Its your first wedding anniversary - congratulations! The first
anniversary gifts can be a bit hard to think of, so we have listed some
ideas to help get you started. They say (whoever they are!) the first
year is the hardest, so look forward to improved sailing ahead!
ideas for celebrating your first anniversary.
By putting a bit of thought into it, you don't
have to give expensive gifts to express your love and feelings. Your
love is the best gift of all. It is costless, it will be appreciated.
Nothing material can replace love!
1st Wedding Anniversary Symbols
Gemstone: Fresh water pearls
Read about other visitors ideas, tips and stories here 1st Anniversary Gifts and Celebrations, you can even share yours.
Maybe you could start off a tradition early on in
you marriage to follow the materials associated with your wedding
anniversary year. Enjoy the first anniversary gift suggestions.
First Anniversary Gifts
Ideas from Wedding Anniversary Symbols
Tickets to something, a sports
game, concert, play or movie
A subscription to a favorite
mag or news paper
A first edition book or comic
Love coupons - use your
Non-Fiction book on something
that interests your mate
Photo of somewhere romantic to
you, honeymoon spot, where you met - and get it framed
Scrapbook - do it yourself or
get it done professionally
Gift Vouchers (appropriate to
give to a couple, not each other!)
Board Game - Settlers of Catan
instruments - engraved pen
Holiday accommodation gift
More Paper Anniversary Gift Ideas
Modern First Anniversary Gift: Clock
Cheap and homemade clocks
Sports watch - for those who
A nice watch
Clocks with precious gemstones
Diamond decorated clocks
Opening clock, one side a
Gifts with clocks included -
calculators or organizers
There is a really great online store that I found that specializes in watches. Click to check out a funky men's watch at
(link opens in a new window). They have so many different watches and they stock all the well known brands. Great spot to find that perfect anniversary watch!
And there's more ideas for Clock first year anniversary gifts.
Wedding Anniversary Flower: Pansy
Pansy is a small delicate flower, fitting to represent 1 year of marriage.
You could give a pansy themed present, or maybe even a pot plant with pansies in it.
These days, life is made easy! You don't even have to leave the house to order flowers.
International fresh flower delivery by local florists
right to your front doorstep. What could be easier, tick - first wedding anniversary flowers sent!
Gemstone: Fresh Water Pearls
Fresh water pearls are a very pretty gemstone. A great gift would be a pair of pretty pearl earrings.
Pearls really are timeless elegance - maybe a gift of a beautiful freshwater pearl necklace.
Consider buying your fresh water pearls online. This
would make a perfect first wedding anniversary gift. Remember to take note of the actual dimensions of any jewelry purchased online, as they can sometimes look bigger.
Super jeweler is definitely the pick for beautiful pearl jewelry - click here to visit super jeweler.
If pearls (as classic as they are!) are a bit old fashioned for you, try some stunning silver jewelry. I liked
of silver earrings with amethyst and diamonds. they are from JewelBasket who have a huge range of jewelry - and offer competitive pricing too (bonus!).
Click to visit JewelBasket and check out their range of silver jewelry!
If you are still wondering what to get your wife check out our anniversary gifts for her page. And for your husband we have the anniversary gifts for him page.
1st Wedding Anniversary - How to Celebrate
The first wedding anniversary is traditionally celebrated by just the
couple. No matter what your circumstances are, there is no reason to
overlook this day. There are many ways you could celebrate, whether you
will be staying home, having a bit of a getaway or having a picnic by
What you do for your 1st wedding anniversary could start off traditions for your following wedding anniversaries. Make sure you do something special that you will both remember.
For our first anniversary we stayed beside the lake in Paradise (well not quite Paradise, Kinloch not far away from Paradise!). We had a camp-fire down by the lake and had a great bottle of red wine that had been given to us for our wedding. I still think of it fondly as a special memory!