Gift Guide: Wedding Gifts Under $50

We know that times are tough out there, with too many people and not enough jobs. Or too many people without enough money, perhaps. Either way, belts are tightening and budgets are clamping down- but that doesn’t mean the rest of your life is stopping. Friends and family still want to see your smiling face at parties and get-togethers, even if you’re grumpy about that state of your 401K. As it happens to be summer, it is also wedding season, and man, weddings are expensive! Just to attend one can cost a pretty penny. No worries- dust off a dress you already own and peruse our list of guilt-free wedding gifts. You can certainly give a thoughtful and unique gift that will thrill the happy couple without bankrupting yourself. Stop digging in the couch cushions for change and check out this round-up of very cool and affordable wedding gifts.

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 02 Jul, 2012 by Rene

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  • Kate Spade New York Posey Vase


    A sweet little vase for a sweet new couple makes for a perfect wedding gift. Kate Spade’s Posey vase is a timeless design that will blend seamlessly with the rest of the newlyweds’ decor.

    $35 at Macy's | Buy

    | Posted 11 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Menu Wine Runner


    The Menu Wine Runner is truly genius. Stack six bottles of wine fear-free thanks to it’s sturdy rubber and stainless steel design. When you’ve emptied all the bottles, roll this runner up and store away until you replenish your supply.

    $50 at Grounded | Buy

    | Posted 11 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Jonathan Adler Bird Salt + Pepper


    Birds of a feather coo together in Jonathan Adler’s charming ceramic salt and pepper shaker set. A sweet tweet for the table, these charming birds will add instant whimsy and a bit of fun to any dinner party.

    $48 at Casa | Buy

    | Posted 10 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Carved Wooden Bottle Openers


    Hand-carved wood with brass details, these bottle openers are as stylish as they are rustic. Pick from a menagerie of animals- we’re partial to the sweet elephant.

    $30 at Pop Deluxe | Buy

    | Posted 10 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Satellite Bowl


    Lacquered wooden spokes make this bold bowl, aptly named Satellite, a striking centerpiece. Uses include containg fruit, serving bread and making your dining room table infinitely cooler.

    $48 at MOMA Store | Buy

    | Posted 09 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Charley Harper Sunset Glasses Set


    Todd Oldham has brought Charley Harper’s iconic illustrations to a new glassware collection exclusively for Fishs Eddy. This beautiful and unique set makes for a perfect wedding or hostess gift for fans of good design or those with fond memories of Harper’s work.

    $34 at Fishs Eddy | Buy

    (Set of 6)

    | Posted 09 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Paintchip Placemats


    Bone up on the color wheel over breakfast with a clever pair of placemats that mimic paintchip samples from Avril Loreti. Multiple hues are available to match your spot on the color spectrum.

    $36 at Avril Loreti | Buy

    (Set of 2)

    | Posted 06 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Teak Servers


    Teak table accessories are a gracious gift for any couple who enjoys entertaining. This sweet set features several servers plus a darling pear bowl, perfect for sauces or pinches of spice.

    $34 at Twine | Buy

    | Posted 06 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Happy Days Punch Bowl


    Who says punch bowls are old fashioned? This cheerful acrylic bowl from designer Matz Borgström is ideal for cool al fresco refreshments, and the modern design and sleek style will make it a tabletop stand-out.

    $40 at Broadway Panhandler | Buy

    | Posted 04 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Pierced Heart Truffle Plate


    A charming set of 8 plates perfect for small bites, these saucers will remind the bride and groom of their sweet wedding day. These plates are also a sentimental gift for an anniversary, too.

    $28 at BHLDN | Buy

    (Set of 8)

    | Posted 03 Jul, 2012 by Rene
  • Mr. And Mrs. Cocktail Glass Set


    Two highball glasses featuring a gold moustache and lips will charm the Mr. and Mrs. and will surely feature prominently on their newlywed bar. Cheers to that.

    $18 at Furbish | Buy

    | Posted 02 Jul, 2012 by Rene