It seems like just yesterday you were celebrating your 25th, or quarter of a century, of marriage together and now the next year comes rolling round.
Traditional 26 year anniversary gift
This is just as an important day as any other wedding anniversary except this year the gifts are more up to you than depending on the traditional symbols and items that are associated with other years, and that’s because there aren’t any traditional items for the 26th anniversary.
It seems like just yesterday you were celebrating your 25th, or quarter of a century, of marriage together and now the next year comes rolling round. It is just as an important day as any other wedding anniversary except this year the gifts are more up to you than depending on the traditional symbols and items that are associated with other years, and that’s because there aren’t any traditional items for the 26th wedding anniversary.
Whatever you do this year, make the 26th wedding anniversary gift insightful and well-thought out. Get creative and buy flowers, chocolates and something to remember this day by. Even if it’s not the most famous of wedding anniversary dates, it doesn’t mean your special day has to suffer.
Appropriate Flower for 26th Anniversary
There are no special flowers associated with the 26th anniversary but that’s OK, just buy her favorite flowers and have them delivered to your home or to her place of work. If you’re splashing out and taking her somewhere nice for a weekend away, then have some flowers delivered there for that all-round package.
As there are no gemstones, flowers or traditional items associated with the 26th wedding anniversary gift, this year is up to you. Make sure you buy something memorable and something that you can keep for another 26 years.
The modern 26th anniversary gift theme
For a modern or contemporary 26th wedding anniversary gift, there are original paintings, which are associated with this year. Original paintings can be of famous artists, stunning prints from new and upcoming artists or whatever is fashionable at the time of buying. You can really impress your partner with some original paintings as art can be admired and enjoyed for many years to come and as it will be connected to the day of your wedding then it makes it even more special when you hang it on the wall at home.
The 26 year Anniversary Facts and Figures
On the 26th anniversary of your marriage you would have been married for
- 9,490 days or
- 227,760 hours or
- 13,665,600 minutes which is over
- 819 million seconds!
During this time you would have shared, on average, over 71,100 hours of snuggle time (sleeping!) or about 8 years, 2 months.
Assuming you don’t work together you’ve been apart for over 54,974 hours which is about 6 years, 3 months.
You would have by now shared about 20,700 meals together which equates to approximately 1 year, 5 months of continuous eating!
So, as you can see, there aren’t many traditions based around the 26th wedding anniversary but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring or not remembered. If you want to impress your partner, then go for the modern day gift for the 26th wedding anniversary and buy some original paintings so you can have them in your home, looking super special.
Next year, being the 27th Wedding Anniversary there is no traditional gift theme assigned as the appropriate gift theme. The Modern gift list suggests Sculpture as the theme. The Gemstone Anniversary List offers no gift theme. Also there are no appropriate flowers assigned for the year.
Last year, the 25th Wedding Anniversary the traditional gift theme list suggests Silver as the appropriate gift theme. The Modern gift also list suggests Silver as the themes. The Gemstone Anniversary List bizarrely offers Sterling Silver as the theme (it’s not a gemstone!) The appropriate flowers are the Iris .