First Wedding Anniversay = Paper Present

Oh no - It's almost our first anniversary and since I've been sick for half a month I've had no head space to plan the best 1st anniversary present ever. Starting now!!!!!!

...a look back...
rehersal supper wedding one year wedding anniversary

As a little girl coming across this traditional notion that the 1st wedding anniversary gift be PAPER - I was so puzzled - Who wants paper??? How is paper romantic???

Here I am still trying to figure this out.  So far this is what a quick internet search reveals:
wedding anniversary gift ideas

(1) a new book for summer
(2) paper plane cuff links
(3) a personalized journal
(4) a map of our travels
(5) custom printed coasters
(6) a handwritten love note
(7) framed keepsakes
(8) tickets to a sporting event