Unless you know the couple well, choosing the right wedding gift can be a tricky process. Should you focus on utility or the ornamental value? Should the gift be for the bride or groom? What should the price range be? There are just too many such questions. To get you out of the dilemma we have listed 11 cool ideas that will not only help in the decision making but will actually be appreciated by the recipient as well.
1. Gift her a fragrant beginning
Who doesn’t want to smell like a million bucks? Gift the bride a Versace Bright Crystal Absolu EDP for Women so that she can begin her new life smelling like a diva. The pink bottle with a crystal knob is both pretty and glamorous, and will bring a smile to the bride’s face.
Price: Rs 3,899. Buy it here.
2. Silver is a girl’s everyday companion
While the wedding is reserved for gold and diamonds, silver is the everyday friend a girl often falls back to spice up traditional outfits. This breathtaking pair of floral blue enamel mirror jaali jhumkas by Tribe by Amrapali makes a beautiful wedding gift that a bride cannot but appreciate.
Price: Rs 8,000. Buy it here.
3. Blast from the past
For many a vintage-loving couple, getting an antique wooden telephone that actually works is a dream come true. To have this piece of art as a landline telephone in the house is not only cool but a very aesthetic addition to a couple’s new life.
Price: Rs 2,799. Buy it here.
4. Trendy travellers
Travel gear doesn’t always have to be boring, sporty or monochromatic. Help the newlyweds travel in style with this trendy patterned suitcase from Chumbak. It looks stylish and it is super useful for those on the go.
Price: Rs 3,295. Buy it here.
5. Candlelight romance
After the wedding, romantic candlelight dinners are likely to happen in one’s own home too. Gift the couple this set of black wood candle stands and help them set the mood.
Price: Rs 1,629. Buy it here.
6. Mirror, mirror on the wall
A beautiful mirror adorning the wall is an absolute must for a new home. The days of boring and plain-framed mirrors are long over. Gift the newlyweds this beautiful wrought iron mirror frame and your reflection in their heart will always be one of a very creative gift giver.
Price: Rs 1,959. Buy it here.
7. Bonsai luck
Bonsai is the Japanese art from of growing trees in a miniature form. Bonsais are also known for their longevity and a few have been known to live up to hundreds of years. In Japanese and Chinese culture, a bonsai is said to bring luck, fertility and longevity to the members of a home. Wish the newlyweds the best with this 5-year-old Carmona bonsai in a white marble pot.
Price: Rs 2,999. Buy it here.
8. Drink in style
The newlywed couple is definitely making all the prep of becoming the perfect hosts. Help them take it up a notch by gifting them this super stylish set of black wine glasses. This is both stylish and off the beaten track, a wedding gift with a twist.
Price: Rs 6,052. Buy it here.
9. Art for art’s sake
Gift an art-loving couple this beautiful multi-colour Madhubani painting and help them adorn the walls of their new home with the traditional art from the heartlands of India.
Price: Rs 3,490. Buy it here.
10. Gifting time
You can’t really gift time, although that would have been really cool. What you can still do though is gift the newlywed couple this breathtakingly beautiful ethnic wall clock from Craftsvilla. With crafted peacocks crowning the piece and coloured details through the body, this is a beautiful thing to have on the wall.
Price: Rs 2,999. Buy it here.
11. Box of love
This beautiful box with Kashmiri motifs complete with matte finish from Jaypore is the perfect container for jewellery, trinkets, keys and other knick-knacks. Apart from being very useful, it is absolutely stunning as well.
Price: Rs 1,500. Buy it here.
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Published on Apr 27, 2016