5 Unique Wedding Gifts For Couples Who Have Everything

5 Unique Wedding Gifts For Couples Who Have Everything

5 Unique Wedding Gifts For Couples Who Have Everything.

 

As an engaged couple who already has everything for your home, have you ever wondered what unique wedding gifts to put in your registry?  Couples today are getting married later in life and have all the household items they need for their home. In fact, some of them have been living together for years and may also own two sets of things. What kind of wedding gifts would appeal to couples who already have everything they would need?

 

Here are top 5 unique wedding gifts that couples who have everything can consider. These gifts will be special and meaningful and add value and pizzazz to their lives.

 

Unique Wedding Gift | Unique Wedding Registry Ideas | Mishkalo

  • Custom Portrait: Let an artist capture your best wedding or engagement photograph on canvas. An artist created painting of your favorite photo will be a great way to remind you of all the love you have for each other. A photograph is good but custom portrait is special. When someone is painting a portrait for you, it adds depth that is not easily achieved in a photo. Perhaps that is because the act of painting is generally more meaningful than someone taking a photo on their phone, but with a blank canvas you can truly capture a fresh-faced couple fully in love: maybe a rosy cheeked glow, or eyes that sparkle. It is certainly a unique way to let the world know that this is the person with whom you’ve fallen in love! Such a unique wedding gift idea!  Check out Artist Amro Ashry’s stunning portraits HERE.

 

Modern Art Thirty-Six | Wedding Anniversary gift idea | Mishkalo Wedding Registry for Art

  • Original Artwork create by an artist. This is a gift that your guests will feel good gifting. It is truly a one-of-a-kind piece that will last a lifetime. You will be supporting an artist instead of a big retail establishment, and at the same time receive a gift that will be a valuable heirloom piece to be passed on to your children. Check out Artist Lynne Taetzsch’s striking painting HERE.

 

 

 

 

Wine Decanter | Unique Wedding Gifts For Couples Who Have Everything | Mishkalo

  • Artistic Wine Decanter: If you want to add some oomph to your living room table, get this revolving wine decanter and glasses on walnut wood by Swoon Living. This is an artisan-made custom blown glass and wood. Swoon Revolving Wine Glasses are hand-blown in Chicago. The wine glasses are sure to make your wine-loving friends jealous. Pour yourself a little wine and sip and spin your evening away.

    As you play, your wine becomes greater with every turn as more oxygen is brought into the wine. The concept is all about form and function without forgetting to have fun. This item is available via Swoon Living.

 

 

Andrea Fused Glass Pendulum Clock | unique bridal shower present | Mishkalo Wedding Registry for Art

  •  Handmade Glass Clock will add charm to your foyer or dining room. “Art meets function” in this contemporary fused glass pendulum clock. A lovely compliment to any contemporary home! Opaque and translucent glass is individually cut, arranged and fused at 1480 degrees Fahrenheit to achieve the desired look. Every clock is signed on the front and arrives with protective hand covers and the required AA battery. Artist Nina Cambron is the leader in handcrafted fused glass clocks in the Unites States. Nina’s sense of design, beautiful color combinations and contemporary style is a gift to cherish. Get this custom made clock HERE

 

 

 

Vow Books | Unique Wedding Gifts For Couples Who Have Everything | Mishkalo

  • Vow Books are another unique wedding trend that couples have been adopting over the last several years. You will utter the most important words of commitment of your life on your wedding day. Wedding Story Writer vow books are made-to-order specifically for a couple.  Your book will be made to match your wedding style, with the option of a custom cover design. Order a custom or signature vow book or keepsake box at The Wedding Story Writer.

 

 

Your wedding is one of the most momentous occasions in your life, and your wedding gift should be as unique as your marriage. Celebrate it by creating a Mishkalo Wedding Registry. You can rest assured your wedding gifts will be unique, showcasing your personality.

 

Looking for a unique registry idea? Check out Mishkalo.
Mishkalo carries a vast collection of unique artwork by highly esteemed artisans from around the world. Please visit Mishkalo.com for more ideas for your wedding gift registry.

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Ideas For A Unique Wedding Gift Registry

Ideas For A Unique Wedding Gift Registry

Ideas For A Unique Wedding Gift Registry

Don’t know what to register for your wedding. You already may have your pots and pans and if you are looking for something more special and unique then why not consider an art wedding gift registry from Mishkalo.

Here are some ideas for a wedding gift registry. Original art will make your house a home and it will remind you of the special day all your life. Your guests will love to contribute towards a wedding gift that is not only unique but will have a special place in your home to bring back the memories of your wedding day.

Wedding Portrait by Artist Dana Swasko on Mishkalo

Wedding Portrait by Artist Dana Swasko

Portrait by Mishkalo Artist Dana Swasko: $500  Size: 11 x 14

This wedding portrait was a gift from a mother to her daughter and son in law for their anniversary. It was their favorite photo from their wedding.

Dana Swasko creates beautiful charcoal portraits. For this portrait she used many new techniques such as using white ink in the flowers and in their eyes to make those details stand out.  She also incorporated graphite to give their skin a smooth finish.

Dana says ” By creating portraits, be it a person or a home, I feel I am freezing moments in time around me, as though I am capturing the character of my time period in my own way.”

Create Your Free Registry Here

 

Uneasy by Artist Mira Satryan

Uneasy by Artist Mira Satryan

Uneasy by Mishkalo Artist Mira Satryan: $380  Size: 12 x 12

Mira Satryan’s paintings are abstract impressionism, sometimes with elements that are expressed more realistically, the expression that she expresses also by color.

Create Your Free Registry Here

Mishkalo carries a vast collection of amazing artwork from around the world for you to choose from. Please visit Mishkalo.com for more ideas for a wedding gift registry.

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A Wedding Planning Checklist to prepare for your wedding day

A Wedding Planning Checklist to prepare for your wedding day

Wedding Planning Checklist | Wedding Portrait | Mishkalo

 

Wedding Planning Checklist for Day of Wedding

 

Here is a day of wedding planning checklist that every bride should have. Although wedding stress starts on the day you get engaged, wedding stress peaks on the day of the wedding.

The wedding day can be very stressful and full of surprises for the bride. You have spent months planning and finding all the different vendors and venues. Finally the big day is looming near and sometimes in spite of all the effort that goes into planning, things may not go as planned.  Sometimes couples throw up their hand and say “I give up.”

Day of Wedding Checklist.

 

Crystal Lake Two | Different wedding registry | Wedding Registry for Art

  • Pack all your clothes and accessories that you will need for that day. You will most likely have 2-3 change of outfits. Assemble them in the order that they will be worn so that you are not scrambling to find your shoes or a pair of earrings that go with that outfit.
  • Put all your makeup essentials in one box or a bag. Mark your lipsticks with the name of your outfit so that it is easy to pick out. Also make sure you have picked out your special perfume for that day. Select a perfume that you are going to use on your wedding day, the scent of which will be a reminder of that special moment for you. Also pack some safety pins, hair clips, deodorant and tissues in case you fell emotional.
  • Make sure you have packed a pair of flat sandals to dance the night away.
  • Lastly pack a few small snacks for you to munch on while you are getting ready for the day. Keep your energy levels up for the exciting day ahead.

 

Personally, I have noticed many brides schedule a stress-relieving activity such as a visit to an art museum or aquarium the day before the wedding as a reliever of wedding stress. Some of Mishkalo artists such as Ira Ivanova and Karina Llergo illustrate how art is such a great stress reliever.

Make sure you print this wedding planning checklist and carry along so that your wedding day is relaxed and enjoyable.

Check out Mishkalo’s extensive art collection from around the world HERE!

 

 

 

Getting Art for your Newly-Wed Home

Getting Art for your Newly-Wed Home

Getting Art for your Newly-Wed Home

Meet James and Scott – one of Mishkalo’s couples who are tying the knot in September.

Their love story started several years back at a social event for a Flag football league that they were a part of. Soon their friendship grew and they moved in together as a couple along with their two adorable cats: Binx and Penny.

Last year, at the famous Spanish steps in Washington DC, Scott proposed. Why there, you may ask. The couple have traveled extensively together and a moment that stood out for both of them was the Spanish steps in Rome. Designed in the early 20th century during D.C.’s “City Beautiful” movement, the Spanish Steps vaguely resemble the original version in Rome. Like Rome, D.C.’s Spanish Steps are a neighborhood landmark and a natural gathering place with a romantic touch. James happily accepted the Scott’s proposal.

Mini Burst One | Artistic gift | Mishkalo Wedding Registry for Art

Mini Burst One by Mishkalo Artist Lisa Carney

A few months later, as the reality of their future marital life sunk in, they started looking at their home differently.  James says, “we realized that this is not just a place where we came to after work, but a place of comfort, love and our hopes for the future. And the place looks dull with bare walls that probably depresses even Mikey and Josie.

As they got around to planning their wedding – and the inevitable choice of a wedding registry – they couldn’t think of anything they wanted. Having been together, they had a fully functional home with all its utilitarian comforts.

Mishkalo -wedding registry for art

Mishkalo -wedding registry for art

During this time James came across Mishkalo – a wedding registry for art. “The idea appealed to me immediately” he said.  “Art is a lasting, special gift that we’ll have forever, especially when given as a token of love from our friends and family.  This art will help turn our house into a proper home”

James and Scott have set their wedding date for September 2018, exactly a year after the proposal.

You can see the art they chose for their Mishkalo Registry below. We wish them both a beautiful life together!

Blur | Fun marriage gift idea | Mishkalo Wedding Registry for Art

Blur by Mishkalo Artist Jessica Sawyers.

Yellow And White Abstract | Unique marriage registry | Mishkalo Wedding Registry

Yellow And White Abstract by Mishkalo Artist Novak Slunjski.

Sunset In Lotus Fields | Original Art bridal present | Bridal Registry for Art

Sunset In Lotus Fields by Mishkalo Artist Laxmi Arvind.

 

Finding your perfect artwork inspiration through Mishkalo is easy and fun! Plus, if you choose a piece from the Mishkalo website that you want to incorporate into your wedding day, you can then put that piece of art on your registry and your guests can contribute to help you and your fiancé get a gorgeous piece of art for your home. And, the piece will always remind you of your big day! It’s the perfect forever keepsake!

 

 

 

Becoming an art collector with Mishkalo – Alyssa and Jacob

Becoming an art collector with Mishkalo – Alyssa and Jacob

Becoming an art collector with Mishkalo – Alyssa and Jacob

 

Most young people cannot afford art, but it’s an important part of their everyday life. From trendy clothes and home décor to artsy covers for their mobile phones, art is a form of self-expression that’s important to every generation.

This begs the question; how can young people start an art collection when the price tag is well beyond the double digits?

 

Alyssa and Jacob find themselves in this situation. The pair are engaged and want to jump start their art collection, but between wedding planning and basic living expenses there isn’t exactly room in the budget. That’s when they discovered Mishkalo, a wedding registry for art.

Thrilled with the idea of starting their collection by commemorating their special day, Alyssa and Jacob asked for two pieces for a start, Ira Ivanova’s Purple Haze and Anna Charney’s Catching Electric Feels.

Purple Haze | Bridal gift idea | Wedding Registry for Art

Purple Haze by Mishkalo Artist Ira Ivanova.

 

No matter their age, people collect art because it makes them feel, think and see the world in new and interesting ways. Whether you’re drawn to pretty pictures or dramatic sculptures, decorating the home with art adds visual interest to a space and creates a welcoming environment.

Best of all, great art keeps you thinking, the more time you spend with a piece, the more you’ll discover about it.

 

In the time leading up to their wedding, Alyssa hasn’t stopped raving about their new pieces from Mishkalo. She sees them as a memento of their wedding day that will remind her of the commitment she made to her husband and the support of their wonderful family and friends.

Catching Electric Feels | Unusual bridal registry | Mishkalo Bridal Registry

Catching Electric Feels by Mishkalo Artist Anna Charney.

 

With Mishkalo, owning fantastic art doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Art is an important part of everyday life and self-expression for every generation.

Unlike pots and pans or blenders and toasters, art is a gift that you, your friends, and your family will remember forever as a gift that’s as unique as your marriage will be.

 

 

 

 

Want to start your art collection now ?  Visit Mishkalo.com

 

Art for the Millennial Generation

Art for the Millennial Generation

The Milleninial Generation is quite different from the previous generation. Having grown up with the Internet, these tech-savvy individuals have a very different perspective on the world. They have developed different values, like environmental sustainability, personal health and fitness and living a good life but On a Tight Budget. They have a tighter budget until they can save enough money to make bigger purchases.

Meeting Point | Wedding Anniversary gift idea | Bridal Registry for Art

Meeting Point by Mishkalo Artist Evelin Juen.

The following are some observations about this generation.

  1. Making the Process Personal

Millennials are passionate about making personal connections in the art community. They want to get to know the artist and form relationships with the galleries.

  1. Buying Both Online and Offline

Millennials are buying art just as frequently offline as they are online. Art is one purchase that many feel is important to make in person. The rise of social media has allowed Millennials to follow their favorite artists and galleries and stay in the loop about upcoming events or specific pieces.

  1. Looking for Different, Exciting Pieces

As can be expected, younger collectors are looking for something different and unique. Older collectors may be hesitant of new mediums outside of their traditional contemporary works, but younger generations gravitate towards new materials and concepts beyond their realm of comfort.

Trinity 2 | Artistic present | Mishkalo Art Registry

Trinity 2 by Mishkalo Artist Nancy Kramp.

  1. Lack of Art History Knowledge

Millennial collectors are younger and may not be fully aware of the value of every piece. They choose art that speaks to them, not necessarily what piece has historical importance. The artwork has to resonate with their tastes and sensibilities.

  1. Buying Art as an Asset

Millenials are not afraid to take risks and mostly buy art with the assumption that it will increase in value. The Millennial generation is bold. Their willingness to take risks and seek out unique, exciting mediums could mean big changes for the art community.

Mishkalo, a wedding registry for art was launched to cater to this rising trend and to make art affordable and accessible to wedding couples by having their guests pool together the money to buy them a memorable and valuable gift to cherish all their lives.

To all the engaged couples, bring the joy of art  and joie de vivre into your life. Paint your marriage in color with an art wedding registry!

Create your Dream Registry Here   Create Registry

Modern Art Thirty-Six | Wedding Anniversary gift idea | Mishkalo Wedding Registry for Art

Modern Art Thirty-Six by Mishkalo Artist Lynn Taetzsch.

Portrait Of A Girl In A Red Hat | Unique bridal shower present | Wedding Registry for Art

Portrait Of A Girl In A Red Hat by Mishkalo Artist Mark Hunter.