Marking the number of years that you have been with your partner can be done in lots of different ways.
You can choose to celebrate at home, or go out and do something spontaneous, and there are also lots of gifts that you can choose from.
Whether you want to take a traditional or modern approach to your 37th wedding anniversary, we are going to give you lots of ideas in this article.
About 37th Wedding Anniversaries
The 37th wedding anniversary is just 3 years away from the huge milestone of celebrating forty years together. Spending 37 years with your partner is a great achievement, and you are probably looking for ideas on how to celebrate and what gift to give.
You might think that you have exhausted all possible gift ideas by this far into your marriage, but we are going to try and give you some new ideas in our gift guide a little further on.
There are so many ways in which you can celebrate this occasion with your partner, and you can choose to give something that follows the lines of the traditional gifts that are listed above, or you can take the modern approach of gifting alabaster figures.
No matter what you choose, the most important thing is that you are able to spend your anniversary with your partner, no matter how you choose to celebrate.
5 Unique Ways to Celebrate Your 37th Wedding Anniversary
- You could choose to follow along with the theme of sculpting and take a class with your partner and enjoy spending time together while doing something fun.
- Another idea of a way to celebrate your anniversary is following the tradition of the gift of paper and perhaps create a scrapbook together, full of memories and fun times.
- You could also branch away from tradition and stay at home with takeout and a bottle of wine.
- If you wanted to go all out, you could book a vacation that you have both been wanting to go on for a while.
- Something a little less extravagant could involve hosting a party with all of your close friends and family.
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Why not get a gift for your husband that he can keep with him all the time as a reminder of how you feel about him?
You can get your own personal message engraved on this wallet card and he can keep it with him.
If you are looking for a gift that is a little bit quirky and that can still tell your partner that you love them, then this ‘fill in the blanks’ book could be the perfect gift idea, and it would be fun for you to fill it out too.
This paper-based gift is a lovely gift that can also provide you with something to do on your anniversary.
You could spend your day thinking of all the things that you want to do together and put them down in this book.
If your husband is the type of person that likes to write about his day, then this leather journal would make a great wedding anniversary gift.
While these might not necessarily be the stone gift that most were thinking of, it is a nice ‘thinking outside the box’ idea that your partner could love.
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If you wanted a cool gift idea that follows along the lines of the tradition of paper gifts, then this papercut lightbox could be the perfect gift for your partner.
The stunning scenery has been created with layers of paper and it is lit with LED lights.
Another traditional gift that is typically given is a gift that is made from alabaster, which is why this alabaster candle holder could be a great gift for those that like to light candles around their home.
Another amazing gift that has been made using alabaster is this unique Swarovski necklace with a stunning design.
Alabaster also comes with its own interesting properties that the wearer could benefit from.
If you are looking for something that has been handmade with love, then you should take a look at this single paper rose.
With paper being the traditional gift in some countries, this paper rose would make a beautiful gift.
Another gift that uses paper as the foundation is this vintage writing journal that can be used forever.
The pages are refillable, so the journaling isn’t over when you reach the end of the book.
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This scrapbook would make the perfect gift for the wedded couple, and they may even choose to spend their anniversary filling in the pages with their memories of their married life together.
Not only is this a beautiful card to give to the happily married couple, but it would also make a stunning display piece in their home.
If you wanted to follow the 37th year anniversary tradition of gifting alabaster with your gift to the married couple, then this alabaster table lamp with a marble stand would be just the thing for you.
Stone is another material that is traditionally given in some places across the world to mark this anniversary, so why not get the married couple this set of two stone grey river stones as your gift?
A gift that could stay in the married couple’s home forever is this aluminum figuring that spreads the message of love and togetherness.
Traditional Gifts Around the World
Traditional Gift in the UK
Interestingly, there aren’t actually any traditions in the UK when it comes to gifting on this anniversary, but you could always take some inspiration from some of the gifting traditions in the other countries that we will mention below.
Traditional Gift in the US
Unfortunately, there also aren’t any gifting traditions in the US for this year, as it is not considered to be a milestone anniversary. However, there is nothing stopping you from picking the perfect gift for your partner and giving it to them anyway.
Traditional Gift in Spain
In Spain, the traditional gift that is given to celebrate the 37th wedding anniversary is stone, and there are lots of different gifts that you could choose from. You could even get creative and make or decorate something yourself.
Traditional Gift in Germany
Germany has slightly different traditions, and the gift that is traditionally given and received on the 37th wedding anniversary is aluminum. This is a type of metal that is used to make a variety of different things, so there would be lots of choices available.
Traditional Gift in Russia
The traditional gift for those in Russia is muslin, which is given specifically to mark the 37th anniversary of your wedding. Muslin is slightly more obscure, but there are definitely some gift ideas in there.
Traditional Gift in France
For France, the traditional gift that is given on the 37th wedding anniversary is paper, which opens lots of doors when it comes to choosing the perfect gift. You could easily create something yourself, or you could look at books or even journals.
Traditional Gift in Italy
In France, they follow the same gifting traditions for the 37th wedding anniversary as they do in Spain, which is the gift of stone. You would probably be looking at a smaller gift as stone is quite heavy.
The flower that is traditionally given on the 37th wedding anniversary is a grand total of 37 flowers. There is no specific color or type of flower that is recommended, so you are free to choose for yourself. You could get really creative and choose 37 different flowers, or you could choose 37 of the same type of flower. It really is up to you to decide, and you could opt to visit a florist to help you along the way. If your partner has a favorite flower, then that might be a good place to start.
The traditional gemstone gift that is given on the 37th wedding anniversary is alabaster, which is widely available for you to purchase. Alabaster is a type of rock that is often used for carving sculptures or figures, and it also comes with its own set of properties.
The modern gift to give on the 37th wedding anniversary is an alabaster figurine. These figurines come in lots of different sizes, and they are of lots of different things. Due to the fact that alabaster is a carving stone, it can be carved and sculpted into a variety of different forms.