If you're about to hit your 5-year wedding anniversary, congrats! You've officially made it through half a decade with your partner, which definitely calls for a celebration. While married life can sometimes get monotonous, use your anniversary as an opportunity to prove that your marriage with your spouse is far from dull. We rounded up the best 5-year anniversary gifts for him, her, and them that are bound to make this anniversary the most memorable one yet.
Each wedding anniversary has customary traditional and modern gifts. For the 5-year anniversary, couples traditionally gift each other with wood, which symbolizes the strength and durability of their marriage. As a more modern spin, silverware has also been used to honor 5th wedding anniversaries. It sounds old fashioned, but these utensils reflect the many meals you've had together and the closer bond you've formed throughout your marriage.
The traditions continue—sapphire represents the 5-year gemstone, blue and pink are typically associated with 5th anniversaries, and daisies are the traditional flower. You have a lot of anniversary gift inspo, but don't feel tied to the traditional ideas. By this point in your marriage, it's safe to say you know your spouse pretty well, so choose a gift that's as unique and awesome as he or she is for a truly meaningful 5th anniversary.