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Ideas For First Year Anniversary Gifts

Aug 18, 2007
Whether you are looking for a first anniversary gift for your partner or friend you will want to find something that is a little different and special to celebrate this milestone.

Traditionally paper is the gift given to those that are celebrating their first year anniversary and this can be sent in many different ways including a newspaper from the year the marriage took place or even a pencil drawing of the couple, this type of unique first anniversary gift will become a lasting keepsake.

Roses are always associated with love and there are many companies that will supply red paper roses which are a grand romantic present that can also be personalized, this type of gift is usually given from husband to wife or wife to husband. The benefit of giving paper roses is that they will remain as a memory of the special occasion and are in keeping with the traditional theme of paper on the first year anniversary.

Because paper is traditionally given for the first anniversary you could also consider a message in a bottle, not only will the message be something personal it will be written on paper which will keep with the tradition for this year of marriage.

If you are looking for a gift for your husband or wife you really want to choose a gift that shows how much you love them and have thought about the gift they are about to receive. Whether the anniversary gift is homemade or purchased from a shop it must be something from the heart to be truly appreciated.

Many people these days, for one reason or another have simple low key weddings which take place in registry offices with only the bride and groom and witness present. If your wedding was this type and you did not celebrate by having a traditional reception it may be an idea to celebrate your first year anniversary by throwing a big party for all of your family and friends that were unable to attend your wedding.

Alternatively you may wish to celebrate such a special anniversary with just you and your loved one. A good idea would be to book a romantic night or even a weekend away together. Make sure if you if you decide to do this that you book well in advance and whilst booking why not try your luck and let the hotel know its your first year anniversary as you never know they may throw in a free bottle of champagne or a bunch of flowers at no extra cost.

Whatever you decide remember that your first year anniversary should be one that you never forget as it signifies the first year of your marriage and the start of a happy and loving relationship with your partner.
About the Author
Allen Jesson writes for several sites that specialize in Anniversary Gifts, Anniversary Poetry and Gifts Of Love
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