Last Updated: May 1, 2018
The big day is finally here. Your little girl is getting married! You’ve watched her grow into a beautiful woman over the years and now you get to watch her celebrate the best day of her life.
From the engagement party to the bridal shower, you’ve stood by her side as she’s dedicated the past few months to planning her dream wedding. As she begins the next chapter of her life, give her a wedding present to remind her of your love and support. Whether it’s a family keepsake that has been passed down from bride to bride over the years or an item she can use to decorate her new home, be sure to give her something she will cherish for the rest of her life.
1. DIY Embroidered Wedding Ring Pillow
For a gift that is sure to have immediate gratification, fashion a beautiful wedding ring pillow out of some simple ribbon and cloth. Embroider the words ‘cherish’ or ‘forever’ for a personal touch. This can even serve double duty as her something blue.
2. Personalized Fleece Blanket
Give her something that will keep her warm and cozy with this personalized fleece blanket. Include a picture of her and her fiance so they can snuggle up together while relaxing after the wedding.
3. Wine With Personalized Wine Labels
If your daughter loves wine, she will really appreciate this gift. Choose five of her favorite wines and create customized labels for different events during her first year of marriage. This can include her one year anniversary, a special date night or even her or her partner’s birthday.
4. Monogram Ring Dish
Make her a gift that is both beautiful and practical. Take a small plate or dish and personalize it with her new initials. This will be the perfect place for her to keep her engagement ring and wedding band.
5. Sequin Beach Bag
Is your daughter going somewhere tropical for her honeymoon? Create this super cute DIY beach bag with some sparkly flair. She’ll be able to fill this tote with all the beach essentials like sunscreen, a towel, water and snacks.
6. Photo Book
Create a photo book to showcase all of your daughter’s fondest memories. She will appreciate the sentiment as she embarks on this next chapter in her life and will be reminded of your support and love along the way.
7. DIY Marker Plate
Every new bride needs a beautiful plate for the center of her kitchen table. Design a customized plate with fun geometric patterns or the words ‘Just Married’ to remind her about this special milestone in her life.
8. Barn Wood Wine Rack
Give her a place to store her wine bottles that is both decorative and practical. Using a long wooden slab, attach some beautiful metal hooks and include a chalkboard sign that says ‘Wine’ or her new last name for a personalized touch. This wine rack is sure to add a lovely rustic feel to her kitchen.
9. Pop-Up Photo Box
This photo box is the perfect way to celebrate your daughter’s wedding. Collect small images from the bride and groom’s engagement shoot and carefully glue them onto folded cardstock. Attach a string to the top of the photo strip so your daughter can pull it up and reveal the pictures of her and her love.
10. Falling Foliage Wood Frame
She’ll cherish this personalized wooden frame for years to come. Include her wedding date, her and her new partner’s names and a beautiful photo. It will be the perfect addition to her nightstand or dresser.
11. Herb-Infused Sugars
These herb-infused sugars are both personal and delicious. Choose flavors like citrus, mint, vanilla and lavender. These will taste amazing mixed into coffee and tea or sprinkled on top of pastries the morning of the wedding.
12. Vintage Wedding Dress Envelope Clutch
This personal gift will absolutely make your daughter’s heart melt. Take some scrap fabric from your own wedding dress and fashion a beautiful vintage clutch that she can use during her special day. It will be like she has a piece of you with her every step of the way.
13. Citrus Sugar Scrub
Your daughter deserves to relax and unwind after her big day. Put together a sugar scrub infused with oranges or grapefruit for a fresh scent that will leave her skin soft and smooth.
14. DIY String Heart
Fill her home with love by fashioning a beautiful heart design onto a wooden board with string or yarn. For a personalized touch, choose a color that matches her bedroom or living room.
15. Photo Journal
Give her a customized photo journal so she can collect memories with her new partner. Personalize the cover with her name and pictures from her engagement photo shoot.
16. DIY Boxwood Wreath
Create this gorgeous boxwood wreath for her to hang on her door. The simple green accent will provide her home with a fresh feel as she starts her new married life.
17. Sofa Caddy
Add some organization to her new married life with this DIY sofa caddy. Make it easy to find remotes so her and her new partner can have a relaxing movie night. Perhaps include a magazine pocket so she can kick back with her favorite read on the couch.
Celebrate one of the most important days of your daughter’s life by giving her the perfect gift. Express your unconditional love and support with a personal wedding gift that will remind her of you every time she sees it. Consider giving her something she can even use as her ‘something old’, ‘something new’, ‘something borrowed’ or ‘something blue’.