custom inspiration board: april showers

This theme is a personal favorite of mine. I created it for Jo who is hosting a baby shower for her sister next month. I love the idea of playing on the word 'shower' and using modern, weather inspired details. And of course, it would also work just as well for a bridal shower...

Theme: April Showers (bring May babies)

Party Ideas
Colors: yellow & pale aqua blue with grey accents
Decorations: Use a weather inspired theme of umbrellas or paper parasols, centerpieces of sunny spring tulips, poppies etc... consider using rain boots amongst vases to hold flowers
Food: a big jar of lemonade with fresh lemon slices and little paper umbrellas for the drinks. Have desserts that are reminiscent of weather... marshmallow 'clouds', cupcakes with 'sprinkles', 'sunny' lemon tart etc.
Favors: umbrella shaped cookies in glassine bags with coordinating tags

Photo Credits
Row 1: invite via
tiny prints; lanterns via lora jeans mag; lemonade jar via browner brown; table setting via amorology
Row 2: parasol via the nest; baby cakes via amorology; brownie pops via hwtm
Row 3: flowers via utterly engaged; place setting via the party dress; lemon tart via blue orchid design

Row 4: paper umbrellas via ms crafts; cupcake via county living; candy jar and table setting via lolliblog


asia said...

so pretty!

Save the Date for Cupcakes said...

The little baby cakes sign is too cute.

A Blissful Nest said...

this is so cool and refreshing looking. love it!

Enchanted Expectations said...

Love love love the color combo! Beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Gosh! It makes a girl want to have another baby just to have that party!

Sandi said...

I love your ideas for the weather-related desserts! very creative!

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