Our 10th wedding anniversary is just around the corner! We spent the last week planning what gifts we're going to give our friends and family this year. Here's some advice on the perfect gift for the anniversary.
The traditional 10th wedding anniversary gift is a tin, representing how a happy married life should be able to bend and twist without being damaged, and also being adaptable enough to fit all sorts of different things, not just the basics. Try and think outside the box and think of more unusual ways to gift your loved one this year, such as something as unusual as the first two decades of a newly born child. Maybe you could even take him or her to the first Christmas in the winter!
Once you've picked the tin (or tin whistle, if you prefer) it's time to think about other gifts that will be more useful to the recipient. For example, if the anniversary is coming up you could choose an antique coffee mug as the perfect present, especially if it's a commemorative mug. If he or she has a favorite hobby or pastime, try and think of some unique gifts that will show them how much they mean to you and how much you love them.
Other gifts to consider are those that have historical value. An interesting gift idea is a set of antique hunting knives, as they would make great keepsakes and also serve as wonderful gifts during the anniversary. Or perhaps something more unusual like a wooden key that is painted with a picture of the two of you as a couple! The possibilities are endless!
It's also important to remember that sometimes a gift will go over perfectly, but it may not be the perfect gift for the person who really wants it. So don't get too carried away by your excitement over what you're about to give. Instead, go through the list of ideas again, perhaps get a friend to do it for you, or if that's not possible then go for it yourself!
So, now that you've worked out what wedding anniversary gifts you're going to give this year, it's time to start thinking about what the right one is for your special man or woman. !
Some people think that giving your partner a pair of socks is the ideal anniversary gift, while others think it's silly! So if you're wondering how you can choose the perfect gift then here are a few things to think about: Is your partner wearing any jewellery? A lovely pair of cufflinks or a nice necklace with an engraved charm or picture can make for a lovely present.
Are they a sports fan? Then a lovely watch is a great anniversary gift and can really make them feel special if they happen to like something sports related.