6 DIY Anniversary Gifts | DIY Formula

6 DIY Anniversary Gifts

The marriage anniversary is one of the remarkable occasions in a couple’s life. It is the best time to refresh the beautiful wedding memories and vows with your loving partner. You can plan some unique DIY anniversary gifts and a delicious anniversary cake to surprise your wife on this memorable day. Here are the best DIY gift ideas to give some unforgettable moments to your partner.

1. DIY Personalized Photo Frames

Everyone has beautiful memories with their loving partners and one of the best DIY anniversary gifts is to simply preserve and display them. The most common approach is to craft a photo frame for your wedding pictures, but you can include any other picture of you two.

You can use wooden structure and her favorite colors to paint the entire frame, then attach your picture inside the photo frame and display it on a wall or nightstand.

Level of Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 1 hour

Materials You Need: 

  • Thin wooden strips
  • Heavy duty stapler
  • Wood stain
  • Eye hooks
  • Hanging wire

You can see how to go through the project step by step in this guide by DesignerTrapped.com.

2. DIY Candle Holders

If your partner is passionate about home decors, you’re in luck as this project is one of the easiest DIY anniversary gift ideas on this list. You only need to select some of your favorite photos together and spend a few minutes crafting the project.

Another thing that’s great about this project is that, no matter the color scheme, the photographs will look bright and beautiful in the candle light. It can be a unique home decor idea to gift your better half on your memorable day.

Level of Difficulty: Very easy

Duration: 5 minutes per piece

Materials You Need:

  • Plain candle holder
  • Tealight candles

3. DIY Photo Cushion Covers

One of the best things about a healthy relationship is the comfort it offers. Being able to curl up next to each other and cuddle after a long day is a godsend. You can make a set of photo cushion covers to further improve your comfy space. Although this is one of the most challenging DIY anniversary gifts on this list, it can also be one of the most meaningful.

Level of Difficulty: Difficult

Duration: 2-4 hours

Materials You Need:

  • Muslin fabric
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron

4. DIY Surprise Birthday Party

If your significant other enjoys surprises and you have an affinity for planning, this might be the best DIY anniversary gift idea on this list. A few things to consider are decorations, food and drinks, guest list, and activities your significant other would enjoy. Are they the type that would go for a barbecue for their 30th birthday, or would a classy dinner fit them better?

Level of Difficulty: Medium – difficult

Duration: hours or even days, depending on complexity

Materials You Need: depends on complexity – check out this guide for more info and ideas!

5. DIY Surprise Birthday Dinner

If you’re at least slightly skilled in the kitchen, an intimate homemade dinner is one of the best DIY anniversary gifts – we’ve added some very helpful recipes below.

Level of Difficulty: Medium – Difficult

Duration: 2-5 hours

Materials You Need: depends on the recipe

6. Handmade Anniversary Card

You can impress your wife on the anniversary with a handmade anniversary card. You can use her favorite colors and patterns to customize the card. If you want to refresh any memorable event of your life, then use the particular photo on the card or any other picture that has meaning for you two.

Level of Difficulty: Medium

Duration: 1 – 3 hours

Materials You Need: see tutorial below

Conclusion

Celebrating your wedding anniversary in a heartfelt way is easier than it sounds, especially since the DIY way adds the personal touch required for the occasion. Our personal favorite is the homemade dinner as it has the personal touch required for such an occasion, although the cushions got us pretty excited, too. What’s your favorite of all these DIY anniversary gifts? Do you have other suggestions for this list?

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