11 Thoughtful 1st Anniversary Gift Ideas

11 Thoughtful 1st Anniversary Gift Ideas

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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.

couples cards

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.

pottery box

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!

key ring

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.

date jar

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.

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