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8 Unique Present Ideas for Your Friend’s Wedding

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Your friend’s wedding can be a marvelous occasion – there are lots of flowers, food, and entertainment; everyone is joyful and dancing; the newlywed couple is enjoying their new chapter of life, and everyone is having a good time. Of course, giving them the wrong present would just make things worse – and we understand why you may be concerned. If your good friend is getting married, it’s only natural that you want to find the perfect gift. 

And we are going to help you do just that. 

In the article below, you’ll find a list of our ideas that will be suitable for many situations. From the basic money present to some personalized apparel, a customized star map, a couple’s calendar, plane tickets, or a certificate for their favorite activity – you’ll find here everything you need. Read on – and decide on a perfect present for the happy couple. 

Give Them Cash

If you are one of those people who don’t like to think too much about the perfect gift, you can always go with a money present. It is something that will fit almost any couple, and most of them won’t be offended by this simple yet thoughtful idea. 

You can give your friend a check, or you can simply transfer some money to their bank account. Of course, if you want to make things more special – you can add a short card.

Personalized Apparel for the Bride or Groom

Etsy and other websites with gifts for every occasion will provide you with lots of ideas for personalized apparel for the bride or groom – like t-shirts, hoodies, socks, or robes. You can also get them custom pajamas with their names or their wedding date printed. These things may seem small – but they will still be very special for newlyweds.

Wedding Photo Album

A wedding photo album is a nice thing to have. It will remind the happy couple of all the fun they had, and it will serve as a memory book for their children. You can either buy a ready-made wedding photo album or order a specially customized one, but make sure to write your wishes inside.

Mini Telescope

This is an excellent present for the couple that enjoys stargazing or admiring nature. A telescope is not that expensive, and you can choose between several models – from a small one to a large one with many accessories. The best thing about this present is that it doesn’t have to be used only for viewing the stars – it will also be good for birdwatching, wildlife observation, and more.

Couple’s Calendar

If you have a friend who is getting married and you want to give them something that will make them laugh – you can get a calendar for their first year of marriage. You can find a cute calendar, or a funny one, or one that is specially made for newlyweds. It will be a great gift to remind them of the fun they had on their wedding day every time they look at it.

You can also look for a couple’s calendar with daily tasks – like dancing or cooking together. Or, you can always buy a regular calendar and customize it yourself.

Travel Voucher

This is a good idea if your friend is planning to go on a honeymoon trip. You can get the tickets for a plane or train, or you can give them a voucher for a hotel room. However, remember to ask what place they are dreaming of traveling to – this way. You’ll take all the planning troubles off their shoulders. 

Couples Massage Session

A couples massage session is an excellent gift for newlyweds and perhaps the most satisfying one. It’s a perfect way to show your best wishes to the happy couple and encourage them to relax after their big day. You can also book a spa for them – this can be a little pricey, but the newlyweds will definitely enjoy it.


And that’s it – our list of the best present ideas for your friend’s wedding. Whether it’s money, a telescope, a wedding photo album, or customized apparel, you can choose something that suits your friends’ interests – and stop worrying about finding the perfect present. 

Don’t be afraid to give them something too personal – after all, these are your friends, and you can show how much you care. And if you still don’t know what to choose, don’t be afraid to follow your gut – after all, you’ve known these people for some time, so whatever present you get them, it will definitely be exciting.

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