June 18th, 2014 |


INTROAs part of our new BABY by WH HOSTESS collection, I’m pleased to introduce the Preppy Animals Baby Shower collection!  A crisp color palette of navy blue, kelly green and hot pink is paired with preppy stripes and a darling green animal silhouette pattern to create a collection that is party-ready!  This collection is also available in a navy blue, kelly green and turquoise version for boys, and we also think it would make a darling birthday party.

invitation on plate horizontalGuests were invited with this preppy, swiss dot party invitation.  A bold tablesetting greeted the ladies to an afternoon of fun: a navy tablecloth, white dishes, napkins made from our green animals silhouette fabric, 4″ striped ribbon and a vase full of GORGEOUS hot pink peonies.  The vase was accented with our monogram Centerpiece Cling with the parents-to-be’s monogram for a personalized touch.

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I decided to forgo classic paper placecards, and used our brand new Placecard Clings. They come printed with your guests’ names and can be placed on water or wine glasses – the best part is that they temporarily attach without adhesive.  Part placecard, part wine charm…and perfectly preppy!

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I served up a sparkling cocktail: prosecco mixed with a little limoncello, with a few frozen raspberries floating on top.  Refreshing, delicious and simple to create a “mocktail” for the mama-to-be with similar flavors (lemonade and sparkling water!)

cocktailTo entertain my guests, I passed out a fun little baby shower game: the mama/baby animal matching game. We also filled out sweet “Wishes for Baby” cards, that were sent home with the parents-to-be. Available in the party collection, they matched our theme perfectly!

game horizontalGuests nibbled on cupcakes for dessert while the Mama-to-be opened her gifts. I displayed them on a cake stand dressed with our green animals Cake Plate Cling, and placed a coordinating food tent card on the table for added decor.

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The Preppy Animals Baby Shower & Party Collection has a variety of coordinating Cake Plate Cling patterns available, and I absolutely love the fresh, preppy color palette.  These patterns are fabulous for dressing up your sweets any time!

party favors straight onGuests went home with a little box of shimmer gumballs, embellished with a frilly ribbon and coordinating thank you sticker.  These items, along with MANY more from this collection, are now available in the shop!

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