Many couples who postponed their wedding date due to the COVID-19 pandemic are now making plans to say “I do” in front of friends and family. Excited wedding guests, bridesmaids, and groomsmen want to celebrate the newlyweds or soon-to-be-married couples on their special day with unique wedding gift ideas.
While a present from a wedding registry always makes for a thoughtful gift, you might be thinking of going above and beyond for the happy couple in your life, especially if they’re family or a best friend. Why not celebrate their wedding day (or send anniversary gifts if they were married during the pandemic) with a monthly gift basket? Cratejoy makes it easy to find a high-quality subscription box that makes a perfect wedding gift, whether the couple prefers personalized luxury products, trendy home decor, or DIY craft projects.
With this list of the best wedding gift ideas for couples, you’re sure to find a gift set that any married couple will adore and appreciate. I now pronounce you ready for this year’s wedding season!
Thoughtful and Unique Wedding Gift Ideas for Couples Finally Getting Their Big Day
No list of wedding gift ideas is complete without including a bottle of wine — or, in this case, three bottles of wine hand-selected to match the couple’s taste preferences. This luxury wine subscription box makes a great wedding gift for couples who love discovering and sampling new wines. The happy couple will fill out a survey, then receive a customized collection of high-quality wines picked to delight their palates. Several boxes also include a seasonal surprise. It’s a thoughtful way to toast a couple’s special day.
Price: Starting at $49.00
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within five business days of your first order and on the 21st of the month for subsequent boxes
Why Subscribers Love It: "My wife received her second box yesterday and just loved the wine selections! I believe she even received a special bottle in this shipment, which contained two Rose, and one Pinot. She drinks a lot of Rose and had never seen these two, which were in beautifully designed bottles and the perfect color for her tastes! Can't wait to start drinking our new collection!" -David
Many wedding gift ideas for couples these days include experiences, not just things. And this monthly subscription box makes a fantastic wedding present because it provides a unique experience that’s perfect for date night. Every other month, the newlyweds will receive an exciting escape room game that includes intriguing clues and puzzles. With all of the game’s components included in the box, the couple can finish the thrilling game within two to three hours. It’s a fast-paced, fun-filled date night in a box.
Price: Starting at $26.50 bi-monthly (every other month)
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the first week of the month
Why Subscribers Love It: "My husband and I have been subscribed to this company for 2 years now. The game play is amazing and it's our favorite at home date night." -Heather
Get the cutting board ready, because cheese class is in session with this delicious cheese board subscription box. The married couple will love receiving a one-of-a-kind gift set of award-winning, hand-crafted cheeses made from high quality, natural ingredients. Each box comes with tasting notes, cheese profiles, cheesemaker histories, serving, and pairing suggestions. It makes a perfect wedding gift for newlyweds who love sampling gourmet foods, exploring new tastes, and learning about cheeses and pairings.
Price: Starting at $38.95/every 3 months
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. shortly after your order is placed
Why Subscribers Love It: "Bought this as a gift for my boyfriend's birthday and he loves it- the cheese is really good and the pamphlets about each cheese are really interesting to read!" -Christina
Give the happy couple a flavor adventure with this spice-filled cooking subscription box. Each month, they’ll receive a curated collection of natural and freshly-ground spice blends (also known as “flavor kits”) and four easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes from around the world. The box includes enough of the flavor kit to cook the included recipes, so the couple shouldn’t run out while preparing their meal. And since the spices are free from preservatives, fillers, and sugars, you can send this wedding gift with confidence.
Price: Starting at $9.99
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. beginning on the 15th of the month
Why Subscribers Love It: "Well packaged and great quality. I like the fact that each spice has enough for 2 of the corresponding recipe. You can either make the featured recipe twice or use the leftover spice to create your own masterpiece." - Angela
Toast the happy couple and unbox happy hour with this quarterly wedding gift idea. Featuring seven to 10 cocktail party-perfect items in every box, such as wine glasses, napkins, wine charms, and more, each gift box is a cause for celebration. Newlyweds who enjoy entertaining will get a kick out of opening and using the fun products and goodies, as will their party guests. Every quarterly box brings a new theme, many of which are seasonal, so gift box recipients can put their presents to use right away.
Price: Starting at $45.00 per quarter
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the month
Why Subscribers Love It: "I just love getting my Uncorked Box monthly it makes my day every time. I have been getting this for well over a year and I am never disappointed!! Would highly recommend for a gift or just even something for yourself." -Leslie
This award-winning date night at home box makes a great wedding gift or a sweet anniversary gift. The couple will receive a gift set of four to five activities in their monthly box, giving them a neat way to strengthen their relationship, make memories, and laugh together from the comfort of home. With creative new themes every month and engaging activities designed by marriage and family therapists, this gift box is a playful way for couples to keep communicating and having fun long after the wedding bells have rung.
Price: Starting at $29.99
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the month (if the order is placed between the 1st and 14th) or the 1st of the next month (if the order is placed after the 14th)
Why Subscribers Love It: "This box, y’all. So much fun! We didn’t know what to expect when we opened it but the box was put together so nicely! My husband and I had an absolute blast playing the games. I loved how the activities were geared toward strengthening our relationship and working together. I love this box and can’t wait for the next one! Thank you for putting something so awesome together to help couples laugh together and connect. Highly recommended!" -Meg
Keep the happy couple’s honeymoon period going with designer lingerie sent directly to their home. Offering a boutique shopping experience in a subscription service, this curated lingerie gift set delivers one lingerie set or nightgown every month. Subscribers rave about the high quality, fantastic fit, and comfort of their gift basket contents. With prepaid options available for one, three, six, and 12 months of this subscription service, it’s easy to send a wedding gift that will keep the couples’ sparks alive.
Price: Starting at $49.95 (12 months prepaid box starting at $49.92 per box)
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 14 days of your first order and around the same time every month for subsequent boxes
Why Subscribers Love It: "I am very pleased with my first box. The set was beautiful, materials are high quality, and everything fits very well." -Erika
Luxury bath goodies make a fun and thoughtful gift for newlyweds, and providing them with high-quality bath products ensures at-home relaxation and self-care. Choose from a monthly or quarterly subscription gift box, and the happy couple can bathe in items like bath salts, bath bombs, whipped soap scrubs, and much more. The gift box even offers a Tubless option filled with scrumptious-smelling soaps, candles, and additional treats. Featuring five to seven small-batch handcrafted bath products, every monthly box is sure to make a splash.
Price: Starting at $34.95 per month
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. during the first week of the month
Why Subscribers Love It: "Lovely package filled with yummy and beautiful treats! Very posh. Each item inside is a treasure. This is a great pamper yourself box to try or luxury gift for a friend!" -Wendy
A warm cup of delicious, fragrant tea can be a relaxing experience, and this personalized tea discovery gift box provides newlyweds with the chance to explore tea flavors and types from around the world. After completing a survey to reveal their personal preferences, the couple will enjoy a bespoke collection of curated teas every month. They can choose from loose-leaf or bagged tea as well as caffeinated, caffeine-free, or a mixture, then savor the four premium teas in each box that, altogether, can brew more than 15 cups.
Price: Starting at $15.00
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within two weeks of your first order
Why Subscribers Love It: "I gifted three months of this to my boyfriend (he loves tea, I'm more of a coffee drinker). He totally loved it. It was a nice mix of teas that were different enough to make it exciting, but not so strange that he was afraid to try them. I took some sips of them when he made them, too, and they were good!" -Rhiannon
If you’re looking for unique wedding gift ideas, how about giving the couple a chance to get their DIY on and craft something cool? This trendy wedding present is a fun way to deliver a once-a-month date night at home. Each curated gift basket contains a DIY craft project that will be lots of fun to make and look fantastic when completed. All of the materials are included, including clear instructions for the craft project. Since each project is designed for one person, we recommend sending two gift sets for the happy couple to make together.
Price: Starting at $36.75
Shipping: Ships within the U.S.
Why Subscribers Love It: "Just received my 4th box from Craftee DIY. I'm obsessed with this subscription box! I love that each month there is a completely new type of craft to explore. The boxes are always very organized and nicely packaged with high quality materials." -Catherine