The 8 year wedding anniversary has traditional and modern themes. The traditional gifts for the 8th anniversary are pottery or bronze. The modern gift choices include linen or lace. Keep on reading to find gifts for the couple, him or her.
8th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For The Couple
Dayna B Contemporary Bronze Sculpture – Couple on a Swing
If you want to give a present which combines modern and traditional, this is it. This is a piece of modern art done in bronze, which fits in with the wedding theme. The sculpture features a couple happily swinging together. The Dayna B Contemporary Bronze Sculpture – Couple on a Swing would be perfect for any anniversary gift as well as any gift for an art lover.
The size of this piece of modern art is 6.5 x 4 x 9 inches, and it only weighs 1.5 pounds. This piece is a stunning handcrafted cast bronze sculpture; it will undoubtedly be a unique gift that no one else gives them this year!
Stratton Home Decor Bronze Acrylic Burst Wall Decor
Another piece of modern art done in Bronze is the Stratton Home Decor Acrylic Burst Wall Decor. Unlike the couple on a swing sculpture above, this one is a more substantial piece. This modern and stylish wall decor item measures 1.5 x 24 x 24 inches. This is a bold statement piece for any wall the couple chooses to hang this over. They may put it over their bed, a couch, or an end table. Of course, you can also choose to get two of them for them, and they can be hung over a pair of end tables or on either side of a large window.
Getting modern art as a gift is a bold move, so make sure you know the couple well enough to understand how they may feel about someone other than themselves picking out art pieces for their home.
NEWQZ Ceramic Vase Set of 3
One of the traditional themes of the 8th wedding anniversary is ceramic. The NEWQZ Ceramic Vase Set of 3will fit nicely into this anniversary theme. Of course, it is also 3 beautiful pieces that will look lovely in any home. Here are the three pieces included in this set:
The big vase is 10. x 6.3 inches in size. This would be a typical classic blue Chinese vase.
The small vase is 5.9 x 5.9 inches in size. This is a smaller vase with a rounded appearance and a larger opening.
The plate is 8.3 x 8.3 inches in size. Decorative plates are very versatile in placement and decoration options.
All three items are done in a pretty light blue color and decorated with birds and butterflies. Both vases also have a 3D bird sculpture affixed to the vase, adding extra character and charm. These 3 pieces can be displayed together or throughout the home for a more eclectic look.
Zak Designs 12pc Dinnerware Set, Service for 4
Another fun present you can choose to give is a lively dinnerware set. The design of this set shown above is called Medallion Cool. The Zak Designs 12pc Dinnerware Set, Service for 4, comes with dinner plates, salad plates, and bowls. This is perfect for a traditional meal of soup, salad, and an entree.
If you are unsure if they will like this bold and colorful design, it is also available in 5 other decorative selections:
- Medallion Warm
- The Flamingo Collection
- Pink Tropics
- Organica Metallic
- Terra Cotta
This is a nice set of everyday dishes that they can use, regardless of the meal or occasion. They are made of melamine, a durable material that is BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher safe.
ARTABLE Rectangle Lace White Macrame Tablecloth
If you are looking for a gift that follows the modern theme of the 8th wedding anniversary, you will want to look for something that is either linen or lace. These white lace tablecloths are a perfect choice. They are very pretty, and they are on point with the theme, and it will be an anniversary present that they will actually use. The ARTABLE Rectangle Lace White Macrame Tablecloth shown is in the size of 60 x 87. It is also available in a smaller size (52 x 70) and two larger sizes (60 x 102 and 60 x 120).
If you like the idea of a white lace present but are not completely sold on a tablecloth, you can also get this style in a table runner. The table runner sizes available are 16 x 70, 16 x 87, 16 x 102 and 16 x 120.
DELUXY Mr. and Mrs. Couple Aprons
When looking for a cute present for the happy couple, you should consider the DELUXY Mr. and Mrs. Couple Aprons. This set includes two aprons, a pair of oven mitts, a potholder, and a romantic recipe book. The aprons say “The Mr. (with a mustache) and “The Mrs. (with a pair of lips). They have an adjustable neck strap, extra-large tires as well as two large pockets on each apron.
This is a charming present to give them something to do together. Wearing them will make cooking, baking, or grilling feel more like a couples special times together and less like a chore.
Set of 4 Personalized Coasters
Another idea for a small present is this Set of 4 Personalized Coasters. These are customizable coasters. You will be adding the two first names, the last name, and the established date (the day they got married). You will also choose the style of the coaster. It is available in rubberwood circle (pictured), rubberwood square, walnut square, and cherry square. There are also 4 different designs you can choose from.
This is a personalized and practical gift for them to choose from. They will be able to protect their furniture from liquids while enjoying a nice simple anniversary present. These coasters are 4 inches in size.
DECORARTS – Love Grows Personalized Canvas Prints
The DECORARTS – Love Grows Personalized Canvas Prints is a wonderfully sweet anniversary gift to give to a couple. These prints are customized with the couple’s names and the date of their wedding. We are showing a print we a pretty forest scene in the autumn, with the couple’s names, scratched into a heart into a tree along with their wedding date.
Although this is a really nice print, you should know that the DECORARTS collection has many different personalized prints you can choose from.
The one shown is love grows, but you could also choose other ones like love on the beach, love never fades, taste of love, swan kiss, sand writing, and more. The photo shown is sized 12 x 18, but there are many different sizes available such as 12 x 8, 16 x 24, 30 x 20, and 36 x 24. Also, you can get an unframed print, a framed print, or a print done on metal.
Wooden 7-in-1 Classic Board Game Set
If the couple you are buying enjoys playing board games together, you might want to get them this Wooden 7-in-1 Classic Board Game Set. The set includes chess, checkers, backgammon, dominoes, cribbage, playing cards, and poker dice.
The board game set is made from solid wood, which measures 12 x 12 x 2.5 inches. This game comes with playing surfaces for chess, checkers, and backgammon. It also has a separate 7-inch cribbage board. The wooden 7-in-1 game set is a lovely set for the two of them to sit down and play a game whenever they are in the mood for one; it can also be left on display in the family room, a bookcase, or a coffee table.
So when you are buying this gift, you are giving them both an activity to enjoy together as well as a small piece of home decor to display.
Linon Lillian Bench, Linen
Our final suggestion for a gift for the couple celebration this wedding anniversary is a lovely accent piece of furniture. The bonus is that this piece is upholstered with linen, so it fits in with the modern theme for an 8th wedding anniversary present.
This Linon Lillian Bench, Linen bench has an ultra-plush seat with rolled sides to add an extra touch of sophistication and elegance. The bench is finished with dark mahogany feet. The seat is 16.75 inches tall. The size for the entire bench is 45.08 W x 16.93 D x 23.23 H. The foam cushions dimensions are 33 W x 17 D x 9.5 H.
This is a beautiful bench that can be used either as a decorative piece for the home or an actual bench that will be sat upon.
8th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For Him
TREEWERI Bronze Roman Numerals Pocket Watch
Suppose you are looking for an excellent bronze item to give your husband to celebrate your 8th wedding anniversary. In that case, you should consider this TREEWERI Bronze Roman Numerals Pocket Watch. This is a skeleton pocket watch with a unique design that will let your husband see how the inside of the watch works and see the time. This is a trendy design among men. This can undoubtedly be used as an actual timepiece, but it also works well as a fashion accessory.
This is a bronze piece with a stainless steel case and an alloy chain. There is a removable key chain with the clip at the end of it. You will receive a pocket watch, chain, a gift box, and a manual with this purchase.
Personalized Bronze Guitar Pick – I’d Pick You Every Time
This is a great present when looking for a small memento to either stand-alone or goes with a more significant gift. This guitar pick is made out of bronze, so if you are shopping for a traditionally themed present, this will certainly work. The Personalized Bronze Guitar Pick – I’d Pick You Every Time – also has a cute musical note on it. If you are looking for something small but not specifically bronze, there are other choices as well. Here are some of the selections you can choose from:
- I’d Pick You Every Time with a musical note – available in bronze.
- I Couldn’t Pick a Better Man with a guitar with a heart-shaped hole – available is silver.
- I’ll Always Pick You with a musical note – available in bronze.
- You’re My Pick with a musical note – available in bronze.
- I’d Pick You Every Time with a double heart with an arrow going through it – available in bronze and copper.
Personalized Secret Message Leather and Bronze Bracelet For Men
Another idea for a present for your husband would be this bracelet with a secret message! The Personalized Secret Message Leather and Bronze Bracelet For Men is an attractive and personal gift for you to select for him.
On the inside of the bracelet will be your secret message. You have 120 characters for this, which could include symbols like a heart or the infinity sign. You can also choose to engrave the clasp and your initials and a heart (such as P (heart) A). Besides the words or letters you use, this bracelet is customizable in other ways.
They do not suggest you guess the size – you can choose wrist measurements in half-inch increments between 5.5 inches to 9.5 inches.
The leather color – your choices are dark brown (shown), light brown, or black.
The clasp color – you can choose between silver and bronze.
The font style – there are 7 different fonts you can choose from.
Kooer Vintage World Map Cufflinks
Finally, another bronze item that you might like to give is theseKooer Vintage World Map Cufflinks. They bring together the element of bronze you are looking for with a certain amount of vintage style and old-world feeling. These are handmade and bronze plated (you can also choose gold plated or silver plated as well).
Although these are nice, they might be better for a gift to give to match your anniversary theme or to wear on special occasions.
Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones
Giving a present to match the anniversary theme is an excellent idea and all, but maybe you want to treat him to something he would not buy independently. These Beats headphones may be just the thing he would love but would never splurge on himself. The Beats Studio3 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones are shown in Midnight Black. Of course, if you feel like this does not match his style, you can also get them in blue, red, matte black. White, shadow grey, or defiant red/black.
These headphones will cancel out any other noise, and they are compatible with iOS and Android devices. They also have 22 hours of life when ultimately charged, or you can do a fast fuel charge which takes 10 minutes and gives you 3 hours of life. Almost anyone would love to receive a pair of these high-quality, high-performance headphones as a gift.
All in One Mini Hammer Multitool
Almost all men love tools or cool gadgets. This All in One Mini Hammer Multitool is sure to be a hit with him! This mini tool has many things on it to help him out wherever he goes. Some of these items are a mini hammer, a Philips screwdriver, bottle opener, knife blade, and an all-in-one tool. This is a perfect gift for him to keep on him or in his vehicle in case of emergencies. Of course, it certainly does not hurt that it also saws “Best Husband Ever.”
Craft Beer Starter Kit
If your husband loves beer, craft beer, or just does special projects and hobbies, he might want to try out this Craft Beer Starter Kit. This is a simple kit designed for someone who has never brewed their beer before. It comes with all the ingredients and equipment you will need. Brewing the beer will take 30 minutes, and it will be ready to drink in about four weeks.
It will take 10 – 14 days for the beer to ferment properly, and then it will be ready to drink 7 – 14 days later. This is an enjoyable project for him to do by himself, with you, or even to have some fun with some of his buddies.
The Man Can Gift Basket
Gift baskets are always fun and welcome presents; who does not love receiving a gift basket? Of course, we selected a “manly” gift basket to give your husband for your anniversary. This is a 100% natural skincare set for men. The Man Can Gift Basket includes the following:
- A gift basket shaped like a paint can.
- Bay Rum Oil Aftershave
- A licorice Fishermans Scrub Soap.
- Heavy Duty Butter Spicy Shave Gel
- A Body Sponge that measures 7.5 x 6.5 x 6.5
Bravado Music Icons T-Shirt Club
Subscription boxes and subscription clubs can be a lot of fun to receive as a gift. When you have a long-term subscription, you never know what you will be getting month to month; part of the fun is anticipating and opening the box to see what is inside. The Bravado Music Icons T-Shirt Clubmails out one surprise t-shirt every month. The bands or singers are icons, but it could be of any musical genre or period, so this present is best for people with a wide range of musical tastes and preferences.
The shirts come in solid colors, are exclusive limited edition t-shirts, and you can cancel your subscription anytime. If you do not like a monthly selection, you can also return that shirt for a refund.
The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022
If you plan to take your husband to Disney next year but have not held him yet, this is the perfect way to do this! For your anniversary, give him this Disney planning guide. When he opens the gift, he will go from being confused to being excited! Regardless of what you have heard, Disney is not just for kids. If you have never been, I highly recommend it. If you have children, you can, of course, take them with you. But if you are single, there are a ton of fun and romantic activities you and your better half can enjoy.
The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022 is packed with 772 pages of information. If you have never been, the book is like a crash course in everything Disney, including explaining some of the primary offerings such as FastPasses, Mobile Ordering, Extra Magic Hours, and more! The book will also go into rides, attractions, hotels, and more.
8th Wedding Anniversary Gifts For Her
1 3/4 Inch Wide Bronze Cuff Bracelet
One of the first items we will look at is a pretty piece of jewelry made of bronze. This wide bronze cuff would be the perfect statement piece to complete any outfit. It has the added bonus of being bronze, allowing you to give her a themed wedding anniversary present. Unless she specifically told you that this is the bronze wedding anniversary, she will be impressed that you made sure to buy something to match the traditional theme.
If you plan to give her this1 3/4 Inch Wide Bronze Cuff Bracelet, you will need to make sure you know her wrist size, as you will need to choose between 6 1/2 inches to 8 1/2 inches. If you get her a cuff too big, it will move and become uncomfortable, possibly chafing her skin. Onthe other hand, if it is too small, she should not wear it as it will be painful to do so.
Strawberry House Jewelry Holder
Another item done in bronze that she might like is this Strawberry House Jewelry Holder. It is an exciting piece that shows exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail. It is hand-painted in a bronze finish. This gives this jewelry holder a vintage look and feel.
This jewelry holder is 2.25 inches long by 2 inches wide by 2.5 inches tall. It is small but perfect for a few select pieces. She can use this to put any anniversary gifts she has received over the years. Perhaps you can put a new piece or two of jewelry inside the bronze strawberry holder before wrapping the present!
KINGSBULL HOME Ceramic Lasagna Baking Dish Set
Another traditional 8th wedding anniversary present is ceramic. I understand that for some women, cookware and bakeware are not considered a romantic gift. If your wife does not cook or bake, this will not work for you, but if you want to get a small present that is made of ceramic, this gift works well for that. Also, these dishes are stunning! This KINGSBULL HOME Ceramic Lasagna Baking Dish Set is really multiple-use baking dishes that you can use for any purpose.
The large one is 12.8 x 9.0 x 2.6 inches, and the smaller one is 9 x 5.0 x 2.1. So basically, the large one can also be used to make any type of baked goods like cakes, brownies, or bars which you use a 13 x 9 pan for. The smaller pan can be used for any loaves – sweet or savory, which you typically cook in a 9 x 5 loaf pan.
Deawell Bell Sleeve Lace Cover Up
If you want to get something lace-related but want a casual gift, you can always get your wife, a Deawell Bell Sleeve Lace Cover-Up. We are showing this cover-up in wine red, but it comes in many other colors, including Black, White, Nude, and Dark Green. This lovely fashion piece can be worn every day like shown in the photo – with jeans and a tank top. It could also be work with a dress or even used as a cover-up at the beach or poolside.
Speidel Medical Scrub Watch
Although this is marketed towards nurses, it is a really nice watch for anyone looking for a face that is easy to read and a classic and straightforward design. TheSpeidel Medical Scrub watch is shown in White with engraving. This model can be easily engraved on the back of the watch – you have up to 90 characters to say something. Of course, it can be as simple as “Happy 8th Anniversary. I Love You.”
If White is not your wife’s thing, there are multiple colors; some come with the engraving option, whereas others do not. Some of the other color choices are lilac, teal, pink, red, and navy blue. The hour and minute hands glow in the dark, and the second hand is in red, which makes it easy to read.
10 Inch Digital Photo Frame
This is a beautiful gift to give your wife. Load up an SD Card or a USB drive with the photos from your relationship. These could be just in the last year to celebrate your anniversary, or you could load all the pictures from dating, engagement, the wedding, and the previous 8 years.
Your wife will be able to enjoy this 10 Inch Digital Photo Frame by watching all of her favorite photos in a slide show. She can either choose to watch them sequentially or at random. This is a 10 inch model with 1080p resolution.
YYCH Scented Candles – 20 Pack
If your wife enjoys candles but either does not have a favorite fragrance or just likes to try a wide variety of different scents, she will appreciate this gift. The YYCH Scented Candles – 20 Pack has 20 candles with 10 different scents. The aroma is vanilla, jasmine, rose, bergamot, lavender, lemon, fig, spring, rosemary, and strawberry; these are hand-poured soy candles. Each candle is 2 ounces each.
Each candle should have approximately 12 – 15 hours of burn time. This means this gift will provide between 240 – 300 hours of combined burn time. These candles will help your wife relax and wind down from a hard day. Perfect for use at night while relaxing, reading a book, or enjoying a bubble bath.
DKNY Everyday Crossbody Handbag
Giving your wife a new purse or handbag is usually a good idea. You have lived with this woman for 8 years, so you should know what type of purse or bag she prefers. If you are getting her the DKNY Everyday Crossbody Handbag, make sure you are sure this is a style she would like.
We have displayed the bolder design of the White Iconic Graffiti / Gold Elissa Large Bag. This is undoubtedly a fun and stylish choice, so make sure this goes with the rest of her typical style or that you believe she would like to get a little different bag.
Of course, suppose you know that she likes the crossbody style but wants something different. In that case, there are many different styles to choose from on this page to the one shown, or it in black, too much safer choices in black, red, beige, blue, or white.
12 Ocean Scent Bath Spa Gift Basket
Gift baskets that have an excellent selection of products are always a good selection for a gift. Your wife will love the 12 Ocean Scent Bath Spa Gift Basket! It will allow her to spend some much-needed time relaxing and investing in some self-care. This gift basket includes a bubble bath, shower gel, bath salts, hand soap, body lotion, body butter, hand cream, reed diffuser, and bath bombs.
This spa gift has a blue and green color scheme and comes in a refreshing ocean scent.
Bath Blessing Sanctuary Bath Subscription Box
Suppose your wife enjoys some alone time in the bath or shower. In that case, you might want to consider getting them a Bath Blessing Sanctuary Bath Subscription Box. Monthly themed subscription boxes are a wonderful gift – the recipient gets a box of treats every month. In this case, you can either get the sanctuary bath subscription box (shown), or you could get the sanctuary shower subscription box.
Each month’s subscription will include at least 5 different items. The boxes your wife receives will be themed. Some of the past themed packages include:
- Beach Bath Bouquet
- Motivate Me Box
- Soft Supple Springtime Box
- Love Yourself Box
Some of the types of items in previous boxes include:
- Artisan Soap
- Body Wash
- Body oil
- Bath Bombs
- Bath Salts
- Sugar Scrub
- Bath Tea
8 Year Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas Buying Criteria
Using the Anniversary Gifts By Year as Shopping Criteria
Suppose you decide to shop for wedding anniversary gifts by year and their most popular themes. In that case, you may want to look for a bronze anniversary gift for him or a bronze anniversary gift for her as bronze is the traditional gift and the most popular theme. There are many different items made of bronze, including jewelry, knick-knacks, and housewares.
Shopping For Fun or Personal Gifts
One of the best ways to shop for anniversary gifts, or any gift for that matter, is to shop based upon what you know about the person. Use their personality, hobbies, fandoms, activities, wants, or needs to pick something out. Loved ones will always appreciate a gift that shows that you really thought about something they want or bought them something they need. Still, they either can not afford it or just have not gotten around to buying it yet.
FAQs About 8 Year Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas
8th Wedding Anniversary Symbol
Wedding anniversaries have a traditional wedding symbol and sometimes a modern one as well. The 8th wedding anniversary has two of each. The traditional wedding gifts for the 8th wedding anniversary are bronze and ceramic. The modern gifts for this wedding benchmark are linen and lace.
How Much To Spend?
How much to spend on wedding anniversary gifts is something a lot of people wonder about. If it is gift buying for the couple, you should consider how they feel about receiving gifts overall. When you know that they do not like extravagant gestures, respect that. If this is not an issue, just buy what you want. You can give a nice gift for a few dollars, or you can spend much more than that if you see something you feel like they really need or must-have.
When you are part of the couple, you might want to have some sort of conversation about a budget or a range to buy your presents within. If you do not have this conversation, it is up to you. However, you should still consider how your partner would feel about the dollar amount you are spending, especially if it is high.
How Many Presents Should I Buy?
One present is enough, but many people like to buy one feature present and then get a few smaller gifts to go with it. This will allow you to ensure the recipient will like at least one thing. Also, you can get a smaller themed present. Hence, you follow the typical yearly anniversary guide and then choose one or two (or more depending on how you like to shop for gifts), which are all about them, their unique personality, and what they want or need right now.