Wedding anniversaries are so close to becoming obsolete with the increasing rate of divorce and a more complicated dating game these days (okay, too cynical but still a little true). That is why you should pick the best unique gifts for parents celebrating their anniversaries.
We know it’s challenging to find unique and memorable anniversary gifts for parents. Picking an anniversary gift for parents that will stand out from previous ones or others’ requires creativity, and here is an excellent selection of gifts we made to make it easier for you.
I think personalized couple bobbleheads do not only give a little sense of humor but a personal touch in celebrating another year of marriage. Presenting this as an anniversary gift for parents will surely make them feel special and light up their faces.
These 8.9-inch tall bobbleheads are handcrafted based on the photo you will send them while the body is already pre-made. The figurines are sturdy, waterproof, mildew-proof, UV resistant and have anti-insect properties that will undoubtedly represent the lasting marriage of their recipients.
Roses are a common anniversary gift for parents, but they don’t stick around for a long time because they just wither and die. Luckily, there is technology out there that allows you to give roses that last will last as long as 3-5 years without the need for watering or any kind of maintenance.
This eternal rose comes in a glass bottle that has LED lights on its cap that produces different colors. It is one of the most practical yet personal anniversary gifts for parents because they can use this to set a mood during their intimate dinner together and later, as a house decoration to remind them of that night as well.
If your parents enjoy a little competitive, game, this will be a simple yet delightful anniversary gift for them. It is an excellent way for them to get to know each other more or simply score a free massage from the other.
This card game is nothing like those dirty couple card games usually sold everywhere, for it simply creates laughter and a more solid bond to couples who play it. This is one of those little but meaningful anniversary gifts for parents they will surely enjoy because I know I would.
We all know a couple who has a deep fondness for alcohol that giving them a bottle of champagne for their anniversary will never ring as a special gift anymore. Giving them their own wood globe wine bar stand for their home though will undoubtedly make them happy, in my opinion.
This bar stand is a 16th-century Italian rack liquor bottle shelf with wheels, so imagine how happy the couple will be with this mobile alcohol carrier. This unconventional yet still practical anniversary gift for parents definitely sets a high bar for uniqueness.
If you are thinking of giving anniversary-celebrating parents something that will remind them sweetly of their wedding, this unique gift may be the best one you could give them. Their wedding song may mean a lot to your recipients, and giving them this unique gift might finally relieve you of possibly going for buying them a copy of the record.
You give them the song you want a sound wave of, and they will create a 3D print of it in different colors placed on an acrylic block. This is one of the best anniversary gifts for parents as it unconventionally serves as a good memory of the sound that might have even made them weep on their wedding day.
It is quite challenging to think of an anniversary gift for parents who seem to have it all already. However, a personalized bucket list might make them create new memories they haven’t already, and that is just one of the sweetest gifts I think one could come up with in such case.
This bucket list for couples has motivational quotes, conversational starters, thoughtful prompts, and more than 30 bucket lists that could help them get started in creating new memories. This bucket list also has space for their own input like a mini couple scrapbook which they can look back on someday as they celebrate more years of being together.
Isn’t it a classic romantic couple thing to carve their initials on a tree? Well, you can’t wrap up a whole tree as an anniversary gift for parents, but at least you can give them a part of it for their home.
This wood candle holder allows you to customize it with the initials you want to be carved on it. There are different types of trees used in these wood candle holders too, so you can choose whichever you think suits your recipients or feels like that real carved lovers’ initials on wood thing.
When you are looking for an anniversary gift for parents that will allow them to bond and create something together, then this might be the best thing you could give them. This DIY molding kit is for creating a memorable mold replica of their hands intertwined together like on the picture.
The kit is completely packed with the materials to make a successful hand mold for two persons. Also, if your parents do not succeed in making their mold, they can always send a photo of their output to the shop, and they will help them have your improved.
If you are looking for the simplest yet memorable 8th-anniversary gift for your parents, then this might be a good one. This bronze infinity love symbol keychain could be carried by your parents wherever they go reminding them of their love for each other and for you who gave it to each of them.
The keychains are packed on a card that says “You and Me for Infinity!” which could be a delightful surprise for your parents. The material used in making these keychains are also all durable, so it should stick with them for the next anniversaries awaiting them.
If your parents love drinking and hosting dinner and barbecue sessions, then they might love these humorous aprons. The apron for her says how she both drinks and cooks with wine which while the one for him says how he drinks beer while grilling, and those are undeniably humorous couple stereotypes.
There is a high percentage that those words may be right for your parents, so getting them these will be such a fun anniversary gift. These aprons which are made to fit all kinds of sizes are also made of fabric that is machine-washable, fade-proof, and resistant to wrinkles and shrinkage.
If your parents are fascinated by the moon, and would much appreciate watching a full moon together, then this might be the best anniversary gift you could give them. The lamp is designed with a small figure of a couple watching the big moon that lights up together in a romantic fashion.
The box comes with DIY materials such as 2 number kits, 1 ruler, and 6 decals which includes the sticker that says "We still do". Giving this gift to your parents will then not only touch their hearts but also allow them to mark it with the sticker of their choosing which could save you from messing the gift up if ever you’d customize it yourself.
If your parents enjoy traveling, then this would be such a delightful anniversary gift for them. Written by Mike and Anne Howard—officially the World's Longest Honeymooners and founders of the acclaimed travel blog HoneyTrek—I think it would give your parents more ideas of where to create more memories.
The book covers a lot of information about every place the authors have visited in all continents which could be reliable as they are first-hand experiences. This anniversary gift could serve as an excellent guide for parents who like exploring new places but may simply be more into traditional paperback references than digital ones.
If your parents have watched the movie Up, then this might melt their hearts. If they haven’t seen the movie yet, well at least this anniversary gift could be that opportunity for you to have them watch such a touching movie and get the sweet reference.
This book is a DIY photo album that comes with 4 self-adhesive photo corners and 1 alphabet and number template. This is indeed a good anniversary gift for parents who love documenting their travels and events together craftily.
If your parents love drinking coffee together or simply collecting mugs as many parents do, this cute set might be a good anniversary gift for them. The mugs conveniently kiss in a puzzled manner when put together, making it look good even just as decor.
The mugs come with their own teaspoons which could be slipped into the slots on the handles of the mugs. These durable mugs are both safe for microwave and the dishwasher as well, so they are not like those typically sensitive gift-type mugs.
Do your parents love animals and/or figurines? If yes, then this figurine which is also a good play on the mama bear and papa bear thing might be just a great anniversary gift for them.
This figurine is made of high-quality resin. It is also hand-painted detail, so you know that it is special and not just one of those typical gift figurines.
Do you want to make something personal and crafty as an anniversary gift for your parents? Well, this DIY Explosion box scrapbook might be just the right thing for you to work on and give them.
This explosion box scrapbook comes with a set of many accessories with guided instructions of how to use them. I think this multi-layered surprise box of memories will touch the hearts of your parents with pictures and thoughtful messages inside it.
Are your parents the type who love gifts that remind them of the strength of your family? Then this family tree picture frame might be the best anniversary gift for them.
This family tree picture frame is made of metal and has 10 frames hanging on it. It also branches out in a 20"x18" dimension which I think will undoubtedly attract a great deal of attention for your memorable family moments in your parents’ lovely home.
Are your parents the religious types who value a relationship with God? Then this gift might be the most thoughtful anniversary gift you could give them.
This 7.1 x 5.4-inch figurine is made of quality polymer stone material. Also, a special verse or scripture could be engraved on the pedestal of the figurine to add a more personal and religious touch to it.
If your parents are celebrating their 6th wedding anniversary AKA the iron anniversary, you are probably in a crisis, trying to come up with an iron anniversary gift. With this periodic element glass whose another side you can have engraved text on, I think your problem might be solved.
This witty little gift is ideally given as a pair, of course, and luckily you can even order them last minute. The glass is dishwasher safe, and the engraved text on it is permanent, so even though you get them last minute, at least they will last as long as the marriage of your parents hopefully does.
Do your parents love receiving practical gifts? If yes and you want to give them something both useful and personal for their anniversary, then this might be the ideal gift to give them.
The robes are made in Turkey with 100% Egyptian cotton, so your parents would enjoy wearing them. The style of the monogram is elegant as well, so it is not going to be one of those cheap gift-type bathrobes that do not serve its purpose of being special.
We know you don't want to imagine your parents bathing together in the tub, but we have to be real here--they do. If you want to be truly supportive of the romance in your parents' marriage, then this might be the perfect, thoughtful little anniversary gift for them.
The tray is made of bamboo and is painted white. It is a perfect anniversary date night material that is also safe because it is slip-resistant, so that is also one unpleasant thought about your parents using this tray off your mind.
If in case your parents' home might lack a proper key rack, I think this might be simultaneously the most practical and sweetest anniversary gift. Regardless, this subtle yet romantic in subtext key rack still competes as one of the unique anniversary gifts for parents due to its being simple yet useful.
This wall-mounted key rack is a pleasant home decor as well as it is not an over-the-top decor anniversary gift. The birds also serve as whistles aside from being cute keychains so yes, that means your parents could take the birds out for a walk when they leave and return them home when they do as well.
Thinking of a unique and non-cheesy anniversary gifts for parents is challenging. First of all, parents come in different personalities which limits the selection of anniversary gifts out there.
Still, anything could be memorable as long as you pick the anniversary gift for your parents that will remind them of beautiful memories or at least those that could be useful for them long-term.
The anniversary gifts for parents we have listed above are all different in use and appeal. However, they are all out of the ordinary, fun, and practical for a couple’s marriage, and we think keeping that thought in your mind is the ultimate guide for your wise gift selection.
After all, the purpose of giving your parents an anniversary present is to show them how their love means to you that you want them to have something they could enjoy and use. We think the gifts above represent that.