Summer Weddings on Your Calendar? Over 50 Gift Ideas at Every Price from the Charlotte Shops

Wedding season is back and bigger than ever, it seems. If you have a “wedding every weekend” planned on your calendar, we feel ya. Enjoy this mega dose of celebrating and let us help you shop for the right gifts no matter what your budget. From fine china and luxe linens to practical and affordable mementos and gifts, we’ve got the scoop.

John Dabbs

Owned and operated by the Dabbs family since 1972, John Dabbs, Ltd. has over 40 years experience in the bridal registry and gift market. Offering distinctive gifts with top notch customer service and product knowledge. You can create your dream wedding registry, find the perfect hostess gift, or pick up something for yourself. If you’re looking for it – John Dabbs carries it! 

Versatile Fine China – Herend Princess Victoria and La Gallina Matta placemats
Wide Selection of Calaisio Bakeware and Serving Pieces shop in store or BUY ONLINE HERE
Everyday China made to last – Juliska Berry & Thread Whitewash (shown in photo)
Orrefors Raspberry Votives shop in store or BUY HERE
Wide Selection of Vietri – Rufolo Serving Bowls, shop in store or BUY ONLINE HERE ~ Giraffe Print | Shallow Bowl | Deep Bowl
John Dabbs carries a Wide Selection of Simon Pearce – shop in store or BUY HERE

Elizabeth Bruns

Elizabeth Bruns wants your bridal registry experience (and your wedding gift shopping) to be enjoyable.  With over 100 patterns from which to choose, their associates are knowledgeable and eager to help each couple curate a bridal registry that reflects their style. Popular fine china brands include Herend, Royal Crown Derby, Mottahedeh and Richard Ginori.Popular casual dinnerware options include Jars, Juliska, and Terrafirma Ceramics. And while a lot of couples are registering for stainless steel hollowware, Elizabeth Bruns also has a collection of antique silver accessories like wine coasters and bread baskets which are on many registries.

Monogrammed table linens add sophistication and charm to the table
The Graham Bar Tool Set in hammered stainless steel is a welcome addition to any bar. $198
Handsome set of six steak knives, meticulously handcrafted in France by Claude Dezorme.  $170
This 15″ Super Bowl from Terrafirma Ceramics makes a statement and makes a beautiful serving vessel.  Made in New York.  $238
Beautiful Provence Platters charcuterie boards handcrafted from French and American regenerated oak wine barrels.  Available with leather or wrought iron handles. Starting at $190
Coated linen placemats, hand cut and made in Italy.  Imperceptibly easy care!  Available in an abundance of colors.  $110 for a set of 4.
Mary Jurek Design Festiva Bottle Chiller in made of easy care stainless steel.  Practical and elegant.  $155
Lovely gold plated and brass candlesticks by Aerin.  $175
For a bridal portrait, this 8″ x 10″ Raw Silk frame by William Yeoward is perfection.  Available in white or biscuit.  $350

Bedside Manor

If you’re looking for ideas to gift the happy couple beyond china, consider the Wedding Registry and Gift Guide from Bedside Manor in the Specialty Shops. Luxurious sheets, down, bedding, towels and more from some of the most coveted linen brands, often exclusive to Bedside in North Carolina.

For the Bride and her Maids, monogrammed robes make for an extra special touch when you’re all gathered together before the ceremony. This waffle weave from Matouk is available in 6 colors (also a wonderful couple’s gift)
Or if you prefer something plush, we love the Amira robe from Sferra
Jewelry for Bridesmaids at Bedside
Gift sets from Bedside are the perfect way to gift your Bridesmaids something special. Choose from themed sets or let them put something custom together for you featuring your wedding colors

Lemondaisy Design

Commemorate their big day with a Wedding Invitation Linen Pillow from Lemondaisy Design.
Personalize a Kitchen Towel or Cocktail Napkins ~ BUY HERE

Blackhawk Hardware

Set of wine glasses $29.99
Serving platters $9.99 up to $109.99
Glass pitcher/decanter $9.99 to $99.99
Small appliance- Hamilton Beach Flex Brew $139.99
Charcuterie board and knives- knives are $12.99, boards can range up to $59.99

Neiman Marcus SouthPark

Michael Aram Heart Picture Frame, 4″ x 6″. $95. BUY HERE
Ralph Lauren Home Garrett Cocktail Shaker $175 BUY HERE
Ralph Lauren Garrett Coasters, Set of 4 $95 BUY HERE
Ralph Lauren Home Wyatt Ice Bucket and Tongs $195. BUY HERE
Baccarat Box of Assorted Wine Glasses, Set of 6 $890. BUY HERE
Fendi Men’s Selleria Automatic Watch w/ Interchangeable Straps $3,100. BUY HERE
Lagos Key Pendant Necklace $395 BUY HERE
David Yurman 3mm Cable Collectibles Heart Bracelet with Diamonds $475 BUY HERE

Clive Christian 2.5 oz. Addictive Arts Jump Up and Kiss Me Ecstatic Feminine $825. BUY HERE

The Buttercup

Serving Dishes $35.95 – $69.95 | Date Night In, recipe book $27.50
Assorted Champagne Flutes, sold in sets of 2 $32.95 – $41.95
Pampa Bay Blue Snack Bowls $14.95 & Rectangular Platter $59.95
Custom/Monogram Silver Frames/Gifts $57 – $188
Hazen & Co Jewelry $28 – $88 | Ceramic Heart Ring Dish $9.95
Ring Dishes $10.95 – $14 | Pop Fizz Bling Ring Cleaner $24.95
Custom Invitations | Personalized Napkins and Cups

Abode Home

Decorative Acrylic Tray
Serving Dish with Utensils and Ardmore Cheetah Towel
Colorful Blankets
Vintage Glassware
Butterfly Artwork


Heather Ison
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