Bow Tie Baby Shower

10 July 2012

Last weekend we had a shower for my sister in law Megan.  If you’re a regular around here you’ll know that Reece made his arrival early.  I told Meg that we should stuff a pillow under her dress for the shower.  {For those of you who have asked, he is now 3 weeks & he is doing GREAT!  All of his tubes are gone, he’s eating well.  We’re keeping fingers crossed that he gets to come home this week.}

Her sister in law Heather and I co-hosted the shower.  Heather was so much fun to work with, we were totally on the same wavelength, great food, no games, relaxed atmosphere.  The melon baby + cute diaper cake below was all her and her husband Andy is a chef, so he took care of the menu.


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  • Invitations were designed by Lisa at Ellieoh.  She was fast, attentive, and so patient with changes that I wanted to make.  I found her while perusing Etsy and I’m so glad I did.  I would highly recommend her.  Bright green envelopes from Hobby Lobby.
  • Awesome {free!} Paper Bow Tutorial + Pattern from Ellinee.  {I used the pattern for this and my own paper choices.}  We used black pillow boxes from Michaels, filled with a sea salt chocolate covered oreo and topped with the paper bow for favors.
  • Idea for the melon baby carriage came from Pinterest.  If anyone has the original source of this I will be happy to link, I’ve spent close to an hour and I’m still not sure where it came from.
  • Lime green plates + turquoise napkins, Reece banner, and “new mom” sash from Party City.


Samantha said...

So happy to hear that Baby Reece is doing so well!

The shower looks fantastic, as always :)

Kelly said...

Super cute! You guys did a great job! =0)

Unknown said...

Holy cow, Michelle. You girls did a great job! What an adorable shower - that melon baby made me laugh so hard. I had no idea melon could look so much like a baby.
I'm glad to hear that Reece is well. Here's to him - what a champ!

SnoopyMeg said...

Um, I think the original source for the baby carriage was your aunt moe, we were just laughing about that when she was here last month.

Jessica @ Wanting Adventure said...

Aww, that is so cute! You are a party planning wonder. Such a sweet party!

Unknown said...

Once again as always SUPER CUTE! You always do such a great job. And so glad to hear the little man is doing good:)

Anonymous said...

The baby in the fruit creeped me out. I felt like I was taking its blanket of fruit so I scooped from the Noel next to it. NO MORE parties at your mom's house for a month
Joan Crawford

Unknown said...

beautiful and cute shower!!!

Just A Normal Mom said...

Super cute shower! As always, everything looked fantastic!

Lia Griffith said...

Beautiful shower and I LOVE the theme!

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