July 3, 2011

A French Themed Baby Shower

And it was time to celebrate the upcoming arrival of baby Giovanny. This is the baby shower I did for my friend Diana.

The personalized silverware labels were designed by this super cool lady whom I adore! Once designed I printed them in plain white computer paper, cut them and taped them around the napkins and silverware.


I handmade the the “Bon Appetit” banner with scrapbook paper and ribbon.


The food: French Menu



I found some silver plates at the thrift store and spray painted the top part with chalk paint. Then, with chalk, wrote the name of the main dishes on them. I also made some smaller labels with the remaining scrapbook paper from the banner, which I attached with safety pins to the tablecloth to designate the names of other side dishes.




The cake, a typical example of what happens when not securely fastened in the car :(

I gift wrapped a few empty boxes and placed them along the room. This one showcases my own daughter’s Eiffel tower. (which I “borrowed” from her room)


Made these semi- giant tissue flowers that I hung from the ceiling fan


A friend had a few canvas with pictures of Paris and its sights, I displayed those and a few umbrellas around the room as well.

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The favors: The jars I got at IKEA (package of 4 for 3.99). The cool lady also made the favor’s tags which I also printed on my computer and modpodged to the jars; filled them with marshmallows and wrapped the polka dot ribbon around them. Didn’t they turn out just so darling?



Name tags also made with scrapbook and cardstock paper




Diana and ME!


Her Diego


I made this mustaches with felt and then it was time to play with the camera


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We played some fun games, too



I love France. Love Paris. I want to go back there again someday. I’m so happy I got to do this shower inspired by one of my favorite cities in the world. Au Revoir!



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  1. It turned out really cute. Gosh, you should have been in charge of my baby shower. P.S. I like your outfit.

  2. Wow, everything looks so pretty!!! Did you make the cake yourself as well?

  3. Oh girly, you def. got some style don't cha? Beautiful party. I bet your friend was beyond thrilled to have you plan her baby shower. And by the way, you've got a gorgeous family :-)

    PS: Mira chica, gracias por visitarme (how is that for my spanish? haha) ;-) You've got yourself a new follower. True story.

  4. too cute!


  5. How cute! I love the little takeaways and the cake just got some personality on the ride over. :)

  6. This is so cool!!! You did amazing!!! So fun!! I would love if you link it to the linky party!! You can win the post featured on my side bar for 1 month!
    Have a super week!

  7. i think you did a great job! i wish my baby shower was themed like this. unfortunately, we were all outdoors in the heat. this is awesome.

  8. Hello Vivian! Another great party decorating job! I love the party favors in those cute bottles and the personalized silvewares too.

  9. This shower looked absolutely gorgeous, sophisticated and classy. I adore the theme. You are so creative! I love what you did with the silver platters and chalk paint, and the party favours are sweet. Amazing job!

  10. this turned out adorable!! Great colors, great design!! i am impressed!! Thanks for sharing!!

  11. I love it all! You are a master decorator and party thrower!

  12. i love every bit of this party! Paris is my favorite far-away place...i can't wait to get back there someday. i'm a new follower! :)

    -- Hilary


  13. French Themed Baby Shower! It has got all my attention. I loved each and everything in this party. I have attended various baby shower events at domestic venues in Atlanta but this one is quite unique, fun and beautiful. I really loved all these party arrangements.