I Do! Wedding Gifts Under $100

Friends announce they are getting married. Yay! You are so happy for them! You really think its a great match. You will absolutely be there to celebrate with them. And now you need to cough up some dough for a shower gift, a wedding gift, a new outfit for the swanky reception, a hotel room, a bar tab and who knows what else. You start sweating. You love them, this happy couple who have decided to make it official. You also love paying your rent and your 401K. You want to give them something special to commemorate the bigness of the decision, of the occasion, of their love- and you can totally do that. Better yet, you can absolutely do that without going broke. Breath easy and check out this collection of cool, useful and just plain lovely gifts that come in under $100. None will leave your wallet wheezing but all will certainly impress the newlyweds to-be.

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 22 Feb, 2011 by Rene

Items: 1-10 of 10

  • Personalized Typographical Coordinate Print

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    An artful way to commemorate the location of their wedding or where they met, this digital print is as sentimental as it is stylish. Customize one as a gift the happy couple will hang in the home forever.

    $45 at Bear Graphics | Buy

    | Posted 25 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Fire Bird Oil Lamp

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    Give your favorite couple the gift of decor, in the form of a nice home accessory. Think beyond votive holders and present them with a modern and lovely ceramic oil lamp in the shape of a sleek bird. Help the newlyweds remember who lights their fire and give them a matching pair. In one stylish present you’re under budget and they’re impressed.

    $46 at Studio Kahn | Buy

    | Posted 25 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Sushi & Cheese Board

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    Simply but beautifully handmade, this board can serve up cheeses and spreads or spring rolls and maki. The clean lines are made of Birds Eye Maple, ensuring this serving piece is a heirloom in the making.

    $90 at Uncommon Goods | Buy

    | Posted 24 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Monogrammed Linen Hemstitch Napkins

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    How fancy is it to have linen napkins, especially monogrammed ones? This beautiful set of six napkins are impressive enough for full-on dinner parties but practical enough for weekend takeout. The monogrammed initial is a sweet reminder of the happy union as well.

    $54 at Pottery Barn | Buy

    ($7 extra for monogramming)

    | Posted 24 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Antipasti Platter

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    Designed by chef Jamie Oliver, this rustic wooden platter is a great way to add another level of presentation at a table. Oliver created this oak platter specifically for serving antipasti but its uses are limitless. No matter how small your table is this piece will create more room without being fussy or in the way.

    $51 at Jamie Oliver | Buy

    (Price is in Euros)

    | Posted 24 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Fringed Throw Blanket

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    After all of the celebrating these newlyweds will be doing, they are certainly going to need a nap. Lucky for them your gift is the most snuggle-y comfortable throw blanket just begging to be curled up under. Those Thank You notes can wait, but the couch is calling.

    $68 at Nordstrom | Buy

    | Posted 23 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Weave Square Platter

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    That unmistakable blue box is sure to draw some attention. The elegant platter inside will draw even more. Tiffany has managed to create a piece that can be used everyday but will always look regal- and leave you with a little cash left for the open bar. The basket-weave pattern is a subtle and classic finish to a platter sure to be treasured.

    $100 at Tiffany & Co. | Buy

    | Posted 23 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Verve Flute

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    There will be a lot of champagne for this new couple to drink- the big day, new home, new baby, new job- always an occasion worth celebrating. The Verve flute is just as bubbly as the champagne, and a sleek addition to any bar set. Give as a set of 2, 4 or 6 and come in under budget. Cheers!

    $13 at Crate and Barrel | Buy

    (Price is per flute)

    | Posted 23 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Double Walled Champagne Bucket

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    Give the gift that they would never buy for themselves, but will be so happy to receive. The double walled glass will keep bottles icy cold and look good while doing it. This bucket could even serve as a vase in a pinch. Definitely worth drinking to!

    $99 at Pure Modern | Buy

    | Posted 22 Feb, 2011 by Rene
  • Scalloped Cake Stand

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    There is just something so elegant about the wavy scalloped edge of this cake stand. And the possibilities for this white earthenware piece are endless- stack several sizes for increased drama, or use them separately to present appetizers or desserts. Give this as a usefully beautiful wedding gift or to a hostess- either way it will stand the test of time as a well-used, well-loved piece.

    $52 at Williams-Sonoma | Buy

    | Posted 22 Feb, 2011 by Rene