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26 Traditional Wooden 5 Year Anniversary Gifts They’ll Never Expect

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.


Wood Coordinates Sign

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.

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Personalized Wood Clock

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.

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I Carry Your Heart Laser Cut Wood Keepsake Box

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.


Latitude & Longitude Personalized Wood Sign

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.


State Pride Personalized Wooden Shiplap Sign

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.


The Chef’s Collection Personalized Pepper Mill

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.


Custom Couple Wedding Sign with Date

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.


Cheers to 5 Years! 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.


Expressions Personalized Wood Photo Album

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.


Personalized Natural Tree Branch Candle Holder

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.

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We Beat As One Engraved Jewelry Box

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.


Wooden Docking Station

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.

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Wood Photo Sign

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.

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Personalized Cutting Board

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.

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Love You More Personalized Round Wood Wall Sign

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.


Family Name Established Engraved Wood Wine Box

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.


Personalized Gift Longitude Latitude Driftwood Sign

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.

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Walnut Wood Cufflinks

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.

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Personalized Wedding Gift Last Name Sign

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.

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Hunter’s Hideaway Personalized Basswood Plank

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.


Engraved Wood Watch Gift Set

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?


5th Anniversary Engraved Bookmark with Tassel

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.


Real Solid Handmade Wooden Sunglasses

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.


Wood Love Scroll Box

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.

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Wood Photo Sign

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.

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Family Pizzeria Personalized Gift Set

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

Diy Wooden Cake Knife

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.

Diy Wood and Leather Nightstand Tray

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.

Diy Cheap and Easy Farmhouse Wood Sign

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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