Saturday, October 22, 2011

Woodland Wonderland Themed Shower

So sorry that it has taken me so long to post! The day after our friend's baby shower, my daughter Christina and her husband and son moved to Alabama from Florida, making my days delightfully busier! I will post more about that awesome subject in my next post, including pictures of the adorable and cozy house (only about a half mile from here!) that they found to rent before looking to buy a home closer to where my son in law works. (don't worry that is only about an hour away!)
Back to the baby shower! I was so happy to be able to help my daughter and friends decorate for this shower since I love the couple that it was for and the woodland forest theme was right up my alley. Thank the good Lord for Pinterest, because they were numerous pins in that category, from food to decor.

hanging some of the clothing gifts from a clothesline adds to the decor with some squirrel and hedgehog silhouettes!

the favors were S'Mores pops we made by dipping giant marshmallows in melted chocolate then rolling in crushed graham cracker crumbs! They were really delicious! Thanks pinterest!!

Burlap tablecloth, planks of wood bought at Hobby Lobby usually for wood burning stacked on cans that were covered with wood grain scrapbook paper! I made the name garland out of small wood squares and twine, stencils and a wooden owl! Saw forest animal plaques on pinterest, so I made some for the wall above the cupcakes (coming in a later pic) Oh, and I also made the air dry clay mushrooms to brighten up the area! Fake moss rocks and acorns added to the theme!

bare branches in mason jars were the centerpieces

acorn paper garland and twig garland with paper forest animals

with the delicious cupcakes decorated to look like mushrooms! The dots were m n ms!

pinwheels made from gift tissue paper adorned a long wall

two long paper pennant garlands made from forest theme scrapbook paper and twine

food table with mushroom decor made from brown paper sandwich bags! So easy, just google it and you will see!

closer view of the pennants!
I have a few more pics to download, so my next post will also have them in it!
Also, I have had a cold since the day after my family arrived making it all the more difficult to focus on a blog post but I am almost all better now! It has been like a dream come true having them so close by and in a few minutes I will be watching my sweet and adorable grandson while Christina goes grocery shopping!! Fun times!!

1 comment:

  1. what a great idea! i love everything you did... and i'm sure the "happy couple" loved it as well!! i saw a few pics on FB the other day and it looked like everyone had such a nice time!!

    and how EXCITING that stina and family are living close by!! wonderful!