Anyone else run into this problem: you’re scanning a couple’s wedding registry and all the cool gifts are already purchased? Or, have you been left wondering what to give a couple with no registry, that seemingly has it all? Meet us at the intersection of unique & useful, with mindful wedding gifts that reach beyond the wedding registry.
Couples in 2023 are making more intentional choices with their wedding registry lists. They’re shopping small instead of at major retailers. They’re finding bespoke and eco-friendly items that suit their lifestyle. And in exchange for a year or more at home, couples want tech products that streamline their lives, they’re enjoying a household full of plants, and they’re upping their culinary skills.
Our all-inclusive list is for every type of couple, even the couple who has decided on a cash registry! Because if you’re anything like us, you really love to give gifts, too.
Let’s help you make the perfect purchase for the newlywed couple in your life. And know that you don’t have to spend a large sum of money for your gift to be heartfelt. Contribute toward gifts that set happy moods and a lifetime of occasions they can celebrate in the future
Best Gifts for the Home
The Prettiest Silk Velvet Hand Sewn Blankets
This perfect handmade throw blanket has a luxurious look and feel making this blanket an upgrade for any newlywed couple.
Natural Zero Waste Bamboo Dish Scrubbers
Who knew cleaning dishes could look so chic? No more blue scrubbies, as 2023 is the year we level up our eco-conscious cleaning.
Handmade Recycled Teak Wooden Serving Bowl
A beautiful addition for hosting, and a sweet serving bowl for dinner for two.
The Sweetest Personalized Pet Bowl
The family pet deserves to match the household aesthetic with a personalized and chic food dish.
Best Gifts for Foodies
Arguably the cutest toaster that doubles as decor for a lifetime of hearty avocado-toast-filled mornings.
It’s one of the newest kitchen gadgets to take the internet by storm, and guaranteed to be a smash hit for the newlyweds.
Rubs, pesto, spreads, this gift has a lifetime of meals ahead with no expiration date.
Choose the duration of your subscription and surprise your favorite couple with the perfect addition to sandwiches and charcuterie board wine nights.
Low acidity cold brew, ready in your own home, whenever you need it – a coffee lover’s dream.
An often-overlooked kitchen essential, a pre-seasoned wok with handle like this one, makes this great for beginners or experts (as well as effortless tossing of your next pad see ew.)
Intimate Gifts to Share
This gentle incense kit takes the place of more traditional smells, offering a soft ambiance for a relaxing state of mind.
A unique twist on the traditional taper candle that sets a romantic and modern mood for two.
Snag a couple of these luxurious essential oil room sprays for an uplifting experience in every room.
This gift is for the bold at heart, the Gen Z couple, or the partners that are so inseparable that an initial or nameplate is a completely romantic gesture.
Encouraging empathy and sparking conversation, it’s the sweetest game for a couples night.
A Modern Personalized Couple’s Candle
Simple and effortless scents, personalize your own message to say “congrats” on their new favorite candle.
Best Gifts for Plant Lovers
Scissors for delicate pruning of houseplants, flowers, or bonsai – and luxurious enough to stay on display.
Ideal for keeping a workbench, kitchen, or bathroom tidy.
Complete this gift by selecting some miniature plants to pair with these earthy pots.
Obviously, for the couple that loves dates at their local market and bringing home fresh produce or a flourishing bouquet.
Here’s to letting love grow along with all their bountiful houseplants.
Couples' Tech Gifts
This sound machine’s unique mixer function allows for a customized mix of whichever sounds feel the most soothing to relaxation and slumber.
Waterproof Bluetooth Portable Speaker
Vibe check: It’s portable, clip-able to nearly anything, and easy to sync to your phone’s Bluetooth settings.
Personalized Smart Light Bulbs
We predict 2023 to be the year of the vibe. These simple light bulbs are adjustable through their easy-to-use phone app, by voice, or other preexisting switches, making it easy to replace throughout the home and change the color and brightness of any room easily.
This tray allows you to wirelessly charge devices and stay organized in a thoughtful leather design.
Best Gifts for their Adventures Together
Plates, wine glasses, cheese board, this basket is the ultimate picnic-at-the-park lover’s dream kit.
A tasty and aromantic sweets kit for the couple that loves camping or lounging around their own backyard bonfire.
This portable pizza oven moves easily for storage and transportation from the porch to the beach, to anywhere else they can dream of that perfect pie.
This set is perfect for crafting cocktails at home – but ready for a spontaneous and romantic outing.
Giving the gift of an experience together is another excuse for a cute date night together. Concerts or comedy shows – treat them to their next evening out.
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