The traditional 5 year anniversary gift is wood, symbolizing forgiveness, wisdom and long lasting strength. It's believed that from the 5th year of married marriage, the couples have already started to grow together, similar to that of an old tree, prepared them for an everlasting marital relationship. If you're wondering what to give your spouse or significant other for this occasion, I would recommend that you start with your spouse's interests and hobbies. For example, if your spouse loves hunting, you might want to buy him or her a hunting license. If he or she loves to play poker, you can give him or her a poker chip set.
Another great idea would be to build your own log home. If you decide to purchase a log home kit, you should make sure that it comes with a plan on how to build it, as well as a materials list. This will help you save time in looking for the best wood to use, as well as the right tools to make the construction a success.
An excellent option would be to give your partner or spouse a 5 year anniversary gift that speaks of your love. This could be done by purchasing a wooden anniversary plaque, which is engraved with a date, along with two engraved words – one saying “5 Years”, and one saying “Marry”. This is a very thoughtful present, as well as a beautiful way to show your love for the person you are marrying into, so that they know just how much their life will change after the big day arrives. It will not only provide you with a great conversation piece, but it will also increase the value of the house you purchase.
Another great gift idea would be to give your wife or husband a whiskey gift set. One would consist of an American whiskey, an Irish whiskey, and a Blended Scotch. All of these have their own respective characteristics and are perfect for enjoying with friends and family, after the wedding. Whichever whiskey you choose, be sure to include a corkscrew, as well as a bottle opener. Also, make sure that the corkscrew has a leather wrapped handle, so that it is protected from the weather.
You can find a large range of wooden gifts at many online retailers. Some of the more popular items would be a traditional American five year anniversary gift set, as well as a traditional Irish five year anniversary gift set. Both sets would include a cedar plank floor lamp, a traditionally designed salt and pepper shaker, an acrylic pitcher and serving tray, and a wood cutting board. Other traditional gifts for the five year period might include heart shaped crystal paper weights, a beautiful traditional carved silver flute, and an exquisite carved glass champagne holder.
It may be difficult to buy a traditional three-year-old girl's birthday gifts set, but there are still some options available. A traditional jewelry set would be a great option, or you could buy her a gold watch. Most kids love anything to do with jewelry and will absolutely love a gold watch. Cufflinks are also a good idea for the five year period and would look fantastic on her wrist.