25 Best One-Year Anniversary Gifts for Boyfriend (2021)

  • BY Editorial Staff
  • March 22, 2021
25 Best One-Year Anniversary Gifts for Boyfriend (2021)

1 year of overwhelming love, 365 days of being together, and 52 weeks of profound joy. Congratulations! You have reached an important milestone with your boyfriend that deserves celebration.

Don’t just pick a random gift. Get a special gift for your boyfriend to celebrate this one-year dating anniversary from this list, carefully curated by our gift experts to match your requirements!

Creative One-Year Dating Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him

1/ “The Night Everything Changed” Star Map Print

a star map and city map canvas print as one year dating anniversary gift for boyfriend


This celestial map print can be a perfect reminder of a very special night of your relationship and will make your guy smile every time he looks at it.

The sky that you see on the print will be the specific alignment of the stars when you first met, first dated, or had your first kiss.

How romantic!

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2/ “One Year With Him” Photo Box Explosion

First Year Gifts for Boyfriend Photo Box Explosion


As the name suggests, this little box is an explosion of all the happy memories you’ve shared throughout the year.

Upon opening the box, he will discover your selection of pictures, one by one, bringing back the sweet nostalgia of all the moments you had together.

And by keeping your gifts hidden inside, it keeps getting better!

You can also create a DIY Photo Box Explosion with this tutorial.

3/ First Anniversary Photo Collage Gift

first year dating anniversary gift for him


Here is one loving way to cherish the best moments of your one year together. This will be an original gift that your boyfriend will cherish and happy to receive.

4/ “I Love You For All That You Are” Photo Canvas Print

i love you for all that you are one year anniversary canvas print gift for boyfriend


Featuring a simple design and a heart-touching and romantic quote “I love you for all that you are”, custom canvas print, customized with your anniversary day will melt his heart away this dating milestone.

5/ Simpsons Portrait

Simpsons Portrait, Anniversary Gift For Boyfriend, Funny Gift For Boyfriend


Looking for a funny and creative one-year dating anniversary gift for him to lighten up your celebration? We have a recommendation that will make your man laugh and feel loved.

Show off the humorous side of your relationship by immortalizing the two of you with a personalized Simpsons Portrait.

RELATED: Funny Gift Ideas to Amuse Your S.O.

6/ Custom Camera Film Roll Keychain

Personalized Film Roll Keychain,Personalized Photo Album


The Custom Camera Film Roll Keychain is a magical, unique, and romantic 1st year dating anniversary gift for your boyfriend. With the number of photos that can be attached, it is a great prezzie for your other half.

This unique gift allows you to customize your own vintage roll film and attach a keychain to it so that your memories are stored in the authentic roll, rolled safe and secure to last.

7/ “Our First Year Together” Custom Photo Collage Pillow

Our First Year Together Custom Photo Collage Suede Pillow


There’s arguably nothing that feels warmer than a soul mate who keeps the flame of love kindled in your heart. So, this custom photo collage pillow can be the perfect gift to celebrate his affection and warmth.

You can customize this cute pillow to make it a personalized present for your bae. And when you are not around, it’s like your bae can still snuggle with you every night, no matter where you are.

8/ “1 Year and Counting” Photo Plaque

1 Year Photo Plaque Dating Anniversary Gift for Him


A special way to showcase the best moments and memories with your guy is to gift him with this “1 Year and Counting” desktop plaque. At $24.95, it can be a small but incredibly valuable keepsake for the best man in your life.

9/ “Our First Year of Dating” Scrapbook

our first year scrapbook for boyfriend


This is a cute one-year anniversary gift for your boyfriend to together preserve happy memories of your 1st year together.

You can include pictures and scrapbook items like ticket stubs from your first movie together and then surprise your man on your anniversary.

10/ “Complete Each Other” Map Print

a map print gift for 1st year dating anniversary


This personalized print is a great way to show and remind him how perfect you are for each other. Customize the map art with your locations, the day you officially “dated” him and your names.

11/ Personalized Leather Bracelet

Personalized leather bracelet, ONE year Anniversary leather bracelet for him


This Personalized Leather Bracelet will have your initials and the date you met printed nicely on a leather bracelet.

This can be a romantic one-year anniversary gift for your boyfriend to give him a piece of you to carry around with him everywhere he goes.

Order 2, one for each of you, so that both of you always have each other in your thoughts.

12/ Monogrammed Leather AirPod Case Keychain

Monogrammed Leather AirPod Case Keychain


Let a functional gift express how much you care for him. At $45.00, this unique Monogrammed Leather AirPod Case Keychain will let him keep his AirPods safe and within reach at all times in a protective case.

13/ “It All Began With” Pillow With Custom Text And Photo

It All Began With Pillow With Custom Text And Photo - 1 year Anniversary Gift for Boyfriend


This personalized “It All Began With…” pillow is a quirky gift for your boyfriend to celebrate the very 1st anniversary.

How or Where did your love story begin?

14/ “Happy 1st Dating Anniversary” Collage Print

Happy First Anniversary Photo Collage Canvas Wall Art


Completing one year with your boyfriend is both exciting and nostalgic. The nostalgic memories of when you first met can make you two fall in love all over again.

This heart-shaped photo collage canvas is a romantic idea to reminisce about the treasured memories both of you shared throughout the year.

15/ Engraved Wooden Watch for Boyfriend

Engraved Wooden Watch for Boyfriend


Treat your bae to this classic wooden watch with a custom message engraved on the back. It is an exquisite, yet practical 1-year anniversary gift for boyfriend that he can wear for years to come.

And you can make this classy gift more personal with a sentimental saying on it.

16/ Pop Up Anniversary Card

gay couple 3D Pop Up Greeting Card - 1 year anniversary gift for gay boyfriend


Looking for a special way to express your love on your one-year dating anniversary? At merely $12.95 on Amazon, this pop up card is an ideal and unique way to say “I Love You” to that special person.

17/ A Pillow with Your Special Song

pillow with song lyrics - one year dating anniversary gift for him


We bet there’s a special song in your relationship. Why don’t you incorporate it into the gift? It’ll make a surprise 1-year anniversary gift idea that your BF will not expect!

18/ Romantic Love Coupons

1 Year Anniversary Gift for Him Boyfriend romantic love coupon


Keep that spark between you and your man alive with these romantic love coupons from Etsy.

Suitable for all genders, this sweet and romantic present will let you two find 60 unique idea cards, so you never run out of ideas and you can schedule a cute weekly date night. These love coupons will help make the first anniversary with your beau a little more fun.

19/ “You’ve Been An Amazing BF For 1 Year” Candle

You have been an amazing boyfriend for 1 year candle gift


This candle is a super sweet and perfectly quirky 1st year anniversary gift for your boyfriend. At $17.45 on Etsy, this can be a pretty handy and cute gift for your S.O.

20/ “You Mean The World To Me” Desktop Plaque With Photo

a desktop plaque with a photo of the couple and the quote you mean the world to me


With this desktop plaque that contains memories of your first year together, he now can always keep your image closed by right on his desk.

21/ Long-Distance License Plate Sign

Long-Distance License Plate Sign - 1 year anniversary gift for boyfriend


This long-distance license plate sign is one-of-the-kind that your other half will absolutely love.

Start off your second year together with a gift that shows off the value of his love despite the distance.

­RELATED: 27 Long-Distance Relationship Gifts for Boyfriend

22/ Couple Necklace

Couple Necklace Pendant On 1st year dating anniversary


This Aienid couples necklace is a simple way of showing him the special bond you two have. It’s a reminder that you are his and he is yours.

At $17.99 on Amazon, this simple but unique token of love is the best gift you can get him.

23/ First Year Dating Anniversary Photo Collage Mug

a photo collage mug as 1st year dating anniversary gift for boyfriend


There are so many beautiful ways to have a reminder of hitting a one-year milestone together.

This mug can be an amazing one-year anniversary gift that your boyfriend can use every day.

The best thing about this gift is that you can customize it to make it much more personal and meaningful.

24/ Custom Photo Desk Lamp

Personalized Custom Photo Desk Led Lamp


For long-distance love, this remarkable personalized custom photo desk lamp will definitely keep the two of you connected. On your 1st year anniversary of dating, gift your significant other this unique gift at $70.00 on Etsy.

25/ Star Map and Song Lyrics Print

a star map print with song lyrics around


You might not be able to give your boyfriend the moon and the stars. However, this constellation print is the next best thing you can get him! This keepsake shows the night sky of your 1st date and lyrics of a special song that makes both your hearts sing.


One year dating anniversary is a big deal for two hearts in love. For celebrating this exciting milestone, you might want to go all out to pick a heartwarming present for your other half. And while the 365 days with your boyfriend have taught you sufficiently about his taste, when your one-year comes around, you can still find yourself indecisive about what to actually buy him.

With this above list, we have put together a collection of one year dating anniversary gifts for him so that you don’t have to. So all you have to do is pick one and make the day memorable forever.




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