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Hello, lovelies! Bride-to-be Becca writes us with a question many of you have been wondering, too: what should you give as wedding gifts for parents? What are the best presents to give the parents of the bride and groom to show your appreciation? She writes,
“Hi Emmaline Bride! My parents and my future in-laws have been helping out a lot with our wedding. We would like to give wedding presents to our parents as a thank you for all the help. What do you suggest we give parents for a wedding gift? Do you have any favorite wedding gift ideas for parents? Thanks so much!”
Great question, Becca! That is so sweet to think ahead of what to give your parents as gifts on your wedding day. What to give parents as gifts on your wedding day depends on their style, what you think they would enjoy, and your budget. We’ve compiled a round-up of the best wedding gifts for parents to help you pick the perfect present and make ’em proud.
In this list, you’ll find thoughtful, meaningful gift ideas to give your parents on your wedding day from $10 — there’s something for every budget here!
Wedding Gifts for Parents
1. Embroidered wedding handkerchiefs for parents, $49.50
This set of two embroidered handkerchiefs make great gifts for parents. Your parents will cherish these handkerchiefs forever! By Canyon Embroidery.
2. I Survived My Daughter’s Wedding glassware set, $23.99
A whiskey glass for your dad, a wine glass for your mom! Or vise-versa. By Blue Ridge Mountain Co.
3. Wedding photo frame for parents, $34.40
A sweet, thoughtful wedding photo frame they’ll treasure! By Fieldtrip.
4. Jewelry box for Mom; tie patch for Dad, $46 + $14
This jewelry box for the mother of the bride is the sweetest! Give your dad this custom tie patch and now you have a complete set of wedding gifts for your parents. Jewelry box by Susabella’s, tie patch by Mamooby.
How sweet is this?! I loved you first. Awwww!
5. This sweet art print for mom and dad, $12+
6. These custom ring or jewelry dishes, $23+
A small ring dish or jewelry dish makes some of the best wedding gifts for parents. These in particular by ThePaintedPress offer many custom phrases that are ideal, like “I’ll Take Care of Her Always” or “All I Am I Owe To You”. Your mom can place her rings or earrings in this dish on her bedside table; your dad has a place to hold his cufflinks or tie bar.
7. These travel map gifts for mom and dad, $100+
8. Today a Groom, Tomorrow a Husband photo frame, $20
The sweetest wedding gifts for parents! Include a photo of the wedding and a throwback photo of when you were little. This is an example of a gift for the parents of the groom; customize for parents of the bride or buy individual photo frames for mothers and fathers. By CasualCalligraphyLiz.
9. Wedding gifts for parents who love to cook, $52+
This cutting board makes a great gift and is engraved with, “We love you Mom and Dad”. These make the best wedding gifts for parents who like to cook, and are great for the parents of the bride and parents of the groom. By CDSHardwoods.
10. This custom photo frame with your photo and parents’ photo, $32.97
A great keepsake for your favorite photos from the wedding. By Vlight.
11. Photo clutch for mom; engraved wallet for dad, $50+ + $37
These are some of my favorite wedding gifts for parents: a clutch purse for mom with your photo inside (when you were little!) By ANGEE W.
And an engraved leather wallet for dad with, “A bride today, a wife tomorrow, always your little girl.” So sweet! By NextLevelEngraving.
12. This personalized blanket for parents, $94
This blanket is so sweet! By Li’l Inspirations.
13. This hand-painted parents sculpture, $38.50
By Willow Tree.
14. Personalized platters, $169
15. 50 Reasons We Love You canvas, $48+
Customize each of the reasons and have it printed just for your parents! What a sweet gift idea! By Rockin Canvas.
16. This “everything I am you helped me to be” mug, $27.95
Get a pair for the parents of the bride and parents of the groom. Sweet gift by Susabella’s.
17. This heart snapshot framed art, $150+
Include your favorite snapshots in this beautiful artwork print that arrives framed and ready-for-gifting. By Minted.
18. This envelope locket for moms and tie bar for dads, $75 + $29.98
This locket necklace is beautiful for moms! By Capsul Jewelry. Available in gold, silver, or rose gold.
And for dad… these cufflinks are sure to give him tears of joy! These cufflinks can be designed from your ACTUAL handwriting. By OrientAppeal.
19. Wedding photo album for parents, $38+
A beautiful leather-bound and engraved photo album for them to hold their favorite photos from your wedding day. By WoodenEngravedShop.
20. And a card makes one of the best wedding gifts for parents, $3.75
Write your heartfelt words inside. By KismetWeddingsCo.
Where to Buy Wedding Gifts for Parents of Bride and Groom
If you liked the gifts featured here, you can buy them by clicking on the photo of the gift or the link directly underneath it.
Best Wedding Gifts for Parents
So, what do you think of these wedding gifts for parents? What will you give as gifts from the bride and groom? What would you add to our list? Tell us in the comment box below!
I hope it helps, Becca! And thanks for writing! I know this list of wedding presents for parents will help many couples as they figure out what to give as gifts! I hope it helped you, too. :)
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Happy Planning + Gift-Giving!