Choosing a wedding gift right off the registry seems like an easy task for a wedding guest, right? The couple has presented you a list of their hand-picked favorites and all you have to do is add to your cart and you’re done. Seems easy. NOT!
You want to be the best guest, the one who gives the perfect gift that is EXACTLY what the couple wants. And even with a curated selection of everything they would like, you want to make sure your gift stands out from all the other registry gift givers.
Do you go practical and give the gift you know they’ll use every day, like those monogrammed towels they asked for? Or do you blow them away with your affinity for the finer things and get them the crystal candle sticks they will bust out only for special occasions?
It’s tricky. Whichever route you take, if you stick to the registry you’ll be in good shape. If you still need some help, here’s a look at some of our greatest hits that guests love to give.
Perfect for movie night or when they’re in need of an after-work snack. This Cuisinart popper has everything we like in a great wedding gift: practicality, a trusted brand and some fun.
In a hammered copper silhouette that never goes out of style, this set of four mugs will keep your favorite couple happy for years to come. Plus, those two extra glasses means you can score yourself an invite for cocktails whenever the drinks are flowing.
Doesn’t it seem like all the good recipes these days have just one little ingredient you forgot to get at the store? Well, make sure that never happens to the newlyweds with this carousel that comes pre-filled with all the good stuff.
When you’re going for the practical gift, try this cutting board that’s sure to get a ton of use. It is our most durable option and has all sorts of no-stick properties that you know the couple will thank you for when they’re cooking for the in-laws.
Get ready for party time! Give the gift of harmony with this radio/speaker system that hooks up to all your 2015 devices and beyond. Looks like a time warp, but produces sounds of the future.
Sure to be a favorite gift, this bathtub caddy is necessary for some well deserved post-wedding stress relief. The couple will thank you for this soothing bamboo accessory that comes with a built-in wine and book holder. Bubbles not included.
Talk about full service- this set comes with enough space for all the tasty cheeses and crackers you swoon after at the market. Plus, it has a hidden compartment complete with all the necessary cutlery and accouterments. Cheese, please!