If you’re looking for the perfect wedding gift but the couple doesn’t have a registry, what do you do?
Read this guide! 🙌
When an engaged couple decides to NOT have a registry, it can leave gift-givers in a frenzy.
Although you can always give a wedding cash gift or a gift card, you may prefer a tangible item.
This wedding gift guide will help you answer the question: what should you give as wedding gifts for couples without a registry?
In it, you’ll find unique handmade presents, useful kitchenware, fun and thoughtful scrapbook ideas, and more. You’ll soon realize the perfect gift is out there and you don’t need a registry to find it.
Let’s get started!
GIVEAWAY! There is a hidden giveaway in this blog post! One of the items is being given away to a lucky reader. Find out what it is by scrolling to the bottom of the blog post or clicking here.
Wedding Gift Ideas When There Is No Registry
Here are perfect suggestions for what to give a couple who doesn’t have a wedding registry.
1. Personalized Wood and Resin Gift Set, $137+
This unique handmade gift is one of the most popular wedding gifts for couples without a registry. You can’t find it in store, that’s for sure! It is a handmade gift set made of wood and resin. It includes a cutting board (engraved with the couple’s name and wedding year), pair of coasters, a dip bowl, and a cheese knife. By FifthDesign.
2. Personalized Beverage Bucket, $82.99
This lovely gift is perfect for the couple’s home and is perfect for entertaining. It features their names on a clay plaque and a stainless steel bucket for keeping drinks cold and on display. By Susabellas.
This is also available in copper:
3. Whistling White and Gold Tea Kettle, $245
Presentation is everything and this kettle is the prettiest one I’ve ever seen! It will look beautiful on the stove and even has a soft whistle sound when the water is ready. By Caraway.
4. Picnic Backpack, $45.59
Take a relaxing stroll together and pack a lunch! This picnic backpack is perfect for hikes or picnics and includes everything you need, even a fleece blanket for sitting! By Haptim.
5. Custom Charcuterie Board, $27+
This is a must-have for every home! A personalized cutting board/charcuterie board that looks this good makes a beautiful and useful wedding gift that isn’t on a registry! By CopperFoxCompany.
6. Personalized Established In Sign, $53.99+
This sign is currently on sale at the time of post ($37.99+) which is an awesome deal! This is one of the most popular non-registry wedding gifts because it’s always a welcome addition to the home. By HeritageSignCo.
7. Our Adventure Book Scrapbook, $25.99
This thoughtful, unique, and one-of-a-kind wedding gift is a popular choice when couples don’t have a registry. It is a place where they can jot down all of their adventures together, beginning with the honeymoon. By Jimbon.
8. Personalized Tea Towels, $10.98+
Customize these useful tea towels with the couple’s moniker for a one-of-a-kind gift. By LittleHoneyDesignCo.
9. Custom Champagne Flutes, $29.95+
Every couple needs a pair of toasting flutes for the wedding day and anniversaries to come! Get this charming pair by PersonalizationMill. It’s the ideal gift even if they didn’t add it to a registry.
10. Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Set, $49.99
This is one of the most wildly popular non registry gifts on Amazon and it has over 13,000 reviews. Everyone can use one! Get it here.
11. Wedding Platter and Appetizer Plates Set, $175.95
The happy couple will adore this entertaining set which includes a large personalized platter and appetizer plates set, perfect for their next dinner party! Get the set at Susabellas. This gift is an Etsy Top Pick.
12. Metal Family Name Sign, $17.99+
A fan favorite, this metal family name sign makes a unique wedding gift that is not on a registry of any kind! Get one for the happy couple at RealSteelStore.
13. Personalized Photo Frame, $64.95
Give the couple a non-registry wedding present they’ll enjoy placing on a desk or dresser: a personalized photo frame! They can use a favorite engagement or wedding day photograph. This is handmade with love by Susabellas.
14. Key and Leash Holder, $42.95+
15. Custom Engraved Marble and Wood Coasters, $13.88+
Everyone can use a set of coasters for the home! These take a standard essential up a notch with lovely marble and wood. Get a set handmade by AvadirAndCo.
16. The Adventure Challenge for Couples, $59.99
This book is perfect for couples without a registry: it’s a scratch-off adventure book for couples! Get yours here.
17. Wedding Date Gift, $33.20
This unique wedding date gift turns their special date into a commemorative art piece to display at home. By AlphabetArtPhotos.
18. Hubby and Wifey Camp Mugs, $19.99
If the couple is outdoorsy, give them a pair of camping mugs like these! I love this unique style: it’s sure to be their favorite thing to pack on the next adventure! By MainEvent. Other sayings available, too!
19. Personalized Wood Coasters, $19.99
Stylish, handmade, and perfect for the newlyweds’ nest. Get the coasters by NakedWoodWorks.
20. Personalized Wedding Candle, $24
Give the couple this non-registry wedding gift: a charming personalized candle with tons of attention to detail. Highly-rated! By WisdomHouseCo.
Also loving this one from Soy and Sass:
21. Passport Holders and Keychain Gift Set, $29.99
Give the traveling newlyweds one of the most useful wedding gifts for couples without a registry: a passport holder set and luggage tags. By Deluxy.
It goes great with this honeymoon sand jar, $9.99, from here:
22. Personalized Wedding Quilt, $74+
A handmade quilt makes a thoughtful wedding gift for the couple! Get one like this from CustomThreadsShop.
23. Folded Book Art, $60
24. Newlywed Ornament Set, $49+
Give the newlyweds an ornament they will cherish, complete with a calendar and a heart over their wedding date! By HappyYouHappyMe.
25. Etched Tree Pint Glasses, $28+
Give the couple a set of personalized pint glasses that have their names “etched” in a tree! Cute gift by Etchddreams.
26. Marriage Prayer Sign, $37.97
This thoughtful wedding present makes a nice addition to the home. It is highly rated, as well. Get it here.
27. Picnic Backpack for 2, $89.99
This charming gift takes the couple on an outdoor picnic with everything they need to enjoy a nice meal together. Get the backpack here.
28. Pair of Old-Fashioned Glasses, $19.95
You can’t go wrong with a pair of 2 old-fashioned glasses: it’s always a perfect wedding gift, registry or not! Get these by JoyJolt. You can even pair it with a bottle of their favorite, if you’d like.
29. Year of Dates, $39
Here’s another style with wooden tokens, $16.99, by Stofinity.
30. Wedding Ring Dish, $24.94+
This is one of the most beautiful ring dishes we’ve ever seen! Handmade with love by ElmandCedar, this is one non-registry wedding gift idea the couple can use on the wedding day as a ring pillow alternative and a photo prop for their wedding ring shots. See it here.
Now it’s time to win one of the gifts on the list! We’re giving away a pair of camp mugs to one lucky reader, as shown in #18 above.
One lucky winner will receive a pair of camp mugs, perfect for this time of year! The winner can select any of the sayings from this listing for the winning gift. Mugs are black and white in a camping style.
Here’s one example:
Choose your favorite saying from here.
• Enter between 8/1-8/15/23 (11:59pm EST)
• Prize: One (1) pair of camp mugs as shown in the photo above. The winner may select from any sayings available in the listing.
• Prize value: $19.99 plus free shipping included to USA | International winner pays to ship
• No cash value
• Winner must reply to the winning email within 72 business hours or a new winner will be selected
• Winner will be randomly selected and announced on this blog post on 8/16 and emailed directly
Use the entry form below to enter.
And there you have it: you really can find beautiful wedding gifts for couples without a registry and this list proves it! Which gift idea is your favorite? Tell us in the comment box below!