Are you looking for an anniversary gift to give that special someone? If you're anything like me, you're not sure what to get. I've been married for 23 years, so I don't think that I've had enough experience to offer you a gift that would actually be appealing. That's why I'm here to help!
There are many ways to go about buying an anniversary present. The most traditional themes for a 4 year anniversary are silk and linen, followed by flowers and fruit in the UK, and electronic appliances in the US. If you're looking for something a little more contemporary, the modern theme is probably best for your needs, giving you more options but still remaining true to the main theme of the occasion. So, how can you find the perfect 4 year anniversary wedding anniversary gift?
The first thing to think about is whether to get a personal item or a traditional gift. Personalized gifts are usually the best choice for a wedding anniversary, as you can ensure that each anniversary gift is unique. A personal item will mean more thought went into your choice, as it'll have a personal touch that no other gift will. In terms of wedding anniversary gifts, I would recommend you get an item that will last a long time, as you won't be using it every passing year. Electronic appliances usually last a long time too, and I would recommend getting one of these as your 4th wedding anniversary gift (after an appliance maintenance period of course). With this in mind, you can easily choose a modern electronic item that will last a long time.
The next thing you need to consider is what you want to get for the wedding anniversary. If the wedding is fast approaching, then you may consider getting an evening out or dinner on a Saturday evening. These can often be quite expensive, so if it's going to be a fast-paced race to beat the New Year then I would recommend trying to fit something in between the two years, in case the cost of the gift is a problem. You can also buy an evening in, but make sure the cost of the stay isn't going to be a problem. After all, you don't want to spend a fortune on a night out at a fancy hotel!
For a more relaxing time, consider getting a spa day or a massage gift every year. These are great for people who are into relaxation or who like to pamper themselves. After all, spending a couple of hours in a relaxing spa is always relaxing! Another great idea for the 4th wedding anniversary gift every year is to buy her a surprise day off from work, or a special treat at one of her favourite restaurants.
Finally, for those that have children, try to get them a gift that they can share. If the parents aren't available to help out, then why not let the kids help out? This is a great way to show the children how much you love them and are there for them, especially if your anniversary is during their school holidays.