Whether it be the day you first met, the day you asked each other to be official, or something else that best represents you as a couple, anniversaries are a great way to celebrate an important milestone. And since your anniversary with your partner is coming up, you’re probably looking to do something a little extra special for them.
Today we’re here to put a spin on the traditional “DIY” gift to do something that’s easy, quick, and thoughtful. All of these gifts on our list are personalized gift cards! That’s right, these are digital gift cards that can be customized with a nice message and/or image, like an inside joke or a term of endearment, whatever you decide, it’s a little DIY project that will take mere minutes to do.
GiftYa is one of the leading virtual gift card providers in the country, they have thousands of gift cards to locations like online stores, local shops, restaurants, well known retailers, and more. And since it’s all online, all you have to do is go onto the website, type in the location, and then select an amount up to $100 to your partner’s favorite place, which can be sent via text or email! These last minute DIY anniversary gifts for your boyfriend are a great choice for easy gift giving.
Amazon is one of the leading places to get almost anything you could need! They have furniture, home decor, your favorite TV/Movie memorabilia, games, clothes, food, tools, essentials, and more. If you can think of something you might want/need, Amazon probably has it or at least something closely related.
The best part? If you have Amazon Prime you can get Prime Shipping which means some items can be delivered to you as quick as the next day! Plus you can get access to thousands of TV shows, movies, and other delightful things.
An Amazon gift card is always a safe bet to get as a gift, they can use it to buy the thing they’ve been talking about getting for a while now or simply browse around until they find something that piques their interest.
If your boyfriend is a fan of gaming, either casually or religiously, then they’ve probably heard of GameStop! First established in 1984, GameStop has grown steadily in popularity over the years, and now with over 4,000 stores all over the country they’ve become a destination all video game lovers go to.
In store and online they sell gaming consoles, highly anticipated new releases, old games from your childhood you’d like to rediscover, collectibles, and more! Upgrade your old headset to something new or browse around and find something you didn’t know you wanted, either way- GameStop is a great stop to make!
A Blaze Pizza gift card is in itself a DIY gift. How, you ask? Well, at Blaze Pizza you can create your own pizza, from the make of the dough, to the sauce, cheese, and then toppings. They want to make sure that they can make your favorite pizza in the best way, which is ‘Fast-Fire’d’. This California based restaurant is a fast-casual spot perfect for a quick lunch or an outing with friends.
If you’d like to know what choices they have on the menu when you’re creating your pizza, we can give you a sneak peek into some of the options they have:
There’s more, but where’s the fun in spoiling it all now?
There are some people that love shoe shopping, they probably have too many pairs, and love to splurge on a new set when they don’t really need to. And then they are some that grab a new pair every now and then- but they still enjoy the process of getting some new shoes. Either way, a FootLocker gift card would make for a nice gift because shoes are a necessity when you’re out and about.
Foot Locker has well known brands like Nike, New Balance, crocs, Timberland, Vans, and more! You can shop online or in stores. They have a huge selection of shoes perfect for your everyday life.
Movies offer an escape from the stress of daily life into a new world full of laughs, tears, adrenaline pumping action, anticipation for the latest installment in the series you love, and more. And where better to go see a movie than AMC Theatres?
AMC has those comfy cozy seats, classic movie theater concessions like popcorn & sweets, and stellar quality from their big screens to make your movie going experience one to remember.
An AMC Theatres gift card is perfect because you can take whoever you want with you to go see the movie or simply go enjoy one by yourself. No matter what, it’s gonna be a fun ride!
Speaking of diving into new worlds, how about an infinite source of worlds that’ll have you exploring new thoughts and feelings? With books you can do exactly that. Fantasy, sci-fi, nonfiction, how-tos, biographies, and more are all at your fingertips. And at Barnes & Noble you’ll have a stellar selection to browse through and choose from.
They have a great variety of books, board games, TV and movie box sets, music, memorabilia, journals, and writing utensils. So even if you aren’t the biggest reader in the world, you can still get some really cool stuff at Barnes & Noble. Shop online or in store for some reading fun!
Clothes shopping is one of those many pleasures in life that sometimes we forget to do and then you look at your closet and realize a lot of the clothes you have in there you’ve grown out of. They don’t match your personality as much and you want to go out and look for a new wardrobe, that’s what the GAP is here to provide!
The GAP has a wide array of casual clothes that are good for any occasion. Tees, jeans, shorts, shirts, pants, sweats, swimwear, activewear, pajamas, new arrivals that stay with the current fashion trends, and accessories are all available to purchase both online and in store. They have sizes from XS to triple XL, and even more with some clothing items. The GAP is a perfect place to get your hands on some new items to spice up your closet.
A new coat of paint can really change up a room and where better to get a gallon of paint then one of the leading retailers in the country, Lowe’s! Lowe’s specializes in all things home improvement, from the outside to the inside of your home.
They have gardening supplies, lawn mowers, plants, outdoor furniture, decorations for the holidays, state of the art appliances, grills, lighting, fans, building supplies, tiles, bathroom essentials, and more. If you need something for your house to become your home, then a Lowe’s gift card is the way to go!
If your partner is a fan of caffeine and sugary treats then a gift card to Dunkin is gonna be his new best friend. Dunkin’ aka Dunkin’ Donuts is a super popular fast casual food spot that makes a variety of drinks, breakfast munchies, and donuts of course! If you have one near you or on your way to work then why not stop by for something to give you a pep in your step!
You can get an Iced Americano, Espresso, Iced Tea, Dunkin’ Refreshers, Matcha Latte, the Frozen Chocolate, a Sausage, Egg, & Cheese sandwich, Hash Browns, Snackin’ Bacon, and almost any flavor of donut you can want. A delicious treat awaits at Dunkin!
Another clever DIY gift is to make your very own custom Visa Gift Card from Gift Card Granny. You can choose to make an actual physical card that’s sent by mail or as an eGift with online use only.
You can then select an amount up to $500, pick a photo to go on the gift card- (like the photo displayed in the example picture above), and craft a personalized message to go along with the gift card.
It’s a simple DIY gift that’ll be extremely useful anytime they are out and about wanting to buy something for themselves. A perfect gift that will take under 5 minutes to make.
There you go, those are our last minute DIY anniversary gifts for your boyfriend with a twist. All of these gifts can be personalized to show how much you wanna say: “hey, you’re great, love you.” They are fast and easy DIY gifts to make your anniversary a little more special!