Baby Shower – party planning series

Babies are popular and so are baby showers! Today I start a series of videos showing you how to create a successful baby shower.

The first step is to decide what theme your baby shower will be. I chose a Safari or Jungle themed as the mommy-to-be is having a boy.

The first video will show you how to make the invitation. The themed colors are green, chocolate brown, yellow and orange.

Here are some pictures of the shower:

Banner Table set up Guests Gift Table Proud Mommy-to-be Set up Diaper Cake Food table Party layout Party layout (2) Another view of table Paper Lanterns Party favor table Zebra and Girafe decorations Food labels Party favors Customized labels closet up of diaper cake Centerpieces Yummy Cake Close up of Cake close up of centerpieces details of diaper cake details of party favors close up overview of diaper cake cute lion topper another view of cake long view of cake Diaper cake 1Invitation

Here is the video on the card

Invitation supplies

Bazzil Cardstock – baby blue and chocolate brown

Cut Chocolate brown paper in 1/2 to create a 6″x12″ piece. Score at 6″

Cut baby blue mats at 5 3/4″

Stamps: My creative time and Martha Stewart

Inks – Stamping UP

Punches – EK Success- Scallops

Foam tape

Chocolate brown ribbon – Walmart

Green paper – Bazzil – punch 2 3/8″ scallop circle

White paper – Georgia Pacific – punch 2″ scallop circle


Diaper Cake for Baby Boy

Jinger Adams  is having a designer call. I am submitting my diaper cake for consideration. It involves several crafts : sewing, paper crafting, gluing and decorating. I am not sure if they are looking for one specific trade but I wanted to show that I can do more than one craft 🙂  I am very versatile. I can go from cooking to sawing to paper crafting all in one day 🙂

I made the custom wide ribbon wrapping for the cake with fabric and ribbon. I covered the banner stakes with curling ribbon. The banner is made of chocolate metallic paper and I got the “baby” from the New arrival cricut cartridge. The bear was purchased at a local store.  It took a lot of hours but I think it came out really cute.

If you go to my Youtube Channel you can find easy instructions on how to make a diaper cake. I followed the same principles here.