A Pinterest-Inspired Gray and Yellow Baby Shower

I’m not the only one who gets stuck on Pinterest, right?

All of those fun ideas in one place makes me want to pin all day long! After all of the pinning I did, I wanted to try out some of the great ideas I had collected. I decided that Kelly’s baby shower was a great place to do that!

After a long decision process, I decided to use the following pins – I decorated with paper rosettes and tissue paper poms. We snacked on adorable personal sized veggie/ranch snacks and ate chicken salad on croissants for lunch. We drank tea and lemonade from a fresh fruit lemonade bar, and made homemade body scrub to go with the favor bags.

Here’s a peek and some thoughts about each craft:

Pinterest Baby shower ideas

Gray and Yellow Baby Shower

The lemonade bar was easy and everyone seemed to enjoy it. If I did it again, I’d use a food processor to puree the fruit – the chunks kept getting stuck in the straws!

Lemonade Bar

The paper rosettes took more time than I had anticipated – the key to nice rosettes is thin, non-textured paper. Paper that’s too thick or textured creases differently and doesn’t look as elegant as the thinner paper.

This is a shot of my living room the night before – it was a little overwhelming, but completely worth it in the end!

Gray and Yellow Baby Shower

As part of the party favors, we made sugar scrub in my kitchen! It was no mess (I promise!), and very easy to put together.

Custom Lip Balm

Another part of the favor bags were personalized lip balms from Kustom Kissers – they were a hit, and it was so fun to personalize them with Kelly’s shower colors and a little thank you message. Another great idea is to use a company such as Zazzle for your custom baby shower invitations!

Gray and Yellow Baby Shower

The shower was a hit, and I was so glad to be able to spend some time with Kelly before she moves up to Phoenix!

What’s your favorite Pinterest idea? Have you tried to make it yet?


Note: This post was originally published on Crazy Mom’s Kitchen, and I thought it would be fun to share it with you!

Links to party supplies:

Straws for lemonade bar: from Amazon.com

Place card chalkboards: from Amazon.com

Mason jars for body scrub: Ace Hardware

Tissue paper and jute favor bags: Nashville Wraps

Personalized lip balm: Kustom Kissers

Veggie/Ranch cups: Party City (not online)

If there’s anything that I missed, please ask and I’m happy to tell you where I found it!


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    Jen says:

    Wow! You did an amazing job with everything. What a wonderful baby shower.

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    So fun, and beautiful! Huge Pinterest success! I’ve had mild success with a few crafts from Pinterest, but several of my efforts belong on the “Pinterest Fail” sites.

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