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Cool wedding gift ideas that break all traditions

Weddings call for celebrations of love and togetherness. On their special day, gift the couple with something cool and left-of-centre as they start their new life together.

Gifts have been given at weddings for centuries, and it is customary for those invited to a wedding to send the new Mr and Mr. a gift to help them celebrate their new union. Even if you are not able to attend the wedding in person, you can still gift the lovely couple.

These days, it does seem more commonplace for couples to request monetary gifts. While there's nothing wrong with that, it can still be a nice sentiment to add a physical gift toward their future together. The rules now however are that normal registry items like pots and pans are pretty much a no-no. That's because couples tend to have lived with one another for a while first before tying the knot and therefore don't need those household items.

So think out of the box and get them something they'll appreciate, use or just smile over.


Travel and experience wedding gifts

Hot Air Ballooning Over The Hunter Valley - For 2
Hot Air Ballooning Over The Hunter Valley - For 2

RedBalloon

Sydney Harbour Cruise with 3 Course Lunch - For 2
Sydney Harbour Cruise with 3 Course Lunch - For 2

RedBalloon

Jet Boat Circular Quay Sydney 30 Mins For 2 Offer
Jet Boat Circular Quay Sydney 30 Mins For 2 Offer

Adrenaline

Overnight Zoo Safari With Dinner and Breakfast - For 2
Overnight Zoo Safari With Dinner and Breakfast - For 2

RedBalloon

Overnight Escape with Breakfast and Bike Hire - For 2
Overnight Escape with Breakfast and Bike Hire - For 2

RedBalloon

Picnic Among the Vines with Wine Tasting Masterclass - For 2
Picnic Among the Vines with Wine Tasting Masterclass - For 2

RedBalloon


Unique wedding gifts

Innos Tage 40L Large Insulated Cooler Tote Bag
Innos Tage 40L Large Insulated Cooler Tote Bag

Amazon

Personalised Anniversary Jigsaw Map Picture
Personalised Anniversary Jigsaw Map Picture

Hard to Find

Lenovo Yoga Smart 10.1
Lenovo Yoga Smart 10.1" Tab With Google Assistant

Bing Lee

Boldloft From My Heart To Yours Couples Pillowcases
Boldloft From My Heart To Yours Couples Pillowcases

Amazon


Personalised wedding gifts

Personalised Couples Carved Heart Photo Frame
Personalised Couples Carved Heart Photo Frame

Hard to Find


"His" and "Hers" wedding gifts

Now you could buy them these sweet-as-pie couple gifts, OR you could add a little quirk and make sure HE knows who's the boss in this relationship..

Kate Spade New York Two Of A Kind Dof Pair His Hers
Kate Spade New York Two Of A Kind Dof Pair His Hers

Myer

East of India Mr & Mrs Heart-Shaped Ring Dish
East of India Mr & Mrs Heart-Shaped Ring Dish

Amazon


Same-sex wedding gifts

Lesbian Couple Gifts Completely Obsessed With My Lady Mug
Lesbian Couple Gifts Completely Obsessed With My Lady Mug

Amazon

Gingprous 2 Pack Mr and Mr Wine Tumbler Set
Gingprous 2 Pack Mr and Mr Wine Tumbler Set

Amazon


Naughty wedding gifts

Some might think this one's taboo, but if the couple you're witnessing tying the knot has a good sense of humour, these "toys" will hit the spot.

Nookii: The Hot Game for Passionate Lovers
Nookii: The Hot Game for Passionate Lovers

Lovehoney

Love In Leather Italian Leather Blindfold
Love In Leather Italian Leather Blindfold

Wild Secrets

We-Vibe Sync Couples Wearable Vibrator with Remote & App
We-Vibe Sync Couples Wearable Vibrator with Remote & App

Wild Secrets


Home additions

They might not need pots and pans but a little something to brighten up or complement a room never went unwanted. Fact.

Double Wall Thermo Coffee Tea Cappuccino Glasses Set
Double Wall Thermo Coffee Tea Cappuccino Glasses Set

Amazon


Gift cards

When all else fails and you don't want to give them cash. There's always the lifesaving gift card. Here are three of the best.


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