A Whole Llama Love Baby Shower

Baby showers are one of my favorite events to design.  A baby shower is still about mom before it’s all about the baby.  Once the baby arrives, they’re the focus as they should be!  I had so much fun designing this llama baby shower for Ro and her daughter, Monica.  We explored a boho chic, balloon-o-rama and succulents llama theme ultimately settling on balloons as you can tell!

The llama baby shower color palette was a light blue, mint green and white.  I added pops of black to tie in the black chairs at the venue.  Also, when you typically think of balloon runners, you think of rectangular tables.  However, I created a beautiful zig-zag pattern with balloon runners that I created with Chrissy B CreativeI’ve created balloon runners on my own before, but working with Chrissy B Creative is always so much easier!

I love circular tables because they foster great conversation among guests.  I found it to be particularly important here because we did not assign seats.  Usually, I love to have a place card at everyone’s seat.  However, with a baby shower of over 60 people, it was necessary.  My two favorite guests in appearance were mom-to-be’s 90-year-old grandparents.  How sweet is that?!

90-year-old-grandparents

I sprinkled intricate details throughout the shower, but some of my favorites were the plates from Harlow & Grey and the menus I personally created using supplies from Paper Source.

paper-source-menu-harlow and grey

Of course, I had champagne labels, too!  If you know me, you know champagne labels are my favorite decor item to mix in.  I used them on all wine and champagne bottles as well as the favor boxes.

customized wine labels etsy

With such a decadent sweets table, grandma-to-be and I opted for sweets takeaway boxes as the favor so guests could create a box to go.  Sweets tables are so pretty, but if not used appropriately, the food could go to waste.  By making the sweets a favor, we utilized the sweets as a treat AND a favor!

sweets-box-champagne-label

All in all, this llama baby shower was one of my favorites!!  The sweets table, decor and place settings were too charming.  It was such a pleasure to work with the below vendors to pull this event together.  I hope you love the gallery of images, and if you have an event coming up, please let me know!

Planning & styling | Girl Meets Party

Plates, cups & napkins | Harlow & Grey

Wine labels & favor box labels | LabelsbyLindseyAnne

Balloon runners & sweets table backdrop | Chrissy B Creative

Large balloons | Paris 312

Llama cake topper | Heartfelt Handmade

Llama cupcake toppers | Leia Party

Cake & cookies | Sweet Mandy Bs

Floral | Jewel Osco – Debi Lilly Collection

Photography | Wonder and Awe Photography

 

 

Meet Jen

I’ve always had a love affair with creation. Since I was a child, I handmade my gifts or combined toys to design something new. Fast forward twenty years, and I’m still making my gifts every holiday and designing new ways to do things.

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