How about using the traditional list for your wedding anniversaries and then the modern list for your anniversary of the day you met?

Stick with one, mix them up or pick and choose your favorites.

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I’m not a super star in the craft department but this was a pretty simple project that I made out of stuff I found around my office/craft room.

I started out with a box that was big enough to fit regular sized envelopes, I glued some fabric and scrapbook paper on to it and embellished it.

Directly below you'll find traditional anniversary gifts, modern anniversary gifts, and ideas for travel anniversary trips that sync with the first five years of marriage.

Following the Themes for the 16th Wedding Anniversary Using the 16th Anniversary Color, Flower and Gemstone Going the Sentimental Route Community Q&A So, your 16th wedding anniversary is coming up and you’re trying to decide what to get your significant other?

Last month I showed you how to make your own Love Letter Stationery.

You can use your personalized paper to write each other love letters and put them in your box, or you can use the printable Time Capsule letter and fill out the same one each year on your anniversary.

Couples who can afford to travel on their wedding anniversary have opportunities to once again frolic like kids, relax in an idyllic setting, see and experience new places, and savor time alone together -- something you may not have enjoyed since your honeymoon. Did you know that there are specific gifts designated for each numerical anniversary?

It's fun to choose a destination that symbolizes your anniversary year.

I printed dates on the envelopes and at the end of the evening we each filled out our letter for the year, and I added the receipt from our dinner and our movie ticket stubs to the envelope.