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30+ Favorite Wedding Gift Ideas via SoKind Registry

SoKind Registry isn’t like other registries. With SoKind, you can register for anything you want. Really. Anything! You can register for concert tickets, guitar lessons from a talented friend, DIY help, a secondhand stand mixer, a monthly date night, a favorite recipe…you name it, and a SoKind user has probably registered for it! Meredith15 Here are some real gifts from real SoKind Registries that we absolutely love: Fun Experience Gifts
  • Canning lessons
  • Graceland tickets
  • Live music fund
  • Craft party
  • Treasure hunt at a junk yard with us
  • CSA Share
  • Marathon fees
  • Brew lessons for two
Meredith9 The Right Stuff
  • Sunscreen for the honeymoon
  • Coffee from your city. (“If you have a favorite roaster, buy a bag and we can have a coffee collection to enjoy this year.”)
  • Wedding ring tattoos
  • Tiny home fund
  • Organic Beer Kit
  • Meyer lemon tree
  • Ancestry DNA Kit
mc2 Heartfelt handmade and helpful gifts
  • Pre-wedding guest hosting
  • Board game loans for the wedding reception
  • Stock our bar
  • Three decorating divas on our wedding day
  • Moving help
  • Write us a story!
  • Relaxation tips for newlyweds
  • Wedding scrapbook
  • Dig up perennial plants from your yard  (“We would love to think of you when we head outside and see your beautiful plants in our yard. Hook us up with your flowers and herbs!”)
  • Music list for DJ
  • Pet staycation while on our honeymoon
  • Nerd help (“We’re both interested in learning skills related to small business website design and server maintenance.”)
fashion-men-vintage-colorful More-than-just-money gifts
  • “Get out of jail free card” (“Help us when our car breaks down on our road trip honeymoon.”)
  • Help repaying student loans
  • Potluck rehearsal dinner contributions
  • “The last-minute mishap fund”  (“This is a fund to cover all the last-minute expenses that we know will come up in the last few days of wedding planning.”)
  • Big tip to the best waiter or waitress of our honeymoon trip (“Help us give a huge tip to an unsuspecting waiter/waitress.”)
  • Foster an elephant
  • Papal Blessing of Our Marriage
SoKind Registry was designed as an alternative to the traditional, retail-based gift registries. SoKind Registry wanted to create a platform that allows registrants to receive meaningful, customized gifts from their loved ones while still making the process for the gift-givers easy and elegant. And SoKind Registry knows they’ve succeeded based on all the amazing gifts that SoKind Registry users create. We hope you’ll join their incredible community of couples who want more fun and less stuff! Create your SoKind Registry today! 

Fair Trade Friday- Wedding Gifts that Give, V1

It’s Friday, it’s Friday!  I know we all love Friday, but it’s extra special here on the blog because it’s FAIR TRADE Friday!  We will be highlighting some awesome Fair Trade and socially or environmentally conscious home decor the next 2 weeks.  They make the perfect wedding gift…. hint, hint, Aunt Martha! 😉 Fair trade home   1. Cultural Elements– Mango Wood Tea Light Holders, $35. Made from Mango wood of trees that are no longer sustainable for commercial use.  These trees are replaced with newer, younger trees.  Fair Trade and handmade
When a mango tree reaches 20-30 years, its fruites are no longer suitable for commercial use. Older trees are harvested and replaced with young trees in a process that protects the mango forests. – See more at: http://www.culturalelements.com/set-of-2-mango-wood-bark-decorative-tea-light-candle-holders-honey.html#sthash.aqoktaBq.dpuf
This product is sourced from controlled, sustainable mango plantations. When a mango tree reaches 20-30 years, its fruites are no longer suitable for commercial use. Older trees are harvested and replaced with young trees in a process that protects the mango forests. – See more at: http://www.culturalelements.com/set-of-2-mango-wood-bark-decorative-tea-light-candle-holders-honey.html#sthash.aqoktaBq.dpuf
This product is sourced from controlled, sustainable mango plantations. When a mango tree reaches 20-30 years, its fruites are no longer suitable for commercial use. Older trees are harvested and replaced with young trees in a process that protects the mango forests. – See more at: http://www.culturalelements.com/set-of-2-mango-wood-bark-decorative-tea-light-candle-holders-honey.html#sthash.aqoktaBq.dpuf
This product is sourced from controlled, sustainable mango plantations. When a mango tree reaches 20-30 years, its fruites are no longer suitable for commercial use. Older trees are harvested and replaced with young trees in a process that protects the mango forests. – See more at: http://www.culturalelements.com/set-of-2-mango-wood-bark-decorative-tea-light-candle-holders-honey.html#sthash.aqoktaBq.dpuf
2. Canvas Home– Soapstone Placemat/Charger, $8.  Produced under Fair Trade principles in India. 3. One World Fair Trade – Alabaster Lamp, $150.  Handmade by Fair Trade artisan partners in Cairo, Egypt. 4. The Spotted Door– Teak Side Table, $225. Work with eco-conscious designers, artisans, craftsmen and innovators who capture landfill-fated materials and give them a new purpose, a new life, a new existence! 5. Indego Africa– Cow Horn Vase, $75.  Profits fund educational training programs for the women who hand craft the products. 6. All Modern– Organic Silk Table Runner, $74. Hand woven on bamboo looms by indigenous women weavers in India. 7. Indego Africa– Copabu Wooden Bowl, $55. Profits fund educational training program for the women who hand craft the products.