18 thoughtful gifts for newly engaged couples, from someone who recently got engaged
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We decided not to register for our engagement parties because we didn't love the idea of people feeling obligated to buy us fancy gifts twice. For the wedding, sure - we'll be registering for a Vitamix if anyone's wondering. But for the engagement parties, we just wanted to be with our friends and family, celebrating this exciting next step we chose to take together.
I'll be honest - money is always a great gift for a newly engaged couple. The cost of a wedding these days could make your head explode, and it's likely that your gift will go toward helping them build a budget. But if you want to get them a physical gift, it's best to go with something inexpensive that they can enjoy together.Save the big gifts for the wedding once they've registered for the things they really want and need.
Keep scrolling to read my engagement gift recommendations, or check out more ideas here:
- 27 engagement gifts under $100 for couples who don't have a registry yet
- 22 personalized engagement gifts couples will actually use
- 32 affordable gifts to congratulate the recently engaged couple in your life - all under $50
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A cute set of mugs
A decanter for the whiskey-loving coupleAdvertisement
A cake stand for sweet celebrations to come
A place to put all the wine they're going to getAdvertisement
A custom map of where they got engaged
A calendar with photos of the happy coupleAdvertisement
A cake-serving set for the wedding day
A cookbook they'll want to use together for date nights inAdvertisement
A Champagne-scented candle that's just as good as the real thing
A set of tea for the chillest coupleAdvertisement
A gift card to pick out a luxurious set of sheets that matches their decor
A custom stamp for all their invitations and thank-you notesAdvertisement
A beautiful bouquet of flowers
A monogrammed passport and luggage tag set for frequent travelersAdvertisement
An unexpected and clever sweet treat
A candle that brings a romantic ambiance to any roomAdvertisement
An instant camera for capturing life's sweetest moments
A smart lighting kit to add a little flair to their homeAdvertisement
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