A Guide to Throwing Themed Events From Gatsby Galas to Mad Men Martinis and Much MoreeBook - 2014
"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!" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 
Copyright Date: © 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource : color illustrations