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Whether you're a wedding guest or the bride or groom, the wedding season is a time of gift-giving only rivaled by the winter holidays. And like Santa Claus season the question on everyone's mind is always "What the heck do I get them?"
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Whether you're shopping for a blushing bride or a gregarious groom Etsy is rife with great wedding gifts. We rifled through the swath of offerings to pluck out the 10 best wedding gifts on Etsy that will please both the bride and groom on the day of their wedding for years to come.
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1. For a bonding ritual with a keepsake: A Japanese Kintsugi Ceremony kit
As useful as a Kitchenaid mixer or set of steak knives is, this Etsy wedding gift has the potential to be more memorable than anything else. The Japanese ritual of Kintsugi is a way of mending broken teacups with gold, revitalizing them into something better. This kit comes with all the components for couples to perform a Kintsugi ceremony together. Once the task is done, they'll have a perfect representation of their love.
2. For couples who love pop art: Personalized wedding silhouette print
This inspired Etsy wedding gift takes a bride and groom's names and turns them into charming silhouettes. You can even choose between what color flowers you want the bride in the art to hold and whether or not you want the piece to be framed or not.
3. For audiophiles: Personalized record display
Music bonds people together and can be a catalyst for romance. This personalized record Etsy wedding gift is perfect for couples who found their spark with a shared love of music. It displays a record on a wooden stand with a custom photo in the middle and your choice of song to display.
4. For a charming candle: "Smells Like You’re Getting Married" scented soy candle
Nobody wants to admit it but candles are actually a pretty fun gift to give and receive. This light-hearting candle gift is one is definitely one of the best considering it comes with a charming label and fancy safety matches to light the candle. It's available in 27 scents including apple maple bourbon and fresh-cut roses.
5. For a practical gift: Mr., Mrs. and Paw key holder
Like a candle, a key holder is a universally practical gift to give that many may never buy for themselves. This key holder contains a hook for the mister, the misses and even the family pet. You can choose between walnut or dark wood finishes.
6. For a forever floral gift: Pressed flower frame
Flowers are a ubiquitous part of any wedding. This Etsy wedding gift takes flowers and preserves them for posterity in this charming frame. It takes the flowers from any wedding bouquet and frames them beautifully along with an optional card in the center that displays all pertinent info about the wedding date.
7. For an inspired gift: First dance lyrics custom frame
If the "I do's" don't get the bride and groom to cry, the first dance will. This inspired frame contains a small piece of hand-torn, high-quality parchment with the lyrics of the song played during a bride and groom's first dance. There are even six different fonts to choose from including classic typewriter or cute cursive.
8. For a perfect bedside gift: A personalized jewelry dish
What does every wedding have in common? Rings. Where does one store rings to keep them from getting lost? A charming jewelry dish of course. This adorable and affordable Etsy wedding gift stencils in the initials of the celebrants, along with the date and other personal touches you'd like.
9. For brides and grooms that love the outdoors: Couples campfire mugs
The rugged outdoors may not be rife with candle-lit Italian restaurants but being alone in the wild with your sweetie can be one of the most romantic places to be. This gift is perfect for the couple who loves soaking in that sweet woodland air. These personalized camping mugs are made from steel and enamel and come in a nicely packaged gift box.
10. For capturing memories of your relationship: An anniversary journal
After exchanging vows and kissing the lifelong adventure begins. This anniversary journal is a great Etsy wedding gift for cataloging memories for anniversaries to come. There are spaces for photos and jotting down sappy messages that couples can read through on their anniversary from now until forever.
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