The first year of marriage is an exciting milestone to celebrate, so finding the perfect present should be too. One of the most traditional gifts for a first anniversary is paper, which symbolizes new beginnings and the fragility of young love. Fortunately, there are so many creative and thoughtful paper anniversary presents out there to choose from.
If the couple in your life are avid travelers, they’ll appreciate this on-theme gift idea that’s sure to spark their wanderlust. It’s a scratch-off world travel map that they can use to mark all the countries they’ve already visited (and inspire them for the ones still on their bucket list). You can even personalize it with their names or a date for an extra special touch.
Papercuts are a beautiful type of art that’s made by cutting and shaping a single sheet of paper or card into delicate designs. They make a lovely 1st anniversary gift for couples because they can include their married name and the date of their wedding day, making them a truly personalized keepsake. You’ll find plenty of gorgeous papercuts to choose from on Etsy and Not on the High Street, including these hand drawn wedding venue illustrations from Little Ivory Weddings, Appleberry Press, Miss Bespoke Papercuts, Till Dawn Dear, and Hannah Blake Art.
Help the newlyweds kick their screen addiction with this helpful 1st anniversary gift that’ll encourage them to spend more time together. The kit comes with a relationship journal and a set of four decks of cards with prompts to promote meaningful, honest conversations. 1st Anniversary Gifts