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Gift Ideas for Newlyweds

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It can be difficult to find the right gift for a newly married couple. In some instances they need a lot of things to get started, but for other couples they may have already obtained the basic necessities prior to getting married. This page contains gift ideas for newlyweds.
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August 26, 2010

Here are a few of my favorite wedding and shower gift ideas:

Of course these all depend on how fancy the wedding is or maybe not just how you feel about it. They always work for showers too. I try to make my shower gifts as much fun as I can. Be creative with the wrapping and avoid wasting money on the paper and bow.

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December 1, 2006

A very helpful Christmas gift for a young married couple is a calendar for the upcoming year with all of the birthdates and anniversaries of the members of the extended family on both sides filled in. I have contacted my son-in-law's mother for the dates for their side of the family. I'll fill in the calendar with the names on the correct dates. Perhaps I'll even supply some nice home-made birthday cards! This will be a gift that keeps on giving all year long!

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November 16, 20000 found this helpful

My friend recently got married. What is a good gift to give her and her husband for Christmas? They received lots of gifts at their wedding. Does anyone have any good ideas?

Tiffany from Orange, CA

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December 4, 20000 found this helpful

Give the newlyweds Christmas decorations, they probably have very few and something special would be appreciated.

Rhonda

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December 4, 20000 found this helpful

Even though a newlywed couple received many gifts on their wedding day, things for the house are always nice and welcome! Some ideas:

a. tray(s)
b. tablecloths with matching linen serviettes
c. place mats
d. linen serviettes with serviette holders
e. a kitchen wall clock
f. a "welcome" mat for the front door
g. a birthday calendar (the kind you write your
family/friends' birthdays in)
h. a telephone book (ditto)
i. as a last resort: a gift voucher for an interior shop
which they can spend on the things they need.

Good luck!

BriÔtta Rautenbach - South Africa

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December 4, 20000 found this helpful

Why not look at all the neat boutiques going on in communities right now and give them a nice Christmas decoration. These things are expensive and I am sure that they would be welcome.

Connie

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December 4, 20000 found this helpful

Tickets to a local play are a great gift that many would not think to buy for themselves. I plan on tucking my family's tickets into gingerbread houses i am making them for Christmas. This would work for any holiday.

Mrs. Kathy Cohen - Northfield, VT

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December 4, 20000 found this helpful

Many times newlyweds have not accumulated Christmas ornaments. Choose a nice 'First year Together" ornament or a dated ornament that is fitting for their personalities, hobbies, or jobs. A decorative piece for table or mantle that is 'just right" for them would be good too. They will remember you every year when they unpack their Christmas decorations.

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Peggy

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September 16, 20040 found this helpful

Hi, I think his & her "Just Married" flip-flops are so cute!
http://www.brid … 1&Sortby=POP

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November 4, 20040 found this helpful

I bought a three-ring binder and covered it with scrap fabric (you can also use wrapping paper or other decorations). Then I used my word processor to make a calendar - one page per month - and wrote in all the family events (birthdays, anniversaries etc.). In between each month I put a pocket divider and in each pocket some generic cards so that they'd have some on hand to send out on each occasion. In the front I also pasted a fabric pocket and put in a bunch of stamps. I also printed off a list of the family members names and current addresses. Overall it was a very pretty book and contained information that I knew the new couple would end up scrambling for at the last minute. This way celebrating events during their first year was easy and they didn't forget anything important! (Note: make sure you get info from both sides of the family so no one gets left out!)

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