14 Incredibly Creative (and Affordable) Wedding Gifts from Etsy

While wedding registries exist for a reason, it never hurts to go off the beaten path[1] when you're picking a wedding present, especially if you know the couple and their personal styles like the back of your hand. Because, let's be honest, who really wants to say "congratulations on your marriage" with salt and pepper shakers, anyway?

If you're at a loss for where to find said amazing, never-before-seen-present that will knock the bride's veil[2] off (only metaphorically, of course), the wide range of affordable, handmade wedding gifts from Etsy has come to your rescue.

Be it a totally modern ceramic planter[3] or quirky dish towels inspired by song lyrics, there's something for every couple on the expansive custom online marketplace, making it the perfect one-stop-shop for all your wedding gifting needs. Even if you want to go the sentimental route, there are plenty of picks that steer clear of cheesy. Plus, with so many quality ideas to meet every budget imaginable, you can still get the most bang for your buck no matter how big or small you decide to splurge[4]. Whether you're looking for something more meaningful to pair with a registry item[5] or just want to hunt down a completely original gift, check out 14 of our favorite wedding gifts from Etsy that won't get tossed in the post-wedding-repeated-present or giveaway piles.


  1. ^ go off the beaten path (www.brides.com)
  2. ^ the bride's veil (www.brides.com)
  3. ^ totally modern ceramic planter (www.brides.com)
  4. ^ how big or small you decide to splurge (www.brides.com)
  5. ^ a registry item (www.brides.com)