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Decorating Tips For a 50’s Bedroom

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Are you trying to find inspiration for decorating your home? A 50’s styled room can be an amazing décor option for a bedroom. Here are a few decorating ideas on how to make the perfect 50’s bedroom.

Bring in a jukebox. A jukebox will pull in the 50’s theme easily. You can bring in an actual jukebox to double as a CD player, or put a stencil of it on the wall.

Decorate room with records. If a jukebox is not your cup of tea, you can still decorate and bring in the classic 550's style clothing0’s theme by portraying music records in your room. You can display a few on the wall, or display record covers as part of the wall art.

Make your photos look antique. If you have a favorite family picture opt to put it in black and white instead of in color. If you want to go the extra step you can even set up a photo session with your family wearing 50’s style clothing in the picture. 50’s style clothing can be bought online or rented at costume shops.


50’s Party Invitations Ideas

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Life is supposed to be celebrated. A party is one way to make life more fun. Celebrate a special event or party just because you want to have fun. Either way, celebrations are a great activity to do.
Poodle Skirt
A great party idea is a 50’s themed celebration. 50’s theme parties are fun for children and adults. There are a lot of great opportunities with a 50’s theme.

One of the things you need to plan out is the type of invitation you want to send out. There are a lot of good options for party invitations. Here are some good invitation options.

Poodle Skirt Invitation – The famous poodle skirt of the 50’s would be a perfect invitation choice. You can cut out small skirts out of felt fabric and place them on a blank invitation. There are also options for to purchase the poodle skirt invitations online if you wish.


Tips For Buying Petticoats Online

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Petticoats are a beautiful article of clothing. Sadly, there are very few local or department stores that sell them. It isn’t an article of clothing that you can normally just go shopping around for at the mall.

That leaves a huge market for online shopping. Online shopping now has a huge market for unique and diverse things. It is a convenient way to shop for many people.

Petticoats in general are best found online. There may be exceptions to this rule, but the truth is that underskirts are not found in department stores anymore. If you want to find a variety of styles, colors, and materials your best option is shopping for them online.
Look for the size guide to determine what size you need to order. Since you won’t be trying on anything physically you want to match your measurements as closely as possible. If the size guide says “fits generously” take that in to consideration and order a size smaller than you normally do.

Find out what type of petticoat you need. A lot of bridal gowns and prom dresses already have built in pettiskirts. Decide what size petticoat you would need for your particular dress to give it the fullness you want.

Keep a picture of your dress handy while you shop. If you are searching for a pettiskirt for your wedding dress it is also a good idea to keep your color palette next to you as well for reference. That way you can make sure the petticoat matches your wedding colors.


Fun Ideas For Adult Birthday Bashes in the Summertime

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Don’t leave all the fun birthday planning for kids parties. Adults can be fun too. Summertime is the perfect time to shrug off the colder months and have a bright outlook and a great party.

First, you must decide on a party theme. Themes usually come with ideas on decorations, food, and even costumes if you want to make it more fun. Depending on the theme, the guests can wear 50’s poodle skirts, Hawaiian shirts or even flapper dresses from the 20’s. Here are our top 5 ideas for birthday parties for the summer:

1. Roaring 20’s – Decade parties are always fun, and the 1920’s is as good a decade as any. Top hats, gangster apparel, and flapper dresses make this party fun. Find great music to play, and have fun with the decorations and food choices.

2. Luau – Sick and tired of winter? A luau is the perfect way to break in to summer. Host a luau birthday party full of bright decorations, delicious food, fun music, andHawaiian decorations.


Pros and Cons of Letting Your Boy Join Dance

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Dance normally is viewed as a feminine sport. A boy that is in dance will more than likely be made fun of by his peers at some point for being a dancer. Whether it is right or not, that is a fact of life.

If your son does want to dance there are many benefits. For one, dance allows an opportunity for a boy to express himself in a safe way. Dance is an expression of one’s self, and can be a constructive outlet.

Dancing can also be a great way for boys to get to know girls. There is a social trend for boys to not want to play with girls, and dancing allows this social behavior to be non-existent. Boys will have to interact with girls, and can continue to have a good relationship with them as they dance.

As the boy gets older, the more confident he will become. Girls who love to dance will really appreciate a boy who will get out on the dance floor and dance with them. If a guy knows how to dance he can most likely get any girl out there on the dance floor.

Dance is an expression of movement with the body. If a boy learns how to dance it is going to teach him how to control his body. Some dance instructors feel that this is an advantage that most boys don’t get, since they will have to be aware of their body, their thoughts, and multi-task when it does not naturally come to them.


Best Youtube Dance Videos

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Dancing is a wonderful way a person can express themselves. You don’t have to dance in a formal setting to see the beauty and fun that dancing can do. Here are a few of our favorite dance videos on youtube. Enjoy.

JK  Wedding Dance Entrance – This video has been circulated very quickly. It was even show cased on Jim and Pam’s heavily anticipated wedding on the series The Office. What a fun way to liven up a wedding.

Baby Beyonce – This video was submitted to ABC’s Funniest Home videos years ago, but still stands out as being one of the cutest dance videos out there. It is fun to watch the cute dance moves this little toddler has. It may be even more fun to watch how excited the dad is to show his cutie off too.

Insane Break Dancer – This guy can really move. Dancing comes in a variety of styles, and this is definitely a style of its own. I don’t know if you can get any more flexible then this.

Dance bloopers Compilation – Dancing can come with some mishaps. This video was a compilation of videos submitted to America’s Funniest Home Videos. You may find yourself cringing a bit for a few of these.