Deanna Durbin is the Christmas tree.
Meh. Probably not. But just try to get the image of these four babes from the 1940s out of your head! Each wears long johns or footie pajamas (perhaps with the old drop-seats, who can tell?) and snuggles a stuffed animal as all four of them lay in bed.
A Christmas tree. Photo taken on a Southern California beach in 1936; via.
The better to play My Little Pony with. Don’t forget to ask Santa for MLP cosplay ears.
Loaded with tinsel and placed next to the large-print wallpaper. Photo circa 1950.
She crowns him. Oh, and Happy Thanksgiving! Via.
Remember to shop, and shop local too, for Toys For Tots.
From Funny Bags by Betsy Pflug, instructions for making a mermaid costume for your doll and a hula costume, which I guess is “for you”, out of paper bags. I’m not sure what to make of this, really. As usual, I scan stuff that tickles me; but sometimes when it comes to posting it, even I wonder why. Anywho, if you’re in need of a cheap and easy costume — for you and your doll, you’d best answer the “paper or plastic” question with “paper.”