45 Thoughtful Bride-to-be Gifts
Author: Emily Perry
NB: To help you browse our best suggestions we have included some third party links. Some purchases made through these links may earn us a commission to help keep our blogs and offers current and up to date. Thanks for your support!
The buildup to the wedding day is a very exciting time, and one to be celebrated. If there is a bridal shower on the horizon, and celebrations are in full swing you may be starting to think about the perfect bride-to-be gift to purchase. The traditional registry gifts have begun to change over the years as there is more expectation put onto the bridal shower gifts as the bride-to-be celebrates the upcoming day.
Personalised gifts tend to be the most popular gifts for the occasion, and online websites such as Etsy can be great for these gifts. Engraved gifts are also extra special and are a lovely sentimental gift to remember the big day for a long time to come. Congratulate the bride-to-be with any gift from this unique selection below.
Looking for more inspiration with a budget? Have a read of our blog 40 Best Wedding Registry Items For Every Budget or if you are looking for something for the happy couple, our blog on 30 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts To Suit All Couples will be another great blog to spark some ideas.
A unique twist to capturing those unforgettable memories on the big day. Instantly print the special moments captured on a phone or the first few days as newlyweds. ASOS also offer discounts throughout the year so keep an eye out for a small discount on this lovely gift idea.
A small travel toiletries bag so the bride-to-be can travel in style on the honeymoon. Pampering can be top of the list with these nourishing products for hair and skin.
A beautiful way for the happy couple to remember their first dance together. Personalised lyrics of their first dance together.
A special gift for the bride-to-be, when you are unable to make the celebrations, could be these letterbox flowers. White roses are the perfect romantic flower choice and are a lovely gift.
A personalised gift for pre-wedding planning could be these champagne flutes. A lovely way to make the day more memorable could be to create your personalised message or add the wedding dates to the flute set.
Personalise this hardback photo album for the bride-to-be with the names of the couple. Signing the book inside also offers another personalised touch to the gift and a space where the couple can write a message too.
Wedding gifts can come in many sizes but you will not want to forget any life memories once the day has passed. Keep all those unique presents and trinkets unique in this beautiful keepsake box.
A great gift for the morning after the wedding, in the UK, once the certificate has been signed, the couple can then hold onto the certificate in this lovely personalised box. Engraving the names and dates can also offer another personal touch.
Celebrate the bride-to-be with bride pyjamas, perfect for a night with the bridesmaids or loved ones. The price is low on these but she will defiantly be comfortable in the soft material and easy-to-wear design.
A sentimentle keep sake for the bride to be. A small bit of the honeymoon to bring back and remember the happy occasion.
Keeping the feet comfortable shouldn’t be missed out on the to-do list for the bride. She will have a long day on her feet and will appreciate this lovely gift before the big day.
A thoughtful gift for the best bride, shopping will be an enjoyable task with this ‘Honeymoon’ beach bag. Another practical gift for the newlyweds is to enjoy their time after the wedding day.
A delicate touch for the bride’s hair, and a beautiful sentimental gift as an alternative to jewellery. There is a range of hair accessories available online for a perfect bride-to-be gift and a lovely small gift option for before the big day.
Another nightmare gift, perfect for the engaged lady and the happy news received. She will sleep well in this comfortable gift and look very stylish for an evening with the bridal party.
The bride will be able to scent the home after the wedding and remember the scent in association with a lovely memory. It is also a lovely treat for a pamper day in the home after all the celebrations have finished.
This makes a great gift to calm the nerves before the big day with scents of frankincense, rose flower water, and linden blossom. A very thoughtful gift for the bride-to-be and would also double up as an option for future birthday gifts.
One gift that will surely have its use, will be a wine rack perfect for storing beverages after the celebrations.
Jewellery is another beautiful sentimental gift for the occasion and an embellished chain is elegant and perfect for a wedding gift.
A scented home gift packaged in a heart-shaped box, great for starting married life in a home together. You could also send the hamper directly to the desired address if needed.
One the couple can share after the wedding day, is a lovely box full of treats for a night together. A sip of hot chocolate and relaxing bath salts should help to create a relaxed atmosphere and a cosy evening for both.
A small home gift with a romantic touch, perfect for when the loved ones visit the happy couple and enjoy a nice warm brew.
A wholesome hamper option without the alcohol for any brides-to-be who would prefer a non-alcoholic option. In a gorgeous hat box.
Home essentials for the newlyweds to cook their first meals together. The personalised touch allows you to add on the couple’s names for that special touch.
Another home comfort with a personalised touch. Velvet is a lovely material for cushions and the married names will remind a couple of a lovely day.
Every time the bride has a warm drink, she can remember a lovely day with the new name printed on the mug.
Every bride needs a survival kit bag, you never know what could happen when you are least expecting it. This kit will have you covered from a hairpin to blister plasters, there is everything she will need.
A great choice for the bride if she needs an accessory for the day. This beautiful hair piece will sit nicely on an up-do hairstyle.
A lovely place to keep any special trinkets from the wedding day or to keep wedding rings as the couple start their new life together.
Every bride needs a wedding planner for that special day, even with an event planner there are sure to be those small tasks in the run-up to the day. Personalise it with her married name and she will cherish this gift.
A practical addition to the wedding day, ensuring everyone involved on the day knows the bride has her dress. A small gift, but very thoughtful.
A sentimental gift for the bride with an all-important garter included.
Every bride needs a makeup bag to keep those essential pieces in and a personalised one is even more thoughtful. The bride could use it on the wedding day or take it away for the honeymoon.
A beautiful piece of jewellery will always be sentimental for the upcoming celebrations. A gift the bride could wear on the day and keep for a long time to come.
As the couple begin their new adventures in married life, a cooking stand will be a practical choice for cooking together. Bamboo is also an environmentally friendly choice of material and will last the couple a long time.
A thoughtful gift for the newlywed couple, to spend time together during married life. This gift won’t go unnoticed.
The Bride will love this personalised plate with names as she starts her new married life. Dinner time will be a place where the couple can look back on their wedding day happily.
Home comfort has to be new bedding and with these Mr and Mrs pillows, the bedroom will be ready for the newlyweds in no time.
Another great addition to the home is a 3D piece of artwork for the happy couple.
Are the couple going abroad for their honeymoon? These beach towels are the perfect choice to congratulate the couple.
A fun twist to the house chores, these fun clothes pegs are perfect for the married couple and through a unique twist into the gift lineup.
Are the couple marrying in the summer months or decorating a garden? These black lanterns will be perfect for an outdoor family event or with friends.
Telling the time will not be a problem for the bride with this personalised clock. A beautiful addition to the home.
A matching set so the couple can always easily find their keys. A small thoughtful gift.