Dennison’s Bogie Book — A 1914 Guide for Vintage Decorating and Entertaining at Halloween

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases Originally published in 1914, this Bogie Book features the following ideas and suggestions for planning and decorating for vintage Halloween celebrations: Invitation ideas along with poetic phrases; Ideas for decorating walls, staircase, steps, bay window, mantel, doorways; Hanging decorations and chandeliers;

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Originally published in 1914, this Bogie Book features the following ideas and suggestions for planning and decorating for vintage Halloween celebrations: Invitation ideas along with poetic phrases; Ideas for decorating walls, staircase, steps, bay window, mantel, doorways; Hanging decorations and chandeliers; Halloween games including Plant of Kail, heroic test, ring and tumbler, three “luggies,” candle blowing, charmed apples and nuts, fires of fate, magic currents and more; Suggestions for prizes; Menu and table decoration ideas for the “table of wisdom”; Several clever games/ideas for matching table partners; Hostess game “Your Fortune by Cards” instructions; Menu and table decoration ideas for “sunflower cats”; Many ideas for easy-to-make place cards, menus, invitations and dance orders; Menu and table decoration ideas for “bogie table”; Ideas for making serving cups and Jack Horner Pies; Decorating idea for a larger room/banquet hall. The Dennison Bogie books featured amazingly creative displays of festooned crepe swags and garland, hanging decorations depicting witches, ghosts, scary pumpkins, black cats and other symbols we associate with Halloween as well as a vast array of games and favors. The Bogie Books were a great source for party planning, each year showing different ideas to match the new products being released by Dennison. They continue to be a great resource for party planning and provide interesting old-time party tips and suggestions. Sample book pages are shown at the top of this page. ***FOR MORE BOGIE BOOKS, please see our other listings***

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