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    25 Fantastic Wedding Gifts That Only Look Expensive

    "Oh look, another wedding!" *Refreshes bank statement to see if money magically appeared*

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    Editor's note: Before you start shopping, always check to see if the couple has a wedding registry you can shop from!

    It's proper etiquette to select gifts from there. But if there's really nothing within your budget left — or nothing left at all — by the time you start shopping, it's okay to go rogue and find an item the couple didn't even know they needed. Here are some of the best, all under $25.

    1. A beautiful plate the couple will love so much they'll totally forget it wasn't on the registry.

    2. A luxe cheese plate with four tools that sit in a convenient utensil draw, and four slate labels you'll be expecting to see at every dinner party you attend at their place.

    3. A set of four wineglasses that are much fancier than they seem, as they aerate the wine as you pour it in.

    4. A breathtaking metallic confetti decanter the newlyweds will never be able to tell costs less than a nice bottle of wine.

    5. A two-pack of super-cute baking dishes, which will also serve as a subtle hint that you want you friend to bake your next birthday cake.

    6. A chic marble holder with many uses — from wine bottle chiller (it will make a $5 bottle of wine look super classy!) to a utensil holder.

    7. A customizable print the couple will want to hang in their home ASAP.

    8. A door mat to keep friends and neighbors away so the couple can fully soak up that newlywed bliss. 😉

    9. Or a cookbook that will prevent any arguments about what to have for dinner: This one's packed with recipes to save time cooking and washing dishes.

    10. A wooden sign you can customize with the date and the names of the newlyweds so the gift feels a little more personal.

    11. A beautiful hand-painted champagne flute the couple will be thrilled to toast in and so will your wallet. (Buying two of these will put you right on budget.)

    12. A set of glasses with guides to making a mojito, Bloody Mary, whiskey fix, or salty dog, so the bar is always stocked.

    13. A house-shaped garlic keeper to add a little bit of flavor to the home the two are creating together.

    14. An electric wine opener the couple probably doesn't *need* but will totally appreciate because it makes opening wine so much easier.

    15. A vase that's a bit more unique than anything else and really adds a personal touch to the gift with a spot for a photo.

    16. A set of diamond-shaped whiskey glasses so the couple can feel extra fancy while sipping on their favorite spirits.

    17. An adorable custom illustrated print you can add personal details to, for the most charmingly unique gift — one they'll think you spent way more on.

    18. A hot air popcorn maker that will look just as chic as that KitchenAid mixer you totally couldn't afford.

    19. A set of mini serving trays because everything looks better and more appetizing when it's in miniature form.

    20. A picture frame you can put a cute photo of your friends in (or one of you and them so they'll remember that three wheels are better than two).

    21. A heart-shaped egg pan that makes an ~egg-celent~ gift for a couple who love breakfast more than most.

    22. A date-night jar packed full with 52 fun ideas so the couple doesn't get stuck just going to out to dinner every week.

    23. A set of beautiful wine glasses so the newlyweds can enjoy a drink together at the end of a long day.

    24. A wood picture frame you can customize with one of the couple's engagement photos to level-up their current framed version.

    25. And plush throw pillow that'll add a sweet everyday reminder to the couch.

    When you're so excited your friends are getting engaged and then realize that means you have to buy more gifts:

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