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Weddings have a way of sneaking up on us - you get the save the date and then all of a sudden it’s 6 months later and you still don’t have a wedding gift. Not to worry, we’ve rounded up some of the best last-minute gift ideas that any newlywed couple will love.
By Stacey McDonald • Published Jan 2 2023
Whether they use it to help fund their honeymoon or save it for a romantic weekend getaway, a hotels.com gift card is the perfect last-minute gift idea.
Gift the happy couple endless ideas for date nights and spur-of-the-moment adventures. The couples edition adventure challenge book is filled with fun ideas for couples to do together and a camera and pages to document their experience and memories.
Encourage the newlyweds to prioritize their relationship and connection with this One Thing Every Day Together book. Filled with simple and fun ideas that encourage couples to slow down and appreciate and create space for one another every day.
If the newlyweds are also moving into a new home, they’re bound to need some home essentials. This Anthropologie Dinner Plate Set is a stylish and functional set of dinnerware that the happy couple is sure to love.
Wedding or anniversary gift - this personalized ring dish is a thoughtful and affordable option for the happy couple. Customize the beautiful handmade dish with their initials or wedding date and they’ll always have a special place to keep their rings safe.
Gift baskets are a great last-minute gift idea. This unique wedding gift features his and her mugs, teaspoon, hand-poured candle and local coffee samples. A perfect gift option for those that may not be able to attend the wedding but still want to send a thoughtful surprise.
While most people save a few bottles of wine from their wedding, a thoughtful way to label and save them for special occasions isn’t usually top of mind. These marriage milestone custom wine labels are a special gift the happy couple can use and enjoy for years to come - featuring labels for their first anniversary, dinner party, new baby and more.
Before jetting off on their honeymoon, gift them this beautiful set of Mr and Mrs luggage tags and passport covers. A unique gift for the couple that loves to travel.
Gift them a beautiful and unique way of printing and displaying their favourite wedding photos with Mixtiles. An easy way to create a stunning gallery wall in their home.
You can’t go wrong with a classic wedding gift like a high-quality flatware set. This 20-piece brushed gold flatware set is beautiful and sure to last the newlyweds a lifetime.
Wine glasses are another classic wedding gift that every couple needs and this stunning collection by Schott Zwiesel allows you to pick and choose from a variety of stemware to create your own custom wine glass set.
If the newlyweds are just moving in together for the first time, or are furnishing a new home, you can’t go wrong with necessities like a high-quality cookware set. This stainless steel 14-piece cookware set has everything they’ll need to cook up a great meal.
This beautiful set of champagne flutes takes a classic design and adds a bit of flare. With a variety of colour options, the modern newlywed couple will love having these beautiful glasses for their next celebration.
While some may find gift cards impersonal, they make a great last-minute wedding gift idea. What couple can turn down a free date night dinner at their favourite restaurant? This gift card lets them choose from a variety of Darden-owned restaurants so they can choose between a laid-back date night at Olive Garden or something a bit fancier at a steakhouse.
A kitchen essential - a dutch oven is the perfect wedding gift for the couple that loves to cook. Le Creuset is unmatched in its quality and performance, making any of their dutch ovens or cookware the perfect special gift for a wedding or any special occasion.
Use their engagement photos to gift them a beautiful custom portrait before the wedding or let them pick their favourite wedding photo and help customize this gift to their liking. Either way, this stunning watercolour custom portrait will help commemorate their big day as a unique piece of art they can display in their home.
Don’t have time to grab a gift before the wedding? No sweat! Write them a lovely card letting them know that you’re having a custom gift made that will arrive after their wedding day and use their vows to create something truly special. This wedding vows throw blanket is a great keepsake as well as a beautiful bit of home decor that they can keep on display anywhere in their home.
It’s always nice to have somewhere special to keep all the little bits and bobs that remind you of your wedding day. This personalized wedding keepsake box is a safe and special place they can store their memories and easily take them out whenever they want to reminisce.
Every bit of a wedding is planned perfectly, but so few people think about cutting the cake. Gift the couple something special that they can use on their big day and for years to come. This stainless steel cake serving set will be a lovely way to cut the cake on their wedding day and share in all their special moments from there on out.
Looking for a wedding shower gift that really celebrates the soon-to-be-married couple? This couple's photo holder is a great way to display pictures of the couple throughout their relationship from the first time they met all the way up to their engagement - with room for their wedding photo too, of course!
Gift them a Shutterfly gift card or create an album for them with Shutterfly's stunning wedding albums. Choose from tons of designs, covers and more to create the perfect display of their special day.
It seems like a bit of a right of passage to give a newlywed couple a set of monogram towels. These towels are of great quality and feature a classic and flourishing monogram design perfect for such a special occasion.
Another great last-minute gift card idea is a couples massage. This spa gift card allows the couple to find and book a couples massage near them. They can use it to treat themselves on their honeymoon or as a romantic way to unwind, either way, any couple will appreciate a moment to relax with their love.
This picnic backpack gift set is a unique and fun gift that will encourage the happy couple to get out and disconnect in nature. A great date night idea, perfect for hikes or just a nice way to spend a warm summer evening at their local park.
A high-quality cutting board is a multipurpose gift that can last a lifetime. This personalized cutting board can feature the married couple's names, wedding date and more depending on the chosen design. A great keepsake that can also be used for meal prep, display, cheese or charcuterie board and more.
Whether they’re known for their homemade tortillas, or they’re a couple that loves to try new things in the kitchen - this stainless steel tortilla press is one of those great gifts that they’d never think to buy themselves. Who knows, maybe they’ll invite you over for taco night too!
For the couple that loves to entertain, this stunning marble block bar toolset is the ideal gift. This set looks amazing on their bar cart and features all the tools they’ll need to make delicious cocktails.
Looking for a last-minute wedding shower gift? This wedding guest polaroid album is a fun keepsake for the newlyweds - all they need to provide is a polaroid camera and guests can take photos and leave them along with good wishes and kind messages in this adorable book for the married couple to keep forever.
Their favourite wedding photo deserves an ornate and special frame like this Hollywood gallery frame that features filigree detailing and gold plating. A statement picture frame that is sure to draw attention to one of the most important photos on their wall - their wedding day.
If you’re looking for a more unique gift option - this keepsake library not only stores their favourite bits from their wedding day but categorizes them so they always know exactly where everything is. A beautiful way to display their memories from their big day.
For the couple that’s looking to save a few bottles of wine from their big day to share over the years - this personalized wine box can be designed with their names, wedding date and more and serves as a special way to store their wine and keep it out of reach until a special occasion.
For the couple that loves game nights, give them their very own customized four across game featuring their names or special dates. A keepsake that they’ll be able to keep for years as well as enjoy during an at-home date night.