2 years doesn’t get as much press as 1 year, and yet it is just as important as any other marriage milestone. Representing strength and adaptability, cotton is the traditional theme for a 2nd anniversary gift, but as you can see from this selection of gorgeous ideas, that doesn’t mean you’re restricted to dishcloths and bedsheets if you want to stick to convention.
Diy Cotton Gift Basket
This DIY gift idea could be adapted for either husband or wife, as the hamper can be filled with cotton items to represent 2 years together – tees, socks, and even Q-tips!
Cotton Anniversary Memory Keepsake Book
Made especially for a 2nd wedding anniversary, this book comes with 24 bright and colorful pages to fill in, as well as 25 fun stickers with which to decorate your handiwork.
Diy Sharpie Scripted Pillows
So simple but super effective, these cotton or jersey pillowcases can be covered in whatever text you choose – think lyrics, poems, or even wedding vows – using Sharpie fabric pens.
Diy Cotton Candy Handmade Card
For a home-made twist on a store bought card, this cotton candy version consists of a stuffed cotton candy top, adorned with a special verse, and popped on a stick for authenticity.
Personalized Vintage Map Embroidered Hoop
Super sweet, this wooden hoop holds a map of your choice, printed onto a cotton background with an embroidered heart picking out a special location, along with the date of the wedding.
Tree of Life Print
Printed on cotton with a variety of color options, this tree trunk picture can be personalized to include names and wedding date for a sweet 2nd anniversary gift idea.
Personalized Embroidered Framed Art
Arriving ready to frame, this whimsical family portrait will feature up to 8 family members, including the furry kind, with each one’s name embroidered underneath in a choice of colors.
Two Year Anniversary Custom Socks
Cotton is the traditional gift for that 2 year milestone, and these cotton socks make the perfect gift for your hubby as they come with a choice of different ‘2 year’ slogans.
Upcycled Cotton Sari Duffel Bag
Made from upcycled saris, this duffel bag is bright, beautiful, and roomy enough for all those gym or weekend-away essentials. Made from cotton, it’s the perfect 2nd anniversary gift for her!
First Dance Song
Turn your special song into a work of art by having the first page of the sheet music, along with song title, artist, your names and wedding date, printed onto 100% cotton.
State String Art
If your other half likes abstract art, they’ll love this – their state turned into string art, with their city marked out by a heart shaped blank. Available in 4 stain finishes.
Favorite City Socks
Whatever his favorite city, these socks display famous landmarks and/or local specialties from any one of 9 beautiful cities in the world, including Paris, London, Los Angeles, and Washington DC.
Personalized Natural Cotton Blanket
Measuring 68” x 48”, this double layered soft blanket is perfect for those date nights in, and will be personalized with both first names and the wedding or anniversary date.
Personalized Watercolor Print
Available as a print, canvas, or digital download, this watercolor print takes a photo of your house and turns it into a pretty picture with the family’s details printed underneath.
Personalized Tree Throw
Made from 75% cotton, this throw makes a perfect addition to the home, as it comes with the couple’s initials ‘carved’ into the tree, and is available in 3 seasonal options.
Personalized Cotton Handkerchief
Everyone uses handkerchiefs, right? But you can guarantee they won’t use these ones as they come customized with your own special message, in a choice of fonts and cotton colors.
Love is Pillow
If you had 1 Corinthians read out at your wedding, or even if you just love the words, this pillow features ‘The Way of Love’ printed onto a cotton twill cover.
Personalized Embroidered Wooden Hoop
Beautifully different, this gift idea sees your wedding photograph transferred onto a cotton background, embroidered with initials and date in a choice of color options, and framed in a wooden hoop.
Cotton Catchall Tray
With a geometric patterned edge, this ‘catch all’ tray is perfect for a 2nd anniversary as the bottom is made of cotton and can be printed with your choice of text.
Cotton Tapestry Throw Blanket
Used as either a wall hanging or a comfortable cotton throw, this blanket measures 48 x 68 and is printed with 1 Corinthians 13 – Love is patient, love is kind.
Personalized Family Pillow
So adorable, now they can hug their whole family in one go, thanks to this delightful pillow that is customized to depict every member of the clan, including any pets!
Do Good Cotton Hammock
Using three miles of cotton cord, this hammock is hand woven and is spacious enough for 2 people to relax in comfort – each sale supports the indigenous people who make them.
Flying Geese Men's Organic Cotton Sock
Socks – the perennial gift for every occasion! Always useful, this particular pair is made from US grown organic cotton in a classic ‘flying geese’ pattern – the perfect 2nd anniversary gift for him.
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