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25 thoughtful engagement gifts for couples about to tie the knot in 2024

These sweet engagement gifts can be used long after the wedding is over.

Heart picture frame, champagne candle, ring dish, champagne flutes
Hold off on shopping their registry until they say "I do." For now, go with one of these heartfelt finds. (Nordstrom, Amazon)

They do! A couple's engagement is something to celebrate, so it's only natural to want to give the pair a special engagement gift to mark the occasion.

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While typical wedding gifts can be anything from pots and pans to fancy candlesticks or a generous check, finding an appropriate engagement gift can be a bit trickier, especially if the couple's registry isn't available yet. With that in mind, we've scoured the internet to track down the best presents that any couple can appreciate throughout the wedding planning process and beyond. From books meant to help with wedding planning to sweet keepsakes, there is no shortage of memorable engagement gifts out there. Keep scrolling to find the perfect thing to give the soon-to-weds in your life!

It's clear that The Knot knows weddings, and this helpful planner and organizer is full of the brand's best tips to make the big day a breeze. Unsurprisingly, it's a No. 1 bestseller.

$27 at Amazon
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$27 at Books-A-Million (BAM!)

The bride-to-be obviously needs a place to put that special ring when going to sleep, showering or working out. This dish will look adorable on any bathroom counter or bedside table.

$16 at Amazon

Raise a glass (er, a candle) to the happy couple. It has notes of crisp mandarin and grapefruit — just like their favorite bottle of bubbly.

$38 at Amazon

Help the couple relive their favorite moments with this sweet heart-shaped collage. Track down 30 of their best pictures and let Minted do the rest.

$160 at Minted

Here's one way to make sure the couple doesn't get too wrapped up in wedding planning. When they're itching for some time together, they can just pick a card from this deck and reveal a new date idea.

$17 at Amazon
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Take the lovebirds back to the place where they met or fell in love. Each glass is etched with a map of the city you select, but they're sold individually, so you may want to add two to your cart.

$18 at Uncommon Goods

The happy couple needs a pretty frame to hold an engagement photo — for now, at least. Once they say "I do," they can switch it out for a sweet snap from their wedding. 

$42 at Nordstrom

From wedding invites to thank-you notes, this self-inking return address stamp will save the couple so much time in the months ahead. 

$7 at Etsy

Couples who love to cook together will appreciate this olive oil duo.This bundle includes two of the brand's bestsellers that can be used when cooking or finishing off a dish.

$74 at Brightland

Does the newly engaged couple have a sweet tooth? If so, gift them this trio from Sugarfina that includes the brand's popular Champagne Bears, Sparkle Pops and Bubbly Bears.

$30 at Nordstrom

They're sure to have plenty of celebrations coming up on their calendar. If that's the case (and it probably is), then this monogrammed cheese board will come in handy.

$50 at Amazon
Old World Christmas

Help the pair mark their first holiday season as an engaged couple with this glass-blown ornament. Inside the ring box is a sparkly "diamond," which is, well, fitting. 

$18 at Amazon

First comes a wedding, then comes the honeymoon! These his-and-hers luggage tags are sure to make them smile when they pick up their suitcases at baggage claim.

$10 at Amazon

Help the couple get excited (and organized) for the wedding planning process. Inside, they'll find advice on everything from invitations to guest lists.

$7 at Amazon

This mug was made for any (and all) Swifties. Select a mug size, then pick an interior and handle color that matches the giftee's vibe. Note: Prices vary by color and size. 

$13 at Etsy

Give them a place to put all their favorite photos from their wedding day. This photo album can hold up to 200 4x6-inch images.

$45 at Amazon

Any game-loving couple will be able to enjoy this classic domino set for decades. Thanks to the sleek leather carrying case, they can also bring it with them on their future travels (like their honeymoon!).

$99 at Mark & Graham

This gift will encourage them to find some quality time for one another throughout the wedding planning process. It comes with all the essentials: plates, wine glasses, silverware and a corkscrew. 

$95 at West Elm

Because diamonds are forever, but their sparkle isn't. This on-the-go cleaner will make her diamond (or any other precious stone) look like new. 

$9 at Amazon

These stunning crystal champagne flutes are instant keepsakes. You know what that means? They'll think of you every time they pull them out for their anniversary, Valentine's Day or another moment that calls for some bubbly.

$210 at Nordstrom

The countdown is on! This sweet calendar will help them keep track of how many days they have until they say "I do."

$15 at Amazon

No one wants to spend on hand towels, which makes these piped beauties from Weezie the ultimate treat. For an added touch, get them monogrammed (for an extra $15) with the couple's new initials or last name.

$54 at Weezie

If — and only if — you've confirmed that the bride-to-be is planning on changing her last name, then surprise her with a sparkly necklace featuring her new surname.

$149 at Zales

Pop the champagne! Personalize the whole set, which includes an acrylic ice bucket and four stemless wine glasses, with the initial of their shared last name for an additional $12.50.

$79 at Mark & Graham

A custom doormat is a fun and easy way for a couple to add a personal touch to their home. This also makes for a great housewarming gift if they recently moved in together.

$114 at West Elm

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