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25 Ideas for Thoughtful Engagement Party Gifts

Engagement party gifts don't have to be as formal as wedding presents, but they should still be fun and sweet. Check out our top picks!

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From Yes To I Do Engagement Journalvia merchant

From Yes to I Do Couple’s Journal

The months leading up to a wedding are full of special moments and memories. This journal is a thoughtful engagement party gift—it gives couples a chance to document these special moments and reflect on them for years to come.

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Engagement Gift Box

If your long-distance bestie recently got engaged, send them this super fun engagement-party-in-a-box. The standard box features a potted succulent, candle tin and luxe matches. From there, you can add on goodies like bath bombs and lip bombs.

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Wedding Countdown Calendar

A wedding countdown calendar can really only be used during a couple’s engagement, so it makes a perfect engagement party gift. Plus, the font and wood grain are timeless. The blocks require daily updates, making it a fun task to do every morning. The countdown is on! If you’re looking for wedding party gift ideas, check out these groomsmen gifts.

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Miss to Mrs. Bridal Planner

Before the bride-to-be has a chance to pick out a bridal shower theme, gift her this Kate Spade wedding planner. With detailed checklists for each month leading up to the big day, the bride in your life will be more than prepared for her special day.

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Taste Of Home 30 Minute Meals Cookbookvia merchant

Taste of Home ’30 Minute Cookbook’

For the newly engaged couple, gift our very own 30-Minute Cookbook. Planning a wedding is hard work, and having quick and easy recipes on hand can make evenings a lot simpler.

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Wedding Keepsake Library

From something borrowed to something blue, every engaged couple needs a wedding keepsake library, and they need it the moment they get engaged! Store special keepsakes like ring boxes and pressed flowers in this library-style system.

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Personalized Couple’s Bucket List Journal

Engagement party gifts are not a requirement, according to our guide to engagement party etiquette. But if you want to make a small gesture, give a simple, thoughtful gift. This couple’s bucket list helps couples imagine beyond their wedding to-do list and start planning adventures for a lifetime!

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Wine Rack

You can’t go wrong when buying an engaged couple wine or champagne. And believe us—at least one person (probably more) will show up to the party with a celebratory bottle. Think two steps ahead and get the couple a wine rack that can hold precious bottles and corks from the wedding and celebrations, along with wine glasses for a quick toast. Cheers to the soon-to-be newlyweds!

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Personalized Charcuterie Board

This personalized engraved wood charcuterie board is a perfect gift to celebrate your favorite couple’s special day and celebrate their love of cooking! Engraved with the saying “The Secret Ingredient is Always Love” and personalized with their names and wedding date, this board is the go-to gift choice for friends who love to entertain. Include tips on how to build a cheese board that’ll make their guests say “wow.”

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Ring Dish

Each of these unique ring dishes are handcrafted. Customize your gift for the bride-to-be with the couple’s initials and your choice of a hand-painted flower or greenery. These dishes are approximately three inches in diameter and won’t break if they are dropped because they are made of clay instead of ceramic. Phew!

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Future Mrs. Tumbler

Fiancés everywhere are showing off their future last names with these personalized tumblers from Etsy. Customize with your pick of cup color and text color. There are tons of options to choose from, but we’re big fans of the metallic rose.

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Painted Plant Pot

Love grows here. Plant seeds of love with these beautiful hand-painted plant pots. Customize with the couple’s initials and engagement date. Add some potting soil and the plant of your choosing, like mini cacti or succulents (we love the pink rose variety), for a gift that keeps on giving.

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A Year of Us: A Couples Journal

This sweet journal is a great gift for newly engaged couples and will help them spark fun and meaningful conversation every day for a year. The questions on topics of hopes, dreams, needs and wants will help them to learn more about each other and form a stronger bond as they grow their love.

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Let’s Toast Candle

If an engagement had a scent, this would be it! The Let’s Toast candle from Homesick is the perfect scent for any celebration. This natural soy-wax candle is hand-poured in the U.S. and has a burn time of 60 to 80 hours. If you’re short on time or prefer to be eco-friendly and skip the gift wrap, there’s space for you to add a handwritten note on the packaging.

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Coffee and Espresso Machine

Wedding planning requires stamina. Fuel up your favorite couple with this Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine. Brew different coffee cup sizes at the touch of a button, as well as single or double espressos. Yum! For a bonus gift, include recipes for some of our favorite iced coffee drinks.

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Luggage Set

Help the newly engaged couple prepare for their honeymoon with premium luggage from Away. These sleek suitcases feature 360° spinner wheels, a hidden laundry bag and removable washable lining. Their hard shell makes them durable for any adventure.

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Champagne Flutes

Believe us—champagne will be pouring at the engagement party and most ensuing wedding-related gatherings. Get the couple a classy pair of matching flutes, like this Kate Spade “Mr.” and “Mrs.” set from Macy’s. Pair this gift with one of our best affordable champagnes.

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Taste of Home Non-Stick Bakeware Set

Upgrade your favorite couple’s kitchen with this nonstick 10-piece bakeware set that features baking sheets, a muffin pan, loaf pan and more. The embossed geometric design strengthens the baking sheet while increasing the air-flow to food, creating evenly distributed heat for consistent baking every time. Perfection.

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5-Ingredient Cooking for Two

This cookbook is ideal for the couple who swears they’ll start cooking every night as soon as they’re married. Couples can minimize prep time using just five ingredients, while maximizing flavor and budget with perfectly portioned recipes ranging from breakfast to dinner…and don’t forget dessert!

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Electric Wine Opener

This bestselling electric wine opener from Oster is a must-have kitchen tool for any couple. Help make the bottle-opening process painless with this fun gift. The sleek opener removes the cork in seconds and can open up to 30 bottles on a single charge.

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Happily Every After Picture Frame

First comes love, then comes the engagement, then comes the engagement photos. This beautiful Kate Spade picture frame is silver-plate with blue enamel. The happy couple can display their favorite 5×7-inch engagement photo with the words “Happily Every After” underneath.

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Wish Jar

There are two great ways you can gift a Wish Jar—empty, allowing the couple to decide when and where they ask guests for well wishes; or full, filled with notes from a specific group (like your office or friend group). Either way, this jar set will be a unique wedding gift for the couple.

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Cake Serving Set

There are tons of things to look forward to on the big day—especially the wedding cake! Crafted in France, this gorgeous cake serving set comes with a stainless steel cake server and knife adorned with resin handles. It will be a staple at special family occasions for years to come!

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Thank You Cards

If there’s one thing the engaged couple in your life is going to need, it’s thank you cards. Whether it’s thank you cards for those who gave wedding gifts, those who hosted bridal showers or those who hosted bachelor and bachelorette parties, pretty stationery is definitely going to come in handy.

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Custom Art Print

This custom art print featuring the special couple will be enjoyed for many years to come. The watercolor-esque print is fully customizable: Pick from skin tones, hair color and style, gender and even pets! Finish it off with the couple’s names and initials “etched” into the park bench. Adorable!

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Lauren Naru
Lauren Naru writes about gift guides, sales, and must-have items for the kitchen and home. She loves a good deal is and is always on the hunt for super-savings and products that solve cooking problems. In her spare time, you’ll find her creating custom cookies for friends and family. Lauren lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley region.