Gifts from local businesses add New Orleans panache to your newlywed home. Leave a hint for your family and friends that these pieces would look great in your married life.
A sweet gift item for the couple-to-be, this unique and simple linen sign literally says it all. Tie The Knot, 5101 W. Esplanade Ave., (504) 301-9101, tietheknotnola.com.
Make your new house feel like a home with this beautiful embroidered pillow. Orient Expressed, 3905 Magazine St., (504) 899-3060, orientexpressed.com.
Solidify the memory of such a special day. This custom slate comes complimentary in wedding photo packages at Lakeside Camera Photoworks. Lakeside Camera Photoworks, 3508 21st St., Metairie, (504) 885-8660, lakesidecamera.com.
Be a chic hostess with these gold accented porcelain dishes, which come in a variety of sizes and styles. Judy at The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., (504) 891-7018, judyattherink.com.
Mature elegance brings a newlywed couple’s home together. This hand-painted legend temple jar would make a great gift for the bride and groom. Rivers Spencer Interiors, 4610 Magazine St., (504) 609-2436, riversspencer.com.
This L’objet gold braided collection is simply stunning. Ask your florist to intertwine fresh flowers for a stunning display on your wedding day that you can take home.
Friend & Company, 7713 Maple St.,(504) 866-5433, friendandcompany.com.
A masculine way to serve cheese! This mango wood board with silver pewter crawfish is everything Louisiana. The Engraving Company, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Lakeside Mall, Metairie, (504) 837-7378.
A vintage-inspired lace umbrella completes your look on the wedding day and becomes a great year-round accessory to fend off sun.
Ever After, 3334 Severn Ave., Suite 6, Metairie, (504) 888-9810, everafternola.com.
New Orleans-based artist Ashley Longshore’s “Audrey” collection is highly sought after by men and women alike. A piece from her collection is a great idea for a special wedding present. Longshore Studio Gallery 4848 Magazine St., (504) 458-5500, ashleylongshore.com.