Finally all of our handiwork came to fruition …
The night before the party
Vintage Apron Garland
was strung up with care. Pom-poms
were placed strategically. Rosettes
, strings of circles, and pennants were positioned into party fun spots. Food was cooked and drinks were (liberally) poured. Presents were organized and ripped open for the bride to be.
I made pennants for the walls (this was taken pre-party at my apartment)
I strung the vintage aprons together to make a garland
My bartending station – Choices: Mimosa or Bloody Mary?
The food table without the biscuits
Cookies from Sweet Love Bakery
This is how you knew that you were at the right place
I’m just happy that I could help organize such as beautiful event.
No matter what anyone says, accordion folds are not your friend. They do, however, produce some beautiful decorations for a bridal shower which will match the Vintage Apron Decorations.
Tissue Paper Pom Poms for the ceiling
The pom-poms will be hung from the ceiling and are made using a Martha Stewart tutorial
. The hardest part of making these was figuring out how to wrap the floral wire around the tissue paper [You fold the wire in half and slip over the tissue paper, then twist at the edge of the tissue paper].
Starburst ceiling decorations!
This is my first rosette, but there will soon be more of these little things. I used this paper rosette tutorial
Rosettes for the walls
I am in charge of the organization for a bridal shower. After the theme of vintage kitchen/aprons and the color scheme of red, orange, & blue were chosen, the best part was getting decorations ready.
The inspiration for this project came from a Craftster post. I knew immediately that it would be perfect for the shower.
What I used:
- Decorative Cupcake liners, folded in half
- White Cupcake liners, folded in half
- White Mini-cupcake liners, folded in half
- White Cardstock
- Blue letter stickers
- Ribbon cut into 2 inch pieces
- Hot Glue gun
What I did:
- Build your aprons. I used one decorative liner with two white liners underneath and two mini liners on top. If you use stickers on the aprons, put the stickers on at this stage.
Bride To Be
- Cut out the bodice of the apron from the cardstock. I cut one piece of cardstock in the shape of a hourglass and then folded the cardstock in half.
Cardstock and ribbon
- Hot glue the cardstock together with the ribbon ends between the cardstock.
- Hot glue the inner liners to the outer liners. The best way is to put the hot glue on the edge of the liner fold and insert one liner into another.
Separate the Liners
Hot glue liner to liner
After the apron liner is glued, glue the dress liners
- Hot glue the bodice to the decorative liner.
Almost there …
- Hot glue the mini liners on top of the bodice glued to the decorative liner. I only put glue in the area of the liner that would have been the base of a cupcake.
- Enjoy the beautiful vintage decorations.