Monthly Archives: May 2012

Woodland Baby Shower Party

woodland shower15Are you ready for some adorable woodsy inspiration?  Well, come take a look at the seriously sweet woodland themed baby shower that Shannon brought to life for her expectant sister’s little man on the way! 

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Every bit of this party was planned to perfection and not a detail was missed.I really like how she assembled the napkin wraps.  Instead of just taping them at the back, she used a ribbon and knotted it on either end, giving them a little bit more of a rustic feel.

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The table centerpieces are just ~ a d o r a b l e !  Please note, I reserve the expanded spelling for only those times when I am truly inspired and I find her centerpieces i n s p i r i n g.  From the mini pom poms, to the handmade mini bunting, to the cupcake toppers being used for ornaments, to the twine wrapped vase, to the cream ribbon, to the wooden charger…really, this is pretty darn adorable! 

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Shannon printed on the back portion of every printable so that every side was pretty to see.  I told you, she did not miss a detail!

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When I was personalizing her party package, she asked that I leave a set of the favor tags blank because she was planning to use then as place cards.  I thought it was an interesting idea…and here is how the guests found their seats, too cute!

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I do love to use the water bottle wraps on glass bottles and the striped straws are just a nice finishing touch!

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Shannon used these wooden charger/plates throughout the party decorations and I think they really added to the woodland theme.  She even created rustic cake platters by placing the wooden plate on top of a tree stump! I have seen the wooden plates at Micheal’s and have honestly wanted to pick them up, but just did not have an occasion coming up that I could use them so I was really happy to see them in this party.

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I just have to share one more picture of the centerpieces…the mini bunting is made with patterned paper that is included in all of my party packages.  She simply cut the papers into mini pennants and glued them to the ribbon.

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Thank you so much for sharing this fabulous woodland themed baby shower.  I am certain your sister loved it and I wish Blake all the best that life brings!

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The full party package is available in my Etsy shop, click here to view the details.







Princess Safari Party

safari blog post-p001Well, a few months ago, I had a custom request to create a mod safari package in pastel colors.  The very sweet and talented photographer, Amy of A Dazzle Day, was looking to create a special first birthday theme for her daughter, Mia and wow! she definitely did not disappoint!  This party is full of so many whimsical and sweet details, I barely know where to begin, but begin I will…

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She designed and created the felt birthday hat, but she also cleverly embellished the patterned party hats created for the package.  It is amazing what simple tissue paper can do to spice up a party hat. Note to self…must try this out!

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The party tables were full of so many vintage details, this favor table is just so sweet and ecclectic…lace, burlap, rik rak ribbon, all work together so nicely.

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Amy designed and handmade all the felt animals and party hat.

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Side note: I have used these lollipops at parties I have thrown and you can find them at Micheal’s.  The thank you stickers and ribbon actually come with the lollipops and make for great and affordable party favors!

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How adorable, it really is a beautiful party, but there is much more cuteness to come…

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I just love those leg warmers and the colorful tutu!

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Amy layered the water bottle wrapper with a lace doily, which makes for a vintage look.  I can tell she used a glass Starbucks frappuccino bottle.  Washed and cleaned, they are a great size for the kids birthday parties!  These adorable polka dot straws can be purchased from many sellers on Etsy and really add so much to the look.

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The cupcake toppers are backed with coordinating tissue rosettes.  The are very simple to make and I plan to post a tutorial on how to create them sometime in the near future.  Amy used the cupcake wrappers provided in the party package and I think they add are really nice finishing touch!

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Just when I thought this momma couldn’t be more talented, I find out she actually made these adorable cookies too.  I am very impressed as I have tried my hand at decorating sugar cookies and it does take a fair bit of skill. Very cute!

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Thank you so much for sharing your birthday girl’s very special day with us.  Simply adorable and so much love and care put into each and every detail!

Happy celebrating!

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The full party package is available in my Etsy shop, click here for details.