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50 Of The Best Gifts for Couples 2019

Looking for gift ideas for a special couple in your life? Maybe for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, a wedding, or some other special occasion?

You’ve asked around and made a list, only to pass on each one of those ideas because they sounded better in your head than they looked up close.

Or maybe you found out the couple in question already has that thing you were thinking of buying for them. And while you’re cool with it, you now need a gift they’ll love as much as those new blackout curtains your brother bought them.

You need a list of ideas for couple gifts that have delighted hundreds or even thousands of other people already — well-designed, best-selling items that your couple will enjoy putting to use.

Gifts for couples should be as special as the couples receiving them, you think. But not every part of your gift has to be something no one else would think of.

So, while you want the gift to be special and to reflect the unique characteristics of the couple you have in mind, you also want to get them something they’ll actually use and enjoy.

Whether you’re looking for engagement gifts for couples living together or the best gifts for couples who’ve been married for three decades or more, you’ll find great ideas in this article. Then, you’ll have the fun of shopping for them.

The only danger now is your having too many great ideas on what to buy the couple you have in mind.

50 Gifts for Couples

Engagement Gifts for Couples

Consider the following fun gifts for couples getting married.

1. 201 Relationship Questions: The Couple’s Guide to Building Trust and Emotional Intimacy, by Barrie Davenport

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The months of wedding planning can be busy, but the couple that doesn’t make time during the engagement to ask important questions is missing the point of all those preparations.


2. The Knot Ultimate Wedding Planner

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For the couple planning their wedding together, a planner like this one can help them sort out what they really want for the wedding, and what details they’d rather omit. Help them prevent overwhelm and burnout with a book that helps them plan and organize everything.


3. The Bride-to-Be Book and The Groom's Instruction Manual

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Give the bride-to-be and groom-to-be each a book to help them prepare for the big day. The bride’s book is a journal and keepsake. The groom’s manual will help him manage his own role in the wedding preparations and includes answers to frequently asked questions.


4. Ganz 6-Piece Wooden Block Wedding Day Countdown Calendar

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This is a hands-on way to keep count of the days before the couple walks down the aisle, and it makes an attractive and compact reminder for the bride’s desktop or bedside table.


Wedding Gifts for Couples

Check out the following cool gifts for couples who’ve just gotten married.

1. A Cozy Throw for Cuddling

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This incredibly soft and roomy blanket (90” by 90”) will cover both while they watch a movie together or just cuddle on the couch.


Related: 7 Of The Best Acupressure Mats For Stress Relief


2. A Picnic Basket

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This old-fashioned wicker picnic basket has a red and white gingham liner and two flaps that lift up for access to the contents. Don’t forget to pack a blanket.


3. One Pan, Two Plates: More than 70 Complete Weeknight Meals for Two, by Carly Snyder and Jody Horton

 

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For the couple who have yet to welcome children to their household, this book will provide guidance and inspiration for the many weekdays of meals for two.


4. Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married, by Gary Chapman

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As the author of The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman has provided a valuable resource for both engaged and newly married couples. Wrap this up with a bottle of wine and a gift card for a meaningful wedding shower gift.


5. GoWISE USA 3.7-Quart Programmable Air Fryer

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Anyone can buy a skillet, and while that workhorse kitchen tool has many uses, this gift will help your couple avoid the consequences of frying too much of their food in oil. Pair this with an air fryer cookbook for a thoughtful and health-conscious wedding gift.


Anniversary Gifts for Couples

Enjoy the following thoughtful gift ideas for couples celebrating an anniversary.

1. Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent

 

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For the couple that loves to travel together, this book will become a treasured guide. The couple who wrote it drew from their experiences as a world-traveling couple to provide a wealth of trustworthy recommendations and inspiration for any travel destination.


Related: Journal Your Way To More Love And Intimacy


2. Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill In The Love Journal or What I Love About Us Fill in the Love Journal


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Either one of these little fill-in-the-blanks love journals by Knock Knock will become a treasured keepsake for your couple.


3. Our Moments Couples: 100 Thought-Provoking Conversation Starters for Great Relationships


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This card game is just the thing for a couple’s date night — or night in — to get the conversation started and strengthen the couple’s relationship.


4. BoldLoft Say I Love You Couples Pillowcases and Matching Mugs


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Add a few fun, romantic accents to your couple’s home and daily habits with these simple, sweet designs for the bedroom and kitchen.


5. Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser


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If love is still in the air, give it some company with soothing and mood-boosting essential oils for your couple’s home.


Unique Gifts for Couples

These gift ideas are worth considering for the couple that already has everything that comes to mind and isn’t keen on items that take up a lot of extra space.

1. The Original Buddha Board: Relaxing Water Drawing, Painting, and Writing Board with Bamboo Brush & Stand


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This gift is a great way to help your couple enjoy the ancient Zen art of living in the moment and letting go. As the water evaporates on the “canvas,” the artwork fades away, leaving a blank slate for next time.


2. FujiFilm INSTAX Share SP-2 Smartphone Printer


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Give your tech-savvy couple a gift that will make it easy for them to print (and share) images they’ve taken with their smartphones.


3. AmazonBasics Adjustable Tablet Stand or Lamicall Tablet Stand


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Whether your couple is watching a movie, displaying a slideshow of family pictures, or following a recipe in the kitchen, either of these stands will come in handy.


Related: 40 Fun Date Night Ideas


4. Our Adventure Book Photo Album Scrapbook


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A replica of the photo album from the Pixar movie, Up, this photo album scrapbook is the perfect place for the couple to store memories from their adventures together (road trips, visits to family, overseas travel, etc.).


5. Ooma Telo Free Home Phone Service


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This device works with Amazon Echo and smart devices to provide crystal clear and free nationwide (and low-cost international) calling. Ooma users can download the Ooma Mobile HD app to take their service with them wherever they go. It works with their high-speed internet and any home phone.


Housewarming Gift Ideas for Couples

Check out these gifts for couples ideas to help the couple you love make their new living space a home. These gifts add a warm, personal touch that will bring smiles to their faces every time they see them.

1. This Bird Feeder or this Window Bird Feeder House


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And for hummingbird lovers, check out this feeder in hand-blown glass. Welcome the songbirds of the neighborhood to the couple’s new home by setting up a squirrel-proof bird feeder.


2. Bamboo Cheese Board


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This smooth, uniquely crafted bamboo cheese board serves a variety of uses and won’t absorb the odors from your food or dull your knives. Moisture-resistant, anti-microbial, and easy to clean, this will become a staple serving tool — as much for private meals as for entertaining guests.


3. French Press Coffee Maker or a Bialetti Moka Express


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Elevate the couple’s experience of coffee with a new coffee maker that draws out more flavor from the beans to create a rich, intense, and velvety brew.


4. Meyer Lemon Tree


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For the couple that doesn’t have pets who might make a large potted plant impractical, the Meyer lemon tree is ideal — yielding fruit twice a year and filling the house with a pleasant fragrance when it’s in bloom.


5. Double Old Fashioned Glasses (set of 4) — Marquis by Waterford or the Antoni Barcelona Stemless Wine Glass (set of 2)


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Whether this couple prefers a glass of wine or something else, these glasses will dress up their evening drinks and remind them of your thoughtfulness (and great taste).


Gifts for Traveling Couples

1. Trtl Travel Pillow or BCOZZY Chin-Supporting Travel Pillow


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The first option is scientifically proven to support your neck in an ergonomic position without taking up much space. It looks more like a scarf than a pillow. The other supports the chin with a patented design that accommodates a variety of sleeping positions.


2. Sleepy Ride Airplane Footrest


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If long airplane rides are in this couple’s future, give them the gift of more comfortable legs with this easy-to-use foot cradle (one per person).


3. Airbnb Gift Card or Hotels.com Gift Card


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Give the couple the gift of a good night’s rest wherever they go by making it easier for them to secure safe and comfortable accommodations.


4. JOOMFEEN Worldwide All-in-One Universal Power Converter / Wall Adapter


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No globetrotting couple should leave home without an all-in-one universal power converter. It isn’t just about hairdryers; those smart devices won’t charge themselves.


5. AmazonBasics Dual Port USB Car Charger for Apple & Android devices


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For the road-tripping couple, make sure their car is equipped with a high-quality car charger for their phones and other USB-compatible devices.


Gifts for Foodie Couples

1. Foodie Dice No. 1 Seasonal Dinners (Tumbler)


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Foodies love this gift with over 186,000 possible meal combinations. The set includes 5 primary dice (protein, cooking method, grain/carb, herb, bonus ingredient) and 4 seasonal veggie dice.


2. Oster Evansville 14-Piece Cutlery Set


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The knives have full Tang blades for excellent balance, and the turquoise handles and black rubberwood knife block will turn heads and dress up your couple’s kitchen.


3. Stainless Steel Nested Mixing Bowls by FineDine (Set of 6)


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These nesting bowls will probably last forever, and with six sizes — from ¾-quart to 8 quarts — your foodie couple will have plenty of bowls even for those complicated recipes they like. If one of them does food prep while the other puts everything together, these dishwasher-friendly and rust-resistant bowls will not only make it easy to keep everything sorted (and looking great), they’ll also make clean-up easier.


4. Spring Chef Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Metal Measuring Spoons (Set of 6)

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If your foodie couple uses a lot of herbs and spices in their cooking, make it easier for them to measure them out with these heavy-duty stainless steel spoons. Shaped to make them easier to fit into spice containers, these will become a favorite tool in the kitchen. The convenient ring keeps them together but opens when you want to use one spoon at a time.


5. ZYLISS Lock ‘N’ Lift Can Opener with Lid Lifter Magnet

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With its ergonomic soft touch grip and smooth-turning handle, this opener’s stainless steel blade cuts easily into any can, and the magnet holds onto the lid until you use the lever to release it.


Gifts for Dog-Loving Couples

1. TODGE Pet Camera

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Help your couple keep tabs on their pets when they can’t be there in the room with them. This camera uses your couple’s home wifi and links to their smartphones through an app.


2. BAAPET 5 Ft Strong Dog Leash with Comfortable Padded Handle

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Make it easy for your dog-loving couple to keep a good grip on their pet when they’re out for a walk (or run). The comfortable padded handle makes it easier to hang on when their fur baby spots a squirrel. The reflective threads make for safer night-time walks.


3. Best Friends by Sheri Luxury Shag Faux Fur Donut Cuddler

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“Does this thing come in human size?” your couple might ask; it looks that comfy and adorable. And their (medium-sized) dog will love it, too.


Gifts for Empty-Nesters

1. Echo Dot (2nd Gen) Smart Speaker with Alexa

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Why not make your couple’s house a little smarter with this easy-to-use smart speaker with Alexa. If you want something with a softer look, upgrade to the 3rd Gen Echo Dot with the added speaker-friendly cover.


2. TableTopics Original — Questions to Start Great Conversations

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Give your couple the gift of great conversations with this thoughtful gift. They can use it for a couple’s night in or when entertaining guests.


3. SOAIY Rotation Sleep Soothing Color Changing Aurora Night Light Projector

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With its aurora borealis and nebular light effects, this projector lends a calming and relaxing feel to anyone’s sleep or meditation space. With its built-in speaker, your couple can link it to their smartphones or other smart devices to play calming background music or white noise.


Gifts for Couples Who Work Out Together

1. Stamina 36-Inch Folding Trampoline

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Give your couple an extra spring in their steps with this gift. When they’re not using it to limber up and get the endorphins flowing, they can easily fold it and stow it out of sight.


2. AmazonBasics ½-Inch Extra Thick Exercise Mat

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Whether your couple is into yoga or not, this mat will come in handy for a variety of home exercise activities — from strength-training to calisthenics to stretching and balance exercises. It also rolls up easily for storage.


3. AmazonBasics High-Density Round Foam Roller or 321 Strong Medium-Density Deep Tissue Massager with 4K eBook

 

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For your couple’s daily DIY deep tissue massage, you can’t go wrong with a good quality foam roller. Try one of these options to help them give their muscles some love after a challenging workout.


4. LETSCOM Fitness Tracker Wristwatch with Heart Rate Monitor, Step Counter, etc.

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Why bother with a watch that only tells time, when you can buy one that also tracks your steps and monitors your heart rate? “Yours” and “mine” fitness tracker wristwatches can help your couple stay motivated, active, and strong.


5. Alivecor KardiaMobile EKG Monitor

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If a-fib is a concern for one or both of them, this gift will help them detect (and avoid) erratic heart rhythms while staying active and building strength.


Gifts for Retro-Loving Couples

1. WoneNice Retro Digital Flip-Down Clock

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Keep the retro look without the distracting noise with this digital flip-down clock, and add some throwback style to your couple’s kitchen or living room.


2. KEEMO Retro 2-Slice Toaster

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With its extra-wide slots (for bagels, waffles, and English muffins), this sleek and stylish toaster won’t jam up and burn torn fragments of your breakfast bread.


3. Chicwrap Cook’s Tools Refillable Plastic Wrap Dispenser / Slide Cutter

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This retro and easy-to-use plastic wrap dispenser comes with a 250-foot roll of BPA-free professional food-grade plastic wrap. The slide cutter makes it effortless to get the perfect piece of wrap for your couple’s leftovers and meal prep containers.


4. NOW Designs Utensil Crock

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Every kitchen needs a catch-all container for the most-used kitchen utensils, and this powder-coated galvanized steel crock comes in a variety of colors to match your couple’s decor while adding some retro flair to their countertop.


5. Auntie Em Kitchen Dish Towels with Vintage Design, 13 pack

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These simple and attractive 100% cotton towels are super absorbent and lint-free. They also make great embroidery cloth.


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  • Haley

    Cool ideas. I have one that my husband gave me from Dreamlines. It was a sketch of my dress and his suit, which was created from our wedding photos. The detail was stunning. Just amazing.

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