Wedding season is fast approaching, and we all know that they are joyous, enjoyable, and exciting occasions, but they can also be packed with traditions that are hard to keep track of. Knowing what to do, and when to do it, is very important!
Whether you are the bride or groom, part of the wedding party, or simply a wedding guest, gifts are a fundamental aspect of this significant milestone. This is the beginning of an incredible journey; the soon-to-be newlyweds are preparing to build a lifetime of love together, create their home, and perhaps raise a family, not to mention whatever other ambitions, hobbies, or adventures that might make up their dreams!
For both the gift-givers and gift-receivers, the goal is the same: Get the gifts that are just right! Though the purpose is the same, how do you make sure you ask for the right things or you purchase the gifts that the couple will love most?
Luckily, Stokes is here to help! Looking for a great gift when there’s no registry? Trying to figure out how much to spend or what type of gift to purchase depending on your relationship to the couple? We have plenty of options for you. Or, if you’re looking to get inspired about what to ask for or what to purchase for yourselves for your new home, we have some great suggestions for couples who are looking to cover all the bases! So, take a look at our top wedding shop items and you’ll see that whether you are buying more or giving more, you’ll save more on wedding gifts at Stokes!
Ideas For The Nesting Newlyweds-To-Be
If you’re looking to make cooking fun
Our Swissmar Eiger Cast Aluminum Raclette Grill is a great entertaining tool. Perfect for just two, double dates, or a get-together with friends, making food together will be exciting and a great bonding experience.
If you want your home to have a modern and minimalist décor
The Sphere Light provides a contemporary decorative touch and will brighten any corner of your home. Its geometric shape will give any room an atmosphere just as unique and edgy as you are.
Don’t forget items you can use together
Keep the fire alive with a fun fondue date night or finish off a day on the slopes with a delicious après-ski. Our Swissmar Zurich 3-in-1 Electrical Fondue Set makes meals fun, easy and safe thanks to its electric heat source.
If you’re looking for items with everyday use
A premium quality kettle is a good way to elevate some of your everyday routines. On top of boiling water quicker than a microwave or stovetop, the Monarch Electric Kettle has a rotating base, LED light indicator and auto shut-off function. This appliance is designed with your convenience in mind.
If you’re looking for an item that will stand the test of time
For every new homeowner, a white set of dishes is an essential. Made of durable porcelain with features like classic-lines and an enduring design, the Viva White Dinnerware Set is great for everyday use and for special occasions.
If you’re looking to up your entertaining game
Good stemware is indispensable to a couple who likes to entertain. Made in Germany, the Riedel Collection’s sparkling crystal craftsmanship ensures a superior drinking experience and lasting durability. Find the complete Riedel collection here.
Ideas for The Gifting Guests
For the couple that has everything
The Monsieur Bar Drink Dispenser holds 3 bottles, each slotting neatly into its own place, which automatically dispenses exactly 1 oz shots of your favourite booze. This unique electric item will bring a fun flare to the newlywed’s home and what’s more? You can be pretty confident they won’t already have it!
For a colleague
Gifting to a colleague has to be a balance between a thoughtful gift and not over-stepping any boundaries. A flatware set like our Lancaster II 84 piece set is a gift that is useful and will be used on a regular basis because of its elegant design sure to complement any dinnerware set!
If you’re in the wedding party and you’ve busted your budget
Being a bridesmaid or a groomsman can definitely push the limits of any good budget. An elegantly designed piece of serveware, like our set of 3 Leaf Plates, is a practical item that many people won’t purchase for themselves.
If you’re a close family member or friend and want to help them nest
A home is more than just 4 walls and the bare-necessities! Make sure their house is a home by gifting them lovely Picture Frames, so that the newlyweds can display cherished memories on any mantle, desk or table in their home! Extra points for including pictures!
If you’re going to pitch-in with a group of friends
Collaborating for a wedding gift is a good way to make your choice of gift simpler and you can buy something that is more significant! Our Remy Olivier Bremen 12 piece Cookware Set is a professional quality set that will make dinner time a breeze.
If you’re gifting to a couple that likes to try something new
If these newlyweds like to be adventurous in the kitchen then the thinkkitchen Gelato Electric Ice Cream Maker is an excellent choice of gift. Couples can create rich and creamy ice cream in less than 30 minutes!