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Friday, March 9, 2012

Totally Rad 80s Party!

Last weekend Dave and I were invited to a birthday party!  It was an 80s themed birthday party and Stephanie (the same girl I went to Disneyworld with a couple weekends ago) knows how to throw a great theme party!

She decorated her house with vinyl records, cassette "mix" tapes and posters of 80s movies.  Her Pandora radio was set to the 80s channel, and even her birthday cake was a Ms. Pac Man!

Hostess cakes and Ms. Pac Man!



Stephanie had been accumulating vinyl 33s and 45s at thrift shops for $0.50 each!
Since I was will in a costuming mood from my Disneyworld trip, I had a good time coming up with an outfit that brought back memories of circa-1983 Madonna, Cyndi Lauper and Ferris Bueller all at once!


I don't think my legs show up in any of the pictures, but I'm wearing black fishnet stockings with lacey ankle socks and stiletto heels. I have a huge fluffy black tutu ($8), part of the pink tulle skirt that I didn't use with the Mulan costume from two weeks ago, a blank t-shirt with which I used iron on letters to say "Save Ferris" ($4) and Mardi Gras beads from last month. Dave's shirt was a homemade iron-on of a Van Halen album cover from 1979. We bought his mullet wig, fishnet stockings and the black lace gloves and socks from Amazon for cheap.

The hair?  A scrunchie made from the bottom of my t-shirt, and LOTS of Aqua Net hairspray.

I couldn't have planned this better myself!

The birthday girl and me!  Steph found this fantastic Dynasty-ish pink dress and she reminded me of Joan Collins!

Compare the gal on the left with this picture :-)







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2 Comments:

At Friday, March 9, 2012 at 8:50:00 PM CST , Blogger Don Miller said...

Oh you youngin' - them be 45s. 33 LPs (Long Plays) have the small hole. :-)

 
At Friday, March 9, 2012 at 8:55:00 PM CST , Blogger Major Mom said...

There were 33s also. I guess I should say "33s and 45s", huh?

 

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