The greatest gift of all is love….however why shouldn’t you have some lovely new things for your home to go with all that happiness?!
Our friends at The Wedding Shop share their tried and tested tips to help you create your dream gift list.
FUTURE PROOF YOUR LIST
“When looking around your home it can be hard to see the need for a twelve piece dinner set or additional glassware. However, it’s good to remember that your gifts are bought by your loved ones to mark the start of your new married life together and will build the foundation for your future home. So, pick gifts that are going to stand the test of time and that you will cherish in years to come. You won’t regret it, even if your other half does grumble about storage space!” – Jade
ADD MORE THAN YOU THINK
“You will be so surprised at how generous your guests are, so make sure you have added enough so that your guests don’t run out of options to choose from. It is also good to pick gifts at different price points so that everyone can buy you something you’ll love, regardless of their budget.” – Alice
EMBRACE GROUP GIFTING
“Don’t be afraid to add something that you absolutely love but that comes with a large price tag, such as furniture or a piece of art. Group gifting lets your guests contribute as much as they wish towards a statement piece and if it doesn’t get fully purchased you can move your funds to make up the remaining cost.” – Lara
MAKE IT PERSONAL
“Guests like to know they are contributing to something special and personal to you. So the most important thing is to have fun choosing gifts that you absolutely love. Don’t feel you need to choose just practical gifts or gifts you think your guests want to buy. Your quirky picks are what makes your gift list completely unique to you.” – Melissa
COVER ALL BASES
“Even if you only really want cash, we suggest adding physical gifts to your list too. Guests always prefer the choice of both. Your list is the perfect opportunity to update and upgrade your tired home essentials, so there will always be something that you need. When it comes to creating your cash funds, be specific. Guest like to know exactly what their contributions are going towards and what you have planned for the cash.” – Ryma
And if you haven’t picked a gift list yet, be sure to visit Bridebook’s wedding gift list comparison!