Celebrating Your First Married Christmas: Sentimental Card and Gift Ideas

Make your first Christmas married extra special by surprising your other half with a thoughtful card and a sentimental gift


After all the stress of planning your wedding, make sure you take some time after the big day to just appreciate being newlyweds and celebrate the fact that this is the year you got married.

Celebrating your first married Christmas doesn’t have to mean blowing your budget, even small gestures can mean so much. Take a look at some of our favourite ideas right here.

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First Married Christmas Cards

If it’s your first Christmas as a married couple then a sentimental card could be perfect way to mark this special occasion for your new husband or wife.

Santa Hat Mr and Mrs Card - Olivia Morgan

Santa hat Mr and Mrs Card

If you have found the Santa to your Mrs Claus then this cute Santa hat Christmas card by Olivia Morgan is perfect for you. It’s also a great card that you could give to your newly married friends.

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To My Husband - Here’s To Us

First married Christmas card

We love how this cute card from Here’s to Us includes the year you married, along with an adorable and simple festive design. Your new husband will love opening this card on Christmas morning.

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Personalised Husband Bauble Card - Sew Very English

Christmas card for first married Christmas

This monochrome bauble card from Sew Very English can be personalised with your husband’s name and all the words to describe what you love about him. It’s a romantic way to celebrate your very first Christmas as a married couple.

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First Married Christmas Card with Decoration - Martha Brook

Christmas card with decoartion

What’s better than a special Christmas card to celebrate your first married Christmas? One that comes with its very own Christmas decoration of course! We adore this ‘Happy First Married Christmas’ card from Martha Brook which is perfect for giving to your partner or to a couple you know who recently married.

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Personalised First Christmas Card - Martha Brook

First married Christmas card

This gorgeous Christmas card from Martha Brook features boughs of holly and mistletoe - what could be more romantic? We love how this card can be personalised with your married name and the year of your first married Christmas.

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Happy First Christmas as My Husband - Do You Punctuate?

First Christmas as my husband card

We think this is the perfect card to give to your brand new husband - the bold red and green shades make this fun card really festive - designed by Do You Punctuate?

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To My Wife - Paper and Inc

First Christmas as my wife

Paper and Inc have designed an extra special card to celebrate your first married Christmas - this romantic style can be personalised with a map of your choice and the heart on the card is placed where you spend the holidays- cute!

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Personalised Couples First Christmas - The Two Wagtails

First Christmas as a Mr & Mrs

This simple Christmas card from The Two Wagtails can be given to your new spouse or is the perfect choice for a newly married couple. This card comes with a bold red envelope which is perfectly festive!

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First Married Christmas Tree Decorations

Putting up the Christmas tree is such a special time and really kick-starts the festive season. Make putting up your tree even more special and romantic by having a personalised decoration that you can hang year after year.

Wooden Mittens - Aliroo

Mitten Christmas decoration

How adorable are these wooden mitten christmas tree decorations from Aliroo? Have your name and the year of your wedding engraved and then each year when you decorate your Christmas tree you can reminisce about your big day.

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Our First Christmas - Nina Thomas Studio

First married Christmas decoration

This gorgeous keepsake from Nina Thomas Studio is a frosted glass that is etched with the words ‘Our first Christmas married’ along with your name and the year. It’s a beautiful way to celebrate the first festive season as a married couple.

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Hanging Photo Decoration - Sophia Victoria Joy

First married christmas decoration

Make the most of your beautiful wedding photos by turning them into an extra special Christmas tree decoration. This wooden style from Sophia Victoria Joy is beautiful - why not create a photo decoration each year and start your own tradition.

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Christmas Decoration Set - Martha Brook

First Christmas decoartion kit

Why buy Christmas tree decorations when you can make your own! This make your own Christmas tree decoration set from Martha Brook is a perfect gift for your partner or for a recently married couple.

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Personliased Polaroid Bauble - Sophia Victoria Joy

Wedding photo bauble

Make use of your favourite wedding picture by having it encased in a Christmas bauble, it will be a lovely reminder of your special day and this style from Sophia Victoria Joy is stunning.

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First Christmas as Mr and Mr - Just Toppers

Mr and Mr tree decoration

This wooden decoration from Just Toppers is just adorable! Choose little characters that look like the two of you and personalised with your married name and the year of your first married Christmas.

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Mr & Mrs Star Christmas Tree Topper - Twenty Seven

Christmas tree topper

This star from Twenty Seven will take centre stage on your Christmas tree and you can personalise this extra special decoration to celebrate the fact it’s your first Christmas together.

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First Christmas Puzzle Decoration - Create Gift Love

First married Christmas puzzle

If you know that you are just the perfect fit then this personalised jigsaw Christmas tree decoration from Creative Gift Love is just adorable and is a Christmas decoration you will treasure.

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Personalised Glitter Bauble - Twenty Seven

Glitter mr and mrs bauble

You can never have enough glitter at Christmas - especially when it comes to decorating your tree. These pretty glitter baubles from Twenty Seven can be personalised with your married name and the year of your first married Christmas.

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Personalised White Bauble - Oli and Zo

Mrs and Mrs Bauble

This pretty personalised first Christmas bauble from Hope and Willow is so simple and elegant - we think it is a romantic addition to any tree!

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First Married Christmas Gifts

The novelty of being called a husband, a wife or a Mrs feels like it’s never going to wear off. If you love that you can call each other husband or wife now, why not get a fun token gift to celebrate.

Personalised Wedding Cheese Board - Dust and Things

First married Christmas cheeseboard

It’s basically the law that over Christmas you eat plenty of cheese! This personalised wooden cheese board and knife set from Dust and Things not only includes your names and the year of your wedding, it also includes the location you got married.

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Married AF Shirt - The Lakeside Shed

Married AF tshirt

If you are feeling married AF then this t-shirt from The Lakeside Shed is just perfect for you and your other half! It comes in a variety of colours so you can choose one to suit your style.

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First Married Christmas Candle - Olivia Morgan

First married Christmas candle

This pretty personalised Christmas candle from Olivia Morgan is perfect to light on those cosy festive nights in. It’s a great gift idea for a newly married couple or a romantic gift for your partner.

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First Christmas as Mrs - Precious Little Plum

First married Christmas jumper

Make the annual Christmas jumper even more special by giving this beautiful ‘First Christmas as Mrs…’ jumper from Precious Little Plum to your new wife. Available in burgundy or navy, it’s a beautiful gift that can be worn throughout the festive season.

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First Christmas Married Socks - Solesmith

First Christmas married socks

Give the traditional Christmas gift of socks but with a romantic twist - we love these ‘First Christmas Married’ socks from Alphabet Interiors.

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Wifey T-shirt - Zazzle

Wifey tshirt

If you love the idea of a Wifey gift then this t-shirt from Zazzle is the perfect cosy option – team with comfy pyjamas bottoms for the ultimate loungewear.

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Glittering Phone Case - Zazzle

Wifey phone case

Brides that love something glitzy will adore this gold wifey case from Zazzle that creates the illusion of sparkling lights. 

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We hope you enjoy your first married Christmas - if it’s not long until your one year anniversary then don’t miss our ultimate gift guide for the perfect paper anniversary gifts.


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