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My twin's turned 3 and I wanted to celebrate their sweet personalities with an old fashioned, vintage birthday party. I was inspired by my mom's vintage copy of the Dick and Jane early reader books and set out to create a party reminiscent of that time. I designed and created the party around vintage inspired fabric I found and made everything from the backdrop and party favors to my twin's outfits. I enlisted the help of my friend and designer at Sweet Sosbee Designs to help bring the invitation and other printable details to life. I used vintage toys and games to tie everything together. The kids had fun playing simple old fashioned games like bean bag toss, sack races, tag and a cake walk.
We served individual lunch boxes with simple PB&J sandwiches, potato chips in custom made wax bags and an orange. My mom made a gorgeous cake and there were lots of other sweet treats to enjoy.
This vintage old fashioned birthday was truly a labor of love and our twin's had a blast celebrating their special day!

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Party Highlights

  • Best Dressed

    My twins of course! I made the dress and tie that they wore, and they were absolutely darling!

  • Desserts

    We had lots of treats, popcorn, old fashioned candy, cookies and a yummy lemon cake

  • Activities / Games

    We played old fashioned games: sack races, cake walk, bean bag toss, tag and made newspaper hats.

  • Budget

    My budget was $175 and this included the food, decorations and fabric that I used, including the fabric used to make the outfits for my twins.

  • Party Favors

    I made little drawstring bags for each guest and filled with candy. I also made cupcakes and boxed them for guest to take home.

  • Best Moment

    Seeing how happy my twin's were!

  • What People Ate

    We served PB&J with potato chips in custom made wax bags and oranges. And it was individually boxed for each guest.

  • What People Drank

    We had pink lemonade in cute glass bottles that I covered with fabric.

  • Learn More

    To find out more about this party visit my blog, http://gigglesgalorenmore.blogspot.com/2011/10/p-is-for-party-vintage-birthday-party.html

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5 comments

  • Larissa M

    Larissa M wrote:

    Love this Party!! Every Detail is perfect!!

  • Natashia F

    Natashia F wrote:

    very nice picture I have g/b twins and I cant wait to do parties for them... they are only 4 months

  • Natashia F

    Natashia F wrote:

    nice

  • Natashia F

    Natashia F wrote:

    your party was so vintage... looked great on camera, and im sure was loads of fun.

  • Behar Party Designs *

    Behar Party Designs * wrote:

    So wonderful. Great job!

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