5 Thoughtful Anniversary Gifts For Your Best Friend

By Julie •  Updated: 08/06/21 •  5 min read

Marital bliss and years of togetherness is a special celebration. When it is for someone as close to you as your best friend, the occasion becomes all the more important.

From being your go-to person to always making you laugh, a best friend will have a special place in your heart and on their anniversary, they deserve nothing but the best.

Seeing someone close to you celebrate years of togetherness is happiness on a different level. With the incredible wedding cards and gifts that you must have given them, why should their anniversary present be any different? Giving them amazing anniversary gifts and cards can be a way of showing your love and appreciation for them.

With this in mind, if you’re on the lookout for the best anniversary gifts for your bestie, we’ve got you covered. Our list of thoughtful presents for best friends will make them feel loved and elated on their anniversary.

So without further ado, let’s take a look!

1. Personally Curated Gift Hamper

A gift hamper is one of the best gifts of all time and can make anyone instantly happy, be it an adult or a child. For your best friend’s anniversary, put together a special gift hamper that contains multiple thoughtful gifts that they will love.

From fragrant scented candles, gourmet chocolates, and a bottle of their favorite wine to personalized jewelry, a diary with their initials and a houseplant in an engraved pot, there’s a lot you can do.

Moreover, with such presents, wrapping them will is key in making them aesthetically appealing. For this, consider adding a gift tag along with a ribbon or bow to make it look presentable. Additionally, add in a heart-warming card wishing the couple loads of love and support in the years to come.

These thoughtful touches will never fail to make a good gift even greater.

2. Luxury Spa Essentials Set

A spa day at home is always a good idea. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing break or simply wish to take care of yourself and have a ‘me day’, a spa set can be just what you need. Since these are usually considered as an indulgence, gifting this to your best friend for their anniversary can be a good idea.

From organic sets to luxurious ones, there are many spa essential sets available on the market. With the fragrant varieties and rejuvenating properties, a spa day at home can be part of their special day. With the many benefits of using CBD oil for reducing stress, you can make this part of your spa day as well.

3. Homemade Dessert Box

If you think food isn’t a good gift idea, you may want to think again. There are very few people in this world who don’t like desserts. If your friend is part of the majority who love sweets, this anniversary gift idea is perfect for them.

A homemade dessert box is possibly one of the best ideas that everyone must consider once. Homemade sweets have a different appeal and when you make them specifically for someone, they become all the more special.

For your best friend’s anniversary, you can go all out and make their favorite sweet treats in the way they want. Since you’ll know what your friend prefers in terms of flavor combinations and sugar, you can make desserts that they will love.

From cupcakes and tarts to brownies and mud-pies, there are many amazing recipes for you to try out. The couple can gorge on these delicious treats, guilt-free on their special day.

4. Minimalist Photo Frame

We all know pictures say a thousand words and a candid shot of a couple in love is like a fairy-tale in itself. With this in mind, another great anniversary gift that you can consider is a photo frame with your favorite shot of your best friend and their significant other.

Over the years, you must have been privy to some amazing memories your best friend has had with their partner. Whether it is a picture from their wedding or a candid shot of them at home, there must be several beautiful pictures of the couple. What better way to commemorate another year of togetherness by giving them a beautiful picture of them both in a minimalist and stylish photo frame?

Since minimalist decor can suit any home design, the couple can use this photo frame in whichever part of the house they wish. Every time they look at the picture, it will transport them to the amazing memory; it doesn’t get any better than this.

5. His and Hers Matching Pajamas And Robes

Building on the topic of relaxing days at home, if you’re looking for something that fits the bill of being cliched yet comfortable, this anniversary gift idea is a great choice.

Matching pajamas may seem like a generic gift but there’s a reason behind its immense popularity – they look and are super comfortable. With so many soft cotton, silk, and satin options on the market, you can go for whichever you think your best friend and their partner will like.

Additionally, with this, robes are the perfect accompaniment. You could consider getting these embroidered with the couple’s initials to make them more personalized and special.

To Sum Up

While we’ve listed out our top five picks for thoughtful anniversary gifts for your best friend, there are several more stunning options that you can look at. For making it more special, make sure to personalize and gift wrap it for that extra care and love.

With this, your friend is sure to feel loved and celebrated on this special day.

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Julie is an editor and writer who loves to write about getting engaged and wedding preparations. She’s also a wedding photographer on the side. Julie received her degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. Julie lives in Texas with her husband and their three kids. As a couple they enjoy spending time on Texas’ South Padre Island beaches, and they also love to hike in the Texas Hill Country. As well as being parents to kids, Julie and her husband are also pet parents to two dogs, three cats, and a 50 gallon tank of beautiful tropical fish.