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21 Christmas Gifts That Will Get Any Engaged Couple in the Holiday Spirit

Help the couple celebrate their upcoming nuptials with a thoughtful holiday present. Here are our favorite Christmas gifts for an engaged couple.

christmas gifts for engaged couple

If you've begun holiday shopping, you've likely gotten thoughtful gifts for your wife, husband and family members. But finding the perfect Christmas gift for a newly engaged couple can be challenging. After all, they haven't started their registry (which typically happens during wedding planning), so you may be unsure about what to get them. Luckily, you still have options. Focus on getting them keepsakes that will help them remember this special holiday. Personalized engagement gifts like ornaments, custom illustrations or matching Christmas sweaters are all adorable options. However, you can also lean into the festive holiday and gift them luxurious an engagement gift they might not splurge on themselves (think: luxe candles, festive bakeware or a plush throw blanket).

To help spark inspiration, we put together a gift guide of 21 presents they'll absolutely love (and definitely use). Whether you're shopping for the couple that loves to host or the couple that loves to stay in, we have something for everyone. Ready to get shopping? Check out our favorite Christmas gifts for an engaged couple, below.

personalized engagement ornament

Personalized Christmas Ornament

Give them a unique gift they'll treasure for years to come. The couple can hang this sweet, simple ornament on their own Christmas tree and remember the happy occasion. Plus, they can get a matching one with their wedding date.

The Cotton & Canvas Company Our First Christmas Engaged With Date porcelain Christmas ornament, $17, Etsy

holiday proposal

Winter Wonderland Photoshoot

What better way to commemorate this special occasion than with pictures? Hire a professional photographer to capture their just-engaged excitement in a dreamy, snow-filled photoshoot. Plus, they can use these engagement photos for your save-the-date cards.

Flytographer photo shoot gift card, from $285, Flytographer

christmas gift for engaged couple candle set

Winter Wonderland Candle Set

Deck the halls with these pretty candles. Gift the couple a little luxury they wouldn't normally splurge on—like this exclusive set. It comes with seven candles in different fragrances and sizes.

Voluspa Deck the Halls Candle Gift Set, $98, Anthropologie

hot chocolate set

Hot Chocolate Gift Box

Help them toast to this milestone in the most appropriate way: with warm mugs of hot cocoa. This set comes with four unique flavors for them to enjoy.

Scout Urling Chocolate Lover hot chocolate gift set, $40, Uncommon Goods

christmas gift for engaged couple christmas set

Festive Kitchen Linens

As an engaged couple, they probably have kitchen essentials such as aprons and oven mitts. But they likely don't have any that are specifically for Christmas. Gift them this lovely set to commemorate the special holiday.

Williams Sonoma Twas The Night Before Christmas kitchen linens bundle, $96, Williams Sonoma

together they built a life together sign

Sweet Sign

A personalized sign is a lovely piece of home decor they'll definitely use in their newlywed nest.

Canvas Vows And So Together They Built a Life They Loved sign, from $59, Canvas Vows

engaged cookie stamp

Christmas Cookie Stamp

Christmas cookies, anyone? Give the happy couple this press so they can make more of these sweet treats before the wedding. Psst: This makes for an adorable date night idea too.

Need Cookie Stamps Engaged embosser stamp, $8, Etsy

christmas gift for engaged couple essential oil diffuser

Ceramic Essential Oil Diffuser

Turn their home into a winter wonderland with this chic ceramic diffuser. It softly streams essential oil into the surrounding area, filling it with a delicious scent. Pick up the brand's "Grove" oil, which smells just like a Christmas tree farm.

Vitruvi porcelain essential oil diffuser, $119, Nordstrom

christmas gift for engaged couple mugs

Personalized Mugs

The adventure begins...but not before a warm cup of hot cocoa. These adorable coffee mugs are festive for the holiday but chic enough for everyday use. Plus, you can customize them with the couple's names.

Kampr Co customizable wedding gift mug, $25 each, Etsy

custom illustration

Custom Holiday Engagement Illustration

Submit a picture of the couple's engagement for a custom holiday-themed illustration. The sentimental wall art will get them excited for the big day.

Nibiru Design custom Christmas portrait, $80, Etsy

christmas gift for engaged couple christmas platter

Winter Wonderland Serving Platter

Expand their holiday home decor collection with this pretty serving platter. Simply add Christmas cookies for instant festiveness.

Juliska Rubery ceramic tray, $39, Nordstrom

christmas gift for engaged couple matching sweaters

Matching Christmas Sweaters

Surely the couple has a few Christmas sweater parties to attend. Ensure they show up in style (and share their exciting news with their best friends) with these matching tops.

Raj Melon Shop couples Christmas sweater, from $34, Etsy

christmas gifts for engaged couple blankets

Cozy Throw Blanket

This plush throw will keep the couple warm and cozy during their Christmas movie marathons. Pass the popcorn!

Ugg Whistler throw blanket in Eucalyptus, $98, Nordstrom

christmas gift for engaged couple platter

Christmas-Themed Serving Platter

If the couple loves to host, a holiday-themed serving platter is a no-brainer gift. It's pretty and practical. This one is neutral enough to go with any existing serveware they have.

Spode Christmas tree sculpted platter, $147, Nordstrom

christmas pajamas

Matching Pajama Set

Here's a Christmas gift for the couple with a sense of humor. These pajama sets are the perfect gift for any newly engaged couple.

Little England Gifts couples Christmas pyjamas, $72 for the set, Etsy

paper christmas village

Paper Christmas Village Decoration

Get their Christmas village collection going with something simple, like this pretty paper set. They can add to it over the years to create a dreamy decor set up.

Norrska Christmas village decoration, $40, Etsy

candle and hair mask set

Self Care Kit

One of our favorite gift ideas? Treat your loved ones to a luxury they normally wouldn't splurge on. This gift set comes with a restorative hair mask that will transform their bathroom into a high-end spa. It also has a scented candle that will keep their space cozy during the colder months.

dpHUE Self Care hair masque and candle set, $55, dpHue

sleigh wine bottle holder

Sleigh-Shaped Wine Bottle Holder

Toast to the couple with a lovely bottle of wine and this adorable sleigh bottle holder. Deliver the set or order wine from an alcohol delivery service like Drizly. Or, pair it with a luxe wine decanter.

Godinger silver art sleigh wine bottle holder, $13, Amazon

red dutch oven

Festive Dutch Oven

This Dutch oven is a great gift because it's Christmas-themed cookware that the couple can use after the holidays.

Le Creuset round Dutch oven in Cerise, from $230, Le Creuset

christmas candle

Christmas Tree-Scented Candle

A smell can instantly transport you back to a memory. Give them this best-selling scent to commemorate their engagement. Whenever they light it, they'll think of this special moment in their love story.

Capri Blue Fir & Firewood jar candle, $34, Anthropologie

red champagne coups

Red Champagne Coups

Skip typical wine glasses or champagne flutes for something a little more unique. The happy couple can cheers their engagement with these festive champagne coups. Pop the bubbly!

Estelle champagne coup in Red, $195 for a set of 6, Estelle Colored Glass