If you’re approaching your fourth wedding anniversary and aren’t sure what to get as a present then look no further, as we’ve done the hard work for you and have compiled the ultimate gift guide.
The traditional gifts for the fourth year of marriage are flowers and fruit, however more modern gift ideas include linen, appliances and accessories with blue topaz gemstones.
Whichever tradition you choose to go for, read on for a range of fourth anniversary gift ideas that they’ll adore.
Fruit and Flower Gifts
If you have chosen to go with the old tradition, then take a look at some of our favourite fruit and flower inspired anniversary gifts.
Name a Rose – gettingpersonal.co.uk
Flowers are traditionally given as a fourth wedding anniversary gift to represent how much your relationship has blossomed. This amazing gift from gettingpersonal.co.uk lets you go one step further and actually name a rose, which will then be officially registered and you’ll receive a pack of seeds to grow your very own gorgeous roses. Name it after your other half or something that has meaning to you both.
Personalised Linen Print – Delightful Living
This personalised linen print from Delightful Living has the traditional fourth anniversary theme of flowers teamed with the modern alternative of linen. Personalise this print with some romantic words, your names and your wedding date for a romantic gift your other half will love.
Grow Your Own Raspberry Jam – Not On The High Street
The gift of fruit represents how much your marriage has grown and developed by the fourth year, similar to the way that fruit ripens. If you plan to give your partner a present with a fruity twist, take a look at Not On The High Street’s raspberry jam kit. You’ll get easy-to-grow raspberry canes and a recipe for a delicious jam, so you can enjoy the fruits of your fruit for months to come – it’s a beautiful sentiment that keeps on giving.
A Bouquet of Flowers – Marks and Spencer
You can never go wrong with a gorgeous bunch of flowers to make your partner smile, and what better excuse than a fourth wedding anniversary – you’re basically obliged to buy some flowers! Check out Marks and Spencer’s gorgeous range of anniversary flowers.
Flowers and Bubbles Gift Set – Appleyard London
What’s better than getting a bouquet of flowers? Getting a luxurious and romantic bottle of bubbles too. This gift set from Appleyard London (who deliver nationwide) is the perfect fourth wedding anniversary gift. The scented lily and rose bouquet comes with a bottle of Corte Alta Prosecco.
The Passion Flower Gift – The Gluttonous Gardener
Striking and exotic, this beautiful passion flower would make a lovely gift for someone who is garden-proud. Available from The Gluttonous Gardener at Not On The High Street, this unusual looking mauve and white climber is a great alternative if your partner is not so keen on roses. It grows happily outside without much attention so is ideal if you sometimes forget to water…
Fruit and Chocolate – Hotel Chocolat
If your other half has a sweet tooth, they’ll be delighted with Hotel Chocolat’s tin of chocolate coated mango. If they’re only a fan of fruit when it’s in dessert form, then they also have the most delicious raspberry ripple ice cream bombes, which would make a very tasty gift – even if they don’t last very long!
Orchid Champagne Bucket – Amara
If you’ve set aside a big budget for your fourth anniversary, consider treating your other half to this beautiful and ornate orchid champagne bucket from Amara. It’s ideal if you plan to pop open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate your special occasion.
Scented Candle – Yankee Candle
If the home you share has to be filled with the loveliest scents, a Yankee Candle is sure to go down a treat. Their smaller tealights are ideal for candle wedding favours and smaller gifts, but it’s the larger candle jars that would make the sweetest anniversary present. With an extensive range of scents such as ‘Mango Peach Salsa’ and ‘Fresh Cut Roses’, the fruit and flower gift traditions are well and truly covered.
Personalised Sunflower Kit – BEEcycle
Sunflowers symbolise love, adoration and joy, so what could be a better gift for your fourth wedding anniversary than this personalised grow your own sunflower kit from BEEcycle? It would make an especially sweet sentiment if your big day included sunflower wedding bouquets.
Floral Satin Kimono – Donna Crain
This exquisite satin kimono is the perfect anniversary gift for your partner, especially accompanied by breakfast in bed. It comes in three colours – pink, white and mint – and can be personalised with you loved one’s name on the front. If you both love lounging around at the weekend or spending time together cooking up a big brunch, this is a beautiful thing to be able to put on time and time again.
French Connection Fruit Swim Shorts – ASOS
ASOS has a huge selection of floral and fruity printed ties, shirts, and underwear you could buy the man in your life. We love these French Connection swim shorts with a stylish pomegranate print all over them. If you’ve got a holiday coming up – or you’re surprising them with a trip away! – these are the perfect anniversary pressie.
Large Hanging Fruit Basket – Charest Studios
For a gift that is both stylish and practical, this hanging wire fruit bowl from Charest Studios on Etsy is a great option with its geometric, modern design. It would make a great addition to a home filled with contemporary, metallic decor. Consider it the new centrepiece of your kitchen.
Fruit Print – Green Lily Productions
You certainly can’t go wrong with a romantic quote print, but if this is not really your style then this fun print from Green Lily Productions at Not On The High Street would make a fantastic fruit inspired gift! Guests won’t be able to take their eyes off this joyfully fruity print once they clock it on your wall.
Floral Bath Bombs – Quintessentially English
Surprise your love with some candles, a glass of wine and a hot bubble bath filled with these fizzy flower bath bombs from Quintessentially English. This lovely little gift is packaged in a pretty box and the sweet-smelling bombs are decorated with variety of pressed flowers too.
Fruity Coffee Subscription – Letter Box Hamper
This coffee lovers’ three month subscription from Letter Box Hamper at Not On The High Street is a modern nod to the traditional gift of fruit. If your partner is a caffeine addict, they’ll adore these fruity blends, which come straight through your letter box with a personalised note each month. It also comes with chocolate and shortbread for that extra special touch.
Bouquet of Faux Roses in Pink Vase – Abigail Bryans Designs
Choose a gorgeous bouquet that will last a lifetime by gifting your other half with this rose and peony faux bouquet from Abigail Bryans Designs. The pale pink pot is a beautiful finishing touch and you will definitely be honouring the traditional four year anniversary gift of flowers.
Macrame Plant Hanger – Koala Loves Tree
This cotton plant hanger from Koala Loves Tree is the perfect gift for the green fingered one in your life. If you want to earn some extra brownie points then fill it with your loved one’s favourite flower.
Gold Pineapple Statue – Amara
Whether your big day had a tropical wedding theme or you’re both just crazy about pineapple décor, this stylish gold pineapple from Amara would make the most beautiful gift for your shared home. It’s a modern spin on the traditional fourth wedding anniversary fruit gift and is available in gold, silver, white and black.
Personalised Birthflower Bracelet – Bloom Boutique
Floral-inspired jewellery is beautiful, and Pandora and Ernest Jones have a fantastic selection. We’ve got a soft spot for these birthflower bracelets from Not On The High Street. It comes with a unique flower charm for the month of your partner’s birth, set with a piece of their birthstone. For example, May is a lily with an emerald birthstone, and July, larkspur with ruby. Real flowers won’t last forever – but these stunning pieces will.
Floral Wash Bag – Oliver Bonas
This pretty wash bag from Oliver Bonas with a vibrant floral design that spells out love would be a wonderful gift idea for a fourth anniversary – especially if your partner’s allergic to real flowers! It would make the perfect gift for someone who enjoys the prettier things in life.
Lemon Keyring – Old English Co.
For a small but meaningful gift for your fourth year of marriage, why not chose this pop art-style lemon keyring? We love the fun, bright design. You could even get two and have matching ones. You’ll be extra careful never to lose your keys again.
Pineapple Shot Glasses – Red Berry Apple
If you and your other half love a good party, then these pineapple shot glasses from Not On The High Street would make a fun anniversary gift to spice up your next get together. Made from glass with a tropi-cool finish, these luxe glasses also double up as a unique décor item.
Mirror Fruit Bowl – Amara
This mirrored fruit bowl from Amara would make a wonderful gift if your other half always has their five a day. Although, if neither of you are particularly keen on fruit, this metal bowl would still make a stunning decorative item for your home.
Linen, Topaz and Appliance Gifts
If you want to go against tradition and choose a contemporary style of gift for your fourth wedding anniversary, consider one of these unique present ideas. Appliances and linen gifts are commonly given nowadays to celebrate the fourth year of marriage, whilst blue topaz is the gemstone that represents this anniversary.
Coffee Machine – John Lewis
Appliances are a modern gift choice for the fourth wedding anniversary – which will sound especially appealing to couples who don’t like fruit or flowers! This Nespresso machine is from John Lewis and comes in a stylish range of colours.
Dishwasher – AO.com
Ok, so it’s not the most glamorous anniversary gift, but a dishwasher can really transform your life! Just think of all the romantic dinners you can enjoy together without the dread of all the washing up you will face at the end of it. AO have a huge range and offer free delivery.
Personalised Cushions – Bubbles and Bubblez
These alphabet cushions from Bubbles and Bubblez at Not On The High Street will give your home that unique touch and we adore the vibrant colours.
Topaz Necklace – Goldsmiths
Blue topaz is the gemstone that represents the fourth anniversary of marriage, so this gorgeous necklace from Goldsmiths would make the perfect gift for the woman in your life.
Topaz Earrings – Goldsmiths
Another dreamy blue topaz gift is this stunning earring set from Goldsmiths. They’ll positively sparkle in the light and can be worn day or night. It’s okay, we won’t judge if you drop hints like crazy to your other half.
Now you’ve got your fourth wedding anniversary gifts sorted, get super organised and start planning your next one with our fifth wedding anniversary gift guide.