Congrats! You’re engaged! Our advice: celebrate with a little treat for yourself before the wedding planning process completely consumes you. From stylish agendas to sentimental jewelry, the items in this round-up are lovely, functional, and all-around perfect for every bride-to-be. (Psst—There’s even something in there for a groom-to-be as well!)
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The entire WeddingWire editorial team can not only contain their excitement when the holidays come at the end of the year, but also when the winter weddings come at the beginning of the year. Which means any bride or groom is on the hunt for heartwarming gifts for guests, right? Our Favors expert suggests hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, matches, and even tree saplings. See the full slideshow here.
Whether a good friend or you yourself are recently engaged, ring dishes are the perfect little present to wrap up for the holidays! These cute catchalls sit by sinks or on nightstands, and serve as adorable holding places for your rings while you’re washing your hands or sleeping the night away. We’ve collected 18 of our favorite ring holders—head over to find the perfect one or you that special someone!
So. You’re headed to your first engagement party of the season. Hmmm—what to get the couple that hasn’t actually registered that won’t empty your bank account? We have a few ideas! From wines that say it all right on the label to funny books to give a bride- or groom-to-be, you’ll definitely want to bookmark this list of 15 engagement gifts under $50.
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Finding the perfect presents for the members of your wedding party is no easy feat. How do you balance tradition, coordinating with your wedding day, and making sure that the gift feels tailored to the recipient’s specific taste? There’s no exact science to it, but we do have a few helpful hints. Read up on The 6 Commandments of Great Gift Giving before you start shopping, and your presents are guaranteed to feel more thoughtful. And if you’re still not sure where to start after that, check out our massive Gift Guide for ideas for bridesmaids, in-laws, groomsmen, and so much more.