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We celebrated my sister-in-law and baby Raelynn with this colorful book themed baby shower. Carley loves to read, and this is their first baby so a book theme seemed perfect. The colors that Carley chose for the nursery are very fun and colorful, so we were able to incorporate those with the shower as well.
You can visit my blog for a tutorial on making a diaper cake and free printables.
Fresh gerber daisy flowers were placed in jars on each table. We found gently used children's books at thrift stores to use as centerpieces. We used baby links as napkin rings, that were then gifted to the Mommy-to-be. The napkins and table runners were made with very fun fabrics. As prizes for the winners of each game we gave them each one of the Mommy-to-be's favorite books.
Each book was also wrapped with a colorful headband made of jersey knit fabric.We also used fun colored washi tape to create quick and easy straw flags that were labeled with each guest's name.As party favors for each guest as they left we made bookmarks with a reading quote by Jane Austen, along with a tea bag.
chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate covered bacon
Bookmarks with a reading quote and a tea bag
Activities / Games
"My water broke" ice cube game and "Guess the Baby Picture" game
What People Ate
quiche, breakfasts braids, yogurt parfaits
What People Drank
mimosas, orange juice, cucumber mint water