Thursday
July 24, 2014

Baby Boy Blue Shower

I’ll be revisiting a few posts the next few weeks as I soak in the last 2 weeks with the kids before school starts…

Over the weekend I had a little dinner for 3 of my girlfriends…ALL expecting BOYS! I decided to have the dinner baby shower style. We had such a fabulous evening…

































BLUE BABY SHOWER PUNCH:
about 3 2 L bottles of Sprite Zero (or any clear soda)
1-2 pkgs Kool-Aid Twists Ice Blue Raspberry Lemonade (substitute pink lemonade Kool-Aid for pink punch!)
1 bag of ice

* 12 Ball® Regular Mouth Pint Jars with Lids $15.99 for 12
* Glass beverage dispenser from Target (I didn’t see it online & purchased in the store for $24.99) I like the way the shape of it matched the mason jars.
* I also offered water in a Threshold™ Glass Water Bottle – Elephant Gray (1 Liter), $9.99
* Aqua Party Drink Kit, I purchased a set of 12 for $9.99 (including shipping) My party was only 6 so it was affordable and easy to have the set premade. For larger parties it would be probably be cheaper to buy twine, cardstock, & straws in bulk.
* mini chalkboards from Joann Fabrics. I purchased 12 for $3.49, and used one of them to label the punch.

The painted animals:

Remember the cute plastic animal toys I was painting? I finished them last night. I used a few coats of white spray paint + blue acrylic paints. You can purchase a 48 pack at Party City for $9.99. I only painted about 15 of them. They’ll be used for a little event I am hosting on Sunday. The rest I saved for my kids to play with.


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Comments (5)

  1. It looks amazing! I love the paper chains and the colors you used.

  2. oh wow, this is so pretty!!

  3. how did you make your punch??

  4. oh my…You really outdid your self shari!
    It’s so elegant, love the polka dot balloons and the painted animals are too cute for words.

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