Buying wedding gifts is a great way to celebrate a new couple. Whether the couple is just moving in together or they’ve already been living together for some time, buying them new items will help them start their life together on the right foot.
Here are 52 of the best wedding gift ideas for any couple and on any budget:
1. Wine Glasses
Nothing says celebrate like a quality set of wine glasses. Depending on the wine they like, you can choose a specific glass shape. Some glasses are made specifically for red wines, and some for white wines. If you want to keep it universal, you can get a glass that works for either.
2. Plate Set
Don’t leave the happy couple to eat off of paper plates and bowls in their new home. Help them start off on the right foot with a plate set or two. This set comes with four full sets that include dinner plates, dessert plates, bowls, and mugs.
3. Bathroom Set
Buying a bathroom set will create a cohesive decorative design in their bathrooms. Check their registry to see what kind of bathroom design they’re going for, and buy a matching bathroom set. This modern design set comes with a soap pump, a toothbrush holder, a soap dish, and a tumbler.
4. Wedding Frame
This frame is specifically designed to work with a wedding photographer. The sweet saying and the country design make it a perfect romantic wedding gift. You can even include a gift card to a website for printing pictures to make it a complete package.
5. Bed Sheets
These neutral-colored bed sheets will match with virtually any bedspread. This set has a thread count of 1800 so it will be luxuriously soft. They are also wrinkled, fade, and stain-resistant.
6. Cookware Set
This cookware set comes with an 8-inch and 10-inch frying pan as well as two saucepans and a casserole pan with lids. They all have a nonstick coating. The lids have vents for steam. And, the handles are coated so that they don’t get hot while cooking.
7. Bedside Lamps
Buy matching bedside lamps for the couple to prevent stubbed toes or fights about whose turn it is to get up and turn out the light when it’s time to go to bed. These lamps also have USB charging ports to reduce night table clutter.
Kitchenaid comes with so many attachments now that just about anyone could find a use for one. If you’re buying for a couple that you’re close with and you want to spend a little extra, a KitchenAid is a great option.
9. Coffee Pot
If the newlyweds are coffee lovers, buy them a pot that can brew enough for both of them. This coffee pot from Ninja brews 12 cups or it can brew small batches. It also has settings for classic or rich brewed coffee.
10. Bath Towel Set
There’s nothing better than a fluffy warm towel when you get out of the shower. This bath towel set comes with two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths. Buy two or three sets to make sure that they’re covered between laundry days.
11. Towel Warmer
If they already have enough bath towels, treat them to a spa experience with a towel warmer. They can place a towel in it before starting their shower, and when they get out, it’ll be nice and toasty. It’ll be one of the coziest wedding gifts they get.
12. Silverware Set
No more running out of spoons before the dishwasher is full. Buy the newlyweds a silverware. This particular set comes with four full sets including a butter knife, a dinner fork, a salad fork, a dinner spoon, and a teaspoon.
These griddles are great for apartment living. Most apartments won’t let you keep a grill on the balcony (or might not even have a balcony). A Griddler is a perfect solution for grilling for two. This Griddler has 5-in-1 capabilities: a contact grill, panini press, full grill, full griddle, and half grill/ half griddle.
This four-slice toaster is one of the more practical wedding gifts. It comes with settings to toast a bagel, defrost, and reheat. It also has an adjustable knob to customize just how toasted your food will be and a crumb tray that slides out the bottom for easy cleaning.
15. Food Storage Containers
These food storage containers are made of glass with sturdy, airtight lids. This set comes with four rectangle, four square, and four circular containers of different sizes. These sets are great because they will last for years and the lids won’t warp or melt in the dishwasher.
16. Kitchen Utensil Set
This kitchen utensil set will prepare the newlyweds to cook any meal. It’s a great wedding gift idea for those who want to buy something practical. The set comes with stirring spoons, a whisk, a spatula, a rubber spatula, measuring cups, a vegetable peeler, and so much more.
Instapots are the latest craze in Pinterest recipes. This instapot can serve 7 purposes. It’s a slow cooker, a rice cooker, it steams, sautes, warms, and it can even make yogurt. This size instapot can prepare meals that can serve up to six people so it’ll be perfect if they plan on having a family too.
This Ninja blender comes with the usual pitcher attachment, but it also comes with two 16-oz cups for smoothies. Ninja blenders are top of the line. They can be used for smoothies, blended soups, and can even be used as a food processor.
19. Knife Set
This knife set comes with a knife block and 11 knives. Six of the knives are steak knives. The set also includes a chef knife, a slicing knife, bread knife, utility knife, peeling knife, a sharpener, and kitchen shears.
20. Commemorative Ornament
This commemorative ornament can be customized to include the year that the couple was married. Whether they’re getting married close to the holidays or not, this gift will help them celebrate their first Christmas season together.
21. Wall Frame Set
So many pictures are taken leading up to and during the wedding. So, buying a wall frame set is a great wedding gift idea. This set has frames of different sizes and styles, but they all work together. The newlyweds can create a beautiful display of their wedding pictures as soon as the pictures come in.
22. Customizable Cutting Board
This cutting board is a beautiful way to commemorate their special day. The design incorporates their last initial, first names and last name, and the date of the wedding. It will be a beautiful piece that they can display and use for meat or cheese on special occasions.
23. Glassware Set
These glasses are nice and timeless. It comes with 8 glasses and 8 tumblers. The design is simple and clean so that they can be used for years to come. The dimpled sides make it easy to hold and the weighted bottom makes for a sturdier and more stable glass.
24. Serving Platter
This hand-painted serving platter is a gorgeous option for unique wedding gifts. It’s perfect for holidays and get-togethers so that you can easily transport and serve snacks, meals, or desserts.
A stoneware cocette is dishwasher safe and can go in an oven up to 500 degrees. It’s perfect for soups, stews, and casseroles. The lid and handles also make for easy transportation if they cook for a party or for a friend.
A good vacuum cleaner can be one of the most expensive wedding gifts, so if you have some friends or family attending the wedding, see if they’ll split the cost with you! This vacuum is light-weight and easy to empty with a retractable cord.
27. Laundry Basket
This woven basket with handles will make the perfect, stylish clothing hamper. If buying a hamper doesn’t seem like a good enough choice of wedding gifts, dress it up by filling it with laundry detergent, fabric softener, some hangers, or other laundry-related items. It will make for a cute care package.
28. Blackout Curtains
If you don’t have blackout curtains in your bedroom, you’re really missing out. Blackout curtains will block any light coming through your window so you can sleep in as late as you want. These also come with velcro ties so you can pull them back during the day.
29. Stovetop Tea Kettle
If the newlyweds are tea drinkers, a classic stovetop kettle is a great wedding gift. This kettle can heat two quarts at a time and its plain silver design will go with any kitchen design.
30. TV tables
People rarely eat at the dinner table every night. TV tables are a great option so that people aren’t trying to balance bowls of soup in their lap while they eat on the couch. These tables come in a dark or light wood finish as well as black.
31. His and Hers Aprons
His and hers aprons are a fun wedding gift for couples that enjoy cooking or hosting together. These aprons come with a few different sayings so you can pick the style that suits them best.
32. Toaster Oven
Toaster ovens are perfect for small quantities of food like appetizers or sides in a dinner for two. This toaster oven can be set for exact times and temperatures for a more precise reheating/toasting then the normal pop-up toaster.
33. Air Fryer
Air fryers are a healthier option to frying in oil. It works with potatoes, chicken, steak, fish, shrimp, and many more. This is a good wedding gift idea for a couple that loves to snack but is health-conscious.
A new couple is going to need some extra storage and shelf space. This bookshelf is really trendy and beautiful. They’ll be able to display wedding pictures, books, plants, and other sentimental items.
35. Serving Bowls
These serving bowls come in a set of three with a wire rack. They’re perfect for putting out snacks at a party, like chips, pretzels, or candies. They have a simple, plain design so that they can be used for years to come.
36. Throw Blanket
This stylish throw blanket will match any boho chic living space. It goes perfectly on the back of a chair or the foot of a bed. The accent colors and tassels are really on-trend. Cute throw blankets are an extra cozy way to pull a room together.
37. Salt and Pepper Grinders
These electric salt and pepper grinders will add the flavor of freshly ground salt and pepper onto any meal. They’re easy to use one-handed with a simple one-button design. Simply press the button and it starts grinding! They do run on batteries, so make sure to include that with your wedding gift.
38. Cake Pedestal
This cake pedestal is perfect for displaying birthday cakes, cupcakes, or any dessert for special occasions. It has a cute, quaint design that will work for any occasion. The slotted design of the pedestal trim can easily be decorated with ribbon if you want to make it more festive.
39. Beverage Dispenser
This beverage dispenser comes with two containers on a display rack. They each hold a gallon and a half. They’re great for parties and events. You can make lemonade, brew tea, or mix up some more adult beverages for your 21-and-up parties.
40. Chip and Dip Tray
The bamboo design of this tray is modern and chic. It’s great for chips, veggies, or fruits. It keeps each item separated and keeps the dip in a neat container in the middle. The bowl can also be removed from the center compartment for easy cleaning. It can also be swapped out for smaller snacks like nuts or candies.
41. Whiskey Decanter
This whiskey gift set is a good wedding gift idea for any whiskey lover. This set comes with a decanter and four tumblers with a matching design. The design is a classic cut crystal that’s perfect for a study or bar cart.
42. Bakeware Set
This bakeware set comes with all of the regular trays, pizza trays, cupcake trays, and cake pans that an avid baker could possibly need. It also has silicone handles that can be touched while the pan is still hot. This set comes with 10 pieces in total to help the newlyweds be prepared for anything.
43. Glass Bakeware
This glass bakeware set comes with two glass baking dishes, one 8” square dish and one 9”x13” rectangular dish. It also comes with plastic lids for each. These dishes are great for baking lasagnas, casseroles, or desserts and leftovers can easily be put into the fridge for storage after serving.
44. Mixing Bowls
This set of stainless steel mixing bowls is a perfect wedding gift idea. These bowls fit inside each other for easy storage. They also have a silicone bottom so that they don’t slide or move while you use them.
45. Luggage Set
A luggage set is a perfect wedding gift idea to help them prepare for any honeymoon travels. This luggage set has a hard shell and four wheels on the bottom or easy maneuvering. The set comes with three different pieces of luggage of different sizes (except for one set that comes with four pieces).
46. Gravy Boat
Gravy boats are perfect for newlyweds that like to cook or host dinner parties. Many people don’t use it for a gravy boat often, but when the occasion comes along, it’s a nice touch on the dinner table.
47. Trivet Set
Trivets make it easy to transfer food from stovetop burners or ovens right onto the counter or table. Trivets protect surfaces from any damage as a result of the high temperatures of the dishes. These woven trivets will have them covered.
48. Throw Pillows
These trendy throw pillows will dress up any couch or bed. The neutral prints and colors will be easy to match with many color schemes. This set comes with 6 unique pillows in total that the new couple can mix and match however they like.
49. Travel Guidebook
This book, “Ultimate Journeys for Two,” by National Geographic is perfect for couples that love to travel and see the world. They can flip through the book together and bookmark all the places that look exciting.
50. Drink Coasters
This set of 6 ceramic drink coasters have a neutral colored marble design that’s very trendy and stylish. The bottom has a cork pad so that it won’t scratch up surfaces. The smooth tops are easy to wipe down so that they stay clean.
51. Rolling Pin
This rolling pin comes with colored rings on each side to serve as guides when rolling out dough. The guides will keep the thickness of the dough even for better results after baking. It also has notches on the rolling pin so that you can measure the width of the dough as you roll it out too.
52. Champagne Flutes
Buying the newlyweds champagne flutes will prepare the couple to celebrate all of the major milestones coming their way: first holidays together, anniversaries, new jobs, or any other significant events.
When you are deciding on which wedding gift to get the happy couple, make sure to check for gift registries to see what kind of things they want and in what styles. Also, make sure to include gift receipts in case they get duplicate items or want to choose a different design. If you start to feel intimidated, remember the golden rule: it’s the thought that counts.