Paper Wedding Anniversary Gifts
For your first wedding anniversary, paper is the material of choice for gifts to signify the first year of your marriage. This is due to newlyweds concentrating their efforts on saving money and scraping by in the early stages of their marriage. Paper can be quite a difficult item to use for a gift but if you use a little creativity and read on I am sure you will find some great ideas to surprise your partner on your first Wedding Anniversary.
Gifts to make for the Occasion
Not much says more to your partner than a gift that you have taken your time to plan out and then create. This is more prevalent in the early stages of your marriage and can only go on to cement the foundations of your marriage further. Below are a few ideas that may come in useful to you at this special time;
1, Put together a CD - I know first hand how effective a love CD can be once presented to your partner. You can use songs from your Wedding, In particular your first dance song and songs that you have shared together through your first year of marriage.
2, Memory photo album - This is a great gift choice to make. You can include photos of your first year together as well as photos from the Wedding, Honey moon or any holidays you have been on together to name but a few ideas.
3, Write a Poem - If you are feeling creative enough then this is a great paper anniversary gift. You can also put down onto paper all those emotions and feelings that you have for your newlywed partner.
4, Origami - If you are really creative and time is plentiful then you could make your partner something out of paper using the Japanese tradition of Origami which simply translates to paper folding. You could make her a cat if that is what she loves or him a football if he is a fan. The list is endless.
There are a number of different options available to you as you can see to make a gift for your paper anniversary. This is a brilliant way to show thoughtfulness and creativity and is also perfect if you are on a tight budget. These gift ideas also go hand in hand with purchased gifts which are covered below.
Gifts to buy for the Occasion
There are limitless gift available to purchase for your paper wedding anniversary. Below lists a few of the best gift ideas to purchase that are available;
1, Personalised Gifts - If you are going to purchase a gift then there is nothing more special than getting one that is personalised. You can get an assortment of items from personalised calendars to alternative paper gifts such as personalised paperweights. Your own unique personalisation makes this the most exclusive gift you can buy.
2, Event Tickets -This is a fantastic option for a paper anniversary gift. There are a number of event tickets available and even vouchers for experience days. What makes this so special is the very fact that the tickets are made of paper which is in keeping with the paper theme.
3, Decorate - Another great gift idea in particular, if you are looking for something unique, is to go out and purchase wallpaper and show off your creativity and thoughtfulness by redecorating. You could try using colours and themes that mean something to both of you.