Half a decade may not seem like a major milestone in a marriage, but any anniversary is special to a couple in love. As wood is the customary 5 year anniversary gift, this list contains some unusual and stunning wooden items which stick to tradition while adding a beautiful modern twist.
5 year anniversary gifts are traditionally made of wood, making this sign absolutely perfect. Showing the coordinates of where it all began, it’s a gorgeous reminder of how far they’ve come.
Celebrate the last 5 years with a clock which will mark the passage of time from hereon in, made from oak and personalized with the couple’s names and wedding date.
Made from sustainable walnut wood, this beautiful keepsake box comes with the first line from E.E. Cumming’s poem ‘I carry your heart with me’ engraved into the lid. Personalization also available.
Available in 5 different colors, these distressed wooden signs contain the latitude and longitude of any chosen place, and can also have the name of the location printed in the corner.
This hanging sign will make a great addition to any home as it comes in 6 colors to suit any décor, and features your chosen state along with 2 lines of personalization.
Shaped like a wine bottle, this adorable wooden pepper mill can be personalized with 2 lines of text, adjusts from fine to coarse grind, and is made from New England maple.
Simple but effective, this rustic sign can be finished in a choice of 6 stain colors, and will arrive hand painted with the couple’s names and wedding date – the perfect anniversary gift.
Are you looking for an unusual anniversary gift for the man in your life? This wooden bottle opener plaque is hand burned with ‘Cheers to 5 years’ along with your chosen date.
Totally unique, this photo album is spiral bound and made from natural alderwood. Choose up to 4 lines of text to appear on the front, and it’s ready to be gifted.
Playing on the age old tradition of carving one’s names into a tree trunk, this candle holder uses recycled white birch to recreate this nostalgic declaration of forever love beautifully.
This wooden jewelry box can be personalized with a verse of your choice, along with 3 lines of text on the lid which, when closed, draws both halves of the heart together.
The perfect man’s 5 year anniversary gift, this wooden docking station features space for phone, glasses, keys, coins, and other paraphernalia, and comes with a variety of engraving options.
Stunning to look at, these beautiful canvas prints will faithfully recreate that special photograph which is then mounted onto wood with upholstery tacks for a rustic touch, along with names and date.
Whether for everyday use or as a display item, this personalized cutting board comes in a choice of 3 woods (cherry, oak, and walnut) and 3 sizes. Stand available separately.
Featuring a favorite response to ‘I love you’, the ‘love you more’ board offers one line of additional text to make it totally personal, and comes ready to hang.
A bottle of wine only lasts until it’s empty, but this wooden wine box will last forever! Engraved with any name, date, or year, it makes a perfect 5 year anniversary gift.
Boasting a definite nautical theme, this driftwood sign can be customized with the coordinates of a special place – a beach wedding would be perfect – along with an engraved arrow compass.
Are you looking for a 5th anniversary gift that your husband can actually use? This cufflinks and tie bar set are made from walnut and engraved with up to 15 characters each.
With a choice of 2 sizes, these wooden signs make an eye catching addition to any home, from the two tone stain to the 3D names, date, and motifs.
Using its own bark as a frame, this unusual basswood sign is printed with two lines of personalization in between the wonderfully rustic images of wildlife and nature.
Time is the greatest gift you can give to someone, so on your 5th anniversary why not give him this gorgeous wooden watch which comes engraved with a 5 year message?
Bookworms will be reminded of their love story every time they open their book with this unusual sustainably harvested hardwood bookmark which is laser engraved with a 5th anniversary message.
Put all other gifts in the shade with a pair of sunglasses which are made from wood! With scratch resistant Premium UV400 Polarized Lenses, these lightweight sunnies are the perfect gift.
Irresistibly romantic, this love box is made from intricately etched wood and contains 21 rolled up scrolls which unwrap to reveal beautiful love quotes from the likes of Aristotle and Robert Frost.
This basswood slice will come to life when it is printed with your own photograph, beautifully recreated onto the surface with a variety of engraving options for the back.
Add three lines of text under the happy couple’s name, and this wooden pizza board, which comes with stainless steel rocker and non-stick crisper, will make a handsome addition to their kitchen.
3 Creative Diy 5th Anniversary Gifts
You might think that a wooden knife ‘wooden’ make a great anniversary gift, but you’d be wrong! Follow this video guide to craft your own knife from scrap wood and glue.
Put those woodworking skills to good use by making this wood and leather nightstand tray which is designed to keep all his knick knacks safe and tidy when he empties his pockets.
If you want to make your own wooden quote sign, but lack the handwriting skills, follow this step by step guide to creating one easily to rival any store bought version.
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