The 19 Best Gifts for Newlyweds That Will Surprise and Delight

From personalized presents to date night gift boxes

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Brides / Lecia Landis

What can you get for a newly married couple who were just showered with gifts? It’s time to get creative! Although they probably had a registry, there are plenty of things they may not realize they needed. Whether it’s a quirky household appliance, a personalized art piece, or a sweet date night activity, a clever gift for the newly-wedded love birds will be a welcome surprise.

From the practical to the just plain sweet, we've got you covered with the best gifts for newlyweds.

Devon Design Co. Wedding Vow Wall Art

Wedding Vow Wall Art

Courtesy of Etsy

Wedding vows are the most intimate and personal public declaration of love and commitment, but often aren’t re-visited after the big day ends. This custom print is an elegant way to keep those momentous words at the forefront of a couple’s new life.

Parachute Classic Bathrobe

Classic Bathrobe

Courtesy of Parachute

When a newlywed couple is in nesting mode, luxurious bathrobes are a must-have treat. This super plush robe from Parachute comes in soothing shades, perfect for him or her, and sure to have them warm and cuddly in no time.

Ebern Designs Kinsley 3 Piece Decanter Set

Kinsley 3 Piece Decanter Set

 Courtesy of Wayfair

"Yours, mine, and ours" is the perfect mantra for a couple who is building a life together. This art deco-inspired decanter set spells it out. It means that sharing the love— and the liquor—is easier than ever.

Shaker and Spoon Cocktail Club Gift Membership

Shaker and Spoon Cocktail Club Gift Membership

 Courtesy of Shaker and Spoon

Shake, stir, muddle, and more—making drinks is not a bore! This cocktail membership is an ideal gift for the cocktail connoisseur couple. Each monthly box is built around one spirit and comes with recipe cards showcasing different drinks that can be made from the month’s featured liquor. What fun!

Hamilin Row Shop Custom Doormat

Custom Doormat

 Courtesy of Etsy

What better way to welcome friends and family to their new love nest than with this personalized doormat. Specify the name and font color preference as well as the doormat size for a unique and completely personal entry piece.

Grainwell Personalized Wedding Invitation Keepsake

Personalized Wedding Invitation Keepsake

Courtesy of Uncommon Goods 

A couple’s wedding invitation is one of the most meaningful and personal pieces of mail they will ever send out. Something as significant as that should be more than just a piece of paper. This custom piece takes that invitation and engraves it for posterity into a steadfast wooden memento for remembering the little card that started it all!

Blue Apron Gift Card

Blue Apron Gift Card

 Courtesy of Blue Apron

Newlywed life is all about nesting, and that means lots of quiet nights spent cooking together at home. A Blue Apron membership provides all the ingredients for doing just that, but without the hassle of grocery stores and recipe research.

Added bonus: the delicious recipes are printed on cards that can be used again and again to build a collection of family favorites.

Pretty Sweet Party Custom Address Stamp

Custom Address Stamp

Courtesy of Etsy

Both pretty and practical, this personalized stamp will come in handy as they send off those thank you notes. This is something that they might not have thought to buy for themselves—and they'll think of you every time they use it!

Minted Duo I and Duo II Custom Vows Art Prints

Minted Duo I Custom Vows Art Prints


For a gift that's truly heartfelt and memorable, opt for this custom print from the exclusive minted + BRIDES Gifts Collection. It turns the couple's vows into a beautiful piece of art for their home that's both chic and minimalistic. Choose a frame that best suits their style and decor aesthetic.

Boska Ceramic Fondue Set

Ceramic Fondue Set

 Courtesy of Food52

The decadent melted cheese, mouthwatering chocolate, and the potential to feed each other from across the table—let's just say a fondue set is super romantic.

Aside from the date night vibes, it’s also a fun party piece that will be a favorite for nights spent entertaining. No doubt about it, this pretty ceramic set will be a crowd-pleaser.

Jacqueline Schmidt Mates for Life Print

Mates for Life Print

Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This sweet print from illustrator Jacqueline Schmidt is perfect for the couple who’s committed to being "mates for life". Made in Michigan, the print features animal couples from land, air, and sea.

Graphic Image Leather Bound Joy of Cooking

Leather Bound Joy of Cooking

Courtesy of Food52

Regardless of whether or not they find cooking a joy, The Joy of Cooking is a must-have for every home kitchen. In this exquisite seventy-fifth anniversary edition, this classic culinary encyclopedia is leather-bound and handprinted with gilded edges, making it an heirloom for years to come.

Mark & Graham "The Happy Couple" Personalized Wine

The Happy Couple Personalized Wine

Courtesy of Mark and Graham

Help them stave off the post-wedding blues by sending them something celebratory after all the parties have ended. This bottle of California Cabernet Sauvignon comes with an etched, hand painted, personalized label.

Sole Studio First Dance Song Lyric Custom Print

First Dance Song Lyric Custom Print

 Courtesy of Etsy

No couple ever forgets the first song they danced to as newlyweds— and the lyrics are usually filled with meaning. This graphic art piece features those sentimental lyrics so they are never out of sight or mind!

Verve Culture Countertop Manual Citrus Juicer

Make their mornings brighter with this throwback citrus juicer. With a vintage design, it’s perfect for juices, cooking, and cocktails— it's a quirky kitchen appliance that they'll use again and again.

Craft Buro Wood Photo Album

Wood Photo Album

Courtesy of Etsy

Whether they be from the wedding, honeymoon, or the celebrations leading up to the big day, the newlyweds are sure to have loads of fabulous photos to share. This custom photo album is a marvelous way to showcase those memories. Made of birch plywood and available in a range of wood finishes, it comes with various text and design options, making it a very personal piece!

Technivorm Moccamaster Coffee Brewer

Moccamaster 10-Cup Polished Silver Coffee Maker

Courtesy of Crate & Barrel

For the couple who loves coffee, this gift will have them buzzing! This high-tech brewing device is a cult favorite of coffee experts. So if they crave a good brew post-wedding, this will do the trick.

Stamp Out Online Personalized Recipe Box

Personalized Recipe Box

 Courtesy of Etsy

As the newlywed couple begins their married life together, they may want to collect some favorite recipes for date night dinners. This sweet box is made of Baltic Birch and is completely customizable, meaning it will be one-of-a-kind—just like those secret family recipes!

The Night Sky Custom Star Map

Custom Star Map

 Courtesy of The Night Sky

The stars certainly aligned when the new couple said, “I do,” so what more perfect gift to give than a snapshot of the sky on that very night! Completely customizable, this constellation map comes in a variety of styles and can be personalized with names, time, place, and a special message for a truly stellar gift.

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