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Creative Wedding Gifts

Creative Wedding Gifts to Give, Favors to Receive

Author: Kathryn D’Imperio

Every time I turn around it seems as if someone else I know is getting married! My original plan - to handcraft a blanket for each couple - is fast becoming a ridiculous impossibility as I learn of more and more friends on the road to marriage.

Handmade gifts carry a special meaning and significance while also bearing personal sentiment. If time is not an issue in determining your gift for the couple, consider your talents. Are you an exceptional woodworker? Create and stain a curio cabinet, shadowbox, bench, small stool or another useful item that the couple could enjoy in their new home together. Etch a personal message or their names and wedding date somewhere in the wood, along with your initials or signature as a reminder of how much you care!

If your handicraft lies more on the domestic side, consider crocheting, knitting or cross stitching a blanket/throw or a set of matching pillows. Another clever idea: Embroider a set of bath towels, hand towels and wash clothes with their initials or last name to produce a useful and meaningful gift.

If crafts aren’t exactly up your alley, use your creative mind to put together a themed gift basket… a “relaxation” basket could include some aromatherapy candles, bubble bath, musical selections, a bottle of wine, etc. You could do the same for a romantic dinner theme, a vacation get-away theme, and countless other specially-tailored gifts. Your imagination is your only limitation!

Unforgettable Wedding Trinkets and Treasures

If you are on the flipside of the wedding celebration-the receiving end of all the gifts - congratulations! To follow are some ideas to help you choose your wedding favors…. Scented candles with a similar inscription also serve a dual purpose: a useful item for guests to enjoy at their own homes, and a touching remembrance of your union. Coordinate the colors to the theme of your wedding or vary them to add a dash of color to the decorations you’ve already chosen. Consult with your significant other or you’re your first executive decision and choose a scent to be linked with your memories. Chances are that your guests will be reminded of the two of you whenever they burn the candle and take in its fragrance.

If your wedding is close to the winter holidays, consider an inscribed Christmas ornament…a crystal or porcelain bell or dove to signify your blissful marriage.

For a lower budget, countless options await, from magnets and bookmarks to bubbles and candy. Just use your imagination to discover the perfect item for your own special day. The Internet is a very valuable resource when it comes to finding innovative ideas about virtually anything. I even heard of a company offering personalized candy conversation hearts for sale to engaged couples!

Should you choose not to give a “gift” to your guests, the option to donate money to a meaningful charity presents an excellent opportunity to give a gift of greater importance. A most difficult hardship-the loss of a mother to cancer-prompted a bride to give a donation to The American Cancer Society in the name of all of their wedding guests. Even though her mother was not at the wedding to see her daughter wed the love of her life, her memory was at hand to every single guest present at the reception.

Possibilities of wedding favors to give to your guests are endless, but the most important thing to remember is that, in your wedded bliss, you and your true love are very special to all of your guests regardless of the small token you send home with them.


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