Wedding gifts

Champagne? No thanks we'll have the cash, say engaged couples

Champagne? No thanks we'll have the cash, say engaged couples

Popping a bottle of champagne is the time-honoured way to toast an engagement, but new research has revealed that newly engaged couples are looking for something a little different to mark the milestone. 

A survey of 1,000 UK adults carried out by One4all, the Post Office gift card, found that more than anything, 1 in 2 British adults (54%) would prefer to receive cash or a gift card to use to help pay for their wedding, as an engagement gift.

The data revealed the gifts that newly engaged couples would like to receive once the big question has been popped, with cash and gift cards topping the list. 

Darling Diva: I Do, Me Too personalised his & hers wedding candles

Darling Diva: I Do, Me Too personalised his & hers wedding candles

These wedding-themed candles really make great scents – apologies for the pun but they are a great idea! A gift which anyone can appreciate at home and which have a wedding-day twist, the candles are a great memento of your special day.

At £70 per pair, the matching candles are a substantial size – in 30cl matt black candle glass. In diamante lettering, one says "I do", and the other "me too". 

You can then choose his and hers fragrances – choose from scents such as Tuscan Herb or Zest for him, and Boudoir and Prosecco & Berry for her.

We used them at home and were surprised at home slow-burning they are – probably due to the unusual wick which is a thin strip of wood. So the candles won’t burn out within a couple of weeks.

9 Unique Bride And Groom Gift Ideas For A Summer Wedding

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Summer is officially upon us, and with that comes wedding season. Alongside the planning and anticipation that goes into a loved one’s special day, there also comes one big worry — what to buy them?!

If you have a summer wedding coming up and are struggling for gift ideas, we’ve got your back.

Whether they’re the traditional type or favour a more quirky style, we’ve put together a selection of bride and groom gift ideas that are sure to make their big day just that little more special!


9 unique summer wedding gifts


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The Ultimate Wedding Day with IL GUSTO!

The Ultimate Wedding Day with IL GUSTO!

With the wedding season upon us, it's an exciting time and the wedding planning process should be as smooth and flawless as possible. With that being said, Il Gusto ( has a wide range of beautiful wedding favours to offer wedding guests.

Your wedding favours are a way of saying thank you to your guests; a small token of your appreciation for them sharing in your special day – so why not make them as special and unique as possible! 

With everything from miniature bottles, starting from £2 in a variety of beautiful shapes filled with a range of premium spirits, such as liqueurs, gin and vodka to half bottles of sparkling wine swirled with edible gold leaf – wow your guests with the range. 

Fired 4 U - Personalised, Hand Painted Wedding Gifts

Fired 4 U - Personalised, Hand Painted Wedding Gifts

Hello, thanks for stopping by to read this, I’m Jane Fox, based in Walton le Dale, Preston in Lancashire and I make gift shopping for personalised hand painted and handmade ceramic wedding gifts easy for you. By creating unique bespoke one off gifts for you to give to whoever you wish to. I hand paint your personalised design on to ceramic pottery items in colour, along with a name and a personalised message from you if you would like one. This saves you the frustration of trawling around the shops unable to find something unique and saving you precious time in your busy life for you to spend in a happier way. What can be better than a personalised gift created for you or a member of your family?

Alternative wedding favours with Ai No Mochi

Ai No Mochi

Mochi from Ai No Mochi are an exciting and innovative alternative to your standard wedding favours. Mochi are set to be the next big trend in wedding favours!

Choose from delicious flavours such as Raspberry and Coconut Ripple, Vanilla Cheesecake and even Vegan Chocolate Ganache.

Each wedding tries to be better than the previous one and with all weddings having similar favours, mochi are something that most guests will never have seen or tasted before.

The freshly made, bespoke, mochi are a big talking point with their unique exterior texture and creamy soft filling. They can also be colour customised and hand-decorated to tie in with the couple’s wedding theme. 

Surprise the bride and groom with a wedding gift of travel

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Hotelgift launches in the UK offering a unique gifting experience and complete booking freedom for honeymooners. New travel gift brand, Hotelgift, has launched in the UK to revolutionise the gifting market, offering Brits the opportunity to give the wedding gift of travel and allowing the freedom to choose and book a hotel stay at over 110,000 hotels in 170 countries across the globe.

By gifting the experience of a hotel stay, Hotelgift will create memories that will last forever and with no catch and no limitations, Hotelgift’s monetary value provides couples who love to travel complete freedom to book wherever and whenever they want.