Pretty in Pink Tea Party to Welcome a New Baby

What could be better than to share a sweet baby at her own baby shower?  And that’s how our  beautiful 8 week old baby granddaughter met some very important people.  We turned on the pink and feminine for her very first tea party and she loved every minute!

I didn’t need much more inspiration other than ‘baby girl’ to get my color theme…that led me to pink tulips, old fashioned roses, and tiny wax flowers in deep and light pink to create my centerpiece, napkin inserts and candle wreath (Safeway flowers).  Our camelias were in full bloom – lucky me! – and they were all pink!  I found the cutest pink damask fabric for my table runner from Carousel Designs (www.babybedding.com)

Photography by Kelly Marie Photography

 

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The ‘nesting’ theme gave me lots of opportunities to create: from lavender sachets to pink bird cages.  Guests received  lavender dryer sachets in peach chiffon fabric if they found a stamped nest on a linen square under their plate.  See my DIY page for all the fun baby shower creations, including specially made soft fabric roses for napkin holders.

Kelly_Marie_Photograhy_16A vintage soup tureen worked beautifully as my ‘vase’ for my tulips, roses and wax flower arrangement.  I created a grid on the top of the tureen with  clear florist tape and slipped the flowers in at various angles, gently pushing into the wet florist foam inside the tureen.  They lasted for days and days.

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Pink wax flowers were tucked inside the lace napkins held by soft fabric rose napkin rings

Kelly_Marie_Photograhy_04Tulips,  camelias and baby birds were peaking out everywhere!

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A sweet demitasse cup & saucer from a collection started by my husband for our granddaughter

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Brunch included delicious and light scones and quiche from Rolling Scones Bakery, Lodi Ca

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Champagne punch and the MOST delicious beautiful cake from the Nugget in Sacramento

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We invite you to visit our webpage www.anneliesastable.com for information on renting the crystal, china, silver, linens and some accessories from this event.

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