36 Best Anniversary Gifts for Your Boyfriend in 2021

  • BY Keegan Kraemer
  • January 14, 2021
36 Best Anniversary Gifts for Your Boyfriend in 2021

Finding the perfect anniversary gift for your boyfriend can be difficult, no matter how many years you have been dating.

You want to be sure whatever you choose expresses your love and devotion for him.

These 36 anniversary gift ideas are suitable for both 1 year anniversary together or other relationship milestones.

Celebrate your love story with these romantic gift ideas. From personalized items and love books, these are the best gifts for your boyfriend.

Whether celebrating your first year as a couple or much longer, these gifts are great for sharing memories and other special times you’ve had together.

(Prices change frequently, so they could be slightly different from what we mentioned at the time of publication)


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Where Love Began Map Art Canvas Print

Where Love Began Map Art Canvas Print

Make sure he’ll never forget where it all began with this custom canvas print. The map is highlighted with a heart in the exact location of where the two of you first met. A romantic way to remind him of when and where you first met or started dating. This makes a wonderful one-year dating anniversary gifts for him. Add your names and anniversary date for a custom piece.


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5 Years Of Love Photo Mug

5 Years Of Love Photo Mug

5 years together is a relationship milestone. Celebrate your lasting love story with this custom mug. This gift can be personalized in a few different ways. Include your initials, anniversary date, and your favorite images of the two of you for a truly unique gift. After all, 5 years is halfway to a decade, so it’s kind of a big deal. Be sure to give him something meaningful with this mug.


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Love You More Pillow

Love You More Pillow

Remember when you used to argue with each other over who loved who more? (Or maybe you still do) Well, now you can be sure to always win that timeless argument with this cute anniversary gift. Home decor, such as this pillow, makes a suitable anniversary gift for a boyfriend of 2 years. Pair this gift with a box of his favorite candy for a special present he will cherish.


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Leather Valet Tray

Leather Valet Tray

Anniversary gifts for your boyfriend don’t have to be crazy and complicated. This simple valet tray is perfect as a catchall for things like keys and change that he will use daily. While the tray displayed is perfect for being together for 3 years, you can change the personalization to any amount of time. This gift is great for the boyfriend who travels as it folds flat for easy storage.


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Couple Puzzle Map Canvas

Couple Puzzle Map Canvas

Long-distance relationships can be difficult, but that much more meaningful the longer you have been together. This creative little canvas highlights where each of you lives. Customize this gift with your names and anniversary date. Although you might be far apart now, you both know it’s not forever. This custom canvas is a reminder of how strong your relationship truly is and how well you two fit together.


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Explosion Gift Box Set

Explosion Gift Box Set

Put your DIY skills to the test with this explosion gift box set. A fun and creative way to show your boyfriend just how much you love him. This gift box is the perfect way to share all of your favorite photos with him in a unique way. Heart gifts for him are often cheesy, but not this! He will appreciate the effort you put into this gift for him.

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Love You Letter Photo Canvas Print

Love You Letter Photo Canvas Print

If you live with your boyfriend, it is perfectly acceptable to give him a decoration for his home that you will also enjoy looking at. This personalized canvas is reminiscent of an old school love letter you might have sent one another before cell phones. Confess your everlasting love for him for all to see with this sentimental, one of a kind gift.


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Our First Year Together Photo Blanket

Our First Year Together Photo Blanket

He will certainly love any gift that showcases your love story. This blanket is a unique gift that you can give to him on your one year anniversary. Even if he isn’t a romantic type of guy, he will love snuggling up with this customized blanket that you had made special just for him. Keep your relationship warm and toasty with this one of a kind, personalized blanket.


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A Box of Date Night Cards

A Box of Date Night Cards

Keep your relationship fresh and never boring with these 52 date ideas. Each unique idea comes in a sealed envelope, so no peeking allowed! These dates range from awesome ideas like taking an unplanned day trip or getting brunch at a new restaurant. While it is a small gift, it certainly does not lack creativity. You will both get excited at what the cards could say for your next date!


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I Am So Happy I Swiped Right Desktop Plaque

I Am So Happy I Swiped Right Desktop Plaque

For those that met on an iconic dating app, this is the perfect gift idea that says it all. There is not a lot out there when it comes to sweetest day ideas for him. Make sure he knows how happy you are that you swiped right on the dating app and decided to meet him with this personalized plaque. A great gift for an anniversary or other romantic holiday.


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Love Story Cutting Board

Love Story Cutting Board

Does your man love spending time in the kitchen? This customized cutting board is sure to become a staple in his cooking arsenal. A beautiful and functional gift for men who love to cook. These cutting boards, just like your relationship, are sturdy and will withstand the test of time. Choose from three different types of wood and several font styles of a one of a kind gift.

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Funny Travel Mug

Funny Travel Mug

Searching for an inexpensive gift that is sure to be a conversation starter? This travel mug makes a great gift for any male that likes to brag about his girlfriend. While he might like his coffee hot, everyone will know that you are hotter (and that you bought him that killer mug). Create a fun gift basket by including his favorite coffee and some chocolates.


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Skin Care Set

Skin Care Set

Guys have skin too, however, most of them don’t want to waste time in front of the mirror on a 15 step skincare routine. Keep him looking young and handsome with this skincare for boyfriend gift. It’s three simple (and quick) steps that he can easily fit into his daily routine. It even comes with a toiletry bag, so he’ll have no excuse to not be taking care of himself.


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Wooden Watch

Wooden Watch

This wooden watch makes a unique gift for a boyfriend who loves looking his best. Or maybe he is the kind of guy who always seems to be running late. A quality watch can certainly help him keep track of time. Celebrate 5 years together with this simplistic and beautiful gift. The back of the watch can be engraved with a meaningful, handwritten message from you for a personalized touch.


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Where We Met Star Map

Where We Met Star Map

Similar to the custom map canvas for long-distance relationships, this star map picture is a creative way to showcase the night you first met. This gift is a beautiful and romantic way to show your love for your boyfriend. Finding the perfect gifts for him shouldn’t be difficult or expensive. Personalized gifts like this make it easy to spoil him with something special on your anniversary.


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Decanter with Oak Stopper

Decanter with Oak Stopper

For the guy who likes the finer things in life or needs a new addition to his man cave, this decanter makes a stunning, last-minute gift. Dating anniversary gifts don’t always have to be sentimental. This decanter is a simplistic and beautiful gift that he will love to display in his home or office. Make it extra special and give him his favorite wine or whiskey to go with.


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Hidden Message Bracelet

Hidden Message Bracelet

This bracelet makes a sweet anniversary gift for a boyfriend and stylish guy. Customize the bracelet by including a hidden message on the inside of the band that only he will know about and be able to see. A lovely gift for a 6 month anniversary or to celebrate one amazing year together. Made from high quality material that will last just as long as your love for one another.

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Love You Love You More Pillowcases

Love You Love You More Pillowcases

Play the game of who loves who more every night with these adorable pillowcases. A good gift idea for the couple that lives together. If you are looking for sentimental ideas for anniversary gifts for him, then these pillowcases should be on the top of your list. Swap the pillowcases around to figure out who loves who more (you’re sure to win every time!).


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Giorgio Armani Aqua di Gio Profumo

Giorgio Armani Aqua di Gio Profumo

For guys that love to smell good, he is sure to love this Giorgio Armani cologne. A high quality gift that he will surely appreciate for an anniversary of any length. A cool gift that will make him feel spoiled every time he sprays it on himself. But be warned, he might have to fight off all the other ladies with how good he is going to smell.


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Minimalist Leather Wallet

Minimalist Leather Wallet

If your boyfriend is one of those guys that sits lopsided due to the size of his wallet, then it’s time to give him an upgrade. This minimalist and personalized wallet makes a great love gift for a boyfriend who doesn’t want to be weighed down by anything other than his wonderful girlfriend. He’ll get sentimental and think of you every time he pulls his wallet out.


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Fill in the Love Book

Fill in the Love Book

Sometimes it can be hard to remember all the good things about one another. This cute book makes a cheap and meaningful gift that he will love looking at. Highlight all of the best parts of your love story with this romantic surprise gift for him. Filled with quick writing prompts that you can fill out together. From funny to serious, there is a bit of everything in this book.


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Tie Set

Tie Set

If your boyfriend has a closet full of ties, then he is sure to love this custom time clip and cufflinks for men. This is a top gift for guys who spend most of their day at the office or in a boardroom. This custom couple gift might even give him the hint that you want to tie the knot, what better place to wear these than down the aisle?


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Nike Fitness Shoes

Nike Fitness Shoes

Every guy has something that they love collecting, video games, ties, or shoes. If you are searching for gifts that say I love you for a guy who can’t get enough shoes, then these are perfect. This sweet gift is simple and stylish. No matter what he is wearing, he is going to look great and be comfortable in these Nikes. Not sure which style to get? Get them all!


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Personalized Engraved Pen

Personalized Engraved Pen

Everybody loves a good quality pen, no matter their hobbies or profession. Whether he’s a doctor or a writer, your boyfriend is sure to appreciate this high quality, smooth writing fountain pen. This pen makes a great gift for a creative guy who loves to write or draw. Pens make practical anniversary gift ideas for a boyfriend that he will use for many years to come.


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Colorblock Pants

Colorblock Pants

Nothing quite says “I love you” like a comfy pair of colorblock pants. These joggers are perfect for lounging around the house, working out, running errands, or wearing to class. A practical gift for a 1st anniversary that he is sure to wear all the time. A great gift to give with a pair of shoes or other clothing item and affordable enough you can buy yourself a matching pair.


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Ticket Stub Diary

Ticket Stub Diary

If a lot of your nights out have taken you to concerts, sporting events, or the movies, then capture those memories with this ticket stub diary. A great gift for your man that you can keep adding to for many years to come. It will bring a smile to both your faces every time you look through this gift and remember all the fun times you had together.


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Leather Weekender Bag

Leather Weekender Bag

Whether he’s spending the night at your place or taking trips for work, this weekender bag makes a stylish and practical gift. A rustic looking bag that can be customized with his initials or name. This boyfriend gift is perfect for when he travels alone or if the two of you are traveling for a trip. You can even fill the bag with other goodies for a themed gift basket.


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Driving Sun Glasses

Driving Sun Glasses

Make sure he stays safe and stylish on the road with these driving sunglasses. A practical gift for men who have a long commute to and from work or like to take their motorcycle out for a spin often. These glasses work best when out and about on a sunny day and can even be worn when participating in outdoor sports to help protect his eyes from damaging sun rays.


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Bluetooth Headphone

Bluetooth Headphone

Whether he works from home or is trying to block out noisy coworkers, these bluetooth headphones will make a great last-minute gift for him. If you are celebrating 4 years together, this is a milestone that you should celebrate with something special. These headphones are great also for when you want to get some peace and quiet and don’t want to listen to his music or video game.


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Brewing Kit for Beer

What guy doesn’t love beer? This gift gives him the chance to try his hand at making his own home-brewed beers. While this might not be a traditional handmade gift, it is certainly unique. But be careful, with this gift you might have just opened him up to a whole new home brewing hobby. Not a bad thing if you also like beer!


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Leather Keychain

Leather Keychain

Romantic anniversary gifts don’t have to be flashy and expensive. Sometimes it’s the simplest things that hold the most meaning to the man you love. This simple leather keychain makes a lovely sentimental gift for your boyfriend that he can keep with him all the time. Engrave a custom saying or his initials for a personalized gift he will love.


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Gift Box For Boyfriend

Gift Box For Boyfriend

If your anniversary falls right around Valentine’s day, then this is the perfect gift idea. Send him this cute gift box filled with love messages and the key to your heart. This gift includes a jar of 25 pre-written reasons why you love him. This also makes a great gift for long-distance relationships that you can send to him or a “just because” gift.


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Sore Muscle Massage Oil

Sore Muscle Massage Oil

Your man works hard, make sure he’s taken care of with this sore muscle massage oil. Dating gift ideas should show your man that you care about him. Plan a date night and give him a deep tissue massage with this thoughtful gift idea. He will think you are so sweet after a rub down of all of his sore muscles.


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Personalized Wallet Card

Personalized Wallet Card

Replace that worn out picture of the two of you in his wallet with this personalized wallet card. Made from sturdy aluminum, he will love how unique this gift is. A lovely gift to highlight your strong relationship and commitment to one another. Include your favorite picture of the two of you and a special saying or poem on the back.


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Anniversary Premium Ice Cream Collection

Anniversary Premium Ice Cream Collection

Ice cream is an all-time best boyfriend gifts that he won’t want to share. Edible gifts are always a great idea, especially for the guy with a sweet tooth. Get creative with your gift-giving with this premium ice cream collection. Each of the four flavors is named after a special anniversary title. Made from only the finest ingredients, he simply won’t be able to get enough of this gift.


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Our Bucket List

Our Bucket List

This journal is a truly romantic gift idea. A simple book with pages waiting to be filled with your adventures. Jot down what it is you want to do on your bucket list, how you can make it happen, when you did it and a short story to go along with it. Of course, don’t forget to include the best parts and what you learned from your experience.

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