Groom's Gift: Totally Optional, but Totally Awesome

Creativity is Encouraged

If you've ever thought of yourself as a songwriter, this might be a good opportunity to write something special. If you're a crafter and have some time available (don't laugh), making a piece of jewelry, a set of lathe-turned candlesticks or a handmade memory scrapbook would be a nice gesture too. Sites selling everything from pearls to crystal portrait frames will encourage you to go for something grand. We think you should go for something simple that expresses the essence of what you feel for each other. It's an opportunity to make a sweet gesture that speaks to the heart of someone dear to you.

Some couples opt for jewelry that they can wear for the wedding, like cufflinks, bracelets, necklaces or earrings. Others go for:

  • Flowers
  • Leather goods
  • Memory boxes
  • Photo albums
  • Wine
  • Sentimental books
  • Monogrammed handkerchiefs