If you’re invited to a wedding, it is of course a necessity to give something to the couple. But sometimes, when invited guests look into the wedding registry, their jaws drop to the choices of items as well as the costs. It’s only normal to react that way especially if you are short on cash and are conscious of your budget. But you just can’t say no to your beloved cousin or long-time friends, so you should go and celebrate the special day with them. And no need to worry about getting the right gift, because there are definitely elegant wedding gift ideas under $100.
Now don’t ever think that giving a gift under $100 is cheap. During these hard times it’s only imperative to be practical and budget-conscious. But what’s really great nowadays is that many gift items are affordably priced especially when you search the internet.
The following are just 7 of the elegant wedding gift ideas under $100:
(1) Gift Baskets
Gift baskets are great alternatives especially if you don’t know what item to pick for the couple. You can browse the internet and look for food and non-food gift baskets. Some people prefer the gourmet chocolate or wine and cheese combination, while others give away bath and body products for the couple to enjoy. If the couple are coffeeholics, you can choose an array of gourmet coffee blends or arrange for a set from their favorite coffee shop downtown and put them in an elegant basket.
(2) Personalized champagne flutes
You can get a set of 4 champagne flutes and have them etched. These products are available on the internet and the personalization service is sometimes free of charge. You have the items monogrammed or have their surnames etched on each champagne flute. Have them gift wrapped and shipped to you or to the couple, whichever you prefer.
(3) Personalized blanket
Giving away home items for the couple is usually the first thing that comes to mind. One of these items that are necessary for the home is the couple’s blanket. Of course it’s a simple gift, but you can jazz it up by adding the couple’s last name or their first names and the date of their wedding day. Choose a color that can blend well with other colors such as beige, brown and white.
(4) Kitchen items
It is always practical to give couples kitchen items as a wedding gift. You can get them a stove-top non-stick grill, coffee maker, toaster, cookware set, slow cooker or cutlery set. These are necessities for the home that they will appreciate.
(5) Personalized bath towel and robes set
This is a thoughtful and practical gift that costs less than $100. You may not find an exact set of these items, but you can surely find them online and offline. This is a customized gift that you can put together and just have them embroidered/personalized if you’re buying online. If there’s no one to embroider them if you’ll buy offline, it’s no big deal; as long as you give the couple a set of these bath necessities, you’ll be appreciated.
(6) Portable picnic table set
This is a fun and practical gift especially for the outdoorsy and adventurous couples. This is perfect when going out to the park or beach. The materials for this set is usually made of canvass and alloy frame; hence the affordable price- $90 below.
(7) Wine gift sets
Wine gift sets are great to give away to couples. You can find these with complementary food or chocolates to go. Gourmet and branded wines are also great to give away such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Domaine Ste. Michelle Champagne and California Chardonnay. And yes, they cost less than a hundred bucks.
If you are stuck on your limited budget, giving away wedding gifts under $100 is no cheap deal. There are two places you can go for elegant gifts- online and offline; and you will surely find great and elegant items that the couple will appreciate you for.