The Ultimate Guide To Engagement Presents For Your Friend

It’s a momentous occasion, your friend is taking the big step forward in life and getting married! To celebrate thoughtful engagement presents are a must but what do people even give as engagement presents these days? How much do you spend? How do you pick something that the couple can both enjoy?

To help you to navigate all of these considerations, we have put together a list of different approaches you can take to engagement presents and our favourite gift ideas along with them. So you can feel confident you are giving a gift that they will love!

Go All Out on Celebrating

A few toasts will no doubt have to be made over the next few months! Therefore picking engagement presents that will be guaranteed to be used is a great option.


Go on, you’re allowed to be a bit mushy for this occasion! Your gift can speak to romance and sentiment and really capture the moment.

Budget Friendly

Save the big gesture for the big day and go for something cute and useful that won't break the bank.


Nothing marks an important milestone in life like Irish crystal and something that glistens and shines couldn’t be more fitting for falling in love!

Get Excited About Wedding Planning

There is so much to consider for planning a wedding, give a set of practical engagement presents that will help your friend and their fiance to plan the big day.

Add Something Sweet to the Couple’s New Home

Often getting and engaged and moving into a new home coincide, these gifts are ones that would be loved and cherished as part of a new home.

Just For Her

She is your friend after all and you want to give her something that makes her happy, so pick engagement presents that treat and indulge!

Put A Ring On It

Gift an accessory for keeping those precious engagement and wedding rings safe and cherished when going to sleep at night.

Still unsure what to give as an engagement present?

A gift voucher might be the best option so that your friend can choose their own gift from Kilkenny Designs’s diverse range of products.