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Event Ideas by Ojoli - Adventure Awaits!

1st June, 2011
Jenny Butler
Wednesday 1st June 2011

Amanda of Ojoli is back again to share another of her wonderful event styling ideas! Today we focus in on a gathering for the lads by making good use of that slow moving car restoration project. Be sure to pop by the Ojoli website for more great ideas! - Jenny x

Adventure awaits! And waits & waits & waits!

I think perhaps 1 in 5 homes in Australia might have a vintage car project taking up space in their garage. Motoring enthusiasts (like my brother) who purchase a beaten-up old car with the dream of doing it up in their spare time. Dreaming that one day they can take it on an amazing adventure around the country or the world. Unfortunately, most soon realise they actually have very little spare time, and the car just continues to sit and rust away. I thought instead of lamenting this fact, why not at least invite a few of the lads over to continue dreaming away with....

Images: Top Mikael Dubois and bottom Imagine Nations Art on Globes

This beautiful old Chevy has certainly been sitting in the garage many, many moons longer than I've been living out here. Hence the very flat tyre. It's a perfect example of 'one of those projects' though that I think could make for a great afternoon sitting around with the boys. Telling a few tails whilst daydreaming where the best car rally in the world might be to take it on it's first trip. Having few international beers on hand might at least help create a mood of foreign adventure!  If not, it's bound to lift a few spirits anyway!

- Amanda x

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