Wedding Anniversaries

First Wedding Anniversary

 

1st Wedding Anniversary Traditional Gift: Paper
1st Wedding Anniversary Modern Gift: Clock
1st Wedding Anniversary Flower: Pansy
1st Wedding Anniversary Gemstone: Gold Jewelry, Pearl, or Peridot
1st Wedding Anniversary Color: Papyrus Yellow

 

First Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

 

You can let your creative juices flow when deciding how to encorporate some romantic tradition into your first wedding anniversary. Perhaps you could get a gift in a traditional colour, buy jewellry with a traditional gemstone, organise a surprise bouquet of traditional flowers, or go with a traditional or modern gift.

Here are some traditional gift ideas, based on the first wedding anniversary theme of paper, to get your ideas flowing.

1. Buy tickets to your spouse’s favourite theatre, musical, or sporting event.

2. Get a gift voucher for your spouse’s favourite store.

3. Purchase a book about one of your spouse’s passions.

4. Write a love letter or a poem, and have it professionally designed and printed.

5. Buy a painting.

6. Choose a frame for a favourite wedding or post-wedding photo of both of you.

7. Look through speciality stationary and gift stores for a unique diary or journal.

8. Buy a special photo album and document your first year together.

9. Get a gift un-related to paper, and leave clues written on paper around your home to it’s secret location.

10. Write a voucher for a special occasion, such as dinner at a nice restaurant, a movie, a massage etc.

 

Wedding Anniversary Traditional and Modern Gifts

 

Wedding Anniversary

Traditional Gift

Modern Gift

Traditional Flower

Traditional Gemstone

Traditional Colour

1st Anniversary
Paper
Clock
Pansy
Peridot
Papyrus Yellow
2nd Anniversary
Cotton
China
Cosmos
Red Garnet
Linen White
3rd Anniversary
Leather
Crystal Glass
Fuchsia
Jade
Fawn
5th Anniversary
Wood
Silverware
Daisy
Pink Tourmaline
Turquoise
6th Anniversary
Candy / Iron
Wood
Calla Lily
Turquoise
White
7th Anniversary
Wool / Copper
Desk sets
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Yellow Saphire
Off white
8th Annivesary
Bronze / Pottery
Linen / Lace
Clematis
Tanzanite
Bronze
9th Annivesary
Willow / Pottery
Leather
Poppy
Amethyst
Terracotta
10th Annivesary
Tin /Aluminium
Diamond Jewellry
Daffodil
Blue Saphire
Silver
11th Annivesary
Steel
FashionJewellry
Morning Glory
Citrine
Turquoise
12th Anniversary
Silk / Linen
Pearls
Peony
Opal
Oytster White
13th Anniversary
Lace
Textiles / Fur
Hollyhock
Moonstone
White
14th Anniversary
Ivory
Gold Jewellry
Dhalia
Agate
Ivory
15th Anniversary
Crystal
Watches
Rose
Rhodolite
Ruby Red
20th Annivesary
China
Platinum
Day Lily
Yellow Diamond
Emerald Green
25th Annivesary
Silver
Silver
Iris
Tsavorite
Silver
30th Anniversary
Pearl
Diamond
Sweet Pea
Pearl
Green
40th Anniversary
Ruby
Ruby
Nasturtium
Cat’s Eye
Ruby Red
50th Anniversary
Gold
Gold
Violet
Imperial Topaz
Gold