a very birdy baby shower

we threw a baby shower for a new mama-to-be last saturday and it was so much fun. i was in charge of invites and decorations (my favorite role to play, let's me be miss crafty-pants.).

i've had so much fun planning this bird themed event for stacy. she's super trendy, loves anthro and is planning a nature & anthro inspired nursery. so, that's why we went with the birds (plus they're so cute and so many ideas w/ nests and all).

here's some photos from the day of. (taken by my very talented friend tiffany. whose website you can see here.)
the lovely mama-to-be

love these girls

one of my favorite things i made: a wishing tree
we encouraged the guests to write wishes &/or prayers for the baby & mama-to-be.
super easy. i'll post a tutorial on it soon.
close up of the wishing tree.

one of our center pieces.
i purchased unfinished birdhouses at michaels and then painted them and modge podged paper on the roof.
isn't she pretty.
we did a diaper raffle to help her stock up on those much needed items.
one of my fav. things was using mason jars to hold everything. love those little things.

i wanted to show the family to be, so i borrowed photos from stacy's mom. we had photos from their dating years all the way to now. it would have been perfect if i had one of those "all because two people fell in love" signs above it.
love a good clothes line filled with cute baby clothes. i added birds to the clothes pins to help it tie into the theme.
prob. my favorite centerpiece. a bird cage, a bird nest (pottery barn on sale for $2!!!!), and a bird candle from michaels! loved it!
we wrapped all the utensils in the napkins & then tied them w/ twine & placed mini bird cut outs in the twine.
saving the best for last. i have a good friend who is basically martha stewart. and funny thing... her name is martha. :) she made these adorable cupcakes and look at the adorable birdie cake topper!! love!

we had such a good time showering her with love and blessing her with gifts. so much fun to celebrate a new life!

hope you had a good weekend, cause we did!

i love all the comment love. thanks for stopping by!


  1. You are so creative!!! I am picking your brain next time I throw a party!!

  2. Oh my gosh! It turned out sooo cute! I remember when you showed me a few items a while seeing it all come together!

  3. I still can't stop thinking about the shower. I absolutely LOVED it!!! Everything came out super fantastic. Great work Miss Crafty Pants ;-)

  4. Wow that looks like a fabulous baby shower! I wish I could pull of a shower like!

  5. Sooooooooooo cute! Aboslutely love little birds, and that is just an adorable way to pull it all together. The wishing tree is so sweet.

  6. Now that's called a super cute baby shower. Cup cakes seem to be yummy and favors are out of the world. Such ideas are hard to find. My sister is looking for them for her colleague's surprise bridal party before wedding. Recommended her some inevitable Chicago event venues to celebrate the day with dance and show.


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