Wednesday, Jul 31 2013 

1939 Master Beauticians of Illinois Mermaid Dance Cruise and Beauty Contest

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1939 Band Magazine Ad Tuesday, Jul 30 2013 


1939 Band Magazine Ad

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1930s Lace Wedding Gown Wednesday, Jul 17 2013 




Beautiful bias cut

From an eBay auction.

Throw a 1940’s themed party Wednesday, Mar 14 2012 

This blog had some good ideas on throwing a party with a 1940’s swing theme…


Receptions should be a party… add it to the theme!

Don’t Scrap it Yet Wednesday, Mar 14 2012 

You’ll need some type of book for all those vintage shots you just took!


Why not scrapbook it… Here’s some ideas for the new artists:


Vintage Papers & Stamps


Vintage Tags & Flowers

Worth 1000 Words Wednesday, Mar 14 2012 

Who doesn’t love a sepia, black and white, or vintage style photo. Try getting a photographer to keep the theme alive and feature your memories as an archive of love.


This photo just drips with the delicate vintage flavor


That’s right, they just tied the knot at an amusement park!

This puts an vintage take on the kiss.

Swing through your first dance Wednesday, Mar 14 2012 

There are tons of tutorials online to learn how to swing dance.


Some of my favorite are available on


These two kids gave their friends an unforgettable first dance!

(we do not recommend doing aerials unless you learn them from a real teacher 🙂