your ladies' hearts but their rooms too. Just spill your creative fluids on the table and try your hands at making one. To learn how to make it, click here.

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Which one are you planning to DIY for your bridal clan? Tell us in the comments.