Christmas Gift Ideas for the bride-to-be in your life

Christmas is not just creeping up on us, it’s barrelling towards us. So what better to blog about today, than some seriously excellent gift ideas for the newlywed brides and the brides-to-be in your life?! Okay, okay… YOU might be the bride-to-be – in which case, you  need to share your favourites off this list to your partner-in-crime ASAP.

Christmas present ideas for fiance

If you’re keen to find out more about one of these lovely gift ideas, click the image to visit the place to purchase directly.

Wedding Planning Diary

little white book wedding planning diary

The Little White Book tops the list… because it’s a top gift of course. Thoughtful for during the wedding planning, and a treasured keepsake for years to come, the Little White Book is a wedding planning diary that will be a clever gift from a partner, a bridesmaid, a sister or just a really thoughtful friend.

little white book wedding planning diary nz

“First Married Christmas” Ornaments

This ticks the boxes for sentimental, sweet and semi-wedding related… a personalised Christmas Ornament for your tree (everyone together… awwwww).

shop this personalised christmas decoration here

These beautiful xmas ornaments could double as a gift tag for the newlywed’s Christmas gift.

shop this engagement ornament here

Below, this bauble holds a wedding photo = LOVE! These make great gifts because it’s acknowledging a pretty massive milestone in their lives – why wouldn’t they want to remember it?!

shop this christmas bauble here


Christmas present ideas for the home

Marquee letters that’ll be a standout at your wedding and in your lounge? Yes please:

Letters here

For the bride-to-be who is functioning on little-to-no sleep, coffee will be much appreciated… and the above wedding planning mug would be extra special for someone who’s juggling wedding planning with a full workload and little rest.

This is my wedding planning mug, bride to be gift, engagement gift for her
shop this wedding planning mug here

Whilst for a coffee-loving couple, these “hubby” and “wifey” mugs are a sweet idea. Pair them with a new plunger and a speciality roast for that extra touch.

shop hubby and wifey mugs here

A cutting board personalised with the married name and wedding date can make a great gift for a foodie couple. I can’t decide between this one…

shop personalised cutting board here

…or this one!

Unique Bridal Gift Couple Scipt Names Cutting Board Custom Wooden Large Wedding Present Engraved Engagement Best Friend Personalized Love
shop personalised cutting boards

Christmas gifts for the wedding day

If you’re buying for a bride-to-be, a thoughtful gift that can be used at the wedding could go down a treat.  These handkerchiefs are not just funny, but practical too!

shop ‘no ugly crying’ hanky

If your bride-to-be is a clever thing, then supplies towards wedding DIY may be an option. These kits allow your bride to pop in a loved-ones photo and attach the charm to her bouquet.

shop the bouquet charm kit here

Or keep your florals forever with these kits for setting your dried wedding flowers in resin jewellery. So pretty!

shop these diy resin kits here

Surprise your bride-to-be with an embroidered and monogrammed ring holder. A special keepsake and precious present idea all in one:

shop embroidered ring holders

If your bride to be is procrastinating on her wedding planning, encourage her to get those important bits and pieces ticked off her wedding to do list, with some wedding planning wine labels!

shop wedding planning milestone labels here

One of the first things that newlyweds need to run out and grab are photo frames and photo albums – so these personalised photo albums make a great, practical and personal gift at Christmas.  The one below would be perfect for an adventurous couple…

shop personalised travel photobook

…while the more traditional couple would appreciate this beautiful personalised wedding photo album:

shop personalised leather cover wedding albums

This BEAUTIFUL white and gold foil wedding guest book would be a special gift in the lead up to the wedding day:

Real Gold Foil Wedding Guest Book With Black Pages Lined Pages Silver Foil Copper Foil Guestbooks Personalized Modern Wedding GB156F

(More guestbooks ideas in our post here)

Jewellery and personal bits for the bride or bride-to-be

I’m quietly obsessed with velvet ring boxes at the moment – I can’t decide on a colour to buy one for myself – so here’s a few of my favourites.  Some can be personalised with the bride’s initial for an added touch.

Velvet Ring Box here
Velvet Ring Box here

You can never go wrong with a cute clutch for a gal’s bits and bobs. If your bride-to-be travels often and loves makeup, a personalised makeup bag would make a great Christmas gift. Using her new last name intial pops a cherry on the top of this thoughtful pressie.

shop personalised makeup bags

This “mrs” necklace (below) is a modern, personal gift.

If the bride you’re buying for is more a cat fan, then this flying cat necklace could be the gift you’ve been looking for:

Flying black and white cats~kitten lovers meow; black cat necklace, white cat necklace, cat bracelet, cat accessories

What about a little engagement ring dish, to keep her sparkles safe whilst washing the dishes or baking?

Reusable shopping bags are now a must-have item, so why not get something a little special?

This gorgeous gold “Mrs’ canvas tote bag is perfect for declaring marital status to all and sundry!

Wedding Gift - Mrs Wedding Tote Bag

For more ideas, browse the Christmas Present Ideas collection I’ve been curating on Etsy! It’s my own personal wishlist of beautiful Christmas presents, gift ideas and things I’m lusting after for my own home.

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