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25th Anniversary Gift Ideas

25th Anniversary Gift Ideas

Ah, your silver anniversary! Congratulations on making it that far! Now that the hard part's out of the way, all you need to do is come up with 25th anniversary gift ideas.

Gifts for your spouse

Your 25th wedding anniversary is your silver anniversary, which means that you're supposed to exchange gifts that are silver. The most oblivious silver gift would be a piece of jewelry including a watch, necklace, bracelet or ring. You can get a piece of jewelry that has a stone on it, but you're not technically obligated to do this. Traditional 25th wedding anniversary gifts also include anything that has to do with an iris. Wedding anniversaries are marked by substances as well as by a flower and the iris represents a couple's 25th wedding anniversary. To incorporate the iris into your anniversary, buy some iris bulbs and plant them in the yard for your spouse.

When you reach a milestone like your 25th anniversary, it might be a good idea to get out of town. After all, you've deserved it! Agree to get joint 25th wedding anniversary gifts and go to a bed and breakfast for a weekend. This type of trip isn't too expensive if you go to one that's within a four hour drive. If you want to go all out, get on a plane and seek out a greater, more exotic anniversary. Your 25th wedding anniversary is a good time to take a trip back to the place that you had your honeymoon. If you never had a honeymoon, take this opportunity to go to the one place you've always wanted to go.

Gifts for the couple

You may not even be married when have to celebrate your first 25th wedding anniversary, especially if you have older family members and friends. So, what should you get a couple for their 25th wedding anniversary? Do you have to get them something? If you know the couple well, it's a really nice gesture to send them a little gift or a card, but you don't technically have to do anything. But, if they've invited you to a party celebrating their anniversary, you better arrive with your 25th wedding anniversary gift ideas wrapped up and ready to go.

In sticking with the silver theme, get the couple a really nice silver picture frame. Have their names and their wedding or their anniversary date etched on the piece. You can also put together a collage or a scrapbook corroborating their years together. One picture of each year that they've been together is a nice compilation. This is something that you should only do if you have access to several pictures involving the couple. Memorable 25th anniversary gift ideas area always a safe bet.

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