All of the time when people think about weddings they first think of the bride and then of the mother and the bride and how exciting it must be for the mom, but there are a lot of daddy's girls out there and fathers that would even surprise their daughters with how excited they are for their daughter.
When people bring up wedding planning and that "big day", they usually focus on the bride and what she wants. Now, this isn't wrong or bad.
A Worthwhile Personal Wedding Gift
Personal Wedding GiftAs a wedding guest, it can sometimes be difficult to find just the right personal wedding gift for your favorite couple – especially if they are without a registry. If you’re uncomfortable just handing over a gift card and calling it a day, think about finding a personal wedding gift that the couple will be sure to use and love for decades. A personal wedding gift that will really get the couple excited for their new life together is often something monogrammed with their new combined initials. A newly wedded couple will love to see the letters that make up their new life together on everything – glassware, hygiene kits, luggage, or even hankies. Embroidering or engraving the couple’s monogram on a personal wedding gift will make your contribution to their gift pile stand out. Another great way to make any gift a personal wedding gift is to appeal to the couple’s new title set. Newlyweds are always happy to be referred to as “Mr” and “Mrs,” and finding the right personal wedding gift to reflect that is sure to delight. Towels, beach gear, and passport covers are all examples of “Mr” and “Mrs” honeymoon accessories that really work well as a personal wedding gift. So no matter who you’re buying for, be sure that you find just the right personal wedding gift for the happy couple in your life.
Giving gifts to the newly wed is a part of a long tradition that conveys warmth and affection. You should give an apt wedding gift that befits the spirit of the occasion. You can anything you want as long as it is appropriate and classy. It will depend on how close you are to the couple and your budget. When you go out to buy a gift for the newly wedded couple, the first consideration that comes to your mind is durability and luxury. You will want to give a gift that will last long. You would want to give a gift that will make the couple remember you for a long time to come. One unique gift can be jewelry. All women love jewelry. The bride will be elated to get it. You can choose simple yet elegant pieces. Depending on your budget you can decide on the choice of metal – silver, gold, platinum. You can think of giving her diamonds, too. You might want to give her some amazing accessories like bags, makeup box and similar things. If you want to give something that will be handy to both the bride and the groom, you can opt for utility durables like microwave, washing machine etc.
Any bride will tell you that deciding what to put on their gift registries is the hardest thing to do. Couples need to be very careful in planning their gift registries. They are starting out on a new life and thus, they must make sure they have all the essential items ready. The couples are doing a big favor on the guests by proving all with an exhaustive list regarding what they would want as a gift. So the guests are sure that they get something that will be useful for the couple. You must create your registry with a store that will have a wide variety of things. It is advisable that you let your guests know about the registry at least two months before so that they can also plan. Your registry must include a wide variety of price ranges to make it easier for al to choose. It is better to include both your names for guests who want to personalize the gifts. The gift articles must be ones that can be easily shipped. It is not fair to ask your guests to pay for shipping too. If you create an online registry, then it will be easy for you to keep track of who bought what. You can also send them thank you notes from the site itself.
When you shop for gifts for your bridesmaids, make sure to see whether they match with the theme of the wedding or not. You can choose from a variety of gifts like scarves and jewelry and accessories. You can get small purses or beaded breeches designed for them with their initials on it. Or you can give them crystal showpieces that will remind them of your wedding. It is better to personalize every gift so that they have a sentimental value attached. After all, your bridesmaids are your treasured friends. They deserve some personalized attention. Now comes the gifts for the groom’s men. It is always difficult to shop for men than for women. You can opt for perfumes or tie pins or wallets with their initials on. If you are a good cook, you can even think of whipping up something like a cake or some pasta or anything that you wish to. Again, the groom’s men are your close pals and thus they deserve something special. You can even take them out for a drink, maybe a pre bachelor party kind. Also there is no need to splurge on the gifts. Try and stay within the pre determined budget.