Everyone loves to celebrate and share gifts whenever they reach a milestone in their relationship. 10 years of marriage is a great occasion to exchange a token of appreciation that represents the road so far and the years to come. It can be a physical reminder of the marriage and the milestone achieved. For some it is a very important event and finding the right gift can be a real headache. To help out a bit here are the top 10 best 10-year anniversary gift ideas for her or for him.
10. Leather Accessories
For men it can be a leather wallet while women might want a purse. High quality accessories like this can last for years before showing signs of wear and tear. It can be a symbolic representation of how the relationship will last many years to come. Many appreciate these kind of gifts as there are stylish and can be used on a daily basis reminding them of the loved one.
9. Photo Album
Everyone loves photos but these days, people own digital cameras and store their favorite moments on their computers. A great gift idea is to have them printed and placed into an album. To make it even better it would be a nice thought to have them ordered chronically.
Jewelry works for both men and women. It might be a more expensive gift but it has its merits. For men, a ring or bracer would work best as for women it can be even a necklace. Regardless of the type of jewelry chosen, it is important to add a personal touch and have in engraved with a special message.
7. A Vacation
It can cost a bit more money but taking a break from work for one week is like a second honey moon. However, it is better to make a small investigation to find out where the loved one want to go before the anniversary. When the celebration day arrives, everything will be set and paid for making it a gift that cannot be refused.
6. Music Collection
It is difficult to remember the music played at the wedding but a better idea would be to buy albums that were released in that year. A collection of 10 CDs should be enough for a rather nostalgic and celebrative gift.
5. Romantic Movies
Spending a night watching a movie is a romantic way to spend time with each other. Not everyone loves spending the evening watching love movies but the ones that do will surely appreciate it. All it takes is some popcorn or a bottle of wine and 2 or 3 movies.
Daffodils are known as the official flowers of the 10th anniversary celebration. It represents happiness and joy in marriage. If the budget is tight, this symbolic gift is much more appropriate than most other options.
3. Gift Certificate
For some it might be difficult to find out what is the best gift to offer. Even if a simple gift certificate does not have a deep symbolism that might be associated with this special moment, it can be considered the safest option when running low on ideas. The loved one will get to buy the gift they wanted or expected which is not such a bad option. This kind of gifts works very well with practical individuals.
2. Homemade Gifts
Even if the budget is very tight, there are still some gifts that can be made by hand. Simple things like a framed love letter or poem tend to leave quite an impression and might even be appreciated more than any other gift. There are plenty ideas for homemade gifts and fortunately, the internet a great source of inspiration.
1. A Romantic Dinner
A dinner reservation is probably the most common gift because it is practical and it can turn into a night to remember. It can be at one of the restaurants that were frequented 10 years ago or someplace fancy and romantic. The ones that want to take it a step further can hire a band to sing a couple of songs that are dear to the loved one. If a restaurant reservation is not an option due to budget constraints, making a romantic dinner at home can be an even better alternative. It might take more time to prepare but it adds a personal touch to this special event.