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Weddings are like buses! You don’t get an invite for years and then 5 come around at once (but so does the expense.. and it’s not even you getting married!). You know going means buying a gift and money it’s not something you’ve necessarily budgeted for. How much should you spend? Where can you find a cheap wedding gift but not look too cheap?
Inexpensive Wedding Gifts
You’re certainly not obligated to spend a ridiculous amount, I would hate for someone to break the bank or have to go without food because they felt they had to buy me a present but polite etiquette does
Select the Gift Early
If the bride and groom have a wedding present inventory then be sure to get in there quick! With so many weddings, especially in the spring, registry items can quickly get picked over leaving you with little to choose or gifts out of your price range so be sure to be one of the first to choose something that fits your budget.
With the distinct possibility of going to two or three weddings in the same
DIY wedding gift baskets
Why not get creative and make something that’s
You could even fill it with coffee, wine, spa or even a honeymoon gift basket!
Frame their wedding invitation
Make the frame yourself or buy one that can be
Newlyweds are usually on a tight budget and have been for a while so why
Again, get creative and look at putting all this in a popcorn bowl along with bags of sweets too!
Why not give a bottle of wine with a note attached that the wine will be at its prime in 5/10 years and it’s not to be opened until their 5th or 10th anniversary. Decorate the bottle with bows or ribbons. You could also include ingredients for a romantic dinner too and pop in a couple of candles to round out the gift nicely.
Just remember.. unless it’s a Lamborghini, a lavish expensive wedding gift will never trump the thoughtful
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