‘Tis the season for pastels! With winter soon giving way to spring and Valentine’s Day around the corner, reveling in soft candy colors has never been sweeter. First up: a palette featuring confetti, cotton candy, and a hint of stardust sparkle.
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The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming! Maybe you’re reveling in the process of hosting your first Thanksgiving. Or maybe you’re counting down the days until a sparkling New Year’s Eve. As the weather gets colder and we hunker down for the holidays, here’s a little party playlist to lighten everything up…
Now that I’ve finished binge watching Netflix’s much-anticipated new series Stranger Things, I’ve been passing the time by….reading about Stranger Things, re-watching key scenes, and planning the viewing party concept featured in today’s post! Inspired by the incredible performance of Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, this build-your-own Eggo bar is the perfect way to watch a series that pays homage to some of our favorite ’80s films.
Summer is in full swing! If you’re planning a summer party with an ’80s theme, the good news is that the Decade of Decadence is back. In a big way! Get ready for palm leaves, bright hues and geo forms…
Today I’m sharing a collection of snapshots from the Palm Party I threw with my friend Jon of Happy Mundane! He came to visit last month, and we had a blast running around Austin, shopping for party supplies, and enjoying a creative collaboration. Read on for an affordable party idea that’s perfect for summer..
If you’re looking for ’80s party supplies, you’re living in the right decade. But how can that be?! Because now more than ever, designer party goods are going retro-modern through innovative design. And the prices are actually affordable! We live in a design-loving age, folks, and no canvas is spared. It was only a matter of time before grids and Memphis-Milano motifs made their way to paper plates and napkins.
Ready for a party?! How about a viewing party with all the in-your-face color and glamour of the 1991 film Soapdish starring Sally Field, Kevin Kline and Robert Downey Jr.? Soapdish inspired today’s photo shoot, which we’re sharing with you just in time for this weekend’s Emmy Awards. Because a vibrant awards show viewing party is as easy as combining a few details in a bold display of retro-modern style…
Here in the USA, we’re preparing for a long 4th of July holiday weekend! If you’re searching for colorful tabletop ideas, today’s post is for you. I’m sharing the photos from my latest Mirror80 shoot, which combines retro flair with the current abstract art and Memphis-Milano revivals. While the color scheme will definitely work for the 4th of July, this vibrant tabletop can carry you through the summer, especially since tropical plants are involved!
Ready for a party? If you follow Mirror80’s Retro Foodie series, you know that the intersection of entertaining and ’80s style is a true passion of mine. Things are going to get a bit girly today, but you should also know by now that pink floral style isn’t the norm here on Mirror80. Which means I must have a pretty good reason for this post…and that reason is the 1986 film Pretty in Pink!
This weekend is my Pretty in Pink party photo shoot. Yes, I’m re-imagining the look and feel of the film through a festive tablescape filled with appetizers and drinks. It’s funny because I’m not really a person who surrounds myself with the color pink, but there’s something about the style of this 1986 film that’s feminine and romantic, but also ’80s Deco-meets-punk-meets-Midcentury, with Asian flair. I love a design challenge!