A Shepparton resident's recent surprise birthday party summed up socialising in 2020.
Chloe Innes-Irons got the surprise of her life walking into Shepparton Brewery earlier this month when she saw 25 of her closest family and friends sitting having a drink.
Well, kind of.
Her party guests were there in spirit, having been transformed into cardboard cut-outs.
Chloe said her father Mat came up with the “interesting idea” with the help of Mint Digital.
“Every year I love having a party to celebrate,” Chloe said.
“So, I was a bit down that I couldn’t have my big 30th party.”
Chloe had been having lunch at Little Lipari with her family when someone suggested they have a drink at Shepparton Brewery.
“We walked down to the brewery and even our dog was at the door,” Chloe said.
“I sat down and had a drink with everyone then we went to Downtown later in the night and took a few of the cut-outs with us,” she said with a laugh.
Chloe said the cutouts were currently stacked in her carport at home.
“Well, we could be using them more often depending on how long the restrictions continue for.”
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