It's hard to believe, but the first anniversary of your relationship is already upon you. Time flies! If you're looking for a unique and memorable gift to give your partner on this special day, look no further. We've put together a list of 11 thoughtful 1st anniversary gift ideas that are sure to please.
1. Date night card game
If you're looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate your first anniversary, this 'You and I' date night game is a perfect choice to add a spark to your evening. These cards will take you on a journey of exploring what makes you both tick, understanding how each other's brains are wired, sharing a laugh or two and connecting on a deeper level.
2. Customised map print
For a first anniversary gift that's both personal and sentimental, why not give your partner a customised map print? You can choose any location in the world, and the print will be made to order with your chosen coordinates. It's a beautiful way to commemorate your relationship and adventures together!
3. Personalised pottery date night box
If you're looking for a unique and personalised gift, this pottery date night box is the perfect choice. It comes with everything you need for a fun and romantic evening in, including Spotify playlists, premium British clay, modelling tools, step by step video tutorial instructions and that’s not even half of the fun! You’ll also get a chance to take part in a hilarious Guinness world record challenge and use a powerful goal setting activity for building a common vision as a couple.
4. Personalised love story book
Another unique idea is creating a personalised love story book. You can customise the cover, add printed pictures and notes to make it truly one-of-a-kind. Plus, it's a great way to relive all of your favourite memories together and a fun thing to look back on as the years go by.
5. Picture frame
Commemorate your first year together with a beautiful picture frame. Choose a photo that captures a special moment from your relationship, or make a collage featuring pictures of all your favourite memories this year. Add a sweet message to make it extra special.
6. Engraved key ring
This practical gift is also incredibly thoughtful. Have your partner's initials, your anniversary date, or a special message engraved on a key ring. They'll think of you every time they use it!
7. Plan a weekend getaway
If you're looking for a truly unique gift, surprise your partner with a weekend getaway. Is there anywhere they’ve always dreamed of going? Plan everything in advance and pack their bags for them. They'll be thrilled to have a ‘movie scene’ kind of surprise.
8. Home cooked meal
Sometimes the best gifts are the simplest ones. Show your partner how much you care by cooking them a special home cooked meal. Add a personal touch with a handwritten note, a playlist of both of your favourite songs or a bouquet of flowers.
9. Date idea jar
If you want to mix things up in your relationship, these printable date idea cards is a super fun and inexpensive way to get your hearts racing! You can use these to make a your own date night jar or a date night box to be used for years to come.
10. Personalized stationery
Give your partner the gift of beautiful stationery that they can use for years to come. Choose a design that reflects their personal style and have it personalized with their initials or a special message.
11. Their favourite songs and movies poster
Create a custom poster with your partner's favourite song lyrics or movie quotes. They'll love seeing their favourites displayed in a creative way and the effort you’ve put in.
What are your thoughts on these ideas? Let us know in the comments.