Thursday, May 31, 2012

a baby shower under the stars

See that babe? 
That's Holly.

You know. The wonder woman behind these knock-out invitations
Try not to hate her. 
She's honestly the closest person I've ever known to a real-life Disney princess. 
(But better than a Disney princess.)

The baby shower Holly put together for me was beyond magical. 

The setting was gorgeous (thanks to friend Cortney's backyard). 
Candle-filled mason jars hung everywhere and lit up the dimming evening sky. 
There was hand painted paper in a typewriter for friends to type up their best mothering advice for me. (Which Holly later bound into a book, of course.)
The base of every single eating utensil was individual hand-wrapped in yarn. 
The food and desserts were divine. 
The company was even better.
No detail was overlooked.

I was there, too. 

But, by now, we all know what I look like in either one of my two maternity dress options.
That, plus I apparently didn't get the cute-striped-top-with-solid-color-bottom memo. 
So that's kinda embarrassing. 

I just love these gal pals. 


wikigirl said...

Such a gorgeous shower :) Your friend is lovely and indeed a living Disney princess!

Natasha Ting said...

alright embarrassed to say, but I had no idea a shower is actually a party. it's never been a tradition in here. Now that I learned a new stuff! that you don't have to go into bathroom to have a shower. cheers!
by the way, i just gave my blog a facelift, have a look? ;)

freya said...

such a lovely shower! it looked absolutely perfect!
where did your friend get that typewriter? i love it!

wildchild said...

this is seriously so magical. you and baby girl are two lucky ladies :)

Maria said...

Aw, this is so sweet! Can't wait to see and meet baby cryings!

Rachel said...

So magical!Your friend has a gorgeous back yard!

Health, art, and the girl gamer said...

This is by far the most beautiful baby shower I have EVER seen!!!

Anonymous said...

That hand painted paper is gorgeous! AH. So magical! You and little cryings are so lucky to have such wonderful friends!

Daily Photo 2012 said...

What a wonderful party! You're so lucky to have such amazingly talented people in your life.

emma said...

dreamy shower!! you deserve it!

I'm Sydney. said...

how wonderful!!! you definitely deserve a baby shower that beautiful!

candace said...

oooh, I love the typewriter advice idea. I think I'll have to reuse it. do you think Holly will mind?? She is a total babe, as you say. Maybe one day I will care enough about trends to put on some red lipstick like hers. It does sound fun!

Janssen said...

This is just incredible! What an event!

jessica ♥ The Fevered Pen said...


Tracy said...

i bet that baby is here!!!

Lexie Loo, Lily Boo, and Dylan Too! said...

What a beautiful baby shower!

Ansel Leigh said...

You were thrown a beautiful shower! Keep up making friends with the super crafty people!