Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Amanda's Baby Shower


One of my very favorite things to do is throw a shower ... Whether it be a baby or bridal shower they are always so much fun and the best places to do cute little decorations.  I had the honor of being involved in my Cousin Amanda's baby shower {which is why I went to Buffalo a few weekends ago} and got to do so many cute little decorations for her.

Amanda and I at her Baby Shower

How cute does she look??

Her theme was Chevron with Navy Blue and Grey

Boy oh Boy Baby Shower Invite

This was her invitation I made .. and can be found HERE on my Etsy Shop.

The center pieces were white and blue balloons anchored down by these cute vases.  I also made each table a grey chevron table runner to match the theme. 

B is for Boy Baby Shower Centerpieces
B is for Boy Baby Shower Centerpieces 

Amanda in the Balloons
This is all could see of Amanda when we picked up the balloons 

Jessica in the balloons
and this is all she could see of me!

Each setting got a little diaper packet that included ... Pretzel Favors, Wishes for Baby, An Envelope {to address for Thank You cards}, a little blue or grey circle, a pen, spoons {for the baby food tasting game} and instructions for everything in the diaper! You can find out how to make these cute diapers with a template from Martha Stewart {Here}

Baby Shower Table Setting

And all those little circles everyone had to write their name on ended up being this:

Baby Shower Balloon Guest Book
Baby Shower Balloon Guest Book

Each diaper also had a favor of four hand dipped chocolate covered pretzels

Chocolate Covered Pretzels
We did 280 of them!! 
Hand Dipping Chocolate Pretzels
I dipped in chocolate and Amanda covered with sprinkles 

Gram and Aunt Amy came by to help with all the prep too! 




 Here are a few more pictures of things from the shower ... it really was a great time! 


Its A Boy Sign

Beautiful Baby Shower Cake

Berchou Family at Shower
The Berchou Family {Left to Right: Donald, Aunt Dee, Amanda, Uncle Don}

Amanda and her childhood friends
Amanda and all her close friends

I also made her a gift, something I started when Brandy had her first child and carried on with Marie's first child and now Amanda's.  I like to tailor the alphabet for the baby's room and what they will most likely like {take a close look at Letter B} 

Hand Painted ABC Canvas

Jessica Signature


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