it comes to entertaining, special occasions such as fiftieth birthdays
or anniversaries require some extra-special attention. For your
milestone anniversary table, we recommend going all out to make
Line the table
with a standard white buffet cloth. Cover it with a shimmery off-white
piece of organza. For some nice detail, lift each corner of the
tablecloth and attach it, along with silver and gold mini-candles
to each corner of the table using ribbons and pins. Enhance the
look by scattering additional silver and gold candles, sparklers
and gold ribbons around the table top.
are perfect for this type of reception, as anything you serve
at your buffet station will look great on them. Stack them at
one end of the table. At the other end place a silver ice bucket
and some champagne flutes. You can't forget the bubbly on special
occasions such as this!
It is always
nice to recognize the people you're honouring, whether it's vintage
shots of a couple that is now celebrating a 50th anniversary or
pictures of a baby who is now turning the big 5-0. Placing such
photos on the table is a perfect idea and will provoke many interesting
conversations as people make their way down the buffet. As well,
place down some disposable cameras so that your guests can take
impromptu pictures throughout the evening.
the look of your table a fun treatment involves boxes and balloons.
Wrap merchandise boxes in gold and silver paper, detail with curling
ribbon then create a gift backdrop along the side of your buffet
station. Attach silver and gold balloons to each box with curling
ribbon. The great thing about balloons is that they are less expensive
than flowers and your guests can still take them home and enjoy
in place, you will see that your table looks absolutely perfect.
Better still, it's Nifty Fifty.