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 Kent from places like Maidstone, Canterbury, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Rochester, Dartford and Dover, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Kent Wedding magazine when contacting a wedding gift supplier.
How to save money on your next wedding gift
Receiving an invitation to a wedding is always an exciting time. However, deciding what gift to buy the couple, and especially how much to spend, can be daunting - now more so than ever due to the increased cost of living. Data from VoucherCodes.co.uk reveals guests will spend an average of £113.39 for each gift they buy when attending a wedding which, for many of us, is a hefty amount. Anita Naik, Savings Expert at the UK's most trusted savings site VoucherCodes.co.uk, has some great tips on how to save money on your upcoming wedding gifts without skimping on the sentiment:
Posted: 3 March 2023
New to the wedding scene is Kent-based brand April & Bloom
New to the wedding scene is Kent-based brand April & Bloom, with a vision to redefine wedding gifting by providing a range of elegant presents for the bride-to-be, bridal party proposal and for the morning of.
The luxe gifting brand promises on-trend products and Insta-worthy moments, through its carefully-curated range of signature floral gift boxes, wedding planner and notebooks, bespoke gift box service and wedding favours.
April & Bloom's signature keepsake boxes are filled with stylish products from a range of desirable brands including Whispering Angel, Pale Fox, Charbonnel et Walker, Chalke Valley and more. All come adorned with preserved posies, and all wrapped up in luxurious ribbons and bows for that precious wow moment. There are 13 options available on the website in blush, cream and neutral colours.
Posted: 2 March 2023
Brand new to the wedding scene, April & Bloom have a vision to redefine wedding gifting, by providing a range of elegant gifts for engagements, the bride-to-be, bridal party proposals and for 'the morning of'. The luxe gifting brand promises on-trend products and 'insta-worthy' moments, through its carefully curated range of signature floral gift boxes, wedding planners & notebooks, bespoke gift box service and wedding favours. Filled with stylish products from a range of desirable brands – including Whispering Angel, Pale Fox, Charbonnel et Walker, Chalke Valley and more – April & Bloom's signature keepsake gift boxes are unlike anything on the market, and come adorned with preserved posies, all wrapped up with luxurious ribbons and bows for those precious "wow" wedding moments. There are 13 signature keepsake gift boxes available from the April & Bloom website (aprilandbloom.uk), in blush, cream and neutral colour schemes.
Posted: 28 November 2022
Wedding gift list ideas from designer Emma Britton
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
Budget friendly ways to propose to your bridesmaids
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
Bespoke wedding gifting for celebrity-loving couples
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
Gift etiquette: top tips from Denby
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
Prepare for wedding season gifting with Viners
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
Mother's Day (and wedding day) gifting for mums!
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
Fenwick lifts the lid on this year's luxury Christmas hamper selection
Fenwick has unveiled this year's seasonal hamper collection, brimming with only the finest foods, treats and tipples. This year's extensive Christmas collection features carefully crafted quality treats and decadent pickings guaranteed to induce merriment in those lucky enough to receive. The 'Fabulously Fenwick' hamper features Fenwick's in-house produced favourites. Indulge in sumptuous seasonal preserves alongside expertly blended Christmas Day coffee, complemented with an array of flavourful condiments such as whisky-infused Seville marmalade or Amaretto-laced cherry jam. Other handpicked essentials include Fenwick's delicate dark chocolate, nutty crackers and the perfect piccalilli to bring your leftovers to life, all perfectly enhanced with Fenwick's English sparkling wine, described as a very fine, gently bubbling balance of aromatic elegance.
Posted: 2 November 2021