20 Bridal Shower Gifts She’ll Love
No registry? No problem. These gorgeous bridal shower gifts are perfect for any bride.
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The bride-to-be will appreciate this heavy-duty hanger for her wedding dress, complete with a laser-cutout of her married name. It’s completely customizable, too. Choose from a variety of wood colors, date options and bow types.
Pro tip: Double check to see if the couple is using any of these best wedding registry sites to help guide your gifting.
‘What’s for dinner?’ can be a tough question for newlyweds to answer. But this tome packed with 130 recipes has an idea for every occasion. “This cookbook has a cherished spot on my own bookshelf, and I hope to spread the love each time I gift a copy to a newly married couple,” says Lisa Kaminski, Associate Editor. “It’s a great book to cook through together—and the buttermilk biscuit recipe inside is unmatched.”
The bride will appreciate your forethought when she unwraps this darling wedding keepsake box. It features a variety of compartments, files and fabric bags for housing all of her memories on the big day. A hand-painted personalization on the front cover makes this gift one she’ll cherish for years to come. Attending the engagement party, too? Here are our best engagement party gift ideas.
Wedding planning can be stressful! Help the bride unwind with this stunning concrete and rose gold candle. With its Pure Bliss scent, this cylinder is a chic addition to a calming bath, movie marathon or other relaxing activity.
The bride will love sipping champagne out of these sleek Kate Spade flutes. They’re perfect for a post-ceremony toast, as well as every anniversary thereafter! Stemware is a traditional wedding gift for a reason! Check out these other traditional wedding gifts.
This cute-and-casual custom jean jacket is a gift the bride will love to wear everywhere from her bachelorette party to her honeymoon. Plus, you can personalize it with her name, “Just Married” or some other sweet sentiment.
While many themed bridal gifts are cute, they’re not always the most practical. Luckily, this cheese plate will do more than collect dust. “My husband and I made a lot of charcuterie boards when we were first married, so this got a lot of use,” says Emily Racette Parulski, Senior Editor. “The cute Mr. and Mrs. design made it feel extra-special.” Consider these kitchen gifts couples are still using, too.
Coasters are such a practical gift, they don’t often end up on registries. But these beautiful pearl coasters, custom-cut with the happy couple’s initials, are sure to garner a smile. Plus, the white hue will remind the bride of her wedding day every time she sets down a drink.
For a gift that’s pretty and practical, consider this golden card keeper. It’s an elegant addition to the couple’s welcome table. And after the big day? The couple can use it to store wedding mementos, save money for a vacation or as a tabletop terrarium.
When the bride isn’t showing off her new bling, she’ll want to keep it safe in this beautiful velvet ring box. Choose from a variety of dreamy colors—like Baby Blue, Blush Champagne or Dusty Lavender—and add a monogram, too, if desired.
A new family means new recipes! Help the bride keep track of her favorites with this custom ring binder. We love the floral wreath cover design and the ability to order pre-punched binder inserts.
Top off the bride’s bar cart with this sophisticated set. Available in gold or bronze, this 5-piece set includes jigger cups, a strainer, spoon, bottle opener and holder. Cheers!
Many couples already have kitchen basics by the time they walk down the aisle. But you can still gift them some fun, specialty tools—like this Nordic Ware Bundt pan set. We love that it includes both an iconic Heritage pan and a jaw-dropping Anniversary pan.
Good luck finding a more stunning treat. These gourmet caramel apples are hand-dipped in Belgian chocolate, then decorated to mimic a wedding dress and tux. And, looks aside, trust us when we say this is the best caramel apple you’ll ever eat.
On paper, a rolling pin doesn’t sound like an exciting gift. But in practice, this marble beauty is a welcome addition to any kitchen. “Many couples have the basics on their registries, but why not gift an upgrade of a must-have product?” says Kaminski. “Working with this marble rolling pin is a real dream and bakers will appreciate this extra-special effort.”
If the couple has a unique how-we-met story or has been in a long-distance relationship, this “Map of Our Hearts” art is a beautiful way to commemorate their union. Customize this gift with a specific map style, names and a date.