Baby Shower {Vintage Pink Lemonade Theme}

One of my favorite things to do {besides decorating my own house and the homes of my clients} is to decorate for events. I love to plan the menu, the decorations, the invitations – yeah, the whole bit.  I’ve organized and decorated for numerous graduation receptions, wedding receptions, recital and anniversary receptions, baby showers and birthday parties.  Fun times! :)

This past Saturday, our church’s ladies group hosted a baby shower for a sweet momma who is getting close to having her first baby. Let me just say that this baby girl is a precious answer to prayer!  I decided on a pink lemonade {pink & yellow} theme which was just a darling color combination.

Adorableness.

I used a barn door that I found at an estate sale for $5 to anchor the table decor.  You can also see my 7up boxes and aqua Ball jars.  :)  I added textured softness to the tablescape with a little bit of burlap covered with sparkly pink organza.

My sweet sister made the cupcakes – white cupcakes with pink frosting and lemon cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. Yum!

Flowers in birdcage.  That’s realistic, right??? {snort}

Who cares about realistic!? It was pretty!

Cute cupcakes!

Veggie Cups with Ranch Dressing

Cucumber Dill Open Sandwiches

Cranberry Chicken Salad – On Croissants or With Crackers

Caprese Bites

Fruit & Cheese Cubes

Water with lemon slices and mint leaves. Pretty!!

We had a hair clip station set up for guests to make accessories for the baby.

During one of my brainstorms, I got the idea to create a “guest book” photo frame.  I’ve seen them used at weddings, but baby showers rarely have guest books. This is a fun, cute way for the momma to remember who was there and for the baby to see how much she is loved already! I bought the frame and mat at Hobby Lobby and then I cut scrapbook paper to cover the mat.

You can see a bit more of the barn door in this photo. It’s running diagonally on the table {I had two 8 foot tables pushed together.}  I made tissue paper pom poms using this tutorial and I made some hanging doily thing-a-ma-bobs. I’ll show the how-to on those soon!  Promise!

*Quick Pom Poms Tip: I cut 4 inches off the width of my tissue paper layers because the first two pom poms turned out butterfly-ish rather than sphere-ish.  Not exactly the look I wanted. Ha! I used the 4 inches I cut off to make the small pom poms you can see hanging in the pictures. :)

This photo is one of my favorites from the baby shower.  Don’t you just want some refreshing pink lemonade? Ahhhh!

You can find a bunch of baby shower ideas on my Baby Shower Pinterest board!

At the last reception I decorated, I put a chair on top of the table, and this one had the barn door. I wonder what other crazy ideas will pop into my brain next! Ha!

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Comments

  1. How creative and beautiful. Makes me want another baby girl just so I can have a shower like this! Seriously, how cute is that barrette station!

  2. Very pretty, all great ideas love each one! Now that I want someone to have a baby nobody is welling!

  3. I love it ALL! Those pink pom-poms are awesome!
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  4. just beautiful Myra! every detail and all the food!!!
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  5. Seriously Myra, one of the prettiest baby showers I’ve ever seen!
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  6. This is amazing! Wonderfully done! I hope someone I know has a baby just so I can duplicate your ideas! I especially love the hair clip station.

  7. Adorable! Loved it all! I like your site, I’m new! :) If you ever have a chance and want to stop by my humble blog, it’s http://doveofsnow.blogspot.com Thanks!

  8. Barbara says:

    You’re awesome, Myra! The shower was wonderful!

  9. Jennifer says:

    I love that hair clip station – what a fab idea! Could you possibly share more details about that (i.e. how you had guest make them – fabric glue, hot glue gun, etc?)

    p.s. I recently discovered your blog and love it! I am getting so inspired! :)

  10. Gorgeous job, Myra! I’m in love with that lemonade jar. Love all the details you put into everything:)
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  11. What a pretty shower! Lovely tips and ideas.
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  12. I just loved the theme and colors of the baby shower! Your decorations and food were simply beautiful!! Those veggie cups were an awesome idea…I would have never thought of doing that :)

    I recently made tissue poms for my sister’s bridal shower. I did the same thing by making some little ones!!
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  13. Everything is soooo beautiful! I love the frame guest sign-in idea. so great for one of the baby pictures!

  14. All the details are wonderful. So amazingly cute.
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  15. Simple and elegant. Great ideas that would transition to any party!

  16. The barrette station idea – terrific! Now I just need someone to get pregnant with a girl so we can do that :)
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  17. Everything looks Amazing!!!
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  18. You are too good to be true. =)
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  19. This is lovely. I really like the combination of the burlap and organza. I also love the bow making activity.

  20. Christy says:

    What a beautiful baby shower! The bow/barrette station is brilliant! I think I’ll make the tissue paper pom poms for my daughter’s upcoming birthday party.

  21. I love the way you served the veggies with ranch already in the cup–smart girl!
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  22. Wow!! I am in LOVE with every picture you posted!! Great job on the party! I am pinning lots of these pictures!!

  23. WOW!! Everything looks wonderful, Myra!! Can I hire y’all? :)
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  24. Myra, this theme is stunning! I love the hair accessory station! Thank you for sharing!

  25. everything on that table looks beautiful. i love the flowers in the bird cage. great job! Makes me wanna get preggo just so i can have a baby shower that looks like this. -Viv
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  26. Um….LOVE the hair clip station! So fun.
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  27. This is GORGEOUS!! I love the hair clip station…genius! Just popping in from TT&J :)

  28. Great party, I love the rustic with the fancy :)

  29. Oh, this gives me ideas for my daughter’s 7th brithday! I love the colors, and she LOVES the pink lemonade and water, she said it was beautiful! I am guessing she will be requesting these for her birthday! But, she wants a teaparty (without tea, since she doesn’t like it), so I will have to work this out in my head first. So excited!

  30. Absolutely love the station for making hair clips for the baby girl. LOOVE it, I will be keeping it in my arsenal of baby ideas.

  31. beautiful shower! love all of the pink and yellow details!

  32. Thanks for all the creative ideas! I am doing a Pink Lemonade theme shower for my sister in two weeks. I’ll be stealing um.. I mean borrowing some of your thoughts here. I have a sweet friend who says her idea of creativity is borrowing ideas and then forgetting where she got them. I think my creativity is the same!

  33. HI!!! I am TOTALLY copying EVERYTHING…absolutely stunning…can you tell me more about the clip station…Hot glue gun??? I REALLY want to do this!!! amazing job!!!

  34. Hi there,

    I was wondering if you could share your pink lemonade recipe?

    Regards,

    Daniella.

    • Hi Daniella! Actually I think the pink lemonade was from a bottle. (blush) It was yummy though and I just added lemon slices. :)

  35. I love the freshness and colours of the table – the food looks so yummy! The hair clip station is a sweet idea and I image your guests had fun making them.
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