Do It Yourself Gifts Guide To 8th Wedding Anniversary Gifts
Ideas to Help You Find the Perfect 8th Wedding Anniversary Gifts
Congratulations on eight years of marriage! With the divorce rate at 41-50% (in America), eight years is nothing to sneeze at! When choosing 8th wedding anniversary gifts, be creative and find something that is as special as your relationship has been over the past eight years.
Traditional Anniversary Gift (American): Bronze
Traditional Anniversary Gift (British): Bronze, Pottery
Decide whether the person you are buying for would appreciate a traditional or modern anniversary gift. Be creative and use a loose interpretation of the suggested gifts to find the perfect item for anyone.
Go to a pottery studio and make your spouse a gift, or go together to make something as a couple
Gift certificate for a pottery class
Home decor--vase, bowl, wall plaque
Modern: Linens, Lace
Linen Clothing-pants, shirt, jacket
Home Decor-linen tablecloth, placements, napkins, shower curtain, sheets
Placemats with lace
Linens that have lace on them
Clothing with lace
Things that "lace" up--tennis shoes, dress shoes, bowling shoes, ice skates
Consider giving Clematis (the 8th anniversary flower) instead of, or in addition to, the above gift ideas. Clematis is a climbing shrub that comes in a lot of different colors. The vines have large, cheery blooms...some blooms can be 6" across! Clematis a perennial vine that can grow up to 10' or more. Most varieties only bloom once a year, but there are some re-bloomers. Plant these near a trellis or fence to give your spouse a beautiful surprise!
Still can't decide what to give? Stick with a long-time favorite--jewelry! Tourmaline with the alternate of Tanzanite are the gemstones associated with this anniversary. You can find buy these gems in a necklace, earrings, ring, pin, tie tac/clip, or cuff links.