(Closed) First Anniversary Gift Suggestions

posted 4 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
Member
577 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@Brideonabudgetlauren:  I’m going the traditional route and getting him something paper. I thought about giving him a newspaper – maybe a back print issue from the day and city we got married in, and one from the city we are taking our anniversary trip in. I ended up changing my mind, but it is still a fun idea!

 I decided on having a custom drawing done from a photograph of our ceremony spot at the wedding venue. I’m going to put it in a cute frame and think it will be a really awesome thing to have for years to come! We can always display it and move it around to different areas of the house as a reminder if the vows we made. 

Some other ideas if you go the paper route:

tickets to a sporting event or concert.

homemade coupon book 

print of your first dance photo, matted on the lyrics of the song

gift certificate for a couples massage 

origami

a nice journal, if he is a writer 

handwritten letters – one to open each month 

a jar filled with little folded papers, each with a different date idea on it

something to repurpose wedding cards you got – a little cutout collage or shadowbox

Photo book or scrapbook of your first year together

Post # 5
Member
577 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@Brideonabudgetlauren:  I found an etsy vendor to do the drawing – I am so excited to see it! 

I know what you are talking about, those things are so cool! You can tell I have been thinking about this a lot lately haha, that is why all these ideas are fresh in my mind.

The topic ‘First Anniversary Gift Suggestions’ is closed to new replies.

Get our weekly roundup of the best of Weddingbee.
I agree to receive emails from the site. I can withdraw my consent at any time by unsubscribing.

Find Amazing Vendors