Although June has traditionally been known as the primary month for weddings, August through December see plenty of nuptials, also. September and October are considered second only to June in popularity, while August ranks high because brides find plenty of specials and discounts.
Gift registries have made shopping for wedding gifts a little easier, but sometimes you want to give something a little different. Maybe a present with a touch of your personality, or even a unique household item they hadn’t thought about putting on their registry.
We’ve shopped around and found 10 gifts for the home you’re going to love giving.
1. Lodge 11” Enameled Cast Iron Skillet
Used for braising or sautéing, the Lodge 11” Enameled Cast Iron Skillet can be put in an oven under 500 degrees and or in the refrigerator. Works on all cooking surfaces.
2. Zojirushi Electric Rice Cooker
The Zojirushi Electric Rice Cooker uses technology that allows the cooker to adjust the time and temperature automatically for perfect rice every time. Can also be used to steam meats, vegetables and even bake moist cakes.
3. Shun Classic Offset Bread Knife
The scalloped blade on the Shun Classic Offset Bread Knife easily cuts through bread, including hard crusts. The offset handle gives you leverage when cutting.
4. Wusthof Classic Studio Knife Block Set
The Wusthof Classic Studio Knife Block Set includes a wooden block that contains three knives and a pair of kitchen shears. Handcrafted in Germany of high carbon, stain-resistant stainless steel.
5. Wind & Weather Personalized Door Mat
The Wind & Weather Personalized Door Mat has a natural cocoa bristle mat that lets guests wipe dirt off their feet before entering the new couple’s home. The small mat accommodates eight letters of a last name, while the large mat accepts nine letters.
6. Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Wool Blanket
The Faribault Woolen Mill Co. Pure & Simple Wool Blankets are 100% virgin wool, but still washable and dryable. This warm covering comes in a variety of vivid colors and can be used as an extra layer on the bed during cooler weather.
7. Bamboo Collection Cloud 6 Piece Towel Set
The Bamboo Collection Cloud 6 Piece Towel Set are very absorbent Turkish towels made of 40% rayon and 60% combed Egyptian cotton. Comes in 12 colors.
8. Old Dutch Hammered Water Pitcher
Design goes well with any modern kitchen and the Old Dutch Hammered Water Pitcher can also double as a flower vase. Care only requires washing with warm, soapy water between uses. $32.58
9. Agate Coasters
Handcrafted by artist Anna Rabinowicz, this set of four coasters brings bright splashes of color to any table. Each one measures 4 inches in diameter.
10. Brookstone Towel Warmer
Give the newlyweds the luxury of wrapping themselves in a warm towel after a shower with the Brookstone Towel Warmer. The warmer also accommodates robes, blankets, mittens, gloves and hat.
Do you need help with a home improvement project? Use our instant estimate tool to get a price in seconds and find certified professionals in your area. Get a price. Get a pro. Get it done.