How-Tuesday: Give a Unique & Affordable Wedding Gift

You don't have to break the bank on a gift

If you're a 20-something chances are if you're not getting married your friends are (or will be soon!) It's just what happens at this age! So that means, with wedding season creeping upon us, you might find yourself going to a wedding or two!

But for us 20-somethings getting the invites, it's pretty hard to fork out a good chunk of change to buy a gift from the couple's registry. No worries, I've got you covered! I've got a few wedding gift ideas that won't cost you over $60. Some require a little creativity!

Map it out

Think location. Where did the bride and groom meet? Where do they reside now? Where are they from? Think about how you can incorporate a map into a fun and personalized wedding gift!

You could easily make a DIY gift by getting creative with a pair of scissors, a map, and a picture frame. The picture to the right are maps from two different cities coming together to form a heart.

The image below is a unique gift idea I found on This piece ranges from $22 to $39 depending on the size of the frame. 


Get personal

You can find this personalized cutting board on ranging from $44 to $56 depending on size and whether you want a handle or not. Or maybe you're a fine woodworker yourself, and you can turn this into a DIY project, I don't know!

When it doubt, wine it out!

Wine is always a great gift. But what about taking it a step further a creating a custom label? You can find custom wine labels online for under $5. Get the labels sent right to your door, then all you need to do is find the perfect bottle of wine!

Watch this video to learn how to easily remove existing labels and replace them with custom ones. 

Hope this helps & inspires some crafty and unique wedding gift ideas! Pinterest is a great website for gift ideas as well!


Be well, 

Lauren R.