Are books good wedding gifts?

If you want to give your newlyweds a gift that’s a little more life-changing than a crystal punch bowl, a book is a welcome way to pass on some wisdom to wide-eyed lovers.

What do you write in a book for a wedding gift?

Classic congratulations messages for a wedding guest book

  1. Congratulations on your special day.
  2. Today is the beginning of a magical journey.
  3. Thank you for letting me enjoy this wonderful day.
  4. Really happy to be celebrating this day with you both.
  5. Your wedding day may come and go, but may your love forever grow.

Is $75 enough for a wedding gift?

When you’re giving money for a wedding gift and attending solo, etiquette says you should spend about $50 to $75. But you may want to also consider the couple you’re celebrating. If it’s a coworker, or someone you just catch up with from time to time, the lower end of the spectrum is appropriate.

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According to relationship therapist Aimee Hartstein, LCSW, as it turns out, the first year really is the hardest—even if you’ve already lived together. In fact, it often doesn’t matter if you’ve been together for multiple years, the start of married life is still tricky.

What book would my husband like?

16 Books Your Husband Would Love | Book Gifts For Your Husband

  • #1 Find That Perfect Gift!
  • #2 Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris.
  • #3 Dune by Frank Herbert.
  • #4 Foundation series by Isaac Asimov.
  • #5 Future Shock by Alvin Toffler.
  • #6 The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs.
  • #7 Play Your Cards Right by Alexander Dunlop.

What is a good wedding gift amount?

The average wedding gift amount hovers right around $100, which is a great place to start, and you can increase or decrease that based on how close you are. If you’re very close or related to the couple (and have the wiggle room in your budget), you may choose to spend more—about $150 per guest (or $200 from a couple).

What should I write in a book as a gift?

Here are some words you can include with a gift like this.

  1. “I know you’ll be on bed rest for a while.
  2. “I saw this book and immediately thought of you.
  3. “Congratulations on your promotion!
  4. “I know you’re a big fan of this author, and I saw they had a new book out.
  5. “I’m excited about our girls’ trip coming up.

What should I inscribe in a book?

What Should You Write in the Inscription?

  1. Document when the book was given and who gave it.
  2. Explain why this particular book is meant for the recipient.
  3. Say what the giver thought was special about it.
  4. Wish the recipient well on a particular occasion.
  5. Provide some life advice.
  6. Echo an idea in the book, often through a quote.