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    A relative is getting married soon, first they'll have a civil wedding at a court and later on a proper wedding with celebrations. I need suggestions on what type of gifts to get them. They made it clear that they don't want big bulky boxed presents.

    What do I gift them for the civil wedding? And what do I gift them for the main wedding?

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    If it helps it is an Indian wedding, but all suggestions are welcome!
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    (Original post by SunTiger)
    Hi

    A relative is getting married soon, first they'll have a civil wedding at a court and later on a proper wedding with celebrations. I need suggestions on what type of gifts to get them. They made it clear that they don't want big bulky boxed presents.

    What do I gift them for the civil wedding? And what do I gift them for the main wedding?

    Thanks

    If it helps it is an Indian wedding, but all suggestions are welcome!
    Are you actually expected to get them 2 gifts? That seems very strange to me. I'd say if you know them well get the something they would enjoy. Couples experiences are probably nicer than am item most of the time so something like a hot air balloon ride could be nice? If not napkin rings are a common wedding gift.
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    Are you actually expected to get them 2 gifts? That seems very strange to me. I'd say if you know them well get the something they would enjoy. Couples experiences are probably nicer than am item most of the time so something like a hot air balloon ride could be nice? If not napkin rings are a common wedding gift.
    I was thinking two gifts but am not sure tbh, that is why I asked, if that is not the norm then I probably will just give one gift then. I am thinking flowers and a card for the civil and something more expensive for the main, maybe vouchers, electronic items (e.g. tablet) etc... Not sure though... :confused:
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    (Original post by SunTiger)
    I was thinking two gifts but am not sure tbh, that is why I asked, if that is not the norm then I probably will just give one gift then. I am thinking flowers and a card for the civil and something more expensive for the main, maybe vouchers, electronic items (e.g. tablet) etc... Not sure though... :confused:
    im not Indian but generally that isn't the norm from my wedding experience. Although flowers for the civil wedding and something else for the main one wouldn't be weird either.
    I'm not sure about a tablet simply because when I think about wedding gifts generally I think of something for the both of them but obviously a tablet will end up belonging to just one of them most of the time.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    im not Indian but generally that isn't the norm from my wedding experience. Although flowers for the civil wedding and something else for the main one wouldn't be weird either.
    I'm not sure about a tablet simply because when I think about wedding gifts generally I think of something for the both of them but obviously a tablet will end up belonging to just one of them most of the time.
    Hahaha I get what you mean, that would be odd. So what your saying is a nice activity that they can do together. I will have a look into this...
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    Hahaha I get what you mean, that would be odd. So what your saying is a nice activity that they can do together. I will have a look into this...
    I think an activity is probably a nice gift if you know that they will both like it. I hope you fine something great and enjoy the wedding!!!
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    What has the fact it is a civil wedding got to do anything? Would you have bought them a bible had they got married in a church? Usually couples post a wedding list which makes things easier. Failing that, what are they into? Are they foody types? If so, a nice hamper or wine might be nice. Or wine glasses, or gardening stuff. Anything really.
 
 
 
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