Gifts for attendants

local gifts from the bride & groom

Linda Baxa of Marry-Go-Round in Strum suggests “neutral, contemporary pieces rather than teal rhinestones that won’t be used again.” We recommend Token Jewelry at Isabelle & Co. and Angelus Salon & Spa, which offers a classy-casual array of sterling silver, semi-precious stone, and gold-fill jewelry.

Butter up your bridesmaids with homemade, skin loving soaps and lotions. Made with goat’s milk by Stacy Shiffer, Lone Tree Soaps are available at Tangled Up in Hue and Cranberry Cottage, as well as numerous arts & crafts fairs in the valley. (visit

Traditionally, flasks were given to groomsmen. True to the times, there are now bridesmaid-themed flasks as well. Cadeaux carries both.

Something engraved
Engraved wine flutes and beer mugs are traditional gifts for attendants. Things Remembered at Oakwood Mall will engrave just about anything—you can even bring your own items.