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It’s hard to believe that it’s been eight whole years since you said “I do"— the memories feel like yesterday. However, when you begin to think about everything you’ve experienced as a couple since you walked down the aisle—the good times, and the challenging—you'll feel overwhelmed with gratitude and pride that you have reached such an amazing milestone. It’s time to celebrate your love!
If you like to go the traditional route for your 8th anniversary, you’ll want to look for bronze and pottery pieces. Bronze is made from two combined metals (copper and tin) and represents strength and beauty. Pottery is symbolic of your marriage as well—clay is a natural substance that is hand-molded into a beautiful, functional art piece. The modern 8th-anniversary gifts are linen and lace, which represent durability and intricate craftsmanship—just as the two of you have been woven together in marriage.
Whether you think your spouse would prefer the traditional or modern gift ideas, we have you covered with the best gifts to celebrate your 8th anniversary.
Mark and Graham Mini Playing Cards
This adorable mini playing card set comes with two faux-leather bronze boxes (one for each deck) that can be personalized with a monogram. Use them for your favorite card games, then keep them on your coffee table as a decor accent when not in use.
Ginger Ray Letter Pegboard with Bronze Letters and Numbers
There's no better way to spell out “Happy Anniversary” than on this modern pegboard. Not only are pegboards the new chalkboards when it comes to decor, but they’re useful accessories for displaying everything from menus to holiday tidings.
54Kibo Mutapo Pottery Hwange Serving Platter
The mesmerizing design on this platter was inspired by traditional African baskets. Handcrafted in Zimbabwe out of porcelain and other local materials, the artisan carefully etches each piece with precision and artistry—it's a truly one-of-kind gift that a special anniversary is worthy of.
Mason Cash Cane Mixing Bowls
If your spouse likes to spend their time in the kitchen whipping up tasty baked goods, these gorgeous mixing bowls are a must-have gift. Crafted by a classic British pottery company that has been around since the 1800s, these cupboard essentials come in a variety of pretty colors and will be sure to last for years.
Hannah Martin Handmade Travel Tumblers
For a coffee-loving spouse that’s always on the go, these unique tumblers are eco-friendly and one-of-a-kind due to their glazed dip finish. Although they're handmade, the tumblers are both microwave and dishwasher safe, which is a huge plus.
Vumbaca White Ceramic Raw Clay Monogram Ceramic Ring Dish
If your partner is into the popular hygge design trend (aka cozy home), they’ll absolutely love the simple, minimalist design of this ring dish. The stamped monogram flanked by the teeniest pale pink heart makes it the perfect way to say “I love you” in style.
Donovan Design Linens Monogram Linen Napkin
Linen napkins are a must-have item for any hostess—they elevate any tablescape decor in a major way. These exquisite linen napkins offer a variety of thread colors for the classic monogram and different fabric textile options (we highly recommend going with the hemstitched style!).
Dot and Army Organic Lavender Linen Sachets
Nothing cues relaxation vibes better than the soothing scent of lavender. Place in a clothing drawer, or hang on a doorknob for a natural herbal aroma that will last for up to two years.