Thanks, Santa! Wedding-ready gifts and ideas

Gifts // by QB

The shopping centre carparks are a nightmare, Curtis Stone is telling us how to bake the perfect ham and we’re blasting carols on non-stop on the office radio – it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Looking for gift ideas for your bride tribe? Seeking a few lovely touches for your special day? We’ve gathered some inspiration to make your day merry and bright.

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Ethical pure soy wax candles from That Charming Shop

Light up your reception or your home with a pure soy wax candle from That Charming Shop. Consciously vegan and cruelty free, these babies come in a range of enticing scents – from gin to limoncello and mint mojito. Looking for a cute Christmas gift? Check out their mulled wine, gingerbread and pumpkin spice latte flavours! #PumpkinSpiceLatteLife

MODE-PRINTS-Set-Of-10-Floral-Thank-You-Cards-Wedding-Postcards-Stationary-NotepaperThankyou postcards from Mode Prints

It can be so easy to get caught up in planning your special day – don’t forget to show your love for the ones who helped it all come together. These hand-illustrated thank you postcards from Mode Prints are perfect for jotting down a few words of appreciation.


Urban-Greens-Grow-KitsGrow Kits from Urban Greens

Packed with quality Aussie seeds to help you to grow anything from edible flowers to cocktail-making essentials like mint, basil and strawberries, Urban Green’s Grow Kits are a bonbonnière gift we wouldn’t mind receiving!

Book-lovers-Gift-SetHave a blind date with a book, thanks to Amity Created

Take a break from wedding planning with Amity Created. Choose your fave literary genre, and they’ll send you a ‘blind date with a book’: a surprise read plus delish tea.

Be-My-Bridesmaid-Gift-HamperBride tribe hampers from Bridesmaid Boxes

Spoil your bride tribe with a hamper from Bridesmaid Boxes, filled with goodies such as nail polish, candles, chocolate and a bottle of bubbles. They also come with a card – ideal for ‘popping the question’ to your bestie!

I-Like-Long-Romantic-Walks-Dish-Towel-Always-Fits-(2)Quirky kitchen essentials from Always Fits

“I like long romantic walks to the fridge” – relatable. Put it on a tea towel with a cute pattern – like this lovely option from Always Fits – and you’ve got a quirky kitchen accessory or mother-of-the-bride thank you gift!

Ink+Gin+bottle+designInk Gin

We already love gin, but make it purple (without artificial dyes), and we’re sold. Thanks to an exotic bloom, Ink Gin fades from deep blue to blush when mixed. Ask your bartender to make a signature cocktail for your day with this magic tipple, or gift guests a mini bottle.

Silver-Linings-currumbin-38Treat your guests to a little Valentino

Okay, you can’t keep this super-cool caravan but you can treat yourselves to it for your reception – that’s sure to make everyone feel welcome! Gold Coast-based Silver Lining Situations has transformed a chic 1970s Airstream into a stylish bar and chill-out space that goes by the name of Valentino. We love!

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