wedding gifts

What to give your daughter for the wedding?

A daugh­ter’s wed­ding is an event no less sig­nif­i­cant than her birth. In the hus­tle and bus­tle of the wed­ding, it is impor­tant not to for­get to pre­pare a gift for your daugh­ter — just for her, and not a gen­er­al gift for the young, which you will present on the wed­ding day. A present for a daugh­ter is both a desire to pam­per her (because from now on this care will fall on the shoul­ders of her hus­band), and a man­i­fes­ta­tion of parental bless­ing, and a tra­di­tion.

traditional gifts

If we turn to tra­di­tions, then one of the gifts to the daugh­ter-bride from the par­ents can be con­sid­ered a dowry. How­ev­er, to be fair, this is not so much a gift as a con­tri­bu­tion to the still unset­tled life of the young. The dowry began to be pre­pared from the time when the bride was still a girl. Fam­i­ly jew­els, table and bed linen, cuts of ele­gant fab­ric, dish­es, and cut­lery were placed in the trea­sured chest with a dowry.

Cur­rent brides can also be pre­sent­ed with these same items to make it eas­i­er for her to equip her fam­i­ly nest. Today, there is no need to save up a dowry, since every­thing you need can be bought with­out prob­lems in one day. At the same time, it is impor­tant to focus on the tastes of the daugh­ter, to ask her about how she sees her hous­ing with her hus­band. Even bet­ter — go to choose a dowry with the bride.

In old fam­i­lies, espe­cial­ly wealthy ones, on the day of mar­riage or the day before, the moth­er passed the fam­i­ly jew­el to her daugh­ter. If you have one, present it to her. As an option, you can give some of your own jew­el­ry, which has not so much a high mate­r­i­al val­ue as a great sacred mean­ing. In extreme cas­es, you can pur­chase a new piece of jew­el­ry by bequeath­ing your daugh­ter to make it a fam­i­ly one.

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It is bet­ter to present such a gift to a daugh­ter for a wed­ding from her moth­er tete-a-tete, accom­pa­nied by instruc­tions that will help in fam­i­ly life. You can take your daugh­ter for a walk, to the spa, or just cook a home­made fes­tive din­ner. The goal here is not just to trans­fer the jew­el, but to keep secrets, to bless.

Instead of jew­el­ry, if the fam­i­ly is a believ­er, you can give a prayer book, an appro­pri­ate icon to the house of the young, so that it pro­tects the new­ly-made fam­i­ly. But you can’t give your own pec­toral cross: it is believed that this way you can con­vey your fate.

Instead of fam­i­ly jew­el­ry from father and moth­er, gold and sil­ver coins can be pre­sent­ed, which depict wed­ding plots and motives, will turn out sym­bol­i­cal­ly. Coins can also be passed on to the next gen­er­a­tion, and their val­ue will increase.

Modern Gifts

Even if you are not going to fol­low tra­di­tions, give your daugh­ter-bride some­thing that will help her in fam­i­ly life, be use­ful or remind her of her par­ents.

If funds allow, it’s time to present the girl with an apart­ment, a sum­mer house or a car. This will turn out to be a good present not only from a prac­ti­cal point of view (a young fam­i­ly can imme­di­ate­ly cel­e­brate a house­warm­ing par­ty or use a donat­ed car), but also from a legal point of view. Since the gift was received out of wed­lock, the spouse will not offi­cial­ly be able to claim it. Of course, your daugh­ter should not talk about such details, but at the same time, your parental heart will be calm.

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A good gift is house­hold appli­ances, and it is bet­ter if they are units that facil­i­tate wom­en’s work: a slow cook­er, a vac­u­um clean­er, a dish­wash­er, etc.

It is dif­fi­cult to con­sid­er a bed­ding set as a gift for a daugh­ter who is get­ting mar­ried. At the same time, for a mar­ried cou­ple, this is the right present. Get out of the sit­u­a­tion by com­ple­ment­ing the bed­ding set with a beau­ti­ful peignoir for your daugh­ter or a cer­tifi­cate to the lin­gerie store.

A good gift option is a set of dish­es, but let it be a large and expen­sive ser­vice that can be used on hol­i­days. A set of cut­lery, for exam­ple, made of sil­ver, with engrav­ing will also be suit­able. You can put on the devices the names or ini­tials of the young, the date of their wed­ding.

If you want to make a more prac­ti­cal gift and present dish­es for every­day use, it is still bet­ter to pur­chase a gift cer­tifi­cate. The new­ly-made wife will get great plea­sure choos­ing dish­es for her home.

Almost every girl will be delight­ed with a set of good cos­met­ics, per­fume or a cer­tifi­cate to the store where you can buy them, espe­cial­ly since after orga­niz­ing a wed­ding and fam­i­ly life, a girl may not have a free amount for such pur­chas­es.

Original gifts

In gen­er­al, any (well, almost any) present can be made orig­i­nal by care­ful­ly con­sid­er­ing how to present it. For exam­ple, you can give a tea pair, or you can sup­ple­ment it with a small tray with legs. They tra­di­tion­al­ly serve break­fast in bed. So you can sub­tly hint to the future son-in-law what the awak­en­ing and morn­ing meal of your daugh­ter should be like.

Anoth­er inter­est­ing gift option is a genealog­i­cal book. You can pur­chase ready-made options or cre­ate your own design by order­ing the imple­men­ta­tion of an idea from an adver­tis­ing pub­lish­er. Such a book will become a real fam­i­ly heir­loom, and fill­ing it will bring the new­ly-mar­ried spous­es and their fam­i­lies togeth­er, because when fill­ing out the pages of the book, you will need to get acquaint­ed with rel­a­tives and learn their sto­ries.

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Mon­ey can­not be called an orig­i­nal gift, but this gift, no doubt, is nec­es­sary for a young fam­i­ly. How­ev­er, even they can be pre­sent­ed in an orig­i­nal way. This will require a house­plant with small, fleshy, round­ed leaves. Peo­ple call it “mon­ey”. Ban­knotes fold­ed into a tube should be tied to the branch­es of the mon­ey tree.

Cer­tifi­cates for var­i­ous ser­vices and events can also be attrib­uted to orig­i­nal pre­sen­ta­tions. This can be a cer­tifi­cate for two (for exam­ple, on a hon­ey­moon trip or going to a restau­rant for the new­ly-made bride and groom) or just for the daugh­ter (cer­tifi­cate for var­i­ous stores, beau­ty salons, a pho­to stu­dio, etc.).

One of the most pop­u­lar gifts is, of course, the orga­ni­za­tion of a hon­ey­moon. It is impor­tant to choose a trav­el route tak­ing into account the char­ac­ters and pref­er­ences of a young fam­i­ly. You can present a cer­tifi­cate for a trip or tick­ets in an orig­i­nal way by adding a globe to the gift. In that place on the globe where the young will go, their pho­to is fixed.

Anoth­er option is to orga­nize or finan­cial­ly sup­port the orga­ni­za­tion of a bach­e­lorette par­ty. As a rule, a girl has to spend her “hard-earned mon­ey” on him. Such care and finan­cial sup­port from par­ents will be very help­ful.

For infor­ma­tion on what to give your daugh­ter for the wed­ding, see the next video.