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25th Anniversary Gift Ideas

May 10, 2009

25th Anniversary GiftIdeas needed for 25th wedding anniversary gift for my cousin and his wife. I only see them once a year and don't know them very well personally. They are country folk but very opposite from each other.

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There are no special memories or photos that I could put together for some kind of album or collage. They live 3 hours away from us, so I am not familiar with their area. Has anyone ever come up with a neat idea that they use often for such occasions?

By Dorothy Myers

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May 10, 20090 found this helpful

I get people a coffee table book of beautiful sights in Oregon.

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May 11, 20090 found this helpful

On our 25th wedding anniversary, several guests at our party gave us gift certificates to restaurants. My husband and I enjoyed using these for the next few weeks.

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May 16, 20090 found this helpful

Sure do have an idea! I have used it for 4 out of my 5 kid's 21st birthdays, and my brothers 50th (Golden) wedding anniversary. For the kids I got for each 21 pennies, 21 nickels, 21 dimes, 21 quarters, and 21 half dollars. I took a box and taped each coin individually to the inside bottom, inside top, and sides in the box. They had to undo each coin to get to use them. They loved the idea. I didn't do it for the first of the 5 kids cause he was over 21 when i thought of it.

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For my brother, I got a tall thin gold gift bag, gold "Easter" grass, and gold foil. I took 50 gold dollar coins, wrapped and taped each one with a piece of gold foil squares. Then I alternated grass and coins in the bag so they had to take the grass out to find all the coins. This was also a hit. You would need 25 pennies (25 cents),25 nickels ($1.25), 25 dimes ($2.50), 25 quarters ($6.25) - that is $10.25, if you add 25 half dollars ($12.50) total would be $22.75, if my math is correct.

Then you would need foil, regular household aluminum foil. If you can get silver grass and a silver colored bag all the better. I bet this would be a hit, along with a nice card, it is not all that expensive. You could even add 25 silver dollars if you wanted to.

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May 16, 20090 found this helpful

Gift certificate to a favorite store or restaurant that is in their area or provides web access. What I usually do is give a gift VISA card, and tell them to use it as desired because I couldn't make up my mind.

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Not a single person has ever complained.

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August 28, 20100 found this helpful

A handmade gift is guaranteed to be original ,you won't be embarrassed by finding you've given them the same gift as someone else. Not that creative personally check out etsy, full of handmade treasures but not all hand crafters are to be found on etsy some have independent sites that they host themselves, one that I like and have used often for anniversary gifts for people I know well and those I hardly know at all is Pages from the Heart gift books, sells recycled or re-purposed hard back books that she turns into beautiful 3D sentimental gifts that are perfect for for any anniversary so very different from anything else I've seen

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October 22, 20100 found this helpful

Just wanted to thank TessR you are so right about handmade gifts I would never of found such a wonderful gift for my parents anniversary without you I eventually found the Pages from the Heart website .I contacted the lady who makes these unusual book styled keepsakes she was so nice and so helpful not like going to the mall.I felt like I had actually contributed to the creation of the gift. It is so beautiful,decorated with tiny paper roses in moms favorite colors.

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Mom and Dad said special vows to each other, got copy from gran had the vows printed on one side and a picture of them cutting the cake on other.My brother and I took them out for a meal and gave them the gift book, mom thought it was beautiful and had tears in her eyes for at least an hour ,even dad looked a bit misty and that's not like him. Thanks so much for suggesting this.

Paige

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December 24, 20140 found this helpful

After 25 years it can be very hard to continue to find unique and sentimental gift ideas! http://MyDayRegistry.com is an awesome gift idea for any anniversary and will provide a new and sweet gift option for you :)

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June 14, 20190 found this helpful

What is the website address for these gift books of pages from the heart? I cant seem to find it.

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