{Bridal Shower}

You know what I love about throwing parties? I love that you can change the colors and theme for every party and personalize the details for the guest of honor. This party was a bridal shower for my cousin-in-law and was put together with love from some special ladies in her life. The shower was definitely a compilation of talents from everyone involved, and it was a really lovely event. 

This is the invitation that I created for the shower, it was inserted into a complimentary green folder, and wrapped with a peach colored ribbon and buttons. 

This is the setup of the patio. I have decorated this patio several times and wanted to change it up a bit. I added white "drapes" to the patio which closed it in and made it a little bit more intimate. They looked really nice throughout the day flowing in the breeze. 
{Tip: I used $1 plastic tablecloths to create the "drapes"}


I also made the tissue poms and the peach colored bunting that surrounded the patio. 


This monogram and the fans was another project of mine, and the garland was made by a friend of the brides. I was so glad that even though we all had separate projects, they came together really nicely. 

The centerpieces were succulents in clay pots with twine and buttons for added detail. 

We used a burlap runner down the center of the tables. 
This is a close up of the other garland made by a friend of the Bride. 

Another beautiful addition to the decorations was this window treatment created by a cousin of the Bride. It was so pretty and delicate and really added such a soft touch to the room. 

 
Here is a close up of the flowers and leaves. 

And now... the food! 

Yes, a very good friend brought Porto's. If you don't know Porto's, it is a Cuban style bakery and cafe, and their food is pretty delicious. We had meat empenadas, guava pastries and their famous potato balls.  

I made my yummy Ramen Salad! {You can find the recipe here}

Yum! The bride's best friend brought these delicious ham and cheese sliders. 

You can't go wrong with a fruit platter.
Vegetables with hummus and Bruschetta made by the cousin of the bride.  

Sangria and wine goes so perfectly with adorable striped paper straws. 

And how beautiful does this fruit infused water look? Well it tasted as yummy as it looks and was so refreshing. 
OH! and the desserts!!!
Guava pastries and lemon bars

The maccarons were delicious and made by Pinda Sweets

These were almost too pretty to eat. Well, almost! 

The Bride loves gummy candy so of course the perfect favor would be a gummy candy kabob! 
Thank you ladies for allowing me to be a part of this group and part of this special moment.