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There are many other ways in which you can incorporate these colors into party. Just be sure not to overdo it since this may actually have a night club-ish tacky sort of look to it. Add plenty of white to balance it out.
Favors to Remember
Many couples will want to send their guests away with a little something to remember night by and as a thank you for attending. One of best favors ideas is a small picture frame of couple. You can use pictures from their wedding day or a more recent photo. If you can find picture frames that hold two photos a nice idea is to add both a picture of their wedding day and a recent one. Friends and family of couple will love taking this beautiful keepsake home.
Another great idea is a CD of songs form era that couple met and was married. This will bring back great memories for many of their family and friends and is probably one of most useful favor possibilities. Be sure to check with local copyright laws to determine what type of fees apply to creating and giving away a music compilation. Make sure that all music on CD gets played throughout night to really give guests something to remember.
A Night of Nostalgia
A great idea for any anniversary party, big or small, is a slide show. Start show of with pictures of couple when they first met and progress through years of children and grandchildren. Donít be surprised to see a few eyes get misty during show. Add some memorable quotes throughout show, and play some touching music that reminds them of certain times in their lives.
If you want slide show to be a surprise, you can ask family and friends for their favorite pictures to add to show. Youíll probably end up with more pictures than youíll know what to do with so donít worry if you canít get any of coupleís picture albums.
As you can see, planning an anniversary party can take a lot of time, so start planning as soon as possible. Since you could be inviting well over 100 people, starting a year in advance isnít too soon. Donít try and take this task on by yourself, youíll probably have plenty of offers from friends and family to give you a hand; definitely take them up on their offer. This will be a night for everyone to cherish and remember, and happy anniversary couple will be on cloud nine after seeing how much they mean to everyone in their lives.
John Lenaghan writes about party planning and other tips for the Party Ideas 4u website, where he provides valuable tips and advice about anniversary party ideas, birthday party ideas and other party planning topics.