Your first was easy
to celebrate because it is too special not to do something wonderful
for, so you've got to live up to whatever you did last year while
setting the tone for all of the special anniversaries still to come in
your life together as husband and wife.
Your second wedding anniversary is traditionally
celebrated with cotton and with china from the modern anniversary list.
Plus you also have the gemstone list and for your 2nd anniversary you celebrate with garnets, the stone to attract love and your soul mate. How perfect is that?!
If you have the money to spend, one of the most impressive 2nd anniversary gift ideas you could consider is a trip to China.
Remember that on the modern list China is the designated anniversary gift theme for your 2nd Anniversary. While you might mainly think of dishware, anything related to China would fit that category, including a vacation.
The trip could be a bit expensive so you could bring China to your wife,
this could be with a romantic meal for two at your favorite Chinese
restaurant or a fun night in with a Chinese take out!
If she has a sense of humor, purchase some small trinket that says
"Made in China" and give it to her along with a nicer gift. Give her the
cheaper one first to get a reaction.
Of course, you can always stick to
the traditional meaning of China and purchase some dinnerware to match
your existing set. This way you can entertain a larger number of people.
Or you could cook her favorite meal and have a romantic night in.
Practical Cotton Anniversary Gifts
Cotton many be a great gift choice for the lover of comfort but it can
also be a nice choice for the household, in general. If your wife enjoys
entertaining and keeping her home beautiful, you can find many great
2nd anniversary gift ideas that will fit the bill.
Table linens, for
example, are usually made from cotton.
Quilts, sheets, pillows, and
similar items for the bed are made from cotton, too. These can also
double as comfort-giving gifts if they are used to decorate your own
A word of warning, not all wives want practical gifts on their anniversary!
Fun 2nd Anniversary Gift Ideas
Sometimes the best gifts are those which are least practical...
will personalize cotton pillows, t-shirts, bags and loads more with
If your wife has a favorite wedding photo of the two of you or
if there's a special picture in her album that she cherishes, have this
made into a keepsake that she'll love forever.
When you celebrate this special occasion with thoughtful 2nd anniversary gift ideas like the ones above, your wife will remember all over again why she picked you for her husband.