32 affordable gifts to congratulate the recently engaged couple in your life — all under $50

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  • Weddings aren’t only expensive for the couple: usually, their
    friends and family also end up spending a surprising amount of
    money on the event, from engagement, shower, and wedding gifts to
    clothing and transportation. 
  • With these thoughtful engagement gifts under $50, you can
    express your excitement for the couple and stay within your

2018 survey from Bankrate
revealed that wedding guests spend an
average of $628 on wedding-related expenses, including gifts,
attire, and travel. If you’re a friend of someone who got engaged
recently, this number probably isn’t something you want to be
reminded of.

However, accompanying this expensive revelation is our own
reminder that the utility and thoughtfulness of your
wedding-related gifts matter more than how much you spend on them.
The engagement gift in particular doesn’t have to be splashy (save
your money for the big wedding gift) and is more of a way to extend
your initial congratulations. 

For a memorable engagement gift, consider something that will
help them prepare for the wedding, an accessory to match the larger
wedding gift they’ll probably receive later, and treats or
relaxation tools to calm them down before the big day. 

You won’t need to spend more than $50 on these 32 engagement
gifts:A competitive card game designed for couples

Marital Bliss Game, $14.95, available at UncommonGoods

Perfect for competitive couples, this fun card game helps them
get used to married life and encourages each partner to perform
thoughtful tasks for the other in order to earn rewards.

Champagne-infused sweets

Sugarfina Cheers 3-Piece Candy Bento Box, $28, available at

Pop the champagne…bears! They’re probably going to be drinking
a lot of champagne in the upcoming months as they celebrate their
engagement, so gift them these gummies for a sweet, edible

An assortment of low-maintenance plants

Succulent Assortment, $30, available at The Sill

Succulents last a lot longer than flowers, and are easier to
take care of, too. The Sill offers these small plants as well as a
variety of other indoor house plants to fill their home with

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