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Wedding Anniversary Gifts by year; 60 Years worth of Unique

Have you heard of the wedding anniversary yearly gifts tradition?

This tradition is not new, yet I was shocked to find a lot of people on my instagram hadn’t heard of it. While my brand tends to throw tradition out the window, this is super cute and easy to follow!

Let’s dive into the yearly wedding anniversary gifts below!

Year 14 Wedding Gift Revised

Year 14 is now renamed as an “Elephant” theme due to ivory being highly unethical.

Plus it is funny how bronze is listed twice, but I didn’t make this tradition up!

My marriage year is 2019, so at the time of writing this I am celebrating my “Leather” year!

Read more about the Ivory and Elephants here.

Yearly Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

This tradition is to help think of ideas to use as gifts during your marriage. Here are a few ideas of ways to incorporate this tradition in the years.

Paper – Photo Prints

Cotton – Clothing

Leather – Leather bound photo album

Bronze – Moscow Mules

Wax – Candles, Wax paper, Wax figure museum

Copper – Plumbing

Pottery – Pottery class

Wood – Stain your deck

Coral – Go on a trip somewhere tropical

Porcelain – Redo your bathroom fixtures

Get you to your Gold Wedding Anniversary

This is one of my favorite lines growing up “Get you to your Gold” Meaning your 50th wedding anniversary!

I had heard it from my grandparents, and in movies. One notable scene was from Sex and the City when Charlotte married Harry!

While a lot of people use this also as a vow renewal party to celebrate the big milestone, I believe you can plan a party at any milestone.

Contact Jamie

If you are engaged and ready to work with me as your photographer then get in contact ASAP! I only take on 15 weddings per year, so I can’t wait to hear your plans next.

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