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Best Wedding Anniversary Gifts and Ideas

Did you just receive an invitation to a wedding anniversary and you don’t know what is the best gift to buy? Wedding anniversaries are super fun, but truth be told, finding the perfect gift is quite a challenging task. There are many things that you need to take into consideration. Is this a silver or crystal wedding anniversary? If you don’t know the anniversaries by year, you don’t need to worry because I am going to help you out.

Today I will show you my top five favorite wedding anniversary gifts. Not just that, I am also going to explain all anniversary gifts by year. With that being said, let’s jump right into it.

Wedding Anniversaries – Meaning by Years

  • 1ST YEAR: Paper
  • 2ND YEAR: Cotton
  • 3RD YEAR: Leather
  • 4TH YEAR: Fruit & Flowers, or Linen & Silk
  • 5TH YEAR: Wood
  • 6TH YEAR: Iron / Candy
  • 7TH YEAR: Wool/ Copper
  • 9TH YEAR: Pottery
  • 10TH YEAR: Tin/ Aluminum
  • 11TH YEAR: Steel
  • 12TH YEAR: Silk
  • 13TH YEAR: Lace
  • 14TH YEAR: Ivory
  • 15TH YEAR: Crystal
  • 20TH YEAR: China
  • 25TH YEAR: Silver
  • 30TH YEAR: Pearl
  • 35TH YEAR: Coral
  • 40TH YEAR: Ruby
  • 45TH YEAR: Sapphire
  • 50TH YEAR: Gold
  • 55TH YEAR: Emerald
  • 60TH YEAR: Diamond

Top 5 Wedding Anniversary Gifts

#1 Scratch Map

Scratch Map

If there is one gift that everyone is going to love, no matter the age, then it has to be a scratch map. The map is big enough to mount it on a wall in the living room and every time that your friends visit a place, they can mark it on the map.

#2 Bathtub Caddy

Bathtub Caddy

Do the friends who invited you to their wedding anniversary have a big bath? If that is the case, then you can’t go wrong with a bathtub caddy. This is a water-resistant tray that is perfect to have around when you want to relax in the bathtub.

#3 Classy Frame

Classy Frame

One of the best wedding anniversary gifts is a classy frame that the couple can use to frame one of their wedding photos. If you have access to their photos, you can go ahead and print them out. I promise the couple is going to love this thoughtful gift more than anything else that you might want to buy for them.

#4 Photo Strips

wedding anniversary gifts

Since I previously mentioned getting a classy frame as a wedding anniversary gift, I need to continue the list with photo strips. Thanks to social media apps such as Facebook and Instagram, there is a high chance to find the couple’s wedding photos and print them out. This is a gift that will keep on giving. Your friends will have a smile on their faces every time that they look at it.

#5 Dining Room Chairs

Dining Room Chairs

If you want to make sure that the couple who is celebrating the wedding anniversary, then your best bet is to get something practical that they can use around the house. Here is where the dining room chairs come in. You can never have enough of them!

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