Ashley has probably been planning this event since she met Daniel, so she had a very clear idea of what she wanted: DIY/ pink / white / burlap!
Instead of doing cheesy baby shower games, we created onesie- and headband-making stations so the guests could make a handmade gift for the baby to enjoy. Jackie made adorable onesie cupcakes from a plain onesie, a burp cloth, and some burlap, so each guest chose one, unwrapped it and let their creative juices flow!
We had fabric markers, fabric, and paint to create decorations, and I was so impressed at some of the finished onesies!
made by, from top left: cousin paige, me, sister paige, livi
At the headband station, we laid out plain headbands in just about every color, plus a bunch of fabric flowers, pearls, and rhinestones.
So much fun! Spoiler alert - Eleanora HATES them so far! Or maybe she's just hungry ;) :
For decorations, Jackie made a HUGE banner that spanned the entire front window by the food table - so sweet!
Georgia wasn't able to attend, but sent this awesome diaper cake with her mom and sister - Baby Brown's dad is obsessed with Jaws and is an avid fossil hunter, so this shark-themed cake was so appropriate! And adorable!
Ashley is using Ikea's origami fabric for Eleanora's nursery, so she created a message board using the same fabric and asked everyone to sign it as a guest book.
There was a great turnout, and Ashley received so many wonderful gifts! We had a great time and were all so excited to meet Baby Brown! :)