Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas for Newlyweds

We’ve gathered ten meaningful newlywed gift ideas from Montana-based shops that will certainly make their first Christmas as Mr. and Mrs. even more special. **We’ll take one of each, please!** (And we’ve both been married to our husbands for years.)

Each of these gifts you can buy online—still support local & buy small, but purchase from the convenience of your own home. Win-win. Happy holidays, we hope you enjoy these holiday gift picks!

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1. Newlywed Christmas Ornament

First Christmas ornaments are a festive & thoughtful way to mark the first Christmas as husband and wife. We love this adorable wood design with a plaid bow. Personalize with the couple’s first names (or last name) and the year.  

Shop this First Christmas Ornament at Bitterroot Boutique on Facebook.

Bitterroot Boutique is based in Billings, Montana, and owned by Anna Lee, her sister, and their mom. The trio is passionate about crafting and making beautiful handmade home decor, apparel, stickers, and more.   

2. Love Story Magazine

Love story magazines are a unique and sentimental way for newlyweds to share and preserve their love story for years to come. This gift may take some coordination to gather photos and stories, but it will be well worth it. If you don’t have time to make this happen before Christmas, you can purchase a gift card for the bride and groom to create their magazine after the holidays. 

Shop Love Story Magazines at

Mangum Design Co. of Billings, Montana, is owned by Emma Mangum and specializes in wedding design services including custom illustrations. In addition to Love Story Magazines, Emma also creates Signature Couple guest books – turning the traditional guest book idea into a signable illustration to display in your home.

3. Love You To The Mountains & Back Sign

This ‘Love You to the Mountains and Back’ sign is adorable and perfect for couples who just wed in Montana (or any mountainous state). Home decor is a thoughtful gift for a new husband and wife who just moved into their first home + bonus if they love farmhouse decor.

Shop this sign and so many other beautiful designs at or Etsy.

Charlie + Pine Designs of Sidney, Montana, is owned and operated by the Shrocks, a husband and wife duo. They specialize in handmade wood signs and home decor. You’ll also find festive holiday decorations, inspirational signs, and engraved cutting boards.

4. Mr. & Mrs. Montana Drinkware

For the whisky and wine-loving couples—this Montana Mr. & Mrs. drinkware set is perfect. Add these glasses to a gift basket with their favorite bottles of liquor and wine. A gift they will surely use and remember for years to come.

Shop Mr. & Mrs. Montana Drinkware at Northern Charm MT on Etsy

Northern Charm MT of Kalispell, Montana, is owned by Mindy Pfankuch-Zaragoza and specializes in Montana inspired drinkware. You’ll find wine glasses, insulated tumblers, beer mugs, shot glasses, and decals to add to your own drinkware.

5. This Is Us Personalized Sign

Gift the newlyweds this beautiful ‘This Is Us’ sign personalized with their names and wedding date & make their first Christmas together even more special. 

Shop This Is Us Couple Name Sign at MZM Designs on Etsy.

MZM Designs of Bozeman, Montana, is owned by Monica Marx and specializes in home décor and personalized gifts. Shop from over 65 unique wood sign designs, many of which you can personalize for yourself or loved ones.

6. Custom ‘Together Forever’ Cutting Board

The perfect gift for couples who love to cook together—this cutting board is engraved with their names and ‘together forever’. The wood and marble combination is gorgeous and will make a beautiful keepsake. 

Shop this Custom ‘Together Forever’ Cutting Board at A Few Spare Moments on Etsy.

A Few Spare Moments of Hardin, Montana, is owned by a husband and wife duo – Nate and Brittni Toews, specializing in engraved wooden spoons, cutting boards, and rolling pins. Shop from over 230 products and request custom orders. We also featured their personalized wooden spoon favors in our Unique Wedding Favor Ideas.

7. Mr. & Mrs. Camp Mugs

Fun campfire-style mugs with beautiful script Mr. and Mrs. you can personalize with their names and wedding date. A thoughtful gift for coffee-loving couples. Add their favorite coffee or tea, mugs, and cozy blanket to a gift basket.

Shop Mr. and Mrs. Camp Mugs at Base Camp Boutique on Etsy.

Base Camp Boutique of Bozeman, Montana, is owned by Melody Ann and offers Adventure mugs for campers, explorers & everyday life. Shop and personalize mugs for holidays, weddings, and every day. 

8. Custom ‘Hooked Since’ Name Sign

For the couple who loves to fish, this ‘Hooked Since 2020’ custom name sign is so fun and creative. At the same time, it’s a classic, beautiful home décor piece made of natural wood and laser cut. 

Shop this Custom ‘Hooked Since’ Name Sign at Wood N Sparks Co on Etsy.

Wood N Sparks Co of Arlee, Montana, owned by Joni offers a fun mix of wooden décor for every occasion. Shop wooden signs, coasters, garden markers, wooden letters, and more.

9. Personalized Engraved Stone

For the couple who loves outdoors, gardening, or deck living – a personalized engraved stone is a thoughtful gift to commemorate their first year as husband and wife. Choose to engrave their first names (or last name) and their wedding date.

Shop Custom Engraved Stones at the Justin R Visser Etsy shop.

Justin R Visser of Manhattan, Montana, creates unique sand carved designs on glass, stone, or brick. You can also find custom engraved memorials, bookends, and paving stones.

10. Custom Address Stamp

Just married and moved into a new home? Gift them with a custom address stamp handwritten in calligraphy. A thoughtful, personalized gift they can use for wedding thank you cards and much more. 

Shop this Custom Address Stamp at Perch Paper Company on Etsy.

Perch Paper Company of Montana City, Montana, is owned by Heather and specializes in prints for your home and nursery, plus handmade snail mail goods. Shop for address stamps, envelop addressing, wedding signage, postcards, flat cards, and more. 

Final Thoughts

Each of these gifts is thoughtful and sure to make a memorable gift for a first Christmas. You really can’t go wrong; after all, it is the thought that counts.

Do you have a go-to Montana online store or brick & mortar shop? Drop us a comment below. 

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