You can never go wrong with a personalized gift. People cherish them, and appreciate them much more than ordinary gifts. It shows you put a lot of thought and energy into it, and that does not go unnoticed. Jewelry is the most commonly engraved gift due to wedding bands and class rings. The second most commonly used material is personalised wooden gifts. Wood gives you more space to personalize, and gives you more methods in which to do it. When working with wood, you an have names, dates, a message, or an insignia carved, burned,laser, or painted, onto the wood.

If you or someone you know is coming up on the fifth year of marriage, you may want to consider a 5th wedding anniversary gifts for him. Traditionally, the gift for that anniversary is made out of wood. You will want high quality hardwood so the gift will last. The best choices for wooden gifts are American White Oak, North American Cherry, North American Walnut, and Black Rock Maple. 5th anniversary gifts for her can include tea light holders, desk caddies, tree swings, garden benches, key rings, bookends, wall plaques, and cutting boards. They can all be personalized with whatever you want.

5th anniversary gifts for him can include magnetic knife boards, cheese boards, wine racks, desk organizers, and tool boxes. You can get a picture wall plaque specially made as well. There are literally hundreds of gifts from which to choose. If you do not find something you like, talk to the company and they will make anything you want. That is the benefit of working with companies that make and personalize all their own gifts and designs. You can draw a quick sketch, give them your ideas over the phone, or email them and give a detailed description of the gift you have in mind.

Anniversaries are not the only reason to give someone a personalized gift. You can have one made for any occasion. Birthdays, weddings, graduations, house warming, new baby arrivals, holidays, or just because. Something as general as a tea light holder, becomes something very special if it is personalized. Toy boxes painted or carved with your family coat of arms, will become a family heirloom that will be passed down from generation to generation. The important thing is to find genuine craftsmen who will make you any gift at a fair price. Having the perfect gift idea is not helpful, if you not going to be able to afford it.