By Real Simple
Updated April 30, 2014
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Thanks to the magic of gift registries, most guests have no problem picking out a great wedding present. Still, you might want some great ideas in your back pocket in case the registry is seriously depleted—or if there isn’t one at all. Whether your favorite couple is about to say “I do” or has just tied the knot, here are more than a dozen thoughtful ways to help them start the next chapter of their lives.