8 Engagement Gift Ideas for the Couple Who Has Everything
Adoration Spoon Set
Couples will love a set of vintage hand-printed spoons. Splitting a bowl of ice cream or a slice of cake has never been so romantic.
To buy: $30, bhldn.com.
Bride and Groom Hangers
Handmade hangers twisted to spell out “Bride” and “Groom” make a thoughtful gift for the wedding suite. Or, opt for personalization with the couple’s names or wedding date.
To buy: $46, etsy.com.
Dinner Made Simple
As the new couple builds their new home together, let this cookbook be their guide in the kitchen. Each chapter focuses on one ingredient—from butternut squash to salmon—to give the novice chef the best shot at mastering the basics. In addition to easy-to-follow recipes for appetizers, main courses, and dessert, the book also features kitchen cheat sheets (recipe conversions and baking sheet math) to help the happy couple become pros in no time.
To buy: $15, amazon.com.
Hug Salt and Pepper Shakers
Add some affection to the dinner table with cuddly salt-and-pepper shakers. The shakers’ holes form each face.
To buy: $32, momastore.org.
Two of a Kind Highball Glasses
Cocktail hour becomes a sweet reminder of upcoming wedding bells with a set of classy his and hers highball glasses.
To buy: $50, macys.com.
Wedding Keepsake Box
A charming wooden keepsake box shows your hosts you’re thinking ahead. They can fill it with invitations, photographs, notes, and dried flowers.
To buy: $79, potterybarn.com.
Love Letter Napkins
Couples throwing their first dinner parties will appreciate a set of four cloth napkins, each one printed with a literary love letter. Emily Dickinson, Jack London, Mark Twain, and D.H. Lawrence make eloquent dining companions.
To buy: $30, anthropologie.com.
Customized Return Address Stamp
If there’s one thing an engaged couple has on their plate, it’s sending mail: Between invitations, save-the dates, and thank you notes, the parade of envelopes can seem endless. These wooden stamps, carved with a name and return address, are a lovely time-saver.
To buy: $45, etsy.com.