Wedding party gifts for the teary-eyed: embroidered hankies!

Embroidered handkerchiefs as groomsmen gifts
Photo from Crop top wedding dress has us seeing fireworks by Katie Slater Photography

When we showed you Aubrey and Nate's wedding, I'll admit, I was more blown away by Aubrey's jaw-dropping crop-top wedding dress than anything else. But I didn't want you to miss out on one other awesome detail hidden in those photos: Nate's wedding party gifts for his groomsmen were embroidered hankies.

I love handkerchiefs. I might even be accused of collecting them. There's just no pride quite like handing someone a delicate, vintage hankie when they're sniffling next to you at a wedding.

Nate had his hankies embroidered with a quote, a heartfelt thank-you, the date, and the location. But your possibilities are endless. You could go for an inside joke. A sentimental thanks. Heck, you could probably skip the embroidery altogether and give everyone a different vintage pattern! So go ahead — help your wedding party feel like heroes with the chance to offer their new hankie to that cute, teary-eyed guest over there.

Looks like you can get custom embroidered handkerchiefs on Etsy, if you want to try your hand at this idea.

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  1. I get married in 11 days eeekkkk and have spent any spare tv time embroidering hankies for my wedding party. This takes so much time and I really hope they will be appreciated. Kudos to anyone else daft enough to attempt this the fortnight before their wedding!

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