They say the first year of marriage is the hardest but if you’re reading this, we assume you’re about to celebrate a successful year of matrimony. What better way to celebrate than with presents? We love an excuse for presents and we’re sure you’ll love our list of first anniversary gift ideas.
First Anniversary Gift: Paper
Traditionally your first-anniversary gift is paper. And to think it all started with diamonds and gold. The idea is that for each anniversary, the gifts become more luxurious as you celebrate a longer commitment.
So we thought we would help inspire you with present ideas to commemorate your first year as husband and wife. We’ve got a selection of anniversary gifts from the standard, to the sentimental and even the quirky and unusual gifts.
Paper Anniversary Presents
We nearly threw in a ‘written in the stars’ pun here but we’re sure you got there by yourself. This constellation poster from Posterhaste captures the night’s sky on your wedding night, in case you missed it.
Why not gift your other half something sentimental to pull at the heartstrings? We love this framed song lyric and first song dance picture frame.
We also love this framed first song lyric gift below.
Spark some nostalgia with a storybook of the two of you, like this Book of Everyone.
Or, alternatively, a keepsake anniversary book with your favourite moments and a newspaper clipping from your wedding day.
Unusual First Anniversary Gift
For something a bit different, you could get back on the dating scene with these date night suggestion cards for you and your other half.
Concert tickets are also a great option with a twist. If he’s not one for sentimental mementoes then a night out could be just the answer. Plus, the tickets still count as paper.
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