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The Wedding Gift O' Graph

STRAIGHT-UP CASH MONEY Highly Appreciated HEIRLOOM OBJECTS A thoughtful piece of history to make a family member or friend that's since parted Slip some bills (or a check) into an envelope and help cushion that newlywed nest-egg. Cost: The more the merrier part of the day can leave a sweet impression. (Granny's old dentures don't count.) Cost: Only swhat it takes to transport or touch-up ANYTHING OFF THE REGISTRY GIFT CARDS It may feel impersonal, but any couple can get excited about a free dinner out, local museum passes, or movie tickets to use once they've hung up the wedding attire and settled into real, mundane life. Getting stuck with a turkey baster, mattress pad, and Back to the Future DVD as the only options left on the registry kinda sucks, but they'll think of you when watching Marty McFly rig up the flux capacitor, while munching roast turkey leftovers in bed. NEAT! GRAM'S CHAIR! Cost: As much as you want to spend Cost: $31.75, Back to the Future Triology set, COOL HOMEMADE ART That is, if you know the couple's feline furvor well enough to cause an, "Awe you shouldn't have!" not an, “Oh...cute cat oil-painting..." the Cost of supplies WEDDING $$$$ GIFT-0-GRAPH LOVE UH... THANKS, Мом Like, say, a vinył letter-crested wood plaque for a couple whose style you don't know well. That eyesore's headed straight to the "I feel bad getting rid of this, so let's hide it" box under the bed. COMMEMORATIVE DECOR USELESS APPLIANCES Cost of supplies Rob Quesadilla maker, anyone? (It's called use a frying pan and flip that thing yourself.) Pritin Cost: $34.99, RE-GIFTED If the thing is so useless it went in your re-gift CUTESY, CUSTOMIZED CRAP Yes, personalized couples toilet paper is a real thing. No, it will not make wiping as a newlywed more romantic. BEDROOM-ONLY ITEMS pile in the first place, just toss it already. Cost: $20, No bride wants to receive a naughty nightie from her brother-in-law/family friend/next- door neighbor. If you weren't at the bach- elorette party, lay off. Cost: $0, but you might as well throw in a complimen- tary trash bag Awkward Cost: Prices vary, mannequin not included ©b rass | MEDIA, money | writing: Jane Long | de sign: Ky la Tom

The Wedding Gift O' Graph

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Don't know what to get the wedding couple during this wedding season? Let this infographic spare you the embarrassment of getting an awkward gift.


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