Creative Anniversary Gifts
Buy a lot of small things that your boyfriend might need. It can be anything from a pen to something as expensive as a promise ring. Blow balloons and in each balloon, place one of these things. You can add a letter or two as well. Other things you can include are vouchers, gift cards, chocolates, etc.
Now this one can be a planned gift, or a surprise. Tell your boyfriend that you have planned to get a caricature portrait done and plan this with a good artist. Or, you can find a good artist and give him a photograph. The artist will get a caricature done with the photograph's help. Then frame it and gift it to your boyfriend.
This idea is a really special one and doesn't cost much. All you need, are a few photographs and equal number of helium balloons. Attach one photograph to one balloon and let them all hang on the bed. Remember, the photographs should be a particular weight so as to not let the balloons float very high.
Useful Anniversary Gifts
Personal hygiene is important to all of us and it is something we maintain irrespective of our genders. Men are usually a little less informed about the different types of personal care products they can use. It's a good idea to gift him an entire basket of toiletries. Buy yourself the same ones, in the women range.
Personalized Anniversary Gifts
There are a few things a man always needs in his wardrobe. Cufflinks, a tie, a handkerchief, etc. You can buy a few of these things and get his name or initials inscribed on them. Other things that you can add to the list are a pair of socks, his comb/brush, a key chain for his car keys, a lighter, etc.
A promise ring is a great gift, the one that shows your commitment towards the relationship. Buy two rings that look similar, and get yours and your boyfriend's initials inscribed on them. Also get a small quote inscribed on the rings. You can divide one quote into two and get a part inscribed on each ring.
Having your name on something sure feels nice, but having it inscribed on something that is unique, is even better. Try to find out, whether there is something he's always wanted to own. If you can't, you'll just have to think of something unique that he might like. Then again, you can just gift him something expensive, something which a very few people own.