Great 1st Anniversary Gift Ideas

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The first wedding anniversary is known as the ‘paper anniversary’. It is thought to be the year of adjustment and you should celebrate the road you have managed to take with the long road ahead of you as a couple.

It is traditionally a time when you give gifts that are made from paper, to some extent at least, but there are some modern gifts you can provide as well. Here are some top ideas to give as a gift on your first wedding anniversary.

Anniversary gifts

Newsflash From The Past

A nice way to celebrate your past together is to get a newspaper as a gift. And not just the newspaper of today, but a newspaper from the day that you two first met for example.

If you don’t remember the exact date when you two first met you can also go for the day you two got married.

Deliver the newspaper on the morning of your anniversary and see when your other half notices they are reading an old newspaper.

A Puzzle Of Your Love

If you want to give a very personal gift you should make a photograph of you two into a puzzle. A great idea is to use your wedding photo.

It will bring back the memories of that great day to both of you and it is a nice way to spend the day together as well. You can get your own photo puzzles at My Photo Puzzle.

Ticket To A Date

A romantic idea is to come up with something fun and different to do on your date. If you want to still keep with the paper tradition of 1st anniversary you can get your special one some tickets to a new movie or play.

If you two are big sports or music fans you can also go see a match or a gig.

A ticket gift can also be two plane tickets to a weekend out of town. Perhaps you can surprise them by giving your gift one weekend before so that you can prevent them from making the same plans.

Eternal Time

Anniversary giftsThe above ideas are keeping up with the modern traditions of paper wedding anniversary gifts. If you want to celebrate with a more modern gift then you should go for the celebration of time.

A really modern idea for 1st anniversary is to give a clock as a gift. If you don’t want to give a table clock then you can also consider a nice new watch for your loved one.

This is a nice and practical gift that also has a great meaning and thought behind it.

Durable Like Your Love

Another great way to celebrate the time is to give something very durable as a gift.

Tungsten rings are a lovely idea because you can also engrave them with a text that will remind them of your love and of the occasion. Men’s tungsten bands can be bought from Men’s Tungsten Online.

The above gift ideas are a great way to celebrate your 1st wedding anniversary and the love you share for each other.

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Fiona is interest in jewellery and the symbolism that they have behind them. She also loves to read about ancient mythology.


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