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

 

 

Affectionately known to her friends as Millennial Martha for her love of DIY and decorating, Jen can’t help but pour her heart + soul into everything she touches. She’s loved to entertain since acquiring a table and chairs, and giving gifts is one of her favorite hobbies. Jen is the creator of Girl Meets Party. Her dream is to share her passions with the world in hopes to inspire others by making the seemingly unattainable attainable.

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