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Bow stations and cupcakes!

April 25, 2012

I have been meaning to share fun ideas from baby and bridal showers that I have recently attended.  It is incredible how some women are so creative and crafty! I admire that so much, my brain doesn’t know how to think in “crafty” mode.  That’s why I love PINTEREST soooooo much!!! It makes me feel empowered to try new recipes, makeup ideas, hair styles and crafts that don’t seem that hard. What I love about the following pictures from the showers was that they are all fairly easy and inexpensive to do yourself!

This fingerprint tree is a great alternative to any guest book, especially for a bridal shower.  Instructions on how to make this tree can be found here.

Fingerprint Tree

Anytime envelopes may be involved: baby shower, bridal shower or wedding, it is advisable and incredibly frugal to decorate your own birdcage.  A few ribbons, some cut-out letters and some glitter and you are set!  The best thing about the birdcage is that it’s very easy to drop the envelopes in, but almost impossible to take them out, envelopes have been stolen at these types of events before.

Birdcage envelope holder

Tea and juice station

Teacups

Fun and colorful cupcake display

Cupcake display

Framed dessert menu

Dessert menu

Bow-making station for baby girl

Bow-making station for baby girl

Homemade fruit punch and mimosas

Fruit punch and mimosas

The most delicious homemade chocolate cupcake I’ve ever eaten!

The most delicious cupcake I've eaten

Hand picked flowers to greet guests.

Beautiful flowers

I will be helping to plan games for a baby shower in a few weeks.  Anyone have ideas for some fun baby games?

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. 161cm permalink
    April 25, 2012 11:55 am

    everything is so cute 🙂

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  2. April 25, 2012 8:22 pm

    Wow, these are so cute! The fingerprint tree is so creative and adorable!! Thanks for sharing =)

    xoxo,
    Suzie Q
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  3. sensaatio permalink
    April 26, 2012 1:56 am

    I’m loving the fingerprint tree!

    • April 26, 2012 3:21 am

      Me too!! If my little sister gets married someday, I totally want to do that for her 😉

  4. April 26, 2012 9:07 am

    These are such fun and craft ideas! I love the cupcake display. Possibly because I’m a huge sucker for cupcakes, but still, it looks awesome!

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