Celebrating your 1st wedding anniversary ‘your way’ is really special. Find out how.
Your first anniversary is a beautiful milestone in your marriage. It’s a year where you discovered each other in a deeper and more significant way. When adjustments and compromises were made. Celebrate the togetherness by making the day truly special for the two of you.
Gift something special:
Your first wedding anniversary calls for gifting something that will hold sentimental value. It’s not the value of the gift that counts but the love. Good gift choices are a nice photo frame with the picture of both of you, writing a little poem or letter to your spouse sharing how much he or she means to you. You can even go for personalised gifts like a mug with your wedding picture on it. If you have the budget for it, a piece of gold or diamond jewellery would make a good gift.
Dress up specially for your spouse:
There’s always that one dress in your wardrobe that will make your spouse’s eyes light up when you wear it. Take it out on your anniversary and wear it. Spray on your favourite perfume and your spouse won’t take his or her eyes off you.
Plan a weekend trip:
A weekend trip can be romantic and make your marriage feel fresh and renewed once again. A hill station where you can go for romantic walks together in the rain or just enjoy the beauty of nature as you share thoughts is perfect.
Relive the moments of your wedding:
Spend time together recalling your wedding day and the happy moments. Go through your wedding album or watch your wedding video again. You will be surprised at how much more you have learnt about your spouse and their relatives over the past year.
Get a special photoshoot done:
One of the great ways to do it is to list out your favourite places in your city or town and ask a professional photographer to click some nice poses. If you don’t want to hire one, enlist a friend who would be happy to oblige. Go ahead and record some new memories for a lifetime.
Have a green anniversary:
Let our planet share your happiness! Go eco-friendly on your anniversary, wear natural fabrics and eat locally grown food. Plant a tree if you have a garden, else plant a seed in a pot and watch it grow, reminding you of your strong and growing relationship.
Share a romantic dinner:
A dinner by candlelight at a fancy restaurant is a classic option. However, you can also have a nice cosy dinner at home. Cook up a feast of dishes that both of you enjoy and savour the moments of togetherness during the dinner. Don’t forget a special wedding cake or dessert.
Make Something Together:
Creating a tangible reminder of your love can become a tradition that you enjoy year after year, and it doesn’t have to cost much. Some cities and towns have pottery stores where you can create your own plate or mug to celebrate a special day. You can also try your hand at your own crafts, like creating a scrapbook together.