How to Nail Your Next Wedding Gift

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You've hired a suit, spent up big on a new formal-length gown, and paid for some pricey accommodation in wine country (during peak season, of course). You are, in essence, the perfect wedding invitee - but there's another little tradition that can trip up even the best of guests: the wedding gift. They say it's the thought that counts, but on their wedding day, the bride and groom are probably expecting a little more than: "it was on sale", "I bought it at the petrol station on the way in", or "Everybody needs four pairs of tongs, don't they?" There's a reason that Google produces 577,000,000 results for the search term 'bad wedding gifts', and they all seem to have a common thread: they were a waste of money, because they were something the happy couple couldn't (or wouldn't) use. This wedding season, here are our simple tips to ensure you're remembered for all the right reasons.

  1. Keep it simple, and sane Trust us - the happy couple will n
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