Wedding Planning

The Newly Married Couple’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are a great time to give the newly married couple the necessities they forgot to place on their wedding registry to get them through their first Christmas together.

Nespresso coffee machine

But First…

What’s a morning started without a coffee brew for two? This Nespresso coffee and espresso machine uses a smart sensor to customize its brew for a rich tasting blend that will heat your morning up in seconds. ($199.99; target.com)

modern cotton duvet

Cuddle Time

Give the newly married couple a cozy duvet that will spark some serious cuddle time. This metallic-printed slub cotton duvet will be the perfect addition to their home. ($178–$228; anthropologie.com)

classic dinnerware set

Dine in Style

This elegant dinnerware set will bring a refined touch to your newlywed friends’ table for the holidays or everyday use. The complete 50-piece stoneware set is large enough and durable enough to host a variety of dinner parties. ($82.35; overstock.com)

festive knit stockings

Pair of Stockings

These chunky knit stockings make a heartwarming and personal Christmas present for the newly married couple. They are entirely knit by hand and your friends’ names can be embroidered along the top to create a gift they’ll never forget. ($39.50; potterybarn.com)

tea light holder

Let it Glow

This frosted glass tea light candle holder will bring a warm glow to a cozy night in for your favorite newlywed couple. ($14.95; cb2.com)

striped wooden coasters

Cocktail’s Best Friend

With a unique design of white marble and mango wood, these striped coasters will bring a modern, decorative touch to the newlyweds’ home, and they’re a stylish way to keep glass rings off their table. ($48 for a set of 4; shopterrain.com)

reindeer stocking holders

Rudolph and Friends

If the new couple already had stockings on their registry, they’ll need these reindeer holders to display them. They’re aluminum with an antique finish and come in two sizes—8 and 14 inches tall. ($29.50–$39.50; potterybarn.com)

classic bar glasses

Happy Hour

If your favorite newlyweds like to sip mixed drinks together, this set of six essential bar glasses will help them make their very own cocktail hour in their kitchen. And since they’re dishwasher safe, they won’t mind the clean-up either. Cheers! ($24–$36; westelm.com)

Santa cookies set

Don’t Forget the Cookies

Make sure the couple remembers to include Santa in their first Christmas celebration with this festive milk and cookies set, complete with a themed cookie press. ($24.99; bedbathandbeyond.com)

cork and cap box

Count the Corks

The new Mr. and Mrs will never wonder who drank the last drink again with this cork and cap shadow box that doubles as a clever piece of wall décor. ($36; francescas.com)

elegant golden winekey

The Key to the Kitchen

Not only is this passkey the most adorable bar accessory we’ve ever seen, but it also opens your wine and beer bottles for you. Talk about a little sophisticated entertainment. ($22; bhldn.com)

cheese serving kit

Say Cheese

This cheese serving set made of mango wood will be the life of the party at the newlyweds’ upcoming parties. The board’s handle and each handcrafted cheese knife is made of hammered copper, giving it the set a refined, rustic look. ($29.95; crateandbarrel.com)

cocktail recipe book

Winter Cocktails 101

Perfect for the couple who loves to entertain—or who really just enjoys a great drink—this book of winter cocktails will be their new best friend this Christmas, all the way from cocktail party snacks to mulled ciders. ($16.87; barnesandnoble.com)