These Traditional + Modern Wedding Anniversary Gifts by Year will Help You Celebrate Every Milestone

July 30, 2019 | nicole

photo by Karra Leigh Photography

Your wedding may be “The Big Day,” but there it’s also the beginning of so many more milestones to celebrate! We’ve rounded up our favorite traditional and modern wedding anniversary gifts to help you honor your first 10 years of marriage. Feeling stumped by what paper, copper, wood, or aluminum gifts to give your boo? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with presents as special as they are practical for each and every year you’re together.

1st Year

Traditional: Paper

Coloring Books

Wedding Vow Art

Modern: Clock

Wall Clock


2nd Year

Traditional: Cotton


Cotton Robes

Modern: China

China Dining Set

Porcelain Serving Platter

3rd Year

Traditional: Leather

Leather Jackets

Leather Toiletry/Cosmetics Bags

Modern: Crystal/Glass


Glass Decanter

4th Year

Traditional: Fruit/Flowers

Floral Wall Art

Fruit Bowl

Modern: Appliances

Air Fryer

Robot Vacuum

5th Year

Traditional: Wood

Cutting Board

Salad Serving Set

Modern: Silverware


Silver Cheese Knife

6th Year

Traditional: Iron/Candy

Cast Iron Cookware

Spiked Candy

Modern: Wood

Wooden Table

Wooden Rocking Chair

7th Year

Traditional: Copper/Wool

Copper Barware

Wool Blanket

Modern: Desk Set


Desk Organizer

8th Year

Traditional: Bronze/Pottery

Bronze Jewelry

Ceramic Planter

Modern: Linen/Lace

Linen Sheets

Lace Robe

9th Year

Traditional: Pottery/Willow

Ceramic Vase

Rattan Furniture

Modern: Leather

Leather Travel Bags

Leather Boots

10th Year

Traditional: Tin/Aluminum

Apple Watch

Aluminum Luggage

Modern: Diamond Jewelry

Diamond Ring, Necklace, Bracelet, Earrings

Looking for some nontraditional wedding anniversary gifts? Check out our favorite Valentine’s gift ideas that are perfect for newlyweds for more inspiration!

photo by Jessie Schultz Photography

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