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.

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.

Our First Christmas as Husband and Wife 

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.

Santa Hat Mr and Mrs Card

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.

First Christmas as Mr and Mr

Mr and Mr Christmas Card

Add some extra sparkle to your Christmas with this ‘First Christmas as Mr and Mr’ card from The Hummingbird Card Company - it comes in its very own festive red envelope and is blank inside so you can pen your own romantic message.

First Christmas as Mr and Mrs Tree Card

First Christmas married card

This fun Christmas card from Yellow Lemming is just adorable, we think your new spouse would love to receive this festive design as you both decorate your Christmas tree.

First Married Christmas Card with Decoration

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.

First Christmas as Mrs and Mrs

Mrs and Mrs Christmas Card

We are in love with this papercut Christmas card from Paper Stanyon - you can personalise this card with a name and date and you can even choose from 16 gorgeous colours for the metallic backing.

Personalised First Christmas Card

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.

Happy First Christmas as My Husband

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.

To My Wife - First Christmas Married

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!

Personlised Couples First Christmas

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!

On Our First Christmas

First Christmas together card

Sweetpea Sunday have created this gorgeous ‘Our first Christmas’ card which can be personalised with your new married name and your wedding date. It’s the perfect keepsake the remember that special first Christmas as a married couple.

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.

Christmas Decoration Set

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.

Our First Christmas Wooden Decoration

First Christmas wooden tree decoration

If your Christmas tree has a rustic vibe then this beautiful personalised decoration from The Willow Workshop is just perfect and you can hang it on your tree in the years to come.

Personliased Polaroid Bauble

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.

First Christmas as Mr and Mr

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.

Mr & Mrs Star Christmas Tree Topper

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.

First Christmas Puzzle Decoration

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.

Personlised Glitter Bauble

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.

Personliased White Bauble

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!

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.

First Christmas as Mrs

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.

First Christmas Married Socks

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.

Personlised Christmas Plate

First married Christmas plate

We think this is the perfect plate to use as you enjoy your Christmas dinner! This cute design from Ellie Ellie is just adorable and you can bring this plate out every year at Christmas.

First Married Christmas Candle

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.

Wifey T-shirt

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.

Glittering Phone Case

Wifey phone case

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

Festive Mr and Mrs Mugs

Mr and Mrs Christmas Mugs

These Mr and Mrs mugs from the PJ Bar are super cute and ideal for enjoying a festive hot chocolate (or a mug of mulled cider!).

Married AF T-Shirt

Married AF tshirts

If you are feeling married AF then this t-shirt from Up to Our Eyes in Fabric is just perfect for you and your other half!

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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