Celebrating your first year of marriage means reflecting on all the memories you’ve created together from your big day onward. With many first anniversary gift ideas to choose from, finding the perfect gift can be overwhelming. While the traditional gift for the first anniversary is paper, you can choose any gift that would make your loved one smile. You can opt for something you love to do as a couple, such as a board game or supplies for entertaining, or something sweet and sentimental that lets your loved one know you care.
If you’re in need of some inspiration, here are 50 amazing first anniversary gift ideas – whether you’re looking for a first anniversary gift idea for your spouse or a gift perfect for giving to a special couple celebrating their first anniversary, you’re sure to find the perfect gift among these amazing first anniversary gift ideas.
With a precious plush bear and a heart-shaped balloon, this arrangement couldn’t be sweeter. It’s packed with fresh strawberries covered in cake batter-flavored white chocolate and strawberries covered in our signature semisweet chocolate.
Just like you and your spouse, this fruit bouquet with dipped berries is perfectly paired with a box of delectable chocolates. The box of nutty clusters, buttercreams, and chewy caramels comes with a sweet arrangement with pineapple hearts, strawberries dipped in semisweet chocolate, and grapes. It’s a sweet first anniversary gift idea to celebrate your first year together.
Turn your favorite photo into a one-of-a-kind lamp with this fun and unique gift. Made with a beechwood base and plexiglass LEC, you can also personalize the words on the bottom of the lamp.
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Looking for practical first anniversary gift ideas? Make cooking a whole lot easier with this food delivery box. Each box includes easy-to-follow recipes with the high-quality ingredients you need sourced straight from the farm.
This beautiful bouquet is full of peonies of assorted colors. The peony symbolizes romance, prosperity, and a happy marriage — just what a new marriage needs.
Made with 85% cotton and 15% wool in a relaxed fit, these his and hers pajama set is a great first anniversary gift idea that will keep you comfy and cool at night. Both the men’s and women’s pajamas feature a houndstooth pattern, notched collar, side pocket, and contrast piping.
Make sure you never mix up your coffee cups on groggy mornings with these Mr. and Mrs. mugs. They’re hand made in England in a small Victorian town, and each piece is hand painted, hand finished and unique for a one-of-a-kind first anniversary gift idea.
Make your morning wake-ups a whole lot easier with this light therapy alarm clock. It helps you drift off to sleep with a dimming light and relaxing sounds, while a sunrise simulation alarm clock gradually wakes you in the morning.
Woven of 100% Turkish cotton, this robe is one of the softest and plushest robe you can find. You can even personalize it with a monogram on the upper left-side of the robe.
You can print out all of your favorite memories of your first year of marriage and beyond with this photo printer. The photos print out instantly dry, look great for up to 100 years, and are even water resistant.
You can create a one-of-a-kind love story for your spouse by listing all the reasons why you love them. Just create your characters, answer a few questions, and edit the content to fit your relationship.
This is one of the most charming personalized first anniversary gift ideas you’ll find. This custom portrait is drawn to uniquely capture the characteristics of any couple. You can customize the background, color scheme, and banner, and even add in pets if you have them.
Clocks are the “modern” gift theme for a first anniversary, making this sun dial a perfect choice. Engraved along the bottom of the sun dial are the words, “Grow old along with me, The best is yet to be.”
Honor your wedding song with this one-of-a-kind necklace. Your words are inscribed onto silver paper and ensconced in a silver pendant, so your loved one can wear them close to her heart.
Turn your wedding invitation into a wonderful pair of cufflinks. The paper is covered by protective glass so it stays in perfect condition forever.
Featuring blossoming flowers across white marble, this watch stands out among the rest. With a rose gold-plated case and a smooth leather strap in a grey lilac hue, it makes a striking impression on the wrist.
Made with real wood and 3D hearts, this wall art displays a map of the place you met, got engaged, and got married. This is one of those first anniversary gift ideas that you’ll cherish forever!
Your wedding song has such a deep meaning to you as a couple, so why not turn it into a personalized print? This piece looks like a vinyl record and can be customized with your preferred color, names, wedding date, and so much more.
If you and your spouse are looking forward to traveling far and wide, this globe is the perfect pick. It comes with red pushpins to mark your future travels or the ones you’ve already visited, and the base can be personalized with any one to three line message.
This striking pendant is sure to make a big impression on your loved one. It can be personalized with her initial and comes in your choice of a gold, silver, or rose gold finish.
This lazy susan is anything but lazy. It’s made with reclaimed white oak bourbon barrels and can be personalized with a name, wedding date, or other special message stamped on the wood.
This metal crest sign will add a touch of elegance to your decor and makes the perfect centerpiece for any vignette. You can choose the color, from black, brushed steel, copper, aqua, and white.
Give your loved one a little touch of luxury the next time she travels. This passport holder is made made of genuine leather and a satin inner lining and can be monogrammed with up to three letters.
This bucket list book reminds a couple of what’s really important in life. It’s packed with motivational quotes, thoughtful prompts, and a bunch of pre-made bucket lists to inspire you.
Is your spouse destined to write the next great American novel? Made with 192 pages of gilt-edged, pale blue lightweight paper, this notebook will help her organize ideas for her masterpiece.
You and your loved one have been married for 365 days, and it’s cause for celebration. This handmade linen pillow is just the ticket, expressing your undying love for your spouse since day one.
Perfect for the spouse with a green thumb, this watering can is hand pieced and soldered of pure copper. It’s also based on the unique John Haws design for a “watering pot” with perfect balance.
Keep your wedding bands and engagement ring as good as new with this jewelry cleaner. It generates 42,000 Hz of ultrasonic sound waves to create a gentle yet powerful clean that won’t harm your valuables.
Give your loved one an elegant place to organize her keys and loose change. Made from high-quality leather and copper rivets, you’ll add a touch of sophistication to any decor.
Made of glass and decoupage, these constellation coasters are just what you need to ensure you don’t leave marks on your furniture. Each coaster offers a bit of glam with a navy background and celestial accents.
Made of thick textured Mohawk paper, this writing paper set is ready and waiting for all of your correspondence. The set can be personalized with your name, initials, address, and even something fun.
Have your wedding date engraved in Roman numerals on this cuff bracelet. This special piece of jewelry is available in your choice of rose gold, yellow gold, or rhodium-plated finish.
This unique paper cut silhouette frame features a couple in a romantic woodland scene, along with your names and date of marriage at the top. Everything is hand cut to create a stunning framed piece of art that fits perfectly with the first anniversary gift theme of paper.
Crafted of thick, warm fabric, this blanket features an on-trend Southwest-inspired pattern in black, plum, rust-orange, and blue hues. Plus, with the purchase of the blanket, another will be donated to a shelter in need.
This eye-catching vase is completely reversible and unique. Fill the larger space with a bouquet of flowers or turn it over to showcase just one or two blooms in the smaller opening.
Create a photo book of your wedding photos or all the memories you’ve created in your first year of marriage – or both! The premium photo book allows you to create seamless spreads with deluxe layflat pages and an optional leather cover.
Mother of pearls get are said to represent prosperity and growth, perfect for newlyweds. This mother of pearl necklace comes in your choice of sterling silver, gold-plated, or rose gold-plated finish.
This paper sculpture probably wasn’t your first thought for the paper gift theme, but it is sure to make a big impression. The hand-folded origami deer is handmade of iridescent white paper on a handmade wood base and covered with a glass bell.
This beautiful canvas print features your wedding vows recreated along with your favorite wedding photo for a truly one-of-kind piece of art to hang in your home. If you’d prefer, you can also opt for your first dance lyrics or a meaningful poem instead of your vows.
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Get a truly literary gift for your bookish loved one. Each month, your loved one will get a book or two and exclusive goodies with a creative theme that ties everything together.
Featuring a honeycomb design, these towels have more surface area to instantly wick moisture away. They also dry up to 40% faster than regular terry towels in the dryer and dry quickly between uses.
The fiddle-leaf fig tree has recently become the most coveted houseplant around. It features large, violin-shaped leaves that gives it its namesake along with a sleek trunk.
Ready for some post honeymoon travels? This duffel bag is just what you need to pack all of your essentials and with rugged, water-resistant fabrics and durable zippers, it will last through many adventures.
Featuring a skeleton dial, black hands, and black Roman numerals, this pocket watch is sophisticated and elegant. Plus, you can add your own custom personalization to the front and the back to create your own one-of-a-kind piece.
Celebrate your wedding by turning The New York Times front-page story from that day into a 500-piece puzzle. You’ll spend a special afternoon full of leisurely fun putting together the puzzle.
Lugging around heavy books is so passe. This Kindle Paperwhite is the thinnest and lightest one yet, with a glare-free display that reads like real paper even in the sunlight.
This large metal tub is perfect for chilling a bunch of beverages at your next backyard gathering. Made of galvanized, rust-proof metal, it will last for years to come.
Crafted from resin and finished with bronze, this contemporary sculpture symbolizes everlasting love. It sweetly depicts two intertwined figures that form a heart shape.
Sometimes after a year of marriage, conversation can run dry. These conversation starters include thought-provoking questions so you can get to know your loved one on a new and deeper level.
Featuring a his and hers design, these sweet pillowcases show your loved one just how much you care. Made of a super soft cotton and polyester blend, they’re a cozy place to rest your head at the end of another day spent together.
Whether she’s sentimental or practical, you’ll find a first anniversary gift idea on this list your sweetheart will adore. Here’s to many more years of a happy union together.