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The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Gift Etiquette and 20 Gift Ideas for the Newlyweds


20 Ideas for Wedding Gifts



The start of a new life together is an exciting time, and it's always thoughtful to give a gift to the newlyweds to help them celebrate and set up their home. Here are a few ideas for wedding gifts that are sure to be appreciated:

  1. A personalized piece of artwork or home decor
  2. A subscription to a food or wine delivery service
  3. A gift card for a couples massage or spa day
  4. A cookbook or cooking class experience
  5. A gift certificate for a fancy dinner at a nice restaurant
  6. A set of high-quality kitchen appliances or cookware
  7. A weekend getaway or trip to a bed and breakfast
  8. A gift card for a local event or activity, such as a concert or sporting event
  9. A set of matching His and Hers towels or robes
  10. A personalized photo album or picture frame
  11. A gift card for a couples' fitness class or personal training sessions
  12. A romantic novel or a collection of love poetry
  13. A gift certificate for a couples' portrait session with a professional photographer
  14. A custom-made piece of jewelry
  15. A gift card for a fun activity, such as indoor skydiving or escape rooms
  16. A gift card for a couples' cooking class or wine tasting experience
  17. A set of high-quality bed linens or pillows
  18. A gift card for a couples' retreat or vacation
  19. A subscription to a couples' magazine or membership to a couples' organization
  20. A gift card for a couples' dance class or dance lessons.

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Wedding Gift Etiquette Guide

Wedding GiftsWedding gifts are a beautiful way to show love and support for the newlyweds on their special day. But with so many options to choose from and so many rules to follow, it can be overwhelming to know what to buy, when to buy it, and when to give it. Here's a guide to help you navigate the world of wedding gifts and ensure you follow proper etiquette.

When to buy wedding gifts? 

It's best to purchase the gift before the wedding day, as the couple will likely be busy and may not have time to open and enjoy the gift on their special day. You can also opt to give the gift at the reception or during the wedding ceremony, but it's important to check with the couple or the wedding planner beforehand to ensure it's allowed.

How much to spend on a wedding gift? 

The traditional rule is to spend the equivalent of one plate at the wedding, but this can vary depending on your relationship with the couple and your budget. It's important to remember that the gift is a symbol of your love and support, not the amount of money spent.


When to give the gift? 

If you're attending the wedding ceremony and reception, it's customary to bring the gift with you. If you're unable to attend the wedding, you can send the gift directly to the couple's home or to the wedding planner. You can also opt to give the gift at a different time, such as a post-wedding celebration or a housewarming party.

Wedding gift etiquette also includes the following:

  • Always check the couple's registry to ensure you're getting them something they want and need.
  • Wrap the gift nicely and include all the names of the contributors on the card.

  • If you're giving a monetary gift, it's best to give it in a card or check rather than cash.
  • If you're unable to attend the wedding, it's still appropriate to send a gift and a note of congratulations.
  • If you're giving a gift after the wedding, be sure to include a note or card with the gift to let the couple know it's a wedding gift.


In conclusion, wedding gifts are a beautiful way to show love and support for the newlyweds. By following these guidelines and proper etiquette, you can ensure that your gift is well-received and appreciated. Remember, the most important thing is to show your love and support for the couple, not the amount of money spent on the gift.

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