The only thing worse than forgetting your anniversary is getting your special someone a lousy gift! Whether you’re looking for a traditional gift, like a clock, or something a bit more offbeat, every item on this list will last the test of time.
Cards are a classic anniversary gift, but they can be so boring! This anniversary card does what every other card does, except it’s made out of wood, so it will last a lifetime! It is handcrafted and includes a red heart motif with the words, “I love you.”
Keeping valuables stowed away in a safe place is important. Get a bit creative when it comes to hiding valuables with this heart book box safe! Because the pages have been cut out in the shape of a heart, it makes a great anniversary gift.
Men love jewelry too, as long as it’s not dripping in jewels and shiny metals. This leather bracelet is perfect for even the manliest of men. The best part is that it can be customized with the latitude and longitude of your choice, turning this bracelet into a keepsake item that will be cherished.
Giving a clock as an anniversary gift is the modern equivalent to paper, and it’s a great option if you want to do a little more for your sweetie than giving them a greeting card. This beautiful wedding clock can be engraved with a personalized message, names, and a date.
It’s easy to feel like you and your significant other don’t have anything new to learn about each other. This unique gift will change all that. This little black box contains 88 conversation starters that will make you feel like you’re getting to know each other for the first time all over again.
Teddy bears always make a romantic anniversary or Valentine’s gift. This gift option puts a spin on the traditional teddy bear by stuffing a mini bear into a tin that is personalized with the recipient’s name, as well as a personal message.
Many a romantic moment has been had on a Ferris wheel. Commemorate one of those romantic moments by gifting this musical Ferris wheel. It’s a full foot in diameter and plays holiday favorites, as well as other popular tunes like Give My Regards to Broadway and Let Me Call You Sweetheart.
Sharing a bottle of wine with a loved one during a special anniversary is always a great way to celebrate the many years you’ve been together. If wine is a staple in your relationship, give this wine barrel sign as an anniversary gift. It also doubles as a serving tray.
Is your favorite couple about to celebrate an important anniversary? Remind the happy couple how much you love and support them with this unique vase. The plaque can be personalized with a name and anniversary number, but it can also hold a single flower.
It can be difficult to find a piece of jewelry that suits both men and women, but this dual necklace set has managed to please both sexes. Using actual fingerprints, each half of this necklace can be worn as a memento of the love you share, even when you’re far apart.
Wood is the modern gift for the sixth anniversary, but because this is also a pen, it makes a functional gift that’s perfect for any anniversary year you might be celebrating. Because it displays a Corinthian quote, it is an especially thoughtful gift for a religious partner.
Finding a gift that is both decorative and functional can be a challenge. Throw in the option for personalization and it becomes nearly impossible. This amazing plate has all three! It’s cute enough to hang on a wall, because of its personalized tree trunk, but it can also be used at the dinner table.
Do you and your honey make it a point to share a cup of coffee every morning before you head out the door? If so, your significant other is sure to love this cute latté framed print. It features a cup of coffee with your choice of names written in the froth.
Clocks, jewelry, and cards can be so boring if you and your loved one are adventurous. Skip the traditional gifts and build memories that will last a lifetime with this transparent canoe kayak. It is extremely lightweight and comes apart for easy transport and storage.
There’s no more classic a way to declare your love than by carving your initials into the trunk of a tree. If your husband or wife loves the rustic look, gift this personalized basswood plank. The heart shaped knot displays your choice of names or initials.
If you want to make sure that she loves her anniversary gift, then buy her a locket. This locket is highly decorative with a bird and flower motif on the outside, and the inside of the locket can be customized with your names and wedding date.
With such busy lives, it can be difficult to take the time to tell your partner how much you love and appreciate them. This journal makes a great gift because it’s an easy way for you to share your feelings. All you have to do is fill in the blanks!
Paperweights are a popular gift because they are functional and timeless. If you’re looking to wow your loved one with a traditional gift, this paperweight says it all. It’s also a great choice if you don’t like the look of overly personalized and engraved gifts, but you still want it to have a personal touch.
As you and your partner age, you’ll find that there are many milestones to celebrate. Make sure your husband looks sharp for each and every one with this tie clip. It can be personalized with a small portion of your wedding day vows or an image of your choice.
The Beatles got it right when they said “all you need is love.” Your loved one is sure to remember just how you feel every time they use this folding table. It can be used as a portable study desk, but it also works great as an end table or TV tray.
Love knows no bounds, and that includes borders. You will never find another piece of jewelry quite like this necklace. Surrounding a tiny heart in the center, the phrase “I love you” is inscribed in a spiral pattern in 120 different languages.
Looking for a way to wow your favorite married couple? Do it with coins! This unique picture frame contains an image that you provide, but it also contains five different coins that were minted the same year that the happy couple was married.
Scrapbooking is a great way to share years of memories with your friends and family. Unfortunately, scrapbooking can take a lot of time and a lot of money. Assemble an affordable book for your husband, wife, or parents full of pictures of happy times gone by.
Most anniversary jewelry is designed just for women, especially when it comes to rings. However, a ring can make a meaningful gift for a man too! This silver band makes the perfect anniversary gift because it is hand stamped with your wedding date in Roman numerals.
Willow Tree figurines are coveted for their timeless elegance and handcrafted look. Whether you’re searching for a decorative item for your wife for your anniversary, or your parents or grandparents are about to celebrate an important milestone, this promise figurine makes the perfect gift.
Unique photo displays are always a great way to commemorate a special anniversary! This cool collage frame uses letters to frame each individual picture for a truly customized home decoration. Choose to use your last name, have one made with a first name, or choose another word that holds personal significance.
Candles have a way of setting a romantic mood, especially if paired with wine and flowers. Set the table with this unique candle. It prominently displays any picture of your choice, along with the inscription “forever and ever.” When the candle burns out, it can be cleaned and reused again and again.
Not every anniversary gift has to be made out of crystal, glass, or diamonds! Go for a more rustic look with this cool license plate sign. Send the maker your wedding date and they will hand cut and assemble a one-of-a-kind license plate sign that will look perfect in your garage, den, or kitchen.
Celebrating your 10-year anniversary in 2015? Commemorate this important anniversary with this pendant. A genuine dime, minted in 2005, is the focal point of this unique necklace that is appropriate for both men and women. Because it contains tin, it really does make the perfect 10-year anniversary gift!
Traveling the world with your significant other is one of the wonderful things about being married. Encourage the globe-trotting couple in your life to continue their adventures with this pushpin map. It can be customized with two names and a wedding date.
Anniversary gifts have a bad rap for being big and expensive, but they don’t have to be! If you’re looking for the perfect seventh wedding anniversary gift, or you’re just looking for something a bit more understated, this copper wallet insert should do the trick. It can be stamped with any message of your choice!
Send your favorite couple to Hollywood with this fake magazine cover. There really is no more personal gift available. You must supply names, their hometown, and the date of publication, which is a great way to include their wedding anniversary date.
Want to get the woman in your life flowers for your anniversary, but don’t like that they won’t last? Get her a 24k gold dipped rose instead and it will last a lifetime! They come in a wide variety of color choices that include red, yellow, pink, and even blue!
Who said silverware has to mean forks and spoons? If you and your honey spend more time at the local sushi restaurant than you do at the steakhouse, give these chopsticks as a gift instead. They are made of durable teak wood and finished with decorative silver ends that can be customized.
Looking forward to a great bottle of wine is one of life’s little pleasures. Make sure you both enjoy great bottles of wine in the future with this anniversary box. There are three slots of wine for a quiet night together, when enjoying a party, and at your next anniversary celebration.
Nothing takes you back to your wedding quite like remembering all of the things that were happening in the world on that special day. This original newspaper gift is an extremely meaningful gift for every couple, but’s it’s an especially thoughtful gift for parents and grandparents.
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Show how much your husband really means to you with this personalized print. It proudly displays all of the qualities that you love about your husband, and it’s finished with a personalized message and signature so he can proudly display it on his office wall.
Just because you can’t agree on your alcoholic beverage of choice doesn’t mean you can’t both enjoy a matching glassware set! If you tease him because of his love of beer, or you tease her for her adoration of wine, then this is the anniversary gift for you.
A high-quality set of dishes always makes a great gift for a wedding or anniversary, but you can take it one step further by personalizing each plate and bowl. They can be customized in a number of ways that include choosing the color, motif, name, and font.
A silver wedding anniversary is an unbelievable milestone that deserves to be celebrated. If you’re looking for a special way to commemorate this special day, do it with this silver anniversary photo frame. It has a spot for your original wedding photo and a photo from your anniversary celebration.
If your wife has trouble keeping all of her jewelry organized, you’ve probably thought about buying her a jewelry box. Instead, let her display her jewelry with this jewelry tree! The gilded branches and sturdy base will make sure that her bracelets and necklaces don’t get tangled.
Silverware may not seem like a very exciting modern fifth anniversary gift, but you can definitely shake things up a bit with these hand stamped vintage forks and spoons. They can be used at dinner time, but they look just as beautiful displayed on a kitchen wall.
Candles are always a great gift, but decorative candles may never get burned because the recipient doesn’t want to ruin them. Gift the best of both worlds with this tea light candle holder. Not only does it hold three replaceable candles, it can also be customized with an anniversary number, names, and a date.
Celebrating a special anniversary often means celebrating where it all started. This gift is fun and functional. The puzzle pieces can be pulled apart and used as coasters, but you can also customize the map image to the city where the two of you met.
Looking for a fun way to start a conversation with your parents or grandparents about their wedding day? This custom anniversary book is full of New York Times front pages that were released the same year that they were married. It makes a great keepsake item!
Marriages most frequently occur in churches, which is what makes this gift so meaningful. This ornament is a great gift for a couple that is about to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary and is active in their church. It can be displayed on a wall or tucked away and brought out at Christmas.
Toast to happy times gone by and happy times still to come with this personalized flute set. It’s a great gift for a couple that is planning a big celebration to commemorate their special wedding date, but it’s also a great way for you and your sweetie to celebrate quietly at home.
Picture frames are a dime a dozen. If you want to display a favorite wedding photo of your special day, but you want to skip the traditional look of a regular picture frame, choose this wooden gift instead. Because of its rustic look, it makes a great gift for men.
The Irish are proud of their heritage, which is why these cufflinks make such a great gift idea for husbands who have ancestors from Ireland. They are made with rare 1928 threepence pieces, the first round of minted coins in the country.
Jazz up the basic teddy bear gift by pairing it with a beautiful necklace! This luxury sable bear is perfect for cuddling, but he also comes with a genuine Swarovski crystal necklace in the shape of a heart that she can proudly show off at work.
The details of your wedding day often become a blur as the years pass. Remind each other of the promises you made with this unique wedding vows wall art. Choose a favorite picture, supply your wedding vows, names, and a date, and you can relive that special day for many years to come.
Does your husband or wife love to read? Give them a meaningful and heartfelt gift with this decorative book. The pages have been artfully cut to read “love” but you can also special order two initials with a heart in the middle instead.
Gazing at the stars is a favorite pastime of many couples. If you and your sweetie love looking up at the night sky, give them these custom zodiac constellation glasses as a gift. You can choose between a set of wine glasses, Pilsner glasses, or one of each.
Make sure that bottle of bubbly is perfectly chilled in anticipation of your upcoming anniversary with this decorative ice bucket. Instead of being made out of stainless steel, it is made out of high-quality crystal, so it will look beautiful stowed away on a shelf when it’s not being used.
Men aren’t the only ones who love watches; ladies love watches too! When your anniversary rolls around, get her a beautiful, unique watch that is sure to get noticed. This stylish watch, when ordered in natural beige, gives it a feminine, yet rustic, look.
Matching jewelry is popular with some couples, but finding a look that appeals to men and women isn’t always easy. Each piece of this pendant has been specially designed to provide a masculine or feminine look, but they both fit together perfectly.
Even if you haven’t been married for 50 years, each anniversary is still worth celebrating! This cute keychain is a wonderful, yet understated, way to celebrate your first anniversary. The penny even highlights the year you were married with a cute engraved heart!
Some men have a thing for watches. Unfortunately, they don’t usually have a thing for organizing them. For your next anniversary, make sure that your husband’s watches are all located in one place with this engravable watch case that can hold up to 10 watches.
There’s just something about a music box. Every woman should own one! Make sure your wife has a romantic place to keep her jewelry with this music box that plays Unchained Melody. You can leave the cover in the box, if it’s your first year anniversary, or it can be replaced with a photo.
Does your wife love spending time in the garden? Nothing looks more beautiful hung up in an outdoor space than a hanging glass orb! This orb is shaped like a heart and comes in your choice of colors. Pick the month of your wedding, or choose an orb with your wedding colors.
Sometimes, putting jewelry away isn’t convenient, especially if it is something that your wife wears day in and day out. Instead of letting her place her jewelry on a nightstand where it can get lost, customize this jewelry tray so that her most treasured items stay in one place.
This is one cool vase! When most vases are bland and boring, this vase can be covered in a wide variety of photos from your wedding and other celebrations. It’s durable enough to be used as a floral vase, but the pictures take on a romantic quality when the vase is used with a candle.
There’s nothing like snuggling up with your sweetie after a long day. Make snuggling on the couch even more comfortable with this woven photo blanket. A meaningful wedding photo of your choice will be framed within a classy woven pattern that is sure to enhance your décor.
Got a guy who loves fishing? Unfortunately, there aren’t too many romantic anniversary fishing gifts, except for this personalized fishing lure! Although it can actually be used, your husband is more likely to display it proudly or tuck it away in a tackle box as a reminder of your love while he’s fishing.
A decorative plate is a universal way to celebrate an anniversary, especially if you’re looking for a gift for your parents or grandparents. This gorgeous porcelain plate comes in a gift box and is engraved, “Love does not look with the eyes, it sees with the heart.”
It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day life and forget to share your hopes and dreams with each other. On your next anniversary, encourage each other to share these important aspirations with this useful, and extremely decorative, wishing ball.
No anniversary gift list is complete without a diamond anniversary band! This traditional band is handcrafted in solid 14k white gold and enhanced with conflict free diamonds. It’s small enough to compliment any wedding set, but striking enough to get noticed.
Don’t forget the flowers! Even though flowers are usually an expected anniversary gift, these lavender roses are special because they come with and exclusive Sandra Magsamen necklace. The necklace even comes in a special trinket box that is engraved “I love you to the moon and back.”
Clocks are a great anniversary gift, which is why there are a few on this list, but this clock stands out from the rest. Its sturdy wood construction and beautiful cherry finish make it an eye-catching clock, but a personal message is what makes this clock truly special.
Don’t let another drop of wine go to waste during your anniversary with this wine stopper! Unlike other boring, impersonal wine stoppers, this high-quality gift can be personalized! The first initial of both of your names are engraved into the metal heart topper.
There are few things more relaxing than sitting on the porch, listening to the sounds of a high-quality wind chime. Although most gift wind chimes depend on personal engravings, this wind chime is special because the metal tubes are tuned to The Anniversary Waltz.
The Irish coin cufflinks on this list are pretty cool, but what do you do if your husband isn’t Irish? These penny cufflinks are pretty cool too! Not only do they look snazzy, they are customized with the year that you were married so he’ll never forget your anniversary.
Photos look great on the wall, but they look great on the bed or a couch too! Instead of having all of your photos framed, have some of them turned into a decorative pillow. This cool pillow displays eight of your favorite photos, in addition to your initials.
Does your husband like to strum the guitar in his spare time? Encourage his love of music with this unique, hand stamped guitar pick. It even comes with a matching heart pendant for you to wear that is customized with your initials.
You probably can’t think of a more boring anniversary gift than collar stays, but that’s because you haven’t seen these collar stays yet! Sure, they can keep a collar nice a crisp, but they can also be used as a screwdrivers and bottle openers!
Many men have a knack for over-using low-quality wallets until they fall apart. Provide your husband with an anniversary gift that gets better with age with this leather wallet. It contains more pockets than the average wallet, and because it’s made out of leather, it will last the test of time.
Struggling to find an anniversary gift for friends or family members? This bottle holder is sure to be a hit. Its simple design is misleading because the real magic happens when a bottle of wine or champagne is placed in the holder. Then, it magically balances on the counter!
Waterford crystal is always a great way to show someone just how much you care. If you’re looking for a piece of Waterford crystal that is sure to become a family heirloom, give this glass rose as a gift. It even comes in a special keepsake box.
Linen is the traditional gift for a 12th anniversary, but why get linen when you can spoil her with silk instead! This beautiful silk purse is constructed by hand with beautiful vintage Japanese Obi belt fabric that has never been used, until now.
Five years may not seem like a long time, but when you break that time down into months, days, weeks, and hours, you realize just what a wonderful milestone your 5th anniversary really is. This engraved holder even comes with a place for a notepad and wooden pen.
Every woman wants to look her best, which means checking up on her makeup every now and then. By giving this heart compact mirror, she will remember you every time she puts on her lipstick. The special touch is two lines of a personal engraved message.
Lockets are a favorite anniversary gift, but you can do a lot more when it comes to jewelry. Provide your wife with an eye-catching accessory with this unique necklace. It contains moving parts, which is sure to catch everyone’s eye, but the personal message is sure to bring a tear to hers.
Make sure your significant other always finds their way home with this personalized map compass necklace. The compass is fully functional, but the map is what makes this necklace truly unique. Any map can be used as long as you provide a message to the seller.
Displaying wedding pictures is a great way to celebrate your anniversary, but this unique plaque can display more than that! Because it uses clothespins, you can display hand written notes, small bundles of flowers, your wedding certificate, and much more. The possibilities are endless!
Bronze is the traditional gift for an 8th anniversary, but finding affordable bronze pieces can be a tall order. This sculpture is cast in bronze, but it is extremely affordable. It depicts a man and a woman comforting each other, which makes it a great anniversary gift.
A message in a bottle is a great way to share your romantic feelings. This bottle set is even better because it turns that message into a decorative item. Another bottle sits next to the message and can be used to hold a couple of flowers.
There are no limits to the things you can personalize for your anniversary! This cool serving tray proudly displays 11 of your favorite photos, along with your names in the 12th square. It can be used to serve breakfast in bed or displayed on a table.
Nothing communicates love and passion like a large bouquet of red roses. Make sure your wife never forgets this special anniversary with this unique bouquet. Even after the last red rose dies, she will still be able to use the Waterford vase again and again.
A personalized cutting board is a fun way to celebrate someone’s anniversary, especially if the happy couple has recently moved into a new home. This unique design incorporates both their first and last names, as well as the year that they were married.
Earrings are notoriously hard to keep organized because they can easily become tangled in a traditional jewelry box. This unique piece of pottery includes holes around the rim that can hold multiple pairs of earrings. Because of its inscription, it’s also a great way to remind your lady how beautiful she is.
Every classy guy deserves a classy watch, and it doesn’t get any classier than a pocket watch! This watch has a timeless design, ensuring that it gets passed down for generations to come. The personal engraving makes this pocket watch even more special.
Are you and your significant other like two peas in a pod? Celebrate your perfect match with these cute ceramic salt and pepper shakers. They make a great standalone gift, but they can also be combined with other items to create a unique gift basket.
Custom artwork is always a great way to decorate your home, but nothing compares to a hand drawn portrait. If you’re getting ready to celebrate a special anniversary, have your favorite photo turned into a portrait that will surely become a family heirloom.
Photos take on an entirely different appearance when printed on metal. If you’re looking for a slightly industrial way to display your favorite wedding photos for your anniversary, these mini three-by-three squares will provide the perfect surprise for your significant other.
A tie is a great anniversary gift, especially if you’re looking for a way to use silk to celebrate your 12th anniversary. Just make sure you choose a quality tie that will last! This dark teal necktie is stylish and made with high-quality materials for a lifetime of use.
Sharing enhances a marriage, but there are some things that just shouldn’t be shared! This clever decanter set comes with two glasses that are labeled “mine” and “yours” while the large decanter is labeled “ours.” It’s a great way to have your own alcohol and share it too!
Bangle bracelets are definitely in-style, but why settle for a bangle like everyone else’s when you can give a one-of-a-kind gift! This decorative bracelet is made of sterling silver and stamped with the monogram of your choice. You can even choose from three fonts!
Shopping for a third anniversary gift is likely to take some time, especially since the traditional gift is leather. Give your wife something she’ll actually use with this leather wallet. Its high-fashion design and choice of colors will ensure that she takes it with her wherever she goes.
Finding a leather gift for a man is a bit easier, but all of the choices can be so overwhelming! Skip the boring leather belts at the department store and add a personal touch with this belt that has a hand-painted red stripe. It can also be embossed with a personal dedication.
What is the recipe for a happy marriage? This box tells you exactly what you need! With a cup of consideration, one gallon of patience, and a dash of faith, you can ensure that the recipe for your next year of marriage is just right!
Who says anniversary gifts have to be boring and stuffy! This desktop golf set makes a great gift because it encourages your husband to have a little fun. Putt around on the kitchen table, bring it out at parties, or take it to work. Everyone will think you’re the best wife ever!
You can learn a lot about a relationship based on the types of wine the couple drinks. Keep track of your vino adventures with this cool wall art cork holder. At each anniversary, you can revisit all the great bottles of wine that have accompanied you on life’s grandest adventures.
Make sure your love’s morning cup of joe is delicious and decorative with this cool mug! Living, laughing, and loving is what life is all about, but this mug takes it a step further because it’s covered in your choice of meaningful images.
Whether you’re into cheese, chocolate, or both, this fondue set is sure to get you both in the mood for your next anniversary. It comes inscribed with a message that says “you melt my heart.” It can also be personalized with both of your names.
5 DIY Anniversary Gifts
Shadow boxes are a great way to commemorate special events because small trinkets and items can be placed in front of the picture and behind the glass. Take your anniversary gift one step further by personalizing it with a frosted message.
Few things represent the heart better than a lock and key. If you want to show your honey that your heart is all theirs, customize this anniversary lock. Using a metal key lock that you can find at any hardware store, this lock can be customized with names, dates, and messages.
Few things represent the heart better than a lock and key. If you want to show your honey that your heart is all theirs, customize this anniversary lock. Using a metal key lock that you can find at any hardware store, this lock can be customized with names, dates, and messages.
Love using a needle and thread? Create a cute Venn diagram on an embroidery hoop for your special someone for your next anniversary! The design can be left inside the embroidery hoop or removed and turned into a small pillow, if you’re feeling extra creative.
A lotus book is a creative way to share special memories with your loved one for your anniversary. Because the pages fold out like a lotus flower, you can place small trinkets and mementos inside the books, as well as photos.
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