Tag Archives: 1940

How to make the Forties Happen!

If you’re going to have a party in a bombshelter, you gotta do it right!
*fanfare please*

*fanfare please*

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Anatomy of a Bargain basement costume

Long before Barack, there was Rosie

Long before Barack, there was Rosie

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Inspiration from the past…

Three are ALL about Vintage, and what better place to start for inspiration than going back in time?!

Welcome to St Fagans!
Welcome to St Fagans!

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Party Prep: The Bunting!

There’s a war on you know – no time for fripparies like buying bunting! Got to make do and mend…

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Film Inspiration: Inglourious Basterds

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The Original Forces Sweetheart rides again!

Dame V, a Legend
Dame V, a Legend

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Cake of the Week #12 – Blitzcake!

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We’re ridonkulously excited about our imminent 1940s party, and so here we go with some more themed posting!

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The Invites…

First thing’s first! Everyone gets an invite…

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Please ignore the childhood picture in the background...

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Announcement!

 

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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!

Ballroom Blitz

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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