Growing up, I used to love to hear stories of my Grandfather’s boxing days. He would always paint a vivid picture of his fight nights, and I could picture myself sitting ring side.
He would tell me how Larry, one of the original 3 Stooges, would come watch him fight!
He recently celebrated his 88th birthday, and I wanted to do something special to celebrate. I asked my Grandmother to borrow one of his old boxing posters that they had framed, and hanging in his office. I also wanted to know what his current favorite meal was. He loves In-N-Out Burger, so we made sure to have his favorite menu options for his birthday meal.
I wanted his boxing poster to be the main focal point of the party table. I framed the poster with black drapes, and a shimmery gold background.
I had some vintage boxing printables created especially for his special day. I loved the houndstooth background that showcased boxing gloves, and two fighters. The birthday banner was strung over the boxing poster, and really set the tone for his celebration.
I found some houndstooth fabric at JoAnn fabrics, and used it as my table cover.
I was unable to locate my Grandfather’s original boxing gloves, so I improvised, and purchased a new pair. My color options didn’t coordinate with my party decor & color, so I opted for a quick fix, and spray painted the red Everlast boxing gloves in a metallic gold, from Rustoleum. They turned out great, and really brought a special pop to the party table.
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