How to Buy Thank You Gifts for Wedding?
Finalise the Budget
When you are planning wedding themed thank you gifts then the very first thing to be taken care of is the budget. These gifts are going to be handed over to so many people and you can’t afford to spend too much on the same. This is why you should finalise the budget first and then only start looking for the gifts. This way you can finalise the gift real quick and you can stick to the budget too. Also, when you are buying something in bulk, make sure to buy them from a wholesale vendor. It can make a huge difference in your expenditure per gift.
Give Something Meaningful
Rather than spending your money on cliché items like sweet boxes, cookies, plasticware and more, you should better give something which is a lot more meaningful and thoughtful. People are becoming more practical now and picking meaningful gift items like gift cards of popular sites, spa coupons, useful items for home décor and many more. You can also add a small box of sweets along with such gifts to go the traditional route.
Go to the Personalised Route if Necessary
If you want to leave a lasting impression on your guests then you can pick a more personalised option for the thank you gift. You can either customise the gift as per your guest or can inscribe their names on the gift too. Else you can simply personalise the name of the bride and groom along with the date of the wedding on the gift. You can find so many websites doing this personalisation work for you, that too on nominal charges.
10 Best Thank You Gift Ideas for Wedding which are Truly Thoughtful
A simple but super elegant option as a thank you gift for wedding guests is a jewellery box. Although it’s a jewellery box but it can be used for keeping all sorts of treasure safe in it. In fact, if your budget is big enough then you can buy some really antique and customisable jewellery boxes for your guests.
We found this gorgeous wooden small jewellery box which is just perfect for your dressing table. You can keep your precious jewellery or any important small things in it. It has intricate wooden work done on the top which further enhances its beauty. You can also find a red cloth lining inside the box which makes sure your jewellery doesn’t get tarnished in it. However, you cannot lock this box as it comes with only a closing clasp. Buy this box on Amazon for ₹ 99.00.
Bath Salt Set
This is one of the most unique wedding thank you gifts for your guests. A bath salt set is definitely quite a unique product and hasn’t been seen much as a thank you gift option in Indian weddings. This is why you should definitely pick this up.
We managed to find this 5-in-1 packaging for you which contains 5 different types of bath salts in it. This pack includes Jasmine, Lavender (2 nos.), Ocean Blue and Rose Geranium bath salts. You get 20 gm in each bottle and these bath salts are quite effective for relaxing the muscles and refreshing your mood. In fact, they moisturise your skin and draw out the impurities from your body too. These hydrating bath salts are perfect for a wonderful bubble bath experience. You can buy this gift set on Purplle for ₹ 399.00.
Antique Flower Vase
Another interesting choice for thank you gifts in Indian weddings are home décor items. You can go for any small and elegant home décor items too but we found this one an excellent choice and it turns out to be quite useful too.
You can use a flower vase for actual flower decoration or you can simply keep it empty and use it as a decorative item on its own. We discovered a gorgeous antique flower vase for you. It has this beautiful golden minakari all over it carrying flower motifs and peacock design. The golden minakari looks absolutely enchanting on the black finish of the vase. Although the vase is small in height (5 inches) but it is going to look a perfect centrepiece for a dining table. You can buy it on Mirraw for ₹ 497.00.
Beautiful Potli Bags
A very popular Indian wedding gift item is potli bags or pouches. These potli bags can be given to the guests as favour gifts on any function like mehndi, sangeet or even haldi too. This is super useful and looks quite beautiful as well.
We picked this pack of 4 potli bags which are absolutely stunning. Available in colours like green, yellow, red and pink, these potli bags go perfectly with any traditional attire like saree, suit or lehengas. All women will be really happy to receive them as favour or thank you gifts. You can spot beautiful pearl hangings around them for carrying the bag along with golden zari and sequins work all over. You can easily put your cash, mobile phone and other belongings in these. You can buy this pack of 4 potli bags on Meesho for ₹ 318.00.
Scented Candles Gift Set
Scented candles make a perfect gift for all sorts of occasions so we thought why not include them in this list of thank you gifts for wedding too. We will not recommend to give a single candle as a thank you gift as it can look quite boring and disappointing too. This is why we picked this complete gift set of scented candles for you. This set consists of 5 jar candles having different fragrances. This includes amazing smells like lavender, rose, lemon, strawberry and jasmine. Any guest would feel lucky to receive such a thoughtful gift. In fact, you will totally love the small jars of these candles too and they come with a closing lid as well to store them safely. Grab this gift pack of 5 scented candles on Myntra for ₹ 1,199.00.
Another really thoughtful and super cute thank you gift for your wedding guests is a succulent pot. This gift may seem so tiny but it is super adorable and you are also giving such a meaningful present of planting more greens.
A succulent pot not only requires minimum care and water but it also doubles as a plant and as a home décor item. However, this pack here includes only the pot and not the plant. We found this cute boat-shaped succulent pot for you which is made of resin. The pot is quite durable and has anti-corrosion property too. If you want then you can also add some succulent seeds with this gift for a complete hamper. This cute resin pot is available for purchase on Plants n Pots for ₹ 185.00.
Jars and Tray Set
Cute little glass jars are quite a rage these days and it is so easy to spot them literally anywhere you go. So, why not give your guests something which is super trendy and quite useful too? So, we found a perfect set of jars and trays for your wedding guests.
This one is a set of 4 small glass jars and 1 tray. These glass jars have a green cover on them along with golden lids to cover them up. You can easily store cookies, dry fruits, candies or anything you like in them. Talking about the tray, this one is perfectly matching the jars in green colour and comes with handles too. The leather material covering the jars and tray makes them long-lasting and dust-proof too. This complete set is available on Way Tenz for ₹ 399.00.
Bandhani Print Dupatta
Another interesting and noteworthy thank you gift for wedding is a dupatta. You can take any popular print dupatta like floral, leheriya, bandhani or even a white chikankari dupatta too. As this one is a wedding function then picking a bandhani print dupatta will be a wonderful choice.
We found a wonderful bandhani print dupatta for you in hot pink colour. This super bright dupatta will surely rejoice the hearts of your guests with its beautiful colour and print. As the dupatta is 2.25 m long it can be paired with any attire like lehenga, Indo-western, suits, etc. This dupatta even has a beautiful zari lace on its border which further enhances its look. Moreover, the art silk fabric of this dupatta makes it look quite luxurious and rich in appeal. You can buy this dupatta on Meesho for ₹ 178.00.
As we are going the traditional route for wedding thank you gifts, why not include the most sought after and religious wedding gift of all time i.e. Lord Ganesh idol? Lord Ganesh is the first one to be worshipped for all auspicious occasions and hence giving his idol as a thank you gift would be such a wonderful idea.
We found a really small but pretty Ganesh idol for you which is made of resin. This one is actually a complete showpiece which also doubles up as an incense burner too. You also get 10 pieces of incense cone with the Ganesh idol. The smoke from the cone flows backwards and creates a wonderful effect. This Ganesh showpiece can be kept in office, temple or even as a showpiece at home. You can buy it on Snapdeal for ₹ 179.00.
Haldi Kumkum Box
A Kumkum box is a permanent staple for wedding thank you gifts for family and friends, hence it was obvious to include it in this list. In India, no auspicious occasion is complete without putting a Kumkum tika on your forehead and hence this gift becomes extra special and extra useful.
We picked a minimal and small Haldi Kumkum box for you. Well, this is more like a plate adorned with floral embellishments around it. You can also spot beautiful and intricate engravings on the metal plate too. On this plate two small bowls are attached for keeping Kumkum and Akshat or anything else you like. This golden plate and bowl set looks absolutely pretty and it fits in your hand with ease too. You can buy it on Pepperfry for ₹ 172.00.
Check out These Other Options You Can Consider as Thank You Gifts
Apart from the gifts mentioned above for wedding thank you gifts, there are some other great options mentioned below. Some of them are regular and clichéd items while some are quite different from the ones mentioned above. Also, these options can come really handy if you haven’t planned for the gifts in advance and are looking for a better solution at the last moment.
Thank You Card
If you want to keep it simple but significant for the Indian wedding thank you gifts for guests then we have a wonderful option for you. You can personalise a thank you card for each of your guests. This card featured here allows you to customise the photo of the bride and groom on it along with a sweet thank you note for attending the wedding. You can customise and buy this card on Indian Wedding Card for ₹ 96.00 only.
The best way to play safe is to go the traditional way. For this, you can pick the most loved Indian wedding thank you gift/favour which is a box of sweets. For this, we picked this Ghasitaram Mithai Hamper. It consists of a perfect combination of sweet and savoury which are Mysore Pak and Methi Mathri. This 400 gm sweets hamper is available for purchase on Flipkart for ₹ 449.00.
There is nothing wrong in picking something fuss-free and straightforward as a thank you gift for your guests. And hence gifting shopping coupons or subscriptions won’t be a bad idea. You can also purchase OTT subscription and gift them as a thank you gesture from your side. You can also talk to a popular apparel brand and get some coupons for your guests.
Another small thank you gift for wedding guests which they will surely love is a gift card. You can check out a wide range of gift cards available on popular e-commerce portals in India like Amazon, Ajio, Flipkart, etc. Ranging from ₹ 500.00 to ₹ 10,000.00 you can buy a gift card of your choice. This is definitely a wonderful last minute thank you gift for your wedding guests.
Thank You Gifts are an Important Part of the Wedding
Thank you gifts are an integral part of any wedding and you need to spend sufficient time planning them. They play an important role in creating wonderful memories of the wedding. At the same time, you cannot go overboard and spend excessively and create financial stress for yourself. As it is, arranging a wedding is an extremely costly affair. We hope this BP Guide would have given you lots of ideas on which thank you gifts you would like to consider for your wedding. Share your experiences with us and remain connected for more engaging content.