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Garden Party Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower Ideas

I am beyond excited to show you my latest project for Shutterfly PLUS a sneak peek at the bridal shower I'm throwing for my sister in June! This is actually a sneak peek for her too ... so fun! I don't think I have shared the news yet that she is engaged! Exciting things happening in the Murphy family!

Flower Bridal Shower Invitations

First off, a huge thank you to The Mint for letting me use the space to shoot. It's so gorgeous! So my inspiration for the shoot was this fancy little number up there ... how gorgeous are these bridal shower invitations? I went with a garden party theme because let's face it ... it was perfect for the invites!

Bridal Shower Dessert Ideas

I designed some cupcake toppers to match the invites. You can find these in my Garden Party Bridal Shower Party Printable Collection.

Bridal Shower Tablescape

I couldn't stop at the dessert table. I did a brunch table setting to match.

Bridal Shower Dessert Table Ideas

I picked up these yellow shimmer gum balls at Target in the new color-coordinated party section. Have you all seen that? It's like heaven right inside that cute little aisle.

Floral Bridal Shower Invitation Set

So I used these Garden Bridal Shower Invitations along with these Garden Address Labels. Ah I am so in love!

Bridal Shower Banner

I also designed a "Bride!" banner to go along with the invites that you can download + print with my party printables.

DIY Bridal Shower
Bridal Shower Macarons

These macarons are like little bits of sunshine. I picked them up from Essence Bakery. You might have seen my excitement in my instagram post. 

Creative Bridal Shower Ideas

I adorned each guest's place setting with custom photo coasters from Shutterfly. I really, really love this idea. It makes the table more personal, and photos are great conversation starters.

Bridal Shower Table Setting
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I love naked cakes, especially when they are topped with a heaping bouquet of flowers! I shared a tutorial on how to make a naked cake, so check it out if you're interested!

Bridal Shower Drink Set Up

Gold stripey straws are always a nice touch.

Bridal Shower Table Ideas

I used the shower invitations as decor for the tables. Here is the tutorial for the DIY Gold Place Card Holders you see here.

Custom Photo Coasters Shutterfly

Here are those lovely coasters again!

Garden Party Centerpiece

Since there were so many florals going on in the table setting already, I used a really simple green centerpiece I got at Hobby Lobby.

Garden Party Ideas
Oh Joy For Target Spring Collection

The bag, pitcher, and floral decals from the Oh Joy Target Collection added gorgeous details to the party.

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I designed a pillow on Shutterfly to match the invitations. A cute idea is to have this pillow at the bride's chair. It looks great with the decor, and it makes a great keepsake for the bride! Here's how to make one of your own:

  1. Download my design.
  2. Upload the design here (click "personalize" to get started).
DIY Chargers

I also painted some chargers to match the invites. This might be one of my favorite things I have done so far.  They are so pretty! Here is the full tutorial on how to make these DIY chargers.

Floral Bridal Shower Ideas

Here is the back of the invite. You can upload a photo of your choice and write your own text.

Meringue Ideas

I can't get enough of meringues if you may have noticed here and here.

Photo Canvas Bridal Shower

I can't believe I haven't yet talked about this canvas print yet. I created this canvas print on Shutterfly. I used the "Photo Gallery Canvas Print" and uploaded one of my sister's engagement photos. I did the 24 x 36, and it's breathtaking! This makes a great gift for the bride. Everyone can pitch in on this one.

Garden Party Bridal Shower Invitations
Creative Bridal Showers

Any brides in your life right now? Any other fun bridal shower ideas? I'd love the help for my sister's in June! Let me know in the comments!

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