Pregnant Ballerina Baby Shower

Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.
             —Maya Angelou

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So my favorite cousin got pregnant! I had to throw the baby shower. She’s the sweetest person I know. She’s beautiful. I’m taking breath-taking beautiful. Not just in looks because that is obvious, but her true beauty is within. She is creative. She loves to sing, write, and dance. We had to create a baby shower that truly reflects her personality. My mom and my sister came up with the perfect theme- Ballerina. Once I got the vision, it became clear to do a pregnant ballerina shower. I saw so many ballerina parties and baby showers that were beautiful, but I never came across a pregnant ballerina baby shower.

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The baby shower was a surprise until the final couple of weeks when I sent her the invitation. She helped a little by setting up Pinterest board and posting inspiration. I did get inspired from her post. She liked pink, white and silver, so I design the party around those colors. I really liked the way the colors came together.

The Invitation


 

It all started with the invitations. I really love this invitation. I wanted 3D and girly. I think I accomplished that. I added a pull out card that revealed the map and RSVP. It felt like a stage. Like the show was about to start once the card was removed. I added vintage postage stamps to envelopes which I adore. The ladies that I got the stamps from were amazing Etsy sellers.

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Seating Tables + Centerpieces


I’m a big fan of white vases. I’m an even bigger fan of mixed vases. I feel it gives each table its own personality. I found a lot of the vases in my home. The rest I found doing my favorite pass time- thrifting! I wanted it to look kind of playful, but beautiful as if a Ballerina would have anyone of these flower arrangements in her dressing room before her show.

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The Dessert Table


The dessert table was my favorite. It was so fun to see it go from concept to reality. My husband makes my dreams come true. I tell him my vision. I draw up a weird half baked drawing, and he takes it and makes magic, well, maybe not magic, but it sure feels like it!! I wanted a stage. He created the stage. We put lights at the top of the stage to really give it a real stage feel. I tried to loosely set a “scene” with the cake pop trees, pregnant ballerina, and sleeping baby ballerina.I wanted the table to be light, airy and girly. I wanted the table to be a replica of the invitation.

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Stationery


On to the Stationery: Game books, name tags, water bottle labels, Party favor tags, candy bar wrappers, etc..

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Food Station


The Food Table was fun to style. We had all kinds of deliciousness going on on the food table: Po boys, Shrimp Pasta, Mini Egg rolls, Crawfish pies, etc..

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Drink Station


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The more I do events the more I realize how important it is to connect all the elements of the party to create great flow from beginning to end.

This baby shower was so fun to do, and I feel it reflected my cousin and her beautiful bundle ofjoy.

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What do you think?? How did we do??

Vendor Credits

Party Styling: Oh Honey Events & Invitations

Invitations and all stationery: OhHoneyShop 

Photography Raws: Kapture Nola

Onesie Cookies + Pink and white cake pops: Rosa’s Cakes

Baby Cake Topper: Lil Sculpture

Pregnant Ballerina Vinyl: Davisvinyldesigns

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