Go Off the Registry With the Most Original Engagement Gifts

When your best friend gets engaged, thinking up the perfect present can be stressful. Sometimes blenders, spatulas, and ceramic pots and pans just don't do your 10-year friendship justice. Going beyond the standard registry items is one way to ensure your gift (and your friendship) is unique. Finding something that is meaningful, practical, and pretty (all in one) is not always easy so we're providing a plethora of thoughtful gift ideas that are sure to impress the bride-to-be and also let her know how special she is in your life. From a live wedding painting to a custom-engraved cake knife that they'll use on the big day and beyond, check out our favorite unique engagement gift ideas below.

What is your go-to engagement gift to impress a good friend?