Wedding ceremony is thought to be such a significant milestone in people’s life. Hence, it is such a great honor thing to receive a wedding invitation from others. That proves they have you in their heart. No matter you could save the date for the cherished and celebrated event or not, wedding gifts are always appreciated. As the proverb saying that friendship cannot stand on one side. Wedding gifts are not only something hylic but also the intermedium which convey your blessing and good wishes to the new couple.
Wedding gifts should be chosen with care and affection. You have to consider various things into consideration. Here I will list a few advices for you to rescue you from the knotty problem. Let’s start. Firstly, make a plan about your budget. That’s quite important. According to the tradition, luxurious wedding gifts are not suggested, because they may not be quite useful for the couples. Decide your budget depending on how close the couples are to you and how much you would like to offer. After you have decide your budget, you can go on with further analyses. Secondly, plan it forehead. The time when you send your wedding gift to the new couple may be various according to the different tradition in different regions. But you had better plan it in advance. Better safe than sorry. Thirdly, when you start to pick wedding gifts, you should take the age, the religious faith, the culture background of the new couple into consideration. According to the general principle, gifts which will be benefit to the bride and groom’s life afterwards are strongly recommended. While ,there are still some taboos. For example, giving cash to the new couple is quite popular in some places ,while if the new couples are Russian, you had better not do that, because in Russia, giving cash stand for insult and pity. If you will attend an UK wedding , you should not send lilies as present, because in Great Britain, lilies are always stand for death. It’s quite unlucky. Similarly, you should not send a gift with crane patterns on it to a French family, because in France, crane stands for stupid and selfish. You should also avoid those gifts with religious elements, otherwise you may hurt the feeling of those who keep a religious faith. So make a survey about the new couple that whether they have special needs. It’s quite important. Fourthly, taking the gift the new couple yourself at the wedding date couldn’t be better ,while sometimes the situation may be quite different. If you have to send the wedding gift before the wedding date ,address the gift to either bride or groom. If the gift is sent after the nuptial, address the gift to both the names of bride and groom. Finally, you should remember that you have to draw support from shipping corporation if it is necessary. Pay attention to the packing .Only choose those reliable express company . Pay attention to the logistics so that the new couple would receive the present on time.