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How to make a Booksafe

Got all crafty this Christmas with some second hand books – all pre-loved so I didn’t feel so bad about cutting their hearts out. A booksafe is a book, much like any other on your bookshelf to the untrained eye, but when you open it up, it’s actually a super secret storage facility! Really nice gift idea, and one that you can personalise for anyone! Here’s a step by step guide.

Goldmine!

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Ebay the winter blues Away

Hokay kids – nearly everyone buys from ebay these days, and rightly so! There’s many a bargain to be had, including party supplies – you’ll hear more of that later. But not so many people sell, and I think this is a crime…

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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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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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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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An Officer and a Gentleman

Now, everyone did a fantastic job when it came to coming to the party in costume, but one man in particular deserves special mention for his bargainous-yet-brilliant guise…
An officer and a Gentleman

An officer and a Gentleman

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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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Car Boot Karma – top tips!

Hey kids. What’s cooler than shopping? How about shopping, helping to recycle and making someone else a little bit of extra moolah for their troubles? I know. Karmatastic.

A British Institution

A British Institution

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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!