christmas gifts newlyweds

Finding the right gift for everyone on your list can be quite a daunting task, especially when it comes to Christmas gifts for newlyweds. It might seem like they’ve already recently received everything they need from their wedding registry, but don’t overlook their wish list just yet. If you've already gifted the happy couple something from their registry, use the holiday season as an opportunity to surprise them with a thoughtful and unexpected gift you choose yourself. No idea where to start? We curated this list of the best gifts for newlyweds for a range of personalities, hobbies, and budgets. And when in doubt, you can't go wrong with a simple housewarming gift, Christmas ornament, or a one-of-a-kind item showcasing their brand-new wedding photos. Shop our favorite Christmas gift ideas for newlyweds below. 

Give the newlyweds another reason to enjoy the honeymoon phase by sending them a monthly date night box. Choose from one, three, six, or twelve months of date nights—each month, they'll receive a curated box with instructions and supplies for an at-home date. Activities range from DIY projects and games to cooking, baking, and more. The contents of every box are a secret, so they'll always be surprised. 

DateBox Club monthly subscription, from $40 per month, DateBox Club

Add a little excitement to the newlyweds' morning routine with this fun coffee maker in a cheerful hue. 

Smeg '50s retro-style drip coffee maker in pastel blue, $200, Nordstrom

We're all staying at home a lot more these days, but at least it can be done in style. This gorgeous velvet quilt is a perfect Christmas gift for newlyweds who love to curl up together on the couch for movie night. The washable blanket comes in a luxurious neutral color that will match any home decor theme. 

Parachute washed velvet quilt, from $299, Parachute

Know a couple who love to make fancy cocktails at home? This deluxe bartending kit will give them the ingredients they need to create their own recipes and refine their mixology skills. The box includes enough flavored syrups and fruit juices for up to 48 cocktails. 

Cheeky Cocktails eight bottle kit, $60, Cheeky Cocktails

Speaking of cocktails, this three-piece tool set is a super chic addition to any home bar. The handles feature authentic mother of pearl to give the set a glamorous, high-end look. 

Be Home mosaic three-piece bar tool set, $70, Nordstrom

This gourmet basket is a thoughtful Christmas gift idea for newlyweds who love trying new food and wine. The treats come in an elegant keepsake picnic basket to make the gift feel extra-special. 

Harry & David sunshine picnic basket with wine, $90, Harry & David

Give this cheeky ornament to the newlyweds if you're looking for a gift that will make them laugh.  

El Arroyo 90% of marriage ornament, $16, Horchow

A wall-mounted bottle opener is one of the best gifts for newlyweds who enjoy trying craft brews and visiting breweries in their free time. Customize this one with their names and wedding date for a personal spin. 

WeddingWire Shop personalized bottle opener and cap holder, $30, WeddingWire Shop

This stylish 500-piece puzzle is a fun gift for couples to break out over the holidays or anytime their screentime is pushing its breaking point. The finished product showcases a festive collection of champagne glasses.

Piecework Puzzles disco queen puzzle, $26, Anthropologie

This keepsake box is an easy way for newlyweds to organize all of their wedding day mementos, like vow books, invitations, dried flower petals, photos, and more. The box also comes with a place for the couple to write down their wedding day memories and read them on future anniversaries. 

Savor wedding keepsake box, $100, Amazon

As one of the most thoughtful Christmas gifts for newlyweds, it’s no wonder this customized couple illustration is a bestseller on Etsy.

HappyMomentsArt custom couple illustration, from $10, Etsy

This monogrammed set of wine glasses would make an excellent Christmas gift for newlyweds who are sharing a last name or recently moved into a new house. 

Cathy's Concepts monogram wine glass set, $48, Nordstrom

Candles are one of the best gifts for newlyweds because everyone loves a great scent, not to mention a personalized one. 

Shutterfly forever and ever candle, $40, Shutterfly


A set of coasters is a classic Christmas gift idea for newlyweds, but these have an extra-special addition. While they may look like simple wooden coasters, flip them over to find a bottle opener on the back.

WeddingWire Shop wooden coasters with built-in bottle opener, $20 for 2, WeddingWire Shop

newlywed cookbook

Help spice up their dinner routine with a cookbook tailored specifically to newly married couples.

Maria Zizka The Newlywed Table, $22, Amazon 

Whether they’ve recently moved into a new place or are fully settled in, any couple would love a personalized doormat to make a house feel like home.

HamlinRowShop last name doormat, from $44, Etsy

Show off their wedding photos with a custom stocking made just for them. The personal photo and chic design will be just what their mantle needs.

Shutterfly contemporary love script Christmas stocking, $25, Shutterfly

There’s nothing married couples love more than a date night in binge-watching their favorite TV shows. Pair this with a bottle of wine, and you’ll be the star of the holiday season.

Netflix gift card membership, from $25, Amazon

Whether they use it for farmer’s market trips or everyday errands, this personalized tote is just as thoughtful as it is stylish. 

Shutterfly established family cotton tote bag, $17, Shutterfly


This monogrammed travel mug doubles as a practical and personal gift to use whenever they’re on-the-go. 

Shutterfly colorblock monogram stainless steel travel tumbler, $40, Shutterfly

tea towel

All couples know you can never have too many tea towels, and this sweet design falls into the category of good gifts for newlyweds’ first Christmas. 

Shutterfly forever together tea towel, $20, Shutterfly

interior decorating

The perfect Christmas gift idea for newlyweds decorating their first home, a Modsy classic experience allows them to work with an interior design professional, entirely online.

Modsy premium package, $159, Modsy

Help them bring a meaningful touch to their office space with a desk plaque featuring some of their favorite memories. The wood and marble design give a modern look that’s right on trend.

Shutterfly wooden marble love desktop plaque, $25, Shutterfly

Handmade in your choice of size and wood type, this custom cutting board might very well become an heirloom. 

HappinesInDetails engraved cutting board, from $52, Etsy

We love this affordable wooden box, ideal for keeping small items or to decorate a desk, which is engraved with the couple’s names and wedding date as well as a special photo.

WeddingWire Shop wood keepsake box, $25, WeddingWire Shop

Christmas gift ideas for newlyweds are often hard to come by, but this pretty and practical monthly planner checks every box.

Shutterfly gallery of one monthly planner, $15, Shutterfly

Showcase 12 beautiful photos of the newlywed couple with this desk tabletop calendar featuring a solid brass easel and your choice of font design.

Artifact Uprising brass easel & calendar, from $55, Artifact Uprising

Keep things sweet and simple with a personalized ornament in the loveliest handwritten font.

CypressandWhim newlywed Christmas ornament, $20, Etsy

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