The flower girl plays a role of importance on the wedding day as she walks ahead of the bride in a similar look. This act is a symbol of the bride moving from childhood into adulthood as she gets married. A gift is a way to thank her for being there with you, and it holds sweet memories for her to look back on your big day. In this post, we are answering common questions and offering inspiration for flower girl gifts.
Fun Fact: The tradition of a flower girl originated in ancient Rome with her placing wheat and herbs down the aisle to bless the couple. It has evolved to throwing petals, and there are now more modern options, such as ribbon wands and mini bouquets.
Do You Give Gifts to Flower Girl?
Yes, flower girl gifts serve as a token of appreciation from the bride for being a part of the wedding.
Does the Flower Girl Give the Bride a Gift?
It is not an expectation for the flower girl to give the bride a gift. Traditionally, the bride will give the flower girl a thank you gift for participating in her wedding.
How Much Do You Spend on Gifts for Flower Girls?
A flower girl gift can be a small purchase compared to what you would spend on other bridal party roles, such as your bridesmaids. An average spend amount is between $15 and $40, depending on your budget.
Another way to evaluate your spending range is to take 10-15% of the costs on the dress and try to spend something in that range.
For a modest budget, there are some great options under $10 listed down below. Check out numbers six, seven, and seventeen.
When to Give Your Flower Girls Their Gifts?
If they are attending the rehearsal dinner, that is the perfect time to present gifts to them. You will likely be giving your other bridal party gifts at this time, making it convenient for both you and them.
If they are not attending the rehearsal dinner, the wedding day would be the next best option.
What Do You Give a Flower Girl as a Gift?
Activities to occupy them on the wedding day is always a good idea; such as coloring books, storybooks, and puzzles. These can all be wedding-related, or you can pick things you know they will enjoy, for example, items in the realm of their favorite princess.
Keepsakes for them to remember the day is a sweet gesture. Options include jewelry, stuffed animals, photos, and blankets. You could also give a something old memento for them to use at their future wedding.
Older girls may be more receptive to keepsakes or pampering and beauty gifts, while younger girls may need activities to help the wedding day run smoothly.
Miniature versions of what you are gifting the bridesmaids are also a way to include her with the grown-ups. Great examples are similar robes, mini-spa kits, jewelry, makeup bags, and totes. It's never too early for some pampering and beauty gifts.
We have additional gift ideas on how to thank a flower girl listed below.
1. Flower Bracelet, $20+ at Green Peridot
This bracelet comes in many sizes and an upgrade option to customize the card to your flower girl.
2. Dressed Up Stuffed Animal, $28+ at The Customise Company
Pick her favorite animal to personalize and mark the occasion.
3. Personalized Storybook, $35 at Put Me In The Story
This personalized book comes with a dedication page and makes a sweet memento of the day. There is a less expensive generic book version here.
4. Personalized Jewelry Box, $22 at Z Create Design
This box will be great on its own or paired with a piece of jewelry inside to get her collection started.
5. Personalized Water Bottle, $17 at Pink Posh Co
I love the Petal Patrol title spin on Flower Girl for this tumbler.
6. Personalized Puzzle, $9+ at Two Crew Design
This puzzle is a fun and personal spin on princesses.
7. Sunglasses, $9+ at The Crafty Engineerx
These will come in handy for an outdoor wedding.
8. Handkerchief, $19+ at The Polka Dotted Bee
When she becomes the bride, this handkerchief would be timeless for her something old.
9. Lace Robe $25+ at The Knot Shop
You can personalize this robe by picking her favorite color for the initial.
10. Watercolor Photo, $20+ at Alison B Illustrations
Put this personalized illustration in a frame for her to have in her room.
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11. Tote Bag, $17 at My Wedding Favors
This tote bag would be great on its own or filled with trinkets.
12. Sequin Cushion, $22 at Amy Lucy Designs
If she loves sparkles and unicorns, this decor piece could look lovely in her room.
13. Initial Flower Necklace, $16 at Brillants
This necklace makes a personalized keepsake for her.
14. Crayon Name, $14+ at LL Crayon Creations
These are perfect for a display piece or to be used for coloring.
15. Beauty Gift Box, $35 at Mod Party
This option is a sweet gesture for the older flower girls.
16. Personalized Bunny, $19+ at The Customise Company
Add a subtle personalization to the ears of this bunny.
17. Activity Book, $4 at Target
This book is a sweet and inexpensive way to say thank you. It would also make a great pairing with number fourteen.
18. Thank You Gift Box (Similar Style), $15 at Flourish Store Gifts
This gift box comes with a mirror, candle, and glitter nail polish.
19. Makeup Bag, $15+ at Million Weddings
Personalize this bag with her name on the inside.
20. Bunny & Personalized Blanket, $22 at Lavender Eight
This soft duo will have her cozy while giving her something to cherish from your special day.
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Would your flower girls rather receive keepsakes or activities? Be sure to share your favorite flower girl gifts below or what you did for the flower girls in your wedding.
Until next time,
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