Vintage Parties: A Guide to Throwing Themed Events¿from Gatsby Galas to Mad Men Martinis and Much More

Vintage Parties: A Guide to Throwing Themed Events¿from Gatsby Galas to Mad Men Martinis and Much More

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Overview

Invite your nearest and dearest for a celebration—vintage style! Vintage bloggers Linda Hansson, Louise Lemming, and Emma Sundh reveal their secrets for throwing the best parties, festivities, and fetes with a nostalgic twist. With this beautiful reference for hosting themed get-togethers, you’ll create the right old-time atmostphere, play classic games, serve treats and cuisine with yesterday’s pomp and flair, and best of all—you’ll look the part!

Get creative with:
Pom-poms and balloons for a spring fling
“Airmail” place settings for a ’40s theme
Nautical cushions, placemats, and decor
’50s photobooth props and parlor games
Typewriter guestbooks for a Gatsby effect
And so much more to create your perfect retro look!

Add to that make-up and hairstyles from yesteryear, tips on how to care for a vintage dress, and instructions on how to sew the perfect skirt or a festive bow tie. Plus, discover great recipes for modern updates on such time-honored offerings as homemade donuts, apple pie moonshine, cake pops, picnic sandwiches, and, of course, champagne.

Packed to the brim with clever do-it-yourself creations from vintage and thrift store finds, Vintage Parties is the retro-crafter’s dream guide for throwing parties everyone will RSVP yes to. So toast with pastel lemonade—welcome to your vintage party!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626361355
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 05/13/2014
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Linda Hansson is a popular lifestyle and vintage blogger. She helps run the vintage store "Vintage Factory" in the charming neighborhood of Midsommarkransen and is a co-owner of a creative freelance office with the same name for stylists and journalists.

Louise Lemming is a popular lifestyle and vintage blogger. She helps run the vintage store "Vintage Factory" in the charming neighborhood of Midsommarkransen and is a co-owner of a creative freelance office with the same name for stylists and journalists.

Emma Sundh is a popular lifestyle and vintage blogger. She helps run the vintage store "Vintage Factory" in the charming neighborhood of Midsommarkransen and is a co-owner of a creative freelance office with the same name for stylists and journalists.

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