The first recorded evidence of marriage ceremonies uniting one woman and one man dates from about 2350 B.C., in Mesopotamia. Over the next several hundred years, marriage evolved into a widespread institution embraced by the ancient Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans.
Fun Fact #1 The largest wedding attendance was a Jewish wedding in Jerusalem in 1993 where 30,000 people attended. 😲
Fun Fact #2 The most expensive wedding — Prince Charles & Diana – $110 million! 😲
Fun Fact #3 The longest wedding dress train was found in Germany ... it measured over 515 feet!
Fun Fact #4 Tuck a sugar cube into your glove — according to Greek culture, the sugar will sweeten your union.
Fun Fact #5 For good luck, Egyptian women pinch the bride on her wedding day. Ouch!
Some people believe that a wedding is a special, once-in-a-lifetime event that has the power to bring people together and create lasting memories. For these people, a wedding may feel like a magical or transformative experience.
Seeing someone you love, especially your sister on her wedding, choose to commit her life to a devoted partner is a heartwarming experience and worthy of celebration. And a great wedding gift!
Is your sister a blushing bride? Do you want to get her a great gift? Do you want her special wedding day to be unforgettable? Here are a few steps that can make her dream wedding reality. Including helping with the wedding planning and pampering her to giving her an unforgettable wedding gift.
To help you get started, here are a few wedding gift ideas (including best wedding gifts) for a sister getting married!
Wedding Gift Ideas for Sister Brides
A wedding gift for sister should encompass both your thoughtfulness and the heartfelt recollections you've shared. There are many different types of wedding gifts that you could give to a sister who is getting married. Some wedding gift ideas ideas might include:
- A sentimental gift that has special meaning to the two of you, such as a family heirloom or a hand-crafted item.
- Gifts for your sister that will be useful or appreciated during the wedding planning process, such as a planner or organizer, a gift card to a wedding dress shop, or a book about wedding planning.
- A gift for the couple's new home, such as kitchen appliances, linens, or home decor.
- A gift card to a favourite restaurant or store, or a gift certificate for a spa day or other relaxing activity.
Ultimately, the best wedding gift ideas will depend on your sister's tastes and interests, as well as your budget. It's always thoughtful to consider what the couple may need or appreciate as they start their new life together.
Personalized Cutting Board
As far as personalized gifts go, you cannot go wrong with a personalized cutting board for the kitchen. As an essential kitchen item, your sister (and her partner) will undoubtedly spend countless hours preparing just about any and all meals ... a cutting board will remind her of your love every time that she chops a carrot or dices an onion! 😉
Personalize the cutting board with a laser, adding a meaningful message or the couple’s names.
A one-of-a-kind wedding gift that will stand the test of time!
Who doesn't love soaking in a bubble bath ... glass of wine in one hand, a good book in another? A bath caddy enhances experience even more!🛁. Kick moments of relaxation up a notch by giving your sister a bathtub caddy with space for wine glasses, a book rest, and even a candle! 🕯
Want to make the gift even more special? How about a few bath bombs, scented candles, some skincare products? 😃
Children’s Reminiscence Diary
As the bride's sister, you’re most likely her oldest friend. A children’s reminiscence diary is one of the best and most sentimental of wedding gifts for sisters to share, documenting your favourite memories between the pages.
The best gifts demands a little DIY and nostalgic effort as you gather family photographs and recall treasured moments. Do make sure she’s wearing waterproof mascara when opening this gift! 😭
Sister Holiday Trip
Create lasting memories with your sister ... book a short vacation for just the two of you. Dedicating time to bond with the bride to be is a thoughtful gift she will cherish forever. You don’t need to splurge money on an expensive getaway ... reserve a weekend away at her favourite camping ground ... perhaps tick a destination off of her bucket list?
Organizing a short holiday trip is a great wedding gift idea that demonstrates how much your sister means to you, while giving her a final opportunity to let her hair down on a family trip.
Etched Glass Jewelry Box
An etched glass jewelry box is a meaningful gift idea for your sister’s big day. It would serve as a perfect gift as a keepsake box for her favourite jewelry pieces. And how about graving her initials or the wedding date on the glass ... see her face light up as you give the thoughtful present to your sister on her wedding day. 🤗
Does your sister love jewelry? Also get her a sterling silver necklace or another piece of jewelry that fits inside the box!
Personalized Wedding Hanger
A personalized wedding hanger is a unique wedding gift that your sister will use on the day to hang her wedding dress. Not only will the unique wedding gift come in handy on the day to keep her wedding dress wrinkle-free, but she’ll think about you whenever she looks at photographs or uses the hanger.
Personalizing the wedding hanger transforms a useful accessory into one of the best unique gifts for your sister that she will treasure forever.
Special Video Gift
The ideal wedding gift isn’t always a tangible item. Sometimes, it’s a memory that can be relived over and over again. Your list of wedding gifts for sister must include a special wedding group video message ... a great gift idea that will last forever.
Grab your phone and record a meaningful message for your sister on her wedding. Share inside jokes, your best memories, and send her all the well wishes. You can also raise your wine glass, sing her a song, or get the whole wedding party involved!
Personal Vow Books
The best wedding gift ideas surely must include ways to preserve your sister’s vows and use them to create the perfect gift. The adorable books are sentimental and meaningful, documenting the heartfelt words exchanged during the ceremony.
If you’re looking for an amazing present that will tug on your sister’s heart strings, then this is a great place to start! Personalize the vow books by getting her special date printed on the front, and (or) perhaps her initials?
Custom Birthstone Bracelet
How about a customized birthstone bracelet for your sister's wedding gift? Personalize a one-of-a-kind bracelet with your choice of metal, birthstones, and engravings. Surely on your list of unique wedding gifts!
Create a Special Video Gift for Her
A timeless group video message is one of the best wedding gifts you can give on your sister’s wedding day. She’ll love the opportunity to rewatch her video whenever she wants, and she’ll cherish the unique gift for years to come.
You can also create a video montage of wedding highlight moments and give your sister the gift after she’s tied the knot!
At Celebrate, we provide an easy and intuitive video tool to create personalized and meaningful wedding group videos. Choose to film a private video where you share all of your favourite memories together, or get the whole bachelorette party involved by sharing a link. The options are endless, but the end result will always be magical.
Get started with Celebrate today, and begin preparing the perfect bridal gift for your sister.