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6 Cool engagement gifts that aren’t rings

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Your friend has finally got that ring on her finger and is planning a chic engagement party. You want to get her a lovely gift to celebrate this new chapter in her life, but you are struggling to come with something. Lets face it, she already got the ultimate gift  – her engagement ring! Still there are lovely gifts that you can get for both the bride and groom to be to congratulate them on their engagement. Here are some ideas:

1. Jewellery

She may have the ring, but that does not mean you can’t get a different piece of  jewellery. A simple charm, a lovely necklace, a beautiful bracelet, these items are great gift ideas, particularly if you are close to the bride to be. Pick something that matches her ring, or something that expresses her personality to perfection. Who knows, your gift could end up being her ‘something new’ on her big day. Pandora Jewellery currently has a lovely Valentine’s Day Collection that is perfect for a romantic occasion like this.


2. Champagne Flutes 

The engagement is first of many, many bubbly moments complete with toasts and speeches. From bridal showers and kitchen teas to work parties and dress fittings, getting a great set of champagne flutes ensure the couple have the perfect toasting glasses. In a way, every time they take them out for a toast, you will be represented in all those special moments.


3. Bride and Groom Instruction Manuals 

After the buzz of the engagement subsides, the real work begins. To help prepare both the bride and groom why not get them these cute and helpful instruction manuals. They have useful tips and lists to help with the planning process and are funny to help relieve some of the planning tension. You can get both manuals at Takealot.com, along with other wedding themed books.


4. Couples Spa Treatment

Planning a wedding is quite stressful and at some point during the process, the couple will need  time out. Whether it’s to reconnect among all the chaos or just to relax and breathe, a couples spa treatment will come a blessing to the bridal couple. Find a spa that is relatively close to the the couple and get them a voucher to use when they need it the most.

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5. Luggage and travel accessories. 

Good luggage and travel accessories are always a good engagement gift idea, beacuse you know the couple will definitely use it. They couple will need it for their honeymoon and in the event of destination wedding, they can use your gift too. You can get matching sets or his and her travel kits that come complete with everything they need.


6. Fitbit

It’s highly likely that the bridal couple are going to kick it into high gear when it come to their fitness. They do want to look good in those wedding pictures after all. Getting them a Fitbit, can help them track their progress and help motivate them to get fit for all the running around they will have to do for their wedding.  fitbit


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