If you are thinking of unique ideas for 1st wedding anniversary gifts, this task needs some special attention and planning on your part. Remember that the spirit of consideration is the real one that counts! The first anniversary is a very special day for two people who have achieved a one-year milestone on a lasting journey of married life.
Being together for only 365 days means that the couple is just getting started. This is the rationale behind the traditional freshman paper theme. If the couple knows the gift guide, both of you will not expect an expensive gift. However, as a dear friend, you are not restricted if you want to give precious gifts like jewelry, home appliances, mobile phones, furniture, fancy perfumes or some things you want from your wedding registry packaged in beautiful cardboard and paper gift wrap.
Whether you are the celebrant or if you adore the bride and groom, finding the perfect gift for this occasion is not an easy task. As you ponder your list of priority first wedding anniversary gift ideas, it is worth considering a gift that can be truly memorable, timeless, and cherished for many years to come. One’s imagination, innovation and creativity must come into play to find the ideal gift for the first wedding anniversary.
Adhering to the traditional and modern theme of paper and clock for the celebration of the first wedding anniversary, there are many options depending on the budgeted resources. Recognize that you are establishing a precedent tradition on how to celebrate upcoming wedding anniversaries. If the annual tradition is a trade-in gift during a romantic dinner at your favorite restaurant, you may have a pre-agreed offer that will give you the modern or traditional themed gift. The drawing that is fun, exciting and suspenseful can make the choice.
As a paper-themed gift, a cute idea is a large framed personalized charcoal painting of the wife, husband, or both, complete with a special message written on a beautiful clock-shaped card and placed inside a classic envelope. If desired, the wedding date and the names of the celebrators can be incorporated by hand or printed on the painting. If you’re giving a gift with a modern clock theme, how about the idea of an oversized custom square clock with a color picture, painting, or caricature of the husband, wife, or partner adorning the entire background space of the clock?
Other brilliant ideas are the exchange of short and personalized love letters between husband and wife “I Love You”. This romantic expression of love letter during the annual anniversary gift-giving dinner can also be an annual tradition to develop a closer relationship and commitment. If your spouse likes to read, another brilliant idea is to order a rare book or a best-seller. Other ideas are airline tickets to a getaway resort for a weekend vacation; tickets to a baseball or basketball championship, a musical concert, or a Broadway play; designer watches with engraved names and anniversary date, coupons or promotional codes for a full day of aromatherapy and massages in a first-class spa, personalized posters of the couple during the honeymoon, personalized calendars with the photo of the couple and many more challenging gift ideas.
For the husband, how about giving his beloved wife an exclusive dinner date, a pleasant smelling red envelope with an “I love you” note along with a substantial amount of shopping money? Without a doubt, you will also feel happy to see your partner burst into a big smile of excitement while giving you a big hug for your wonderful surprise of the night.
Remember, if you want to come up with great first wedding anniversary gift ideas, it’s not about how expensive or precious the gift is. Your sincere expression of love and affection is important. Believe it is the spirit of thoughtfulness behind watch or paper themed gifts that touches the heart!