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Gift Guide: Bride

Is there a special bride-to-be in your life who you'd like to buy a gift for? Check out this epic list of creative, unique, and meaningful gift ideas for every type of bride!

Unique Keepsake Gift Ideas for Brides

If there's a special gal in your life who is currently engaged to be married or was recently married, you may want to find a wedding-themed gift for her. When considering gift ideas for a bride to be or newlywed lady, try thinking about something that would make a treasured keepsake or memento. Your friend will be super touched by each of the keepsake gift ideas for brides we've rounded up for you below!

The Carry-All Slouch Tote


This lightweight bag is generous in size and perfect for the woman who needs to carry it all. Choose from several unique prints and get free personalization – so you can add the bride-to-be's new last name to the name plate!

Heart Snapshot Mix® Photo Art

Heart Snapshot Mix® Photo Art


Give the bride-to-be a unique keepsake with Minted's Heart Snapshot Mix® Photo Art Print. Personalize with 30 favorite photos of special memories.

Savor Keepsake Wedding Memory Boxes

SAVOR keepsake wedding boxes


Give the bride the perfect keepsake gift from SAVOR! These archival quality storage sets have drawers and folders to keep all your wedding memories safe and protected. Such a great way to store your treasured memories!

thegartergirl wedding garter

Heirloom Wedding Garter

The Garter Girl

If the bride loves classic details, look no further than these luxurious keepsake garters from The Garter Girl. Made from high quality materials in timeless styles to suit any bride.

velvet ring box from bark and berry

Velvet Ring Box

Bark & Berry

Every bride needs a place to store her engagement ring, and these gorgeous velvet ring boxes from Bark and Berry are incredibly chic. Use it in the wedding for the ring bearer or as storage for the ring when you're not wearing it.

Bridal Gown Sketch - Custom Illustration

Custom Bridal Sketch


For the fashionista bride, consider a custom bridal sketch of her wedding gown by a talented illustrator on Etsy. Give the bride a custom piece of art to treasure forever!

bouquet watercolor painting

Wedding Bouquet Painting


Another custom piece of art that makes a perfect gift for a bride is a bouquet painting by Sunduk Shop. Get a lovely watercolor rendering of the bride's bouquet to hang in her newlywed home as a reminder of the big day!

Hair Tie “Bride-to-be” Bracelets

Maria Shireen

Looking for something practical and chic? These hair tie bracelets from Maria Shireen are perfect because they camouflage the dreaded hair tie on the wrist by incorporating it into an adorable bracelet. Add a Bridal Charm for a personal touch.


Wedding Planner Keepsake Book


Every bride needs a place to record all her memories and plans along the way towards her wedding day. What better place to keep those memories than in a keepsake wedding planner book.

stitched bouquet

Stitched Wedding Bouquet


Another keepsake artwork gift idea is a stitched wedding bouquet by KimArt. These darling stitched illustrations in embroidery hoops look absolutely stunning hanging on a gallery wall and are a unique piece fo art!

diamond ring box

Diamond Ring Box


For the stylish bride, consider one of these glass terrarium ring boxes from Waen. Not only are they a stunning piece of decor but they also make a stylish way to store your wedding rings.

Leather Passport

Leather Passport Cover, Luggage Tags, etc

Mark & Graham

For the traveling bride, consider gifting her some travel gear with her new married monogram. Choose from several chic colors of leather and blind embossing vs gold.

 What do you think of our list? Would you add any of these gift items to your wishlist?

Gifts for Brides: Gifts that Keep on Giving

One thing that ties this list of gifts together is that they are all gifts that keep on giving – meaning you'll use them far beyond your wedding planning process. These gifts may seem like an investment, but any gift that lasts you a long time is budget savvy in my book! Check out these finds below!

These are items that we think any bride would love — so if you're on the lookout for a great gift to buy a future Mrs. definitely check these out! Or if you're a current bride planning your wedding, consider adding these fab gifts to your wishlist this year.

Apple iPad Mini

on Amazon

The bride-to-be can download all her favorite wedding apps and use it to help plan her big day! The iPad Mini is seriously the perfect size for work and play– fitting comfortably into most handbags. It's a great gift that keeps on giving all year long!

FitBit Fitness Tracker

Fitness trackers are all the rage nowadays — especially for brides who are trying to get fit before their big day. I love the FitBit Flex because you can wear it on your wrist and you don't even have to give it another thought. Track your steps, your sleep and more! And it comes in a variety of great color options — of course I love the teal. 🙂 This is another gift that just keeps on giving because you can use it to keep yourself active and healthy all year long.

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flash n go

Silk'n Flash & Go

The Silk'n Flash&Go™ is a revolutionary light-based system for permanent results at home. Now you can remove unwanted hair forever on your body and face – all with gentle pulses of light that disable hair growth. It's the safe way to get smooth, beautiful skin — and so much cheaper than pricey hair removal treatments at a traditional salon. Get hair-free the DIY way at home with this nifty little device. I had the opportunity to test it out recently and it didn't hurt even a tiny bit, so it's perfect for even the most sensitive areas. Definitely a great tool to use to get ready for your honeymoon!!

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cricut explore air

Cricut Cutting Machine

Cricut Explore® is a design-and-cut system for making amazing, affordable DIY and craft projects. This machine allows you to create DIY crafts and projects from wedding invitations to DIY home décor to scrapbooking — it's definitely a gift that keeps on giving for the seriously crafty bride. Featuring Cut Smart™ technology, the Smart Set™ dial for easy material settings, and the ability to upload your own designs, Cricut Explore is the easiest and most innovative design-and-cut system yet. If you want to get super crafty for your big day, this is a must-have for your wishlist.

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Skillshare Membership

Learn how to design your own wedding invitations or how to beautifully hand-letter your envelopes with the awesome courses available on Skillshare! Gift the bride-to-be in your life a Skillshare membership. PS — you can get a 2-month membership for FREE when you sign up with our exclusive code + link! Use code: IGAMB2504

Sign up here!

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