The 7 Best Wedding Gifts for the Bride & Groom in 2020

Explore some of the most memorable and unique wedding day gift ideas to celebrate the new bride and groom!

Kelli Salmon

Published on September 6, 2019

You want to make sure your wedding day gift is memorable

A wedding is probably one of the most memorable occasions you’ll ever witness. And you just received an invitation to attend one. Now the fun begins—figuring out what you’ll be giving as a wedding day gift. Here’s a list of great wedding gift ideas to get you started in your search.

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The “Promise” Collectible Figurine by Willow Tree

Celebrate one of life’s most beautiful moments with a Willow Tree collectible hand-painted figurine. “Promise” is the perfect wedding gift for a bride, especially when it’s from her groom. The enclosed card that reads simply “Hold Dear the Promise of Love” sums the day up perfectly.

This figure measures in at 9″ tall and is made out of a resin material that is hand-painted for a unique look. Perfect for a bridal shower gift, or a wedding day gift if you want to hang on to it a little longer. This is also an affordable bridal shower gift, coming in just under $40 with free shipping.

$39.39

Willow Tree on Amazon

Women’s Lace Chemise Baby Doll Short Night Gown Set by Avidlove

She’ll look and feel beautiful on her wedding night and beyond in this Avidlove Women’s Lace Chemise, a perfect wedding gift for the bride or wedding shower gift. Choose from over 20 different colors and color combinations.

The material for this sexy lingerie is made of a soft and flowing combination of nylon and spandex. Detailing includes a lace bodice with a pretty plunge v-shaped neckline. Choose from sizes ranging from Small to 4X, with fit reported as true-to-size. A perfect wedding night gift for the couple to enjoy together, and all under $20!

$15.49

Avidlove

Mr. “Right” & Mrs. “Always Right” Glassware Set from The Plympton Company

Help both the Bride and Groom remember their roles with this hilarious beer and wine glass set by The Plympton Company. Just make sure the Groom, especially, has a sense of humor or this wedding day gift idea may not go over too well.

Made out of strong, solid glass with detailing that includes a whimsical top hat and mustache decal for the beer glass and a kissing lip silhouette for the wine glass. These glasses are generously sized at 16 ounces for the beer glass and 17 ounces for the stemless wine glass to keep the party going. A fantastic wedding day gift idea and absolutely perfect for an engagement party gift.

Reasonably priced at under $25 (exclusive of any taxes and shipping charges), this glass set truly is an affordable wedding day gift.

$23.99

The Plympton Company

Bamboo Meat and Cheese Cutting Board Set by Bambusi

Giving a meat and cheese cutting board set as a bridal wedding gift is always a safe bet. Give the bride-to-be a great head start on her dinner party hosting skills with this natural bamboo serving tray set from Bambusi. The set includes a stainless-steel cutlery set, giving the new bride everything they to host the perfect get together for any occasion.

The all-natural bamboo surface is non-porous, which keeps stains and odors from settling in and makes the board a breeze to keep clean. Crafted into the board’s design is a carved tray for offering crackers, nuts, olives, cheese and meat slices. Look a little closer and you’ll also find a hidden drawer for the set’s four utensils.

An excellent choice for a bridal wedding gift or a housewarming gift for the new bride and groom. It’s always a bonus when you can find a great wedding day gift for under $75.

$59.99

Bambusi

Personalized Monogram Key Holder Decorative Plaque

Give your wedding day gift a personal touch with this nice monogram keyholder plaque. Help the bride and groom stay organized by always having their keys within easy reach. And each time either the Bride or Groom reaches for their keys they’ll be reminded of their super special day! Can you say #cupid?

Made from pine wood and custom painted for you, these hand crafted keyholder plaques are available in two different sizes, 5x7 inches or 7.9 inches. Completely hand crafted, you can choose from a variety of styles and colors (brown, white and black).

A great wedding gift idea, but also appropriate for a house-warming gift. Priced at just under $25 (exclusive of any taxes and shipping charges), this monogram keyholder plaque is definite budget-friendly choice for a wedding gift.

$24.50

ArtLery

3-Piece Packing Cube Set by Eagle Creek

Are the bride and groom on your list into travel? If so, the 3-piece Pack It Cube Set from Eagle Creek would be a wonderful choice for a wedding day gift. Help the bride (and groom) keep all of their travel stuff super organized and ready for a smooth TSA inspection. Bon voyage, kids!

A simple design available in black, blue or red, each cube is made from 300D poly micro-weave and has a 100% nylon liner. The full-size cube measures 14x10x3 inches, the half-size cube is 10x7x3 inches and the quarter-size cube is 7.5x4.5x2.5 inches, perfect for storage under your seat or in an overhead compartment.

Perfect for a wedding day gift, and it will sure come in handy on the honeymoon! Go ahead and get a set for both the bride and the groom. This three-piece set is priced slightly under $30 (exclusive of any taxes and shipping charges), making it easy to double up.

$27.95

Eagle Creek

6-Quart Ultra Instant Pot Cooker

Properly stocking a kitchen can be a daunting task. It’s a safe bet that the bride (or groom if they’re going to be doing most of the cooking) will be thrilled to receive the 6-quart Ultra Instant Pot. This is probably the most versatile kitchen appliance on the planet because it can serve as a:

  • Pressure Cooker
  • Yogurt Maker
  • Rice Cooker
  • Slow Cooker
  • Cake Maker
  • Egg Cooker
  • Steamer
  • Warmer
  • Sterilizer

The amazing Ultra Instant Pot truly gives you the most wedding gift bang for the buck, and is also available in 3-quart and 8-quart sizes.

A great idea for a wedding day gift or as a housewarming gift, the Ultra Instant Pot has several built-in safety features like a steam release reset button and parts that come in contact with food are made from high-grade stainless steel.

Regularly priced at under $150 (exclusive of any taxes and shipping charges), the 6-quart Ultra Instant Pot is probably the ultimate wedding day gift idea. You should try one for yourself too!

$149

Instant Pot

How much money should you spend on a wedding gift?

When giving cash or money, guests usually give between $50 – $100. This same concept applies when it comes to wedding gifts. If you are purchasing a present together as a couple for the bride and groom, you can decide to pool the money and spend between $100 – $200 for a nice gift.

Is it rude not to give a wedding gift?

Just because you have been invited to a wedding does not mean you are required to give a gift to the happy couple.

That being said, bringing a gift for the bride and groom is definitely expected, as you will most likely be fed, provided drinks, and an overall good time. Remember that the bride and groom probably put a lot of time, effort, and their own money into preparing the wedding so that all guests can have a good time.

Is a gift card a good wedding gift?

It is definitely appropriate to purchase a gift card for the couple, especially if they have them listed on their registry. This takes some of the stress off your plate, and ensured the bride and groom can pick something for themselves that they know they will love!

Do you have to buy the wedding gift from the bride and groom’s registry?

It is recommended to review the couple’s wedding registry to make sure your gift ideas align with their expectations. Whether you purchase directly from the registry or not is completely up to you. The only downside to this is the couple may get the same gift twice if someone else ends up buying it through their registry.

Do you have to give a gift if you don’t attend the wedding?

Definitely not – if you are unable to attend, you should send a card instead congratulating the couple on their wedding day. Make sure you do remember to RSVP with a “no” if you know for sure you will not be able to attend to avoid any confusion.

Closing thoughts

We hope that these wedding day gift ideas for the bride and groom help you feel inspired to pick the perfect gift for your friends or family tying the knot.

Happy shopping!

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