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The Bernadotte jug from Georg Jensen is the perfect combination of stylish elegance as a gift for the bride and groom.

11 elegant wedding gift ideas

It is not always easy to find the perfect wedding gift, especially if you do not know both halves of the couple equally well. Sometimes the bride and groom have a completed wish list but for those weddings where a list has not made the cut, we have eleven elegant gift ideas that are guaranteed to be appreciated.
Updated Monday 1st August 2022
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What makes an elegant wedding gift?

It is not always easy to figure out what to give as a wedding present, but one tip is to invest in something that will fit easily into any home, but also think about giving something that reminds the bride and groom of their big day afterwards. We can highly recommend these items as wedding gifts:

  1. Moebe frame to frame memories of the big day
  2. Lovebirds from Kay Bojesen
  3. Bernadotte thermos or carafe
  4. A round vase for a beautiful bouquet flowers
  5. Cobra candlesticks from Georg Jensen
  6. Kastehelmi cake stand from Iittala
  7. Scented candles or diffuser from Skandinavisk
  8. A lovely throw
  9. Beautiful porcelain
  10. Lyngby vase from Porslinsfabriken Lyngby
  11. Champagne glasses

Discover them all below!

Wedding gift tips - a wrapped Alvar Aalto vase from Iittala is the perfect gift as an elegant wedding present.

Give a wedding gift that is sure to last.

This oak frame from Moebe is an elegant and personal wedding gift for the bride and groom who wish to preserve memories from their.

Give an elegant and personalised wedding gift with this beautiful frame from Moebe that can be filled with memories from the wedding day like flowers from the bridal bouquet.

1. MOEBE FRAME: FOR MEMORIES FROM THE BIG DAY

For a little different and more personal wedding gift this stylish frame from the Danish brand Moebe is perfect. With this frame the bride and groom can beautifully highlight a fond memory of the big day thanks to the double-sided, transparent acrylic glass.  

A tip for you: why not write a nice card for the bride and groom with suggestions for what they could do with the frame. The wedding invitation perhaps? A photo from the day? Or why not combine each of these with flowers dried from the bride's bouquet to create an elegant and very special collage?

Elegant frames from the Danish brand Moebe are a great idea for a wedding gift that can be personalised.

Stylish frames from the Danish brand Moebe.

2. LOVEBIRDS: FOR THE CUTE COUPLE

Kay Bojesen’s wooden figurines Lovebirds is a timeless and popular wedding gift that you can be sure will be appreciated. Throughout history, turtle doves have always symbolised true and faithful love and these little ones will always stand side by side in the home. This lovely couple are nothing less than the perfect wedding gift.

Kay Bojesen Lovebirds is an elegant and adorable classic for the bride and groom.

Kay Bojesen Lovebirds is a timeless wedding gift.

3. BERNADOTTE JUG: FOR LIFE’S COFFEE BREAKS

Another popular and elegant wedding gift idea is the Bernadotte jug or carafe from Georg Jensen. The exclusive design is sure to be appreciated as the bride and groom share moments from the big day with friends and family over coffee and cake.

The Bernadotte jug from Georg Jensen is an elegant wedding gift that is perfect for a romantic coffee break together.

The Bernadotte jug from Georg Jensen - a popular and elegant wedding gift for the bride and groom to share during many romantic coffee breaks.

4. A ROUND VASE: FOR BEAUTIFUL FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS

We asked the expert florist Malin Brandén, which vase she felt everyone should have in their home, her top pick was a round vase. With a wider bottom and narrower opening that keeps the majority of cut flowers perfectly arranged. A vase is always a great wedding gift idea and according to Malin you can't go wrong with one of these round vases. Check out these three ideas below!

For more tips from Malin be sure to read the article: How to choose the right vase for your bouquet of flowers – 3 tips from a florist

A round vase in clear glass is a timeless and elegant wedding gift idea. Photo: @homebynicky

Say yes… to an elegant and timeless vase from By On. Photo: @homebynicky

5. COBRA CANDLESTICK WITH CANDLES: FOR ELEGANT & COSY MOMENTS

A candlestick is a classic wedding gift and a great gift for the bride and groom that you do not know so well. The elegant and timeless candlestick Cobra from Georg Jensen makes the perfect and desirable gift, even if the bride and groom already happen to have one they work perfectly as a pair. Go one step further and create your own package with Cobra and optional candles for a more unique wedding gift.

Cobra candlesticks from Georg Jensen are a classic wedding gift combined with white fine candles.

6. KASTEHELMI CAKE STAND: FOR THE TASTIEST PART OF THE BIG DAY

Another ideal wedding gift for bridal couples you do not know so personally is Iittala's beautiful cake stand from the Kastehelmi series. The stylish and discreet design mean that it will fit into any home and is a true design classic. This is a gift you can be sure will be appreciated.

The Kastehelmi cake stand from Iittala is an elegant and popular wedding gift.

The Kastehelmi cake stand is a elegant gift that works perfectly with almost any design style, a true classic you can be sure will be appreciated!

A beautiful cake on the Kastehelmi cake stand from Iittala, an elegant wedding gift idea.

With a Kastehelmi cake stand from Iittala, the bride and groom can always set the table for an elegant party.

7. SKANDINAVISK SCENTED CANDLE: FOR EVERYDAY LUXURY 

This elegant scented candle and diffuser sticks from  create an atmospheric, inviting and relaxing home. Each scent tickles the senses, and the elegant, Scandinavian design makes them a real interior design favourite. This wedding gift encourages the bride and groom to enjoy everyday luxury regardless of the season. 

Skandinavisk scented candles and diffuser sticks are an elegant and romantic wedding gift.

Give the bride and groom a package everyday luxury with these atmospheric scented candles and diffuser sticks from Skandinavisk that are sure to create an atmospheric home to cuddle up in. Foto: @our_home_living

8. AN ELVANG THROW: FOR AFTERNOON CUDDLES

Why not give this soft throw as an elegant wedding gift? There is always room for a cosy throw in the home, as they are so easy to match according to season and style. This single-coloured, classic throw from Elvang Denmark is made of the finest alpaca and sheep wool, an exclusive wedding gift for the bride and groom to cuddle under together. Or the graphically stylish Stripes blanket from NJRD is perfect to give to the bride and groom who enjoy some patterns in their home.

Elvang Classic throw in beige from Elvang Denmark is an exclusive and elegant wedding gift idea.

Elvang Classic throw made of the finest alpaca and sheep wool an exclusive wedding gift.

9. ELEGANT PORCELAIN FOR LOVELY DINNERS

A gift of delicate porcelain such as these plates and bowls from By On makes a beautifully elegant wedding gift. Or why not gift a lovely serving plate or bowl? It allows the bride and groom to create beautiful table settings for romantic and memorable dinners to come.

Asparagus plates and Fiona bowl from By On are an elegant and useful wedding gift.

Asparagus plates and Fiona bowl from By On make an elegant plate setting and a useful wedding gift to give the couple!

A serving plate makes an elegant wedding gift idea for all of the bride and grooms future dinner parties .

Or why not give a beautiful serving dish as a wedding present? The timeless Bubbles from Mateus is ideal.

10. LYNGBY VASE: FOR ELEGANT FLORAL DISPLAYS 

A great tip for an elegant wedding gift is a classic vase. Easy to place in any home, keep it traditional and simple with the elegant Lyngby vase from the highly acclaimed porcelain designer Lyngby. This beautiful wedding gift is sure to be appreciated and is the perfect place for the bridal bouquet to be enjoyed in the days after the big day.

Lyngby vase in white - a classic and elegant wedding gift idea.

Lyngby vase in white - a classic and elegant wedding gift.

Wedding table setting with the Lyngby vase, an elegant wedding gift for the big day and beyond.

The Lyngby vase is just a beautiful with or without flowers.

11. CABERNET CHAMPAGNE GLASSES: FOR THE PARTY OPPORTUNITIES

Champagne and weddings belong together, so why not give the bride and groom something they can pick up on their anniversary or during a dinner party with family and friends. These beautiful champagne glasses from the Cabernet series from Holmegaard are all about elegance. The perfect gift for an elegant couple, especially if you know that they appreciate a glass of bubbly!

Cabernet champagne glass 2-pack from Holmegaard - an elegant wedding gift for the bride and groom who enjoy a drop of bubbly!

The bride toasts with Cabernet champagne glasses from Holmegaard - an elegant wedding gift idea.

These elegant glasses will entice many festive moments together.

Text: Rebecca Sparling; Styling: Madeleine Petersson, Elin Forsander; Foto: Angeliqa Daldorph, Moebe, Design Letters

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