In fact, why not give them a whole set of chinaware with their initials engraved at the back? That will be a great personalized anniversary gift. Make your own. If you know how to knit or to cross stitch, you can also make your own gifts. One project that you can do is to make matching jackets for the couple or maybe a couple of scarves for the winter season. What better gift to give them than a trip to a foreign land where they can enjoy being together without the distraction of kids in their midst? For their anniversary, why not buy them tickets to some exotic destination where they can relax and just have fun. They can even make the trip their second honeymoon. Know what is appropriate Like any other occasions, there are gifts that are appropriate for a wedding anniversary party. In fact, there are appropriate gift materials for each year that is celebrated. For instance, the theme for a first year anniversary gift is paper. This is why most people would give books on marriage, photo albums made of handmade paper and others like that as gifts to couples celebrating that year. Examples of beautiful gifts that you can create at a lesser cost: - Oil painting or Acrylic painting of a romantic landscape, still life, and relevant artistic style/themes fit for silver anniversary gift - Homemade embroidered bedroom sets like quilts, flat sheets, pillows case sets - Framed Cross-stitched display designs, as wall accent The example of works will be most valued by the celebrants because of the amount of time spent on finishing them. Family members can try doing a variety of things to make this event memorable. 1. The children could collect old photographs and create a slideshow presentation that will be show during the party. This will usually come from albums so the best way to preserve the images will be to put this on CD. 2. The grandchildren can write a poem dedicated to the couple. The gift will not suffer the same fate as other gifts that the receiver cannot use because they already have one. With towels, you just can t have enough. Spoon and Fork Another great symbolic gift item are spoons and fork. Why not give them a whole set with their names or initials monogrammed on each?