Whether it's a half-century celebration or Nifty Fifty party, a 50th birthday party is a momentous occasion that desires special thought and thorough planning. Begin planning by deciding on a special theme. Many 50th birthday party themes center on age and over-the-hill jokes. Step out of the box and consider 50th birthday party ideas that reflect the guest of honor's unique personality. There are endless possibilities for party themes, ranging from a classic Beach Party (which can be held indoors with a little creativity) to Parisian theme for birthday honoree who dreams about relocating to Paris. If a play on the "getting old" theme is preferred, do something different and host a Medieval themed party with Camelot-style and even a cardboard stockade for an original photo prop to help create some hilarious and unforgettable party pictures.
Take your fabulous fifty ideas for a special birthday celebration beyond a few balloons and paper streamers. Select a combination of 50th birthday party decorations that spotlight 50 and that enhance the celebration's theme. When hosting any type of birthday party, it's essential to tie in the theme throughout all aspects of the event. This includes invitations, tableware, centerpieces, hanging décor, banners, photo props, party favors and even the menu. When checking off the 50th birthday party supplies list, don't forget thank you notes that coordinate with the style of the invitations. Personalize invitations with a photo of the guest of honor or customize with a special message. Ordering pre-printed, customized invitations and thank you notes makes 50th birthday party planning a breeze.