Bride and groom

You’re married! You’ve tied the knot, celebrated your special day and been hungover on your honeymoon. Now it’s time to return home to married life. But the secret to a happy marriage doesn’t end with your wedding day.

 Here we share with you insider tips for newlyweds on how to create the perfect love nest and keep that ‘just married’ spark alive for all eternity.

 Keep the spark alive: 7 insider tips for newlyweds

 1.    Keep up the effort

The secret to maintaining a happy and healthy marriage is keeping up the effort. This doesn’t mean you won’t disagree, or at times take your partner for granted, but putting in the effort to make them feel special and celebrate the good times goes a long way.

 Surprise your spouse by setting the dinner table for a romantic meal for a special occasion or ‘just because’. Serve them up something sensational on an Engraved Deluxe Square Cheese Serving Chopping Board that can be customized with your own special message of love and affection.  

 2.    Maintain your identity

Being part of a couple doesn’t mean you have to lose yourself. Maintain your own identity by pursuing separate interests, hobbies or careers – as well as finding common ground.

 Keep things fresh and give yourselves something to talk about when you come home by being your own person, no matter how loved-up you are.

 Give one another an Engraved Bamboo Travel Mug to take on your adventures, personalized with names, nicknames or your own special message, so no matter where you are, they’re thinking of you.

bamboo Travel Mug

 3.    Don’t expect the world

Many newlyweds (brides especially) suffer from Post-Wedding Come Down Syndrome (PWCDS). Ok, so this might not be actually scientifically proven as yet, but our anecdotal evidence of speaking with countless brides prove this is a common phenomenon.

 After the hype and hysteria of your wedding, returning to normal life can feel, a bit, well, normal.

 Relive your happy memories by having your wedding vows expertly inscribed onto a classic Engraved Clear Acrylic Wedding Vows with Wooden Base décor feature piece to proudly display in your love nest.

 4.    Celebrate your wins together

Whether it’s a promotion at work, saving for your dream home or even a victory for one of you on the sporting field, make sure you celebrate one another’s successes and don’t harbor resentment if sacrifices need to be made to realise these achievements.

 Surprise your other half with a touching gift in honor of their achievement. Engraved Black or Silver Hip Flasks make the perfect fun and functional gift and your other half will be touched by the sentiment.

bride and groom beach

 5.    Make the most of the milestones

A lifetime of milestones is the glue that binds many marriages together. Birthdays, anniversaries or the birth of your children are milestones in a marriage that need to be celebrated and recognized as the awesome achievement that they are.

 Make your milestones memorable with Personalized Cake Toppers to celebrate any occasion.

 6.    For better or for worse…

Remember those fateful words you uttered with every good intention during your nuptial ceremony? Keep the promises you made to one another, even when the going gets tough.

 Take turns to support one another during the struggles and try and tackle problems with a shared resolution in mind. Making it through the tough times only makes your bond stronger.

 Reward one another for making it through, with sentimental gifts such as an Engraved Heart Keepsake Jewelry Box or an Engraved Vintage-Inspired Pocket Watch to show that your in this together.

maple box

 7.    Go the extra mile

Create a space of trust, comfort and love for you both to enjoy within your home and your hearts. As you know, it takes two to tango but going the extra mile for one another will help keep your love alive and preserve that newlywed spark, long after you’ve said “I Do!”

 Spoil your spouse by going the extra mile with personal and heartfelt gifts to express your love. The Engraved Rosewood Stained Wine Box Set is a real winner and will earn you definite brownie points!

 Create the perfect love nest

Find personalized gifts, details and décor to create the perfect love nest and celebrate the special occasions in your lives at PersonalizedFavors.com

 Team PF. X