Sunday, May 25, 2014

A Breakfast at Tiffany's Bridal Shower

I have been waiting forever to post these photos and I just can't wait to finally show you! I worked a long time on this bridal shower to make it perfect, because how often do you get to throw a bridal shower for your soon-to-be sister-in-law? Hopefully only once. ;-)

I cleared out my living room of all my furniture (we put it in the garage) and made one long table so that everyone could eat together! I was going to do two tables, but I'm so glad this worked out! Rebecca sat at the head of the table so she could see everyone!
Here were the invitations I sent out from Lovingly Mine. I also ordered a few extra and used them as centerpiece decorations on the table.
I called it Breakfast at Tiffany's, but I really served brunch (at 11am), so I made these parfaits with honey greek yogurt and fresh fruit and served them in wine glasses! I made three parfaits for the kids. I let guests put their own granola on top if they wanted. Next to that I had champagne for the guests who drank.
 I made an Asiago Caesar Salad!
My mom made her breakfast quiche (not pictured, for some reason) and I made different types of sandwiches (prosciutto, smoked Gouda, salami, veggies) and tied them with tiffany blue twine!

 And Hawaiian Fruit Punch Lemonade:
 I served Rebecca, the bride-to-be, her parfait in a special glass tied with matching tiffany blue twine and ribbon!
 And the punch lemonade filled these adorable mason jars:
 I tied balloons to the cake and dessert table. Can you see them in the background?
 I found the cutest Tiffany blue plates (they were plastic! can you believe it?) and tiffany blue diamonds for decorations for the table:
 The cake was made by the Oh-So-Talented Legacy Bakeshop. I purposely chose this cake, rather than a tiffany box-style cake, because Rebecca picked out a similar cake from Legacy Bakeshop for their wedding and I knew the rosette cake was her favorite!
 I made the cupcakes!
 And covered them with edible pearls:
 For centerpieces, I made these tissue paper pom poms and put them in glass vases (this is also a good photo of the bride's plate and the invitation sitting on the table as part of the centerpiece):
Other centerpieces included a cake plate with stacked tiffany boxes and stacked tiffany boxes on candle stick holders:
 The tiffany plates were plastic, but I used real glassware and silverware. Rebecca's white plate was from my Kate Spade wedding china (that Mr. Howard and I got seven years ago when we were married):
We also had balloons (without string) all over the ceiling above us
We only did two games, but I was really happy with the way that they turned out (both downloaded from etsy)! And then we did an Advice for the Bride card too. 
I'll do a Part 2 where I'll tell you where I got everything (with links)- for those of you who are interested in recreating this! 

3 comments:

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We all had so much fun,, and the decorations were actually, (if that's possible) better looking than the pictures would indicate. The food was yummy and all in all a spectacular affair. Great job. You can decorate my parties anytime. :)

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It looks beautiful! I love the theme and the decorations!! You did an amazing job :)

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So cute! Everything looks great!

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