23 Thoughtful Engagement Gifts for the Happy Couple

From biscuits to baubles, check out our pick of the best engagement gifts to say your congratulations to a special couple


If you know a couple who have recently got engaged, then it’s a lovely idea to get them a gift to celebrate this exciting time. It’s difficult to know what engagement gift to get for the couple when you have to think of a wedding present to get them too, but we guarantee you’ll get it right if you choose one of these winning gift ideas!

A Photo Frame

Let’s face it, a lot of photos will probably be taken in the events leading up to the wedding and the day itself, so a photo frame engagement present would be greatly appreciated! We love this rustic style frame from Etsy which can be personalised with the date the question was popped.

This photo frame from Etsy would make a great engagement gift

Image Credit: Custom Wood Wonders on Etsy

A Jar of Love Hearts

This cute jar of Love Hearts from gettingpersonal.co.uk is an engagement gift that is both yummy and romantic!

This personalised jar of love hearts from gettingpersonal.co.uk is the perfect engagement gift idea


Flowers are a gorgeous and sweet smelling way to say congratulations to a newly engaged couple. You may even give the bride-to-be some bridal bouquet ideas for her big day! 


These scrumptious engagement themed biscuits from Honeywell Bakes on Not on the High Street are a cute treat that is sure to put a smile on their faces! These would also make a great engagement party gift as they could be served on the night.

Engagement themed biscuits from Not on the High Street - they'd make an ideal engagement party gift 

A Mug

This cheeky mug from The Love Mugs at Etsy is a brilliant engagement gift idea for the bride-to-be who can’t resist showing off a spectacular engagement ring!

This quirky mug from Etsy makes a quirky engagement gift for the bride-to-be


What better excuse to crack open the champagne than a new engagement? Give the couple a bottle of the good stuff to congratulate them on their exciting announcement.

A Ring Dish

This beautiful ring dish from Not on the High Street would make a lovely engagement gift for couples who have moved into a new home together. It also doubles up as a personalised wedding gift to keep the wedding rings safe after they’ve tied the knot.

This ring dish from Not on the High Street is a thoughtful personalised engagement gift idea

Image Credit: Badgers Badgers on Not on the High Street

A Card

Sometimes it’s the small things that matter the most and a card with a loving message will show the couple you care.

A card is a simple yet thoughtful way to say congratulations on the engagament

Image Credit: Door 77 on Not on the High Street 

A Cuddly Toy

Yes a cuddly toy is a bit of a cliché, but let’s face it, you can’t go wrong with a cute stuffed animal that bears a message of congratulations!

Champagne Flutes

The happy couple are bound to be doing a fair amount of celebrating after getting engaged, so treat them to some sophisticated champagne flutes so they can toast their news in style.

A Hanging Decoration

Decorations make great engagement gifts for the couple to keep in their shared home. Every time they look at this stunning bauble from Not on the High Street, they’ll be reminded of those special memories.

Hanging decorations for the home make great engagement presents

Image Credit: Marli Designs on Not on the High Street

A Wedding Money Box

Planning a wedding will require some saving, so this money box from gettingpersonal.co.uk will definitely be needed for them to start saving their pennies!

This wedding money box from gettingpersonal.co.uk is a great engagement gift


A big box of luxury chocolates would be greatly appreciated by couples with a mega sweet tooth. To make it an even more personal engagement present, give them their favourite kind of chocolate and personalise it with a message.


Another great gift for the home, give the couple this personalised candle from Marli Designs which has a lovely watercolour design.

Personalised candle from Not on the High Street - a thoughtful engagement gift for the home

Image Credit: Marli Designs on Not on the High Street

A Cushion

This beautiful cushion from Tillyanna on Not on the High Street would make a welcome addition to any newly engaged couple’s home. It has a romantic ‘happily ever after’ motif and can be customised with the date they got engaged.

This personalised cushion would make a great engagement gift for the home


No one could ever be disappointed with cake! Buy a fancy one or unleash your baking skills and make one yourself that is their favourite flavour. Just watch out, they’ll be begging you to whip them up an amazing wedding cake too.

A cake is a great engagement gift for couples who have a sweet tooth

Photography Credit: ELS Design – Creative Wedding Photography

A Notebook

If your organised friend has just got engaged and has already been pinning loads of ideas on pinterest, give them this notebook from Not on the High Street to jot down all their wedding planning ideas.

This wedding planning notebook is a great engagement gift for the organised bride or groom-to-be

Image Credit: Made by Ellis on Not on the High Street

A Marriage Survival Kit

If you fancy making your own DIY engagement gift, why not pull together a fun marriage survival kit? Get a nice box or a gift bag and fill it with their favourite things such as a bottle of champagne or favourite music.

A Personalised Photo Frame

This beautiful silver photo frame from gettingpersonal.co.uk will take pride of place on their mantelpiece.

Silver photo frame from gettingpersonal.co.uk - a stunning engagement present

A Bottle of Their Favourite Tipple

Not everybody loves champagne, so if this is the case then treat the happy couple to a bottle of their preferred beverage.

A Cake Topper

Unique cake toppers make a great engagement party gift as not only do they (literally) top off the cake, but the couple can also take it out and have it as a keepsake for years to come. We love this chic handwritten style ‘engaged’ cake topper from Sophia Victoria Joy on Etsy.

This cake topper from Etsy is a great engagement party gift

Matching Key Rings

We love these silver couples keyrings from gettingpersonal.co.uk. Both keyrings slot together to form a heart, so they can each carry one wherever they go and feel connected to their partner.

Engraved keyrings that would make thoughtful engagement gifts for the happy couple

A Wedding Countdown Clock

For an engagement gift that looks good and is practical at the same time, we present to you the wedding countdown clock! This clock from gettingpersonal.co.uk is sure to generate excitement as it counts down to the big day, plus it is a must for couples who love to be organised.

This wedding countdown clock from gettingpersonal.co.uk is a great engagement present for the organised couple

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