You could go for generic gifts to celebrate that marriage milestone, but why not put a little research into it and choose an anniversary gift by year, instead? Whether it’s for one year or sixty, this list contains the very best gifts for each anniversary that will really touch the hearts of the happy couple, husband, or wife.
You’ve managed to survive that first year of marriage; congratulations! Remind your other half of the journey so far with this fill-in book that comes with prompts about those first 12 months.
Celebrate someone’s first wedding anniversary with one of these unusual folded book art sculptures, which uses the wedding date as the basis for the 3D image inside a recycled hard cover book.
Let him wear his heart on his sleeve with a pair of cufflinks that display up to 15 words each of your wedding vows – perfect for that ‘paper’ anniversary.
Certain locations hold a special place in our hearts, and this print features maps of where you met, wed, and live, for a poignant token of your journey so far.
This beautiful book makes a lovely keepsake for any married couple as they continue their journey together, with prompts to fill in, and 10 photo frames for the special moments captured.
Handmade and super cute, these origami hearts can be made in any color paper you want, and open up like a clam once finished. The perfect home-made gift for a first anniversary.
Any eco-conscious couple will really appreciate these coasters, which are home-made using just recycled newspapers and glue, making them a superb gift for one year of marriage.
Cotton is the traditional gift for a 2-year anniversary, so how about giving the happy couple this adorable cross-stitch picture, personalized to include up to 8 people, and 2 pets.
Made from 100% cotton, this throw makes a beautiful gift for any not-quite newlyweds, as it contains the biblical verse ‘Love is Patient’, and can also be used as a wall hanging.
Perfect as a bedside holder to keep her trinkets on, these trays can be personalized with up to 55 words (depending on size) of her favorite song, wedding vows, or treasured quote.
Made from cotton for a 2nd anniversary, this pillow features both first initials, joined by a heart, with the ‘established’ date underneath; thanks to the cotton/poly fiber-fill, it’s super soft, too.
Printed on uncolored cotton, the first page of sheet music for your favorite song or first dance song makes a touching gift, and comes in either unframed or framed options.
Using any lyrics or quotes that are special to you, you can create this simplistic cotton print, and then frame it, ready to hang on the wall.
This DIY couldn’t be simpler – even the wording is taken care of in the form of a downloadable template! Simply print, iron-on, and bingo – a 2nd anniversary cotton gift bag.
Representing 3 years of marriage, the leather cover of this photo book is embroidered in colorful words that hint at what’s inside – their journey together so far.
These gorgeous his-n-hers cuffs are made from stainless steel and covered in leather, which can be engraved with special wording, and come in a choice of colors and widths to suit.
Remind your wife of your vows every day with this thoughtful leather tray which is the perfect size for holding rings, and comes engraved with your very own wedding vows.
Forget paper, leather prints are where it’s at, and this one makes a beautiful 3rd anniversary gift as it comes branded to look like a tree trunk, and engraved with the couple’s initials.
Made from leather and framed in dark brown, this map can be of anywhere in the world – such as the honeymoon destination. Personalization can also be added for that extra special touch.
If you thought working with leather was difficult, take a look at this tutorial which shows you how to make this rustic leather frame which holds a single photograph beautifully.
Use any color leather you like to make this wrap wallet, which looks stunning and is designed to hold a mobile phone, as well as bank cards and notes.
Have her wedding bouquet replicated in this magnificent embroidered picture which uses satin ribbons and cotton thread on a linen background, making it a perfect 4th anniversary gift.
Printed onto linen for a 4th anniversary gift, this timeline can contain up to 12 dates, such as when you met and when you married, and is customizable with symbols and linen colors.
With 6 color options available, this pair of guest towels will arrive with your chosen name or word displayed between the fresh floral decorations. Machine washable.
Up to 10 characters can be added to this adorable cross stitch portrait, depicting a ‘then’ and a ‘now’ picture on a linen background, making it perfect for a 4th anniversary.
This linen background comes printed with the date of your choice in Roman numerals, and is available in a range of sizes and frames, with the option to leave it unframed.
If the idea of homemade gifts appeals to you, this canvas date print will be the perfect choice, and as it’s homemade you can customize the size, color, and font, too.
Slightly different to the norm, these wall signs make lovely anniversary ideas for a rustic home. First and last names are displayed, along with the ‘date established’ on a dark wood background.
With wood being the material of the 5th anniversary, there’s no better way to mark the occasion than with this bouquet of hand carved wooden roses in a matching wooden vase.
A real talking point in any home, this canvas will be adorned with a wooden soundwave of the couple’s wedding track or favorite song, and comes with free personalization, too.
Whether you choose bamboo, walnut, or maple wood, this chopping board will look stunning when engraved with the family name and wedding date, and is perfect for the 5th (wooden) anniversary.
This walnut keepsake box makes a beautiful gift, as it is laser engraved with 1 Corinthians 13:7 – Love Bears All Things – and can be personalized to make it extra special, too.
Make this DIY song lyric wooden picture as a thoughtful 5th anniversary gift, either for the celebrating couple or your other half, as a permanent reminder of that beautiful first dance.
Clothespins have become a popular way to display photographs, but this DIY pallet display makes a real showcase of them, and can even be personalized with vinyl lettering.
If you like to buy anniversary gifts by year, then you’ll know that the 6th is iron. These highly unique iron bowls are handmade and come engraved with your choice of words.
The lucky couple can raise a toast to surviving 6 years of marriage with this pair of iron cups, which come with a cute engravable rose gold heart on the front.
This ring dish makes a gorgeous anniversary gift, as it can be engraved with your choice of words, and as it’s made from iron it’s ideal for celebrating 6 happy years.
Horseshoes are a traditional good luck symbol, and these ones have been forged into heart shapes and hand-stamped with the couple’s initials and wedding date, making them a lovely anniversary gift.
This wrought iron house plaque is simple but elegant and features the family name initial – surrounded by scrolls and curls – and painted in any color you like.
Jump on the industrial decor bandwagon with one of these DIY towel racks that uses iron pipes (perfect for a 6 year anniversary) with a wooden shelf on the top.
If you want the look of iron, how about tackling this easy project which turns a ceramic planter into an old weathered ‘iron’ vase, using paints and texturizing powder.
Beautifully weathered and with a stunning patina, this hammered copper wall sign is personalized with the family name and wedding date; a gorgeous way to mark a couple’s 7th wedding anniversary.
Marking seven years of marriage, this keyring comes with a copper plaque which can be hand-stamped with coordinates of a special place, along with a stamped penny from your choice of year.
Big enough for the whole family, this waterproof picnic blanket rolls down to a compact 8” x 15”, and is also sand resistant, making it perfect for days on the beach.
This aluminum sheet has a copper finish, and is printed with the sheet music from a special song – maybe their wedding song or first dance – before being personalized with names and date.
Big is beautiful, and the knit on this chunky blanket means it’s roomy (and warm) enough for two, making it the ideal anniversary gift for cuddling under on those stay-at-home date nights.
Windchimes make beautiful gifts, and this one can be made at home using copper pipes, wood scraps, and a few other crafty bits and pieces (plus a couple of power tools!)
When you can’t get a knit chunky enough, you could consider taking up arm knitting, instead. This super chunky blanket is quick and easy to make, and makes a stunning pressie.
In a beautiful bronze colored finish, this stoneware clay bowl features a colorful family tree, personalized with family name and members, before being finished with food grade glaze.
If you buy tradition anniversary gifts by year, you will know that pottery represents 9. This gorgeous turquoise bowl can be customized with names and dates as a 9-year anniversary offering.
With dates and occasions engraved on the rim, and initials etched in the center, this handmade rustic bowl would make a beautiful gift for any anniversary or special occasion.
This fun marriage crock measures 7.5” x 5” and comes emblazoned with a Zotter the Potter fresh pineapple logo, along with a maximum of 22 characters over 2 arched lines.
Make your very own piece of nostalgia with this super cute tree stump ring holder, on which you can engrave the happy couple’s initials for a taste of retro romance.
Made from solid aluminum, this book mark will be engraved with any message of your choice in your own handwriting, making it one of the most personalized gifts you could find.
Made from 100% pure tin, this little hammered heart makes a touching traditional gift for her 10th wedding anniversary, and comes gift-boxed with a card explaining why tin represents 10 years.
A touching gift for your better half, or for a celebrating couple, this metal photo frame can be engraved with the words from any song, poem, or even wedding vows.
Presented in a silver box, this pair of cufflinks are made from US mint 10 cents coins from 2009, making them a timely gift idea for that double figures anniversary!
With a lucky horseshoe molded into the shape of a heart, this wind chime also comes with three hanging bells which play a gentle melody as they sway in the breeze.
Date Night in in a Tin is a perfect home-made 10th anniversary gift, and can be filled with whatever you think adds to a perfect stay-at-home date, such as candles and chocolates.
These clever little vases are a perfect way to incorporate tin for that 10 year milestone, without it being obvious. Use birch bark and string for a charming ‘country’ effect.
This steel heart tealight holder will make a delightful traditional 11th anniversary gift, as the heart can be personalized with the lucky couple’s first names and wedding date.
If you know a couple who like to share a bottle of wine at the end of a long day, this personalized stainless steel wine chiller will make a gorgeous gift.
Perfect for both indoor and outdoor display, this powder coated steel circle features a handsome monogram along with the family name and date ‘established’. Hanging tabs available at extra cost.
Celebrate their 11th anniversary with a gift made from traditional steel. This ice bucket won’t tarnish or rust, and can be etched with the couple’s last name to make it truly unique.
This steel bowl is both modern and rustic, and is definitely built to last. Measuring a substantial 8” in diameter, it can also be hand stamped with up to 60 characters.
This DIY project will produce a classy looking hanging planter at the fraction of the cost of a store bought one, but make it with love and it will be priceless!
If you’re looking for a home-made 11th anniversary gift for a fashion conscious couple, why not make them a his and hers set of these stainless steel bracelets?
In marriage you have to take the rough with the smooth, and this silk filled and sateen cased comforter is certainly smoother than most – the ideal 11th (silk) wedding anniversary gift.
An Indian-Japanese fusion, this gorgeous silk kimono is made from upcycled saris and cut into a traditional kimono shape for both comfort and style. One size fits most adults.
This unique silk scarf will make the most wonderful gift for a 12th wedding anniversary, as you will be able to have up to 4 photographs and names or phrase printed on.
For an anniversary gift that’s pretty and practical, this beautiful purse certainly fits the bill. Made from luxurious silk, it comes with a special photograph printed onto the lining.
A stylish gift for any man celebrating 12 years of marriage, this gorgeous silk tie comes in 8 colors and features your wedding (or other) photograph printed onto the lining.
Silk is for 12 years, and marriage is for infinity, so why not make this gorgeous silk infinity scarf to give to the lucky lady on her anniversary?
The finishing touch to a man’s outfit is always his tie, so how about making this one from silk to finish off his celebratory ensemble, complete with ‘own brand’ label?
If you’re choosing anniversary gifts by year, then you’ll know that lucky 13 is lace. Order one of these handmade doilies which will be carefully crafted with up to 11 letters.
This hanging thong keepsake consists of a leather heart, hand stamped with 2 names of up to 8 characters each, and a smaller lace heart filling in the middle.
Perfect to hang in any boho home, this large dreamcatcher features breath-taking details such as feathers, lace, ribbons, and crystals and makes a delightfully alternative 13th (lace) anniversary gift.
This lace bottle bag will remind them of their love whenever they share a bottle of wine! Available in 4 different colors, it can also be personalized with initials or numbers.
Whether you’re planning on a second honeymoon somewhere hot, or staying at home, this stunning lace kimono makes the perfect elegant cover-up for when she’s taking it nice and easy.
This DIY idea may be simple but it produces stunning results, just perfect for marking 13 years of marriage. Using lace doilies and Mod Podge, these pretty bowls make gorgeous gifts.
Imprinted with lace detail, these clay bowls can be made in any color, size, or design you like, meaning you can fully customize them to the recipient’s tastes and home décor.
Help a happy couple drink to their love every morning with a pair of mugs that will give them their new nicknames. Ivory in color, they are hand wash only.
With or without rhinestones, this ivory velvet photo book will make a dazzling 14th anniversary gift as it can be personalized with the couple’s details such as names and wedding date.
While you can’t give actual ivory, you can give a gift depicting the beautiful animals that ivory comes from, and this cutting board features 2 of them with an anniversary greeting.
If you’re looking for a gift that is just like your wife – classy and understated – then these gold and ivory mother of pearl Betty stud earrings will definitely fit the bill.
If marriage to you means making every second count, then this print will count them out for you. In a choice of fabrics and frames (or unframed) it comes personalized, too.
This very simple idea will allow you to create as many personalized candles as you like, with whatever words you choose – why not make a whole set as a unique anniversary gift?
You don’t have to be Picasso to create great art. Take a look at this tutorial which shows you how to create contemporary canvases without the hefty price tag!
After 15 years of marriage, they deserve to have a celebratory drink, and there’s no better way to serve it than from this beautiful personalized Waterford crystal, complete with engraved monogram.
A decade and a half accrues a lot of memories, so keep them safe with this fun memory book which comes with fill-in prompts, cute text, and 25 sweet little stickers.
This crystal photo frame makes a truly unique anniversary gift, as instead of holding a photograph, the image is actually etched into the crystal for a stunning display.
The 24 percent lead crystal that makes up this elegant decanter allows for jewel-like shine and heaviness, making it a stunning addition to the home that will last for years.
Not only does crystal signify 15 years, but these pretty little stones also hold various healing properties; this tutorial shows you how to hide them inside beautiful home made candles.
Throwing a celebratory dinner party warrants using a special dinner service, and this beautiful set is a perfect example. Made from bone china porcelain, it’s fine dining at its best.
Tea tastes better when taken from bone china, so give the gift of great taste with a pair of beautiful china cups which bear the names ‘hubby’ and ‘wifey’ and date established.
Bone china is not only practical, it can look beautiful as a display piece, too. This delicate-looking plate comes in 3 colors, and will be personalized with the wording of your choice.
Made from broken Willow bone china, this adorable necklace takes the piece containing 2 lovebirds and surrounds it with brilliant Swarovski crystals, before suspending it on your choice of chain length.
Tea for two – well actually for six, as this china teapot holds up to 6 cups of tea, and is personalized with Mr and Mrs (name) for a practical anniversary gift.
Roses are a popular token of love, but they don’t last long. This tutorial shows you how to make an everlasting version out of bone china clay, perfect for a 20th anniversary.
If you’re looking for suitable homemade gift ideas for a china anniversary, take a look at these teacup candles that are simple to make and look stunning on display.
Family trees tell a beautiful story, and now that couple who are celebrating 25 happy years together can have a standalone one which features an engraved silver plate. Discs sold separately.
This sturdy pewter locket features the first line of the poem by E. E. Cummings, split between the front and inside of the heart, and comes on a 24” chain.
This necklace would make a delightful and unusual gift for your wife on your silver wedding anniversary, as the silver bar comes with the wedding date etched in Roman numerals.
This beautiful jewelry box comes with an intricate frame for a special photograph on the lid, glass covered musical mechanism which plays ‘You Light Up My Life’, and a black velvet lining.
This silver photo frame is elegant and stylish, and features two hearts at the bottom – one engraved with the couple’s names, and the other with their wedding date and years married.
This fascinating DIY idea takes a lot of patience, but the result is bound to become a treasured possession – a handmade silver ring that costs just 25c to make.
This quick and easy video will show you how to hand stamp silver spoons with any message you like, from anniversary greetings to messages of love.
This pretty set would make a fitting tribute to any pearl anniversary; the wine glasses are hand painted with a pearlescent finish, while the frame can hold a memento of the celebrations.
If you’re struggling to find a gift for the man who’s celebrating 30 years of marriage, these genuine mother of pearl cufflinks come gift wrapped and ready to give.
Personalized with up to 4 lines of print and 256 characters, this porcelain plate is finished in an iridescent pearl lustre, which will shimmer and shine wherever it’s displayed.
A classic gift for a classy lady, this freshwater cultured pearl necklace and earrings set is the perfect choice for your pearl wedding anniversary, because 30 years deserves something special.
If you’re lucky enough to live near the beach, you can create one of these pearl-in-shell necklaces which can be adapted to suit the occasion, depending on the cord you use.
Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, this coral sundial comes with a 35th wedding anniversary greeting and wedding bells, for a gift that will stand the test of time.
With a cork backing for protecting furniture, this set of four natural stone coasters feature coral seahorses in an underwater scene, with 6 layers of coating for protection against heat.
A beautiful gift for your spouse, or a couple celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary, this memory book comes with fill-in-the-blank prompts, space for photos, and 25 fun and colorful stickers.
Crafted from highly polished natural coral stone in beautifully neutral shades, this clock features Roman numerals against a white face, and measures 5″W x 2″D x 6 Inch tall.
In beautiful blush hues, these earrings will make a very special gift for your upcoming celebrations, as they contain peach freshwater pearls and pale pink coral – the traditional 35th anniversary gift.
For a homemade gift with a difference, how about making these coral ornaments? Using wire, glue, and paint, you can mount these on blocks of wood for décor with a difference.
Keep the undersea theme going and create these faux corals using wire and salt dough, poke holes to make them realistic, then bake and paint for some really unusual ornaments.
With spaces for then and now photographs, this delightful frame bears the words ’40 years together’, and features two intertwined diamante encrusted, silver plated wedding bands for that romantic and nostalgic feel.
For a fun twist on his and hers coffee mugs, this pair comes with one personalized with the couple’s names, and the other with how long they’ve been together.
This cute and clever framed picture features a wooden tree bearing the couple’s names, the year of their wedding, the number 40, and even a ‘gift tag’ with a personalized message.
Delicate and stunning, this ruby and white diamond ring will delight her every bit as much as the one you gave her when you proposed, even after 40 years!
This cotton sofa throw can be used as a light blanket, or even hung on the wall as a beautiful piece of art to commemorate their ruby wedding anniversary.
Are you looking for a one-off gift to give to a special lady? This video tutorial will show you how to make a ‘ruby’ choker necklace with just a few craft supplies.
With just a few jewelry supplies, you can create this stunning pair of ruby and black bead earrings that will add elegance to any anniversary celebration outfit.
Printed onto textured Epson Velvet Fine Art Paper, this gorgeous Tree of Love can be produced in a myriad different color combinations and personalized with names, dates, and anniversary details.
Perfect as a 45th wedding anniversary, or a September birthday, this 14K white gold necklace features a stunning blue sapphire stone in a 4 prong setting, suspended on a 16” chain.
Delicate to look at, this beautiful glass ball contains a wire tree which is encrusted with genuine sapphire Swarovski crystal elements, and comes with a hanging loop for easy display.
The heart at the center of this picture is made from buttons and embellishments in many shades of blue, and comes in a box frame with personalized with names and date.
Take one wedding (or other) photograph and have it hand painted in beautiful shades of blue to complement a sapphire anniversary theme. Available from letter size up to 25 x 19”.
This earrings and bracelet set is so cute, and definitely looks professionally made. Using sapphire colored charms and beads, and a few jewelry supplies, this set will be ready in no time.
This family tree comes on a base, with a gold plaque which will be engraved with up to 3 lines of text, and can hold up to 50 personalized discs, sold separately.
This 50th anniversary pillow will take pride of place on the marital bed, as it comes adorned with 2 golden love birds and the couple’s names and wedding date.
Featuring a beautiful poem about 50 years of marriage, this cotton tapestry blanket measures 48 x 68 inches and is double-layered for those cozy nights on the couch.
Half a century is definitely something to be proud of, so let your wife wear that pride with this 50th anniversary necklace that bears both your names and ’50 years’.
These gold hammered champagne flutes are not only a great way to toast a long and happy marriage, but as they are engraved with the details they will make a wonderful keepsake, too.
A simple and inexpensive way to pay homage to a golden wedding anniversary, this brief tutorial will show you how to turn plain frames into golden ones – just like Midas!
Follow this video guide for step by step instructions on how to turn plain glass or plastic bowls into elegant trinket dishes with more than a touch of golden glamor.
Beautifully simple, this elegant emerald bracelet contains 3.5-4mm natural shaded emerald gemstones, interspersed with gold filled beads, and a tiny gold filled personalized ‘tag’ with the lucky lady’s name stamped on.
This tree of life pendant will shine bright like a diamond as it catches the light, thanks to the brilliant created emeralds and cubic zirconia which adorn this beautiful piece.
It can be difficult to know what to get a man on his anniversary, but this constellation picture depicts the night sky on his wedding date, and can be personalized, too.
For a gift with a difference, how about a tree sculpture which is made from gold wire and bears ‘leaves’ made of emerald chips, and stands in a bed of emerald ‘boulders’?
If you want something a little different to the usual anniversary offerings, this pillow comes with emerald numbers depicting significant years, and the special events they were most notable for.
Homemade gifts can mean a lot more than store bought, and this braided bracelet will mean the world. Choose thread in emerald shades of green for that special 55th anniversary.
Statement pieces are all the rage, and this DIY bracelet certainly does make a statement! With large ‘emerald’ gemstones and a chunky chain, you can create one for that special occasion.
Diamonds are forever, which is why it is such a fitting theme for celebrating 60 years of marriage. This stunning paperweight comes engraved with both names and 3 lines of verse.
This whimsical print would make a lovely gift from the whole clan for that diamond wedding anniversary, as it shows all the members of the family, along with a sentimental message.
Delicate and striking, this floating diamond necklace pays tribute to the 6 decades of happiness she has shared with you, and is available in yellow, rose, or white gold.
This sweet photo frame comes with space for a 4 x 6” photograph next to a sentimental poem about 60 years of wedded bliss, and can be wall mounted or free standing.
Crafted in .925 sterling silver, this band ring is set with white diamond accents and miligrain edging, making it a ring that can be worn just occasionally or never taken off again.
If there’s a 60th wedding anniversary coming up in the winter, this tutorial will guide you through the process of making this diamond shaped gold tree ornament from balsa wood.
The perfect decoration for a 6 decade bash, these hanging diamond shapes are simple to make, using straws, silver muffler tape, and string and will create an awesome backdrop to the celebrations.