make-believe: capture the flag.

June 7, 2012
capturetheflag

growing up, the end of the school year always meant playing capture the flag. my favorite games started in the early evening and lasted just until the sun was beginning set. necessities included bug spray, band-aids, tie-on sneakers, and a ruthless competitive streak. i’m really hoping to get in a game or two this summer.

1. tagalong tank 2. band-aid tin 3. turmeric bandana 4. polka dot bandana 5. hoodie 6. bug spray 7. shorts 8. sneaks

layout by erin boyle. photos sourced from the links above.

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22 Comments

  • Reply Amy@OldSweetSong June 7, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    A. Dorbz. Can I play?

  • Reply Shannon June 7, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    Cute idea! Never played capture the flag, but this outfit certainly has a nostalgic summer quality to it, loving that striped tank too. 😉

    Shannon
    http://www.11thandshannon.com

    • Reply Erin June 7, 2012 at 5:32 pm

      a new summer goal!

  • Reply Linda Zimmerman June 7, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    love this series! and will be ordering some of these sneaks in about 5 minutes.

  • Reply Devan June 7, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    Oh my god everything here is my favorite! FAVORITE!

    • Reply Erin June 7, 2012 at 5:29 pm

      shoulda named it make-believe: devan boyle.

  • Reply Jay June 7, 2012 at 2:25 pm

    Oh I LOVED capture the flag when I was a kid – I loved that we lived in a quiet small town and could do that without worry!

  • Reply Shoko June 7, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Could be the cutest post EVER.

    • Reply Erin June 7, 2012 at 5:30 pm

      thanks, lady.

  • Reply Meagan :: Mo Pie, Please June 7, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    I love everything about this post! I need that outfit and I need some playing in the yard at dusk!

  • Reply Alexa June 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    such cute bandanas! an adorable series indeed.

    • Reply Erin June 7, 2012 at 5:31 pm

      thanks, alexa.

  • Reply Shelly { @ Quiet Luxury } June 7, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    an all natural bug spray… pretty cool. i'll have to check it out.

    • Reply Erin June 7, 2012 at 5:31 pm

      my favorite part!

  • Reply sweet harvest moon June 7, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    Never heard of this game (I had to google it)! Sounds like a lot of fun 🙂

    Lovely finds! If only the would still make those band aid tins…

    • Reply Erin June 7, 2012 at 5:30 pm

      good news is there are tons on etsy!

  • Reply Carrie | acookgrowsinbrooklyn June 7, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    I, too, have fond start-of-summer capture the flag memories. How about kick the can for a throwback to summers of yore? That bug spray is so pretty that I would use it as home decor!

  • Reply Milynn luong June 8, 2012 at 1:27 am

    I love this new series! When I grew up, the favorite game among all my friends was Red Rover and then Kickball. I never played capture the flag until college. Really fun, until I started playing with the guys. Those band-aids came in handy 😛

  • Reply Katherine June 24, 2012 at 2:07 am

    Those were the nights. Nothing like capture the flag to bring out the competitive edge.

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