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Traditional Anniversary Gifts

1st Anniversary Paper 14th Anniversary Ivory
2nd Anniversary Cotton 15th Anniversary Crystal
3rd Anniversary Leather 20th Anniversary China
4th Anniversary Fruit/Flowers 25th Anniversary Silver
5th Anniversary Woodenware 30th Anniversary Pearl
6th Anniversary Candy/Iron 35th Anniversary Coral
7th Anniversary Wool/Copper 40th Anniversary Ruby
8th Anniversary Bronze/Pottery 50th Anniversary Gold
9th Anniversary Pottery/Willow 55th Anniversary Emerald
10th Anniversary Tin/Aluminum 60th Anniversary Diamond
11th Anniversary Steel 65th Anniversary Sapphire
12th Anniversary Silk/Linens 70th Anniversary Platinum
13th Anniversary Lace    

Anniversary Gift Tips for Your Spouse

It seems like anniversaries are the most forgotten. How can I remember?
There are many free solutions on the internet that send automatic reminder emails. So, if you're unable to set yourself a reminder in your calendar our computer try signing up for one of these services.

Here are some anniversary gift ideas:

  • Relive your honeymoon - While visiting the same location as your honeymoon would be appropriate, it may be even more special to pick a different location.
  • If you're unsure what to give as a "large" gift, spread out the gift giving and give smaller gifts for several days leading up to your anniversary.
  • Create a twist from the traditional gifts - On the 15th anniversary instead of giving actual crystal, find a getaway with crystal in its name.
  • Think of something you can do and do it together - Go to an event or tourist attraction in a nearby city. There are often times places people have never been that's near their home that other people drive for hours to come see.
  • Help them learn something - Think of something they've always wanted to learn or do. For example, dance lessons, karate, or hot air ballooning.

Anniversary Gift Tips for Other Couples

Is it appropriate or necessary to give an anniversary gift to somebody?
Most couples do not expect or with to deal with gifts for the anniversary. Therefore, a simple card will do for these cases. Often a landmark anniversary party (10th, 25th, 50th) will be thrown in a more gift giving ceremony. There is no need to be lavish with these gifts.

It seems like anniversaries are the most forgotten. How can I remember?
There are many free solutions on the internet that send automatic reminder emails. So, if you're unable to set yourself a reminder in your calendar our computer try signing up for one of these services.

Should I send an anniversary card to the spouse of someone who has passed away?
This probably wouldn't be the best idea. Of course your friend will be thinking of their anniversary, so instead offer to take them out to dinner that day. It will help them feel like the celebrated the occasion without bringing up to many painful memories.

 
 
 
 
Make a romantic occasion even more special for your loved one with a love message. Whether it's for an anniversary, wedding, engagement, valentine's day or just because, say it with a love message.