Summer Wedding Gifts

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If you’re attending a wedding this summer you may be wondering, what should you give the bride and groom as a wedding gift?  I attended a wedding recently and it was suggested to just give the couple cash.  While cash is super easy, it’s so impersonal I just couldn’t do it.  These people are my friends and I wanted to give them something special to commemorate their happy day.  So if you’re looking for a special, unique, one-of-a-kind wedding gift I’d like to suggest an engraved gift (surprise! surprise!).  Engraved gifts can turn virtually any item into a fabulous memento of the happy occasion.

1.  Picture Frames – Sure, they seem too simple, and maybe even boring… but they don’t have to be!  Every wedding has a photographer, of some description, to capture the day digitally.  Sometimes it takes an extra step to get the photos printed and displayed.  A frame is a great wedding gift idea so the couple is half way there to displaying their photos.  By adding engraving to a frame you’ve taken the extra step of making it more than just a frame; you’ve made it a keepsake.  You can engrave their names and/or wedding date on any frame to customize the gift.

weddingframes2.  Toasting Flutes – Most weddings include a toast to the new couple (& lots of other various people too) so toasting flutes are perfect for weddings.  Now this is a gift you may want to give BEFORE the wedding, like at a wedding shower or engagement party, so that the couple has their flutes ready for the first big toast on the wedding day.  Adding engraving to a set of flutes make them a treasured keepsake.  They may never drink bubbly out of them again (well, maybe on their first wedding anniversary) but they will be a part of their special day and will be kept forever.

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3.  Something For Their Home – If you’re looking for something more utilitarian, you could find a unique gift that could be used in their home.  Below I’ve suggested a clock, a canvas, and a mantel statue.  All can be customized with their names and wedding date and yet be on display and useful for years to come.

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4. A Bit of Extravagance – Maybe you want to be really unique and some might argue, over the top!?!  You could consider these three items.  First, our musical carriage; perfect for a princess and her prince or any magical fairytale wedding.  Engrave the plate with their names for a fairytale ending!  This piece will turn heads!   Or how about, taking a favourite photo of the couple and having it put onto a piece of slate?  Perhaps their engagement photo would be ideal for a photo slate? Finally, if you have a couple with a sense of humour, a double body bobblehead might be the perfect custom gift.  We hand-sculpt the couple’s heads and faces so it looks just like them!  Be sure to have about 4-6 weeks if you order one of these so we can custom design your bobble gift!  Any of these extravagant gits are sure to please the new couple.

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Hopefully one of these 12 wedding gift ideas inspires you to find a wedding gift that you can make perfect through personalization with us.  We look forward to helping you create a gift-giving memory this summer.

From your Things Engraved Social Team,

Things Engraved Social

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