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Local Gifts for your Bridesmaids

Your bridesmaids do so much for you during your wedding and the days leading up to it – they should be properly thanked! Traditionally, the bride gives a gift to each bridesmaid. There are plenty of Pinterest-worthy ideas online, and you know your bridesmaids best. But if you’re still wondering what to get them, we’ve got some local options for you! We love a good gift basket, and there are some great local items you can include in one for your bridesmaids! Read on for some possible gift ideas made right here in Portland.

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Palate Polish: You may have seen this in salons around town – this vegan nail polish is locally made and comes in lots of fun colors!

St. Olio Body Refresher: This body-safe mist is made from only natural ingredients and smells divine – and the packaging is to die for!

Candles: A wonderful local option for candles is Bridge Nine Candle Co. – their candles are all natural, come in a variety of scents, and feature a beautiful image of the iconic St. Johns bridge.  

Boozy Treats: Check out Portland Sangria (sangria in a can) and Union Wine Co.’s Underwood line (wine, champagne, and rose in a can) – yummy, easy to add to a gift basket, and the cans are super cute!

Jewelry:If you would like to include a piece of jewelry, check out the varied collection on Made Here Portland’s website – there are many beautiful pieces made by local artists!

You can always include a gift card to a local café or bakery she loves. And for more ideas, check out Locally Sourced NW.

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This Tips & Advice piece was submitted by Dana Barbar, a trusted local wedding professional and talented writer.