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 now 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.
Gold Pineapple – 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.
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.
Apple Tree – Not on the Highstreet
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 Highstreet’s apple tree – it’s a beautiful sentiment that keeps on giving.
Scented Candle – Yankee Candle
If the home you share has to be filled with the loveliest scents, then a gift from 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 ‘flowers in the sun’ and ‘passion fruit martini’, the fruit and flower gift traditions are well and truly covered.
Floral Inspired Jewellery – Pandora
If you’re leaving ‘subtle’ hints for fourth wedding anniversary gifts, we definitely recommend leaving this part of the page open. This range of floral inspired jewellery from Pandora is exquisitely made and would certainly tick the flower tradition box. Real flowers won’t last forever – but these stunning pieces will.
Orchid – Amara
Forget any tacky preconceptions about fake flowers – this synthetic orchid and bamboo plant from Amara is beautifully realistic and would make a wonderful fourth anniversary gift. It’s a must if big and bright bunches of flowers aren’t your partner’s thing.
Sunflowers - BEEcycle
Sunflowers symbolise love, adoration and joy, so what could be a better gift for your fourth wedding anniversary than this grow your own sunflower kit from BEEcycle? It would make an especially sweet sentiment if your big day included sunflower wedding bouquets.
Fruit Rack – Iamia
For a gift that is both stylish and practical, this wire fruit bowl from Iamia is a great option with its curved, modern design. It would make a great addition to a home filled with contemporary, metallic decor.
Fruit Print – Green Lily Productions
You certainly can’t go wrong with a romantic quote, but if this is not really your style then this fun print from Green Lily Productions at Not on the Highstreet would make a fantastic fruit inspired gift! Guests won’t be able to take their eyes off this joyfully fruity smile once they clock it on your wall.
Floral Wash Bag - Dotcomgiftshop
This pretty wash bag from Dotcomgiftshop has the prettiest floral design that would be a wonderful gift idea for a fourth anniversary – especially if they’re allergic to real flowers! It would make the perfect gift for someone who enjoys all things vintage themed.
Flower Keyring – Amara
This sophisticated flower keyring from Amara would make a small but meaningful gift for your fourth year of marriage. Why not even get two so that you can have matching keyrings? You’ll be extra careful never to lose your keys again.
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 seeing as it's tradition! Check out Marks and Spencer’s gorgeous range of anniversary flowers - some of them also come with wine and champagne (just saying!).
Roses and Champagne – gettingpersonal.co.uk
There are fewer things more luxurious and romantic than a bottle of champagne – add a romantic red rose and you’ve got the perfect fourth wedding anniversary gift. This gift set from gettingpersonal.co.uk comes in a luxe, satin lined box and the champagne comes with a personalised bottle label too.
Clematis Plant – Giftaplant
This beautiful clematis plant would make a lovely gift for someone who is garden-proud. Available from Giftaplant at Not on the Highstreet, this unusual looking purple flower is a great alternative if your partner is not so keen on roses.
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 strawberry ripple ice cream bombes would make a delicious gift – even if they don’t last very long!
Pineapple Shot Glasses - Amara
If you and your other half love a good party, then these pineapple shot glasses from Amara would make a fun anniversary gift to spice up your next get together. Made from brass with a beautiful gold finish, these luxe glasses also double up as a unique décor item.
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.
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.
Fruit Coffee Gift Set – Perkulatte
This fruit coffee gift set from Perkulatte at Not on the Highstreet is a modern nod to the traditional gift of fruit. If a simple coffee is too plain for your loved one, then they’ll love this gift set which will shake up their morning brew.
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’. Actually, even if neither of you are particularly keen on fruit, this metal bowl would still make a stunning decorative item for your home.
Floral Frame – Marks & Spencer
This gorgeous rose frame is from Marks and Spencer and would make the most exquisite gift to hold a memory from your four years of marriage together. You’ll most like have a picture (or several) from your wedding day up in the house somewhere, so why not put in a more recent photo to highlight how much your marriage has blossomed?
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 Highstreet 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.