Aqua + Orange Baby Shower

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When How Fab’s Kara Kull announced she was expecting her first child, it was the perfect reason to come together and celebrate. Together with Kara, Erin Frank of Host-It Notes, Jacin Fitzgerald of Lovely Little Details and Amanda Reapsummer of One True Love Vintage Rentals combined forces to create an aqua and orange inspired baby shower shoot full of vintage and whimsical touches.


There aren’t enough dazzling words to describe the loveliness of this baby shower (it’s my new favorite) so sit back and enjoy these gorgeous images….


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Gavin of Gavin Farrington Photography perfectly captured the look of the room. The dessert table served up plenty of sweet bites including aqua and orange macarons, orange frosted cupcakes, powdered sugar donuts and a homemade peach tart. For refreshments there were mimosas for the group and classic orange cream soda for the mom-to-be.


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Inspiration for the event came from the gorgeous ruffled curtains Kara purchased for the baby’s room and a quirky owl cookie jar. From there the color scheme ranged from from baby blue to teal to aqua plus clementine orange. Handmade touches from Erin of Host-It Notes included blue and orange bunting, a ruffled cake stand skirt, and hand-sewn stuffed owls. Vases, mason jars, and a turquoise suitcase were supplied by One True Love Vintage Rentals. Orange ranunculus, tulips and baby’s breath floral arrangements were created by Lovely Little Details. The guest of honor, Kara, hand-dipped blue and orange frosted animal crackers to give as favors.


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Vendors + Shopping Resources
Handmade Items: Custom fabric crafts by Host-It Notes; Favor bags and cookies by Kara Kull
Props: Pitcher, bottles, compote, vases, tins and suitcase via One True Love Vintage Rentals
Curtain: Anthropologie
Cookie Jar: Plasticland
Cupcake Tree: Originally from Target, then painted. Out of stock, but similar style can be found at Crate and Barrel.


  1. 1

    This is so adorable! The color combination is gorgeous and so appropriate for the occasion.

  2. 2

    Yay thank you for featuring!!!

  3. 3

    Perfect, perfect, perfect…I now want a baby named “Lily”! xo Such sweetness!

  4. 4

    Those curtains are beyond precious!! I absolutely adore them…and the whole party!

  5. 5

    so so cute!! i love the colors ..who needs blue or pink for baby showers!!

  6. 6

    So sweet! I’m not on the baby train yet, but I love every last bit of this shoot!!

  7. 7

    Absolutely beautiful! So yummy and precious!

  8. 8

    LOVE THIS!! I am in love with the colors and all of the handmade touches! It looks like a gorgeous ETSY treasury page with all of these fabulous details!

  9. 9

    In love with the curtains! Such an adorable & sweet shower.

  10. 10

    Beautiful. And I adore all of the handmade elements.

  11. 11

    I must know where those curtains came from!!

  12. 12

    I LOVE it!!! That is definitely one of the most gorgeous displays I have seen in a long time! WOW!!

  13. 13

    So beautiful love the color palette

  14. 14

    OMG, my standards for what a baby shower should be just went up… this is just DIVINE! These ladies did a fantastic job!

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    Erin Parker says:

    That is such a pretty combo. Love it.

  16. 17

    this is just sweet as can be!!! what amazing styling!!!

  17. 18

    the colors are just amazing. and all the little details? love!

  18. 19

    @ Katie – the curtain came from Anthropologie!

  19. 22

    this palette is over-the-top pretty. i’m in love! thanks for sharing, xoxo, chrissy.

  20. 23

    Really there are just no words for how stunningly beautiful this is! I hope they enjoyed themselves like never before.

  21. 24

    yeah, wow, hi! This is the most beautiful looking party I’ve seen in awhile!

  22. 25

    YUMMY!!! Those colors just make my mouth water.

  23. 26

    This is great! I love the aqua and orange!!

  24. 27

    This is gorgeous! You can so tell Jacin was a part of this! I love the colors, the jars, the ruffle background, and the vintage suitcase holding all the baby clothes.

  25. 28

    Thank you for featuring the shower! It was such a blast and I tell you what, I’ve never had a prettier party.

    And Karen, the curtain is from Anthro – it’s actually a shower curtain so you have to look in the bath area.

  26. 29

    Every. Detail. Precious. Lily’s a lucky little fern.

  27. 30

    This is as cute as can be yet so sophisticated too! The perfect baby shower!

  28. 31

    This is beyond perfection!! LOVE!!!

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  30. 33

    This is gorgeous! Love the color combination and details. Well done!

  31. 34

    Looooooooove these colors! Looks AMAZING!!

  32. 35

    It looks absolutely gorgeous!! :-)

  33. 36

    This is gorgeous!!! The color scheme is beautiful!!!

  34. 37

    this is beautiful…love the details, the color story…makes me happy!

  35. 38

    This is amazing! I love the colors, textures, OWLS, ruffles – all of it! Fantastic!

  36. 39

    Taking note of this for my sister when she finally has a baby. She’s obsessed.

  37. 40

    Love these colours!!! Perfect for a baby shower in my books! Great job by everyone involved!!

  38. 41

    These are beautiful colors!

  39. 42

    I just love Amanda and Jacin and together they created something so beautiful! Well done ladies :) xo

  40. 43

    beautiful! I love the colors! love it!

  41. 44

    This is darling! Love all the sweet details! Love the inspiration from the owl cookie jar, very precious!

  42. 45

    Hi there, can anyone let me know the dye color names you used for the macaroons? the orange and teal? Please & thanks :)

    • 46

      I was wondering the very same thing… sweet wedding almond macarons? earl grey tea macarons? Please share the flavor ordered for aqua & salmon baby shower. Thank you.

  43. 47

    So precious! And I love the colors!

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