A Retro Kitchen Bridal Shower

A Retro Kitchen Bridal Shower by laceandyarn.com

I loved the theme of this shower because it fit the bride-to-be so well!  And no, not because she loves to cook, but because she loves retro things (especially in the kitchen).  The shower was at no place special, an Eagles club, but I think it looked awesome!  You can do a lot on not a large budget! Continue reading →

Annie’s Lime and Black and White Damask Bridal Shower

A few years ago, I threw a lime and damask bridal shower for my little sister.  We did most everything DIY.  This is the story of the shower.

My inspiration was lime and black and white damask weddings/parties.  The theme went well with spring and the damask made it seem fancy.

The invites

damask bridal shower invite

I made the invite on Vistaprint for cheap.  If you’re throwing a DIY party and looking for an easy invitation, Vistaprint is a great site.  The online editor is not very user friendly, but it is easy enough to figure out.  You don’t have too much freedom in creativity, but they let you do enough within their parameters to make a unique invite.  The second image above was the back of the invite.  A black and white back was free with the invite, and I love a picture on the back.  It makes it personal without making it cheesy.  The photo was one of their engagement photos. Continue reading →