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7 Essential Wedding Gift List Ideas To Get You Started

It's time to get creative and make your wedding gift list your own! These 7 essential ideas will get you started on the right foot.

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Your wedding gift list should be bursting with presents that will enrich your life and home! There are no rules when it comes to what to add. With over 450 brands, experiences, funds and charities to explore, you can build a gift list unique to you as a couple. So without further ado, it's time to get creative and make your gift list your own! Here are seven collections to get you started. 

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Forever Gifts

Forever gifts are those investment pieces that will last a lifetime. Think Egyptian cotton bed linen and snuggly blankets. Or maybe you want to make an outdoor oasis with garden furniture? How about classic champagne flutes for Friday nights in? 

Whatever your choice, your guests will love gifting you homewares that will help you to upgrade your home. The ones that will remind you of them, and your big day, throughout your married life. Cue that post-wedding bliss feeling and add Forever Gifts to your list. 

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Quirky Gifts

Are you looking for wedding gifts a little outside the box? Instantly inject character and fun into your interior with playful gift ideas. From a Dachshund dog ornament to a diva ostrich console table, the options are endless and far from ordinary! Whatever makes your gift list you, we will have it. And if we don't, you can add up to ten custom gifts from any other UK retailer. 

Group Gifting

Split the cost of bigger ticket items with Group Gifting. This option allows your guests to contribute to higher-priced gifts. With your guests' contributions combined, you can add that more luxurious gift that you love but are hesitant to pick. For those who love to host, why not add a bar trolley? Or a statement armchair? Perhaps a BBQ to future-proof your list? Why not let your guests contribute to a great night's sleep with a new bed?

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Charity Contributions

Share the love. Let your wedding party help you celebrate your big day by contributing to a charity of your choice. Choose from animal, environmental, health and humanitarian charities. Add a gift close to your heart and spread the joy of giving!


Minimoon or Honeymoon? Take your pick! We've partnered with Airbnb, Mr & Mrs Smith and Truly Experiences to bring you a curation of gifts to get you jet-setting away. Whether a romantic break in the UK or somewhere a little more exotic (hello, treehouse hideaway), the options are endless. Or, if you've already planned your honeymoon, add travel gifts to use when you're back - it's a lovely way to secure quality time with your other half and create memories together.

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We offer a fabulous range of experiences, from sailing trips to jungle treks, curated to inspire you. Our couples' favourites? A Three-course Lunch for Two at The Shard. Or, a safari day pass with cocktails and canapes at Port Lympne.


Are you looking for a gift that keeps on giving? Our range of subscriptions is just the thing! From weekly fresh flowers delivered to your door to a selection of fine wines every month, there’s something for everyone.

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Whatever you choose to add to your Wedding Shop gift list, don’t forget to have fun and make your wedding gift list completely bespoke to you. Our award-winning service is here to help you build a wedding list that is seamless and stress-free.

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