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    35 Gifts To Surprise Your Lover With On Your 5th Anniversary

    Trust me, your other half ~wood~ love these wooden gifts for your fifth anniversary.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A stunning personalized wooden cutting board engraved with your names and wedding date for you two to use during stay-at-home dinner nights or just as cute rustic kitchen decor!

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    Just choose the "Customize Now" option, add your first names, last names, and wedding date, and Naked Wood Works will take care of the rest!

    Promising review: "I ordered this personalized cutting board as a wedding gift. When I opened it, I could not believe how amazing it turned out. The craftsmanship is incredible and it's so affordable. The giftees loved it so much it’s on display in their kitchen. I will be ordering this again for all my wedding or housewarming gifts." —Alysia L Green

    Shipping: Usually ships within 2–3 days

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in four sizes, walnut or maple wood, and with or without add-ons).

    2. A bouquet of realistic ivory white wooden roses your loved one won't ever need to worry about watering.

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    Maybe even toss in some real flowers, too!

    Promising review: "I wish I could give 10 stars!!!!!! I have purchased three sets of these. They are so beautiful. I would pay double, maybe more. Seriously. I am obsessed with these." —Crazy busy Mom of 6

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $14.94.

    3. A cute rustic wooden sign with a picture frame to add your favorite photo together that'll make them smile each time they glance over at it.

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    Promising review: "Wowzers! All I can do is rave about this item! The string art is phenomenal and evenly spaced, the text does not have any nicks, it's extremely readable from across the room, I love the color of the wood, and the picture slot pops with the white border! The back has four prongs that hold the back picture piece in and it is held in pretty tight. There are three ways to show this beauty off: it has a stand in the back, it has two metal brackets on each side so you could nail it into the wall, as well as tying a string for a different aesthetic to hang it up." —Jessica Holmes

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $16.87.

    4. A ~sappy~ handmade greeting card boasting gorgeous laser-cut hearts, because why not have your anniversary card be on-theme too, ya know?

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    Promising review: "Got this for our fifth (wood) anniversary. My artistic husband loved it. So much better than a normal card, and sturdy enough to be a keepsake." —Sarah

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    5. A Scrabble Deluxe Edition game touting a rotating mahogany game board for you two to pull out during game nights. Whoever loses has to do the dishes later!

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    Here are some more of the best board games we could find!

    Promising review: "My roommate and I play Scrabble every day and we decided to purchase this board for its ability to swivel and lock the keys in place. We love the felt bag, the storage compartments, and the regal look that it gives to our apartment! Great gift and worth the price." —Michael S.

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $109.99.

    6. An engraved wooden bookmark that says "Happy 5th Anniversary," so they can pick up right where they left off after winning that Scrabble game.

    Image of the bookmark next to a stack of books
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    If they love reading, here are some other gifts your book-loving spouse will adore.

    Promising review: "My wife and I try to stick to the traditional anniversary gifts, and when number five was coming up, we looked up what the theme was...wood. I was clueless as to what I would get her, as the idea stared me in the face. A bookcase filled with books. My wife loves to read and this was perfect. Came packaged with care and is made sturdier than I pictured." —Alberto I Cavazos Jr.

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $12.45 (available in seven other designs at varying price points).

    7. An adorable Mr. and Mrs. wooden ring holder box so neither of you will ever misplace your rings.

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    Promising review: "WE LOVE THIS!!!!! A MUST-BUY! Extremely beautiful for gifting and a great safe place for storing wedding rings!!! Beautifully crafted. Love the rustic look!!! 5 STARS ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️" —Alexia

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    8. A pair of little crescent studs crafted from white oak, maple, and sterling silver to show them how much you ~moon~ to them.

    BuzzFeed writer holding the earrings
    Brittany Gibson / BuzzFeed

    Statement Peace is an eco-friendly boho-chic lifestyle brand offering high-quality wooden jewelry, plus accessories, apparel, wristlets, and even keychains.

    I hardly ever stray from my usual jewelry, but these little studs have officially made their way into the rotation! They're perfect for anyone who loves unique statement jewelry and prefers to shop sustainably. Just be prepared for all the compliments you'll receive while wearing these babies! 

    Shipping: Approximately 2–3 days

    Get them from Statement Peace for $34.

    9. A beer or wine bottle puzzle for your puzzle-loving S.O. to solve in order to unlock their favorite beverage.

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    Plus, a ton of other challenging puzzles they'll love!

    Promising review: "Makes for a super cute gift! Wasn’t hard to assemble and it comes with directions for putting it together and taking it apart. The wood is heavier than I thought it would be and such a pretty color! Definitely will be buying another one for future gifts!" —Samantha kelley

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three varieties: one for beer and two wine puzzle variations).

    10. A small wooden digital alarm clock with an LED time display and humidity/temp detector for them to hit snooze on to snuggle with you longer.

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    Promising review: "I needed a way to see the time in the dark without moving, without fussing with the phone, without it taking up space on my small nightstand, and without being fully awake. Several tries later, after trying old-fashioned windup clocks and clocks that cast a light on the ceiling, I found this perfect little gem. Its numbers are large enough to see from the bed; it's small enough to be tucked into the bookcase at a perfect height, and the light of the numbers is adjustable at three levels. It not only looks beautiful; when I find myself searching for a book, I take it out to just feel the smooth wooden surface and wonder, how did they do that? The numbers are sharp, yet seem to just glow out of the wood surface. I would recommend this clock to anyone who wants a simple clock with an unexpected element of joy." —Nelle D'Arlen

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98+ (available in four colors).

    11. A wood keychain with the words "I love you" engraved on it to hold all their keys – including the one to your heart.

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    Psst, here are some other incredibly cute gifts you might want to add to their anniversary gift bag!

    Promising review: "This is very cute. It was a great gift for my romantic boyfriend. He loved it." —Jen

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    12. A box of wooden tokens with fun date night ideas written on them for when you finally finish binge-watching the third season of "You" together.

    Image of the box of date ideas
    Sweet Bella Stationery / Etsy

    Sweet Bella Stationery is a New York-based Etsy shop that specializes in crafting stationery, baby clothing, mugs, ornaments, and other gifts.

    Promising review: "This was a super cute, tiny gift I purchased for myself and my husband for our 5th anniversary. This is something we will definitely use time and again when we need to come up with a new/refreshed date night idea." —Katie Murdock

    Shipping: Approximately 3–11 business days

    Get it from Sweet Bella Stationery on Etsy for $18.50.

    13. A wooden print of your favorite photo together (one from your wedding, perhaps?) to make your home feel even more full of love.

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    Click on the "Customize Now" option, upload the image you want to be printed (the higher the quality the better), adjust and crop if you'd like, then add it to your cart! Easy peasy.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome product and makes for a great gift! The quality is outstanding, especially given the small JPG file I gave them to work with. It's a different presentation that gets a lot more attention than a framed picture may get. Would strongly recommend this to friends and family." —Moto-MikeNH

    Shipping: Ships within 1–2 business days

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in 10 sizes).

    14. A wooden ambient lunar nightlight with two cute little figurines that'll have your partner ~over the moon~.

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    Promising review: "I'm so glad I ran across this! It was a great anniversary gift for my husband. I'm pleased with the quality, color, and it's so cute how you tap the little people to change the level of brightness. It gives off the perfect warm glow. Great for a nightlight or ambient light. I've never seen anything like it! Glad I took a leap and decided to try it out." —KirstenLynn

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

    15. A wooden beer caddy to fill with your spouse's favorite brews and make them ~extra hoppy~.

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    The caddy isn't limited to beer, as one reviewer shows. You could fill it up with almost anything – maybe even some of these BBQ goodies!

    Promising review: "Add some bottled beer and you have the perfect gift! The caddy looks very nice, is well made, and is sturdy. The opener on the side is a nice bonus. This gift definitely looks like it should have been more expensive than it was!" —Homeroom mom

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    16. A "Pumpkin Persimmon" wood wick soy candle that smells like *pure joy* and serves as the perfect centerpiece for your candle-lit anniversary dinner.

    Brittany Gibson / BuzzFeed, Emme Essentials

    Emme Essentials is an Asian-American-owned shop based in NYC that specializes in nontoxic hand-poured soy candles.

    I am obsessed with all things pumpkin, and this candle from Emme is no exception! It smells heavenly and I love the fact it has a wood wick so you get that crackling wood sound you wouldn't normally get with other types of wicks. Not to mention, it burns 60–80 hours, which is *super* important to me considering I have a candle burning almost all of the time.

    Shipping: Approximately 3–7 business days

    Get it from Emme Essentials for $33.

    17. A personalized anniversary sign with your names printed on it, plus exactly how many months, days, hours, and minutes you've been married to remind them you ~wood~ never leave them.

    Amazon

    To customize your sign, choose the "5 Year" option after clicking "Customize Now," then add both your names in the text boxes.

    Promising review: "This is a must-get anniversary gift! Loved it! Got it as a last-minute anniversary gift and it came super fast and on time! It’s good quality and so nice. In-laws loved it and the guest at their anniversary party did too. Would definitely order again if needed." —JessV

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    18. A bonsai starter kit so your loved one can ~branch out~ and try growing their own tree.

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    Promising review: "This is just SO cool and cute! I’m going to order more gifts for people! I ordered a kit for myself originally and now I'm ordering more. This is just so perfect and easy! You get four different trees to start in the sweetest burlap sacs. So easy to use, great quality, and all in a cool wooden box. Can’t go wrong! And shipped super fast! So great for anyone wanting to start growing their own tree or add to the collection. Very happy with purchasing this." —brittany sobczak

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $36.90.

    19. A pair of stylish polarized wooden sunglasses they'll find themself wearing more often than they'd think – because let's face it, you're the light of their life.

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    Promising review: "These are the most comfortable sunglasses I have ever owned! The frames are beautifully crafted, handsome, and very comfortable. The spring-loaded arms ensure the glasses stay where they should without pinching. And let's not even argue about the price. A value at twice the price! I now have a new outdoor eyewear solution. I'll be getting another pair and spreading the word on Cloudfield sunglasses." —Mick Harris

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in seven frame colors and eight lens colors).

    20. An "I can't say I love you enough, so this is your reminder" sign for them to keep at their work desk when you're not around to remind them in person.

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    Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my wife. She loves it. It's the perfect reminder for that special someone that you love them. It doesn't take up much space and can be easily placed without it being in the way but can still be seen." —Stephen

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $6.56.

    21. A gorgeous personalized wooden recipe book just begging to be filled with all the memories you've made in the kitchen together.

    Honey The Wood / Etsy

    Honey The Wood is a Ukraine-based Etsy shop that specializes in unique wooden gifts, like wooden notebooks, place names, cutting boards, and other items.

    First, select which size you'd like (you'll also have the choice of purchasing extra paper) and what color you want the paper to be. Then type which color for the cover, the cover style, and any other personalization info into the text box.

    Promising review: "This recipe book is an amazing product. It was a great gift for my husband and me for our anniversary. We plan to continue writing down all our recipes and passing the book down to our children." —aaappleton1

    Shipping: 8–25 business days

    Get it from Honey The Wood on Etsy for $27+ (available in six sizes and 11 paper color options).

    22. A handmade wooden sign customized with your last name and the year you got married that's guaranteed to look ~tree-mendous~ anywhere they put it.

    Falkel Design / Etsy

    Falkel Design is a Delaware-based Etsy shop that specializes in minimalist wooden wall decor, signs, monitor stands, and other wood products.

    To customize your sign, select a size (S–L), whether you want the letters to be black or white, then write exactly what you want the sign to say in the text box (including capitalization). Note: The smallest sign does not include a date.

    Promising review: "I tell y’all, this one right hereee! Was my best purchase yet. New beginnings with my hubby and this piece made it all worth every cent!! Thank you guys again for an amazing piece of art!!" —Jeanette

    Shipping: Approximately 2–11 business days

    Get it from Falkel Design on Etsy for $38.50+.

    23. A splurge-worthy wooden outdoor patio set so you two can enjoy a romantic dinner al fresco every now and then.

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    Plus, 17 other great patio sets to turn your backyard into a true sanctuary.

    Promising review: "What a fantastic table and chairs. We wanted something low-maintenance and simple that we could keep on a covered porch. Everything was put together in probably two hours. He was pleased with the design and ease of building it. I love the color and design. It's also easy to wipe down with a damp washcloth and the chairs are spacious. Highly recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Shipping: Varies by color

    Get it from Amazon for $944.83+ (available in three colors).

    24. An adorable and tiny wooden music box that plays "You Are My Sunshine" and has an engraved message for your loved one when they open it up.

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    Promising review: "I purchased this as an additional gift to my wife. She loves small gifts like these. It was a big hit! It's a great value and it sends an important message to the recipient. I recommend this purchase." —schackbo

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $11.59+ (available in three "to my wife" designs).

    25. A cute lil' hand-carved teak wood appetizer bowl crafted by an artisan in Bali to add a unique touch to all the gourmet meals you share together.

    Brittany Gibson / BuzzFeed

    This appetizer bowl is SO cute and looks even more gorgeous in person. I didn't think I could love a little bowl so much but here we are. I use it every single day to hold my spices and honey for my morning lattes. Truly perfect for anyone who likes adding some unique flair to their kitchen!

    Shipping: Approximately 3–4 weeks (expedited shipping available)

    Get it from Novica for $26.99.

    26. A globe decanter set featuring a stunning mahogany-stained tray to remind them they mean ~the world~ to you.

    reviewer image of the decanter set
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    Promising review: "We absolutely LOVE this decanter. It only adds to the beauty when you fill the globe with your beverage of choice. Expertly crafted from quality materials. Would definitely recommend it!" —MissyLue

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $56.88.

    27. A gorgeous wooden watch engraved with a hidden message underneath for them to peek at any time they want to feel *extra* loved.

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    You can also add your own message!

    Promising review: "This watch is way nicer than I expected. It looks like a $500 watch. It has some weight to it and came beautifully packaged. I’m so happy I can gift it. It’s very nice quality and looks really expensive." —Nicole Bragga

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99+ (available in seven "to my husband" or "to my man" options, plus two personalized message options).

    28. A set of personalized laser-engraved coasters so both of you can enjoy your morning coffee dates without worrying about staining the table.

    Image of engraved coasters
    Amazon

    To customize your coasters, choose the "Customize Now" option, type your first names into the first text box, your last name in the second, your established date in the third, which type of wood you'd like, the number of coasters, and if you'd like any add-ons.

    Promising review: "I bought these as a gift for a wedding and I was very impressed with the quality. The wood felt so smooth and durable. The engraving was done perfectly and it was just what I expected. It is very giftable and is a thoughtful gift. The craftsmanship was above my expectations!" —Chelsea

    Shipping: Approximately 6–11 business days

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    29. A bread dipping gift set complete with organic olive oil and spices plus an olive wood bowl and spoon for the foodie who's had your heart these past five+ years.

    Brittany Gibson / BuzzFeed

    Everything about this gift set = perfection. The organic olive oil is *chef's kiss* and the savory and zesty spices pair perfectly with it, and the wood bowl and spoon are the bonus items I didn't know I needed but now they're some of my favorite kitchen accessories. 10/10 from me!

    Shipping: Approximately 3–6 business days

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    30. A hand-carved rosewood box for your lover to keep all their favorite jewelry in (or maybe fill it for them before gifting it).

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    Here are some of the best places to buy jewelry to get that collection started!

    Promising review: "This is the perfect box for what I wanted to do! I purchased five of these for my bridesmaids' invitations and they are all similar yet have their own uniqueness since they are handmade. These are very nice quality and open and close like they should (no forcing needed). I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a small keepsake box. My only gripe is that I should have gotten one for myself...but that is easily fixed (I will just order another)." —S. Clift

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $11.80.

    Or how about some nonwooden anniversary gifts?

    31. A 100 Things To Do scratch-off bucket list to make deciding what you'll do on your days off together a little easier.

    The board with some squares scratched off to reveal a cute image underneath
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The recipients of this poster loved the idea. They are an outgoing and adventurous couple. They said they would be hanging this in their office space and scratching them off as they complete them. They commented that moving to another country might not ever be scratched off but they are looking forward to doing as many as they can." —VLR

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $14.45. (And check out more fun scratch-off lists, including a 100 Movies Bucket List, a 100 Things To Do After Quarantine Bucket List, and a 100 Dates Bucket List.)

    32. A box of gourmet chocolate biscotti cookies for your ~sweetie~ who always has a sweet tooth.

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    Some of the biscotti toppings include candied almonds, caramel, craisins, peppermint, and coconut crunch. (Plus, here are some other edible gifts for anyone who believes the way to someone's heart is through their stomach.)

    Promising review: "Without a doubt, these are the most delicious biscottis I’ve EVER HAD! Truly the perfect combination of flavor, elegance, texture, etc. What I loved was that it was not so sweet it made you feel horrible afterward. I can’t describe how perfectly balanced it was in flavor and in texture. Usually, biscottis make you feel you are breaking your tooth. What I also loved was there’s a variety of flavor profiles!!! It also falls into categories of cookies, chocolate, etc. So I felt as if I was eating a cookie and a chocolate in a perfect biscotti. Truly amazing! I can’t say enough. I’m only buying the Barnett brand product moving forward for anyone’s birthday, anniversary, or any occasion. Wow, amazing job!!!" —Amazon Customer

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two sizes).

    33. A fill-in-the-blank book so you can remind them of all the reasons you fell in love with them in the first place.

    Tiffany blue cover to book with purple accents
    Amazon

    They also have tons of other fill-in-the-blank books, like What I Love About You, Why You're So Awesome, and Why I'm Grateful For You and Me

    Promising review: "This book was a lot of fun to fill in with fun memories and personalized sentiments. There are many, many pages so be prepared to sit down and think of a lot of ideas to completely fill this book. I gave this to my boyfriend as a gift and he thought it was so sweet that he cried the good kind of tears. Very clever gift idea." —Denise K

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    34. A laser-engraved genuine-leather music sheet featuring music notes from their favorite song — or maybe your wedding song! You even have the option of engraving two names and a date at the bottom of the sheet.

    Cork Country Cottage / Etsy

    Cork Country Cottage is a Bulgaria-based Etsy business specializing in creating wedding cake toppers, save-the-date invites, personalized gifts, and more.

    Promising review: "My wife loved her three-year anniversary gift! She got teary-eyed, thanked me, and gave me a kiss. The printed page on leather is beautiful and perfectly done. There was extra special care taken with the way it was packaged and shipped. I thought that there would surely be a slight scratch on the frame or something, but I was happily mistaken. It is pristine. Thank you so much for such a beautiful gift for my wife!" —Ryan Lindroth

    Shipping: Five to seven business days for production, plus three weeks for shipping

    Get it from Cork Country Cottage on Etsy for $44.10.

    35. A picnic basket fully equipped with melamine plates, acrylic wine glasses, a corkscrew, and flatware for the two of you to take on your next romantic picnic outing.

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    Speaking of romance, here are some other romantic gifts to surprise your loved one with. Or maybe you want to start prepping for next year with these sixth-anniversary gifts!

    Promising review: "I bought this to take my girlfriend out on our first date in the park. Now going on picnics has become a theme for us! We use this basket pretty much every weekend. It's quite sturdy and well built and should last many years. Overall, this is a good value and perfect for a picnic for two and even has enough room for more food than two people need. I definitely recommend this one!" —Keenan Johnson

    Shipping: Free two-day shipping for Prime members

    Get it from Amazon for $89.95.

    What ~wood~ you guys do without each other? 🥺❤️

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