Is this a tacky wedding gift? Or thoughtful?

posted 3 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 2
576 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I don’t think it’s tacky, but it is kind of odd to wrap something up. I’d just make mention that you’d like to give them studio time and an album as your gift to them. 

Or perhaps, for a bachelorette gift you could offer a boudoir session?

Post # 3
567 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I don’t think it needs fancy packaging, but I think it would be a lovely gift!

Post # 4
366 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

navywifenmoore:  Since they have already had 3 engagement sessions, is this something that you would think they would actually want/need?  Or are you only doing it to save you money?  If it is only to save you money, then I would say it is tacky.  If you are doing it, because you think they would really like this gift, then it is not tacky at all!

Post # 5
1626 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I think it’s a great gift.

Post # 6
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I think that’s a great gift idea 🙂

Post # 8
2493 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I think it’s a great gift on it’s own, but if you want something tangible, maybe do the session as a shower present and then consider doing one print for them and putting it in an inexpensive frame to leave at the reception. 

Post # 9
6048 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

I think it’s a great gift.  She could use it for Christmas pictures or their 1st year anniversary.  

Post # 10
22136 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2011

I would love it as a gift.

Post # 11
2930 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I would put “Does not expire” in pretty decent sized print on it, so the bride knows she can use it when ever she wants.  I think it is a great gift though.  I am not a big “wanting my picutre taken all the time” person, but I’m sure I could find some use for it down the line; maternity pictures, family pictures, one year aniversary pictures. 

For packaging, I might find a nice frame and put the gift certificate in that, and maybe something cute about how you look foward to helping them fill that frame. 

Post # 14
9938 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

I think it’s a great idea – I would love it 🙂

Post # 15
2150 posts
Buzzing bee

navywifenmoore:  I think it’s a great idea!

But I also  agree with some PPs that it doesn’t need to be “packaged”.

Maybe have a gift certificate made up- like professionally- and just tie a bow around it. That way, it’s a little dressed up without being too over the top.

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