When looking for a first year gift you want to ask yourself, do I want to use the "duct tape process" and accomplish just as much as necessary to hold it? Or do I feel like grabbing a handful of nails and a large hammer and really fix it right! Paper is the "customary 1st year anniversary gift" and there’s just not a lot of romantic gifts out there created with paper. But a romantic present is what you want, particularly for a first wedding anniversary, and there is absolutely something incredibly romantic about using the traditional anniversary list as a guide for each year. Luckily, there are a couple of exceptionally romantic paper gifts for the one year wedding anniversary. 1. Gorgeous handcrafted paper roses, even the paper is handmade. 2. A “Message in a Bottle”, a customer favorite for women and men, and appropriately so. This is almost certainly one of the most romantic and coolest paper gift ideas I have come across. 3.An attractive framed print of the couple’s 1st names with their meaning and origins, Couples First Name Meaning Print.
As a wedded couples bond matures into the 5th year it will strengthen like wood, and identical to a mature oak tree has the good judgment not to be too inflexible & to bend and give a little in turbulent weather. So it’s not really a surprise that for a 5 year gift, wood is the traditional representation. What would better show the strengthening bond of your connection than a beautiful handcrafted wood gift?