The shower's theme was "turquoise and yellow polka dots with elephants"--kinda random, but I got the idea from talking to Leah about her ideas for the nursery early on, and just ran with it. Once the invites were finalized, I had so much fun pulling together all the other little elements for the party.
The cardstock and envelopes were purchased from Paper Source (color: Pool), along with the handmade paper and template I used to line the envelopes. Digital elements for the invite came from Jessica Sprague, and I designed the invite using Photoshop Elements.
Maya Road) trim and ribbon using Beacon's fabri-tac.
Doncha love that 'A' for Annabelle!?!
this book of advice written from a mother to her baby daughter (the author's blog, Prudent Baby, is one of my favorite stops on the interweb).
here), and packaged it up in baby food jars topped with fabric scraps from the bunting. The tags read "From Leah's Shower to Yours" I know I'm the biggest dork for getting such a kick out of this, but I am secure in my dorkitude, really. The adorable mini-clothespins (also on the wreath) I found at iparty.
I found here, and had to copy! It couldn't be more perfect for the Mama-to-be, who is an artist and all-around creative soul, to have this momento of drawings for her babe. I wasn't sure what people's responses would be, but it was a hit!
8x8 mini-scrapbook to slip all the pages into.
Don't forget to check out my bff's blog for more pics of the shower, and check out her awesome challenges!