Give the happy couple an eco-friendly wedding gift that is kind to the earth as well as personal, meaningful, and handmade!
One thing we absolutely love to do is peruse the digital aisles of our favorite online marketplaces. A personal favorite is, of course, Etsy! Not only do they have millions of products to browse by thousands of talented artisans and small business owners, but they also have some of the coolest and most unique wedding gifts around. When it comes to any purchase these days, we're keeping our eye out specifically for eco-friendly and sustainable options for your wedding day– whether it's attire or decor or wedding gifts!
We wanted to share some of our favorite sustainable wedding gift ideas for the happy couples in your life. If you're looking for a unique wedding gift you won't find on typical wedding registries, check out these amazing ideas at a variety of price points!
Sustainable Wedding Gifts for the Earth-Friendly Couple
Each of these items is made from eco-friendly materials or using sustainable practices. Most of these items are handcrafted with the utmost care and love for the environment– and that means not only are they made to last but they are also investment pieces that the happy couple is sure to treasure throughout their marriage.
Cherry Wood Salad Bowl Set
The happy couple will love this salad bowl set crafted from locally sourced cherry wood. This eco-friendly set contains five one-of-a-kind handcrafted bowls and two serving paddles. It's a beautiful and practical gift that's sure to be appreciated.
Linen Bedding Sheets
This gift of stone-washed linen sheets is made from Oeko Tex certified pure flax linen. The creamy ivory color is neutral so it will blend easily with any decor. Set includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and two pillowcases. Consider this luxurious gift of quality bedding as an eco-friendly wedding gift.
Family Name Sign
Made from copper with an oak frame, this name sign will celebrate the couple's newly married status. A sheet of beautifully patinated eco-friendly copper holds the pressed characters. The newlyweds will display this proudly.
Modern Wall Clock
Keep time with this modern clock fashioned from raw birch wood. The no tick, silent operation will fit perfectly in a bedroom or office, keeping to your space free of extra noise. The Scandinavian look is minimal enough to fit with almost decor.
Wave Wine Rack
Made of eco-friendly bamboo, this wine rack is a statement piece with its eye-catching wave-like design. The tabletop rack will hold 6 bottles of wine. When not in use, the rack is easily disassembled and can be stored flat.
Perfect for entertaining, this eco-friendly wooden plate makes an elegant tray for serving cheese, fruits, or drinks. Its striking natural wood grain gives it a chic and modern look that's sure to be noticed.
Spiral Wine Corks Wreath
Wine corks have been repurposed into a large stunning wreath to grace the front door of the newlyweds home. It would also look amazing hanging above a fireplace mantel. Attached to a burlap loop, it's easy to hang and will lend a creative touch anywhere it's placed.
Paper Table Lamp
Your gift of a hand-crafted botanical paper lamp will be a unique gift that will not be replicated by another guest! Select from 8 different papers. The lamp has three candelabra sockets for even light throughout shade. It's a work of art that is sure to be enjoyed.
Tilt Modern Kona Cotton Napkins
This set of 4 cotton napkins displays a hand-drawn pattern that's printed on Kona cotton fabric using eco-friendly, water-based pigment inks. The modern pattern is printed in shades of gray, charcoal, and cream for a neutral palette. It's packaged with an open-weave ribbon and is ready for gifting.
Ceramic Apple Sculpture
These porcelain apple sculptures are crafted using food-grade, non-toxic and lead-free glazes. Perfect on a table or mantle, these modern art pieces will be an elegant addition to the happy couple's home decor.
Olive Wood Kitchen Utensil Set
This unique 5 piece kitchen utensil set is hand-carved from olive wood. Each piece is a unique design and comes with a matching wooden utensil holder. A thoughtful gift for the couple who likes to cook.
Glass Geometric Terrarium
This gorgeous teardrop-shaped glass terrarium lends a modern touch to any decor. Plant a tropic garden of succulents, cacti or air plants. It's a memorable gift that's sure to be appreciated.
Fine Art Ceramic Vase
Give the gift of fine art with this beautiful display vase. It's a hand made, one of a kind vase boasting ornate detailing. It's an exceptional piece of decor for the bride and groom to display in their home.
Mr. And Mrs. Pillow Set
This burlap pillow set is a sweet keepsake for the new Mr And Mrs. The eco-friendly fabric uses natural water-based pigments for printing.
Natural Jute and Cotton Rug
This hand made rug is made from 100% natural jute and cotton. Its neutral color will work with most decor. It's the perfect small rug for a hallway.
Handmade Block Printed Napkins
This set of four 100% cotton napkins has a linen look with a pretty daisy and thistle print. Each original drawing is hand-carved into an eco-friendly printing plate and is hand-printed and heat set with non-toxic ink.
Black Walnut Wood Serving Board
This beautiful serving board is made from Black Walnut wood. This is a versatile piece that can be used as a cutting board, a charcuterie board, or a serving board for sushi. When not in use, it can function as a decorative display piece. It's the perfect gift for the couple who likes to spend time in the kitchen.
Teak Plate Set
Gift these mid-century modern wooden plates made out of teak. This set of 4 plates is perfect for salads, lunch or tapas.
Honeycomb Wooden Wall Clock
This unique wall clock is made from high-quality, sustainable bamboo. Its eye-catching honeycomb design is made with silent quartz movement to keep the peace while also keeping time.
Rose Gold Home Decor Coasters
This classic gift of coasters is always appreciated and even more so when it's eco-friendly. The 4-piece set is made from BPA-free resin in a pretty rose gold-tone that's neutral enough to fit with any decor.
Browse more of our Wedding Gift Guides for savvy gift ideas for every member of your wedding party, family and more!
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Editor's note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more resources for planning a pandemic wedding here.