Since many wedding gifts are often duplicated, and the couple knows what gifts to expect from their registry, thinking outside of the box can produce a gift that will surprise the special couple on their big day. There are many creative gifts to consider that are as unique as their love and sure to be a hit and appreciated by the newly married couple.
Ten Unusual Wedding Gifts
Break away from the traditional toaster or mixer and find a wedding gift for the bride and groom that is unusual yet functional. Ten unique gift ideas to consider include:
1. Happy Couple Picnic Set
Give couples a deliciously romantic gift with the Happy Couple Picnic Set from Personal Creations. The 30-piece set comes with everything from dinner and flatware to a detachable wine bottle cooler and blanket. It's perfect for couples who love to hike or just enjoy each other's company on a date at the park. Personalize it with their names and wedding date for around $100.
2. Personalized Wedding Crest
From Uncommon Goods, this one-of-a-kind crest includes the couple's names, their wedding location, and even the date of their wedding day. It is priced around $135 and is presented in a walnut wood frame. Couples who like genealogy or take an interest in family history might like this spin on family crests.
3. Carved Heart Art Canvas
The Carved Heart Art Canvas is sold through Personal Creations. This piece of art is can be customized with the couple's initials and wedding date. It is priced around $40 to $50 and features a black and white tree with initials inside of a heart. This wall art is sure to be loved by anyone who receives it and is the perfect touch to any newlywed's home. Pick it up for couples who are moving into their first home together.
4. Just Married Beach Towels
Just Married Beach Towels are great for the couple headed to the beach for their honeymoon or who enjoy taking tropical vacations. These towels, sold on Amazon.com, are cute and unique. One towel is done black with the word "Just" embroidered in white and the other is done in white with the word "Married" embroidered in black. The set is priced around $75.
5. Grow Old With You Terrarium
Grow Old With You Terrarium, from Uncommon Goods, is priced around $125. The terrarium kit includes a miniature couple sitting on a bench, a glass apothecary jar, moss, rocks, and soil. Couples can enjoy assembling this set as well as watching it grow over time. It's a good gift for couples who have green thumbs.
6. Loving Couple Personalized Garden Stone
Loving Couple Personalized Garden Stone, from Personalization Mall, is priced under $40. It can be personalized with the couple's names, a special message, and date. This resin stone is ideal for a garden or pathway and will add a special touch wherever it is placed. Give it to couples who have a country garden or rustic theme to their home.
7. Q&A a Day Five Year Journal
The Q&A a Day Five Year Journal is a great way for couples to keep track of their first five years of marriage. The bride and groom can both write down their answers to the daily questions. When the year starts over, they can reflect on the previous year's adventures. It retails for around $17 at ModCloth, making this an affordable choice for people who enjoy reflecting on the past.
8. Vineyard Wine Cellar Sign
Vineyard Wine Cellar Sign is ideal for the wine lovers. This oak sign from Personal Creations can be personalized with the newlywed's names, wedding year, and their city and state. It is priced around $100 and will add the perfect touch to any wall where it is placed.
9. Maple Oval Cutting Board
Maple Oval Cutting Board from Things Remembered, is priced around $145 and is done in maple wood and has iron handles. It can be laser-etched with the couple's initials or name and will look great on any table or countertop. Give it to any couple with culinary aspirations.
10. Love Will Find A Way Art
Love Will Find A Way Art is a unique piece of art, from Uncommon Goods. It is priced under $200 and features the couple's names as well as the states or countries where they are from. This wall art comes in a black shadowbox frame and in four color combinations including black with fuchsia hearts, ocean blue with coral hearts, charcoal gray with honeysuckle hearts, or deep sea blue with midnight kiss hearts. It's a great gift for couples who dated long distance before tying the knot.
All In the Presentation
Keep in mind that you turn any gift into something unique and unforgettable just by presenting it in an unusual way. For those who prefer to give cash or a gift card to the newly married couple, consider adding a special poem in the greeting card or placing money or a gift card in a unique box or picture frame. Sometimes a small gesture can make all the difference. Giving a unique gift will not only remind the couple how special they are to you but will let them know that you took the time to find them a great gift that was chosen just for them.