Backyard Baby Shower and Giveaway!

DSC_0019 (2)I recently threw a baby shower for my sister in law.  I was going for a vintage baby theme…and went a little crazy…It was so much fun to plan and I loved being able to bless her with a lovely day.   DSC_0762DSC_0001 (2)Showered with gifts…DSC_0041 (2) DSC_0072DSC_0766 DSC_0767 DSC_0771 DSC_0772 DSC_0779 DSC_0780 Pictures of the mom and dad to be…DSC_0783Alphabet blocks and vintage children’s books…DSC_0784 DSC_0786 Flower pots for shower game prizes…DSC_0803 DSC_0831 DSC_0835 DSC_0842 DSC_0909 Momma to be and auntie to be…DSC_0911 DSC_0915  DSC_0953 DSC_0955 DSC_0962 DSC_0968 Praying for baby and parents…DSC_0987 DSC_0999 Alphabet cards by Pretty Little StudioDSC_1002 DSC_1006 DSC_1015 A lovely day with lovely women…DSC_1019I love being a girl… DSC_1022And because I love you all (and I cut too much extra fabric!), I have TWO cake buntings to giveaway!  Just leave a comment and I will pick two of you!  DSC_0928What is your favorite part of a shower?  The gifts, the games, the dessert?



27 comments:

  1. OMG - you really decorated for the baby shower! Love all of the food too! Great job, looks like you had a great time! You should be a party planner! Have a great day!

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  2. I love the sweet, nostalgic decorating. The blessing of a new baby should be celebrated in such a lovely way. Thanks for sharing, you brought a smile to my face and reminded me that the simple things in life are truly the most special!

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  3. Everything looks so sweet! Great job! Just added your button to my blog :)

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  4. SO CUTE! you did a great job :) I love all the little details. Did you make the onesies hanging on the tree? If so, can you post a tutorial on how you did it?

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  5. Oh how I love the alphabet cards! Those are so precious and lovely. And, I'm a teacher so perhaps they tug at my heart strings?! :)

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  6. That is crazy adorable!!! I love it all!

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  7. What a beautiful shower. You did an amazing job!

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  8. TOO PERFECT!!! Everything is looks fabulous! My favorite part is the dessert. :-)

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  9. Your backyard is huge! I love it!
    My favorite part was looking at all the decorations, you really went all out!

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  10. Your backyard IS huge. I love the bunting, I really wanted the Little Golden book, Rusty Goes to School, I remember having that one.Your cake bunting was an awesome way to decorate, unusual but using what you had...I really enjoy reading what you post and love your new paint colors too...

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  11. Hi Ashley! How fabulous! I never had a baby shower... so I guess everything would be the best part! Everything looked fabulous! You've done a wonderful job!

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  12. Dessert, for sure!! ;) What a beautiful, beautiful shower!!!

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  13. I was just thinking "I would love to make one of those cute cake buntings" But it would be even better to have one that you made. Love your blog and all your cute ideas

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  14. Yanira in OrlandoOctober 27, 2010 7:13 PM

    It looks amazing! So simple, yet classy. Great ideas!!! Lately it seems that baby showers, and kids parties are a competition of who can outdo the other, it's nice to see just a beautiful gathering, where the center of attention is the arrival of a sweet baby!

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  15. You did an amazing job! I love reading your posts even though I don't always comment. You are such an inspirational and creative person! Your sister-in-law is so lucky to have you. The shower looks amazing and the decorations are out of this world! Great job! Love the dotted cookies and all the cute banners.

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  16. Wow Ashley! Everything is fabulous. So beautiful. Really. You are so sweet to throw such a wonderful shower for your SIL. I love all the vintage touches.

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  17. of course i'd love some fun and pretty bunting! pick me, pretty please? :)

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  18. Wow-what a great time, to be had by all! I felt like I was looking in a professional magazine for the most amazing baby shower decor and ideas! Thanks for sharing! Love your decor and would love to win!
    ps I always love the food!

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  19. The decorations are fabulous! Can there ever be too much bunting?!?

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  20. It's adorable!! I see the onsies there, they are so cute! I so had visions of decorating outside for Scott's birthday and then it had to RAIN. UGH sucks. I want a tiered tray like that big one, so cool!

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  21. How stinking adorable! You really threw a great shower it's gorgeous!! My fav part of baby showers are the gifts, I just love seeing all the itty bitty clothes!

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  22. If I have another baby will you throw me a shower?? =)

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  23. Oh! Everything is SO lovely! What a wonderful hostess you are. I often win the games--I'm competitive like that--but I think my favorite part is the GIFTS! I LOVE to see how creatively thoughtful other people are. ;-)

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  24. Who doesn't love dessert? The whole shower looks so beautiful, but the delicious food is making me drool over my morning coffee!

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  25. Wow! Great party!

    ~Melanie
    www.theoldwhitecottageblog.com

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  26. Everything turned out so SO cute! You are the QUEEN of parties! I might be stealing your vintage baby theme idea in the future ;)

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  27. This is fantastic! My Sister is having a baby in March and this gives me tons of Ideas. As always, you are so creative.

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