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Romantic Bridal Shower

This romantic bridal shower is girly and simple. Hope you like it!

When coming up with the over all look and feel of this special shower, I started with the romantic wedding color palette and added a little more “girly” with the addition of gold sparkles and a touch of romantic lace. Overall, I think it had a nice romantic, girly, yet sophisticated feel. Take a look! (Oh and if you want to skip to the wedding, here it is.)

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

Simple place settings and centerpieces lined the table set for thirty.

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

The center of the table was lined with flowers that just played nicely to that romantic vibe. Blooms were gathered in milk glass vases. Nothing too fancy, just soft shades of pink and white flowers.  At each setting was a “He said/She said” questioneer and a tiny pink pencil. Guests filled out their cards (a fun conversation starter) and later, the bride read and answered the questions aloud.

(To make the pale pink pencils, I purchase a box of golf pencils from the office supply store and just painted them pink the week before.)

Also the favors were aside each plate — a “adult” flavored lollipop. The flavors were Ginger (totally refreshing) and Champagne and Roses.

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

 The flowers were amazing. Gerber Daisies, A wide variety of roses, ranunculus & hydrangeas — all locally grown. Bonus — they smelled divine! If you’re planning a romantic bridal shower, flowers are a must!

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

This hutch worked as our beverage station. Guests enjoyed drinks and appetizers before lunch was served.

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

 This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

 The Make your own Mimosa station was a hit.

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

 The gorgeous desserts complimented the shower so perfectly. These dessert designers (I can’t think of a more fitting name to call them) matched this theme to-a- T!

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

 The ribbon and lace backdrop was by far my favorite element. So simple to make and yet so dramatic.

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

Raspberry and Salted Caramel Macarons from Sparkles Macarons, Cheesecake bites and lemonade cupcakes adorned with fondant fabric flowers from Edible Details (all were almost too gorgeous to eat).

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

The sugar cookies from Better Bit of Butter were a show-stopper. OH. MY. And they tasted just as good as they looked. They matched the look and feel of the shower so perfectly, I couldn’t have imagined them up to be more perfect.

The darling mini wedding cakes were from The Marshmallow Studio and they are … yep…. marshmallows! They were such a unique addition to the dessert table (thanks Alejandra!). And here’s the blushing bride (who happens to be my lovely sister-in-law). :)

This romantic bridal shower was full of lovely little details including a mimosa station and darling dessert table. Check out the DIY details.

A few last pics of the shower. It was such an amazing day. I’m really proud of how it turned out and VERY honored to have hosted such a lovely day for a very special bride.

I hope these photos help inspire your next event, thanks for reading everyone! xoxoxo.

Be sure to see how the wedding turned up. This Temecula Wedding venue was the prefect backdrop for this Hostess to stretch her creative wings! 

Vendors

Rentals | Allies Party
Flowers | Hidalgo Flowers
Marshmallow wedding cakes | The Marshmallow Studio
Sugar Cookies | A Better Bit of Butter
French Macarons | Sparkles Macarons
Fondant cupcake toppers | Edible Details
Lollipops | The Candied Flower

 

 

Real Party| Bridal Shower Red with Romance

When my best friend asked me to help her come up with a theme for a bridal shower she was hosting, I was so exicted! After all, a bridal shower is a big deal… a memorable day for the bride to be and a great excuses to focus on romance. The bride’s wedding color was was red and her flowers of choice, roses. We had to come up with a plan that did not result in the party space having any hints of Christmas or Valentines Day. I think we pulled it off! Here are some shots from the party itself and wow, did it look romantic!

To set the tone, these red botanical invites were sent out with all the pertinent details. As guests arrived they followed a path lined by white candles and dusted with red rose petals. A handmade wicker and floral wreath greeted guests at the door with the bride’s initial “M” hanging in the center. Vintage chic red table runners topped white linen cloths and each table had simple yet elegant centerpieces. Red roses and floating candles gave off a very romantic feel.

This intimate bridal shower really complimented the bride’s personality; elegant yet easy going. Good food, good drinks, great company- a perfect way to honor a bride and heck, romance itself. Cheers!

Something Blue Bridal Shower Theme

Even if your Bride’s wedding color is not blue, I think this blue bridal shower theme will be a hit. Every bride needs the “something blue right?” What I love about this color for a bridal shower, is that it is a bit unexpected. We often see this pale blue color theme used for boy baby showers, but not for many other occasions. There is just something elegant and soft about this blue bridal shower theme that I think brides will love.

The elegant blue table setting are so simple. Classy but functional (and inexpensive) with the blue plate actually being a paper plate. These place settings are dressed up with the silver flatware and glass stemware. You can also serve blue cocktails like this Blue Martini to tie your something blue theme together. I love this idea for a bridal shower!