Finding the perfect wedding gift can be challenging... but it doesn't have to be boring! Why give a toaster, gravy boat, or some other random gadget off the couple's registry list when you can surprise them with something truly special? There are so many unique wedding gift options that put these tired options to shame. I get so many questions about what to give as a gift on our Ask Maggie section of Rustic Wedding Chic that I put together a list of some of my favorite unique wedding gift options. Happy shopping!
1. Personalized Coasters
A great option for a wedding gift is a set of personalized coasters by Urban Farmhouse. These coasters are custom designed to feature the couple's names or initials and the date of their wedding. The couple will love using them in their new home!
2. Personalized Cutting Board
Another great option from Urban Farmhouse is a personalized cutting board! Think of how sweet it will be for the couple to see their names engraved in wood every time they're in the kitchen.
3. Personalized Mason Jars
Yet another great option from Urban Farmhouse is a set of personalized mason jars! The custom design is etched right into the glass, so these jars will last forever, just like the happy couple. They will love toasting to their new life together with mason jars made just for them.
4. Framed Paper Art
The best wedding gifts are the ones that the happy couple can enjoy for years to come. A great option is personalized decor. This framed paper art, custom designed and hand cut by Ant Design, would look great in the couple's new home!
5. Monogrammed Sign
If you like the idea of personalized decor, another great option is a rustic style sign, like this one by Wavy Navy. Wavy Navy custom designs the sign to incorporate the couple's monogram. This unique gift would look great in any home, but it's especially perfect for those rustic brides and grooms!
6. Woven Wall Hanging
Nothing says unique like a woven wall hanging inspired by the pattern of Moroccan wedding blankets. Any couple would be awed by the originality of this gift. Every time they look at it they will be reminded of the day they tied the knot and made a beautiful, life-long commitment to each other.
7. State Map
Source: Melissa Schwall via Uncommon Goods
Besides Etsy, another great place to shop for unique wedding gifts is Uncommon Goods. Uncommon Goods is the hub for all things - you've guessed it - uncommon. One of its many treasures is this framed heart state map by Melissa Schwall. The bride and groom's home states form two halves of a whole to create this sweet decoration for their home. Another option is to give them one large map of the state where they will be married.
8. State Pillows
Source: Uncommon Goods
Going along the same thread, state pillows are another great option for unique wedding gifts! I like the idea of giving two pillows: one with the bride's home state and the other with the groom's home state. The couple will love arranging them side by side in their new home together.
9. Anniversary Wine Box
Source: Marc Stitzlein and Rich Norton via Uncommon Goods
Another great find from Uncommon Goods is this beautiful wine box by Marc Stitlzein and Rich Norton. Custom designed and hand carved, this wine box is perfect for those rustic brides and grooms. They will love taking it out on their 1st, 3rd, and 5th anniversaries and thinking back to their special day. It's a gift they can enjoy for years to come.
10. Vintage Folded Books
Last but not least, blow them away with a beautiful vintage folded book by Meiorigami. The pages are custom folded to form their initials. There is no way the couple will have anything like it, and they will love to display it in their home!