Everything you need to know about Anniversary Gifts!

Everything you need to know about Anniversary Gifts!

Okay, you’ve done the wedding thing – the black tux, the white dress, the grand celebration. Now it’s time to remember your vows and commemorate your first, third, maybe even fiftieth wedding anniversary, but herein lies the tough part: what should you get your significant other? There are the typical gift ideas that you might get each other for Christmas or birthdays, but did you know there are traditional wedding gifts for each anniversary? As much as we’d love to give you ideas for all of them, we’ll stick to the major milestones and hope you can figure out the rest from there!

1st Anniversary: Paper

Gift Ideas: Tickets to a concert or show you both have been dying to see, your vows printed and framed


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2nd Anniversary: Cotton
3rd Anniversary: Leather
4th Anniversary: Fruit or Flowers
5th Anniversary: Wood

Gift Ideas: If your spouse is in to wood working, a nice chisel set is a unique gift for this anniversary, a hand carved wooden box to store treasures or jewelry


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6th Anniversary: Candy or Iron
7th Anniversary: Wool or Cotton
8th Anniversary: Pottery or Bronze

Gift Ideas: A membership to a pottery class to try your hand at crafting dish-ware


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9th Anniversary: Willow or Pottery
10th Anniversary: Tin or Aluminum
11th Anniversary: Steel
12th Anniversary: Silk or Linen
13th Anniversary: Lace

Gift Ideas: Beautiful lace napkins for fancy dinners


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14th Anniversary: Gold
15th Anniversary: Crystal
16th Anniversary: Coffee or Tea

Gift Ideas: A membership to a Coffee of the Month Club, a kit to make your own brew

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17th Anniversary: Wine or Spirits
18th Anniversary: Appliances
19th Anniversary: Jade
20th Anniversary: China

Gift Ideas: Splurge and get yourselves a gorgeous set of classic China for those big holiday dinners you host!


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25th Anniversary: Silver
50th Anniversary: Gold
60th Anniversary: Diamond

Gift Ideas: Maybe it’s time for another ring or a gorgeous pair of earrings

If you’d like to check out the full list of traditional wedding anniversaries, head over to Hallmark and see their list!

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