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Here's a fun idea for a his or hers 50th birthday party. These invites look like an audiotape, aka cassette tape, that you personalize with all of the birthday party info.
If they're turning 50, chances are they made more than a few mix tapes back in the 80's which means they'll LOVE this rad invite design.
50th Birthday Party Invitation
This is what the front looks like. The details on this are amazing. It looks do real because it's a photo image of an actual audio tape that you can easily personalize for your favorite about-to-be-fifty-year-old birthday person.
Here's a look at the flip side.
Are you looking for a totally fun and totally unique baby shower theme for the mother-to-be who loves the 80's?
If you're planning a totally rad baby shower, we've got THE best invitations.
1980's Baby Shower Invitations
This crazy cool 1980's baby shower invite design is available in 3 different colors all featuring bright neons. Choose pink for girls, blue for boys or the fun white one for when you're just not sure about the gender yet.
Click on your favorite design to learn more or to order yours today.
The invitations measure a big 5" x 7" and come with a white envelope. Best of all you can order exactly as many as you need.
An 80's baby shower is so much fun. Plan on playing all 80's music and be sure to decorate with bright bold neon colors that any eighties-loving-mama will love.
Have the guests dress in their 80's best with big hair and cozy leg warmers.
Not just for the Valley Girls, this shower theme works great as a couples baby shower idea too.
If you're planning a surprise party for someone born in the 80's or if you're having a 1980's themed party for someone's birthday, you're going to LOVE these cute invites designed to look like an Eighties mixtape cassette.
Shown here as an invite for a surprise 40th birthday, you can customize it to say whatever year you need.
There's also room on the front for the guest of honor's name.
The back side of these big 5" x 7" invites is where you add all of the party information such as date, time, and the location of the event.
The blue and green unisex colors make them appropriate for either a man or a woman.
They arrive with a white envelope suitable for mailing and a 100% satisfaction guarantee from Zazzle to you.
Order as many or as few as you need.
No matter what the occasion is that you're celebrating, getting the menu right goes a long way towards making your 1950 style party a success.
The party food that was popular in the fifties certainly wouldn't be considered the most healthy of choices today but for a one night shindig, I think we can all afford to cheat a little.
As old as I am, I wasn't around during the decade that invented rock and roll so I did a little investigating and found some fun food ideas that are easy to prepare and have ingredients that are still readily available for you to recreate.
1950's Party Food Ideas
The following are a few of the food must-haves when it comes to a proper 50's dining.
A meatloaf or roast of any kind served with peas and carrots and a heaping bowl of hot buttery mashed potatoes would be a wonderful main course.
Martinis for any of the adults who want to imbibe and soda in glass bottles should be on hand to quench everyone's thirst.
For dessert, Pineapple Upside Down Cake or Chiffon Pie would be the perfect ending.
A quick visit to http://www.foodtimeline.org/fooddecades.html#1950s will provide a huge selection of other popular fifties food choices.
Having a Murder Mystery party is a great way to have fun with friends and adding a 1920's theme will double your fun!
Have friends dress up as their favorite gangster or flapper and serve classy food with champagne.
Of course you'll need invitations too! These 1920's themed custom Murder Mystery invitations will have your guests anticipating your fun and games.
Each of these invitations can be customized with your own personal party information and they come with an envelope.
You're invited to a Vegan BBQ! The meat lovers don't have to have all the BBQing fun this year. Host a Vegan BBQ with plenty of veggies!
These adorable customizable Vegan BBQ invitations will entice your guests with the promise of fresh corn, broccoli, egg plant, mushrooms and other Vegan delights.
Invitations come with a standard white envelope or choose a premium one for a little extra. We love that these invites are Made in the USA too.
Vegan BBQ Party Invitations
When planning your party, you can write your own original script and create your own characters or to save time, you can simply purchase a ready made dinner party game.
I found some really fun and affordable ones at Amazon.com but I'm sure they're sold in many other locations.
The ones I checked into were designed for 8 dinner party guests.
Retro Invites is an affiliate site (full disclosure) that's owned and written by a small team of two writers named Bonnie and Robin.
Former co-workers who became friends based on their love of 80's music, pop culture, and everything retro and vintage.
Both have been freelance writers for many more years than they care to divulge.
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