Expensive-Seeming Wedding Gifts for Under $50
Impress the happy couple with a gift so delightful, they'll never guess you got it for a bargain.
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March 29, 2013
Italian designer Paola Navone brings a splash of her eclectic aesthetic to Crate and Barrel with a graphic blue-and-white collection of ceramic plates, bowls, and serving pieces, all dishwasher safe.
From $13 to $80 each | crateandbarrel.com
The prints may seem old-school, but when you mix and match, the effect is eclectically modern.' '
Originally from $6 to $40 | HeritageLace.com
"Four porcelain bowls on a matching tray—that's a lot of gift!"—Oprah
$25.00 | Macys.com
"You know all those photos you've been meaning to organize? Here's a brilliant company that will do it for you. This is a fantastic gift to give yourself or the sentimental pack rat in your life." — Oprah
$30 for 4x6 book, $40 for slipcase, & $25 for text stamping
We're in a lather about this Vermont-made trio of fresh-smelling, perfect size soaps stamped with the recipient's name or initials or emblazoned with holiday motifs.
$15 for single bar, $30 for three bars | carvedsolutions.com
"Christmas season is also engagement season. Your recently betrothed (or newlywed) friends will love the chance to create memories between the covers." — Oprah
Utilitarian doesn't have to mean boring. These ceramic caddies, set in an elegant wood tray, let you store, transport, and display your flatware in a dinner-party-ready package.
Towle Living, $24 for three-piece set | Pfaltzgraff.com
Anybody can send roses—thank your host with this Dwarf Clementine mandarin orange tree instead. It arrives tangy, tart, and ready for planting.
$40 for 3-year-old tree | FourWindsGrowers.com
From measuring cups to mixing bowls, this color-coated set keeps kitchen essentials in one bright spot.
$30 for 7-piece set | JosephJoseph.com
A retro kitchen scale takes the guesswork out of portion control. —Dr. Oz
$28 | eatsmartproducts.com
"I'm told that the shape of the tumbler and the diameter of the rim have been fine-tuned to enhance the wine. But I think anything would taste better in a sleek monogrammed glass like this." — Oprah
$40 for set of two | WineEnthusiast.com
Add elegance to someone's dinner table for the price of a couple of movie tickets: These sensational candlesticks do a remarkable impersonation of silver-lined mercury glass.
$8.99 to $10.99 depending on size
Printed from Oprah.com on Sunday, March 9, 2014
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