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The Top Seven Wedding Gift List Trends for 2022

These are the best wedding gift list trends for 2022 that every couple need to have on their gift list radar!

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Choosing gifts for your wedding gift list is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning, but with so many options out there to pick from where do you start?

Well, just as wedding trends change year to year, so too do wedding gift list trends! Taking a look at what other couples are favouring and browsing through what's to come is a great place to start gaining inspiration when you're creating your own list.

We spoke to the wedding gift list experts over at The Wedding Shop and Prezola who gave us the low down on all the wedding gift list trends for 2022 that you need to check out. From enhanced outdoor living ideas and stylish interiors in this year's hottest hue, to a renewed focus on well-being and serenity, these are the top wedding gift list trends that will take your newlywed life to the next level. 

Top 7 Wedding Gift List Trends for 2022

1. Elevated Outdoors

Prezola have seen an increase in couples adding outdoor items to their lists as they look to entertain alfresco all year long. We're talking twinkling festoon lighting to add atmosphere, pizza ovens to entertain and fire pits to keep you toasty whatever the weather.

More over, newlyweds are also wanting to explore luxurious glamping experiences as they take time to appreciate the great outdoors. Camping doesn't have to mean damp feet and creepy crawlies y'know! 

Gas Powered Pizza Oven - £299, Ooni

Pizza oven

Pizza ovens were all the rage last year and guess what - couples are obsessed with them for 2022 as well! This gas powered pizza oven by Ooni is the best of the bunch allowing you to cook a delicious pizza in just 60 seconds.  

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Festoon Lighting - £70, Garden Trading 

Festoon lighting in the garden

There's something seriously inviting about an area adorned with festoon lights and these twinkling treasures by Garden Trading add a soft, ambient glow to any outdoor oasis. They'll be perfect for your next party!

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One Night Glamping Break - £70, Virgin Experiences

Glamping shed

A one night glamping break is a brilliant option if you love the idea of being gifted an experience, but you want to keep it affordable for your guests. Virgin Experience's glamping break collection allows you to choose from venues across the UK for just £70.

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2. Sustainable Heirlooms

Eco-friendly weddings are really popular so it's no surprise to see couples also adding sustainable gifts that they can love forever to their lists. Whether it's making day-to-day swaps and opting for recycled materials from eco-conscious brands, or asking for donations to environmental charities, you'll find lots of gifts that give back in The Wedding Shop's sustainable living collection

Recycled Glass Cake Dome - £70, Nkuku 

Recycled glass cake dome

Crafted from recycled glass and sustainable mango wood, this gorgeous cake dome by Nkuku offers a stylish way to keep confectionaries fresh. It's such good quality it'll last a lifetime of marriage. 

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Trees For Life Donation - £6, Charity Fund

Trees and a lake

They key to adding sustainable gifts to you gift list is by only choosing things that you really need. So, if you don't need anything tangible why not opt for a charity donation instead? A contribution to Trees For Life will plant a tree in the Scottish Highlands to create homes for wildlife and forests for the future. 

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Natural Whites Large Hand-Tied Bouquet - £65, Shida

Dried flower bouquet

Planning to decorate your wedding venue in pampas grass? Make sure your home gets a hit of this trendy spruce too with these beautiful hand-tied bouquet of preserved flowers by Shida. Unlike typical blooms, they'll last forever! 

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READ MORE: Sustainable Wedding Gifts & Gift Lists for Eco-Conscious Couples

3. Very Perri Homeware

Pantone's 2022 colour of the year Very Peri is proving to be pretty popular among couples picking homeware for their gift lists. The dynamic periwinkle blue has a vibrant violet undertone and is the happiest and warmest of all the blues - the perfect nod to your wedding. 

Aurora Set of 4 Tulip Champagne Glasses - £60, LSA International 

Purple tulip Champagne glasses

Prezola's latest collection is teaming with periwinkle interiors making it easy for your to bring this shade into your home. These tulip Champagne glasses by LSA International are unique, pretty and practical. After all, what else are you going to drink celebratory bubbles out of? 

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Jumony Small Vase - £110, Extra & Ordinary 

Purple Ombre vases

For a subtle hint of this glorious hue look to adding this vase by Extra & Ordinary onto your list. Designed to mirror the ruffled elements of traditional Korean garments and accessories, it is elegant and unusual. 

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Arcade Fire Everything Know 12" Vinyl - £25, Music Store

Arcade Fire vinyl record

Prezola also offer a range of amazing vinyl records to add to your wedding gift list. We're obsessed with the cover art on the Arcade Fire album so as well listening to it you can use it as a décor statement too. Cool couples, this one's for you. 

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4. Spark Joy with Colour

For those bored of playing it safe, bright colours are back and bolder than ever! With a focus on neon, velvet, and matte shades, couples are looking to add these pops of colour to all rooms through glassware, tableware and art. Get ready to celebrate and smile through the positive and healing power of colour. 

Eva Flower Pot - £50, Bjørn Wiinblad

Face plant pot

How fun is the Eva flower pot by Bjørn Wiinblad? We love the idea of filling this vase with ferns, herbs or trendy succulents! It's guaranteed to spark conversations when your friends and family notice it. 

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Limbo and Ginger Save The Day Framed Art Print - £37, East End Prints

Love will save the day wall print

If you're struggling to inject colour into a room in your house, a bright print is a brilliant and easy way to do so. This 'love will save the day' poster is totally wedding-appropriate and will remind you of your special day every time you walk past. 

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Orange Scallop Collection Jug - £75, Casacarta

Orange scallop jug and a plate

Liven up your dining table or kitchen side with Casacarta's groovy orange jug. Handcrafted in England it's a unique piece that you'll be hard pressed to find anywhere else. 

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5. Serene Home

After weeks, months or even years of wedding planning, couples are using their gift list to create a home that allows them the time to reconnect with themselves by embracing simple pleasures, such as home-cooking, meditation, gardening and reading. Create a sense of serenity in your home with organic textures, natural materials and soft tones. And relax...

Wellbeing Pod Mini Essential Oil Diffuser - £50, Neom Organics 

Neom organics diffuser

Neom's wellbeing pod is a firm favourite - designed to scent smaller spaces (think bathrooms, home offices and bedrooms), the blend of essential oils will diffuse around the room helping you achieve better sleep, less stress and more energy. It's a steal at just £50 making it perfect for your wedding gift list. 

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Java Lampshade - £65,

Natural rattan lamp

Nod to the rattan trend with's java lampshade. Ideal for stylish couples who adore interiors, the neutral tones and natural material will create a lovely laid-back feel to your home. 

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Artisan Stand Mixer - £499, Kitchen Aid

Cream kitchen aid mixer

Baking is a well known de-stresser and a hobby that we reckon your loved ones will be pretty happy with if you take up! A must-have for any budding Mary Berry's, the iconic Kitchen Aid fulfils all your baking needs from whisking to kneading. 

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READ MORE: 5 Ways to Give Back with Your Wedding Gift List

6. Cultural & Comfortable Escapes

Couples are looking to be transported to their favourite destinations with their gift list choices, being inspired by colours, patterns and traditional craftsmanship from around the world.

Satisfy your wanderlust from the comfort of your own home, or if you're wanting to explore further afield consider Prezola's honeymoon funds and travel vouchers for future cultural escapades together. 

Elephant Lamp - £195, Graham & Green

Elephant lamp

Bring a sense of safari to your living space with this quirky elephant lamp by Graham & Green. It'll make a statement and look fabulous when paired next to a leafy green plant for a jungle feel. 

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Hotel Stay Voucher - £100, Mr & Mrs Smith 

Hotel with plants

With an £100 gift voucher from Mr & Mrs Smith on your gift list, your wedding guests can contribute towards an amazing stay for you and your partner at an expertly curated hotel. From snowy escapes to sun-filled breaks there are trips to suit all couples.

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Burnout Orange King Duvet Cover - £170, Piglet in Bed

Burnt orange duvet cover on a bed

Enjoy a heavenly lie-in with Piglet in Bed's luxurious 100% French flax duvet cover. The gorgeous burnt orange tone has us dreaming of sunsets in tropical climes...

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7. Upgrade Your Everyday 

Couples will use their gift lists to elevate their everyday life, adding extra value to newly married life. From bottles of bubbly to keep the celebrations going, to amazing date night ideas and meal kit subscriptions, these are the gifts that you'll truly appreciate. 

Six Month Meal Kit Subscription - £120, The Little Pasta Company

Pasta subscription kit

Whether you're stuck on what to have for dinner or you fancy a date night at home, this six month meal kit subscription by The Little Pasta Company will ensure you and your partner are never hangry! Tuck into a variety of dishes from across Italy, including classic spaghetti carbonara and tagliatelle with white truffle butter. 

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Telaga Terrarium - £62, Nkuku 


Waking up to a home filled with glorious greenery really makes a difference but if you haven't got the best track record when it comes to keeping plants alive, a terrarium is a brilliant buy. Fill with easy-to-care-for succulents and the miniature greenhouse will allow them to flourish. Oh, and it looks gorgeous! 

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Bottomless Rose Afternoon Tea For Two at the Shard - £145, Truly Experiences  

Cake stand with afternoon tea

Take your romantic day out to new heights with an afternoon tea at the 32nd floor of The Shard. Boasting spectacular views of the London skyline you and your partner will enjoy bottomless rose wine, cocktails, tea and a selection of sandwiches, scones and pastries. Delicious!

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For even more wedding gift list inspiration, take a look at the wedding gifts that guests love to give