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19 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts They’ll Cherish Forever

Shop the best creative (and useful) wedding gifts to celebrate their new lives together.

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The best wedding gifts are the ones the couple will actually use and treasure for years to come. Not everyone uses a wedding registry, and many loved ones prefer to find the most personalized gifts, one-of-a-kind Etsy gifts and even housewarming gifts to help the newlyweds settle into life together. Whether the wedding is a small, intimate event that requires thoughtful gifts for a sister or a massive party that calls for the best gift for your brother and his new spouse, we found the most heartwarming ideas.

Even if you’re not able to attend in person, we found loads of items on the popular Amazon wedding registry to make your gift-giving easier than ever. The registry allows engaged couples to add practical requests, gifts for her and gifts for him with the touch of a button, so even far-off loved ones can send wedding gifts to the happy couple.

Our list is also a terrific source of ideas when you just can’t figure out what they might need. These presents also make wonderful anniversary gifts. Keep scrolling for the best wedding gifts ranging from home accessories to memory-displaying tech gifts that are guaranteed to get you a handwritten thank you note.

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KitchenAid Classic Series Stand Mixer

This popular wedding gifts registry staple is a classic for a reason. No baker’s kitchen is complete without a KitchenAid Classic Series Stand Mixer. This household essential will help the couple whip up all their favorite desserts with professional precision. This stand mixer includes three attachments for beating, whisking and making dough, and will quickly become a prized family possession. Available in basic black or white, consider adding a personal touch with some cute stand mixer decals.

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Custom Sky Glassware

If their union is truly like no other, celebrate them with one of the most unique wedding gifts in the world. Back to That Night custom glassware features actual star maps of the sky above on any given date. Pick the day of their wedding, the night they first met or another significant milestone in their relationship. Choose stemless glasses for wine lovers, beer pints if they prefer a lager or mixed glasses, too.

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Big Blanket Co. Premier Plush Blanket

Staying in is fun when you’re a newlywed, and this Big Blanket Co. throw is the oversized plush cuddle essential that offers room enough for two without any fighting. Opt for the soft cream shade for a dose of bridal elegance or any of the other 12 trendy colors. The massive 10-by-10-foot size leaves them with more than enough room to invite future kids, dogs and other family members into the snuggle fest. After all, buying wedding gifts that both couples can enjoy is always the goal (this also makes a lovely engagement gift).

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Brooklinen Towel Move-In Bundle

Here’s what to gift at a wedding when the couple is moving in together after the ceremony. You can’t go wrong with crisp white towels, and this Brooklinen ultra-plush move-in bundle helps any couple turn an ordinary bathroom into a spa-like sanctuary. It comes with four bath towels, four hand towels, four washcloths and a matching bath mat. Each item is easy to machine wash and is made from cuddle-worthy cotton that rivals towels at the best hotels. Here’s how to fold towels to maximize your storage space.

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Aura Mason Luxe Digital Frame

What is a good wedding gift for a sentimental couple? An Aura digital picture frame lets them preserve and showcase their best memories. It displays images in crystal-clear resolution on a color-calibrated 9.7-inch screen. Using their email or the free Aura app, they (and you!) can add an unlimited number of images to this WiFi-enabled digital frame. It’s a beautiful reminder of how love grows and evolves, and one they’ll happily show off to visitors. Hot tip: Include a photo card in the frame and write one of these thoughtful wedding wishes for the new couple.

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Adirondack Rocking Chairs

Couples who love spending time outdoors will appreciate these weather-resistant rocking chairs that were designed in the classic Adirondack style. Whether on a front porch or a back patio, they’ll rock through the ups and downs of life together—maybe with a cup of coffee in hand. These are also among the best gifts for husbands they’ll actually use.

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The Pioneer Woman Mixing Bowl Set

The Pioneer Woman’s lineup of vintage-style homewares is one of the things you should only be buying at Walmart, and everything is offered at bargain prices. This three-piece mixing bowl set is a nod to Grandma’s kitchen, reminding them of their favorite recipes of yesteryear and beloved family traditions. It’s also one of the most thoughtful wedding gifts for cooks and bakers of all skill levels, as each bowl comes with a built-in pour spout that is typically reserved for far more expensive brands.

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Maple Syrup Gift Box

Enhance their brunch tradition with mouth-watering barrel-aged maple syrups in this handsome gift box. It’s brimming with syrups aged in bourbon, apple brandy and rum barrels to make every breakfast taste like a special occasion. This one’s a hit with coffee addicts and tea drinkers alike. Now you just have to hope you’re invited to the next weekend get-together!

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Tinggly Dream Wedding Package

Searching for wedding gifts for couples who have it all? The Dream Wedding gift box boasts an array of experiences from around the globe for the jet-setting couple. They’ll choose from hundreds of the world’s best adventures available in almost 100 international locations. The experiences are easy to book and include both close-to-home options like private tours of Niagara Falls, and far-flung fantasies including semi-private surfing adventures in Hawaii. (Got wanderlust yourself? Check out these all-inclusive Caribbean resorts.)

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Bissell CleanView Bagless Vacuum

It might not be the most sexy, but we guarantee any couple will be thrilled to receive this easy-to-use vacuum. It’s a perennial bestseller thanks to its affordable price point and ability to clean most types of floors. While it’s a vacuum designed with pets in mind to pick up hair and fur, the swivel steering and edge-to-edge cleaning has made it a runaway hit with pet-free homes, too. Boasting 54,000+ five-star ratings, Amazon reviewers call it a “total steal for the price” and “a vacuum you’ll use in every room.”

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Retro Mini Electric Kettle

This mini retro Smeg electric tea kettle is one appliance they’ll love showing off on a kitchen counter. It comes in basic black and white plus a bold red color, holds close to two liters of water and is the perfect way to say, “I’m so glad you found your perfect cup of tea.” Plus, this Smeg pick is one of the best electric tea kettles on the market and a bestseller thanks to its ease of use.

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Personalized Couples Print

Searching for a creative gift for couples? They’ll swoon over this totally customized print that showcases the happy duo as their most adventurous selves. You can personalize every detail—hair color, scenery, pets, clothes and everything in between. It’s an adorable keepsake they’ll love showing off to guests.

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Scratch the World Travel Map Print

This budget-friendly wedding gift offers a pair of world-traveling lovebirds the ultimate to-visit list. They’ll scratch off locations on the interactive map one destination at a time over a lifetime of fun together. The memories will be endless: they can start with their honeymoon and continue with romantic weekend getaways.

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French Press

If you are wondering what to get as a wedding gift for a coffee-adoring duo, this double-walled stainless steel French press offers deliciously brewed authentic European-quality coffee every time. It’s a cinch to use, easy to clean and one of those practical wedding gifts they’ll really use every day. Here are even more gift ideas for coffee lovers.

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Viking Cast Iron Fry Pan

This classic Viking cast iron fry pan distributes heat evenly, holds temperatures for long periods of time and has a non-reactive glossy enamel interior that makes it easy to clean. It can even handle metal utensils, resisting chips and cracks even with the most frequent use. Wedding gifts can be fun and practical, and this will serve as both for the couple who loves to cook. If you’re on the fence about a kitchen gift, check out these presents for people that are impossible to shop for.

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American Tourister Luggage Set

A set of three matching American Tourister suitcases is one of those splurge wedding gifts they won’t soon forget. We love the easy-to-use push-button handle and 360-degree spinner wheels. Choose from seven shades, then sit back and wait to see just how happy the newlyweds are with this Amazon luggage that seemingly stands up to anything.

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Le Creuset 20-Piece Cookware Set

Here’s one of the best wedding gifts for couples who need to stock a new kitchen. This splurge-worthy 20-piece Le Creuset kitchen collection lasts a lifetime (thanks to the forever warranty!). Available in five colors, this cookware set includes their iconic Dutch oven, a utensil set, stock pot, nonstick fry pan and more. If you’re looking for something lower in price, consider these products under $100 that are made to last.

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Kitchen Pan Organizer Rack

Searching for wedding gift ideas for a couple who loves to stay tidy? The newlyweds probably received ton of new cookware. This genius wallet-friendly organizing rack can be mounted inside a cabinet, or left on a countertop within reach to keep all their pans organized. This Amazon fan-favorite (it has nearly 12,000 five-star reviews!) is a wedding gift they’ll really make the most of.

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Casper Sleep Super Soft Sheet Set

For the couple that values sleeping in, start their lives off right with this lightweight and ultra-soft 100% cotton Casper sheet set. It comes with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, two pillowcases and a duvet cover. These are the best bed sheets they’ll reach for time and time again and will never go out of style. They’ll give the happy couple a better night’s sleep, and isn’t that the best gift?

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Bryce Gruber
Bryce Gruber is an expert in gift ideas, shopping, and e-commerce. You've likely seen her work across a variety of women's lifestyle and parenting outlets and on TV shows. She lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley with her five small children.
Robin Raven
Robin Raven is a travel, lifestyle, vegan food and entertainment writer. As a shopping expert, she carries expertise in spas, luxury travel and all things Disney. Robin is also the author of two books.