There’s a little-known secret about Etsy: it’s well-known for all things handmade, but they offer an incredible amount of unique wedding gifts, engagement presents, and bridal party gifts for your attendants, too. You just have to know where to look!
Emma here and when I was getting married, I loved shopping on Etsy but I had no idea where to start. There are so many amazing products, handmade by independent artists, and many categories from which to choose. If you’re new to the Etsy storefront, you may feel like there are too many places to start, getting yourself lost in a rabbit hole of adorable finds and then realizing your cart is full and… well, that can happen when you shop there. :) I mean, I should just show you how many products I add to cart on the regular!
But we’re giving you a heads-up on the best wedding gifts Etsy has to offer right now, ahead of the busy season, so you can get your name on some of the most popular waiting lists and get wedding presents in time for delivery. Fear not, many of these top wedding gifts on Etsy are available right now. But there are some that, once the word gets out and they’re Pinned to oblivion, they begin to get waitlisted and it takes a little bit longer since every product is made by hand by a real person.
And that real person? They do a happy dance when you order! And the recipients of your wedding gifts — maybe even you, since we think you should treat yo’ self, you beautiful bride-to-be, you — also do happy dances when they realize the gift they received is completely unique, one-of-a-kind, and not able to be replicated.
Handmade is pretty awesome that way.
What makes a unique wedding gift?
That’s easy! When buying unique wedding gifts Etsy wide or beyond, look for:
– Positive Reviews
When buying gifts online, it’s important to read reviews. They’ll help you decide if the gift is right for you — or your recipient.
– Gift Shipping Times
Keep an eye out for shipping times and any delays to ensure you’ll receive your handmade gift on time. Remember, some handmade gifts take longer to make due to the nature of being, well, handcrafted. Just check the timeline and shipping location if you’re in a hurry. Or send a message to the Etsy maker and see if you can rush your order.
– Wedding Gifts That Are Actually Useful
The best wedding gifts Etsy has to offer? Useful ones! If you find a present the couple can use together, it will translate into wedding gifts that will last a lifetime. And the memories they’ll make? Priceless! Choose thoughtful gifts that aren’t necessarily expensive — price isn’t as important as functionality.
So, without further adieu, here it is: The Most Unique Wedding Gifts Etsy 2021 guide, curated by your handmade lovers at Emmaline Bride, and designed to make shopping for unique wedding gift ideas so much easier.
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Most Unique Wedding Gifts on Etsy
1. Personalized Wedding Gift Ring Dish, $17
Starting under twenty dollars, this gorgeous hand-painted ring dish makes one of the most unique wedding gifts — one that I have on my own wish list. And yes, did I choose this item because it says A heart E? Of course. But also because the folks at ThePaintedPress are amazing and so friendly, and their reviews? Yep, they speak for themselves! Buy here.
2. Personalized Cutting Board, $39
There are many cutting boards on Etsy, but this one caught my eye immediately. I love the personalized engraving on this solid wood board, along with the sweet heart that ties together both names — and the wedding date underneath. A perfectly unique wedding gift you can get now for yourself or a couple that loves to cook! By CircleCityDesignCo. Buy it here.
3. Personalized Beverage Tub, $78.99
When it comes to crafting the most unique wedding gifts Etsy has to offer, Susabellas knows exactly how to do it! Susan is delightful to work with and the passion she has for her products really shows. This is one of my favorite wedding gifts: a personalized beverage tub. Your patio parties will never be the same — or as stylish! — without one of these amazing tubs. Buy it here.
4. Coaster Set of Four, $35
Coasters? Yes, but with a twist: these unique wedding gifts will delight the recipient, as they’ll have a nice place to set drinks on the table without messing it up. ;) Plus, they’re not just any coasters. These handmade and engraved coasters are made with wood and marble, as well as personalized. Translation: these are unique wedding gifts Etsy has to offer that you WON’T find in a store. By ShopIngrainedGoods. Get yours here.
5. Wedding Pillow with Personalization, $28+
This is one of those unique wedding gifts Etsy has to offer that your local chain won’t: it is a personalized pillow, designed with your names and wedding date. It is also a gift they likely won’t already own; if you purchase two pillows, you or the couple receiving them can use the pillows at the sweetheart table during dinner for a sweet photo prop (and comfortable accent!) In addition, your pillow will look beautiful at home in your bedroom as your new favorite throw pillow. By WillowCreekCompany. See the designs here.
6. Cheese Board, $45.99+
Okay, you guys: I want/need one of these bad boys. When Andrew and I like to have a glass of wine or cheese and crackers and olives (okay, all of the above), this cheese board would make a lovely addition to our setup while we Netflix our favorite show. It even has a drawer, four-piece cutlery set, and a knife. This is one of my favorite wedding gifts Etsy has to offer by the lovely PersonalizedMemento. You can click to shop here.
7. Mr, Mrs, and Dog Leash and Key Holder, $44+
If I didn’t already have a key and leash holder that works so well in our kitchen, I’d swoop this thing up in a heartbeat. It is on my shortlist for the best wedding gifts Etsy has to offer and I regularly recommend this to friends and family members. It’s a functional gift for pet owners: a space for your keys, your spouse’s keys, and the dog’s leash. Other options available and styles, too. By CestlEvi. Get it here.
8. Couple’s Sign, $24.99
A friend of mine was JUST asking where to find a couple’s sign or one of those ‘Established In’ signs as a wedding gift for a friend of hers. I spotted this one and love it for its rustic charm, handmade detailing, and size. It is perfect for displaying at the wedding on your entry table and afterward at home. It makes a unique gift for weddings and engagements. By TheWoodenTriangle. Buy here.
9. Mr & Mrs Cooking Gift, $32.99
If you know a couple who loves to cook together, this makes one of the most unique wedding gifts Etsy has to offer. It includes two aprons, two oven mitts, a potholder, and a cookbook with romantic recipes to whip up together. By Deluxy. Buy it here or shop here and save 10% with code: “EMMALINE”.
10. Mr and Mrs Coffee Camp Mugs, $14+
Okay, hear me out: camp mugs are an awesome wedding gift for couples who love coffee. They can be used at home or on-the-go, camping, hiking, vacationing, or patio-ing. :) But here’s the kicker: I’ve purchased my share of camp mugs and was always disappointed, or found awesome camp mugs that had promise, but poor reviews. These are a great price, boast positive reviews, and look awesome! You really can have it all, I say! These are some of my top wedding gifts Etsy picks that I know any couple will love. By SuperiorSweetWater. Shop here.
11. Wine Labels for Marriage Milestones, $16.99+
These custom wine bottle labels make some of the best wedding gifts Etsy has in store, as the gifts keep giving! Celebrate your first milestones together with a bottle of wine, like your Wedding Night, First Christmas, First Big Purchase, etc. By LabelWithLove. You can add a personalized twist to this gift by purchasing wines the couple will love, or perhaps your own favorites, and then adding the labels to the bottles. In addition, you can place these all in a nice large fabric basket, like this, for a picture-perfect wedding gift. Get them here.
12. Personalized Wedding Dish / Platter, $159.95
Serve up dishes or appetizers on this beautiful handmade platter, engraved with the couple’s name and wedding date. This is one of the top wedding gifts for couples who like to entertain! By Susabellas, another best-seller from her shop! Buy it now.
13. Monogrammed Wedding Blanket, $84
Cozy up with one of the best-selling wedding gifts Etsy has to offer for couples: a snuggly blanket! It is monogrammed and personalized with the wedding date. A perfect gift idea by LiLinspirations and selling fast. Shop this gift.
14. Couple’s Art Print, $36.45+
When you’re after a unique gift the couple won’t already own, there’s nothing quite like a custom art print! This one at GreylingPost caught our eye: isn’t it beautiful? It makes a lovely art piece for the couple’s home. Available here.
15. Personalized Dish Towels, $12.95+
These will be your new favorite dish towels to display in your kitchen, featuring your new last name! Sure, you can buy dishtowels from anywhere, but nothing quite like these custom towels from ElleJayeOnline with positive reviews and an awesome price. Great for a kitchen-themed bridal shower gift, too. Buy here.
16. Chopping Board and Spoons Gift Set, $64+
This unique chopping board makes unique wedding gifts Etsy made by WoodBeMine. I love the three products: a stylish and functional cutting board, two wooden spoons, and a set of coasters. Perfection! Buy yours here.
17. Map Art Gift, price varies
Map your travels — literally! — thanks to the genius behind Journey Print Shop who isn’t just talented at her art, but she’s so kind to work with, too! Choose your maps from a variety of sizes, styles, and even prices. This is potentially one of the most unique wedding gifts Etsy has to offer now for wall art, as it is completely customized to suit your own “story”! A terrific gift for couples who love to travel. Sweet idea. Shop this gift.
18. Engraved Champagne Flutes in a Keepsake Box, $63+
Champagne flutes are always a good gift idea, and when they’re personalized? That’s even better. Top it off with a keepsake wooden box and you’ve got one of the best wedding gifts Etsy offers right now by maker EverythingEtchedAZ. Amazing! Shop this style.
19. Rustic Wedding Date Sign, $34+
This sign is selling like hotcakes: it’s a great addition to your wedding decor, to your home, and makes a fun photo prop for engagement photos, too. It is handmade by EllieandJDesigns and wildly popular, especially this time of year! See it here.
20. Folded Book Art, $37+
Now here’s one of the most unique wedding gifts Etsy has: a folded book art piece, custom-made with love by LandKCreative. Couples love to display this book art at home, at the wedding reception, and it is especially popular for book themed weddings. You won’t find anything else like it! Shop this gift.
21. Wedding Day Candle, $12.99
A hand-poured candle that is symbolic of your wedding day? Sign me up! I love candles, and this one looks like it smells amazing. In scent: Spa Day. Features a cool wood wick for a handmade touch. By CornerStoreByEmily. Browse or buy yours here.
22. Mango and Marble Serving Platter, $58
Talk about style! This is a unique serving platter anyone would love to show off at home while entertaining, whether you have a party of 10 or just the two of you. By RusticFlitch. You can buy yours here.
23. Couples Wedding Gift Box, price determined by size
Have a custom box made for your favorite wedding couple, thanks to handmade artist MyHandmadeWeddingCO. You can build your box as shown, or pick and choose other pieces to accompany your perfect wedding gift. This is one of the top wedding gifts Etsy has this year, as gift boxes and curated baskets are all the rage. Shop your custom gift here.
24. Wedding Healing Stones Gift, $36
I guarantee you won’t find this gift on a wedding registry… well, unless the couple is smart and uses an Etsy registry! ;) This set of healing stones is designed to, “encourage the growth of love and commitment between two people”. By CrystalandPineShop. You can find out more here.
25. Marriage Prayer Sign, $33.50+
This is a lovely prayer for the couple who is soon to be wed or newlywed. By BorderlandConnection. You can buy it here.
26. Custom Corn Toss Boards, price varies
You know what they say: couples who play patio games together, stay together! :) A custom set of corn toss boards, like these by KohrnThrow, are pretty much a go-to for the best wedding gifts Etsy has to offer. You can get them completely customized and, let’s be honest, they won’t have this style anywhere else! Shop here
27. Doormat, $43+
You can walk rows and rows of doormats at your local big box chain, but you’ll come up short: nothing is quite as cute as coming home to your own personalized doormat, like these handmade by BlueSparrowDesignsCo. This is one of the best wedding gifts Etsy has for engagements, newlyweds, and housewarmings. I have this in my cart! Buy now.
28 Set of 2 Plant Pots, $28
I love this gift idea: a set of houseplants! You provide the plants while Rally and Roots will take care of the personalized plant pots. Oh-so-cute! Houseplants are one of the best gifts this year and we’re calling this one of the top wedding gifts Etsy has to offer. Shop now.
29. Wedding Photo Puzzle, $17.99
File this under wedding gifts that will last a lifetime! You can make a puzzle from ANY photo! Talk about a unique gift for weddings and engagements! This is designed just for you by the lovely ForeverWeddingCrafts and I love the idea: sitting back on a cozy weekend, sipping on coffee. and working on a puzzle together. :) Shop more designs here.
30. Personalized Wedding Quilt, $67
This wedding quilt is one of the top wedding gifts Etsy has right now, thanks to it being one of those gifts that lasts a lifetime! An instant heirloom, this personalized quilt makes a fantastic wedding gift or engagement present for your favorite couple. By CustomThreadsShop. Browse designs here.
31. Leather Vow Books, $20+
Ooh, I love these vow books handmade by OxAndPine. These are perfect as wedding shower gifts, as the couple can use them at the wedding itself. Browse here for more colors and styles.
32. 100 Dates Poster, $34.99
You’ll never have trouble coming up with a date night together thanks to this gift idea: 100 Dates, scratch-off-able! Couples love this, especially when figuring out something best date ideas.By IVVYCO. Browse this gift here.
33. Leather Valet Tray, $34.99
Some call it a leather catch-all, others call it a valet tray. We call it one of the top wedding gifts Etsy has right now, thanks to MUUJEEGifts! This gift is extra-special because you can have the inside of the tray engraved with anything you’d like. You have to check out more examples here.
34. Wooden Letters, $39+
This set of wooden letters in the first letters of the couple’s names is a great gift idea. They can use it as an alternative guest book at their wedding to collect signatures from guests. Then, display it at home! By WeddingByEli. Browse here.
35. Leather Luggage Tags, $9.50
Travel together in style with these leather luggage tags by AddStyleCo. The couple who loves to travel together will adore this one-of-a-kind wedding gift that lasts a lifetime. Buy it here or here.
36. Wedding Wine Box, $49.99
Let’s file this one under wedding gifts for couples who have everything! But you know what they probably don’t have? A custom wedding wine box, which can be used at a wine ceremony during their wedding day or afterward as a special time capsule. Handmade with love by CountryBarnBabe. I love this one! Buy here.
37. Wedding Socks, $10 each
With grippy bottoms and a cozy comfy feel, these socks will ensure no one gets cold feet! ;) Ha! These are super-cute and stylish, with ‘The Bride’ or ‘The Groom’ on the bottom. By BlissfulSocks and one of my personal faves for wedding gifts that are actually useful. Talk about unique wedding gifts Etsy makers have to offer… you’ve probably never seen socks that were this stylish! Buy here.
38. Hello, Will You, I Do Print, $24.99
Couples love receiving these unique wedding prints as much as gift givers love to send them! They show where the couple met, got engaged, and say I Do. By ModernMapArt. You can browse more styles here.
39. Passport Travel Organizer, $44
This leather passport organizer has a ton of space to hold all of your travel documents and accessories. This is one of my favorite wedding gifts that are actually useful: couples who travel will find this to be an invaluable gift to keep organized while traveling. By Add Style Co. You can buy it here or here.
40. Charcuterie Board, $45
Up your charcuterie game with this amazing board, handmade + designed to impress! By EstesDesignStudio. This is one of the top wedding gifts Etsy shoppers love for couples who like to cook and entertain together. Buy here.
41. Etched Wine Glass Gift, $12.99
These amazing etched wine glasses make great gifts. The ratings of these glasses are exceptional! By SpottedDogCompany. You can shop here.
42. Hand-Casting Kit, $39.95
One of the best wedding gifts Etsy has to offer — especially for couples who have everything — is this hand casting kit. It is a DIY project and you actually create a cast of your hands from CastingKeepsakes. Cool, huh? Check out more photos here.
43. Wedding Forks, $32
These adorable wedding forks make a lovely gift for the couple and are awesome for the wedding day, too! Afterward, they’re great for everyday use or anniversary celebrations. By EveOfJoy. Shop here.
44. Velvet Photo Album, $94
Ooh, this luxurious wedding photo album makes a sweet and useful gift for the soon-to-be wed couple. They can use it to place their favorite wedding snapshots in after the big day. By ClaireMagnolia. Shop here.
45. Wedding Origami Clock, $45
This is one of the best wedding gifts Etsy wide, especially for anniversary gifts (1st year is: paper!) This is handmade with love and has rave reviews. I’ve never seen anything like it. By Giftedpapers. Shop now.
46. Plant a Tree, $10
For wedding gifts that give back, few are as memorable as ForestNation: according to their shop, you plant one tree and they’ll plant 10 trees in a developing nation. Great idea! This makes an awesome eco-friendly + sustainable favor, too. Buy here.
47. His and Hers Bathroom Hooks, $19.99
Ooh! I’m adding this to my wishlist for our bathroom. So cute! By TheWebsterCollection. You can shop here.
48. Set of 2 Silicone Wedding Rings, $16.95
I’m thinking this is one of the most unique wedding gift Etsy shop owner EchobandStore is making for adventurous couples: silicone wedding bands! These are great for couples to use as wedding rings when traveling, swimming, vacationing, working out, cleaning, and more. Browse styles here.
49. Pebble Art, $48
For one-of-a-kind and top wedding gifts Etsy has to offer, I bet you didn’t consider pebble art yet! Put this on your radar as artisan TillyJaneCrafts creates the most memorable pebble art pieces we’ve seen yet. Shop now.
50. Mr & Mrs Shiplap Frame, $24.99
And last but not least, you can’t beat a photo frame as a wedding gift with the couple’s new name on it! A sweet gift and a stylish shiplap style to boot. By PersonalizationMall.
Wow, talk about a hard decision: which of these would YOU pick as the BEST wedding gifts Etsy has to offer?
Which of these presents do you wish you had? I’m eyeing so many of them, but that wine box is a favorite of mine, as well as the huge tin beverage container and the adorable leash and key holder in #7. I’d love to hear what you think: tell us about your favorite and most unique wedding gifts on Etsy in the comment box below.
P.S. Need more inspo? Read: Gifts for Couples Who Have Everything (Under $20!) and these amazing Engagement Presents Under $20 for 2021. I love ALL OF THEM!