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    36 Perfect Gifts For Your Friend Who Just Got Engaged

    From LEGO bricks to personalized water bottles, anything you gift your friend will make them feel even more loved.

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    So your friend just got engaged! Whether you're super excited or already worrying about planning the perfect bachelorette party, it's time to get them a lil' something to celebrate.


    Here are some thoughtful and fun gifts your newly-engaged buddy will gush over:

    1. A subscription to Brides magazine that your friend has likely been eyeing for years but never had a reason to purchase.

    Amazon, Brides Magazine / Via

    My mom gifted me this when I got engaged and it made the process a lot more exciting. It was fun to flip through the iconic magazine to get ideas for the big day (dress styles, color schemes, party favors, etc). It's an auto-renewal subscription so remember to cancel it after the wedding ;)

    Get a six month subscription from Amazon for $6.

    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.

    Get a set of four from Walmart 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.

    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 pair of magical mugs for the happy Harry Potter–loving couple to sip out of during breakfast while they discuss wedding logistics.


    Can't you just picture Harry and Ginny drinking out of these? This is the perfect engagement gift for the Potterheads in your life — they'll love 'em! You can even have them customized with the couple's names on each mug.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $28.99+.

    6. Or this The Office–themed 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 $25 (available in 11 color combinations).

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

    7. A personalized 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.

    MemorableCreations2 / Etsy

    I've ordered this for friends in the past and it looks exactly as it does in the photo. When I got engaged I received a handful of these little dishes and at first thought, "WTF am I going to do with all of these?" but they surprisingly come in handy! I keep one next to my bed, another in the bathroom, and another by the kitchen sink.

    Get it from MemorableCreations2 on Etsy for $7.

    8. 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 $18+ (available in oak or walnut).

    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.

    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., Amazon

    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 $14.99 (also available as a single pen from $7.74)

    12. An inflatable engagement ring balloon 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.

    Get it from Walmart for $0.95.

    13. 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 $29.99.

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

    14. 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 $26 (available in brown or gray).

    15. 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 $18.50.

    16. 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 fir i! This one will go nicely in their home no matter what their decor style is like.

    Get it from fieldtrip on Etsy for $24.65.

    17. A pair of punny wine glasses for the couple who dropped everything to see Bey and Jay on tour.


    My now-husband always says how screwed he got during "engagement season." I got a gorgeous diamond ring and a ton of congrats gifts from my friends, whereas he got pretty much nothing (EXCEPT ME, OF COURSE!). Don't leave the proposer empty handed, get the couple this gift they can share.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $26.95.

    18. Stainless steel water bottles to keep your friends hydrated as they prep for the big day.

    zacharychloedesigns / Etsy

    What's better than matching water bottles!? Gift this to your newly engaged friends so they have something festive to drink their water out of during all their upcoming wedding events.

    Get a set of two from zacharychloedesigns on Etsy $38 (available in four font styles).

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

    19. A beautifully framed map of the exact spot your friend popped the question, so they can remember that special moment forever.

    FramedHQ / 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 FramedHQ on Etsy for $30+ (available with four framing options).

    20. 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 $65+ (available in three sizes and five different frames).

    21. 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: "This mug was the perfect way to show off our new engagement to our friends and family! It is 11 oz and absolutely perfect for my morning coffee and evening tea! The design on the mug is just so lovely and expresses my excitement for what the future holds! The mug is heavy duty and machine washable as well as microwave safe and the lovely print is digitally dyed onto the mug so it will not fade. A super stylish mug that will be cherished for a lifetime." —Jennay

    Get it from Amazon for $16.26 (available in three styles).

    22. 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 $22.39+ (available with or without glasses).

    23. 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 $9.88+ (available in two styles).

    24. 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 $13.99+ (available in 17 styles).

    25. 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.

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

    KissMyCard / 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 vulgar card.

    Get it from KissMyCard on Etsy for $4.12+ (available with or without personalization).

    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 $33.50 (can be personalized with name/date and is available in 20 font colors).

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

    CoralSkyDesign / Etsy

    They also make a similar design that reads "Mr. Right" and "Mr. Always Right" which is super cute! Your newly engaged friends will love sipping their evening cocktail out of these.

    Get a set of two from CoralSkyDesign on Etsy for $21.95 (available in 27 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 $50.

    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 they're 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.

    BoldGalCo / Etsy

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

    Promising review: "This shirt is probably the most comfortable tee I have! It looks exactly like the photo and it's super soft! Will definitely be buying more shirts from this shop!" —Shalissa Breeding

    Get it from BoldGalCo on Etsy for $20 (available in men's sizes S–2XL and in 17 colors).

    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: "I am newly engaged and my fiancé just purchased me this planner. I must say it has clearly exceeded my expectations. In my head I was trying to organize everything and it was just not working out. Then my fiancé comes through with this and all my hopes and dreams have come true. I will carry this thing with me to ALL vendor meetings and anything to do with planning. You can even plan your honeymoon with this. It has EVERYTHING in it from beginning to end." —Olivia M.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in four styles).

    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.

    Promising review: "Loved this! Used it for our wedding cake topper. Kids in the family had so much fun putting it together for us. The Groom's face came with four options, scared, mad, bearded, and blank so we chose the blank option and used a sharpie to draw a happy face." —Seattle the Great

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    35. A copy of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 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 Father of the Bride, Bridesmaids, or The Wedding Singer.

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (available on DVD or Blu-ray).

    36. 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+ (available in three styles).

    Now let's pop some champagne and raise a glass to your fave soon-to-be married couple!


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

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