These 8 Budget-Friendly Wedding Gifts Will Save You at the Last Minute

These 8 Budget-Friendly Wedding Gifts Will Save You at the Last Minute

Do you have a wedding to attend but not a wallet to match for presents? Take a look at the thoughtful gift ideas below! They are budget-friendly, easy to find even at the last minute, and the best part is that the newlyweds are sure to love them. Take your pick!

1. Coffee

A pair of mugs and a pound of good coffee will go a long way. Pack it inside a cute gift basket and you have a nice wedding gift for the lovely couple.

2. Gardening Kit

Visit your local nursery and select a packet of seeds that suit the taste of your friends getting married. Do they like cooking with herbs? Pick basil, rosemary, or thyme. Are they into flowers? There are perennials that are sure to make them smile. Add two pairs of gardening gloves and two trowels and you have gifted the couple a good opportunity to bond over their new garden that will grow with their relationship.

3. Movie Night

Treat the newlyweds to a weekend movie date! Purchase a gift certificate for two at the nearest movie theater from their place. After the wedding, the couple is sure to appreciate a fun and easy night at the movies.

4. Game Night Collection

Add to the couple’s board game collection. It is a nice gift, especially if your friends like entertaining at home.

5. Spices

For food lovers, this is an excellent present and a choice that your wallet will love. Head to your local spice shop, ethnic shop, or gourmet store and purchase a mix of unique sweet and savory spices. The couple can use this to cook at home or tweak food deliveries. At the very least, the spices will look awesome in their new kitchen!

6. Wine

Buy the couple’s favorite wine, add a satin ribbon, and you have a simple, functional, and thoughtful present! Wine is always a great gift because it can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere.

7. His and Hers Remote Controls

If you have known your friends to be prone to fighting over what to watch on TV, this is a fun gift to hand in. Buy a universal remote for both the bride and groom to keep those pesky arguments at bay.

8. Personalized Shopping Bags

For the environmentally-conscious pair, you can get handmade shopping tote bags. You can easily find two plain tote bags and get creative with decorative iron-ons. These are awesome to use for grocery shopping or at the beach to carry their belongings during their honeymoon!

Ian Schindler