My youngest sister is expecting her first baby. It's a girl!! We can't wait to meet her. In the anticipation, my sisters and I had a baby shower for her earlier this month. The theme was lime green, pink, and lots of cute little owls. Here are some wonderful pictures that my talented neighbor, Ashley Spaulding, took for me. Check out her wonderful blog and pictures here. The recipes and instructions for everything pictured will be posted throughout this week. So, don't forget to "like" my Facebook page to keep up on each post. I hope you enjoy!!
|The invitation - "Look whooo's having a girl!!"|
found the paper at Michael's craft store, the owl was clipart found online
|Front door diaper wreath - this was one of the gifts that my daughter and I made. It doubled as decoration as guests arrived at the front door. |
Click HERE for the diaper wreath instructions.
|The mantel - Baby "Kaydence" banner made of paper plates and tulle, tissue paper flowers that my crafty daughter made.|
|The dessert table|
|The cupcakes - to go along with the theme colors I made green margarita cupcakes with lime buttercream frosting (alcohol-free of course) and pink vanilla bean cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting. My daughter and I had fun making the cupcake picks too. |
Margarita Cupcakes recipe
Vanilla Bean Cupcakes recipe
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting recipe
|Chocolate dipped Oreos|
|Table centerpiece - gift of baby wipes, shoes, stuffed giraffe, and green blanket that acted as decoration|
|Fruit bassinet - a real hit at the shower and so much fun to make. |
For the full instructions click HERE.
For the recipe click HERE
|Utensils - I wrapped each set of utensils in a napkin and ribbon|
For the recipe click HERE.
|Lemonade decor - I put a vase in the middle of the lemonade server with flowers as decor|
|The hostesses - (left to right) my sister, Callie; my sister-in-law, Jennifer; my expecting sister, Mary; and myself|