Vintage Parties

A Guide to Throwing Themed Events?from Gatsby Galas to Mad Men Martinis and Much More

About The Book

Invite your nearest and dearest for a celebration¬—vintage style! Vintage bloggers Linda Hansson, Louise Lemming, and Emma Sundh reveal their secrets for throw 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:
• Pompoms and balloons for a spring fling
• “Air-mail” 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 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 Party 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!

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (May 13, 2014)
  • Length: 160 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781629140117

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