Your friends just became engaged. You are happy to see them united and want to get just the right thing to show your happiness. You want to acknowledge this wonderful time in their lives; but you have not a clue as to what to get. Well, we have some ideas to help you. Some of these gifts for the new groom or the new bride, and some can be given to them as a couple.
Tee shirts imprinted "Just got Engaged". You can get one just for him or for her or get a matched set for them to wear together.
The International Star Registry will pick a star in the heavens and you get to pick a name for it. Add their names together as the new star. The Registry will send them a certificate of a new star in their honor.
Find a four leaf clover that is framed. Add a note that you know they do not need a four leaf clover since they have found each other. They have all the luck they will ever need.
Get a set of key chains with the attachment is a heart split in half. One half of the heart goes on one chain and the other heart on the other chain. The two halves will make up one heart when together.
Find a chrome or gold doorknocker and have their first and soon to be common last name inscribed on the plate.
Find a "countdown clock". The clock can be set for the number of days until their wedding date. Each day the clock will eliminate one day until they will be married.
All couples have arguments. Getting over the argument is the difficult thing. Try this as a gift. According to an ancient Irish tradition, engaged couples were presented with a crystal bell. Whenever an argument brewed, all it took was for one partner to ring the bell and the dispute would be instantly settled.
Find Crystal flutes and have their names etched into the glass with the date of their engagement. Add a bottle of their favorite champagne.
Things get confusing as the bride plans her wedding. To make sure that she has good memories, give her a Bride's memory book for her to record all the wonderful things that happened during this time.
As the Bride starts to plan her wedding, shopping will be a major concern. Shopping for the gown, the bridesmaid gowns, what dinnerware to select, the silver. Send her a magazine subscription to one of the bride's magazines so she can do some of this work in the comfort of her own home and will her finance.
Most unions have a little upheaval from time to time. Give your engagement couple a "relationship book" by a reputable author. You can also check on the Internet and find a site that will give your couple an acre on the moon. They will receive a certificate of their moon acreage.
Another key ring idea has a lock on one key chain and a key on the other. They will have to decide who has the lock and who has the key.