13 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts for Couples Without a Registry

13 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts for Couples Without a Registry

By ClassBento Team

Are you searching for special gift ideas for couples who haven't created a registry? Don't worry, we have just what you need! Our collection of gift experiences for couples are sure to impress your favourite duo! Whether it’s learning something new or indulging in a moment of mindfulness after the wedding, you’ll find a wide range of fun, meaningful experience gifts that are outside the box.

With these wedding gifts for couples across Australia, your gift recipients can learn how to make pasta dough from scratch or decorate resin art homewares. Cook up a storm in hands-on cooking classes, squish some clay at pottery classes, wrap a Japanese moss ball at Kokedama workshops and so much more!

1. Learn how to cook up a storm at pizza and pasta making classes

Pasta making

What better way to celebrate getting hitched than with an Italian feast? Send your newlyweds to an Italian cooking class and they’ll learn how to make pizza dough from scratch and knead pasta faster than you can say “mamma mia!” Cooking classes make particularly good presents for couples as it’s highly likely you’ll score a dinner invite in the future. They also equip couples with a brand new set of kitchen skills, meaning they’ll never be stuck for date night ideas.  

2. Play with clay at pottery classes

couples pottery classes

Pottery classes are the perfect way to unwind after tying the knot, teaching your lovebirds how to spin, shape and sculpt like a pro. This one’s the perfect post-wedding activity as it’s not only incredibly relaxing but also surprisingly sexy. If you haven’t seen the infamous Ghost pottery scene starring Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze, pencil it into your diary ASAP.

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3. Make an adorable plant creation at Kokedama workshops


Fun and hands-on, Kokedama classes are one of the most fun things to do in Brisbane for couples. Gardening is famously therapeutic and Kokedama takes it to the next level with a dash of Zen. Guided by passionate florists, your happy couple will learn how to create their very own Japanese moss balls. No experience is necessary, making these classes suitable for even the ‘brown thumbs.’ 

4. Invite calm into the relationship with candle making classes

Candle making classes are the perfect way to keep the spark alive long after the wedding bells stop ringing. These romantic gift experiences for couples are led by expert artisans who show you how to melt wax, set wicks and blend fragrances like a pro. All participants leave with a goodie bag full of handmade candles they can light at home to create a romantic ambiance, making these classes one of the top fun things to do in Melbourne for couples. 

5. Get crafty at relaxing mosaic classes

mosaic classes

Couples should be able to express themselves freely and mosaic classes are a fantastic way to help them explore their creativity. As one of the top fun things to do in Perth, they make thoughtful wedding gifts for couples on the west coast without a registry. As well as enjoying the class itself, your newlyweds will leave with brand new skills they can enjoy together at home. 

6. Build a home for succulents at terrarium making classes

Forget a Le Creuset pot or a set of Waterford crystal glasses. Terrarium making classes are a fun take on wedding gifts for couples and are guaranteed to brighten up the love nest. Using soil, pebbles and lush succulents, the happy couple will learn how to make their own DIY terrariums. These living works of art are perfect for showcasing around the home or at the office.

Plus, the pair can even decorate their terrariums with trinkets around their home: stones, figurines, gems or even seashells. Whatever you choose, they can take home their mini living landscape as a foundation of their new marriage!  

7. Go with the flow at resin art classes

Rather than head to David Jones, why not send your bride and groom to a resin art class and have them create utterly unique homewares from scratch? Resin art classes are one of the best fun things to do in Brisbane for couples, with studios located across the city. If you’re shopping for a pair of entertainers, decorating cheeseboards and coasters will be right up their alley. Plus, it’s not just the Sunshine State where you’ll find resin art classes, workshops are also widely available in major cities like Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and beyond.  

8. Sort out mealtimes with healthy home cooking classes

couples cooking classes

Whether your newlyweds are self-confessed nutrition nuts or they’re ordering takeout every night, healthy home cooking classes are perfect wedding gifts for couples. As well as enjoying delicious home-cooked cuisine on the day, they’ll leave with the confidence to recreate their signature dishes at home. All classes are hands-on and packed with laughs, making them ideal couple gifts for lovers who can’t get enough of each other. 

Pro tip: for a really thoughtful gesture, think about a country your newlyweds enjoyed visiting together or somewhere they’d love to visit, then choose a healthy home cooking class to match. Bonus points if you can match the theme with their honeymoon destination. With a wide range of delicious cuisines like Thai, Indian and Chinese on offer, it won’t be hard to find the ultimate experience gift for your favourite couple. 

9. Relax and rekindle the romance with massage classes

What better way to kick off a marriage than with a couple’s massage class? Enjoy 60 minutes of bliss in a relaxing and intimate setting as newlyweds will learn how to recreate the experience at home. Classes with Daniella are not only one of the most fun things to do in Sydney for couples but also one of the most romantic. 

10. Enjoy interactive health and wellbeing classes

Wellness-inspired classes are a thoughtful way to ensure a new marriage stands the test of time, in sickness and in health. There are loads to choose from, which means you can tailor your wedding gifts for couples depending on the unique personalities of your recipients. Encourage your newlyweds to take care of themselves on a meditation course or get saucy with a G-spot masterclass. These experiences gifts for couples are available across Australia and are a thoughtful alternative to traditional registry presents.  

11. Shake up cocktails at mixology classes

Treat your favourite couple to an unforgettable experience and give them the gift of delicious DIY cocktails that they can enjoy for years to come! Cocktail classes are a perfect way to spend a delightful evening together. Not only will the couple learn how to craft tantalising espresso martinis or refreshing mojitos, but they will also have the delightful opportunity to savour their own lip-smacking creations at the end of the class. Don't miss out on this fantastic chance to indulge in a truly special and enjoyable experience!

12. Get artsy at paint and sip classes

paint and sip for date night

For couples who appreciate a little creative flair, paint and sip classes are the perfect wedding gift. These classes provide a fun and relaxed environment where the newlyweds can unleash their inner artists while sipping on their favourite beverages. With the guidance of a skilled instructor, they'll be able to create their own masterpiece to cherish as a memento of their special day. Paint and sip classes are a great way for couples to bond over a shared creative experience and create beautiful art that will adorn their home, serving as a constant reminder of your thoughtful gift!

13. Brew up memories with a barista course

If the couple loves their morning coffee, consider gifting them a barista course. Learning the art of brewing perfect espresso, creating latte art and mastering the intricacies of coffee beans will turn their daily coffee routine into a delightful experience. Barista courses are not only informative but also a whole lot of fun. The couple will have a blast honing their barista skills together, and it's a gift that keeps on giving as they can enjoy cafe-quality coffee at home. From cappuccinos to macchiatos, your gift will have them waking up with a smile every day, appreciating your thoughtful gesture.

Elevate your gift-giving game to the next level

Weddings aren’t the only excuse to get creative, with our hands-on experiences also making great anniversary gifts for couples. If you’re stuck on stocking stuffers for a special duo in your life, they also make thoughtful Christmas presents for couples. Whatever the occasion, you can bet our experiences gifts for couples will go down a treat. 

With so many thoughtful wedding gifts for couples to choose from, there’s no reason to wish there was a registry. Simply browse through thousands of unique classes and workshops across Australia and choose a thoughtful gift for the loved up pair!

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