Kyndra
Beginner July 2019

Would you want your name on a bridesmaid gift ?

Kyndra, on January 8, 2019 at 10:26 PM Posted in Planning 0 25
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Hi ladies ! I’m starting to budget and look for bridesmaids gifts and a special gift for my MOD. If you had to choose, would you want your name on your gift ? For example, a tote bag with your name. Or a robe with your name on the back ? Also, was your gift different for your MOD?

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  • Chandra
    Master May 2019
    Chandra ·
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    Mod?

    I did tumblers with the girls names on them and a cute wallet clutch with initials.
    I think those are fine but I probably wouldnt ever wear a robe or clothing personalized with my name.
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  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    I think it depends on the item. Most things look childish to me with names plastered all over them. Maybe because that was really popular when I was younger. If you want to customize, I would prefer monogrammed items.

    Also not sure what a MOD is.

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  • Kelly
    Champion October 2018
    Kelly ·
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    I wouldn’t want a bag or robe with my name.
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  • Heather
    Devoted February 2020
    Heather ·
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    Personally I wouldn’t like my name or initials on it. I usually don’t wear anything monogrammed stuff. For my bridesmaids I’m going to do flannels and either make shirts that said bridesmaid or get an enamel pin to go on the flannel pocket. That way the flannel is wearable again.
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  • Colleen
    Master September 2019
    Colleen ·
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    I agree I got my sister compact mirror with buterfly my mom passed away but loved butterflies. I got the names on that. It makes it look more elegant to me. I am getting them a silver shawl. Then a very little personal gift. Most likely a nail polish in a color they like but I may dress fair ties or socks something small they like maybe a clear seeet smilling lip gloss for my 11 year old jr bride maids
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  • Kristal
    Dedicated July 2019
    Kristal ·
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    I did just plain robes. No one wants to be stamped as bridesmaid etc. and I personally don’t like names I mean we all know who they are but as I said that’s just me! I was just honest and asked my girls if they wanted things labeled or with their names and they said no if I did that they wouldn’t wear the robe again.
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  • Mcskipper
    Master July 2018
    Mcskipper ·
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    No. Generally no to names, though if it’s somethkng to use inside my house (like a mug), maybe I’d use it. I’d never use anything that goes out of the house (like a tote) with my name on it.
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  • Yoice
    Rockstar March 2019
    Yoice ·
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    I personally like personalized stuff but it all depends on the item. I wouldn’t want something everyone can see in the streets like a bag to have my name but personal items I do.
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  • Shay
    Expert February 2020
    Shay ·
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    Yes anything that’s personalized for me! Is Superb
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  • earias
    Champion December 2017
    earias ·
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    I wouldn't mind a tote with my name on it but I wouldn't want any clothing with my name on it. I gave my girls totes with their names on it as part of their gift. What is a MOD?

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  • Ashley
    Dedicated June 2019
    Ashley ·
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    I am doing stainless steal cups with no names so they can use them all the time. I'm also getting us all a tank top that says bride, bridesmaid, MOH. I have always thought they are pretty cheesy but I think they will be cute to wear while we are at the hairstylist and getting make-up done. My wedding is in the summer which is why I picked tank tops. Good momentum at least. Then I am just getting them each a bracelet to wear during the wedding they will be Pandora with the first letter of their name on the charm.


    I don't see a problem with their names on things, as long as they are classy and you think they would wear/use them again.

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  • Porterpoppin
    VIP March 2019
    Porterpoppin ·
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    I’d prefer my initials over the word Bridesmaid. Nothing wrong with not putting initials on things either, could save you some money
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  • Autumn
    Dedicated September 2019
    Autumn ·
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    Not a big fan of having names in particular put on everything. In my own opinion, its gawky. I guess its because when I grew up all the girls wore their names on jewelry and bags and it was overrated to me. But thats only my outlook on on it. That Doesn't mean it is that way and that it doesn't look good. I went off what I know my girls like. They are all into monogrmas and are laid backed. I'm doing monagramed pajama sets, spa items ,and wine.
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  • Autumn
    Dedicated September 2019
    Autumn ·
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    * Monograms..... I hate how I profread after I had already sent it 😂
    Also are you meaning mother of the daughter ? By when you say MOD ?
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  • Victoria
    VIP October 2018
    Victoria ·
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    I would say yes to a tote, no to a robe.

    I purchase my MOH a tote with her name in it in her boys' baseball colors that she LOVED. I filled it with a bunch of stuff for her including a getting ready button down with her initial on it. I knew she has no intention of wearing it again, but I also knew she probably had nothing to wear to hair and makeup that morning so I was fine with it. Nothing else was personalized as far as name or title or anything.
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  • Lizzy
    Super October 2019
    Lizzy ·
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    My bridesmaids proposal had compacts with their names on them included. I'm not sure if I will do that again for the gifts from the wedding. I just found tote bags at TJ Maxx for 3.50 that say Maid of Honor and Bridesmaid on them.
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  • M
    Savvy May 2019
    Mrs. Putz ·
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    First name yes, bridesmaid/MOH no.


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  • Brittany
    Master April 2019
    Brittany ·
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    I'm not doing anything personalized for the wedding. I did give them robes when I asked them to be in my bridal party that say "MOH", "bridesmaid", etc. on the back. I know they'll never wear them again but that doesn't hurt my feelings. I just wanted them for the day of.

    I'm giving them a bunch of useful and personal things the day of the wedding. A Vera Bradley tote and cosmetic bag, an EOS lotion, a lip gloss, a Lauren Conrad "knot" bracelet from Kohl's, and one thing each that is personal to them. My cousin for instance, loves the beach, so I got her a Sand Cloud towel.

    A bunch of things with my name on it wouldn't thrill me personally, but one personalized thing would be okay.


    ETA: As a pp mentioned, not personalizing things should actually save you quite a bit of money!

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  • A
    Master October 2019
    Angelena ·
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    I did my bridesmaid names on stemless champagne flutes that I put the vinyls on myslef; it's simple. I think a name is better than having "bridesmaid" written on things. We'll use the champagne flutes the day of so it's just easy they all have their own glass. As far as totes I'd say no. My friend got me one with my name and while pretty I don't ever use it anymore. Hangers with the girls' names on them are cute but not with bridesmaid or your date written on them. I wouldn't mind a robe with my name or initials on it because who's wearing a robe out of the house ya know? You can purchase vinyls and decals via etsy rather than actually purchasing already made stuff because it's cheaper that way!

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  • MrsD
    Legend July 2019
    MrsD ·
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    I use robes & tumblers with my names or initials on them. But I prefer initials over name!

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