A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October News Announcement: Crafting your Halloween costume this year?  Enter it for a chance to win prizes!  Read the spooktacular details here.
Total Members: 308,396
Currently Running With Scissors:
315 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Parents 25th Aniversery  (Read 1115 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: July 24, 2004 09:58:59 AM »

So its the parentals 25th aniversery, wow i cant spell, and i have no idea what to get or make them since well i have no idea. Mi mum is a librian at a middle school and my dad works as the matience man at our church. I hope that helps, thanks for all input.

"The length of a movie, should be directly related to the endurence of the human bladder."
           - Alfred Hitchcock
Offline Offline

Posts: 216
Joined: 10-Nov-2003

It's a hard job being a beautiful assistant...

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2004 09:53:19 AM »

Scrapbooks are always good for an occasion like that... if that sounds like it might take too long, you could always buy/make frames for between 3 and 5 of your favorite family pictures (at least one needs to be of JUST your parents). Then hang them in a nice grouping on a wall for your parents' anniversary.

If you wanted to do something cheaper and cheesier (which would make MY parents laugh), buy them an inexpensive bouquet and bottle of wine, and then spray paint both completely silver, because it's their silver anniversary.

"Beauty fades, dumb is forever." -- Judge Judy
Offline Offline

Posts: 1630
Joined: 16-Feb-2004

Gaze into my eyes and submit to my puppy dominion!

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2004 10:05:04 AM »

Traditional Wedding Gifts
First - Paper
Second - Cotton
Third - Leather
Fourth - Fruit/Flowers
Fifth - Wood
Sixth - Candy/Iron
Seventh - Wool/Copper
Eighth - Bronze/Pottery
Ninth - Pottery/Willow
Tenth - Tin/Aluminum
Eleventh - Steel
Twelfth - Silk/Linen
Thirteenth - Lace
Fourteenth - Ivory
Fifteenth - Crystal
Twentieth - China
Twenty-Fifth - Silver
Thirtieth - Pearl
Thirty-Fifth - Coral
Fortieth - Ruby
Forty-Fifth - Sapphire
Fiftieth - Gold
Fifty-fifth - Emerald
Sixtieth - Diamond Modern Wedding Gifts

Modern Wedding Gifts
First - Clocks
Second - China
Third - Crystal/Glass
Fourth - Appliances
Fifth - Silverware
Sixth - Candy/Iron
Seventh - Desk Sets
Eighth - Bronze/Pottery
Ninth - Linen/Lace
Tenth - Leather
Eleventh - Jewelry
Twelfth - Pearls
Thirteenth - Textiles/Furs
Fourteenth - Gold Jewelry
Fifteenth - Watches
Twentieth - Platinum
Twenty-Fifth - Silver
Thirtieth - Diamond
Thirty-Fifth - Jade
Fortieth - Ruby
Forty-Fifth - Sapphire
Fiftieth - Gold
Fifty-fifth - Emerald
Sixtieth - Diamond

Sometimes I use this as a guide.

R.I.P Jon 7.15.07 I will never get over losing you!
End the war in Iraq, we have lost enough our
Fathers, Mothers, Sons and Daughters! I won't be on Craftster for a while, I am just not feeling creative.
Garbage Collector
Offline Offline

Posts: 147
Joined: 26-Feb-2004

Are we there yet?

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2004 03:39:22 PM »

Wondering what a Craftster version of that list might look like ...

First - Clear Packing Tape and Trash
Fifth - Decoupage on AOL CD Tins
Tenth - Hot Glue and Marble Magnets/Bottle Caps
Twentieth - Subversive Cross Stitch on Cotton Fabric
Twenty-Fifth - Crochet with Plastic Garbage Bags
Thirtieth - Felted with Old Sweaters
Fortieth - Etching on Glassware
Fiftieth - Sewn with Retro Fabrics and Trims
Sixtieth - Knitted with Expensive Store Bought Natural Fibers
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2004 10:13:58 AM »

thanks guys all the imput was great, and i could just invison thier faces if i gave them a knitted bag from grocery bags...

"The length of a movie, should be directly related to the endurence of the human bladder."
           - Alfred Hitchcock
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2006 05:45:27 PM »

My grandma used to crochet bags and hats from grocery bags.  It's actually how she taught me to crochet.  They actually turned out really cool.

Jamais sans mes ciseaux.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
October 19, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Vanilla Extract
Creeping You Out!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.