Andrei Weddings has seen plenty of wedding gifts so we decided to present you some of the best wedding gifts. Which one do you think of buying for the next wedding you’ll attend to?
1. CB2 Cork Globe, $129,CB2.com
This is an ideal gift for the globe-trotting bride and groom. CB2 sells a globe made out of cork—mounted on a modern stainless steel base—so the newlyweds can easily track their travels and explorations.
2. Our First Of Everything journal by Edward E. Snyder, $7, Amazon.com
As you know „firsts” are a huge deal in any marriage, so it is a good idea to encourage the newlyweds to keep a journal in which they write their firsts of married life.
3. The Knot Shop rose gold stemless travel tumbler, $10, TheKnotShop.com
This gift can contribute to making your favourite couples’ adventures a little more fun.
4. Olyz adorable ceramic dinosaur jewelry ring holder, $14, Amazon.com
Imagine not knowing where you put your wedding ring. This gift is a good idea in the sense that the situation described earlier can be avoided if you have this ceramic dinosaur ring holder. It is even a better idea to buy one for every room of the couple’s house.
5. Sasquatch Mansfield Paradise For the Soul wall art, $198, Minted.com
Although nowadays people prefer to have new gadgets or designs, there are still classy things that are needed on the walls. Wall art is an amazing gift for couples-especially those moving into a new home.
6. Serene House Supernova electric aromatherapy diffuser, $70, Nordstrom.com
Help the happy couple stay calm and serene with this great-smelling, unique wedding gift that they won’t see coming.
7. F&M Piccadilly Hamper, £85, Fortnum and Mason
Things don’t get much flashier than uber-luxe grocer Fortnum & Mason, which holds a Royal Warrant. Their hamper is the ultimate one-off treat. It has everything needed for a lavish breakfast in bed with a side of Dao Tinto wine. For drinks, they can sip on F&M tea or coffee packaged in pretty tins, and for food. satisfy their sweet tooth with marmalade, pistachio & clotted cream biscuits and Marc de Champagne truffles. Best of all, the goods are non-perishable, so they’ll keep until after the honeymoon as a surprise welcome home treat.
8. Imperia Pasta Machine, £69.95, John Lewis
This gift will make a fantastic addition to a newlyweds kitchen - giving the gift of fresh pasta. Surprisingly easy to make, the high quality machine rolls the pasta seamlessly with chrome plated adjustable rollers. Make perfect tagliatelle and fettucini every time with the special cutters included.
9. M&S Hampton Hamper, £50, M & S
Ideal for sweet-toothed lovebirds, the M&S Hampton Hamper is a bounty of fair-trade chocolate, individually wrapped Italian chocolates, chocolate smothered nuts and Belgian biscuits as well as soft set jams and luxury tea bags. There’s also crackers and caramelized red onion chutney for a savory pitstop from the sugar wonderland. The Hampton includes a corked 750ml bottle of sparkling juice.
10. Henriot Blanc De Blancs NV Coupe Stack Gift Set, £100, Harvey Nichols
This gift includes a 750ml bottle of Blanc de Blancs along with a set of six coupe glasses to serve it in. It’s perfect for those who want to be remembered - every time they raise one of these glasses, they’ll think of you.
Made by Champagne Henriot, in France’s Champagne region, the Blanc de Blanc is liquid sunshine in a glass; expect floral and citrusy fruity notes with a gentle minty finish.
11. Alessi Small Pulcina Espresso Coffee Maker, £49.95, Harrods
Although the couple may own a coffee maker, it’s unlikely it’s anything like Alessi’s design masterpiece.Crafted by architect Michaele de Lucci, it’s a perfect blend of style and substance with an internal heater that prevents burning plus a drip-free spout to avoid spills and mess. With a 150ml capacity, the Pulcina can make three cups of perfectly brewed coffee, perfect to start busy mornings. Just add a bag of their favourite beans to create the perfect gift for coffee fans.
12. Molecule R Cuisine R-Evolution Molecular Gastronomy Kit, £44.40, Amazon
The box of foodie tricks includes additives, a 50 recipe DVD and curious molecular gadgets. Everything a couple need to make the sort of edible wizardry you’d normally see in high-end restaurants; think tzatziki spheres, chocolate pasta and minty caviar beads. It’s a grown-up version of the chemistry sets we played with as children, but even better because you can eat the results! Hand it over, then sit back and wait for your next dinner party invite.
13. The New York Times: 36 Hours Europe, 2nd Edition (2016), £25, Amazon
While working at The New York Times, Barbara Ireland commissioned and editedi „36 Hours” travel columns, as well as writing quite a few herself.The result of years of dedication is this wonderful coffee table compilation that covers all the major European cities as well as a few off-the-beaten-track ones too. It’s a perfect gift for those who daydream about exploring Europe. It’s filled with dreamy photography, maps and travel tips.
14. Abigail Ahern Puffin Lamp, £95, Debenhams
This gift is for those who love playful design, Enter Abigail Ahern’s home line at Debenhams, which offers everything from quirky cushions to cool wall art and a range of statement lamps, inspired by the animal kingdom. Even those who have a conservative taste will adore this green felt puffin.It’s a design showpiece that’s bound to steal the spotlight from any room. The pom-pom shade trim adds an extra element of fun while the flip switch means there’s minimum fiddling about in the dark to bask in its glory.
15. Kate Spade Two of a Kind Stemless Glasses, £52, Kate Spade
Kate Spade’s fashion and accessories range have celebrity fans like Sarah Jessica Parker, Sienna Miller and Gisele. Its homewares collection doesn’t get much of a look in. Which is a shame really, sincce there are so many hidden treasures to be found. Take these stemless wine glasses, perfect for the new Mr and Mrs with ‘his’ and ‘hers’ etched elegantly on one side. They’ll make sharing a bottle of wine even more special, and they’re Instagram worthy yet timeless. Best presented in the label’s signature gift-wrapping for the full Kate Spade effect.
16. Your Home 3D House Portrait by No Ordinary Gift Company, £89, Not On the High Street
A marital home is a treasured space, full of firsts and joyful memories. If your giftees are new homeowners as well as newlyweds, they’ll simply love a bespoke hand-illustrated 3D Home Portrait of their own dwelling by Homemade House.
17. GPO Attache Retro Record Player, £49.95, Cuckooland
Vinyl records have been making a comeback over the last decade and playing real records is now more popular than ever. If your friends love retro things, they’ll go crazy for the GPO Attaché Retro Record Player. It’s housed in a leatherette and wood suitcase and comes with two built-in 1.5W stereo speakers while the turntable plays at three different speeds - 33, 45 and 78rpm. Wrap alongside a vinyl version of their first dance tune to give them all the feels.
18. Vintage Playing Cards, Mr and Mrs Frame, £55, Selfridges
Now, that they’re finally married, no doubt they’ll want to sing it from every room and put it on display– and this unique piece of wall art will help them do it. Made from a set of original 1930’s spelling game cards, this handmade ‘Mr and Mrs’ design is a lovely celebration of their newly wedded statuses.
19. Dyson Ball Multifloor 2 Upright Vacuum, $400, Bed Bath & Beyond
This is a good gift and the description of this product justifies its choice. Lightweight, easy to maneuver, and capable of cleaning the messiest areas easily, the Dyson Ball Multifloor 2 Upright Vacuum is the perfect vacuum for all cleaning tasks. This high-powered vacuum turns on a dime and works on all carpets and hard surfaces.
20. Mauviel Copper Pans, $899, Amazon
“My husband and I were both living like bachelors or college students prior to our wedding. The week before our wedding, the handle fell off of our ridiculously old frying pan that we used for everything, and we were cooking using the pan with pliers for a handle. Needless to say, when we started using these Mauviel pots and pans, it was as if we had gone from being the Swedish Chef to Eric Ripert.” — Jesse Lee Hale, the Wall Group, married June 2014