|Floral garlands with pull-out paper vines|
Hands up who remembers playing Oranges & Lemons, Pass the Parcel and eating jelly and ice cream beneath decorations like these at kids' birthday parties in the 1970s…
|Heard it through the grapevine?|
But who knew you could make them yourself with a bit (OK, a lot) of tissue paper and glue? Scroll down to find out how!
|Paper chains are for life, not just Christmas|
Tissue paper comes in really lovely shades that get even prettier as they fade with age...
|A simple floral garland|
Birthdays, weddings, housewarming or garden parties, you name the occasion, these gorgeous garlands will get everyone in a celebratory mood.
All pics from Paper Chains (Search Press, 1979)
|20p well spent at the Pilgrims Hospice charity shop in Deal, Kent|
Instructions for the garland with pull-out vines (as shown in the first picture) here