(Closed) Need not-so-normal gift ideas for the parents. Help.

posted 5 years ago in Family
Post # 2
7208 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

I think it’s best to buy something you’d buy for any other occassion, not necessarily something wedding related. What would you get them for Christmas or an anniversary gift? 

For her wedding, my cousin got her mom some awesome candle sticks that were Mexican pottery. Pretty cream doves with gold designs on them. It was very “her mom” and she kept them on her table every single day from then on. It had nothing to do with the wedding, really, but was something she knew her mom would enjoy. If my mom was alive I’d probably get her some kind of artwork or jewlery. Dad is more sentimental/traditional, so I’ll be doing the classic framed picture of us thing. 

Post # 3
3638 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

Can you give them an experience rather than a thing? Perhaps go wine tasting or skydiving or hot air ballooning?

Post # 4
361 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

Everdeen:  +1. I think an experience would be great. Something you can all do together would be fun, you should check out Living Social and Groupon for local ideas 🙂

Post # 6
227 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I’m thinking about getting seeds, bulbs, or potted plants of my wedding flowers and giving them to my mother and Future Mother-In-Law.  <br /><br />I would like to do an engraved leatherman for my Future Father-In-Law and my Dad.

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