35 Presents for a 3rd Wedding Anniversary

Updated on September 18th, 2021
By Eve
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A wedding anniversary can always be a nice occasion to celebrate and even if a couple has only hit a three-year milestone it can be great to give gifts. It is not always easy to know what to give especially as it is traditional to give leather and you may not feel like giving a pair of shoes! However, there are other things that you can give and we have put together a list of suggestions so you should be able to find something that will work for the couple that you have in mind, for your budget and to suit you as well.

3rd Wedding Anniverary Gift Ideas

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Humorous cards can be a great choice for any wedding anniversary. This one has a stiletto and boot with little smiley faces and one is saying ‘together for leather’ and the other says ‘you’re my soulmate’ and underneath ‘Happy third anniversary’. A great card for a leather anniversary. It is 120mm x 170mm and is responsibly sourced and recycled. It comes with a lemon yellow envelope and is supplied in a cellophane bag.

A pair of mugs can make a great gift. These two are personalised with the couples name and say ‘congratulations on your 3rd wedding anniversary’ and there is room for a personal message on the back. They are made from white ceramic with red print which gives a clear and glossy finish. They are dishwasher and microwave safe.  Each comes in a box. They are 9.5cm tall and hold 300ml.

Leather is the traditional item to give for a third anniversary and so this leather-covered photo album could be a fitting gift. It has 60 black pages and they are empty so you can stick in photos, cards, pictures, stickers etc to make a really pretty scrapbook. It comes with some accessories such as stencils and stickers to give you some ideas. It comes in different colour options and is 27.5 x 20.5cm in size and has 30 blank sheets of paper inside it.

A wooden plaque can be a fun keepsake and this one says ‘Happy Anniversary 1,095 days together ….but who’s counting’ with hearts and a cartoon couple on it. It has a hole in it and comes with twine that can be threaded through so that it can be hung up or put around the neck of a bottle. It is 10 x 9.5cm in size and is made from sustainable plywood.

Bookmarks can make great gifts for those that like to read. This pair of leather bookmarks make a great gift for a couple on their third anniversary. They have a heart design on them and say ‘from the heart’ on them.  These are made from buffalo leather and are soft but tough with a lovely leathery smell. They have an antique design and measure 7 x 2 inches in size.

Gamers will appreciate this t-shirt which says ‘level 02 complete’ on it with a handset picture underneath. They are short-sleeved and come in a selection of colours. They come in fits for men and women and in various sizes. They are made from cotton and polyester and so feel lovely to wear but will not shrink, even in the washing machine or tumble drier. They have a classic fit with a rounded collar.

Date dice can be a lot of fun. This is a pair of metal ones and each face has a different date idea so one or two can be thrown to come up with some interesting ideas for activities to do. These come with a velvet gift bag and are packed in wooden straw in a box so look really special when they arrive. They can be great fun and can add some variety to a couples date nights.

Scrapbooks can be used for lots of things but are great for keeping memories together. This one is made from leather so is fitting for a third-anniversary gift. It has a deer design on it, although you can also pick an elephant or lady design. The book is 28 x 21cm in size and holds pages which are 26 x 18cm in size. It has 30 sheets and can hold two 6 x 4 photos per page.

Cufflinks can be a special gift for a spouse to buy for their husband. These are round in shape and have ‘3rd wedding anniversary’ around the edge of them. They are hammered metal which gives an interesting texture which looks interesting and vintage. They come in a presentation tin which means that they are ready to give away without even wrapping up and the tin could be used to store them between uses.

Bracelets can make lovely presents and a wife would like to receive this one. It is a bangle-style bracelet with charms on it. A round charm says ‘Happy Leather Anniversary 1096 days and counting’ on it. There s a heart-shaped one which says ‘love’ on it. There is a pretty flower charm and all of these three are silver in colour and made from stainless steel like the bracelet. There is also a heart shaped blue crystal stone charm.

Novelty gifts can be a fun thing to give. This one is a small red organza bag with lots of little items inside it. On the bag is a card which explains the significance of all of the gifts inside the bag which are all fun and interesting items with sentimental meanings. The bag is 13cm x 18cm and so it is really cute and with the red ribbon on the top is all ready to give away.

Cards can be a lovely way to wish someone a happy anniversary. This one says ‘leather 3 years happy anniversary’ on it and it has a picture of a glass and butterflies. There are sequins and glitter on the card which has been hand finished so that it really sparkles. It is 16cm x 16cm in size and is blank inside for your own message. It comes with a white envelope.

Leather bracelets can be a great gift for a third wedding anniversary. These are matching and can be personalised with the wedding date in Roman numerals. They are 10mm wide and have magnetic clasps which are hypoallergenic. The leather is high quality and comfortable to wear. You can choose the colour of leather, the colour of the clasp, the date and the length of the bracelet so it will look just how you wish and will fit really well.

Wallets can make great gifts and this leather one is a great idea for a third wedding anniversary. It is black and can be embossed in gold or silver. It has RFID protection and it is 11.5cm x 9.5cm in size. It is bifold with a pop stud clasp and inside has spaces for cards and notes and has a pop stud pocket where you can store coins as well.

A pair of mugs can make a lovely gift for any occasion. The mugs are made of ceramic and have a marbled pattern on them with gold rim and lettering. One is pink with ‘Mrs’ on it and the other is grey with ‘Mr’ on it. They are 8.5cm high and 7.5cm wide and they hold 400ml. They are dishwasher safe and come together in a box which says ‘love’ on the front of it.

Cufflinks make a great keepsake gift and these are unusual as they are leather. The main part of the cufflink is metal but the circular front has leather set into it making them unusual and relevant for a 3rd-anniversary gift. They are 22mm in diameter. They come in a chrome presentation box so they can be easily stored in it and they do not even need wrapping up before giving as a gift.

A leather journal is an appropriate gift for a third wedding anniversary and it is also useful. It could be used as a diary or journal or just as a notebook. It is 18 x 13cm in size and has unlined paper inside so it could even be used for doodling, although you can choose an option with just lined paper if you prefer. The leather is water buffalo leather in a dark brown colour and the paper is recycled.

Cards can be a lovely thing to send so that a couple knows that you are thinking of them. This one says ‘Leather happy 3rd anniversary with love on a special day’ with a star design. It is hand finished with glitter and diamantes so it will really sparkle. It is 16 x 16mm and is blank inside so that you can add your own message. It comes with a white envelope.

A leather bracelet can be a special gift for a spouse to give their partner on their third anniversary. This one has braided leather with silver beads and a leaf pendant. It is made from PU leather and the beads are wood and metal alloy but silver in colour. It can be adjusted to fit with a diameter of between 9cm and 6cm. It is closed with a drawstring buckle.

T-shirts can be great gifts to give as they are useful items and this one has a sentimental message on it. It says ‘Married 3 years and looking forward to forever’ and it has a little picture of figures proposing. It comes in sizes and fits for men and women and in a selection of colours. It comes in a soft polycotton material which is comfortable and easy to wash.

Novelty items can be a lot of fun and this one is an anniversary survival kit in a can. It has a small tin in a choice of colours which contains a selection of tiny gifts in it. With the can is a card which has a list of the items and explains the significance of each of them. They are funny and sentimental and it can make a fun keepsake gift.

Unusual gifts can be really special and this lock keyring can be an interesting one to give. It is made from metal with leather and it has a lock and key with a pendant that says ‘I feel about you make my heart long to be free’ and it also has a circular pendant as well. The key works in the lock too. The keychain is 10cm x 3cm in size and would make a lovely sentimental gift.

Personalised gifts can be really special and this leather bracelet can have initials and a date on it. It comes with different colour options and the print is laser engraved onto the leather. It has stainless steel clasp and is 21.5cm long and 1,5cm wide with a 4cm plate for engraving. It comes in a luxury gift box which is black so great for giving away as a lovely present.

Funny gifts can be good to give to couples with a sense of humour. These aprons are practical as well. The black one has a moustache and says ‘Mr Right’ and the white one has lips and says ‘Mrs Always Right’ on it. They have adjustable neck loops and hand ties on the waist so they can be adjusted to fit most people. Useful for wearing when cooking, baking and barbecuing.

If the couple you are buying for like ornaments then they may like to receive this sculpture. It is made of crystal glass and is a heart shape resting on the word love. It says ‘3 years of marriage’ and says the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds that is and below says ‘together and still counting happy anniversary’. It is 3.9 x 3.4 x 1 inch tall and is free-standing with laser engraving.

Bottle openers are really useful, whether you drink alcohol or soft drinks. This one is special as it can be engraved with a special message. It can have the number of years of marriage and a name so – ‘[number of years] years, wood you believe it [names]’. It has some hearts on it too. All printed on the wooden handle which is 95mm long. The top part is made of stainless steel.

If you are looking for something really unique then this engraved leather photograph could be it. The idea is that you choose a picture and this is engraved either on 4 x 6 or 6 x 8 sized leather and then sealed so that it has a satin finish which is protected. It will make a unique and individual gift and it will be something that can be treasured as well as the leather being really relevant for three years of marriage.

Photo frames can be a really useful gift and this one is made from wood and is laser engraved. It says on it ‘Mr & Mrs [surname] congratulations on your 3rd wedding anniversary lots of love [names] xxxx’. It is 25cm x 15cm with a spaces for a photo measuring 10cm x 10cm. It is professionally engraved so that it is really high quality. The design is unusual too with the engraving on the right and the photo on the left-hand side of the frame.

A personalised gift can be really special and these leather cufflinks can have a set of initials put on them. They are round and are made from a tan grain leather and they have a diameter of 19mm. With their gold metal backs, they will look really smart when worn for any occasion. They look very elegant and they are unusual so will really stand out and look really good.

A personalised card can be really special and this one has space at the top for the names of the couple and underneath there is a big circle with a number 3 in it and underneath it says ‘years as Mr & Mrs’. Then under the circle, it says ‘congratulations on your leather anniversary’. It is on white card with pretty pink and green colouring. It comes with a brown kraft envelope.

A cute glass could be a really lovely gift. This one says ‘Happy Anniversary I love you to the moon & back xxxx’ and has a picture of a pair of penguins on it. It would make a lovely present from one spouse to another especially one that is a fan of penguins. It is a tumbler with a bubble base and is 8 x 8 x 9 cm in size.

A long-sleeved t-shirt can be a nice warm item to wear and this one says ‘level 3 complete’ on it with a gaming handset on the front of it in white. It comes in black and blue and is a unisex fit which is available in sizes small – 2XL. It is made from 100% cotton and is therefore really soft and comfortable to wear and it will wash really easily as well.

Cute gifts can go down really well and this sausage dog doorstop is certainly cute. It is made of faux leather so could be a really good idea for a leather anniversary gift. It has a black bow with white stitching around its neck and its ears are all fluffy on the inside. It is 44 x 17 x 19 in size and it could be ideal for fans of dachshunds.

Books can be great things to give as gifts and this is a leather anniversary memory keepsake booklet. It is spiral bound and has sentimental things written on the pages with places to fill in your own thoughts and to stick photographs as well. It comes with sticker sheets as well that you can stick in the book as you fill it in. It is 6 x 8 inches in size and has ten pages.

Hipflasks can be handy things to own and this one is made from stainless steel with a message on. The outside has a wood effect vinyl wrap around it which says on it ‘3rd anniversary I still love you as much as the day we met’. It has a 6oz capacity and comes in a plain white box which means that you will just need to add a ribbon to make it look really pretty.

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