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    37 Perfect Gifts For Your Friend Who Just Got Engaged

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    1. A set of wedding-themed socks that'll give the duo a fun way to show the world they just got freakin' engaged! They can also save them to wear on the actual wedding day.


    Promising review: "Bought this for my brother and his now-wife (who collects socks!). They both thought it was cute and it was VERY reasonably priced. Very pleased. Looks just like product image." —CH

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    2. Decorative wine labels you can easily add yourself to the couple's favorite vino. Cheers!


    How fun are these labels!? You'll need to purchase the bottles of wine yourself, of course, but I'm sure your BFF will want to open one to celebrate immediately. So, this is basically a win for you, too.

    Promising review: "Great quality labels. Bought for an engagement party. Easy to put on evenly and smoothly. Bride-to-be loved them. One caveat, would advise not putting on cold/wet bottles as they don't go on as smoothly then." —A. Dean

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $8.89.

    3. And a customized wine cork shadow box, so they have somewhere special to store all of the bottles of wine and champagne they'll be gifted for the next year.

    SouthernMonogramCoFl / Etsy

    This is a fabulous way for your engaged friends to make use of all those corks — and just think of how lovely it'll look on their bar at home! Honestly, I'm a hoarder and save anything that has even an ounce of sentimental value, so I would have loved to have been given this as an engagement gift.

    Get it from SouthernMonogramCoFl on Etsy for $45.

    4. A water bottle with an encouraging drinking timeline to help them stay hydrated while meticulously planning out wedding details.

    Limboea / Etsy

    I bought one of my fitness-obsessed friends a bottle like this when she got engaged and she loved it! She also took it with her to work and to the beach to encourage herself to drink more water throughout the day.

    Get it from Limboea on Etsy for $23+ (available in four bottle colors and 27 font colors).

    5. A The Office-themed mug set, essential for any soon-to-be married couple's mug collection.

    MillerKyleStudios / Etsy

    I received a whole slew of mugs for my engagement, but my poor now-husband got nada! I can't even tell you how many mornings I found the poor guy sipping out of a "future mrs" mug. Avoid that scenario entirely by gifting a set both parties can enjoy.

    Get a set of two from MillerKyleStudios on Etsy for $34 (available in 11 color combinations).

    Note: This shop has many more engagement mug options (in case The Office isn't your cup of tea).

    6. A minimalist ring dish, so your friend will have a place to keep their dazzling sparkler safe and sound when they're showering, cleaning, or at the gym.


    When I got engaged I received a slew of ring dishes and surprisingly I use them all! It's great to keep one in the kitchen, bathroom, and in the bedroom so there's always a designated spot to place their precious ring.

    Promising review: "Gave this to a friend when she got engaged and she loved it! Hard to believe she didn’t even know ring dishes existed before I gave that to her. What was she supposed to do with that new rock while washing up?!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    7. Or a wooden ring dish starring Link and Zelda to serve as the perfect reminder that it's "dangerous to go alone."

    BestWeddingDecor / Etsy

    This is a ring dish your couple friends can share! If The Legend of Zelda isn't their thing, this shop also makes dishes featuring Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and the house from Up!

    Get it from BestWeddingDecor on Etsy for $34+ (available in oak or walnut).

    8. A journal for the bride-to-be to fill with all the memories they make during the planning process they'll be pleased to look back on years from now.


    I still cackle when I think about the day my now-husband and I took our parents to an edgy Brooklyn loft venue — we loved it, they were mortified. It would've been great to have a formal book to take note of the memories we made along the way!

    Promising review: "This is a fun little wedding planning scrapbook book. It includes lots of areas to fill out, like the engagement, what specifics you're doing (flowers, venue, dress, etc) and even after the wedding things. There are also places for photos throughout as well as "how I'm feeling now" spots. I love it! It's fun to fill out and I'm sure it will be nice to look back on after we're married." —Jessi

    Get it from Amazon for $13.31.

    9. A precious picture frame you can fill with photos of your pals, guaranteed to make them tear up and shower you with hugs.


    This gift is super thoughtful — and your friend can choose her own photos to add in from their wedding day and honeymoon. During my entire engagement/wedding process, my husband and I took TONS of photos. The hardest part has been actually printing them up and hanging them on our walls. This gift assures your friends will put some of those pics in their home.

    Promising review: "I received this as a gift when I got engaged and have since bought it for two recently engaged friends! I love that you can use it for more than just a count down to the wedding! The event block has different sides so that its even useful a little after the wedding!" —Caitlin Marziliano

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    10. A sweet-smelling candle that literally shouts "OMG YOU'RE ENGAGED," for when your friend wants to kick back and take a break from showing off their new ring.

    Evil Queen

    This has been my go-to engagement gift. It smells fabulous, has a witty label, and is such a pretty color. The candle is a blend of white tea and sweet lemon, perfect for sprucing up your friend's home when she's too busy wedding planning to clean.

    Get it from Evil Queen for $20.

    11. A diamond-cleaning pen, because your pal's bling is going to have a lot of eyes on it and needs to be in tip-top shape at all times.,

    This seemingly average little cleaning pen is filled with a high-performance formula that cleans jewelry like nothing I've ever experienced. It contains micro-fine cleansers, polishing agents, and a polymer that will make your gems so shiny they'll nearly blind you. I've used it on my diamond rings, but it also works wonders on my cubic zirconia earrings. Check out my full review of the Connoisseurs 1050 Diamond Dazzle Stick.

    Promising review: "The center stone of my ring (an oval white sapphire) has been cloudy since shortly after I got it. I have to use a lot of hand sanitizer at work, which gets under the stone. This product was easy to use. The little brush gets under the stone really well (much better than a toothbrush). My ring looks like new." —FintanCat

    Get a three-pack from Amazon for $19.90 (also available as a single pen for $7.97).

    12. A "Blushing Bride" shade of Essie nail polish they'll definitely get a lot of use out of now that everyone will likely be checking out their hands all the time.


    Promising review: "Love this nail polish! It is the perfect nude pink color! It's very light, but so pretty! And so long lasting!" —Aracelia625

    Get it from Amazon for $8.78.

    13. A set of inflatable engagement ring balloons that'll have your friend squealing with delight when they pose with it for Instagram pics.

    It's not a celebration until there are balloons involved, amiright!? Surprise your BFF on their engagement day with a bundle of these diamond ring–shaped inflatables.

    Promising review: "These were so fun! They inflated pretty easily if you go slow for the switch from the band to the stone and held air for several days until we had to deflate them when packing up to go home. We used them for a bachelorette party. One tip is to inflate them pretty well and let them sit for an hour or so and go back to finish inflating so the smaller details like the ring corners get stretched out to hold air." —Afancher37

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

    14. A set of cake forks they'll be able to save for that ~sweet~ moment on their wedding day.

    BlockandHammer / Etsy

    I threatened my husband with his life if he dared to smash cake in my face on our wedding day, so feel free to do the same (it's a good tactic to keep you from getting in a ~sticky~ situation). We were gifted similar forks just for "feeding" each other cake and I will admit they looked very cute in our photos.

    Get it from BlockandHammer on Etsy for $30.53.

    Note: this shop has a variety of styles for any couple in your life.

    15. A custom wooden Beauty and the Beast sign featuring the couple's names and wedding date they can use as decor in their home or bring at their reception.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    Did I order myself this for my own engagement? Sure did! Beauty and the Beast is my favorite Disney Princess film, so this was the perfect accessory for to celebrate marrying ~my person~. This wooden sign lives in my bookcase, but I also used it at my bridal shower and on my wedding day.

    Get it from FaithTrustSawdust on Etsy for $24.

    16. A Christmas ornament to commemorate the happy couple's first engaged holiday season.,

    It doesn't have to be December to gift your newly engaged friends a holiday keepsake! They'll definitely appreciate reliving the memory of their proposal as they put this personalized ornament on their tree.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.45.

    17. A frame with a sweet quote and your friend's names and engagement date, a lovely gift you can give if you're not going to see them on the day of their proposal.

    fieldtrip / Etsy

    Whether your pals have professional engagement photos done or simply took a sweet selfie after they popped the question, they should have a picture frame for it! This one will go nicely in their home no matter what their decor style is like.

    Get it from fieldtrip on Etsy for $36.40.

    18. A beautiful personalized map of the exact spot your friend popped the question, so they can remember that special moment forever.

    JessicaMichaelPrints / Etsy

    If the couple met in high school or had a memorable first-date location that would also make for a super cute location to use for this one-of-a-kind gift. If any of my friends are reading this, my anniversary is in September and I'd love one of these. Thanks.

    Get it from JessicaMichaelPrints on Etsy for $19.98.

    19. Or a series of maps that'll showcase all the places your favorite couple has ventured together over the years.

    AGierDesign / Etsy

    This is ideal for a couple that loves to travel. I'd personally start with the place they met, then add a meaningful vacation they've taken, the location they got engaged, and where they plan to get married. Fingers crossed they're all different places!

    Get it from AGierDesign on Etsy for $68+ (available in three sizes and five different frames).

    20. A standard "does this ring make me look engaged?" mug your friend is sure to love a ~latte~.

    It's not official until you're smiling with some version of this mug in your hand.

    Promising review: "I have no idea why I have been buying the same item at Etsy for double the cost. This item was so cute and perfect for my newly engaged friend. Everyone always loves this gift for their shiny new ring." —Cassandra

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    21. A custom growler and glasses for the couple who is always trying to get you to taste test the latest craft beer they've discovered.

    Kappstudio / Etsy

    We all have those friends — and they'll definitely freak out over this amazing personalized growler. This is a really awesome gift they can actually use time and time again.

    Get it from Kappstudio on Etsy for $43.99+ (available with or without glasses).

    22. A cute countdown sign, so they can excitedly let everyone know how many days are left until the BIG day.

    MadeAt94 / Etsy

    An old co-worker gifted me this simple sign when I got engaged to keep at my desk. It became a fun conversation starter for anyone who stepped by my cube and an exciting daily reminder that I was getting married! This version is available with Mrs/Mrs or Mr/Mr.

    Get it from MadeAt94 on Etsy for $10.67+ (available in two styles).

    23. A bedazzled bag that'll keep the bride-to-be company on her many, many upcoming wedding-related tasks.


    I asked my other married friends what some of the best engagement gifts they received were, and a tote bag was at the top of the list. It's easier to throw all your wedding necessities into a bag labeled "bride" than to try and track 'em all down and add them to your usual bag.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 17 styles).

    24. A cute lil' card to make your go-to brunch companions feel warm 'n toasty inside about their updated relationship status.

    Nuts4Stampin / Etsy

    Is this couple your go-to brunch companions? Then this adorable pun on a typical "toast" will make their hearts swell... and possibly order avocado toast.

    Get it from Nuts4Stampin on Etsy for $5.50.

    25. Or an engagement card that'll, perhaps, show off both your and the couple's personalities a bit more ;).

    onderkaststudio / Etsy

    This card has me laughing because there are so many people in my life that I know would appreciate receiving it. Let your pals take a break from all the serious connotations that go along with getting engaged by surprising them with this sassy card.

    Get it from onderkaststudio on Etsy for $5.

    26. Kim Kardashian's blush from her collection inspired by her own wedding to Kanye to add some subtle color to their cheeks once they go pale realizing how much wedding planning they have ahead of them.

    KKW Beauty, kkwbeauty / Via

    I have this blush and it is my all-time favorite! It's not over-the-top (and I'm quite pale) and doesn't feel caked on. It's great for any bride-to-be who wants a natural look on the daily or has plans to copy Kim K's wedding makeup.

    Promising review: "The blush is amazing and easily spread, the color is stunning. The pigment of the paint is very good and blends perfectly. The product is excellent! Highly recommend" —Sarit Z.

    Get it from KKW Beauty for $18.

    27. Sarcastic wine glasses you'll like so much you'll bookmark to order as an engagement gift to yourself.


    My now-husband was not an observer at all (would've made my life WAY easier!), but if this does accurately represent your pals' dynamic by all means gift them with this funny set. They'll definitely get a kick out of it!

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $30 (can be personalized with name/date and is available in 20 font colors).

    28. Or these pet name wine glasses that'll be the envy of anyone who visits your friends' home for dinner.

    NaluPartyEssentials / Etsy

    Get a set of two from NaluPartyEssentials on Etsy for $16.49 (available in 40 font colors)

    29. A hand-painted ring dish featuring the place your friend and their S.O. met, so unique and thoughtful they'll immediately ask you to get ordained and perform their ceremony.

    MagicMarkingsArt / Etsy

    Promising review: "I love love love my custom engagement ring dish! Cathie is so talented! I sent a photo of the gazebo where we got engaged and she replicated it PERFECTLY! " —Meaghan Dick

    Get it from MagicMarkingsArt on Etsy for $55.

    30. An "I do" makeup bag that'll definitely come in handy on the big day when your buddy is scrambling for mascara or an extra bobby pin.


    My best friend gifted me one of these little bags and it was a game-changer for the day of my wedding. I kept all the makeup I'd need for quick touch-ups in it, not just so I'd know where it was but so my girls could grab it for me at a moment's notice. Now I use to to store sandals/flats when I travel! The gift that keeps on giving.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    31. Vintage-looking wall art, so your newly engaged friends can enjoy their engagement day every time they look at this customized poster.

    CherimoyaArt /Etsy

    I am freaking out over how fabulous this art is. While this is listed as a wedding gift, I think it would be a wonderful surprise to give to a couple that just agreed to spend together forever. I mean, who wouldn't want a beautifully-drawn version of themselves and their S.O.?

    Get it from CherimoyaArt on Etsy for $115 (available in four sizes and three styles).

    Note: This shop has tons of other engagement/wedding poster designs!

    32. A T-shirt for the diehard Queen Bey fan-turned-fiancé that'll be singing "Single Ladies" from now until the end of time.


    Single lady no more! Your Beyoncé-worshipping BFF will die over this simple tee.

    Promising review: "Fit perfect, great SUPER SOFT fabric. Bought it almost a year ago and hasn’t faded or anything." —Kayla Jacobs

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 2X–4X).

    33. An undated planner, so when your BFF goes all Monica-from-Friends on their wedding plans they'll have a designated book to use.


    Promising review: "Love this! It’s so pretty, very detailed and I like the parts with checklists of things I may have not thought about and plenty of space to jot notes and ideas. Also appreciate the back pockets to hold copies of save the dates, invites, and contracts to keep everything together for the day of!" —Madison

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    34. A bride and groom LEGO set to pay tribute to the couple's childhood obsession with the colorful bricks.


    Just be careful not to step on any of the pieces. My sister-in-law gifted this to my now-husband after he proposed and officially became an engaged man. He built it on .2 seconds, but lovingly keeps it on his desk.

    Get it from LEGO for $9.99.

    35. Bridal Minnie Mouse ears for your friend who has been planning their ultimate Disney fairytale wedding since the first time they watched Cinderella.

    Ulous / Etsy

    Promising review: "Wasn't sure how they would stay on. But they were amazing! So much cheaper than the ones in the park (literally half the price) and I got so many compliments from people in the park, i love them!" —Emily Lish

    Get them from Ulous on Etsy for $10.99+ (available in three styles).

    36. A copy of Father Of The Bride that'll give your friend and their fiancé an excuse to take break from stressful wedding planning to have a movie night and a laugh.


    Wedding planning is no joke. While your friends may be relishing all the love that's being thrown their way right now, trust me when I say they will truly appreciate you from gifting them a way to take the pressure off. Feel free to make an entire movie marathon package for them by include other flicks like Bridesmaids, or The Wedding Singer.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.96.

    37. And a Kate Spade tumbler, for the person who prioritizes their morning iced coffee over everything.

    I was gifted this chic tumbler at my bridal shower and I've been using it ever since. It's really lovely because not only can you use it during your wedding planning, but the design still makes sense after you say "I do."

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95 (available in three styles).

    Now it's time to celebrate because you only have to pay for this gift while your friend has to pay for an ENTIRE wedding! #Winning.


    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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