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What Makes the Ideal Wedding Gift?

What Makes the Ideal Wedding Gift?

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Buying the right wedding gift can be a little different. So, what exactly makes the ideal wedding gift? Read on to find out!

Something Unique

The last thing you want to do is buy a gift that someone else has got them. This is when a wedding list can be useful. But if you don’t want to buy something from the list, or they don’t have one, you should try to think of a gift that’s a little different. There are lots of different options you have when finding a unique gift.

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If you’re someone who goes traveling a lot, you should think about picking up something unique while you’re abroad. If you bring back some kind of handmade sculpture from the other side of the world, you can be pretty sure that no one will have gotten the same gift as you!

Something Personal

Picking something generic can have its positives. It means you’ll get them something that is conventional and straightforward, and that usually means you’ll find something they’ll like. But it’s not very personal, and that can be a bit of a problem. It’s much better to think about what could provide more of a personal touch.

If you’re close friends with the bride and groom, you might have an old photo of you and them that you could have framed. Or something that you know will mean a lot to them. Use your knowledge of their personalities to pick out a gift that will stand out from the crowd of impersonal presents.


Something That Appeals to Bride & Groom

You have two main options when it comes to finding the right wedding gift. You can buy one thing for the couple, or you could buy something for the groom and something else for the bride. Some people even do both, but then it can all get a little expensive, so I wouldn’t recommend doing that.

If you decide to go for the first option, it makes sense to look what’s on their wedding list if they have one. You could buy something that will be a help to them if they’re about to move in together. If you want to buy individual gifts for the bride and groom, you can find gifts for her and gifts for him at Cuckooland.

And, for You, Something Affordable

Yes, you want to buy something that’s great and that the bride and groom will love. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to break the bank to get there. It’s perfectly possible to buy a wedding present that is both perfect and affordable. In fact, this is what all wedding gifts should be.

So, you should draw up a budget before you start looking for what to buy. This is the only way you’ll be able to your limit. And don’t be one of those people who worry about how much you spend compared to how much other people spend. The bride and groom will appreciate the gift no matter how much it cost.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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