(Closed) wedding gifts

posted 8 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I’d check their registry. If they haven’t told you about one, there’s a good chance you can find it by entering one or both of their names at weddingchannel.com (I think you need the wedding date, too). As far as what to spend, I’d go by what you can afford–I aim to spend $50-100 on most gifts unless I am especially close to the couple, but many people will spend more (or less)!

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Spaniel – I think this guy IS the groom trying to buy a gift for HIS bride for the wedding. 

 

I think most girls would be happy with jewelry!  And a mushy card.  But you probably know your bride the best and know what she likes!  Welcome to the hive!

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

Awe – I love that you are coming here for advice!!!!

Anything that will be sentimental! Jewelry is wonderful, if you have an inside joke that would be cute too. It all depends on your budget no bride wants their groom to spend extra money if they don’t have it and so if you are a budget conscious groom a nice letter would be a favourite of mine.

Your bride is lucky to have you!

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I agree that jewelry is a popular choice.  I think it’s really nice to have something keep-sakey as a gift from your husband on your wedding day.  And a love letter/card is nearly mandatory!

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

HAHAHAHAHA… I totally missed that. 🙂 Long day!!

Jewelry is probably your best bet.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I personally would love an awesome jewelry box. (But I’ve been asking for one for years.)

I like sentimental gifts. Anything you (as the groom) put thought into, will go a long way. Something with an inscription or something that’s reminiscent of your meeting or first date… Think with your heart and not your head. 🙂

 

Good luck!!

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I think earrings that she can wear for your big day would be sweet! The price range is totally up too you!  I spent $500 on my groom’s gift, I thought it was a lot, but I still bought it anyway.

I agree with mandalynn about the mushy card!! 

Ps. I think its sweet that your on here asking!!  Your friend is VERY SMART!!

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

OMG…your soon too be MRS. is a very LUCKY woman!!  But truthfully every woman loves jewelry!!  I’m still all about the earrings!!  It can be meaningful regardless bc she’ll always remember that she got it as a wedding gift!

Or you can get her a peice of jewelry with a monogram of her new initials and your wedding date, like a Tiffany charm bracelet!  Seeing her new monogram on her wedding day will make it even more exciting!!

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

I’d say earrings or a bracelet. Extra points if you can have a friend of hers who has seen the dress help you pick out something she can wear on the big day! She’s a lucky girl!  🙂

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Locket. I would go with a locket. If you want to be extra mushy, tell her it is to put the pictures of your future together in. Of all of the jewelry my mom has, she treasures the locket my dad gave her the most.

 

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Jewelry, something that she can get a lot of use out of like diamond earrings, a nice watch, etc. 

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I agree with everything said here.

 

A nice charm bracelet with her new initials/ wedding date or a locket with something sentimental inside (maybe a pic of you on your first date/etc.) would be gorgeous and something that can be cherished forever and for many generations. I have my grandmother’s locket that my grandfather gave her when her proposed to her which has a photo of them on their first date which I love, and I will be pasisn gon down to my future children.

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