As Shakespeare once said ‘If music be the food of love, play on’, and play on you will with one of the traditional music-themed 27th anniversary gifts included in our carefully curated list. From wall art to jewelry, and Christmas tree ornaments which you can make yourself, these groovy gifts will make his or her […]
As Marilyn Monroe once famously sang, diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but with the suggestions in this list of 60th anniversary gifts, they can be his best friend, too. From watches to bracelets and even some ideas to make at home, these epic diamond-themed gifts will be sure to wow. A little trivia: diamond […]
If you’re looking for traditional 14 year anniversary gifts with a modern twist, go for gold jewelry. The present day alternative to ivory, gold doesn’t tarnish (much like a happy marriage), which makes it perfect for every day wear, so take a look at these wonderful ideas which use gold or a golden theme to […]
12 year anniversary gifts should, traditionally, be made of silk or linen – silk for the luxury of married life, and linen for the comfort that marriage brings. We’ve covered both bases here with a selection of beautiful gifts, from soft linen robes and 100% silk kimonos, to monogrammed handkerchiefs, and scarves which are made […]
Pearls are said to represent the hidden beauty within a marriage which comes from longevity and maturity, but the beauty in these gorgeous gifts is definitely not hidden, and neither should it be! From classic pearl necklaces to delicate ornaments, these 30th anniversary gifts all shimmer with the glow of a happy marriage.
All anniversaries have themes, and traditionally, 26th anniversary gifts should be all about art. How you interpret that is up to you – photo frames, portraits, collages, and even sculptures and caricatures can all come under that umbrella. Whether you have someone make it for you, or have a go at making the gift yourself, […]
Just like a marriage, bronze is made from merging 2 strong elements, and pottery is made from clay which represents the solidity and strength of an 8 year union. Choose a traditional 8 year anniversary gift around either theme and you’ll be giving a gift that will look beautiful and will last throughout the decades […]
The number 13 may be unlucky for some, but not for the couple who is celebrating more than a dozen years of marriage. Traditionally, 13th anniversary gifts are made from, or represent, lace because like marriage, it is made from interwoven aspects. Far from being old fashioned, however, these gifts show that lace comes in […]
Iron and candy are the traditional 6 year anniversary gifts, but did you know why? Well, candy represents the sweetness of a marriage, while iron symbolizes the durability. Whichever trait you want to celebrate, do it in style by choosing one of the gifts from this list, which are all unusual, thoughtful, and long-lasting. Apart […]
To have survived 24 years, a marriage has to be rock solid, which is perhaps one of the reasons why the theme for 24th anniversary gifts is stone! The ideas featured here go to show that, far from being boring, stone is a vibrant medium which can be used in a myriad of ways to […]
Celebrate your mom and dad’s special day in style, because without them, you wouldn’t be here! There are some truly gorgeous ideas around for anniversary gifts for parents, and we think we’ve captured some of the best and most thoughtful and heartfelt presents that will probably bring a tear or two to their eyes (which […]
Some anniversaries have their own precious metals, and others are marked by wood or paper, but the theme for 23rd anniversary gifts is ‘air’, and the sky really is the limit when it comes to choosing gifts to suit. Whether you go for something traditional, or prefer to try your hand at making your own, […]
You don’t have to be married to celebrate being together, so if you’re looking for a suitable anniversary gift for boyfriends, we’ve come up with a collection of hilarious, sarcastic, and some downright inappropriate gifts that will have him ROFL at your warped sense of humor. Tell him you love him without the mush.
If you like to stick to tradition, the theme for a 22nd anniversary gift is water, which offers up a whole plethora of gift ideas for both him and her as the theme is open to interpretation. How about a dinner cruise along the river, or a water fountain outside (or even inside)? Keepsakes, jewelry, […]
7 year anniversary gifts can traditionally be made from copper – representing the strength and longevity of marriage, or wool – symbolizing the warmth and comfort found in a happy union. With double the choice there is a plethora of gorgeous gifts you can give, and we’ve put together the best and most beautiful ones […]
Nobody needs an excuse to buy crystals – they’re stunning to look at, aren’t they? But they are also the traditional 15 year anniversary gift theme, because they represent the clear and sparkling love between a husband and wife; it’s so romantic, and the options are endless. Choose from jewelry, homewares, everlasting flowers, and even […]
After 4 years together a marriage is said to have fully bloomed, which is why fruit and flowers is the traditional theme for 4th anniversary gifts. Whether it’s flowers to put on, something to put them in, or even a harvest of deliciously ripe fruits to share in an intimate celebratory picnic for two, there […]
Representing the strength and resilience of a marriage, steel is the traditional 11 year anniversary gift, and this collection contains some gorgeous ideas which use the metal to surprising effect. Steel jewelry, homemade instruments, gorgeous ornaments for around the home, and even steel champagne flutes have all been included, which just goes to show that […]
Rubies are said to have an eternal flame, symbolizing the passion that still burns after 40 years of marriage. Stick to tradition and choose one of the stunning 40th anniversary gifts in this collection, which either contain rubies or use a ruby theme, to help make it their happiest celebration yet.
When it comes to 9 year anniversary gifts, you have 2 choices if you want to stick to the traditional theme. Willow is strong but flexible, and I think we can all agree that those are two essential qualities in a happy marriage, while pottery is fragile, but, if looked after well, will last a […]