23 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas for Every Budget

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Updated 10/19/19

Finding the perfect present is hard enough for a birthday or during the holidays, but the stakes are even higher when it's for a wedding. You want a gift that celebrates the couple's new life together, speaks to their personalities and will stand the test of time—without spending a small fortune.

If you're searching for a surefire hit, the team at Zola say one gift tops their registry: A KitchenAid Artisan Series Mixer (the most popular color was aqua sky). "Couples still want traditional upgrades as much as they want more modern gifts like experiences or contributions to a honeymoon fund," says Zola's Jennifer Spector. Shop the number one most asked-for present and our edit of the best wedding gifts for every budget.

Away Luggage
Away The Large $295
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The number one item newlyweds wished they registered for is luggage, a Zola study found. Gift the happy couple this monogrammed hard-shell suitcase from the cult-luggage company to take on their honeymoon.

Cast-Iron Round Oven with Copper Knob, 2 3/4-Qt., White
Staub Cast-Iron Round Oven with Copper Knob $300 $160
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Dutch ovens came in at number eight on Zola's list. We love this classic white beauty from Staub. It's great for weeknight meals as well as preparing elaborate meals for dinner parties. The lucky couple is going to send you the sweetest thank you card.

Parachute
Parachute Linen Venice Set $359
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When you're embarking on a new journey with the love of your life, a set of luxe sheets can sure come handy. This indulgent set from Parachute lasts forever and feels as soft as a cloud.

Carving Set
Schmidt Brothers Bone 2-Piece Carving Set $200
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When setting up a new home, buying a carving set is the least of your priorities. That's why we think this beautiful carving set is both an elegant and practical wedding gift.

Artisan Stand Mixer
KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer $380 $300
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You can't go wrong with a KitchenAid, which is the most asked-for registry item according to Zola. It's one of those kitchen appliances that never goes out of style or demand.

Fern Chopping Board
Fern NYC Amoeba Large Cutting Board $150 $105
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A cheese platter is a must for couples who love hosting formal gatherings or even game nights. We love this stylish find that doubles up as both a serving or cheese platter as well as a cutting board. It's a gift the newly married couple is going to enjoy for years to come.

Personalized Wine Box
ArtificerWoodWorks 5 out of 5 stars Keepsake Ceremony Wine Box $139
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Fill this gorgeous bespoke gift box with a few bottles from their favorite vineyard and two wine glasses in for good measure.

Snowe Bath Set
Snowe The Classic Complete Bathe Bundle $285
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Treat the newlywed couple to a luxe bundle of bath essentials. From towels, washcloths, to bathmats, it's got everything they'll ever need.

West Elm Vase
West Elm Shape Studies Long Neck Vase $29 $20
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With all those flowers pouring in for the newlywed couple, a beautiful vase would sure come handy. Once the flowers stop pouring in, they can use it to style dried lavender or baby's breath on a mantel or console table.

Sonos
Sonos One (Gen 1) Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in $169
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The gift of music with the benefits of a smart device! The Sonos Voice Controlled Smart speaker is an ideal gift for a tech-savvy couple who doesn't need kitchen goods, just some good tunes.

LAGUIOLE 24-Piece Flatware Set
Laguiole 24-Piece Flatware Set $245
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Let the beginning of their new relationship be the end of mismatched flatware. This beautiful set is perfect for entertaining and special events and a massive upgrade from standard chrome.

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Celina Mancurti White Linen Napkins with Monogram Option (Set of 4) $58
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Napkins are one of those quintessential additions that instantly elevate the appeal of a dinner table. These hand-stitched napkins are perfect for special occasions and a great starter set to get the newlywed couple on their way to entertaining pros.

Smeg Espresso Machine Pastel Blue ECF01 PBEU
Smeg Espresso Machine Pastel Blue ECF01 PBEU Espresso Machine Pastel Blue $460
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A very thoughtful gift for a coffee-loving couple, this retro coffee maker will surely elevate their morning brew.

Briar Mini Pillowcase
Hill House Home Briar Mini Pillowcase $68
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Monogrammed décor accents are always a thoughtful gift and we love these monogrammed cases with their name or a cheeky message.

stone spice grinder
Tom Dixon Stone Spice Grinder $130
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More than practical purposes, we love this stunner for its aesthetic appeal. It's a beautiful addition to a countertop or dinner table.

Greenpan® Nonstick 10-Piece Set - Blue
West Elm Greenpan Nonstick Set $250
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Forget black or chrome cookware: This powder-blue set is a standout. Picture the smiles on their faces as they unpack this thoughtful gift.

Lagostina Martellata Tri-Ply Copper 3 qt. Covered Casserole
Lagostina Martellata Tri-Ply Copper 3 qt. Covered Casserole $150
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An elevated cooking essential, this beautiful copper casserole will yield many delicious meals for the happy couple.

Brady Double Old Fashioned, Pair with Decanter
Marquis by Waterford Brady Double Old Fashioned, Pair with Decanter $250 $100
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Help get their brand new barcart kicked off, with this beautiful crystal set that even comes with its own matching decanter.

AEROSPIN™ LUXE ORGANIC TOWELS
Pottery Barn Aerospin Luxe Organic Towels $16
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We hardly give any thought to towels, but waking up to a fresh set of plush towels can set the tone for the rest of your day. They are also a great addition to any linen closet.

Cashmere Throw
Parachute Cashmere Throw $349
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One can never have too many throws! It's the perfect excuse to cozy up in front of the television and binge watch a favorite TV show.

BREW STOVE TOP COFFEE MAKER
Tom Dixon Brew Stove Top Coffee Maker $240
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Whether they are coffee drinkers or love hosting guests over for weekends, a stylish coffee maker will be a much-loved gift.

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