1 Year Dating Anniversary Ideas

How To Wow Them On Your First Anniversary Of Dating

Are you about to celebrate one year together? Days quickly turn into months when you're in a committed relationship. Your love interest has gone from being a stranger to becoming someone you consider essential in your daily life. Before long, you're looking for ideas on how to celebrate your first dating anniversary. It’s the first exciting major milestone in your relationship!


The anniversary of your first year dating is a time to take stock, make plans for the future, and deepen your connection. If this is a relationship that you want to make last, it's time to let your boyfriend or girlfriend know how important your relationship is. If you feel like you're starting to fall into a routine or are perhaps taking each other a little for granted, then your 1 year dating anniversary is the perfect time to set the tone for your future. Liven things up, add a little spark, and show your appreciation to make sure your relationship remains vibrant and intimate.


How Do You Celebrate Your One Year Dating Anniversary?

There are so many creative 1 year dating anniversary ideas and ways to have fun on the day. You could revisit the place you first met, plan a romantic soiree for two, cook their favourite meal, or go on a special adventure together, or even plan a mini scavenger hunt with little gifts and notes along the way. It’s also lovely to celebrate all that you’ve shared with a unique and memorable gift. This is a relationship with someone worthwhile, so it's important you both feel loved and appreciated.


Unlike other anniversaries, there are no rules for dating gifts, so you can be as creative as you want. The team at Gifts Australia are here to help with inspiration for one year dating anniversary gifts for him and her and things do to together to celebrate one year of dating for the perfect way to say I love you! 


Why Do You Celebrate A First Date Anniversary?

As your relationship has progressed from the early days of dating and getting to know one another, to a long-term relationship that still makes your heart sing, then it's so important to let your other half know. You may have had your ups and downs during the past year, but if you've grown together from strength to strength, and are happy in your journey together, your first anniversary of dating will set the tone for all your anniversaries to come. Doing something from the heart, however small, is a great idea. So when you hit that one-year dating milestone, it’s time to make them feel extra special. 


Now you know this person on a different level; you've seen them when they're happy, sad, and everything in between. From finding out their favourite meals to knowing how they prefer to spend their free time, it's safe to say you're comfortable in each other's presence. You should have plenty of ideas to help you find the ideal one-year relationship gifts. Just add some personalised touches to show how much you care. 


1 Year Anniversary Ideas For Boyfriends

When it comes to 1-year dating gifts for boyfriends, you're safe with many selections. You can pick sentimental presents, man cave gifts, handy tools or even fun options. Whatever his favourite pastimes, he’ll always love the very latest gadgets and gizmos. 


1. For The Man Cave 

Shopping for someone with a passion for his man cave can be serious fun. There’s no end to the gift options sure to make your boyfriend notice how well you understand the stuff he loves.  

Desk Accessories - go funky with a dual weather station or a Millennium plasma ball 
Tech Gadgets - from a boombox speaker to an iPad bed, he’ll love any new idea
Fun Games - no cave is complete without table games, a dartboard or retro machines!


360 Degree Virtual Reality Glasses


2. For The Tipple Lover

If your boyfriend loves the finer drinks in life, then shake things up with cool new additions to his bar. Any fun gadget or sophisticated accessory, along with a bottle or two, will declare your love.

  • Beer Fans - a funky bottle opener or chic glass set goes perfectly with craft beers
  • Alcohol Lovers - liquor fans will relish a whisky flight or shot glass serving paddle
  • Wine Connoisseurs - from preservers to chillers and aerators, there’s a gadget to thrill


Beer Tower


3. For The Sentimental

Whenever you can add a personal touch to an item, you're sure to make an impression. You can choose to customise everyday accessories, guaranteeing he'll always be thinking of you. 

  • Classic Cufflinks - a fabulous choice when engraved with his monogram or the date
  • Leather Products - choose from keyrings, wallets, toiletry bags, travel goods or even an iPad case
  • Quirky Stuff - try something witty for his hobby like his very own BBQ branding iron!


Personalised Men's Leather Toiletry Bag


4. For The Style Conscious

Not many men would admit it, but they also care about their looks and like to be pampered. Show your appreciation for your handsome man by gifting him some personal care options.

  • Versatile Toiletries - a chic leather washbag packed with goodies never goes amiss
  • Pamper Hampers - every man will love a luxurious and relaxing pamper experience
  • Days Retreat - indulge him with a men’s massage or a spiritual day whale watching!

L'Occitane Men's Discovery Kit


1 Year Anniversary Ideas For Girlfriends

As you're searching for 1 year dating gifts for girlfriends, you'll realise the options are endless. It doesn’t have to be an expensive item as girls tend to appreciate a variety of gifts. Anything romantic or with sentimental value is sure to win her heart.


1. Buy Her Some Bling

If your girlfriend loves beautiful things, then picking a statement piece is sure to be a great option. She’ll love anything with a little hint of luxury, from sensational to sentimental gifts.

  • Infinitely Jewellery -  a simple silver bracelet or earrings with crystals from Swarovski
  • Cool Tote Bag - fun and glamorous, it's the perfect accessory for any modern woman 
  • Cocktail Shaker Set - wow her with sophistication and whip up her favourite long drink


Cocktail Essentials Kit


2. Celebrate With Indulgences

Anything pampering makes a super first date anniversary gift and shows how much you treasure her. Create a relaxing and romantic atmosphere she will thoroughly enjoy.

  • Scented Candles - aromatherapy candles and oil burners for positive relationship energy
  • Vintage Champagne - perfect for popping together and toasting to the future year
  • Luxury Hamper - spoil her with irresistible sweet treats and mouth-watering chocolates


Candle With Hidden Jewellery


3. Plan Some Adventures

If you've bonded over a love of travel, then gift her something that represents your shared passion. She'll know you'd like more time exploring the vast Aussie landscape together!

  • Travel Bag - a weekender bag is a stylish accessory for work and weekend getaways 
  • Exciting Books - from nature walks to camping guides, choose her favourite ‘must-do’s’
  • Summer Essentials - cooler bags, towels and totes will all make her dream of holidays 


Wine Trails Of Australia & New Zealand


4. Bond Over Food

For a girlfriend who adores food, make her day special with an irresistible and fun treat. Whether she's into cooking with fresh ingredients or eating out, you really can’t go wrong. 

  • Urban Greens - from groovy grow kits to growing cocktail ingredients, they’re pure fun
  • Picnic Essentials - a picnic rug and delicious gourmet hamper for a memorable day
  • Life Experience - gift her a private table with a top chef or an intimate wine tasting 


Gourmet Hampers


1 Year Dating Anniversary Gifts Right Here!

You can't go wrong browsing Gifts Australia for creative one-year dating gifts for boyfriends and girlfriends. We have a whole collection of sensational options sure to appeal when marking this momentous occasion. You’ll find geeky gifts and fun puzzles, personalised trinkets, practical tools and a whole host of luxurious ideas. We've got you covered no matter their personality and taste. 

What do you give on the first anniversary of dating? Anything your heart desires!




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