What is next to celebrate after the wedding itself? Couples are looking forward for their first wedding anniversary to come – a new experience and a new reason for celebration in their lives. Although first wedding anniversary are not usually celebrated in a very pompous, fancy manner, it is important to mark them appropriately. So, in case you are wondering what are some of the most proper gifts for the first year of marriage, we are offering you some suggestions we think you will find interesting and helpful in your decision making – both simple, inexpensive, yet meaningful gifts, and more costly or more substantial in their physical value.
Traditional gifts for first anniversaries
What other material could fit the first anniversary better than paper – a symbol of fragility and versatility. In case you want to go with the traditional gift for your special day of the year, here is what we are suggesting you:
- personalized calendars, which you can make by yourself with just a twelve pictures of your spouse and you from the first year of marriage, some paper, glue and staples
- personalized toilet paper
- the latest edition of his or her favorite book
- personalized bookmarks
- tickets to a concert, to a sports game, theatre or a movie.
Modern gifts for the first year of marriage
In case paper items are not by your tastes, there is the contemporary alternative of gifts, which is clocks. Any kind of clocks is perfect as a first anniversary gift (wall clock, mantle clocks, cuckoo clocks, desk clocks, etc.) and you can also think about personalizing them, to make your gift unique and more sentimental.
In case you are thinking about more expensive presents for your partner on your first wedding anniversary, think about taking him or her away on an anniversary trip to a romantic place, or plan a fancy dinner to his or her favorite restaurant.
Anyway, you can always read more information and ideas of gifts for the first year of marriage on this website.