11 wedding gifts couples have received that will leave you laughing!
Who doesn’t like wedding gifts? Ask a couple that’s just gotten married and stuck with a stockpile of things they will NEVER use! From ornamental soap dishes to monogrammed towels (with someone else’s initials) to smelly cheesy! Yes, wedding gifts can truly cover the spectrum of crazy and if you weren’t smart enough to create a wedding registry, you should be well prepared for what follows! 11 brides tell us what was the most unforgiving, hilarious or ridiculous gift they received on their big day!
“We left for our honeymoon the day after the
“An acquaintance who was invited to our wedding actually gifted us a pair of handcrafted crystal birds. Not only did we have zero
#A Used Crockery Set
“Apparently this happens! A family friend got us a dinner set for our wedding, which although clichéd would not have been the worst gift. But when we opened it we realized it was actually used! There were faint stains on some plates and 2 of the bowls were missing. NOT COOL” – Sharda Ramakrishnan
“Sounds like a good gift, right? Well, not if you get exactly one champagne flute. A friend got us a single 24-karat gold-stemmed flute for the wedding. What made it worse was that it actually cost a lot! I wish she had just got us a pair or set of something in the same amount. Where will I use a single flute?” – Lakshmi Reddy
#Religious Art (that they made themselves!)
“My husband is Christian, and on our
#A home-style chocolate fountain
“What? Why? How? I was absolutely zapped! WHO uses a chocolate fountain in their house? Is it even a real thing? Why would anyone, ever have
“We just couldn’t believe when
#Ornamental Soap Dish
“When opening our wedding gifts, we came across a very ornamental piece of ceramic which we couldn’t make head or tail of. After a lot of deliberation (and reading the instruction sticker at the
“Now here’s a gift I would
#Silver Bowl with Inscription
“People gift silver all the time at Indian weddings, and normally I would be ok with it. But this bowl was apparently a return gift from some hospital event because the backside had an inscription about diabetes and the rate at which it’s spreading! That’s not a ‘sweet’ gift to give!” – Manasa Shetty
#A book on how to deal with divorce
“I’m not one to crib about wedding gifts because even if you don’t like it, it’s an expression of love by your friends and family. But one HAS to draw a line on this one! My husband’s roommate from his undergrad in London actually gifted us a book on dealing with divorce! Maybe he was trying to be funny but he’s not so much of a friend anymore…” – Kavya Patel
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