First Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas for Your 1st Wedding Anniversary

If you’re looking for the perfect wedding anniversary gift for your first year as a married couple, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up a selection of our favorite unique first wedding anniversary gift ideas for your partner.

Did you know that the traditional wedding anniversary gift for your first year of marriage is paper? We’ve rounded up 10 creative and unique paper anniversary gift ideas for you to surprise your sweetie with on your special day.

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You want your anniversary gift to be something meaningful and special in remembrance of the vows you exchanged on your wedding day. One way to make a gift more memorable is to choose something handmade or custom — that’s why we love sharing gift ideas for your partner from Etsy!

Unique 1st Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Paper Anniversary Gift Ideas

Personalizing your 1st wedding anniversary gifts is easy. Just include details about your wedding day, your relationship, or your personalities into your choice. Consider incorporating your wedding date, your married monogram, your wedding vows, or the lyrics from your first dance song into the gift for a truly personal and meaningful touch. Check out our first wedding anniversary gift picks below from some of our favorite Etsy sellers.

Hand Cut Paper Anniversary Artwork

by MadebyJulene

Get a custom cut piece of paper artwork by an Etsy artist! Include your favorite song lyric, wedding vows, or a meaningful quote. The perfect paper anniversary gift idea!


Custom Wedding Vows Paper Wedding Art

by Originals are Better

Turn your wedding vows into custom works of art in honor of your 1st wedding anniversary. Display them proudly in your home to remind yourselves of the promises you’ve made.


Personalized Vows or Lyric with Birth Star Charts Artwork

by Our Love Was Born

This custom piece of art incorporates the star charts of your birth dates as well as long lyrics or vows for a truly personalized first wedding anniversary gift.


Anniversary Date and Wedding Vows or Lyrics Framed Artwork

by GraceStoneDesigns

Create a custom piece of wall art that incorporates your wedding date and your vows. A creative and meaningful way to commemorate the paper wedding anniversary.


Wedding Date Personalised Hand Folded BookArt Sculpture

by LauraPartyShop

This book art sculpture incorporates your wedding date into the design for a truly unique twist on the paper wedding anniversary gift idea.


Personalized Map Hearts Story Framed Artwork

by LittleBirdDesignsLtd

This personalized map art is a super cute way to celebrate your first wedding anniversary with a paper gift! It contains heart cutouts of meaningful places in your relationship.


Paper Origami Wedding Couple Frame Wall Art Decor

by paintandpapercraft

Turn your wedding day outfits into paper works of art for a unique and creative twist on a paper wedding anniversary gift.


Framed Song lyrics or Wedding Wows Paper Heart Artwork

by OliHarriCreations

Turn your wedding vows or first dance song lyrics into a framed piece of art to celebrate your 1st wedding anniversary.


Custom Made Love Letter Bouquet with Personalized Paper Roses

by AnthologyonMain

Create paper flowers from your wedding vows, song lyrics, or even the pages of a meaningful book to the two of you for a unique 1st wedding anniversary gift.


Hand-Drawn Sketch of You and Your Partner from the Wedding Day

by OliFineArt

Looking for a truly custom 1st anniversary gift idea? Have a hand-drawn portrait sketch created of you and your partner from your wedding day!


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Printed Wedding Photos for Your 1st Wedding Anniversary

If none of these gifts strike your fancy, you can never go wrong with having your wedding photos printed and framed in your home. Photo paper definitely counts, and serves as a simple and perfect gift idea for your 1st wedding anniversary. Hanging your wedding photos in your home is a great way to remember your special day in a place you get to see every day!

Paper Gift Ideas for Your 1st Wedding Anniversary

Get creative and think outside the box: give your spouse a custom printed coupon book filled with “gift” coupons for date nights or chores! Another fun paper gift idea to consider is a pair of printed plane or train tickets for a weekend getaway.

Be sure to come back next month where we’ll be sharing more unique and creative wedding anniversary gift ideas!

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Editor’s note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more pandemic wedding resources here.Β