Happy Monday loves! This weekend was such a whirlwind. I am so excited to finally be able to tell you about the bridal shower that I have been involved in planning for my future sister in law, Mel. With the exception of a wardrobe malfunction (my dress ripped completely up the side, 5 minutes before leaving for the shower), everything went so smoothly!
I spent just about $100 on the decorations so a lot of the decor was handmade. I think handmade touches make an event more personal and are a great way to be cost conscious. Below are the pictures that I took of the shower decor and events.
The favors were designed by my dear friend Katie. We gave each guest a mini coca cola bottle with a hand made tag that included a favorite bible verse, 1 Corinthians 13:13.
Each guest had a white pom flower at their place along with a menu that I designed.
Place cards matched the menus
This chalkboard love story board is one of my favorite DIY projects from the shower. It was only $3! Tutorial to come later this week.
For the centerpieces I used vintage glasses and bottles with a variety of different pink and white flowers. I wrapped each container in burlap, lace and/or bakers twine and they were placed on round wood slices (I found mine at Michaels). Because we had a very limited budget, this was an easy way to create fullness and interest in the centerpieces. Here are some more pictures of the centerpieces.
I made a burlap banner that hung over the tables, that says Bride to Be!
My lunch, waldorf chicken salad on texas toast, and brussel sprouts with pistachios. It was delicious!
Katie and Mel playing the "He Said She Said" game.
Me explaining the Bridal Bingo game...a great way to keep people involved while the bride is opening gifts! We had some major competition going on!