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Anniversaries are the perfect time to enjoy your togetherness. Recollect all that made your life prosperous with each other. The history of anniversaries is often traced back to the medieval Europe, where on the 25th and the 50th anniversary was celebrated by exchanging silver and gold garlands between the husband and the wife. Anniversary themes thus came into existence.

Today people celebrate every year of their married life by adopting a particular theme of anniversary celebration. These anniversary themes are universal, though it is not necessarily adopted by all. Whether wedding anniversary theme or corporate anniversary themes, the list is continually being updated over the years.

The traditional anniversary theme ideas revolved more around the household appliance and vintage things like the perfect silver theme for 25th anniversary. The couples decorated everything silver, received silver gifts, and wore silver clothes even! There were also less of luxury gifts in vogue.

Most anniversaries nowadays are celebrated in a unique way. Couples prefer to go for out-of-the-way activities that is both pleasure and unusual to them. In such cases, the modern anniversary themes are adopted. They are creative anniversary themes that enhance the grace of the occasion. The contemporary anniversary themes are also technology based. You may prepare a light and sound program to be enjoyed just by you. The light shades to be used in the anniversary reception venue are also prepared by you.  



Popular Anniversary Themes

 

  1. Traditional Anniversary Themes


Anniversary years
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10
15
20
25
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50
55
75
 
Anniversary themes
paper
cotton
leather
flowers
wood
candy/iron
copper/wood
bronze/pottery
pottery/ willow
tin
crystal
china
silver
pearl
coral
ruby
sapphire
gold
emerald
diamond
 
 


 

  1. Modern Anniversary Themes


Anniversary years
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15
20
25
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50
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Anniversary themes
plastics
cotton/calico
leather
linen/silk/nylon
wood
iron
copper/wood/brass
bronze/appliances
pottery
aluminum
glass
china
silver
pearl
coral/jade
ruby/garnet
sapphire
gold
emerald/turquoise
diamond/gold
 
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anniversary Themes - colors

The decorations or anniversary themes that are adopted for various anniversaries also involve many color crafts. Using these colors make the event special, interesting, and meaningful especially to guests. Here is a list of few such colors against the landmark anniversaries.

 

  1. First year anniversary- Papyrus Yellow
  2. Second year- Linen white
  3. Fifth year- Turquoise
  4. 10th year- Silver white
  5. 15th year- Ruby red
  6. 20th year- Emerald green/ white
  7. 25th year- Silver
  8. 30th year- Green
  9. 35th year- Coral
  10. 50th- Gold

It is not necessary to make anniversary theme gifts to couples when it turns to be an expensive affair. Like the 60th anniversary symbolizes diamonds. Diamonds though is the perfect gift for anniversary, is not affordable for many. In such cases, we can always shift to other traditional ideas like white and yellow flowers. This does not require you to be extravagant yet would suit the occasion.

Whatever may be the anniversary themes, keeping their significance in mind really matters. The likes and dislikes of the couple is also an important element that should be considered while going with the anniversary themes.
 

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