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Engagement Gift Ideas


What could be more worthy of a celebration than finding one's true love and planning a wonderful future together? From the time of a couple's engagement to the ceremony on the wedding day, there are many ways to honor tradition or create memorable Moments with a modern twist. These gift-giving opportunities let you and other friends and family members express your best wishes for a couple's new life and success.

The Engagement party is a chance to celebrate the announcement and toast the couple with your best wishes for their new life together.

A couple may choose one or several stores for their registry. You may want to investigate these lists prior to selecting your gift.
For the weeks and months between "Will you be mine?" and "I do", we have all kinds of ideas and suggestions to get you inspired.

Engagement Gifts
  • Rabbit corkscrew
  • Culinary herb garden
  • Wall clock
  • Frame
  • Scrapbook
  • Champagne flutes
  • Cheese knives and platter
  • Martini set
  • Salt and pepper shakers
  • Vase
  • Margarita making kit
Gift Certificate Ideas
  • Couples planning a wedding will find a range of books at B. Dalton.
  • Crate and Barrel offers a wonderful selection of household gifts.
  • A certificate from is perfect for future entertaining.
Frequently Asked Questions

Is it appropriate to register as soon as I'm engaged?
Yes, you may get registered at the time of your engagement.

I've been invited to an engagement party. Should I bring a gift?
Gifts are not required at an engagement party, though you may certainly bring one if you'd like. Many couples register when they are engaged. If interested, ask the couple or their family where they are registered.

My parents are throwing an engagement party in our honor. Should we open gifts at the celebration?
Typically couples do not open gifts at an engagement party as gifts are not required and not all guests will bring them.



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