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Milestone Birthday Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

Personalised milestone birthday gift ideas

3rd April 2023

Birthdays are special occasions that provide the perfect opportunity to treat your loved ones to gifts they deserve. Landmark birthdays, in particular, are worth celebrating as they mark a new chapter in the story of our lives. To ensure that every milestone birthday is unforgettable, here are some gift ideas that will leave a lasting impression.

The early years

Even from infancy, gifts can be special and cherished for years to come. From treasured keepsakes to games that get the little ones involved, there's no limit to the things you can create!

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Their 1st birthday: make it memorable

A child's first birthday is a significant milestone for children and parents alike, so choosing a gift worthy of the occasion is essential. Our suggestions are guaranteed to make the little one's birthday a joyous occasion to remember.

Creating smaller gifts they can carry throughout their life is a great place to start. Think about creating their very own Teddy Bear featuring a cherished photo. However, sometimes a gift for a first birthday can be something to enjoy later in life. Creating a CEWE myPhotos account allows you to make folders to store photos of your child's growth and development to be looked back on in later life. Think of it as a virtual time capsule!

If your child loves educational toys, a photo board book is a great addition to a bedtime routine. Place images of family, animals, or places in your life on 22 extra-thick, durable pages to develop motor skills and help recognition.

Entering adulthood: relive teenage memories

Turning 18 and 21 sparks a lot of changes in a young person's life. To celebrate this new chapter, consider transforming their cherished childhood memories into thoughtful photo gifts that evoke a sense of nostalgia and reflect on their personal growth.

unusual milestone birthday gift ideas

One way to do this is by creating a Premium Poster featuring a collage of moments such as significant trips or notable achievements. Our professional-grade printing techniques and high-quality paper make the resulting photo prints appear vibrant, sharp, and detailed. Choose from various sizes and formats to customise the perfect premium poster to adorn their walls and revitalise their living space.

Celebrate life on a milestone birthday

As we grow older, we have many stories that are left untold. Creating a personalised gift for a 50th, 60th, or 70th birthday can remind someone that you care for them and help them remember the wonderful memories they've made with loved ones.

50th birthday: frame what matters

The 50th birthday marks fifty years of life to be celebrated! It's one of the most notable milestones anyone can reach, which is why it's no surprise that you're exploring gift ideas that are far from ordinary.

Our bestselling Photo Poster With Wooden Hanger is the ultimate 50th birthday gift. Choose a particularly precious photo or exercise your creativity by selecting up to 27 images that deeply resonate with your loved one, resulting in a stunning piece they will greatly appreciate. Considerately produced with FSC® certified wood, the sturdy wooden hanger showcases your custom print beautifully and is ready to hang in seconds.

50th birthday ideas

60th birthday: display defining moments

The 60th birthday gift is the diamond; it signifies the exceptional achievement of reaching this milestone age. For their 60th birthday, surprise them with something just as precious as a gem – a premium Canvas Photo Print featuring a cherished memory.

Our Canvas Photo Prints are wrapped around a solid pinewood frame and professionally printed on premium polycotton canvas, ensuring exceptional quality that truly highlights the moments that matter. Choose from our extensive range of sizes to create wall art that truly stands out. Elevate the overall look of your canvas by selecting one of our timeless floating frames to add the perfect finishing touch.

70th birthday: chronicle their journey

The 70th birthday is the platinum jubilee. It's an excellent opportunity to get together and celebrate not just the guest of honour but all those who have touched their lives. They may be trickier to buy for at this point in their life; however, this can mean they appreciate the little things even more. Adding small touches to their home to showcase the memories you've shared with them is the perfect thoughtful gesture. Create a set of Photo Magnets, or feature one key memory on a Photo Keyring. If you want to celebrate a whole year of them, consider personalised calendars - both practical and personal.

The ultimate gift for someone who has lived such a long, wonderful life is a photo book compiling their legacy into a worthwhile keepsake. A Large Landscape Photo Book is a fantastic personalised gift for a 70th birthday. Not only can you eternalise photos taken over a lifetime, but with the addition of text, Clipart and video via QR code, you can tell their life story in a heartfelt way. Every photo book is completely customisable and can be displayed as a coffee table book or safely kept on the bookshelf, ready for your next trip down memory lane.

For any birthday, for anyone!

Becoming inspired can be such a motivating thing to happen to you, and when you find a product, experience or idea that captures your imagination then you're able to really say you've created a gift with thought behind it. Discover even more gift ideas on our dedicated personalised birthday gifts page.

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