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Anniversary Gifts for Her: 60 Thoughtful Ideas

Published date: 22nd April 2022 | Author: Hollie Bond

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Whatever year you’re celebrating, you’ll find an amazing anniversary gift idea that she’ll actually love here.

Personalised heart photo collage, £69

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For your first wedding anniversary, it’s traditional to give a gift made from paper. A modern gift that is really thoughtful is to create a piece of art using pictures from your wedding day. We love this heart-shaped collage that is both special and not too expensive (after all it’s only one year since you paid for a wedding!). Buy here.

Destination print, £25

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Perhaps you’d prefer something without your own face on it, so another romantic option would be to choose a cool print for your house showing the destination of your honeymoon or wedding. Buy here.

Plane tickets, price depends on location

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Feeling flush? If price is no object then how about gifting surprise plane tickets to your loved one for your first anniversary – after all they are made from paper! Search here.

Book subscription, from £39.99F

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Does she always have her head in a book? Then your first anniversary gift is an easy one… a book subscription. With a bespoke subscription she’ll receive a book through the post each month that has been handpicked just for her.

Cotton dressing gown, £49.50

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For your cotton/ second wedding anniversary, you’ll want to get her something useful, but that she also feels chic in. This lovely light dressing gown will fit the bill perfectly and is an ideal gift for anyone celebrating during the summer months. Buy here.

The White Company Savoy bed sheets, from £20

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Treat her to the gift of amazing sleep with some seriously luxurious bed linen for your 2nd wedding anniversary. The White Company are known for their five-star hotel quality sheets and you’ll definitely be in her good books for knowing this! Buy here.

Kate Spade leather purse, £165

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Upgrade her day-to-day accessories with a leather gift for your 3rd anniversary. We love this Kate Spade purse in soft saffiano leather. Every time she goes shopping, she’ll think of you! For an extra special touch you could get it personalised with her initials. Buy here.

Fortnum & Mason marzipan fruits, £27.50

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For your 4th anniversary, you can also gift fruit and flowers. Don’t be too literal about this though as she won’t thank you for a bunch of grapes and supermarket flowers. If she loves sweets how about these tempting marzipan fruits, paired with a bunch of her favourite blooms.

Flower subscription, from £70

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When it comes to flowers, give her something to look forward to in the coming months with a flower subscription.

Floral paperweight, £55

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For something floral that will last longer than fresh flowers, how about this stunning floral paperweight for her desk? Buy here

Wooden jewellery box, £79.50

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The 5th anniversary is all about wood, so get her something inspired like this unique jewellery box so she can store all the extra bling she has from getting married when she’s not wearing it. Buy here.

Essential oils collection, £60

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A slightly more abstract way to give the gift of wood is with this essential oils kit, which contains an extract of rosewood and will encourage her to indulge in some self-care and relax on your special day. Buy here.

A themed afternoon tea, £65pp

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Six years is all about sugar, so steer clear of a boring box of chocolates and treat her sweet tooth to a special occasion like an afternoon tea at a smart London hotel. The Gallery at Sketch is a particularly romantic choice with all the pink interiors and eclectic velvet touches. Buy here.

Recycled wool blanket, £43

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The 7th anniversary year is celebrated with the gift of wool, so encourage your wife to relax and take some time for herself with a gorgeous, soft wool blanket from The Tartan Blanket Company. Buy here.

Aurélie wool jumper, £65

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If you feel confident buying clothes for your other half you could celebrate your 7th anniversary by buying her a chic wool jumper like this classic and timeless choice from Aurélie. Buy here.

John Lewis bronze sculpture, £65

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A piece of art can be the perfect gift for her to treasure as long as you make sure to look around at what her style is beforehand. Bronze is the material to commemorate the 8th anniversary year so this sculpture will be a lovely surprise. Buy here.

Anthropologie ceramic pie dish, £36

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Pottery is the material of choice for the 9th year. If your other half loves cooking, treat them to a beautiful handmade dish like this pretty pie dish from Anthropologie. Buy here.

Le Creuset heart casserole dish, £190

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Or how about this pretty pink heart-shaped Le Creuset casserole dish that is guaranteed to show her how much you love her. Buy here.

Personalised tin mug, £14.75

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Whatever you do, don’t buy your partner a tin of food for your 10th anniversary. If you search hard enough there are some presents made from tin that she will really love. If you love the great outdoors, give her this personalised tin mug. Buy here.

Glamping trip voucher, from £50

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When you’re camping you usually eat out of tins round a camp fire, so take her on a memorable trip to a cute and romantic bolthole for two, where you can enjoy a rustic meal in the great outdoors.

Steel fire pit, £999

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Steel might not sound like the most romantic of anniversary gifts for her, but there are ways to make your 11th anniversary present one that your wife will love forever. This amazing steel fire pit will look incredible in your garden and will be a showstopper at any summer events you host. Buy here.

Silk pyjamas, £480

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Your 12th year together is all about silk according to traditional UK anniversaries, so spoil her rotten with some seriously luxurious silk pyjamas from Olivia von Halle. Buy here. A bit too expensive? Try a silk eye mask instead.

Silk eye mask, £60

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If she has trouble sleeping, give her the gift of a relaxing night’s sleep with a luxurious silk eye mask for your 12th anniversary.

Olivia Burton rose gold lace watch, £99

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Lace can be a little old fashioned so bring the 13th-anniversary gift into the 21st century by giving a lace effect watch from Olivia Burton with a timeless design that she’s sure to love. Buy here.

Elephant tea light holders, £26

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The traditional gift for a 14th wedding anniversary is ivory, which is obviously not something you want to be giving anymore. So a new take on this year is to gift something to do with elephants but that isn’t harmful to them. Try these cute tea light holders for her windowsill. Buy here.

Waterford Love True Love Champagne Flute Set

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Show her how much you really love her with these stunning glasses that would work perfectly for your crystal 15th wedding anniversary. Be sure to provide some delicious champagne with them though to make sure it’s a truly thoughtful gift. Buy here.

Diptyque scented candle, £60

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Anniversary gifts for her don’t have to be completely unique to be special. If she loves scented candles then treat her to a really luxurious one from somewhere like Jo Malone or Diptyque to celebrate your 16th/ wax wedding anniversary. Buy here.

Oliver Bonas bar trolley, £345

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To celebrate 17 years of your married relationship it’s traditional to give each other furniture. Not an easy task! We think anyone would be happy to receive this stunning bar trolley though – just make sure it comes completely stocked up with her favourite tipple. Buy here.

With Love ring dish, £45

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A ring dish can be the perfect way to honour the porcelain (18th) anniversary. She’ll have plenty of rings and trinkets to store in this romantic dish from John Lewis. Buy here.

Bronze Goddess perfume, £60

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It’s bronze again once you reach 19 years of marriage. If you’re in need of inspiration how about looking at this from a different angle with a Bronze Goddess perfume to add to her makeup bag. Your recipient will love being referred to as a goddess! Buy here.

Wedgwood Vera Wang dinner set, £110

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If you’re looking for anniversary gifts for someone who loves to host then upgrading her dinner set for your 20th anniversary will be a truly special gift. Go all out with something delicate that she’ll cherish like this Vera Wang Jardin set. Buy here. To really pull out all the stops with this gift consider getting a caterer in to host a dinner party.

Brass fountain pen, £79.50

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After 21 years together you’re meant to exchange brass gifts. If your partner loves writing diaries or lists, then she’ll treasure this personal present, a brass fountain pen. Buy here.

Mauviel copper pan set, £599

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Any keen cook will know that French copper pans are the creme de la creme of the pan world. But the price of these copper beauties has probably stopped her from buying them before. If you’re feeling generous on your 22nd anniversary why don’t you treat her to a set – it’s the gift that keeps on giving too as you’ll benefit from the delicious meals she whips up in them. Buy here.

Copper trowel fork set, £44.99

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If your partner is more likely to be found in the garden than the kitchen, an excellent copper anniversary gift is this smart trowel and fork set that can be personalised. Buy here.

Silver plated initial necklace, £15

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Your 23rd anniversary is a practice run for the 25th celebration as it’s traditional to give silver plate rather than sold silver. Rise to the occasion with a personalised necklace that she can wear with anything. Buy here.

Silver heart champagne flutes, £99.95

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These gorgeous silver plated champagne glasses might be more her thing though, and are far too nice to be put in the cupboard once your anniversary is over, so will be given pride of place in the house. Buy here.

Opal ring, £656

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After 24 years together it’s been a long time since she said “yes” and you put a diamond sparkler on her finger, so giving her this opal ring as an anniversary gift will be a wonderful surprise. Buy here.

Silver champagne bucket, £79

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Twenty-five years of marriage is quite the occasion to be celebrated. So invite all your friends and family around for a party and give your wife a special silver gift like this luxurious champagne bucket (filled with a bottle of bubbles of course) as a sign of your ongoing affection. Buy here.

Personalised silver bookmark, £90

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If your partner isn’t one for a party and is more of a bookworm, then she’ll adore this silver bookmark from Aspinal that she can use to mark her page each night and that will become a treasured and much-used gift. Buy here.

Photo frame set, £143.68

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After 26 years together the photos around your house could probably do with an update so celebrate the anniversary of pictures by secretly creating a special gallery of all your favourites from the years you’ve been married to her. Buy here.

Pink photo frame, £50

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If that sounds like a lot of work, keep things simple and frame your favourite photo go the two of you in this chic frame. Buy here.

Couple sculpture, £95

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Twenty-seven years calls for a sculpture in the UK and we’re rather taken with this fun one, especially if one of you is a keen cyclist. Buy here.

Orchid house plant, £36.48

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The next anniversary is the orchid anniversary, which marks 28 years. If she’s got green fingers, you could take this literally and buy her a beautiful orchid plant (try here).

Orchid eau de toilette, £59

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If plants aren’t her thing, perhaps interpret this year a little more abstractly with an orchid perfume instead. Buy here.

Love seat, from £1545

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In the UK it’s furniture again once you reach 29 years. This time treat her to a love seat, so you can both snuggle up together watching tv. Buy here.

Tiffany pearl bracelet, £400

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You’ve made it to 30 years and as wedding anniversary gifts go, it’s time to pull out all the stops. This year is symbolised with pearls and it’s best to play it say here with a classic pearl bracelet or necklace. Buy here.

Holiday to a coral island, £POA

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The best way to interpret coral/ 35th wedding anniversary gifts for her is to take her to where she can actually see coral! Splash out on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to somewhere like The Maldives or Australia if you can afford it.

Coral reef inspired earrings, £240

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If a holiday is a tad pricey, how about these gorgeous coral reef earrings that she’s sure to love and will put her in mind of sunnier climes? Buy here.

Ruby earrings, £99.99

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Ruby wedding anniversaries call for some beautiful jewellery and the good news is that these gems range massively in price so you’ll find something to suit every budget. If you’re looking for something on the cheaper end of the scale these ruby earrings will go down a treat.

Ruby necklace, £695

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For something really high end for your 40th anniversary, we recommend this ruby necklace.

Sapphire sundial, £69.95

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A beautiful way to mark your 45th anniversary is with this sapphire sundial, which will look incredible when the sun hits it. Buy here.

Sapphire ring, £4500

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For a more classic sapphire gift, you’ll want to give her some incredible jewellery. Buy here.

Gold toasting flutes, £75

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You’ll want to crack open the bubbly if you reach this incredible milestone and she’ll love to drink out of these stylish gold champagne flutes. Buy here.

Gold locket, £100

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Show her she’s still your world after 50 years with a gorgeous gold locket inscribed with a special message inside or perhaps a picture of the two of you. Buy here.

Golden Age of Travel experience, £680

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Interpret gold in a different way with a romantic trip for two onboard a classic British Pullman. Buy here.

Emerald green handbag, £1195

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If your other half has always lusted after a designer handbag, after 55 years we reckon it’s time to make her dreams come true with this stunning emerald green satchel. Buy here.

Emerald earrings, £195

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You’ll get some major brownie points if you add these stylish earrings to your basket. Buy here.

Diamond wedding rose, £23.99

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Plant a special diamond wedding rose in your garden for her to commemorate this extremely momentous occasion. Buy here.

Crystal necklace, £230

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If your budget doesn’t stretch to diamonds for your 60th, fear not because you can still give her some seriously beautiful bling, like this Swarovski crystal necklace. Buy here.

Diamond watch, £349

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You’ve spent a lot of time together over the last 60 years so a watch encrusted with diamonds is a fitting present. Buy here.

 

I hope these gifts have helped inspire you! Whatever gift you get her, I’m sure she will love it.

HB

Written by

Hollie Bond

Hollie is a lifestyle journalist with over ten years’ experience working in the wedding industry as Lifestyle Editor for You & Your Wedding magazine Also a Regional Editor for Muddy Stilettos, Hollie has written for Square Meal magazine, Family History Monthly, BBC History magazine and Homes & Antiques. In her spare time you can find Hollie in a dance studio practising ballet…

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