Thursday, June 14, 2012

Jungle themed baby shower

This past Saturday, my best friend and I threw another one of our friends a baby shower at my house. Jen is due in August with her first...a little boy they are naming Tyler.

She's doing a jungle theme in his nursery, so we carried it over into the shower theme. Everything turned out great! I'll let the photos do the talking...

The finger food spread...
The invitation.
Drinks - wine (went through both whites!), water, sweet tea, and green punch!
Everyone who attended the shower picked a page and signed this book.
Guests were asked to write some advice for the new mommy on a
onesie and pin it to the clothesline above the fireplace.

One of my faves... "Stay off the Internet!"

One of Jen's friends who couldn't make it had this amazing
jungle-themed diaper cake made. So I used it as decor.
I'm not very good at these tissue paper balls. I only made one because
this one was so tricky to make, I didn't even bother with more.

I painted these wooden letters I found at Walmart with tiger stripes
and glued them onto a foam board I painted. Then I added these cute
pre-painted wooded animals. Jen already has the sign up in the nursery.
I also made her a cute blue wreath for her hospital door that was on my front
door for the shower - but I forgot to take a photo of it! Doh!

Playing the belly measurement game.

Prizes for the games - two tin pails with Peanut M&M's and animal crackers.
We also played Baby Bingo while Jen opened up her presents.

About to cut the cake!
My sweet husband left the mommy-to-be a nice note... :-/
We set up favors on the entry-way table for guests to grab as they left.

Double stuffed oreos, dipped in melted white chocolate and decorated with sprinkles. Yum!
The hosts with the mommy-to-be. And yes, I'm wearing a dress to match the theme...don't laugh. :)


Mimi said...

aww, that is so sweet of you to plan and host this amazing baby shower for your friend! everything looks beautiful! :D

<3, Mimi

Megan said...

Everything is adorable! Y'all did a great job. I am sure your friend was very thankful and pleased.