So lately I have found myself having to buy presents for engagements, new babies and wedding gifts and now Wedding Anniversaries are coming up. This got me thinking as it is the first I have had to think about what gifts you buy married friends. Did you know there’s traditions for presents for each wedding anniversary? Wedding Anniversaries coming up? Here are some lovely gift ideas while keeping to the traditions…
The 1st Wedding Anniversary
It symbolizes the strength in paper that comes from the interlaced connection of the paper’s individual threads.
Gift Idea - Letter writing set from Etsy
2nd Wedding Anniversary
As a material, cotton is both durable and versatile. These are both important qualities in a successful marriage. Cotton has also been known as a symbol of great prosperity.
Gift Idea – Egyptian Cotton Towels from John Lewis
3rd Wedding Anniversary
As a material, leather is durable, warm, strong, flexible, and has a sense of resiliency to it.These are qualities that help marriages continue to thrive.
4th Wedding Anniversary
Representing the blossoming partnership of a couple in their fourth year of marriage, flowers are appropriate and meaningful gifts for this anniversary.
Gift Idea – Bouquet of flowers from Mud Urban Flowers
5th Wedding Anniversary
Wood, representing strength and a solidified relationship.
Gift Idea – Personalised wooden cheese board from Not on the Highstreet