If you’ve got a wedding coming up, then you may be wondering what gift you can get for the happy couple. Finding the right gift can be a challenge and sometimes it’s difficult to find something that fits within your budget.
Luckily, we have compiled a list of creative and cost-effective ways that will help you give a wedding gift to remember.
The start of life as a married couple is an exciting one. The chances are they are going to make a lot of incredible memories together. So, what better gift is there to give than a scrapbook. The great thing about scrapbooks is their versatility. They come in an array of shapes, designs, and sizes. You can even insert some pictures into the scrapbook which highlights some of fond memories the couple have already made together. It is a personal gift that they are sure to cherish for a lifetime.
If you are new to the world of scrapbooking, then you are in luck. There is a huge variety of scrapbook inspiration online which can give you ideas on layouts and design choices. Not only does this gift show your recipients how much effort you have put into it, but it also lets you unleash some inner creativity that you may never thought you had.
Gift An Experience
Sometimes it can be difficult to know what physical gift to get for a wedding. Instead, it can be a unique idea to think outside the box and gift an experience. This can be anything from a day out to an adrenaline filled activity like sky diving. The great thing about this gift is there are a lot of options. If you don’t know where to start, try delving into the interests of your recipients. Do they have a love for food? Then you could gift them a meal at a nice restaurant. Or maybe they are a sporty couple? You could gift them tickets to a game of their favorite sport.
Send A Personal Message
Gifting someone with your kind words can make a sentimental, personal gift. The chances are the couple are going to be inundated with gifts and instead it can be a nice change to receive a message that comes from the heart. Something the couple can cherish and keep for a lifetime. Not all of us are talented wordsmiths, but Greenvelope is on hand to help. Their blog post helps you word a heartful wedding congratulations message that is sure to warrant an emotional reaction.
Once you have your message written, you can then present it in a number of ways. You can write it down onto a lovely piece of card which can later be framed. Or you can even write your message on the back of a photograph of the couple. Although it is a simple gift, it is one that has a personal touch and shows the happy couple that it came from the heart.
Give Something That Can Be Used on the Wedding Day
Not all wedding gifts need to be given on the day. In fact, it can be a great idea to gift your recipients something that they can use on their actual wedding day. The options for this gift idea are endless. You could make them a bespoke wedding guest book. Not only can you do this on a tight budget, but it is also something that is useful on the day and something the couple will cherish forever.
A game is also a great idea. It is no secret that weddings can be a long day for guests. Whilst pictures are being taken and food is being prepared, a source of entertainment is needed. If you really want to unleash your creativity you can even make the game yourself. Not only does this show how much effort you have put into the gift, but it also will be enjoyed by many. It can help to look online for some DIY wedding games ideas to help get you started.
Create A Unique Piece of Artwork
There is nothing more unique and creative than a piece of art. You don’t have to be the most talented individual to create something amazing and there is plenty of inspiration online. Art doesn’t have to mean a drawing or an elaborate painting. Instead, you can make something using materials that already exist. Couples map artwork Is something that has risen in popularity. You take a cutting from a map of the place each couple is from and stick them next to each other. You can be as creative as you want with it. Maybe cut the maps into shapes of hearts and write the couple names underneath each one. Once its framed you have a unique piece of art which is personal to the couple – and its cost effective too!
Make A Recipe Book
Cooking is an activity that can bring any couple closer together. If your recipients like to get creative in the kitchen and are total foodies, then why not make them their own recipe book? You can really make this personal by choosing recipes that you know they enjoy cooking together. If you are unsure on what foods they like, then start investigating early. Try to drop food into conversations and gather some ideas.
You won’t have to travel far online to find some delicious recipes for two. The beauty of this gift is you can search for recipes that are suitable for all skillsets. Some people prefer easy and quick recipes whilst others prefer to get stuck in with a more elaborate recipe. The key is to leave some pages in the book blank so the couple can continue to add recipes over the coming years together. As well as being a personal gift that the couple can keep forever, it also shows them how much thought and love you have put into it. It will certainly be a one-of-a-kind gift that is totally priceless.