Sidenote: Get a Wedding Live Band to enhance your wedding experience, making it memorable for you and your guests!
We’ve all been in that situation.
You’ve been invited to a wedding. You know you’re supposed to shop for gifts. Plot twist: you're doing this one week before the big day!
A million questions go through your head. Should I get a couple gift? Should I just get them wine? Should it be custom or personalized? It’s impossible to know what to get them before the big day.
Luckily for you, we’re here to the rescue with 20 gift ideas. Both store bought and custom!
Generic Wedding Gift Ideas
Busy as you were, I’m sure the lovely couple are understanding. You have a job and you have other responsibilities. Heck! You might even have kids.
Gifts let them know that you’re thinking about them and want the best for them. So, here are some gift ideas that any newlywed could find a use for.
To clarify, here at Musical Touch, we adopt a strict policy of honesty. None of these brands have sponsored us. We’re being entirely objective!
Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas
Now we’ve come to the part of the list for the people who’ve got more time.
Firstly, congratulations on being thoughtful. Secondly, these are all gives that come from Etsy. Each item on this list are personalised gifts for the couple. This ups the thoughtfulness factor and will score you big points!
So take a gander at these useful household appliances that double as amazing personalised wedding gifts.
Top 20 Wedding Gift Ideas
Every married couple is going to have a love nest. And every love nest needs a bed.
So, the most common sensical of gifts out there is a comfy set of sheets to fluff it up with. Introducing HOOGA; which takes its concept from the Danish word “hygge”.
It creates a feeling of cosy contentment and well-being.
Their goods are known for creating a warm and cosy night ahead. The color palette is neutral and contributes to an atmosphere of harmony and peace. Soft and fluffy textures are some of the key elements in the hygge concept.
So check out the Hooga Weldon Waveran Quilt Cover Set! It’s guaranteed crowd pleaser for bedding goods coming in at $109sgd.
You can find it on Lazada here
2) Coffee Press
As the saying goes, “don’t talk to me before my first cup of coffee”. Usually it’s the grumpier one between the 2! So for the “happy wife, happy life” mantra, check out the Bodum Chambord French Press Coffee Maker.
It’s the more unique of coffee making goods; it’s Glass, makes one 1 Liter of coffee and is made of Copper. This is one of the best ideas out there for someone who wants coffee to start the day! Depending on your beans, it brews a cup of coffee in just 4 minutes.
Best of all, the beaker, filter and plunger are dishwasher safe. Making a quick brew and a quick clean. All this convenience coming in at $49.99sgd, making it the best of coffee related gifts.
You can find it at your nearest Tangs or Robinsons. Alternatively you can have it delivered to you here.
3) Bath Towels
Bed Bath & Beyond is a recent entrant into the Singapore’s retail scene. However, their fame and renown in the US has made it a retail icon everywhere. They’re known for supplying the nicest soaps and most comfortable towels.
So much so, we’d recommend it as a gift. Thus, introducing the new Haven™ Ultimate Bath Sheet.
100% cotton and machine washable, this towel is crafted with care to embody European luxury. It’s use of ultra-fine, zero twist yarn makes it the most ideal of bathroom goods. Despite a lack in variety of colours this product definitely gets the job done with maximum comfort.
You can find the Haven Bath sheet at Bed Bath and Beyond or have it shipped to you here for just $79.99sgd.
4) Home Surveillance
As we know in Singapore, the BTO is a sign of the engagement before the ring. And if they have a home, they’ll need security. As such, the most practical of gift ideas is a security system.
Introducing the Google Nest Cam (Indoor).
This is a wired Indoor Camera for Home Security. It can be controlled with your phone. This also allows one to get mobile alerts and keep watch 24/7. It communicates with your handheld device via Wi-Fi and is equipped with night vision.
Getting quickly into other specifications, it records HD 1080p video with 130 degree wide angle view. Making it easy for them to keep an eye on things (especially during the honeymoon).
So if you think this is the gift to get, you can get it here on Amazon at a reasonable price of $121sgd.
5) Roku Ultra
Not every date night is a night out in town. Sometimes, its pizza and binging a series or 2! So, what better way to give them every streaming service than with the Roku Ultra. It is a new streaming media player that churns out 4K, HD and HDR.
Also, for all the Marvel and Mandalorian fans out there, it also has Disney+ and Apple TV!
So snag one for them and for yourself while you’re at it!
Promising to deliver power, picture, performance, the Roku Ultra lets you stream for free. It’s got a quad-core processor and the best wireless goods built in. Roku prides itself in its brilliant picture quality. This allows you to view your favorite show in stunning detail and clarity.
This set is available to you on Amazon and you can purchase it here for just $99.99sgd.
6) Carry On Luggage
The best gift you can give someone is something they can take anywhere. Which brings to mind the Samsonite Omni PC Hardside Spinner. This 20 inch carry-on sized luggage bag unique for short trips or staycations.
This bag maximizes what you can pack while allowing you to skirt carry-on size restrictions. This empowers you to pack light and stay light. Internally, its got 19" x 14.5" x 9.5"’s worth of space and weighs in at just 3kg.
With a 10 year limited warranty, you can rest assured that you’ve gotten them a hardy gift. Samsonite rigorously tests its products to ensure they can withstand the bumps and scrapes. But, you won’t worry too much with its scratch resistant Micro-Diamond Polycarbonate material.
You can get this hardy gift idea here at Amazon for just $119.99sgd.
7) Smart TV
We know. We know. You must be thinking “A TV? You have got to be kidding me”. Well, no.
We mentioned earlier that the gift does indicate what the bride and groom mean to you.
If this bride or groom is your sibling or best friend, this is the perfect gift idea for the married couple. The LG 43”UN7300PUF Smart TV has Alexa built-in and pristine visual quality.
It possesses a 4K resolution display and a quad core processor to boot. So, expect very little lag when you stream.
Unlike most other Smart TV’s, LG's uses a webOS platform. This makes it fast and easy to stream movies and shows. They’ve also got the Magic Remote that uses voice and motion control. The user just needs to speak or point, scroll and click.
The very best of new and cool, it goes for $326.89sgd on Amazon and you can check it out here.
8) Soundbar (Speakers)
A TV and a media hub need some company. So, give the lovely couple a way to fill their new home with sound! For your consideration, the Samsung HW-T450 2.1ch Soundbar with Dolby Audio.
This is one of the best in class soundbars on the market with an affordable price tag. This soundbar is Bluetooth enabled which allows you to pair to your TV and phone. Also, Bluetooth gets rid of needing cable management. This keeps things neat and tidy.
This soundbar is lauded for its deep rich bass. This is perfect for action movies or setting the mood with music. Best of all, even the subwoofer is wireless.
If you’re thinking that you know nothing about sound design, don’t worry. The soundbar comes with Smart Sound which optimizes your music on the fly. Giving you a semi personalized audio experience that will give them a new way of listening to music.
So if you’d like to snag this soundbar for the newlyweds, you can find it here on Amazon for $149.99sgd.
9) iRobot Vacuum Cleaner
Everyone knows that chores can be… well, a chore. So help the couple take one off the list with the iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum. One of new and modern cleaning appliances, this is a must have for the modern home.
Roomba is known for its practical uses. But it fits in aesthetically to any home. With many different modes and voice control, you can get it to clean the house with your phone. Just hook it up to the Wi-Fi and you’re good to go!
Most would be worried if there are things it can’t clean or if it’ll get lost. The Roomba has a 3 Stage Cleaning system & Dual Multi-Surface brushes. This allows it to clean carpets, hard floors, and corners.
It also has unique sensors that allow the Roomba to navigate around furniture. Cliff Detect keeps it from falling downstairs.
For maximum convenience at $219.99sgd, get the iRobot Roomba on Amazon here.
10) Nice Crockery
The newlyweds are bound to have dinner guests or a housewarming at some point. The way that their table is set creates a first impression of their home and them. Especially if those guests are you!
As such, we recommend buying them a Gibson Elite Rhinebeck Dinnerware Set.
Each order of the dinnerware set comes with 4 each of Dinner Plates, Dessert Plates, Soup Bowls, and Fruit Bowls. Best of all, using them will be a breeze as they are dishwasher and microwave safe.
These are a unique, handcrafted gift that serve a use and as art. The pottery feel and look with minimal glazing shows change in texture. This gives it an aged feel that accents the organic nature of this set.
At $115.50sgd, this is a gift that will serve them well and you can find it on Amazon here.
11) Wine Chiller
Speaking of having to entertain guests, alcohol will definitely be involved. Which means 2 options; beer or wine. Since beer is sorted with relative ease, let’s focus on wine.
The perfect gift for the occasion would be the Vinglacé Wine Bottle Insulator. This keeps your wine at the temperature you need all night long. It is made with stainless steel, is double walled and vacuum insulated.
Its function aside, it also has a unique design that adapts to the wine bottle! Be it a slender red wine bottle or the wider champagne bottle. It also touts a sophisticated, modern, and sleek design that comes in a variety of colors.
To top it off, its super simple to use!
Help keep your wine and everyone else’s wine chilled for just $89.95sgd on Amazon here.
12) Cocktail Set
Beer and wine are ingredients to a great evening. But what if one of the lovely couple is abit of an artisan? Well, we’ve got just the thing! The Mixology Bartender Kit: 10-Piece Bar Tool Set allows anyone to get fancy with alcohol.
Just a quick disclaimer, it contains everything you need except the booze. So give the lovely couple some warning before they open the new gift. Everything in this gift set is a state of the art bartending tool. It will turn an amateur bartender into a certain pro.
It’s also got an eco-friendly Bamboo stand that’s designed to keep your tools organized. Don’t worry about keeping them away because this is something to show off!
Both as a conversation starter and a functional cocktail making set, this is a fun gift that the couple will enjoy.
Get them a Mixology Bartender Kit for just $55.99sgd on Amazon here.
13) A Cookbook
Good homecooked meals are few and far between. We’re certain that when you attend that housewarming, you don’t want to have bad food. So this is a gift to them that will pay off for you!
For your consideration, Gordon Ramsay's Home Cooking cookbook. It boasts to be “Everything You Need to Know to Make Fabulous Food”. You’ll see to that won’t you?
This book is based on his new cooking show and will give the lovely couple the desire, confidence and inspiration to get cooking. Ramsay offers simple, accessible recipes that guarantee a "wow" factor.
The recipes in this book will draw from all of his culinary influences. For example: Miso braised salmon fillet with Asian vegetables, Pork and Bacon slider with homemade BBQ sauce, and Wild Mushroom Risotto Arancini.
If you’d like them to learn useful tricks and tips in the kitchen, get it from Amazon at $16.99sgd here.
14) Air Fryer Oven Cooker
While we are on the topic of cooking, it can be quite a hassle. So, buying a gift that saves them time could be the way to go! As such, we suggest the Dash DCAF200GBAQ02 Electric Air Fryer. Air fryers have been lauded as a low fat alternative to making fried food tasty.
This should definitely help shouldn’t it?
Firstly, healthier fried food. Bet you never thought that that would be possible! The Dash tasti crisp air fryer uses aircrisp technology to help reduce added fat by 70-80%. The twist is that it doesn’t sacrifice flavor and doesn’t leave bad smells.
Secondly, this state of the art kitchen tool guarantees quick and easy cooking. If you’re short on time, load the fryer basket, set the temp and timer, and your food comes out crispy every time. This is better than an oven as you won’t even have to preheat it.
Saves time and electricity.
For a tastier meal for the couple, get the Dash Air Fryer for $59.99sgd from Amazon here.
15) Blender for Healthfoods
We don’t doubt there is a health guru amongst the brides and grooms you’ll meet. So we’ve come prepared.
They say abs are made in the gym but they are shown in the gym. Making nutrition a key part of things. The Nutribullet Pro Plus will help anyone get their energy up before their work out! This nutrition wellness set comes with a nine-piece package that includes a recipe book.
The Nutribullet is a 1200-Watt, high torque, hands-free blender with an auto-off function. This means it has pre-programmed pulse cycles with an automatic shut-off. This guarantees that they’ll get the exact consistency they want out of their smoothies.
Not to mention, it can also be remote controlled.
So help get the couple in shape with for just $94.12sgd on Amazon here.
16) Custom Chopping Board
We’ve featured our fair share of kitchen goods on this list and here is one more. While an engraved Nutribullet could be an interesting idea, a chopping board could be better!
WoodBeMine is an Etsy shop that does custom engraving various kitchenware made of, you guessed it, wood.
This is a beautiful, custom engraved, solid bamboo cutting board. It comes with an optional matching set of 4 coasters and spatula gift set. This handmade and eco-friendly set makes a gorgeous and personal gift.
If you’d like to gift this to a couple you know, get it on Etsy here for $88.74sgd.
17) Customized Enamel Mugs
You might know a couple with an adventurous side. Which would make this the perfect weedding gift for them. These are personalized wedding gift Mountain Enamel Mugs by ModishOutdoors. But, of course, they can also be used in doors.
But, if they’re out in the wild, this is perfect for cozying up next to by a campfire. No matter where, they can sip on it with something personalised. The design features an original, hand-drawn line illustration of the wedding couple set against a mountain backdrop.
You can customize the camp mug text to the names of the couple and any date.
So make their adventure a little more memorable by getting this on Etsy for $30.49sgd here.
18) Scented Candles
If the couple is big on scents, then this would be the perfect wedding gift. normadorothy brings you a Personalised Apothecary Candle that comes in 5 scents.
Tranquility, which is fresh and reminds you of a spa day. Wild Fig an Cassis which is sweet and delicate. Pink Grapefruit and Basil, which is fresh and springy, Sandalwood and Black Pepper, which is sweet and musky. Lastly, Tobacco and Oak which is the best of apothecary goods.
This personalised gift is handcrafted from top to tail. Hand poured at their studio with natural soy wax, the candle comes in a brown jar you can set anywhere.
The candle has a burn time of 25 hours and you can personalize the name of the happy couple on the front logo.
If you’d like to get the happy couple this candle, get it on Etsy here for $30.38sgd.
19) A Clock
If you’re not someone who’s superstitious, this gift is surely something that makes sense. MaisonCreationShop brings a personalised Wedding Date Clock to the table as a wedding gift.
This product is designed and constructed by Maison Creations in their Cambridgeshire workshop. Their items are Hand-finished & coated with a protective varnish to shield against stains. Not to mention you can personalize the names and dates on the clock.
They do mention that each clock may differ in grain, colour and texture.
If the couple isn’t superstitious either, get it on Etsy here for $58.85sgd.
20) Personalized Pillows
Earlier in the list, we mentioned bedding items as a potential gift. This one takes it a step further. As the couple lay beside each other, they may also lay on Personalised Name Pillows from LuckTen. This wedding gift is both thoughtful and gorgeous.
This personalised pillow is the perfect finishing touch to any room. This pillow comes in neutral coloring that goes with any décor in any room. The pillow case can be purchased alone, or you can be ordered with the pillow already inside the personalised case.
The case is 13x20 inches and zips to enclose the pillows form.
If you think the couple would be interested in this, you can get it on Etsy for $58.85sgd here.
What Do Your Wedding Gift Ideas Say About You?
Honestly, its not so simple.
Whether it’s a set to make cocktails with or a wine cooler, its all about what you mean to the couple. If you mean a lot to them but got them last minute gifts, it reflects poorly. If you aren’t close to them but get them something thoughtful, you will be remembered.
Above all, it’s their special day and they wanted you there. The gift actually tells them how much you appreciate them involving you. No, it’s not about the dollar value. It’s also not about the utility. Its all about how well you know them!
It is our sincerest hope that this list inspired you to get them a gift that matters.