Choosing a wedding gift that will truly be appreciated by the newly weds can be a bit of a headache.
A gift for the home perhaps or maybe something a little more unusual. There are so many options. When thinking about what to buy, consider your relationship with the couple and your budget. If you find something a little more expensive, you could even consider splitting the cost among a group of friends.
Whatever you choose and however much you may or may not spend, just remember that a wedding gift is a token of affection you have for the happy couple, nothing more, nothing less.
Here’s some great ideas from businesses offering wedding gifts based in Essex from places like Colchester, Harlow, Southend, Chelmsford, Grays, Braintree and Clacton, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention An Essex Wedding magazine when contacting a wedding gift supplier.
Decorative Glass Designer Emma Britton has launched a new glassware collection, Exotic Floral, which is proving very popular amongst guests looking for wedding day gifting ideas.Exotic Floral adds a touch tropical splendour to your table featuring dahlias, red hot pokers, canna lilies and digitalis firebird. This new floral design is inspired by the geometrics and structural beauty of these flowers and is etched on to various glassware items such as high balls, tumblers, wine glasses and champagne coupes - the latter is the perfect gift set of two for newlyweds.
Posted: 9 September 2022
Weddings are one of the costliest events in life which get more expensive year on year. Asking your besties to be your bridesmaids is undoubtedly one of the most exciting parts of the process, however, this can soon chip away at your budget when looking at personalised presents or expensive goodie bags to pop the question to them. To help save some costs, greetings card specialist thortful (thortful.com) has shared five budget-friendly, yet fun and creative ways, to ask your besties to be your bridesmaids. From having a spa day at home to custom fortune cookies, these bridesmaid proposal ideas are sure to get the reaction you want without breaking the bank.
Posted: 29 August 2022
Wedding season is here and to mark the occasion Cameo, the celebrity engagement platform, has analysed data from the site over the past 12 months, finding star James Buckley as the most booked when it comes to helping a couple pop the big question, nail a cheeky hen/stag party video, or to help deliver the perfect message for a wedding gift. Buckley, known best for his performance as Jay Cartwright in the hit comedy series The Inbetweeners has been involved in hundreds of wedding-related Cameo messages, making him the most booked celeb on the platform across all three occasions (engagements, stag / hen parties, wedding gifts).
Posted: 25 June 2022
As many couples can finally get married after two years of disruptions, wedding planning is once again underway. If you and your partner are unsure about how to make a registry or ask for contributions to the honeymoon fund, Carole Robinson — Head of Retail at Denby — has shared some top tips and gift etiquette to help your day run smoothly. When it comes to wedding planning, some tasks can be more enjoyable than others: while you may not get too excited about picking out the colour of your napkins, making a gift registry with your partner is more fun! However, as with most big celebrations, there's always an element of etiquette and expectation that surrounds wedding gifts. Read on for our top tips on making the ideal wedding list for you and your partner.
Posted: 1 June 2022
Stuck what to ask for in terms of wedding gifts from your nearest and dearest? With most couples living together before they get hitched the prospect of a new kettle and toaster is far from appealing - yawn! Instead, why not suggest a donation towards that much-needed home improvement you've been putting off investing in? Chelmsford-based Absolute Wardrobes design and install affordable, bespoke, made-to-measure fitted wardrobes, dressing rooms, home offices and entertainment units across the county and beyond.
Posted: 17 May 2022
There will be a whopping 350,000 weddings in 2022 due to two years of cancelled and postponed plans. With guests likely to be attending more than one event this year, as well as the happy couple themselves tying the knot and needing a gift list - where do you begin with choosing multiple presents?
Viners is a highly distinguished, trusted and much-loved cutlery brand with over over a century of cutlery manufacturing experience. Here's their gift guide for some much-need wedding gifting inspiration.
Posted: 19 April 2022
Finding the perfect gift for our mum's can be a difficult, as finding a gift to thank her for everything she does seems like an impossible task especially with all the help and support on hand during the wedding planning process and the big day itself.
Leading gifting specialists Farrar and Tanner has a large selection of gifts for her that can be engraved with a heartfelt message to show her how much you care.
Ideal for Mother's Day and wedding day 'thank you' gifts, give back with a personalised handpicked, gift-wrapped present, delivered straight to you or directly to your mum.
Posted: 23 March 2022
Founded by sisters Farai and Tafadzwa, Rugare Candle Company was born out of their love for home scents and their Christian faith. "The word 'rugare' has a two-fold meaning in Shona, our native language; it means both to be blessed and to live well," shares cofounder Tafadzwa. "This is everything our products embody and hopefully will inspire in your life. Our soy candles and wax melts are an ode to the seasons of life where wisdom, growth and serenity are found." The new collection of candles and wax melts make for the perfect big-day wedding gifts, which can be adorned with bespoke labels either for the happy couple, or from the newlyweds to their guests. The company offers a huge discount when buying in bulk – perfect for weddings – as well as packages which can be tailored to the celebrants.
Posted: 23 November 2021
Setting up your marital home? Check out the new Sleep.8 design-led store at Lakeside Shopping Centre! Following the success of its recently opened Bluewater and King's Road locations, Sleep. 8 continues to bring consumers face-to-face with sleep solutions. The new Lakeside store features a design lab that allows customers to tailor the bed of their dreams with a wide variety of fabrics, textures and colours. From bespoke beds to temperature-controlled pillows, luscious bedding and dream-enhancing sleep aids, Sleep.8 provides customers with tailored tools designed to improve the sleep environment, enhance rest and soothe those prevalent jagged sleep patterns. From the designated relaxation area to the luxurious full-body massage chairs, every detail heightens the tranquil retail experience.
Posted: 17 November 2021
Gifts for the wedding party can often be left to the last minute, however, they can show your guests just how much they mean to the two of you. But where do you start, especially when looking for something truly heartfelt? The gifting experts at www.hampers.com have rounded up some gift inspiration for the different members of your wedding party, which here at County Wedding Magazine HQ we think will go down an absolute treat with your loved ones...
Posted: 5 October 2021