You've never been one to follow the rule books, so why start now. Here are some unexpected ideas for an 8th anniversary gift. Create a keepsake that chronicles a special moment, vacation, date, or timeline of your love. From wall art to keepsake books to jewelry, there are so many ways to make an impression. Or think on 8th anniversary gifts that focus on mixing things up - since variety is the spice of life. You could try a fun class together or explore a place you've always wanted to see. A special bottle of wine is another route for kicking off anniversary night.