If you’re looking for a unique wood anniversary gift idea this year, and especially if you’ll be celebrating your fifth year of marriage, you should consider having a handcrafted wood anniversary gift perfect for him made just for the occasion. Wood is the traditional gift for a fifth anniversary, and gift ideas in this medium are limited only by your imagination including calendars, bird feeders, games and mazes, signs, stools, furniture and so much more. Here are just a few items that you might consider having made for the man in your life this year.
Gift a personalized sign
A sign is a great handcrafted wood gift idea for almost any gift recipient. This type of gift can be personalized based on the unique interests, hobbies, or characteristics of your honey. Browse the internet for some creative sign ideas and find a talented woodsmith near you to bring your ideas to life just in time for the big day.
Wood anniversary gift: clock or watch
The modern gift suggestion for a first anniversary is a clock. You can interpret that suggestion even more loosely and consider that a watch is also a clock. Whichever you choose, both can be fashioned in wood and either are sure to delight your man for your first anniversary, fifth anniversary, or any after.
Wood anniversary gift: cutting board or serving platter
If your man loves to spend time in the kitchen creating gastronomical masterpieces, consider having a handcrafted wood cutting board or serving platter made just for him. You might consider combining a few different woods together to create a different color dynamic or pattern. You could also keep a living edge on the wood to create a unique finish that your husband is sure to love.
Gift a keepsake box
Find a talented wood artisan to create a unique keepsake box for your husband’s anniversary gift this year. What he keeps in his box will be limited only by the size you have made. A woodsmith is likely to have plenty of creative ideas to make your keepsake box one in a million.