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Video: Great gift ideas for newlyweds

updated 5/1/2008 11:29:12 AM ET 2008-05-01T15:29:12

TODAY invited Giada De Laurentiis to discuss wedding registries and gifts. From kooky kitchen basics to delectable coffees, Giada shares fiveof her favorite themed gift packages that brides and grooms should immediately add to their wedding registries. Check out her list.

Theme No. 1: Kitchen Basics

  • From Williams-Sonoma:
    Monogrammed His & Her Aprons ($34 for women, pink, $29 for men, black)
    Hand Soap & Hand Lotion ($29.50) 
    Ratchet Counter Top Paper Towel Holder ($25, williams-sonoma.com)
    OXO Stainless Steel Soap Dispensing Dish Brush ($10, williams-sonoma.com)

  • From Anthropologie:
    Oven Mitts ($12, anthropologie.com)
    Pot Holder ($10)
    Ringa Half-Apron ($24, anthropologie.com)
    Kitchen towel for her: Dot pattern ($14)
    Kitchen towel for him: Old World Dishtowel, Lobster ($14, anthropologie.com)

Approximate total cost: $210

Theme No. 2: Breakfast

Approximate total cost: $175

Butternut Mountain Farm Maple Syrup/ williams-sonoma.com

Theme No. 3: Coffee

  • From Williams-Sonoma:
    Jura-Capresso Impressa E9 Fully Automatic Espresso Coffeemaker ($999.95, williams-sonoma.com)
    Apilco Tradition Espresso Cups, set of 2 ($36, williams-sonoma.com)
    Frieling Stainless Steel Creamer & Sugar Holder Set ($29.95, williams-sonoma.com)

  • From The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf:
    Espresso Roast ($11.45/ lb, coffeebean.com)
    Cinnamon Hazelnut Coffee ($10.95/12oz, coffeebean.com)
    Mocha Java Coffee ($12.45/ lb, coffeebean.com)

    Jura-Capresso Impressa E9 Fully Automatic Espresso Coffeemaker/ williams-sonoma.com

  • From Sur La Table:
    French Heart-Shaped Sugar ($24.95, surlatable.com)

  • From Anthropologie:
    Coffee mugs that spell out L-O-V-E: Monogrammed Mugs ($6 each, anthropologie.com)

Approximate total cost: $160 ($1,160 with the coffeemaker)





Theme No. 4: Grilling

Approximate total cost: $170

Theme No. 5: Ice Cream

Polka Dot Ceramics/ surlatable.com

Approximate total cost: $120

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