{Gone Pinning} Cotton anniversary gift ideas


Guess what? Brandon and I are celebrating our second anniversary next week– two years already!? Which means I’ve been on the hunt for “cotton” anniversary gifts, the traditional second year gift. Check out all of my gift ideas — to give or to receive — on my Pinterest board.

I already got him a few little gifts (still a secret until Tuesday) and we decided to have a custom cotton canvas photo made of us, from Costco. I love Costco.

We have plenty of towels and sheets and we don’t wear robes, so I had to get a bit creative. Here were some of the runner up gift ideas:

Of course Brandon deserves this “Best husband ever” t-shirt


A custom-made pillow with a photo or collage of momentos



Maybe a Denver Bronco-themed apron to inspire him to keep cooking? Too late. He’s already got one!


And I would love something like this preppy table runner — or anything monogrammed from Mark & Graham:


Now to start thinking about the third year gift: leather. Any ideas?

Thanks to Hallmark for this wonderful chart of modern and traditional anniversary gift themes:

Anniversary Traditional Modern
1st Paper Clocks
2nd Cotton China
3rd Leather Crystal/Glass
4th Fruit/Flowers Appliances
5th Wood Silverware
6th Candy/Iron Wood
7th Wool/Copper Desk Sets
8th Bronze/Pottery Linens/Lace
9th Pottery/Willow Leather
10th Tin/Aluminum Diamond Jewelry
11th Steel Fashion Jewelry
12th Silk/Linen Pearls
13th Lace Textile Furs
14th Ivory Gold Jewelry
15th Crystal Watches
20th China Platinum
25th Silver Silver
30th Pearl Diamond
35th Coral Jade
40th Ruby Ruby
45th Sapphire Sapphire
50th Gold Gold
60th Diamond Diamond

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