Following the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we round up wedding gifts for any noble couples getting hitched
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Royal wedding hysteria reached fever pitch in the run up to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marriage at St. George's Chapel, Windsor, which took place on Saturday 19th May 2018.
From wedding cake recipes and dress designs, to who will walk Meghan down the aisle who made the guest list and, the public and press alike didn't shy away from voicing their speculations surrounding the ceremony. The tabloids revealed that Prince Harry and Meghan shared their big day with family, friends and a whole lot of A-listers, around 600 of them to be precise - just imagine the wedding gifts!
As we move into summer wedding season, you may well find yourself preparing to attend a few special bashes yourself in the near future.
Haven't sorted a present yet? Then you need to peruse our round up of the best wedding gift ideas fit for a royal couple without the six figure price tag.
Lovebirds wedding day photo album
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There's only one way to truly capture the barrage of happy emotions a wedding ceremony brings, and that's through the lens, preferrably before the champagne reception. Help your married friends or family members look back on memories that will last a lifetime with this Lovebirds photo album, £30, from Sarah Miller. The book is beautifully embossed with two cute lovebirds perched on the branch of a golden tree - great for newlyweds.
Myrtle Tree of Love wedding gift
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Did you know in ancient mythology, the Myrtle tree is known as the Tree of Love? So it makes perfect sense to surprise a special couple with the Myrtle Tree of Love Gift, £59, from The Present Tree. The tree is made up of dainty aromatic leaves and white flowers which blossom with a wonderfully sweet fragrance. And guess what? In autumn its spicy-sweet, edible berries ripen and can be steeped in alcohol to make traditional liquer called Mirto. The bride and groom are sure to drink to that.
Personalised picnic basket for newlyweds
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Get a newly wedded couple's married life together off to an extra special start with this stunning antique willow wash personalised picnic basket, £129, from The Colourful Garden Company. It contains gorgeous porcelain plates, wine glasses, cutlery, cooler bag, napkins, bottle opener and corkscrew, so they can enjoy a long, happy marriage and plenty of romantic picnics in the park.
Gold inlay and glass stem vase wedding gift
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If you're looking for a luxurious and unique wedding gift, then look no further than the Inlaid Gold and Glass Stem Vase, £42, from The Forest & Co. These gorgeous simple stem vases have a striking contemporary effect that makes them the perfect stylish present to a place in newlyweds' home. The vases are available in deep purple, deep green or clear glass with gold inlay to suit a number of interior design schemes.
Personalised wedding keepsake coasters
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Capture the special day in these resin personalised wedding keepsake coasters, £30, from Magnus & Bella. Ideal as a bridal keepsake, you can customise their contents with knick-knacks such as flowers, bottle tops and letters from the day and we can pretty much guarantee the happy couple will love the meaningful thought.
Letter tile style plant buckets
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Attending a summer wedding? These cute letter tile style buckets, £6.95 each, from Letter Room, are a fab gift for a married couple to take home with them to place in their garden and watch the flowers blossom together. Spell out their names, Mr & Mrs, or the word love for an extra personalised touch.
Silver plated 'Entwined Heart' Lovers flutes
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This elegant Silver Plated 'Entwined Heart' Champagne Lovers Flute, £67.50, from Whis Hampers, is a novel way to help a newly married couple make a toast to their new life in the most romantic way possible, ensuring the magic moment will last forever.
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