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Last Updated: 16th September, 2020

Anniversary Ideas

Anniversaries are a celebration of yesterday’s memories, the present day’s happiness, and the promises to keep for a subliminal and divine future. Anniversary is the day to realise that what was, still is. A day when you take the vows of creating heaven on earth again. There is no doubt that the best gift you can give your partner is not something material bought from a store, but memories of good times spent together. But what better way to celebrate your anniversary than to gift your partner with something that symbolises the eternal love that you share. Here,we at dgreetings.com have especially for you, ideas of a gifts galore that will go on to make your day extra special.

Surprise your partner by writing a poem or songs in his/her honors and sing or recite it on this day with some musical score at the background to create that extra magic. Propose her soon after you are over with it. This will revive your old memories and make you feel loved. If required you can get prepared by taking some professional lesson in advance

Anniversary Ideas

If you are artistic enough, you can create a portrait or design a special collage of your photographs from the special moments of your life and surprise your partner with this gift on this special day.

create a portrait

Surprise your partner with a special evening at home together with dance music and wine followed by a long drive and finish it off perfectly with a romantic night over the bed.

Surprise your partner with a special evening

You can even plan your day out to a spa or a club and get pampered for the entire day with the special treatment they have to offer.

You can even plan your day out

You can even take a day off and plan the entire day visiting the local spots, buy him/her something special that they were looking forward to for quite a long and eating away some favorite foods from the local eateries throughout the day.


Plan an outing to your nearest tourist hotspot during the weekend. Book in advance and spend some moments together at secluded place with no technological gadgets to disturb you.


Plan a romantic dinner at a restaurant, may be new in the town, where you have never been before. So it will be new experiences altogether at a new place for both o f you.


Plan a picnic or camping out for the day to some nearby place and enjoy fishing, playing some your favorite games and make it interesting with an arrangement of born fire under the starry sky. Do some research beforehand so that you can organize such a venue.

Plan a picnic or camping

If you are busy enough and couldn't take a day off from your work you can even plan out for a drive together at night and share ice-cream, milk shake or cold coffee at a local parlor. Be sure to gift your partner depending on his/her choice.

If you have a large terrace or backyard you can even plan a night out. Arrange for a movie theatre and CD's along with good food and wine to sip and spend the entire night under the starry sky.

There are lots of other ways as well to plan this special day but what counts the most is how strongly you feel for each other and the way you communicate your emotions on this occasion.


How Can I Make My Anniversary Special?

  • Spend this special time together in bed relaxing, chilling out, and taking the time to really talk to each other and enjoy each other's company.
  • Turn your home into a massage parlor. light some scented candles, dim the lights, turn on some relaxing music, and buy some massage oils to pamper your partner pampering gift of spa treatment at home.
  • Have a movie night at home. Pick something you'll both enjoy, perhaps a fun comedy,or romantic movie and chill out together.
  • Go someplace in your city that has a romantic view.Pack your favorite foods and drinks.
  • Go camping together. Enjoy each other's company under the stars.
  • Book a night in a hotel and send an invitation for your partner to meet you there.Get the room beautifully decorated with candles, rose petals and a hot bubble bath for two.
  • Find a local spa that does couples’ treatments like massages or even mani-pedis, and sit back and relax together.
  • Developing a new skill together is a wonderful way to spend time in each other's company.
  • Book yourselves into a class together,try cooking, dancing, or learning a musical instrument?
  • Go on a hot air balloon ride at sunrise, a special wine tasting experience, or a gourmet meal at an exotic restaurant.
  • Send a request to a radio station that you know your partner listens to and ask them to play a special romantic love song for your anniversary.
  • Plan a special weekend away from home as a surprise for your partner, take leave from work, ignore your phone. Enjoy the day by yourselves, simply appreciating each other's company.

Anniversary Gifts By Year

YearTraditionalModern
1PaperClock
2CottonChina
3LeatherCrystal/Glass
4Fruit/FlowersAppliances
5WoodSilverware
6Candy/IronWood
7CopperDesk Set
8BronzeLinens/Lace
9PotteryLeather
10Tin/AluminiumDiamond Jewelry
11SteelFashion Jewelry
12Silk/LinenPearls
13LaceTextile/Furs
14Animal/Animal ItemsGold Jewelry
15CrystalsWatches
16CoffeeTea
17WineSpirits
18AppliancesAppliances
19JadeJade
20ChinaPlatinum
21Fire (theme)Fire (theme)
22Water (theme)Water (theme)
23Air (theme)Air (theme)
24Stone (theme)Stone (theme)
25SilverSilver
26ArtArt
27MusicMusic
28LinensLinens
29ToolsTools
30PearlPearl
31TravelTravel
32BronzeBronze
33IronIron
34FoodFood
35CoralCoral
36AntiquesAntiques
37BooksBooks
38Luck (theme)Luck (theme)
39Laughter (theme)Laughter (theme)
40RubyRuby
41Office DecorDesk Decor
42Clocks or WatchesClocks or Watches
43Entertainment themeEntertainment theme
44Electronics (theme)Electronics (theme)
45SapphireSapphire
46GamesGames
47Garden or PlantsGarden or Plants
48Home Improvement (theme)Home Improvement (theme)
49CopperCopper
50GoldGold
51Photos or CamerasPhotos or Cameras
52Bath or Spa (theme)Bath or Spa (theme)
53PlasticPlastic
54GlassGlass
55EmeraldEmerald
56Day (theme)Day (theme)
57Night (theme)Night (theme)
58Faith and Hope (theme)Faith and Hope (theme)
59Charity (theme)Charity (theme)
60DiamondDiamond

What to Write in an Anniversary Card?

  • Warmest wishes to the wonderful couples we know!
  • Wishing you all the happiness and love in the world and congratulations on your anniversary.
  • Wishing you cheers and much happiness as you celebrate another year of your wonderful journey together.
  • Sending love and good wishes to some of our very favorite people.
  • Today is your day to be in the spotlight…to celebrate all you’ve accomplished together...
    Happy Anniversary!
  • Wishing you another wonderful year of marital bliss together.
    Happy wedding anniversary.