7 DIY Anniversary Gifts You Can Give Your Special One

Anniversary gifts are always difficult to find for the love of your life. The gift has to have a great emotional value and it has to be special. And as the years go by, you have to really rack your brain to come up with something new. Do you know what always works? A DIY anniversary gift.

DIY anniversary gifts
DIY anniversary gifts

It is not only a labour of hard work but also gives a gift a personalised touch. It doesn’t matter what the DIY anniversary gift is because it is sure to bring a smile to your partner’s face. But if you are scrambling for ideas, here are 10 homemade anniversary gifts you can make on your special day

#1. Pop up photo box

: There will be no dearth of pictures taken on your wedding day and you can use that to make a romantic homemade anniversary gift for your significant other.  All you need for this is some scrapbook paper, a wooden box, some ribbons, glue and scissors and some paint. Now to make your DIY anniversary gift, you need to cut the scrapbook paper the size of the box and paste at least 3 square pictures on them. Now make a little hole on the paper and put the ribbon through it. When you open the box and pull the ribbon, all three pictures must come out. And there you have it: A creative homemade anniversary gift.

#2. Photo book:

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and your wedding photos are no different. You look at a picture and thousands of memories and emotions come rushing in. So what better DIY anniversary gift than a photo book? You can also chart the chronology of your relationship with pictures from when you first met, courtship, wedding and life after it. Write little captions for your throwback photos and you have a romantic homemade anniversary gift. 

#3. I love you jar:

There are moments in a relationship that are dear to only the ones in it. For a DIY anniversary gift, make an I love you Jar with all the little things that you have kept as nostalgia during the time you were together. You can wrap them up and ask your partner to guess what it is and why it means so much to both of you.

#4. Message in a bottle:

Planning an anniversary is all about emotions and corny ideas. And if you are looking for a corny DIY anniversary gift for your partner, a message in a bottle is as romantic as it gets. Write an emotional message on a piece of paper and roll it up and put it in a clear bottle. To make it an amazing DIY anniversary gift, put fairy lights in to give it a dreamy effect. 

#5. Love letters:

We all live in a fast paced world where technology reigns supreme. For our anniversary, let’s turn back the clock to a time when lovers only communicated through love letters. As a DIY anniversary gift, plan a series of love letters for a week prior to the special day and pour out your heart through words. It is not only a romantic homemade anniversary gift but also a keepsake. 

#6. Plan a picnic:

There is no better DIY anniversary gift than being able to spend quality time with each other. Throw in a picnic basket to the mix and you can plan an afternoon to remember. If you love the outdoors, you can also plan a small hike somewhere close by. Carry all your favourite food and don’t forget to take a lovely bottle of wine.

#7. Bake a cake:

When your anniversary is knocking at the door and you still haven’t been able to figure out how to surprise your loved one, baking a lovely cake is the perfect last minute DIY anniversary gift. Even if baking and cooking scares you, a step by step YouTube tutorial will make things easier for you. Imagine the surprise on your partner’s face when you present them with their favourite cake with a cute message piped on top and that will be an amazing DIY anniversary gift. 

At the end of the day, the little things matter. Making something by hand for your life partner holds more meaning to them than any expensive gift. It doesn’t matter if it’s sloppy or it isn’t what you thought it would be because it is the thought that counts. But for your gift related queries for any occasion, visit Wedding Wishlist today. 

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