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Some wedding anniversaries, like the 25th or 50th, are larger events with many people coming together in honor of the happy couple.
All the other anniversaries?
They’re likely to be celebrated by just you and your partner.
Use the intimacy of the occasion to be as sweet, sexy, serious and/or sassy as you want.
Delight your partner, deepen your bond, and make memorable moments with these easy, actionable ideas.
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One year, the man I married gave me a Happy Anniversary card. Inside he had written, ‘Thanks for 6 great years.’
After reading the sentiment, I thanked him for the card.
Then I asked, ‘Which one of the years didn’t you like?’
He gulped and started counting...and soon realized we were celebrating our 7-year wedding anniversary.
Consider this a Public Service Announcement: double count the years you’ve been married before decorating with that number! 😀
Once you’ve got that number, use it in your anniversary décor:
As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.
Decorate using photos that tell the story of your life together. Use a mix of favorite photos and some unexpected ones.
I find it helpful to think of it as a two-step process: gathering the photos and displaying the photos.
Go through old photo albums and start scrolling through your phone! Grab pictures from:
Once you’ve identified the photos you want to use, make sure you have a physical copy of each one. That may require the extra step of downloading and printing out the photos on your phone, so leave enough time for that important step.
Now that you have a variety of photos to use, you’re ready to start decorating! Here are some ideas on how to decorate with photos:
Make your anniversary unforgettable with a gesture so grand, it will knock their socks off.
To pull this off, simply take a sweet idea and then Supersize it!:
They'll want to marry you all over again when they see this oversized Anniversary Centerpiece!
Easy and elegant with set-up in less than 5 minutes.
Remember that decorating for an anniversary is truly to delight your partner and create a memorable moment.
Enhance the romance with one of these sweet, sexy and sensual ideas:
Now, go put one (or more!) of these ideas into action and make your partner want to marry you all over again!