On to year 5, where tradition says you should gift your spouse something made of wood. This material is a bit more challenging for female gift picks, but I think I’ve come up with a few ideas that will work for both hubby and wife.

By the way, if you missed any of my traditional Anniversary picks for years 1-4,  you can check out my previous posts here.

Anniversary Gift- Jewelry Box

My favorite ‘wooden’ gift pick is a jewelry or watch box. It’s a personal but practical gift that you’re likely to keep for many years. Make it even more special by hiding a new sparkly piece of jewelry inside. The jewelry boxes pictured here are from Pottery Barn and Red Envelope.

 Anniversary Gift- Wine Rack

Wine Enthusiast has a lot of nice wooden wine racks at a variety of prices. The walnut one pictured is under  $40.

Anniversary Gift- Wood Framed Photographs

Can’t go wrong with a framed family photo! You could also choose a piece of artwork, memorabilia or a letter to be framed.  I love these oak frames from Restoration Hardware.

Anniversary Gift- Billiard Games

Ok, a pool table is a little extravagant, I know… but if you like this gift idea and don’t want to invest too much you could always check Craigslist or eBay for a second hand option. Alternatively, go with a less expensive game like darts or chess.

 Anniversary Gift- Outdoor Furniture

If you’re in need of any kind of furniture for your home, now would be a great time to splurge. If you have a porch or some outdoor space,  though, I love the idea of an outdoor swing, rocking chair or picnic table.



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