A gift basket of all her favorite things. This tells her something truly heart-warming — that you are cued in to her likes and dislikes and have taken enough effort to assemble her favorites in one delightful hamper. Fill a gift basket with her favorite author’s hardback edition, her favorite bubbly, chocolates, bath and beauty products — and, of course, the mandatory red roses.
Wedding Anniversary Greetings – How Can That Small Piece of Cardboard be so Intimidating? Not again! Once again you are faced with that blank intimidating white space on the wedding anniversary greeting card. I’m sure you know exactly the spot I mean. That spot right underneath the preprinted poem or verse. That spot where everyone expects you to write something. That spot that is only less than two-inches tall but seems as large as a small throw rug when the time comes to fill it with your own thoughts. I call that spot the Bermuda Rectangle.
The Names of Anniversaries : Wedding anniversaries are something that people celebrate every year. And although some of them are treated with special attention and care, like the 25th anniversary, each of them holds its special importance. And just as each anniversary has its special importance, each of them also have a special name associated with it, for instance the 25th anniversary is known as a Silver Anniversary. So, since each of these anniversaries have special name, it is considered that the wedding anniversary gifts that are being given for them should correspond in material to the name of the anniversary. Some of the names given to anniversaries are traditional, while others have been made up recently, however it is a nice gesture nonetheless to keep these names of anniversaries in mind when purchasing wedding anniversary gifts for your friends.
Eighth Anniversary- Pottery and Ceramic : The eighth anniversary is known as the Pottery anniversary. Although, traditionally this anniversary didn’t held any particular importance, we will mention it here in detail due to the wide choice of gifts that fit the given name of this anniversary. Lately, one of the most popular presents that are being used as wedding anniversary gifts are ceramic show pieces. Usually depicting love birds, or kissing couples, these are a great choice for an wedding anniversary gifts. Also, when it comes to ceramic, you can buy a nice statue, or a vase for the couple in question. Another nice thing about these gifts is that they can easily be personalized, by adding the names of your friends on them.
A New Creative Responsibility – With the advent of these customizable cards, the creative responsibility has returned to us. Now, we have the freedom to design the card we want. But with freedom also comes responsibility. We are now responsible for making the card ”good”. And the most difficult task for many of us is writing the prose on the inside of the card. Fortunately there are resources available to help us with this task.