27 July 2009

it's a baby shower!

so I'm planning a baby shower for my close friend... and here are the items I've made thus far! {more to come} the colors are grey and yellow with a touch of white and green to go with the theme "Elephant Alphabet." They don't know the gender, so it had to be gender neutral! But there are a ton of cute themes/color schemes these days :) The original inspiration for the theme and colors is from: stem *fabulous parties start here*/head of the table. LOVE the sites! I'll also update the details tomorrow, but the sick/recovering hubby's getting impatient to watch a movie ;)
Entered in:
caardvarks- shower card or altered item
papertake weekly- grey & yellow

:: altered tea tins to put flowers in {tins: Republic of Tea, paper: K&Co, ribbon: Michaels sheer creations}

:: made this in photoshop and placed in a nice little frame {clipart: elephant}

:: found this pattern online and altered it for these cute elephants I stitched up {ribbon: Offray, tags: colorbök, fabric: walmart}

:: one elephant went on top of the towel cake {the bottom layer is a baby blanket I made and it's wrapped in burp cloths, top layer is onsies and burp cloths {cloths: Target dollar bin, ribbons: Offray, Michaels sheer creations, clipart: elephant, tags: colorbök, fabric: walmart}

:: homemade cupcakes- trial run, getting icing consistency and batter down right {Wilton's silver sparkles and lemon yellow coloring}


  1. Looks like it's going to be a fabulous shower ... love all of your wonderful designs.

  2. LOVE your photo shop print!!!! I love everything you made actually!

  3. Oh I LOVE this post. Such gorgeous pictures and I absolutly adore your colour combi :) Thank you for joining us at PTW. Hugs, Dawny xx

  4. What fun shower creations! Just lovely (and yummy)!

    Just hopping around blogland today...
    Glad to hear your hubby is recovering! Sending healing prayers your way!
    take care
    Blessings, Maria

  5. Wow, these are so cute! I can just imagine what a fun shower this will be!
    Jodi =)

  6. WOW these are ADORABLE!!! Thanks so much for playing along and I wish you the best of luck!!!

  7. Adorable projects! I love that you used yellow and not the traditional pink or blue. Also the elephant theme is so cute!

  8. Everything is so beautiful! Your friend will be so thrilled!

  9. oh wow!!! absolutely everything is so clever and SO BEAUTIFUL! your friend will ♥loooooooooove♥ her shower, how could she *NOT*??!

  10. I will hire YOU for my next party :) These are wonderful; I love elephants! Love the alpha clip art and the cute elephants you made. FAB!

  11. These are fantastic, every single project!


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