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Yeah, yeah, buying a wedding or engagement gift off the happy-couple's registry is easy peasy. But where's the fun in that? Where's the thrill of the hunt, the creativity, the aha moment when you know you've found the one? We say: dare to shop without the security of a preordained checklist. Be creative and you will give great gift. Dot & Bo, a local home design and furniture e-tailer, couldn't agree more. That is, with two important caveats, according to merchandising associate Stephanie Spiteri: "The gift needs to be either very personal or very useful." Makes sense to us. You?

Check out the gallery above for some wedding gift-spiration. Just click on the name of the item for more deets. (We promise we won't tell if you wind up buying a little something for yourself too instead.)