Wedding season is almost upon us. And since vaccinations are now accessible, weddings don’t have to be on the back burner anymore. If you have weddings on your schedule, you may want to start thinking about gift ideas as early as now for the lovebirds in your life.
Are you stuck in a pinch? Don’t worry—this blog got you covered.
20 Unique And Thoughtful Gifts For Weddings
Last-minute wedding gift shopping can be challenging, especially if the ceremony you’re attending is a quick and sudden one. Where should one even start? Fortunately, this last-minute wedding gifts list is here to the rescue! You can find all of the following items online and save yourself the time and trouble of going out to buy them.
1. Coffee Table Books
Whether your newlywed friends are bookworms or not, you can never go wrong with giving books. They make great gifts because they help people escape from lockdown realities, even if it’s only for a few hours.
Not only are they good reads, but they spruce up places too! Just choose one (or two, if you’re feeling extra generous) books that fit their preferences and suit their space’s atmosphere.
2. Bartending Equipment
If your newlywed friends are hard-drinking types or great entertainers, this bartending set is the perfect gift for them! They can unleash their inner mixologist with these tools, enjoying drinks made from their own hands. Cheers to that!
3. Flatware Set
Cutlery (spoons, forks, knives) may not seem much, but it’s a pretty helpful gift to have. If you’ve heard about knife-giving bringing bad luck, don’t believe in that superstition. Who doesn’t want a practical item lying around in the kitchen?
4. Personalized Photo Albums
We all know about pictures being worth a thousand words, right? As cliche as it sounds, it’s true: photos tell stories and express feelings in a way that words simply can’t. Photo albums store those special captured memories and keep them around for a long time.
Weddings are celebrations. Keep the party going by gifting a bottle of champagne for the happy couple! They’ll be sure to appreciate your fancy little token after the festivities. Don’t forget the glasses!
6. Comforter Sets
There’s nothing like the feeling of sleeping in cozy sheets. Comforter sets keep one warm and snuggly as he or she catches z’s. Give a set that matches your newlywed friends’ tastes and space to let them sleep in style.
7. Bath Towels
If you’re shopping in the bathroom section, you may want to give towels a look. They make for great gifts since they’re soft and durable. Make sure to buy high-quality ones for long-lasting use!
8. Marble Clocks
Tell time in style with a fancy marble wall clock! They’re great pieces for any room, especially minimalistic and contemporary ones. If your newlywed friends live in empty places, this is a surefire way to jazz up their spaces.
9. Handy Duffel Bags
Suitcases can be a bit dragging to carry, especially you’re only on quick getaways. Make sure your newlywed friends travel light with stylish and practical duffel bags. Not only are they less stressful, but they’re quite spacious too!
10. Flower Pots
Planting is a popular quarantine habit for people of all ages. Make green thumbs rejoice by giving chic pots to house their plants and flowers in! Feel free to go for different materials (concrete, stone, metal, ceramic) for more variety.
11. Portable Wireless Speakers
Let your happy newlywed friends blast their favorite tunes or listen to exciting podcasts with a convenient wireless speaker! No need for pesky wires when they have the power of Bluetooth at their fingertips. And the best part? They can take them anywhere at any time.
12. Gift Baskets
Want an all-in-one treat? Go for gift baskets! Supermarkets have tons of options you can choose from, so don’t be afraid to go check them out! You can even ask for some recommendations for newlyweds to be extra specific.
13. Cast Iron Skillets
See that sizzling hot bacon by the fire above? That’s how magical cast iron skillets are. These versatile cooking vessels can pan-fry, sear, broil, braise, roast, and bake (yes, you heard that right) one’s favorite dishes. If your newlywed friends are kitchen lovers, they’ll surely love your handy gift.
We’ve already brought up duffel bags as options for short trips. But for long travels, suitcases are the way to go. These are perfect for newly-married couples going on extended honeymoons. You can go for matching his-and-hers options or find something different yet stylish.
15. Scented Candles
Get spaces looking and smelling great with scented candles! Be sure to be mindful of any allergies or sensitivities when picking out the variant to gift to your soon-to-be-married friends. You can even buy a set of these—the more, the merrier, right?
16. Pasta Makers
Are your newlywed friends pasta lovers? If so, lend their cravings a hand with a pasta maker! They won’t have to go to fancy restaurants all the time to get their favorites since they can make them right at home.
17. Flower Vases
Vases aren’t just for storing flower bouquets. They make for excellent decorative pieces, too, as pictured above. You can go for the typical transparent and glassy kinds if you want something conventional. However, you can also buy more colorful ones made from different materials if you’re up for other options.
18. Stand Mixers
Think of stand mixers as an extra pair of hands: when one’s hands are busy doing a rigorous recipe step, the other does some lifting for you. Stand mixers are handy to have around (if there’s extra counter space), especially if your newlywed friends are into heavy-duty baking. They’re available in many colors, so choose one that you know that they’ll like. You can even buy extra attachments if you want!
19. Coffee Machines
Got coffee-loving newlyweds on your friends’ list? Make their mornings brighter through this coffee maker. They’ll definitely wake up on the right side of the bed with this handy addition to their kitchens!
20. Dutch Ovens
Dutch ovens are a kitchen godsend. Not only are they for the stove, but they’re 100% oven-safe too! Your newlywed friends will love having them around due to their durability and versatility.
You can find all of the items online and save yourself the time and trouble of going out to buy them. We’re sure you have more suggestions to add to this helpful list. Just leave a comment below to get started!