Fifth Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide: Wooden Gift Ideas

Are you looking for wooden gift ideas for your fifth wedding anniversary? We've got plenty here to inspire you


Are you coming up to your fifth wedding anniversary? You might be interested to know the traditional gift for fifth wedding anniversaries is ‘wood’ so we’ve rounded up some beautiful wooden gift inspiration for your other half.

Photo Frame

Did you get your partner a gorgeous photo of the two of you as a paper gift for your first anniversary? Why not treat them to a wooden photo frame to add to the gift. You can even get one etched with a loving message.

We love this heart shaped frame from M&Co.

Wooden heart shaped frame for a fifth wedding anniversary

Chopping Board

Does your partner love cooking up a storm? Give the master chef in your life a personalised wooden chopping board so they can be reminded of the happy times you’ve shared as they cook your dinner.

Personalised wooden chopping board fifth anniversary wedding gift

If you’re more likely to have a G&T than a home-cooked meal (it happens!), what about this gin and tonic themed chopping board?

Personalised gin and tonic themed chopping board for a wooden gift

A Weekend in the Woods

Stay with us here – why not book a romantic weekend away in a treehouse or camping in the woodlands? Browse our round up of the best woodland wedding venues for inspiration.

A New Bed

After five years of marriage, you might want to give the marital bed a bit of a refresh. You could always go halves with each other and see this as a joint present to yourselves. We love this contemporary looking bed made from white wood, from Fearne Cotton’s collection for Very.

White wooden bedframe

Wooden Radio

Is your other half music mad? This eco-friendly wooden radio from could be the perfect gift for them.

Radio made from wood for a fifth wedding anniversary gift

Cheese Board

Who doesn’t love cheese? Treat your partner to a personalised cheese board complete with cheese tools. Give it to them with a selection of cheeses and a nice red wine and plan a cosy night in.

Personalised wooden cheese board

Heart Plaque

Show your partner how much you love them with this heart shaped plaque from New Look. It’s perfect if you have shabby chic décor in your home!

Wooden heart shaped plaque

Sign Post

You’ve been on a journey together, right? So why not symbolise this with a miniature wooden sign post of your relationship? If you’re being extra fancy commission a full sized one for your garden.

Personalised mini wooden sign post

Wooden Spoons

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. It’ll make their dishes taste even better!

Personalised wooden spoon gift

A Watch

Yes, you can get a watch made from wood. If your partner loves a good watch, treat them to this wooden one from You could even get a touching message etched on to the back. It’s eco-friendly and comes in a choice of colours.

Watch made from wood for a fifth anniversary gift

Love Note

If you’ve already got a good gift but it doesn’t match the wooden theme, add this personalised wooden postcard which comes engraved with a beautiful ‘I love you’ message to keep it on theme.

Personalised wooden post card

Wooden Bench

Add to your garden with a lovely wooden bench, like this one from HomeBase. Why not personalise it with your names and wedding date so every time you sit outside you’re reminded of your special day?

Wooden bench for your garden

CD Box

We love the idea of giving your partner a personalised wooden CD box. Why not print off your wedding song playlist so you can listen to it again and relive all the emotional moments from your wedding.

Wooden cd box with personalised message

Personalised Ruler

We do love a pun here at hitched so we’re big fans of this personalised wooden ruler 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.

Personalised wooden ruler with fifth anniversary message

Topple Tower

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! 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?

Wooden block game

Bottle Box

Buy a bottle of champagne or fancy wine and present it in this beautiful, personalised wooden wine box. It’s made from oak and is lined with silk.

Wooden bottle box with personalised message

Wooden Flowers

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 the blooms.

Wooden flowers for a fifth wedding anniversary

Wooden Vase

Go all out and present your wooden flowers in a wooden vase! We love the rustic feel of this one and the cute engraved heart motif.

Wooden vase with initials engraved in a love heart

Collar Stiffeners

If your husband is a dapper gent, treat him to this personalised wooden collar stiffeners. He can wear them every day and keep a treasured gift close to his heart.

Wooden personalised collar stiffeners

Jewellery Box

Jewellery is always a great wedding anniversary gift, but what about a pretty wooden jewellery box to keep it in? We love this pastel toned stacked box.

Wooden stacked jewellery box

Garden Swing

Add to your garden with this cute, personalised wooden garden swing. It’ll look super cute and if you expand your family your children can play on it too.

Wooden garden swing

Plant Crate

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. This one comes with mini Mediterranean trees – ideal if you honeymooned in the Med!

Wooden plant crate with trees


Sometimes the smallest gifts are the most treasured. With these wooden jigsaw piece keyrings you’ll each have something to keep on your keys that connects you to each other.

WOoden jigsaw puzzle keyring gift

Chest of Drawers

Update a room in your house with these chic drawers – or treat your partner to a vintage style dressing table if you know this is something they’ve always wanted. We love this set from HomeSense.

Vintage style wooden chest of drawers

Wooden Map

If you and your partner love to travel, why not treat them to this creative wooden map 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.

Personalised wooden map gift

Wooden Initials

These wooden initials 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.

Wooden initials

Bird House

Does your partner have a passion for nature? Treat them to a cute bird house to encourage feathered friends to make a home for themselves in your garden. We love this fun Orla Kiely bird house.

Wooden birdhouse with Orla Kiely print

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.


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