Friday, April 2, 2010

Baby Shower

My mother-in-law and I hosted a baby shower for my sister-in-law, Angelina. I was so glad that we were able to do that for her to help her little family out. She is having a little girl later this month and she will named Lillie Anne
These are the invitations I made for the shower:
This is the basket we had the favors in, the 'Thanks' flower was made on my Cricut and the favors were a die that my mom has for her Big Shot.
Here's a close-up of a favor. They just had a few pieces of candy inside. Aren't those tiny safety pins adorable?! I found them at the local scrapbook store.
Here's a book I made for the shower so that everyone who attended could give some parenting advice to Cory and Angelina, the parents-to-be. I received something similar at my bridal shower and thought it was cool so I re-vamped it for this baby.
This is a page inside the advice book. I think they received some pretty sound advice to get them started :)
This is the stroller/car-seat system they received as a gift.
The gift table. There's a bunch of smaller gifts hiding behind those big bags.
These aren't the greatest pictures, but here are the centerpieces we came up with. Rather than doing some paper-type thing that would end up being thrown away, we decided to go with something that could be useful.
This is baby wash, hooded towel and washcloths tied together with balloons
Infant Motrin, baby wipes, diaper cream and a health-care kit including nail clippers, thermometer etc.
And the last one, with bottles, a formula holder for the diaper bag, burp rag and a dishwasher caddy to more easily wash all those bottle parts.
I also got a travel wipes container that was plain white and cut vinyl to decorate it with Lillie's name and some flowers. It turned out ca-ute!
The rest of these pictures are of the guests
Ronda, Sondra, Maridean, Lyndsay and Grandma Phenes (all family)
Dena and Angelina
Angelina's grandma and sister Hailey
Ronda's friend Claudia
Sondra, Maridean and Lyndsay
We did all sorts of food for the shower. It was my very least favorite part of the preparation. I hate to cook and I'm terrible at it. We made chicken salad sandwiches, spaghetti salad, jello pretzel salad, cupcakes (I put miniature bottles and pacifiers on top of the cupcakes) and Sprite.
I hope that Angie received a lot of things she needed. I was glad we were able to do it to help her prepare for my new baby niece. :)

1 comment:

  1. It's all so wonderful! She is very lucky to have such a wonderful creative family~