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Best Places In OC To Shop For Unique Wedding Gifts

June 10, 2014 5:00 AM

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(credit: Walter Gonzalez Photography)

(credit: Walter Gonzalez Photography)

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You have a wedding to attend and want to give the best gift money can buy. Explore your options for celebratory weddings gifts at these best places in OC to shop for wedding gifts.
(credit: Fleur De Lys)

(credit: Fleur De Lys)


Fleur De Lys
369 E. 17th St., Suite 14
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 548-0810
www.shopfleurdelys.com

It comes as no surprise that many newlyweds are looking forward to building a happy home together long after the “I do’s” are exchanged. For this very reason, a likely gifting option for the new couple would be a home decor-related item. In Orange County, Costa Mesa-based Fleur De Lys is accustomed to visitors from all over town who are in search of the perfect gift. While there, you can choose from a vast array of home good items ranging from home essentials to candles and even gourmet foods. Fleur de Lys also carries a variety of alternative gifts including specially crafted pieces from around the world and by local artisans.

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(credit: Paper Source)


Paper Source
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bear St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 957-8555
www.paper-source.com

Beckoning the motion for understated yet sweet with an air of sentimental, Paper Source is the perfect spot for a small itemized wedding gift such as a personalized card, mini home accents and other various trinkets. Paper Source is also a great place for those who adhere to the rules of spending on a shoestring budget as it offers a variety of original, vintage and quirky finds at price points ranging from under $10 to under $20 to under $50.

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(credit: Buy Hand)


Buy Hand
670 S. Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-0515
www.lagunabuyhand.com

Need the upper hand in making the best choice for a wedding gift? Shopping at Buy Hand can boost your chances at finding the right gift. The independent gift shop is located in the middle of Laguna Beach and offers a torrent of gifting items that range from accessories to jewelry to artisan pieces. Buy Hand also carries the occasional novelty gift item if you’re looking to surprise the bride and groom with something functional with a twist. A few of the more popular items include Buddha candles, pottery and handmade jewelry.

(credit: Walter Gonzalez Photography)

(credit: Walter Gonzalez Photography)


The Dizzy Daisy
292 S. Tustin St.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 289-1123
www.thedizzydaisy.net

It’s now or never, the wedding is literally hours away and you need a last-minute gift option. Sending your best wishes alongside a bouquet of fresh flowers from The Dizzy Daisy will help you save face. The Dizzy Daisy is armed with a layout full of gorgeous floral arrangements and friendly customer service that ensures you receive the quality flowers of your choice in a timely manner. The prices aren’t too steep, and you could speak with a florist for a few ideas regarding a custom-made floral bouquet for a wedding.

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(credit: Eikon Home/Emily Cariker.)

(credit: Eikon Home/Emily Cariker.)


Eikon Home
142 S. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 744-3255
www.eikonhome.com

Located in Old Town Orange, Eikon Home is a cross between a novelty gift shop and a storefront Home Depot. The perfect combination increases one’s chance of landing a potential wedding gift. Possible gift ideas include antique furniture, inspirational books, scented lotions and soaps, handmade pillows, wall art and many more. The beauty of Eikon Home is if you’re running short on ideas, you can become easily inspired with a simple walk-in as there are so many options in this Old Town favorite. One couldn’t possibly leave the store empty handed.

Barbara Akowuah is a freelance journalist based in Southern California. As a fashion examiner who is privy to style, Barbara loves to write about fashion and how it relates to the Los Angeles scene. Barbara loves to dish out the latest trends, style tips, and inside scoop. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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