Wedding day represents one of the most beautiful, cheerful and romantic days in a life of every young pair. As their “D-day” is getting closer, they will be more and more excited, happier but also more nervous as they will want everything to go according to plan, everyone to have fun and to have that day be remembered forever.
Just like the newlyweds, the guests will also be excited because of this great event and will want to make this day even more special by getting the newlyweds a great gift.
Besides that, the guests will also be presented with a challenge- what gift to choose?
This seems like an easy task, as we will be attending a wedding of someone we are supposed to know well, but often, we might question ourselves: What should I buy? Will they like the present I am thinking about? Do they really need what I planned to gift them? There are also potential issues like gifting them a present which they already received from some other guest or something similar.
To avoid these kind of problems, you can go for the “classic gift”- money. Money is surely helpful to everyone, and the newlyweds will get to spend it how they like.
But giving someone money as a wedding gift is nothing personal or unique- it also shows a lack of effort or creativity. A wedding gift should be something that they will see and think to themselves “this person really put in some thought and effort to pick the right gift”.
To help you in choosing the right gift, we prepared you a list of bridal gift ideas that will surely show that you tried your best to pick the best gift and that you care about them. We included everything- from expensive to cheap items, from unique to useful.
PERSONALIZED CHAMPAGNE GLASSES SET
Champagne glasses are a great gift for weddings and anniversaries, but if you want to make the gift even more memorable, you can personalize the champagne glasses with the names of the happy couple, or even the date of their big day.
This set of champagne glasses will come with a fancy looking box which you can further customize by, for example, engraving a “Mr. and Mss (their last name)” on them.
Not only that they will be able to use these when they open the bottle of their favorite drink- these glasses with their cool-looking box will also make for a nice decor in their new home. You can go a one step further and include with this set a nice bottle of champagne.
Best of all- this isn’t a very expensive gift. You can find these type of set online, and you won’t have to spend more than 30$ on them.
COOKBOOK FOR NEWLYWEDS
Germans and many other cultures have a saying that goes like this “Love goes through the stomach”. This implies that love and food go hand-in-hand, so buying them a cookbook specially designed for newlyweds will be something that will help your best friend and their partner make their marriage something that they will enjoy and something that will last a long time.
If they like to cook, this will be a great gift as it will help them explore different recipes while enjoying their fun activity together.
There are different types of cookbooks and there is something for everyone. If your best friend isn’t a “great” chef, you can buy them a cookbook specially designed for novice chefs and which don’t include any complicated dishes- so that nothing will go wrong in the kitchen.
If you’re looking for a great gift idea for the wedding, consider a wine rack.
Wine racks are not only functional but they can also be used as decor. They come in different designs and shapes so you can choose according to your taste.
You can even include a bottle of a luxury wine in the gift basket to make it extra special.
Air purifier is a great gift for someone who is getting married or is moving, especially if you know that they have pets or children.
The air inside a home can sometime be even more polluted than the air outside. Air purifiers can help improve the quality of air in a home by removing dangerous pollutants from the air.
An air purifier is also a good gift idea for anyone who smokes cigarettes or uses other tobacco products because it will help remove cigarette smoke from their home permanently.
It is also an excellent gift for people who have issues with allergies.
Air purifiers come in all shapes and sizes, from small tabletop models to large ones which can take up a huge space. They range from simple models that just remove odors from the air to more sophisticated systems with built-in sensors that automatically turn on when they detect harmful pollutants or allergens in the air.
“Our Adventures: A Bucket List Journal For Couples”
Do you want to see their love and adventure continue even after their honeymoon is over? Then something like this kind of a book is a great gift choice.
“Journals for couples” contain a huge list of interesting ideas for romantic and fun adventures that will inspire the newlyweds to keep the enjoyment, fun, travel and adventure in their marriage.
This will be a very unique wedding gift, and at the same time it has a potential to make their marriage much more interesting in the long term.
NETFLIX – YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a friend or family member, Netflix is the way to go. The streaming service offers a wide range of content, including original shows and movies, documentaries, stand-up comedy specials and more.
If both of them love watching movies, they will surely enjoy the service. They can watch movies and TV shows whenever they want, even if they are out of the house.
If they are avid travelers, this is also a good option for them. They can use their mobile devices to stream videos anytime and anywhere!
WEEKEND GETAWAY (WEEKEND TRIP)
If your friend and their partner are a pair that loves to travel and explore, paying for and organizing a weekend trip will be one of the best gifts you can give them. It will be especially good if you choose a destination for which they already expressed a desire to visit.
There are plenty of options you can choose from- it can be something simple as a 2 day stay at a nearby hotel, or if you have a a larger budget you can organize something special such as a trip to Venice, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Dubai, or any other city which seems interesting enough.
As this will probably be their first time visiting those places, this will be something they will remember for rest of their life.
And who knows- maybe they will “pay” you back by coming back from the trip with a gift or a souvenir which they will buy specially for you.
Luggage sets aren’t exactly a common choice for a wedding present, but they definitely have their advantages.
They’re practical. Everyone needs luggage, whether they’re traveling for business or pleasure. And if you buy them a luggage set of better quality, it will be something they’ll keep using long after the honeymoon is over.
Also, if your friend likes to travel, then this will be the perfect present for them. A good quality luggage set can last a long time and will come in handy when they go on their next holiday or business trip.
Dinnerware sets are a classic gift option for weddings. If you’re buying a wedding gift for your best friend and you don’t want to over complicate things, you won’t go wrong by going with a dinnerware set.
This gift will useful, practical and will probably be something they can use for years to come.
Dinnerware sets come in different styles, colors and sizes so there are many options out there.
You can make the gift even better by also including in the gift a kitchen utensil set or a cutlery set.
FERRIS WHEEL PHOTO FRAME
When it comes to wedding gifts for a best friend, it’s all about finding the perfect combination of thoughtful, memorable and affordable. And, if you’re looking for a gift that will instantly be loved by your friend, we suggest this Ferris wheel photo frame.
The design of the frame is simple but very elegant and nice looking. It’s perfect for displaying their favorite photos and memories, and it will be a great addition to their home decor.
How often do you see this item in people’s homes? Almost never, right? That means that this gift will be unique and not something that they will get from someone else, which will also show that you have put in some extra effort to find something nice and unique.
This gift won’t have a being out a “wow” reaction out of them, but it is still something nice and useful which makes it a good gift.
If they are moving into a new home, you can help them decorate their living room with a colorful rug that will add warmth and character to their space.
The most important thing when selecting a rug is choosing one that matches the decor of your friend’s home. If they have modern furniture in their home, then it would be best to choose rugs with contemporary patterns and designs.
A sheet set is an inexpensive wedding gift, so if you are on a budget, this can be a perfect choice for you.
Sheet sets come in many different styles and materials. Cotton is the most common material used in making sheets, but they are also made from bamboo, microfiber and even silk.
The best way to determine which type of sheet you want is to know what kind of material your friend likes best. If they like soft things, cotton may be a great choice; if they prefer something that feels more luxurious, silk will be a better choice.
PERSONALIZED WINE BOX + WINE CORK BOX
This type of gift is perfect for any occasion, but especially for weddings. The most usual way to personalize it would be to engrave their names on it, but you can also make it more personal by engraving a special message which will show them how much you care about them. You could engrave something like “best friends forever” or “forever and always”.
With the box you should also include a bottle of an expensive wine and add a note which will tell them to open the bottle when they are celebrating their first anniversary together. In the meantime, the wine box will serve as a nice home decor.
And if your friend and their partner are a big wine lovers, make this gift even more special by including a shadow box for wine corks. Instead of just trowing away the corks, they will put them into the box and it will make for a nice home decor item.
You can also personalize the box for corks in the same way as the wine box- by adding their names on it or a some funny message.
Bar stools are a great wedding gift idea for a best friend who will be moving into a new home.
Bar stools are also a good fit for any modern looking kitchen or dining room area.
If your friend has chosen modern furniture as part of their decor style, then they’ll appreciate some classic bar stools that match their style perfectly!
Spa treatments are a great way to help someone relax, rest and recover from the stress of wedding planning. A spa package can be just the thing your best friend needs to unwind and enjoy themselves.
It’s an experience that will help them rest and relax and it will be like a mini honeymoon.
A typical spa day includes mud masks, facials and manicures, but you can refine your package according to what your friend wants to do on their day off. You might want to add in a couples massage as that is something that will probably be liked by both of them.
COCKTAIL MAKING KIT
A cocktail making kit is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to host parties and entertain guests. They’re great for birthday parties, anniversaries and all other social gatherings.
They will come with all the tools needed to make a perfect cocktail.
If your friend is someone who likes to drink cocktails, but doesn’t know how to make them, then you can also buy them the book “The Encyclopedia of Cocktails” in which he will find about all the cocktails there are and about how can he make them.
Organizing the wedding is surely stressful and exhausting, that’s why they will need to rest and relax after it, and what’s better then relaxing while drinking a nice cocktail?
If you know that your best friend and their partner are expecting a baby, a baby monitor will be a great wedding gift. This way, you can help them out with their new arrival by giving them something that will make life easier for them and their baby.
A baby monitor is a device that allows parents to keep an eye on their child from another room. There are many different types of monitors available on the market today, but they all essentially do the same thing: they allow parents to see and hear what’s going on in their baby’s room.
Relaxation and stress relief are important to maintaining your health and well-being. A massage chair will bring your friend the ultimate relaxation they need after a long day of work or after a workout.
They can use it in their bedroom, living room, or any other place in their home.
It allows them to get the benefits of a professional massage at home, so they can enjoy these benefits whenever they want.