Now that you have reached the 20th year marriage anniversary, you have passed another milestone. As a couple, it shows that you have learned to coexist with each other, grow, and mature as a couple. With this anniversary, you should reaffirm that you still love your spouse and that you would do it all over again. Here are 6 ideas for a good 20th anniversary marriage gifts.
1.) Platinum jewelryPlatinum is a very rare metal, known for being strong and durable, as a marriage should be. A ring or a bracelet would be a nice expression of this representation. Platinum jewelry can be expensive but as of right now with all of the Valentine’s Day sales going on, this would be the best time to get it. Www.zales.com and www.kay.com are having sales of up to 70% off or you can stop into one of their local stores. You can also look into Mother’s Day and Father’s Day sales as well. Remember when getting gifts, planning early is always best.
2.) A cream and silver themed date or party
If you want to include your family and friends, throw a cream and silver themed party. Make sure to get items that are included within the cream and silver theme, including wrapping paper for any gifts. For finding decor to go with your party, you can go to www.partysecret.com or www.partycity.com and find all of your cream and silver themed party favors from plates and cups to streamers and banners. You can also go to a local store like Target and or Joan Fabrics. Whatever you do, you have room to play around with the color theme.
3.) China plates
China plates are another good gift. They are linked to this important milestone in a couple’s life. China is very delicate and beautiful, which is a good metaphor of how a relationship can be. Depending on your style, you can find a nice set to either spice or match your existing décor. They can also be purely for show in a nice china cabinet. It will add a special touch to your house, representing your years together.
4.) Day Lily or your spouse’s favorite flower
Another great idea is sending your mate a beautiful floral piece. Flowers are a time tested way to show somebody that you thought about them and that you care. They can also symbolize that you marriage is blooming and going strong. Day lilies are associated with this anniversary but as always, putting your own touch on the gift makes it more heartfelt. Get your spouse’s favorite flower and send it to their job or present it to them at home. You can go to www.FTD.com to order the flowers or to a local florist. They usually have a delivery service with them so explore your options.
5.) Write a poem or a letter
Another great idea is to write a poem or a letter. Writing words from the heart is always a special thing. You can get special paper for the poem or letter. You could use cream paper with a dark silver pen. You can drop it off at their job or set on your bed on your pillows. Another good idea is to get a small diary book and write on every page what you love about your spouse. It will add a nice touch to the moment. It also a good way to let your spouse know that they are always in your thoughts and you made the right decision 20 years ago.
6.) A photo album or scrapbook
You can also make a scrapbook or photo album for your spouse. Get old pictures from their childhood from their parents or family. You can add a special touch by writing little captions under each photo. Another way to add more value to it is to invite good friends over to see the album with you. This will show that you put a lot of time and effort into your gift.
With 20 years of marriage, do things that will solidify that you want to go for 20 more. Keep a camera with you so you can take pictures of whatever you do. Whatever you do, remember to have fun. This is a special night so take the time to enjoy it. This is a guide to 20th year marriage anniversary gift ideas.