23 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts for Newlyweds
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No registry? No problem. The following wedding gift ideas cover all types of tastes, needs and wants, from a 10-piece set of essential kitchen tools to a pair of classic champagne flutes that are essential for mid-reception toasts. If you’re looking for the best gifts for newlyweds, look no further, because we’ve scoured some of our favorite stores to find practical wedding gifts all couples will use (and adore) long after the celebration is through. Our list of top-notch wedding gifts include big-ticket items and more affordable tokens of your love for the newly married couple. Shopping for a couple who hates to cook at home? Sharpen their kitchen skills with a chic marble and wood cheese board, or opt for a classic cookbook brimming with tried-and-true recipes that won't disappoint. Our list of the best wedding includes classic candles, picture frames and flower vases too, so you can be sure the couple's home is filled with chic yet functional finds. Shop our go-to wedding gifts below, and rest assured knowing they're so good, you won't need a gift receipt.
The Iconics Kitchen Tools
Seamlessly prep and serve meals with the help of this essential kitchen tool set, which features 10 multifunctional tools, like a metal spoon, slotted spatula, serrated knife, and whisk.
To buy: $245; materialkitchen.com.
Bose SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker
Perfect for game night soundtracks or living room dance parties, this high-quality portable speaker offers a 360-degree range of sound for full coverage in any room.
To buy: $199; nordstrom.com.
Sleep Number DownComfort Pillow
Made from the softest down filling and a 500-thread count cover, these long-lasting pillows are the ultimate luxe sleep accessory. Opt for the curved pillow or ultimate option, which features three removable inserts that allow you to adjust your pillow height with ease.
To buy: $180; sleepnumber.com.
Get your photo framed in just a few clicks using this streamlined app, also available on desktop. There are more than 100 types of frames in various sizes, colors, and materials, like wood and metal, to choose from.
To buy: $29 (9 by 9 in.); keepsakeframes.com.
Parachute Home Candle
Fill their home with the scent of jasmine, patchouli and saffron with this candle from the hygge gurus at Parachute. Housed in a two-tone ceramic vessel, this chic scent dresses up any coffee table or entryway.
To buy: $39; parachutehome.com.
Glass Fruit Platter
Hand blown by local artisans in Tunisia, this fruit bowl is as functional as it is one-of-a-kind. Purchase a bowl for the happy couple who appreciates design or the duo who simply needs to wrangle countertop clutter.
To buy: $72; soukra.co.
Wood and Marble Cheese Board
Help them prep for impromptu cheese and charcuterie nights with this acacia wood and white marble board. Further personalize it with a laser-engraved monogram for an ultra-personal touch.
To buy: from $39; markandgraham.com.
Marta Intimate Set
These handblown pieces are sure to be heirlooms for the next generation. Available in eight striking colors.
To buy: $121 for one carafe and one glass, bibandsola.com.
Kate Spade New York Champagne Flutes
Toast to their wedding day with these sentimental champagne flutes. Each glass is lettered in gorgeous script, making the flutes a chic addition to any bar cart or hutch.
To buy: $50 for 2; bedbathandbeyond.com.
Cornelia Bud Vase
Hand painted with metallic gold, this gilded bud vase is unabashedly chic. Available in four colors.
To buy: $30; luluandgeorgia.com.
Allswell Percale Sheet Set
Made from premium cotton, this cozy sleep set features a fitted sheet, flat sheet and two pillowcases that are always cool to the touch.
To buy: $150; allswell.com.
Aerin Yves Coasters
Available as a set of four, these chic gold coasters are the epitome of understated glam. Protect your tabletops by ordering a second set of your own to keep.
To buy: $125; nordstrom.com.
Blue Bottle Coffee Subscription
Give them a reason to linger over breakfast with shipments of rich gourmet coffee, spanning a range of regions and roasts.
To buy: $144 for six months, bluebottlecoffee.com.
Aura Digital Photo Frame
This functional digital frame allows you to share and send photos to a frame in another family member's home. As if that high-tech feature wasn't enough, the frame also comes equipped with facial recognition software, so you can create albums of the people you take photos of most often.
To buy: $300; bloomingdales.com.
Personalized Cocktail Tumbler Candle
Add a personal touch with this candle made by Brooklyn Candle Studio. Each minimalist, custom-made candle is available in nine subtle scents, ranging from lavender to sweet fig, and the vegetable-based wax burns for 60 hours.
To buy: $45; brooklyncandlestudio.com.
Cravings Cookbook by Chrissy Teigen
Even the most amateur cooks will appreciate this classic cookbook filled with recipes for banana bread and pull-apart buttermilk biscuits developed by Chrissy Teigen.
To buy: $21; amazon.com.
Acacia Circular Tray
This handsome catchall, complete with a complimentary monogram, acts as a serving tray when company arrives.
To buy: $79, markandgraham.com.
Lilly Pulitzer Cappuccino Set
This brightly printed set of 4 mugs is a dream for any coffee lover. The cheery set is especially appealing for early risers, since the interior of each cup reads "Sunny State of Mind."
To buy: $52; lillypulitzer.com.
Self-Inking Rubber Stamp in Copper
Make an impression with a custom copper stamp featuring their monogram or new address. This gift is perfect for the couple that likes to keep things old school. You will also be helping them with the dozens (er, hundreds) of thank-you notes they will likely have to send in the near future.
To buy: From $170; wmscoink.com.
This tiny tool is a kitchen essential, since it pulverizes herbs, nuts, seeds and more, making meal prep a breeze. The grinder's design is much more practical than a traditional mortar and pestle, plus it looks precious on any kitchen counter too.
To buy: $35; ofakind.com.
Kiss Wall Art
Is there a better symbol of love than a bold smooch? This kiss print provides a bright dose of color to any room, and the under $100 price point won't break the bank.
To buy: from $95; artsugar.co.
Boxed Wine Glasses
Since there's no such thing as too many wine glasses, this basic set of eight is essential for any newlywed. Make your wedding gift even more personalized by throwing in your favorite bottle of brut or cava for good measure.
To buy: $30 for 8; crateandbarrel.com.
Bamboo Cutting Boards
Any couple that cooks together knows it's impossible to have too many cutting boards. This functional set features both a large and small board crafted from durable bamboo.
To buy: $10 for 2; bedbathandbeyond.com.