It’s half way through wedding season and if the idea of using a registry kiosk one more time makes you want to boycott weddings altogether, Neighborly is here to help. Below, we’ve selected a few of our favorite gifts for newlyweds that will help you say “Congratulations” better than a lasagna dish ever could. No kiosks we promise.
For the host and hostess with the mostest, these fresh and sophisticated pinstriped linen napkins and table cloth will be just the right look for their first date night as husband and wife.
Fog Linen blue-grey pinstripe table cloth, $88
Fog Linen blue-grey pinstripe napkins, $36/four
Your foodie friends will appreciate the simplicity of design and artful decoration in these handcrafted bowls from walnut wood dipped in white
coating. Add handpainted, walnut chopsticks as a complete gift for their favorite Asian meals ordered in.
Walnut dipped bowl by Wind & Willow, $40
HANK by Henry black walnut chopsticks, $22
Perfect for the eco-conscious, wine loving couple (vinophiles) in your life, gift this unique and handmade cedar and leather wine rack, plus a set of glassware made from recycled wine bottles!
Wine rack by Meriwether of Montana, $65
Upcycled 12oz glass pack by Refresh, $30
Help your favorite Windy City couple show their state and city pride with this quintessential Chicago themed gift.
IL state bamboo board by A.Heirloom, $55
We Belong in Chicago print by Little Canoe, $20
What’s cookin, good lookin’? For the couple always in the kitchen, this cookbook and splatter-preventing holder are a perfect pair (just like them, awwwww).
Flip bamboo cookbook holder by M26, $50
New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes by Amy Thielen, $36
For the couple that’s the life of the party. A set of Chicago star rocks glasses, an Izola measures shaker, and a set of handcrafted Quince and Apple syrups will get them mixing artisanal cocktails in no time.
Chicago star rocks glass by Chicagorama, $7/per
Cocktail syrup set by Quince & Apple, $8 crate + $13 per syrup
Measures cocktail shaker by Izola, $36
Swing by the shop for even more local and indie-made gift ideas, we’re happy to help!