This week, we’re looking at wedding cakes. ‘Tis the season, after all, and we wanted to showcase some of the unusual cakes we’ve come across that are just plain sweet, not batcrazy weird. They’re all just lovely though!
Posted in Cake of the Week
Tagged beatles, beautiful wedding cakes, bride, cake, Cakes, celebrations, celebrity, chocolate, classic wedding cakes, colourful, Creative, cushions, evil henchmen, Gifts, groom, ian flemming, Inspiration, james bond, lighthouse, lovely, lovliness, marriage, Party, romance, romantic, romantic wedding cakes, scrabble, style, submarine, symbolic, the beatles, Theme, Unique, unique wedding cakes, unusual, unusual wedding cakes, wedding, Weddings, weird, weird wedding cakes, whacky, wonderful, yellow submarine
We just could not resist sharing this cute DIY project with you all.
Posted in Do It Yourself
Tagged baby shower, birthday party, bridal shower, celebration, crafts, DIY, Do It Yourself, hen party, invitations, Invites, paper, paper chains, Party, stag do, wedding reception, Weddings
Today is the 65th Anniversaire of the Liberation of Paris in World War II – Vive La France!
Tis I, LeClerc!
Posted in Ballroom Blitz - The Diary, Need an excuse to party?
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First thing’s first! Everyone gets an invite…
Please ignore the childhood picture in the background...
Posted in Ballroom Blitz - The Diary
Tagged 1940, 1940s, Bargain, Basterds, blitz, blitz party, blitzkrieg, Brad Pitt, budget, celebrations, cheap, Creative, Diane Kruger, dig for victory, DIY, eli roth, France, Free, Inglourious Basterds, Inspiration, invitations, invite, nazi, retro, style, Tarantino, Theme, Thrifty, Unique, victory, vintage, war, wartime
We’re throwing a 1940’s Blitz Party!
Which means dressing up, dancing, games and partying like its your last – which it may very well be, there’s a war on dontcha know!
We’ll be documenting all preparations and money spent – we’re rationing our pounds – on the blog so keep clicking!
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Tagged 1940, 1940s, 1940s fashion, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, Bargain, blitz, blitzkreig, budget, celebrations, cheap, chocolate, churchill, Creative, DIY, Freebies, Gifts, Inspiration, invite, Invites, keep calm and carry on, nazis, Party, Patriotic, propaganda, retro, savings, style, Theme, Thrifty, Unique, vintage, war, war fashion, wartime, wartime fashion
We can’t ever forget the horrors of war on a home front, but nor should we ever forget the amazing sense of community that was bourne out of such hardship in 1940s Britain. Blighty without a party? Not bloody likely, Johnny Foreigner!
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Tagged 1940, 1940s, 1940s Theme, 1950s, austerity, Bargain, birthday, Birthdays, blackout, blighty, blitz, blitzkreig, Britain, budget, cake, carrot cake, celebrations, cheap, Creative, DIY, Dresses, historical, History, Inglourious Basterds, Invites, Party, Present, rationing, retro, style, Theme, Thrifty, Unique, vera lynne, vintage, vintage fashion, war, wartime