1st Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide: Paper

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Celebrate your first wedding anniversary with gifts inspired by paper, the traditional first-anniversary gift material.
  1. A Pretty Print

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    I love Anna Bond’s illustrations, and this print would be so sweet framed in any home.

    Floral Heart Print, $24, RiflePaperCo.com

  2. Unique Coasters

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    Sesame Letterpress has the most darling coasters. My husband is from Maine, so I’d go with the lobsters.

    Letterpress Lobster Coasters, $14, SesameLetterpress.BigCartel.com

  3. Monogrammed Stationery

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    This handsome personal stationery is classic and would make a handsome gift for a husband or a wife.

    Ensley Avenue Monogram cards, $24, SugarPaper.com

  4. A Notebook

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    This notebook is so simple yet chic.

    “Everyday I Love You” notebook, $60, Smythson.com

  5. A Large Map

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    My husband and I would use this world map to plot out our future travels.

    Places on Earth print, $180, YouandMeTheRoyalWe.com

  6. A Classic Coffee Table Book

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    I love giving books as gifts, and my husband and I are both bibliophiles. This title would interest us both!

    Penguin by Design book, $17, Amazon.com

  7. A Personal Photo Book

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    These photo notepads are so charming and personal. I’d make one for my husband with a picture of our pugs.

    Photo notepad, $13, PinholePress.com

  8. A Stately Calendar

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    I look forward to the Jack & Lulu calendar every year! We’d use it to schedule our worldly adventures.

    2012 calendar, $49, JackandLulu.com

  9. A Handwritten Note

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    My husband collects typewriters, and a simple heartfelt note is always appreciated. Of course, slipping in a pair of concert or plane tickets wouldn’t hurt either!

    Typewriter Card, $4, BellaMuse.com

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