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5th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Author: Carrie O’Donnell

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Are you coming up to your 5th wedding anniversary and searching for that perfect gift for your partner? Then we can help!

Traditionally, the 5th wedding anniversary gift is wood and the modern alternative is silverware, so there is plenty to inspire you when finding that perfect anniversary gift. Wood symbolises the strength of your marriage bond. It is durable and long-lasting, indicating a solid relationship.

We’ve put together 20 of our favourite 5th wedding anniversary gifts to help inspire you when choosing the perfect gift for your partner with both the traditional and modern themes.

Traditional Wood Wedding Anniversary Gifts

1. Personalised Wooden ‘Love Is’ Artwork

5th Anniversary gifts artwork

£59.95, Urban Twist

This unique artwork has been crafted using sustainably sourced solid oak and sits between two sheets of glass. The wording is taken from a famous bible reading, ‘Love Is’, which has been used throughout history to celebrate the love between two people, making this a truly romantic 5th anniversary gift for your partner.

2. Personalised Wood Chess Board

5th Anniversary gifts chessboard

£299, Make Me Something Special

This is a great anniversary gift for you both to enjoy on a winters evening, with a nice glass of Gin, cosy next to the fireplace! These are all made by hand using premium wood.

3. Engraved Watch

5th Anniversary gifts watch

£64.99, The Wood Look

This wood engraved watch is a perfect anniversary gift for your other half and will make a modern addition to their work attire!

4. Wooden Vegan Bag

5th Anniversary gifts wooden vegan bag

£35, Wearth

This beautiful bag is made from sustainably sourced mango wood and supports fair trade and ethical practices.

5th Anniversary gifts wooden cufflinks

£22.99, J Fox Cufflinks

These wooden cufflinks are a fantastic 5th anniversary gift for your partner and are lovingly handcrafted using solid wood.

6. Heart Wood Jigsaw Puzzle

5th Anniversary gifts wooden jigsaw

£10.95, Luckies

This is such a sweet and romantic anniversary gift for your partner and can be made even more special with a hand written love note on the back, or perhaps your wedding vows if you wrote them yourself for your special day.

7. Mango Wood Frame

5th Anniversary gifts wood frame

£32.95, Nkuku

Why not treat your partner to a stylish wood frame, handmade using sustainable mango wood. These would look gorgeous with some of your favourite wedding photographs printed or why not get two with one photograph of your wedding day, and one of your family now!

8. Tree of Life Earrings

5th Anniversary gifts wooden earrings

£65, Woodland Treasures

Of course you can never go wrong with jewellery and these earrings are no exception! They are hand carved from rescued ebony as a result of salvaged wood and feature a ‘tree of life’ detail too.

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9. ‘Written in the Stars’ Couple’s Planisphere

5th Anniversary gifts wooden planisphere

£26, No Ordinary Gift

If you’re looking for a beautiful keepsake and also a special 5th anniversary gift then this Planisphere is the one! This one of a kind gift is handmade and engraved with all your important memories on it.

10. Contemporary Sculpture

5th Anniversary gifts wooden sculpture

£60, Rustic House

This contemporary sculpture would suit any home from a country setting to a beach side chalet, and can be kept inside or outside. Made from a solid piece of teak root, this would be an amazing anniversary gift for any art lovers.

11. Large Wood Oak Board

5th Anniversary gifts oak wood board

£40, The White Company

This oak board is a gorgeous anniversary gift for the home and is also heart shaped to symbolise your admiration and affection for your partner!

12. Essential Oil Diffuser

5th Anniversary gifts wood essential oil diffuser

£27.99, The Oil Company

This wooden essential oil diffuser is perfect if you’re looking for something to help your partner relax and create spa experience in your own home. You could also add a cedar wood essential oil with it, to create a beautifully scented haven!

13. Wood Photo Album

5th Anniversary gifts wooden photo album

£235.95, Rustic Engravings

This rustic, handcrafted wooden photo album is a romantic anniversary gift that can be filled with all your favourite images of you and your partners first five years together as a married couple. Your personalised monogram can be laser engraved onto the book to add a personal touch.

14. Custom Song Wall Sculpture

5th Anniversary gifts wooden soundwave sculpture

From £211, Uncommon Goods

If your partner loves music then this is a unique and creative anniversary gift to get them, and can be created using any song, so you could either choose your partners favourite song, or even the first song you danced to as a married couple. Artist Kathleen Mordecai turns the sounds into stunning works of art by cutting pieces of (mostly reclaimed wood) in the exact shape as a sound wave from that special tune.

15. Wood Wine Glasses

5th Anniversary gifts wooden wine glasses

£99.49, Uncommon Goods

These are not only gorgeous, but a great way to toast in your fifth wedding anniversary together, alongside a bottle of your favourite wine…..cheers!

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16. Bee & Bug Home

5th Anniversary gifts bee and bug home

£24.99, Protect The Planet

If you and your partner are keen gardeners then this bee and bug home would be a fantastic anniversary gift. Made using sustainably sourced timber, this creates a beautiful bug home for a range of creepy crawlies!

Modern Silver Wedding Anniversary Gifts

17. Stainless Steel Gin & Tonic Knife

5th Anniversary gifts silver knife

£35, Farrar & Tanner

This gift is a must for any Gin lovers and makes making a Gin & Tonic an experience not to be missed! This stainless steel knife has a bottle opener incorporated into the blade to open the tonic, a serrated edge to slice your lime and a sharp forked tip to easily drop the slices into your glass. It can also be personalised with your own message.

18. Vera Wang with Love Nouveau Silver Treasure Box

5th Anniversary gifts silver treasure box

£46.75, Wedgewood

A beautiful silver treasure box is the perfect anniversary gift for your partner and something that can be treasured for years to come.

19. Personalised Silver Plated Vintage Spoons

5th Anniversary gifts silver spoons

£18, Vintage Candy

Genuine vintage silver-plated dessert spoons that can be personalised with your own message are a unique and personal anniversary gift for your partner, especially if they have a sweet tooth and love puddings!

20. Silverware Caddy

5th Anniversary gifts wooden silverware caddy

£34.09, Krian Gifts

This is a great silverware gift and can be personalised and engraved with your names and wedding date on the front.

We adore all the wedding anniversary gifts above and we hope it’s inspired you and given you some creative ideas for the perfect wedding anniversary gift! Take a look at our gift ideas for your sixth wedding anniversary.


Written by

Carrie O’Donnell

Carrie is a Marketing and Events specialist with over ten years’ experience working in the wedding industry, creating marketing strategies and coordinating events for a range of venues. She is also a professional pianist and plays piano for weddings, private events, in fine dining restaurants, and has played in many luxury venues around the UK. She has a love of…

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