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Personalised Gifts For Your First Wedding Anniversary

10th February 2021

Whether you’re buying for the happy couple or your significant other, make their first year wedding anniversary gift one they won’t forget. Begin with the traditional yearly anniversary themes to get inspiration, of which the first year gift theme is Paper. The meaning behind paper for a first wedding anniversary is beautiful – it’s said to represent a blank page and the start of a couples’ story together.

At CEWE, we know a thing or two about paper! We’re here to help you combine this traditional theme with modern gift ideas, perfect for creating a meaningful and heartfelt personalised gift for a first year anniversary. Read on for our favourite tips and inspiration for first year wedding anniversary gift ideas.

First Year Anniversary Gift Ideas For Him

Looking into the traditional anniversary themes of each year is a great place to start for gathering anniversary gift inspiration. Personalisation always goes down a treat, so we’ve put together our top paper-inspired first year anniversary gift ideas to give to the man in your life.

Personalised Word Canvas

Bring a personal touch to his favourite room in the house with a perfect reminder of your special day on Canvas. A paper-inspired gift, create your own personalised canvas wall art featuring your favourite wedding photos or design your own word canvas that will instantly take him back to that significant moment with you. If you exchanged your own personalised vows, have yours printed onto canvas to reminisce on your commitment and love for one another – a beautiful keepsake to enjoy for years to come.

Wedding themed canvas print with floral decorations and names and wedding date

Poster Prints

Reflect on your first year as a married couple with a collection of Poster Prints. Whether you welcomed new life, settled into a new home or simply just enjoyed your first year of married life together, select his favourite photos from across the year and have them professionally printed as impressive posters on high-quality photographic paper. A wonderful way to bring character into the home, he is sure to appreciate the thought behind this personalised first year anniversary gift.

square and small rectangle photo posters of family moments placed in living room

First Year Anniversary Gift Ideas For Her

Celebrate your first year with these thoughtful paper-themed anniversary gifts for her. For maximum impact, personalise your anniversary gifts with cherished memories, meaningful messages or cute inside jokes for a gift she is bound to fall in love with (and keep forever!).

Heart-Shaped Photo Magnets

Leave a constant reminder of your love for her with these cute Heart-shaped Photo Magnets. Although not strictly following the paper theme, these magnets are the perfect accompaniment to any anniversary gift. Ideal for brightening up any metal surface around the house, including the fridge, we can guarantee your wife will be smitten every time she sees them. Adorn with your favourite memories in photos, along with loving messages to remind her of your love. A great gift idea for Valentine’s Day, as well as your first year wedding anniversary, these magnets are a sweet token of your love.

personalised heart shaped magnets with patterns, text and photos added.

Celebrate with a CEWE PHOTOBOOK

Follow the first anniversary paper theme in true style with a special CEWE PHOTOBOOK – the perfect anniversary gift for her. Collate your most treasured moments from your first year of married life into this truly personal gift, that will make a lovely keepsake next to your wedding photo album. Choose from our range of six high-quality paper types, including our premium photographic paper that is set to impress. For an extra special finishing touch, complete her anniversary photo book with an elegant Linen or Leather cover that she will want to have on display at all times! Go the extra mile with metallic Highlights and love-inspired Clipart for a stunning first anniversary gift she will love.

square photo album with full page wedding image and quote from Dr. Seuss

First Year Anniversary Gift Ideas For Them

Are you looking for a first anniversary gift for your daughter and son-in-law or vice versa? Regardless of who you’re buying for, their first year wedding anniversary is an occasion worth celebrating! Read on for our top paper-inspired anniversary gift ideas for the happy couple.

Photo Calendar To Last The Year

Bring their love to life in a personalised Photo Calendar. Not only will it make a perfect gift for their first paper-themed wedding anniversary, it will also last the whole year ahead too! Fill a personalised calendar with their favourite wedding photos or impressive shots they’ve shared online to create a stunning first anniversary gift. They’ll get to enjoy twelve months of their most happiest moments together, and be reminded of your thoughtful gift throughout the year. Choose from our range of stylish design templates in our free Creator Software for a kind-hearted anniversary gift created in minutes.

Portrait A2 photo calendar with gold highlighted text used as wall decor in a dining room setting.

Framed Print

Add personality and character into their home with a stunning Framed Print. Commemorate their special day with a favourite wedding photo for a beautiful first wedding anniversary gift they’ll be proud to display on their wall. Choose from our range of quality paper types, perfectly following the paper-inspired theme for this anniversary gift. It’s a lovely gesture that expresses how much they mean to you, plus will show your love for them in a truly unique way.

photo of bride with wedding guest framed and hung as hallway wall art.

First Anniversary Date Ideas

Make your first anniversary celebration special with a cute, yet thoughtful, date together. If the weather is nice, we love the idea of creating your own personalised picnic in the park, featuring your own special Photo Stickers and Menu Cards to bring the paper-inspired theme to life. If you are indoors, set up a romantic ambience with fairy lights and candles, bringing your shared memories into your home in the form of Retro Prints. You can treasure your prints forever once the anniversary celebrations end too! The added effort with these small paper-inspired touches will not go unnoticed – the perfect way to make your first wedding anniversary celebration unforgettable.

personalised photo stickers and menu card used to create a personalised picnic.

Happy Anniversary!

We hope that you’ve found plenty of inspiration from our first year wedding anniversary gift ideas. Get creative and design your own paper-themed anniversary gifts with CEWE – the perfect way to show your love after one whole year of married life. Share your love story with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Congratulations from us all at CEWE!