Tag Archives: Freebies

Spice up your old Decorations

We’re all for refreshing ideas for Christmas decorating ideas that don’t cost a bomb…

Perhaps the girls-for-hire are an original idea *too* far...

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Invites: Do it your ruddy self!

And so began our blog, with a short article on  saving money and the planet by eviting people – ahhh, memories. However, sometimes you just need to stick a stamp on it, and this is what we be doing for our humbug party!

Stripes = oh yes.

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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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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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Need an excuse to party? #6

Today is the 65th Anniversaire of the Liberation of Paris in World War II – Vive La France!

Tis I, LeClerc!

Tis I, LeClerc!

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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!

DIY Party time!

Now hold on, I hear you cry, aren’t ALL one’s parties DIY parties (unless you pay squillions of pounds for an events organiser that could never be as good as this site)?! Well, my dear friend – ye have misunderstood the premise…

"Spirit Level" noun. The amount of bourbon in your bloodstream

"Spirit Level" noun. The amount of bourbon in your bloodstream

We’re coming up to the summer bank holiday, people have moved from student accommodation to houses, and there are lots of people going “oh crap, I’ve got annual leave left!” and deciding to do a bit of home improvement. Having had several conversations with people over the weekend, the consensus seems to be ” x job really needs doing, but I don’t know where to start and it’ll take forever.” This is a problem, but its one that is easily solved – as most problems are – with a party!

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Nature’s Bounty

Ahhhhh! Flowers! There’s nothing like flowers to brighten up a day – unless, like me, you are a hayfever sufferer. They tend to fug up a day rather than brighten it. Still, hayfever couldn’t have got ay worse yesterday when I was out walking the dog, so I thought “Allergens be damned” and went flower hunting. And lookit!

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Top Five Party Favours

When Three were wee little socialites, the best bit of going to a party was going home, because a tired and teary birthday sprog would be lined up next to Mum at the door to hand out the gift bags! Result. Ugly hair slides, cheap gummy sweets and 2 crayons – what more does a child need for happiness?!

Where's my goodybag, bitch?!
Where’s my goodybag, bitch?!

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Wrong season, right idea…

We may not all be connected enough to hire an a-list party planner and invite designers and photographers to our parties but regardless of your contacts, everyone loves a bargain party!

Magical!

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