Wedding Gifting: How Much Should I Spend?

Weddings are a time of celebration, love, and joy. And while it’s exciting to attend a wedding, choosing a gift for the happy couple can be a daunting task, especially when you’re not sure how much to spend. We have you sorted! Here we’ve compiled some general guidelines that can assist you in deciding on an appropriate gift, with budget in mind. Let’s explore how much you should spend on wedding gifting and provide some gift ideas to inspire you.

How Much Should I Spend on Wedding Gifts?

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When it comes to wedding gifting, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. The amount you should spend depends on a variety of factors, including your relationship with the couple, your budget, and the location and style of the wedding.

If you’re a close friend or family member of the couple, you may want to consider spending more than if you’re a distant acquaintance or coworker. Additionally, if you’re attending a destination wedding or a black-tie affair, you may want to spend more than if you’re attending a casual backyard wedding.

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A general rule of thumb for wedding gifting budget is to consider the relationship you have with the couple, your financial situation, and the cost of attending the wedding. As a rough guide, you might consider:

However, it’s important to remember that these are just rough estimates, and you should ultimately give what you feel comfortable with and what you can afford. The most important thing is to show your love and support for the happy couple on their special day.

Side note for Bride’s-to-be: Digital wishing wells are the way to go, check out the Wishing Well App to make gifting easier for you!

Wedding Gift Ideas

Now that you have an idea of how much to spend on a wedding gift, let’s take a look at some gift ideas to help you get started.

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Choosing a wedding gift can be a fun and enjoyable experience, as long as you have an idea of how much to spend and some gift ideas to inspire you. Remember, it’s not just about the cost of the gift, but the thought and effort that goes into choosing it. Whether you choose to give a practical gift or a personalized keepsake, your thoughtfulness and generosity will be appreciated by the happy couple.


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