Wedding Gift Ideas: 21 Presents Every Couple Will Love

We round up some of the best wedding gift ideas - from personalised wedding presents to gifts for the home

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If the happy couple haven’t included details of a gift list in their wedding invitations or you want to come up with a wedding gift that will be fun and unexpected for them, take a look at some of our favourite wedding gifts.

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The great thing about going “off-list” is that you can be much more creative and choose something personal to the couple that will bring a smile to their face when they open it.

We’ve got ideas for gift experiences, awesome personalised presents, and lots of gifts for foodies, homebodies and art lovers. If you’re after wedding gift ideas that’ll be truly appreciated, we’ve found them.

Wedding Gifts for the Home

Even if the couple have lived together for a few years, a wedding gift for the home is a perfect wedding gift as it will be used or seen every day as a happy reminder of the wedding.

1. Mr and Mrs Pillowcase – £15.95, Not On The High Street

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For a fun and unique wedding gift, these Mr and Mrs pillowcases from A Piece Of are a perfect wedding gift. You can choose from a range of colours and you can even add your own secret message on the other side of the pillow if you want to add something fun.

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2. Bespoke Wedding Venue Clock – £55, Not On The High Street

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Every house needs a clock. This one is incredibly special: it features a laser-etched version of the couple’s wedding venue with their names and wedding date. The background sky area can be painted one of 16 colours to match their home, making a completely unique gift.

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3. Gold Initialed Cupid Cushion – £25, Not On The High Street

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The great thing about this cupid cushion from Modo Creative is that it would suit a range of homes and styles. Personalised with the couple’s initials, it’s a perfect pillow for the bedroom or the lounge and will add a unique touch to the happy couple’s home.

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4. Wooden Pot Planter – £22.99, Not On The High Street

Wedding Gift Ideas

This rustic wooden planter has a stamped aluminium strip along the front that can display your happy wishes for the new couple. It’s meant for indoor use so it’s ideal if a couple doesn’t have much outdoor space – they can keep it in the kitchen or on a bedroom windowsill and bring a little nature inside.

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5. Wedding Message Herringbone Throw – £85, Not On The High Street

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Give a gift that will last a lifetime with a soft wool herringbone throw that you can personalise with a leather patch sewn onto the corner. The patch can say any message you want and will make a wonderful memento of their day. The throw comes in seven patterns and with four different types of patch, and you can add a personalised leather carrying strap too.

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Food and Drink Wedding Gifts

If the happy couple love having people over for dinner or drinks, then a food or drink related gift will be perfect for them and they’ll be able to use it again and again.

6. Gin Glasses Set – £20, Amazon

Wedding Gift Ideas

Gift the gin-loving couple in your life these gorgeous gin glasses that come with a rose gold double-sided shot measure and bar spoon. You could even include a bottle of their favourite gin if you’re feeling generous!

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7. Slate Chopping Board – £29.99, Not On The High Street

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This engraved slate chopping board from Dust and Things is a perfect wedding gift for the foodie couple in your life. The slate can be engraved with the couple’s name and the year of their wedding so it can be a romantic reminder of the year they said ‘I do’.

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8. Set of Two Cheese Boards – £45.95, Not On The High Street

These personalised wooden cheese boards from The Letteroom would be an ideal gift for cheese-loving newlyweds! These high-quality wooden boards have a painted black handle that can include the initials of the couple and a leather hook so they can hang beautifully in their kitchen.

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9. Couples Aprons – £32.90, Amazon

Wedding Gift Ideas

If the couple love nothing more than cooking up a storm in the kitchen, personalised aprons are a brilliant shout. Hell, you might even benefit too if you’re on the receiving end of a dinner party – it’s only the polite way to say thanks, right?

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Artistic Wedding Gifts

A piece of art is a beautiful wedding gift and there are so many options to choose from. A print of a country or place that is special to the couple would be a great way to give them a truly personal wedding gift.

10. Wedding Venue Print – £55, Not On The High Street

If you have already received your wedding invitation then you will know the wedding venue the couple have chosen. Letterfest can create a gorgeous bespoke print of the wedding venue, it’s a beautiful gift that the couple really won’t be expecting.

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11. Custom Watercolour Painting – From £40, Etsy

Wedding Gift Ideas

Buy the couple an original hand-painted watercolour based on a photo you provide. You can choose what size of painting you want, and if you want to give it to the couple on their big day, you could choose an engagement photo or couple portrait instead of a wedding day shot. It’s a wonderful keepsake of the day that will look beautiful in their new home.

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12. Foil Map Print – £35, Not On The High Street

A map print of a special place will be a thoughtful gift for the happy couple. This gold foil design from Coral & Moss is stunning, why not choose a map print of where the couple live or where they plan on going for their honeymoon?

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Wedding Gift Experiences

Most couples have been living together for a few years when they said ‘I do’. If you think the couple have all the material possessions they need then a gift experience is a great alternative wedding gift and will leave them with some fantastic memories.

13. Country Escape for Two – £89.99, John Lewis

A relaxing break in the country could be the perfect thing to help the couple let go of the stresses of wedding planning. John Lewis sell the country escape smart box which gives the couple a romantic countryside break for two and there are 475 locations to choose from.

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14. Gin Making Experience for Two – £145, Not On The High Street

A gin-making experience will be a dream gift for a gin-loving couple. This experience gift from 45 Gin School teaches you all about how gin is made and you get to create your very own bottle of gin to take home.

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15. Make Your Own Wedding Rings Experience Day – £340, Not On The High Street

Wedding Gift Ideas

Is there anything more romantic than handcrafting your own wedding rings? The engaged couple can head to award-winning artisan jeweller Isabella Day’s studio in Devon (and turn it into a weekend away!), learn goldsmithing techniques, make their own rings and enjoy a homemade lunch on the day. You’ll also get a glass of Prosecco to celebrate once you’ve finished!

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16. Helicopter Pleasure Flight for Two – £138, Virgin Experience Days

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Are the newlyweds thrill seekers? They’ll love this 15 mile helicopter experience, soaring 1,000ft in the air over some of the UK’s famous landmarks. Available at 30 locations across Britain, this is an unforgettable experience that they’ll brag about for years to come.

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Personalised Wedding Gifts

The beauty of choosing on ‘off-list’ wedding gift is that you can get something truly personal. A personalised wedding gift will be extra special and there is far less chance that someone else will buy the same thing as you!

17. Personalised Honeymoon Luggage Tags – £14.95, Not On The High Street

Wedding Gift Ideas

Send the couple off on their honeymoon with these gorgeous vegan leather luggage tags. Each tag features a little plane tracing a heart with the couple’s initials or names in the middle.

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18. Personalised Wine Decanter – £31.95, Dibor

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This personalised wine decanter is an extra special wedding gift that is perfect for couples who love entertaining. The decanter features an engraved band of gold and comes with two matching, sophisticated gold leaf wine glasses.

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19. Personalised Keepsake Box – £34.50, Not On The High Street

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This wooden personalised keepsake box from Owl and Otter is a beautiful sentimental wedding gift. Engraved with the names of the couple and their wedding date, it’s the perfect place for them to store their wedding cards or wedding stationery so they can remember their special day.

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20. Personalised Wooden Wine Box – £13.99, Amazon

Wedding Gift Ideas

Fill this box with a special bottle of champagne or wine and give it to the couple on their wedding day. Each year you can gift them a new bottle as an anniversary gift for them to store in their personalised wine box. It looks lots more expensive than its price tag. An ideal gift for wine lovers.

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21. Personalised Family Name Sign – £16.70, Amazon

Wedding Gift Ideas

This laser-cut family name sign will be a meaningful gift for the newlyweds. They can hang it in their home as a reminder of the year and location where they said ‘I do’. It comes in metal, acrylic or wood and can be completely customised. It would look lovely in their entrance hall.

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