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Top 20 Most Popular Wedding Gift Ideas

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Sep 22, 2014 12:50:41 PM

We've all been there -- invited to a wedding and not sure what to give the couple.

3bariloveyou personalized wedding giftsIn some cases we don't know the couple's personal tastes very well, while in others we want to give something totally unique and meaningful.

To help you in your search for the perfect buy, here's our list of the top 20 most popular wedding gift ideas for the couple.

1. Stand-up Mixer

The iconic stand-up mixer is a very popular registry and gift item for weddings. With all the great Pinterest recipes available, many couple's want to try their hand at baking, making homemade ice cream or pastas, and more. Plus, it just looks good on the kitchen counter.

2. Wall Clock

It's handy to know the time and wall clocks are often more than a timepiece. Choose from a variety of different looks -- traditional, nautical, funky, Victorian, whimsical, and more!

3. Recipe Book

Find a food-specific title dedicated to a favorite dish or ingredient you know the couple love.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Wedding Gift Ideas

Etsy The Best Thing that Could Happen to Your Wedding Planning Efforts

Posted by New Hope Soap

Jun 27, 2014 12:01:00 PM

wedding_-Summer-Wedding - wedding planning, wedding planners, EtsyHave you discovered Etsy yet! Originally started as a site to sell handmade arts and crafts items, it has grown to be so much more! Now Etsy is an online  shopping destination that is home to everything from best friend bracelets and infinity scarves to antique tea cups and colorful hobo bags, Etsy appears to have everything and anything you could ever want, while still staying true to its origins, lots of handcrafted products for sale by the artisans who so lovingly and artfully practice their crafts.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts, Wedding Gift Ideas, Bridal Shower, Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaid Dresses, Wedding Favors, Groomsmen

Planning Your Own Wedding? Feeling Overwhelmed? Here's Some Helpful Resources

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Jun 15, 2014 2:02:00 PM

Resources that could make your wedding planning less stressful and more productive!

wedding planning adviceAh, weddings!  Love and romance fills the air while dreams of a future together occupy the heart and mind.  The wedding plans themselves, however; can frustrate and sap the energy of even the most excited bride-to-be.  To keep you from biting your nails over the plethora of decisions that must be made, take a look at these wedding planning resources created for helping a bride plan her own wedding.

Staying within your budget is important

This should be the first thing to consider.  From choosing the venue to bridesmaid’s gifts, before you know it, you’ve over-spent your wedding allowance.  See Bridal GuideThe Simple Dollar, and The Knot, for budget-friendly advice.

Organizee your ideas

To keep your ideas together, especially if you are playing around with more than one theme idea, a wedding journal comes in handy.  Zazzle offers an array of notebooks just for the occasion that range in price from $5 to $50 with a variety of subject and design options.  Of course, if you’re a super-organizer, any pad of paper will do.  For the computer savvy, there are web sites that offer online planning software to organize your thoughts and ideas.  The Knot offers iPhone apps such as a planning checklist, wedding budgeter, and guest list manager, as well as personalized wedding websites to help organize details and showcase your ideas to family and friends.

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Topics: Weddings, Wedding Planners, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Caterers, Wedding Planning, Wedding Gift Ideas, Wedding Dresses, Wedding Favors

Wedding Gifts From the Heart - A Friend is Getting Married - What Should i Get them?

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May 28, 2014 10:37:58 AM

wedding-ringsWhile shopping for a unique wedding presents, make sure that it is something that they will always cherish. For example, if you're a photographer, utilize your expertise to frame a black and white picture of an abstract part of the special day, like a picture of the chapel of the church. These will hold true meanings. Alternatively, you can also create a painting from a picture that you may have seen in their social media accounts. If you know the couple particularly well, you can also create a scrapbook showcasing their relationships with their friends and family.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Wedding Gift Ideas

Bridesmaid Gifts on a Budget!

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Apr 7, 2014 9:38:17 AM

Unique Gift Ideas for Bridesmaids, wedding favors, Brides, Bridal PartyYou've made it through the difficult part of planning a wedding: meeting the future in-laws, deciding on a color scheme and staying on budget. Before you can say your "I do's" though, you will need to get your bridesmaid gifts. Around this time, you have probably used nearly all of the cash you have saved for your big day, but don't worry! We are your guides to the perfect gifts without the crack in the piggy bank.  

1. Skip the silver bracelets and stick with something fun and colorful like a honeycomb card case!  They are absolutely irresistible and come in nearly every color! At $24 a pop, you'll see why we love these buzz-worthy cases. (

2. For the working girl with flair, deco spheres are the perfect gift! Coming in at $35 each, you'll brighten your girls' days without loathing the price. (

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Topics: Bar Soaps, Bridesmaid Gifts, bathroom decor, Gift Ideas, Wedding Gift Ideas

Wedding Gifts - Unique and Creative Ideas!

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Mar 31, 2014 4:40:00 PM

unique and creative gift ideas for weddingsIn the seas of wedding gifts that wedding couples are bound to get, how will yours stack up? Is it going to be ho-hum, run-of-the-mill and as-expected or will yours make a lasting impression? If you’re looking for ways to make a splash with your gift, and it doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive, a little creativity may just do the trick. Here are some creative wedding gifts to consider:

Personalized Towels

What better way to remind the newlyweds of starting their lives together than personalized bath towels. Whether it’s embossed with a monogram or names or embellished with graphic or custom logo, personalized towels are thoughtful tokens that will be greatly appreciated.

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Topics: Wedding Gifts, Weddings, Bridesmaid Gifts, Gift Ideas, Wedding Gift Ideas

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