If you are thinking of unique ideas for first wedding anniversary gifts, this task needs dedicated attention and planning on your part. Remember that the spirit of thoughtfulness is the real one that counts! The first anniversary is a very special day for two people who have achieved a one year milestone in a long-lasting journey of married life.
Being together for only 365 days mean that the couple is just starting out. This is the rationale behind the first year’s traditional theme of paper. If the couple is aware of the gift guide, both will not expect an expensive gift. However, as a dear friend, you are not restricted if you want to give precious gifts like jewelries, appliances, mobile phones, furniture, classy perfumes or some things they wish from their wedding registry packed in lovely carton and paper gift wrappers.
Whether you are the celebrant or someone who adores the married couple, finding the perfect gift for this occasion is not an easy thing to do. In pondering over your priority list of ideas for first wedding anniversary gifts, it is worthwhile to consider a gift which can be truly memorable, timeless and cherished for many years. One’s imagination, innovativeness and creativity must come into play to find the ideal first wedding anniversary gift.
Being compliant with the traditional and modern theme of paper and clock for the 1st anniversary celebration of wedding, there are many options depending on your budgeted resources. Recognize that you are setting up a precedent tradition on how to celebrate the next wedding anniversaries. If the yearly tradition is an exchange gift giving during a romantic dinner in your favorite restaurant, you can have a pre-agreed deal who will give the modern or traditional themed gift. Drawing of lots which is fun, exciting and suspenseful can make the choice.
As a paper themed gift, one cute idea is a big personalized framed charcoal painting of the wife, husband or the two of them complete with a special message written on a beautiful clock- shaped card and placed inside a classic envelope. Should you desire, the wedding date and names of the celebrants can be incorporated in hand writing or printed on the painting. If you are giving a modern clock themed gift, how about the idea of a customized, large-sized square clock with a colored picture, painting or caricature of the husband, wife or the couple adorning the whole background space of the clock.
Other bright ideas are “I Love You” personalized brief love letter exchange between husband and wife. This romantic expression of love letter during the annual anniversary gift giving dinner date can also be a yearly tradition to develop a closer relationship and commitment. If your spouse is fond of reading, another brilliant idea is to order a rare or best seller book. Other ideas are plane tickets to a getaway resort for a weekend vacation; tickets to a baseball or basketball championship games, musical concert or to a theatrical Broadway play; designer watches with the engraved names and anniversary date, promo coupon or codes for a whole day of aromatherapy and massage in a first class spa, customized posters of the couple during honeymoon, personalized calendars with couple’s picture and many more challenging gift ideas.
For the husband, how about giving your beloved wife an exclusive dinner date, a nice smelling red envelope with a “I Love You” note together with a substantial amount of shopping money! Undoubtedly, you will feel happy too seeing your partner burst in a big thrilled smile while giving you a big hug because of your wonderful surprise of the evening!
Remember that if you want to come up with fantastic ideas for first wedding anniversary gifts, it is not how expensive or precious the gift is. Your sincere expression of love and affection matters. Believe that it is the spirit of thoughtfulness behind the paper or clock themed gifts that touches the heart!