Happy Anniversary Messages and Wishes

Updated on September 27, 2019
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Writer Fox enjoys helping people find the right words to express their feelings on special occasions.

Need help figuring out how to send anniversary wishes to someone? With over 50 "Happy Anniversary" messages, greetings, and cards, this is a good place to start.

You may print any of these greetings as a folded card following the instructions in the video at the bottom of this page. You may also send one of the marriage anniversary greetings as an email. Just right-click on the wish you want to send and copy/paste to your email.

Sending a wish to your spouse on your anniversary by email is a fantastic way to say "I love you." You can read the text messages to send for wedding anniversaries following the graphics in each section.

You may use any of these anniversary wishes for personal use.

Happy Anniversary Card
Happy Anniversary Card

Wishes for Spouses

How do you find a new way to say 'I love you' to your spouse on your wedding anniversary?

In this collection, you will find messages for husbands to send to their wives and for wives to send to their husbands. These messages are perfect to send in an email, or they can be used to create printable cards.

You can also print these messages and fold them to create cards. If you need help with this, watch the video at the bottom of this page to find out how to print and make a card from the message you choose. You might also consider picking one of the messages below to use as the cover of your card and write your personal greeting inside.

If You've Been Married for a Few Years . . .

These notes are reminders of how important the marriage is to the sender of the message. As is appropriate, the messages reflect back and look forward.

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The image below is for a husband to send to his wife. If you really don't know what to say to your wife on your anniversary, this greeting covers it all:

Below is the same message, only this one is from a wife to her husband. This is what every man wants to hear from his wife:

A Celebratory Gift Idea

What a heartwarming way to celebrate your relationship with coffee and breakfast in bed. This charming cup was designed by folk artist Lorrie Veasey and is made of high-quality dolomite ceramic.

This message reads:

"Our love is the most important thing in my life and I am thankful for the day I met you. Thank you for sharing your life with me."

Inside the rim is written:

"The bonds we have are ever lasting."

The cup has surrounding design, front and back. It is the perfect greeting to start the memorable day.

Humorous Wishes for a Spouse

If being mushy isn't your style, these are meant for you. The wishes below are cartoon ones that are certain to make your spouse smile:

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Let your spouse know that the sparks are still flying and that he or she is 'still the one':

Convey Messages of Love to Your Special Someone

Remember the words of the famous writer George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans):

"I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved."

An anniversary is the time to say "I love you" to your spouse. The greetings below will convey that message of love.

These special notes for your husband or wife are designed to touch the heart and to become special memories that spouses will want to keep.

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The quotation below is from the novel The Notebook, which was made into an award-winning movie in 2004:

Heartfelt Sentiments

These meaningful messages for spouses are designed to warm the heart:

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Romantic Wishes

These romantic wishes are popular choices to send to your loved one:

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A Medical Love Note

Is a medical career part of your marriage or has one of you had medical issues this year? This wish sends a special message just for you:

Heartbeat Anniversary Wish
Heartbeat Anniversary Wish

Add a Dash of Music

Is music a big part of your lives? This anniversary wish is for people who would rather read music than text. It's not one of those annoying, singing e-cards, but the words do sing "love."

For Long-Term Commitments

These messages are for a mature love and are perfect for people who are older or who have been married for a number of years:

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Playful Sentiments

These wishes are playful and full of whimsy:

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For the Golden Years

This video and the card below it are perfect for the couple approaching their retirement golden years together:

Happy Anniversary Message for Golden Years
Happy Anniversary Message for Golden Years

Send Your Lover Some Texts

These are some text messages that can accompany the graphics above or be used to make your loved one feel special any time of the year.

1. "Thank you for the best years of my life."

2. "Here's to another wonderful year of loving you."

3. "Even after all this while, nothing warms me like your smile."

4. "Being married to you is waking up every day with the girl/man of my dreams."

5. "It's that time of year again: time to relive our honeymoon."

6. "I still have such a big crush on you."

7. "They say opposites attract. Sure worked for us!"

8. "After all these years, you still light my fire!"

9. "I love you." (Send this with heart made of hands.)

10. "You are my love story."

11. "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That's what I hope to give you forever." – Nicholas Sparks

12. "I know I promised 'for better or for worse'; but it just keeps getting better!"

13. "Home is where my heart is, because you are there."

14. "Our love is a never-ending story for all eternity."

15. "Looking for love, the road stopped at you and I've never looked back."

16. "Our names are carved together forever."

17. "Meeting you was the miracle that changed my life, and led to the day we became man and wife."

18. "Meeting you was the best day of my life. Marrying you was the second."

19. "You are the light of my life."

20. "A year's journey traveling around the sun is often no picnic; it is traveling with you that makes the journey worthwhile."

21. "You are my heartbeat."

22. "You are my love song."

23. "Two hearts that beat as one, that is what we have become."

24. "Since the day that we said 'I do', I cherish every year of 'happily ever after' with you!"

25. "The only thing I regret about marrying you is not meeting you sooner."

26. "From the moment that we said 'I do', I have loved being married to you."

27. "Together we are one heart."

28. "You are the sweetness in my life. Happy Anniversary, Honey!"

29. "I only have eyes for you." – Larry Dubin

30. "I'm on the top of the world loving you."

31. "Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made." – Robert Browning

Celebrating Someone Else's Anniversary

These "Happy Anniversary" messages are for you to send to the couple celebrating their anniversary.

Here you will find greetings for all personality types and for all stages of commitment. There's something here for every couple – for couples you know well and for those you don't. These messages from friends and family members are always appreciated.

The text messages in the graphics are listed at the end of this section.

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Toast a Couple

Celebrations are the order-of-the-day when a couple has an anniversary. You can't go wrong with a champagne toast and accompanying best wishes.

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For Noting a Particularly Special Kind of Love

These sentiments are for couples who share a special love that's plain to see:

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Cheerful, Lighthearted Sentiments

These are cheerful, lighthearted greetings for friends or relatives:

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Applaud Your Party Animals

Does the lucky couple like to party? The cards below are made for them:

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Thoughtful, Sentimental Messages

The wishes below are more thoughtful, sentimental anniversary messages. The text for the first one was written by the French novelist Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, who wrote under the pseudonym of George Sand.

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Texts to Send to a Happy Couple

These are the text messages for the 'Happy Wedding Anniversary' messages to send to couples in the graphics above.

1. "To one cool couple!"

2. "The happiness you share is a precious gift."

3. "Here's wishing you a fabulous start to another wonderful year together."

4. "Here's to you: May the worst troubles be behind you, may the best years be ahead of you, and may love always be between you."

5. "Celebrate your love."

6. "When I look at the two of you, love is what I see"

7. "Your marriage is the love story other people only dream about."

8. "Being with the two of you is being in the presence of a great love."

9. "May the bluebird of happiness keep signing his song to you."

10. "Happy Anniversary to You!"

11. "Your marriage was made in heaven."

12. "You are the perfect couple."

13. "You still behave like newlyweds."

14. "You make such a cute couple."

15. "Happy wedding anniversary – party down!"

16. "Happy marriage anniversary – rock on!"

17. "There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved." – George Sand

18. "Love is the time that binds you and keeps you."

"19. You made a wonderful home together."

Make Your Own Cards

Print these wishes as cards by following the instructions in the video below. You can make a folded card by using your home computer and printer.

You can use A4 paper size or 8 1/2" by 11" with regular printer paper or something fancy from an office supply store.

Use one of the image wishes in this collection as the cover and write something personal on the inside of the card.

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      Sohail khan 

      7 months ago

      Nice Card You Write A Very Good Card

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      Ricardo and Kels 

      2 years ago

      Hope you have a wonderful 2nd wedding anniversary and so many more. We pray that you will.

      Lots of love from mama and papa Farmer

      And Hugo Farmer. Xxxx

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      2 years ago

      Happy wedding and love another

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      5 years ago

      We want on names marriage wishes

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Hi Pinappu: Thanks for the compliments! I create the images and slogans. The images are really time consuming to put together, but it's worth the effort. Just look how many people have 'liked' this webpage on Facebook!!!!

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      6 years ago from India

      great anniversary wishes and cool photos. From where did you get such beautiful photos?

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Thank you, Thumbi7. I'm glad you found a card to use.

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      JR Krishna 

      6 years ago from India

      This is excellent. The cards are superb

      Thanks for sharing

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Thanks, Audrey. I appreciate your comment very much and am glad you liked the wishes and graphics.

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      Audrey Howitt 

      6 years ago from California

      Very cool anniversary wishes--the graphics are great!

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Thank you, DDE. Glad you enjoy the graphics.

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      ANNIVERSARY WISHES Happy Anniversary Messages awesome, useful interesting the photo are magnificent, and such great ideas

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Thank you Tillsontitan for your comments and for sharing this. I hope you'll use these anniversary wishes to send greetings.

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      This is a magnificent gathering of great anniversary cards and wishes for just about anybody to you! Superb!

      What more can I say?

      Voted up, useful, awesome, beautiful, interesting and shared.

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Facebook is great for sharing special life events, like wedding anniversaries. I wouldn't know the date of most friends' anniversaries if they didn't tell me or have a party!

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      6 years ago from USA

      These are nice anniversary images, especially for printing or Facebooking, etc. (People are so public these days with their anniversary wishes to one another!) Thanks for sharing these with us.

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      Now, people send more anniversary wishes by email. Times change, but wedding anniversaries are still remembered.

    • ologsinquito profile image


      6 years ago from USA

      Hi WriterFox, these are great anniversary images. There was a time when people often mailed anniversary cards to couples celebrating these happy occasions.


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