Thursday, August 20, 2009

It's a Jungle!

This week over at Kelly's Korner is Show Us Your Life 
Baby Showers!!!

I am actually in the process of planning a baby shower for one of my best friends at work.
She is due at the end of the October and her shower is in about a month.  Because I am a planner I  have pretty much everything planned out but can't wait to look through all the different showers to find more fabulous ideas! 

I wanted all the decorations to be things she could use for the baby/nursery.  


The diaper cake is almost finished
These blankets were from her registry.  

 Scrapbook paper from Michael's and letters from Hobby Lobby

Plates (so many inexpensive options online!)
I found these at Parties4Kids $2.25 for a pack of plates and $2.19 for a package of napkins!


Matching napkins
I designed the invitation off the plates and napkins
Are these not the cutest?? And they look easy to make.  1 regular Nilla wafer and 1 mini Nilla wafer.  I am going to make half vanilla and half chocolate.


Punch idea I got from my life long friend Carly Calhoun Grace


I am going to fill this glass fish bowl with goldfish crackers.   
I did this for the kids area at our wedding.  


The mommy to be loves goldfish (as do I...hee hee)

I have a tall cylinder vase that I am going to fill with water and REAL goldfish


Thinking about making "dirt" cups

If you have any ideas for me let me know!

9 comments:

  1. I love what you have so far! I'm sure she'll love what you've done!!! If you do the dirt cakes, maybe you could add a flower on top. I have recently seen those done where you use oreo "straws" and put a flower through those....it looks so cute! Looks like you've put so much thought into this; what a lucky coworker!!! :)

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  2. All great ideas!! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. OK love the duckie punch bowl, love the dirt cake! Looks like a great showers!

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  4. Great ideas! I love the cupcakes. I am thinking about making them for my son's 1st birthday party in September.

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  5. what an awesome shower! All of it looks great! And so very creative! The diaper cake is precious!

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  6. Great ideas! Those are pretty colors to work off of on those plates.
    Blessings!

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  7. super cute ideas. we used those plates and napkins for my sister in laws shower :)

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  8. Love the diaper cake! I'm usually not big into the diaper cakes but I really like the idea of putting the baby blankets around the diapers. I had the same napkins & plates at one of my showers. A friend even made a cake to match. I've posted pics over on my blog.

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  9. I love how prepared you are already! What a cool shower!

    Cxx

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