"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be." - Robert Browning
Like all first things in life, the first wedding anniversary celebrating the first year of togetherness between two individuals has a charm to it. True, the marriage may still be in infancy just beginning to take baby steps but that is no reason not to mark the occasion with some lovely gifts for your better half. Traditionally, the gift theme for first wedding anniversary everywhere is something made of paper. So, here are 3 such anniversary gifts that couples will find simply touching.
1. Paper Flowers
Paper flowers are one of the most common gifts on first marriage anniversaries. In fact, they’ve become a default gift idea for couples. They are uplifting and romantic. One advantage of gifting paper flowers is they last for years without withering while fresh flowers don’t. Therefore, they can remind couples everyday of their love. Couples can get as creative and artsy with a bouquet of paper flowers as they can. They can even shape them into the favorite flowers of their spouse. Nowadays, a large number of handcrafted paper flowers are available online, which one can order anytime.
2. Paper Jewelry
After paper flowers, paper jewelry make another unique gift idea for first wedding anniversary. Paper is a versatile material which artists can shape into any type of jewelry. Usually made of paper disks, these jewelry are available in bracelets, finger rings, and pendants in different remarkable designs. To present personalised anniversary gifts, couples can even inscribe marriage vows on such necklaces and make them more precious and memorable. They are colorful, cheerful, and handmade for those special moments in the life of married couples.
Ignite the culinary passion in your spouse with a gift of a handy cookbook containing exotic recipes known to only few people. Cooking is something you gonna do day in, day out, and some exciting recipes from top chefs can add spice to cooking. This gift is something that couples would love to consult from time to time to prepare a good meal for themselves or for the guests. The person who is presenting the gift can even add a little note on the cover page to express love and wishes for their sweetheart. Walk into a local bookstore or order online the latest edition of a good cookbook.
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Couples can exchange anniversary greeting cards along with the above gifts to make it more complete. Like the first date, first kiss, or first prom dance, the first marriage anniversary celebration can be made unforgettable with well-chosen paper gifts. Mark the day well while at the same time wishing for many happy returns of such moments. Happy Anniversary to You!