Finding the perfect 1st anniversary gifts for him is not an easy task. Luckily, tradition gives you a little bit of direction. The best 1st anniversary gifts for him are made of paper, and symbolize the “blank page” of your life together, waiting to be written.
It’s a great tradition, but you might be wondering how to apply it to your marriage. What paper gift should you get him? There are a lot of options for you to pick from, but here are some of our favorites.
Paper Gifts for Him
This is a simple, elegant gift for a simple, elegant man. If he’s the kind of person who is constantly sending out notes and jotting things down, then this is absolutely the perfect gift for him. Although stationary is seen as a bit old-fashioned, it does have a certain charm that the digital age simply can’t hope to reach. And having it monogrammed adds an element of class to it.
We absolutely love how gorgeous map prints look up on walls. It immediately evokes a sense of adventure and whimsy that is so important to chase both as individuals and as a couple! If you’re the adventurous couple, the type who are always planning their next vacations, this is the perfect gift to get him. Imagine marking off spots as you visit them together, one by one. This print embodies the idea of a first-anniversary gift as a promise. It conjures up the image of you two traveling the world together for many years to come. We think that this print can be very romantic if travel is the sort of thing your husband is into!
Photo Desk Blotter
Busy professionals sometimes have a hard time keeping their dates straight. If this sounds anything like your husband, then a photo desk blotter can be the perfect gift for him. It will let him keep all of his appointments in order. Best of all, you can personalize it with photos of you together, so that he’ll be able to remember you along with all of those important dates! Seeing those fond memories will surely make him smile, even on the busiest of days. And if your husband could stand to be a bit more organized, this is the perfect gift for him!
Were any of these gifts influential in your anniversary gift decision? We’re glad! Now that you’ve found the perfect gift. It’s time to reflect on everything that’s happened in the past year.
What have you learned? What challenges have you faced together? Are you two still going strong? As the years pass, you guys will continue to grow and change together. But how you handle your first year together will definitely set the tone for the rest of your lives. Take some time to reflect on it! And as your first anniversary rolls around, don’t forget to celebrate getting this far together.