An Inexpensive Wedding Gift !
Wedding gifts do not have to be expensive to be well received and appreciated by the
While the extravagance of some weddings may compel their guests to purchase pricey wedding gifts, it is not
necessary to do so.
Many people are invited to a number of weddings each year and it’s not feasible to purchase an expensive
wedding gift for every wedding you attend. While you may want to splurge on an
extravagant gift for a close friend or relative, you are not required to invest a great deal of money in a gift for
a casual acquaintance.
Even if you are very close with the couple you may be able to
create a very inexpensive wedding gift for their wedding.
The following are just a few ideas for inexpensive wedding gifts that are sure to
delight the couple without breaking your budget.
One inexpensive wedding gift idea is to fill a mixing bowl
with a variety of kitchen utensils. This is both an inexpensive wedding
gift as well as an extremely useful gift. Many couples are starting their life together and will
need a few basic utensils and kitchen gadgets to get them started. This inexpensive wedding
gift is thoughtful and useful without being detrimental to your budget. Another inexpensive gift idea
is to create a basket containing elements for a romantic dinner. You could put this basket together by yourself and
include items such as dry pasta and sauce as well as a bottle of wine and two wine glasses. You might also want to
include a non-perishable desert such as biscotti to complete your meal. You could even include a recipe card with
one of your own personally tested recipes. This inexpensive wedding gift idea will be
greatly valued by the couple because it essentially giving them the gift of a romantic night alone.
Picture frames can also be an inexpensive wedding gift idea. The couple will likely
have a wide variety of photos that they will want to display in their home and providing them with a few simple
frames is an inexpensive way to give them a truly useful gift.
While many picture frames can be expensive, you could find simple
wooden frames in a craft store and paint or decorate to suit the couple’s taste. You could also shop at
closeout stores for these items and may find quite a few bargains available. Picture frames are an inexpensive
and useful wedding gift idea that is likely to be cherished by the couple. The couple’s registry could also be
another source of inexpensive wedding gift ideas. Many couples will register for an
assortment of items that span a large price spectrum. You may find that the couple has included many
inexpensive wedding gift items in their registry that may fall within your budget
Choosing an inexpensive wedding gift item from the couple’s registry ensures that you
are giving them a gift that they will truly like and appreciate because they picked out the item themselves. If you
are a close friend or relative of the couple you may be able to make a very inexpensive wedding gift that will also
be unique and greatly cherished by the couple. If you have many pictures of the couple, you might consider
arranging these pictures in a unique way in a photo album to give to the couple as a gift. You could also use the
photos to create a scrapbook or even a video presentation set to music that features the couple. These gifts will
be greatly appreciated by the couple and can be created for a relatively small cost. Candles are another
inexpensive wedding gift.
Newlyweds often incorporate candles in their decorating and also
use candles to create ambiance during dinner or on other occasions. Just after they are married is the time
when couples are most likely to enjoy candlelight dinners frequently and for no specific occasion so a wedding
gift of candles is bound to be used often. Candles come in a great variety of colors, sizes and scents so it
should be easy to find an assortment of candles that will be appreciated by the couple.
A wedding gift does not have to be expensive to be useful and appreciated by the
couple. Many wedding guests spend a great deal of money on fancy china or glassware that is only used on special
occasions while inexpensive gifts such as candles and kitchen utensils are used by the couple on a daily basis.
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