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.

Pink Baby Shower

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Pink Kisses 2 egg whites, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar (we use Domino's) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 cup white chocolate chips 1 cup pecans, chopped (optional) Red Food Coloring Turn the oven to bake at 375. Next beat the egg whites until they hold peaks. Gradually add the sugar, vanilla, and cream of tartar. Add two drops of red food … { Continue Reading }