24 Meaningful Wedding Gifts Your Sister Will Cherish

These picks are sure to make her feel special on her big day and beyond.
Jamie Kravitz - The Knot Contributor.
Jamie Kravitz
Jamie Kravitz - The Knot Contributor.
Jamie Kravitz
The Knot Contributor
  • Jamie writes e-commerce articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a focus on gift ideas, registry and planning advice.
  • Previously, she was a dating writer at Elite Daily and a contributing writer for Martha Stewart Weddings.
  • Jamie holds a BFA in Writing, Literature and Publishing from Emerson College.
Updated Sep 20, 2021
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Your sister is one of the most important people in your life. So when it comes to one of the most important days of her life, of course you're going to make it as special as you can. That means picking out an amazing wedding gift for your sister and her partner on their big day.

While it's likely you'll help plan her bridal shower and bachelorette party as her maid of honor or bridesmaid, you also want to give her a thoughtful gift she'll cherish as a newlywed. From pretty and practical housewares you know she'll use in her home to personalized gifts for her to wear like jewelry, here are 24 unique wedding gift ideas for the bride-to-be.

The Knot Shop Small Personalized Rectangle Jewelry Box

the knot shop silver personalized rectangle jewelry box for wedding gift for sister

Engraved with either her married monogram or a meaningful message from you to her, this beautiful silver jewelry box is intricately decorated with a floral-and-vine design. Every time your sister goes to put on or put away her jewelry, she'll be reminded of your special bond.

Zales Pink Cultured Akoya Pearl Stud Earrings in 14K Gold

zales pink pearl stud earrings with gold backs for wedding gift for sister

If she's a pearl girl, she'll love these pink pearl studs set in 14k gold. With an extra hint of sophistication thanks to their rosy tint, she'll never want to take these earrings off. And since pearls are such a classic choice for everyday wear—but can easily be dressed up for a special occasion—she won't have to.

Bose Soprano Cateye Audio Sunglasses

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If your sister is someone who never leaves the house without her headphones, she'll be so excited to receive these cool audio sunglasses as a wedding present. The cat-eye frames are chic, but more importantly, they're equipped with Bluetooth technology for listening to music on the go.

LIFE HONEY Japanese Kintsugi Ceremony Kit For Newlyweds

etsy japanese newlyweds kit for wedding gift for sister

Kintsugi, which translates to "golden joinery," is an ancient Japanese tradition in which gold is used to repair broken pottery. This kit takes newlyweds through a personal union ceremony where they create a one-of-a-kind bowl together as a lasting symbol of their marriage. This is really two unique gifts in one, because you're providing both a meaningful experience and a keepsake.

Winc Gift Card

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Your sister might be married now, but that just means double the wine for nights in watching The Bachelor with her new spouse. Your sister can use this Winc gift card to purchase bottles on the site or she can put it toward a monthly wine subscription suited to her and her partner's personal taste.

Virgin Experience Gifts Las Vegas Culinary Adventure Tour With Drinks for Two

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If your sister and her partner love to travel, this Las Vegas Culinary Adventure Tour is a great gift idea. The digital voucher is redeemable for a two-and-a-half-hour tour with a local guide that includes samplings at four popular Las Vegas eateries.

Kindred Fires Sister Wedding Day Gift Gold Script Candle

etsy sister wedding day candle with gold script for wedding gift for sister

She may be your sister by blood, but she's your best friend by choice. Let your sister know how much she means to you with one of these personalized frosted glass candles. There's space for her wedding date and your own heartfelt message under the words "to my sister on your wedding day" in elegant gold script on the label. Hand-poured with soy wax, there are 12 different fragrance options—including lavender and white tea, tobacco and oak, and candied pumpkin—so you're sure to find a scent she'll love.

Kate Spade New York Rosy Glow Double Invitation Picture Frame

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This double picture frame is silver with rose gold detailing and has space for her wedding invitation and a 5x7 photo from her special day. As a placeholder, give her the frame with one of your favorite sibling photos.

Zales 3/8 CT. T.W. Diamond Solitaire Heart-Shaped Prongs Stud Earrings in 14K Rose Gold

zales diamond stud earrings with rose gold heart shaped prongs for wedding gift for sister

Show your sister a little love with these gorgeous diamond earrings. Heart-shaped rose gold prongs hold the diamond in place and add a romantic touch to these perfectly dainty studs.

Umbra Aquala Abstract Bath Caddy

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Give your sis the gift of relaxation and convenience with this over-the-tub bamboo bath caddy, complete with a fitted slot that holds a glass of wine. Include her favorite skincare products, a bottle of rosé and a book she's been meaning to read to make this gift even more personal.

Lenox Opal Innocence Love Is Patient Domed Top Picture Frame

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Inscribed with the "love is patient, love is kind" bible verse from 1 Corinthians 13 and embossed with a delicate vine pattern, this 8x10 porcelain picture frame will serve as a meaningful reminder of the couple's wedding day vows.

Away The Jewelry Box

away light blue leather travel jewelry box for wedding gift for sister

Help your sister keep her new ring safe during honeymoon travel with this leather jewelry box from popular suitcase brand Away. Inside, she'll find multiple compartments and useful features meant to keep earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets protected, organized and tangle-free.

Bric's Ulisse 28" 4-Wheel Expandable Checked Suitcase in Pearl Pink

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Help your sister get a head start on a lifetime of adventures with her new spouse by gifting her a stylish suitcase she can pack full of memories (and shoes).

Kate Spade New York Willow Drive 12-Piece Dinnerware Set

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Let someone else handle the fancy wedding china and give your sister classy dinnerware that's still fit for everyday use. With dinner plates, salad plates and bowls for four settings, choose from blue, white or gray ceramic stoneware complete with an understated eyelet pattern.

Battle Born Wood Shop Personalized Cutting Board With Recipe Engraved

etsy wooden cutting board with personalized engraved recipe for wedding gift for sister

Forget plain old cutting boards—this personalized cutting board is made to order in your choice of high-quality maple, cherry or walnut wood and engraved with any handwritten recipe you provide. Help continue the tradition of a special family recipe passed down through generations, or write down your own recipe for your sister's favorite dish. She's sure to get compliment after compliment from guests, and she'll have you to thank.

The Knot Shop Personalized Rose Gold Etched Glass Jewelry Box

the knot personalized rose gold glass jewelry box with roses for wedding gift for sister

Give your sister a safe place to display her favorite jewelry when she's not wearing it with this clear glass jewelry box with a stylish rose gold frame. Add her name, wedding date or a short message to be engraved inside the floral print etching.

Kate Spade New York Take the Cake Ring Dish

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Make sure your sister always has a place to set down her rings with this adorable porcelain ring dish engraved with the words "with this ring." The outside is a pretty shade of something blue.

Charming Blush Custom Wedding Illustration

etsy custom wedding watercolor illustration for wedding gift for sister

This Etsy creator turns a wedding photo into a beautiful, custom watercolor-style print perfect for a newlywed home. Opt for a digital file and print it at your convenience, or select a poster, canvas or framed canvas in a number of size options. Your sister will be blown away by the thoughtful gesture, and the artwork will look wonderful at the center of a gallery wall.

Spode Judaica Sabbath Candlestick Holder, Set of 2

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Every Jewish household should have a nice pair of candlesticks. Set your sister up for Shabbat and other holiday dinners with these blue-patterned beauties. In addition to being tasteful, they're also dishwasher safe, which is a unique feature she'll definitely appreciate.

Meminio Personalized Wedding Memory Box and Card Box

etsy personalized white wedding memory and card box for wedding gift for sister

This is not your ordinary gift box. Made from leather and lined with a retro polka dot interior, this keepsake box is meant to hold your sister's wedding memories. From her veil and shoes to her wedding invitation, anything she wants to hold onto will be safe inside and cherished for years to come. You can also add a gold-embossed luggage tag personalized with her monogram, name or wedding date.

Kate Spade New York Two of a Kind "Ours" 40-Ounce Decanter

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Your sister will be the hostess with the mostest when she takes this decanter down from the bar. For the home mixologist couple, this crystal decanter and stopper are the perfect way to preserve the taste of any wine or spirit. "Ours" (as in "yours, mine and ours") is adorably etched in cursive on the crystal.

Staub 1.75-Quart Cast Iron Heart Dutch Oven

the knot staub red cast iron heart shaped dutch oven for wedding gift for sister

A cast iron Dutch oven is a sought-after registry gift, and this one from Staub comes in a unique heart shape that will remind your sister how much she is loved.

Zales Cutout Date Necklace in Sterling Silver

zales personalized wedding date sterling silver necklace for wedding gift for sister

Your sister can keep the memory of her wedding close to her heart—literally—with this sterling silver necklace personalized with the date she'll say "I do."

Waterford Love Forever Crystal Champagne Flute, Set of 2

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Toast to your sister's marital bliss by gifting her this set of two Waterford crystal champagne flutes cut with a stunning design.

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