Are you coming up to your fifth wedding anniversary? Congratulations on being married for half a decade - it's definitely worth celebrating! To start off the fun and to set the mood just right, we'd begin with finding the perfect gift for your partner. Did you know that the traditional gift for your five year wedding anniversary is something made from wood?
If inspiration doesn't come to you immediately, don't panic! Although this may seem like a tricky theme to work with at first, we've found that wood is totally flexible and there are dozens of amazing wood gift ideas for your fifth wedding anniversary out there.
Don't believe us? We've scoured the web and visited some of our fave shops to find the very best wooden gifts. From cheese boards to picture frames to games and even a watch (yes, you read that right!), you can totally make your fifth wedding anniversary gift your best yet!
So, scroll through the below, click through to order and get ready to receive all the brownie points from your OH!
1. Wooden Photo Frame – £30, Love Lila Photography
This romantic floral photo frame from Love Lila Photography is a perfect gift for your fifth wedding anniversary – why not choose one of your favourite wedding pictures to put in the frame so it's ready to display in your home?
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2. Engraved Oak Coordinates Sign – £43, Winning Works
This oak sign from Winning Works can be engraved with the coordinates of your chosen location - it could be the place you first met, your wedding venue, your first home together or even your honeymoon destination.
3. Wooden Keepsake Box – £29.99, Warner’s End
This wooden keepsake box from Warner’s End is the perfect fifth anniversary gift for your other half. If you want to make this box extra special then why not fill it with cute keepsakes saved from your past five years of marriage?
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4. Personalised Chopping Board – £26, The Rustic Dish
Does your partner love cooking up a storm? Give the master chef in your life a personalised wooden chopping board from The Rustic Dish so they can be reminded of the happy times you’ve shared as they cook your dinner.
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5. Personalised Cheese Board – £17, Dust and Things
Who doesn’t love cheese? Treat your partner to a personalised cheese board from Dust and Things complete with cheese tools. Why not give it to them with a selection of cheeses and a nice red wine and plan a cosy night in?
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6. Lap Tray - £28.99, Amazon
This rustic grey wooden lap tray from Amazon is perfect for lazy Sunday mornings spent in bed. Word of warning, though: if you do buy your other half this tray, they'll definitely expect you to serve them breakfast in bed on it!
7. ‘Our Journey’ Signpost Print – £55, No Ordinary Journey
You’ve been on a journey together, right? So why not symbolise it with a miniature wooden sign post of your relationship from No Ordinary Journey? If you’re being extra fancy, commission a full-sized one for your garden.
8. Personalised Wooden Spoons – £15, Auntie Mims
Do you open the freezer and find tubs of batch cooked stews and soups? If you live with someone who loves to cook and prep, treat them to a personalised wooden spoon from Auntie Mims. It’ll make their dishes taste even better!
9. Wooden Watch – £99.99, Getting Personal
Yes, you can get a watch made from wood. If your partner loves a good watch, treat them to this wooden one from Getting Personal. You could even get a touching message etched on to the back. It’s eco-friendly and comes in a choice of colours.
10. Engraved Wooden I Love You Postcard – £12, No Ordinary Gift Company
If you’ve already got a good gift but it doesn’t match the wooden theme, add this personalised wooden postcard from No Ordinary Gift Company, which comes engraved with a beautiful ‘I love you’ message to keep it on theme.
11. Wooden Bench – £199.99, Amazon
Add to your garden with a lovely wooden bench, like this one from Amazon. Why not personalise it with your names and wedding date so every time you sit outside you’re reminded of your special day?
12. CD Box – £16, Clouds and Currents
We love the idea of giving your partner a retro personalised wooden CD box from Clouds and Currents. Why not print off your wedding song playlist so you can listen to it again and relive all the emotional moments from your wedding?
13. Personalised Ruler – £19.95, Cleancut Wood
We do love a pun here at Hitched so we’re big fans of this personalised wooden ruler from Cleancut Wood that comes with a ‘wood you believe it’ message. It’s the perfect way to mark five years with your other half, if their day to day job or hobby requires a ruler.
14. Topple Tower – £9.95, Rex London
If you love a competitive night in around a good old fashioned game, consider treating your partner to a Jenga-like game such as Topple Tower from Rex London! You could write a message on each brick – if you’re feeling cheeky, why not write down dares and turn it into a drinking game?
15. Bottle Box – £51.96, Sophia Victoria Joy
Buy a bottle of Champagne or fancy wine and present it in this beautiful, personalised wooden wine box from Sophia Victoria Joy. It’s made from oak and is lined with silk.
16. Wooden Flowers – £15, We Are Scamp
Everyone loves receiving flowers, so why not put a twist on it so it works for the tradition and give wooden flowers? You can even personalise these blooms from We Are Scamp.
17. Personalised Wooden Vase – £34.95, Letteroom
Go all out and present your wooden flowers in a wooden vase from Letteroom! We love the rustic feel of this one and the cute engraved heart motif.
18. Personalised Wooden Collar Stiffeners – £26, Maria Allen Boutique
If your husband is a dapper gent, treat him to these personalised wooden collar stiffeners from Maria Allen Boutique. He can wear them every day and keep a treasured gift close to his heart.
19. Mango Wood Heart Bowl - £10, John Lewis
Whatever you serve in this heart-shaped mango wood bowl from John Lewis will be made even more romantic thanks to the link to your fifth wedding anniversary. Put it as pride of place on the table as your fruit bowl or bring it out as a salad server for special occasions.
20. Engraved Garden Swing – £345, The Oak and Rope Company
Add to your garden with this sweet, personalised wooden garden swing from The Oak and Rope Company. It’ll look super cute and if you expand your family your children can play on it too.
21. Plant Crate – £44, The Gluttonous Gardener
If you have a green-fingered other half, treat them to a plant for their collection and present it beautifully in this personalised wooden plant crate from The Gluttonous Gardener. This one comes with mini Mediterranean trees – ideal if you honeymooned in the Med!
22. Wooden Jigsaw Keyring – £11.20, Create Gift Love
Sometimes the smallest gifts are the most treasured. With these wooden jigsaw piece keyrings from Create Gift Love you’ll each have something to keep on your keys that connects you to each other.
23. Wooden Map – £25, Northern Logic
If you and your partner love to travel, why not treat them to this creative wooden map from Northern Logic to mark your fifth wedding anniversary? Choose where you live, where you met or where you got married as the focal point of the map.
24. Wooden Initials – £40, Modo Creative
These wooden initials from Modo Creative will look amazing on your mantelpiece or displayed on your bookshelf. You can even personalise them with a message on the front and back of the ampersand.
Now you’re sorted for your fifth anniversary with a lovely wooden gift, why not browse our guide to wedding anniversaries to prepare for your next one.