It's "Cloche" to Baby Time

January 12th, 2010 in member junk     
Prior Prior, member
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Each centerpiece was a vase turned upside down, a plate, cheese, dome, confetti, and more baby pictures,
The bigger cloches had vintage ivy planters with pictures and baubles.
A baby tooth holder opened up, flowers, ribbon... similar centerpieces for each table
over all view of the food table...I used the vintage planters to hold silverware and other items.
The diaper cake base is a Wilton cake base, raised up with a milk glass vase. It made it really stand out on the gift table.
Each centerpiece was a vase turned upside down, a plate, cheese, dome, confetti, and more baby pictures,

Each centerpiece was a vase turned upside down, a plate, cheese, dome, confetti, and more baby pictures,

A couple of years ago at school, I volunteered to give a shower, since then I guess I've been unofficially elected to do them all, so always trying to come up with a new decor, using things I have on hand, so we can spend money on the food and presents!  This baby shower just happens to be for my daughter-in-law, who teaches at my school!! I used milk glass for everything, and pictures of her and my son as babies, cloches- big and small, It was immediatly after school in the library and not as much time as I would like to have for decorating, but that probly is a good thing... I have quite a collection of the vintage baby planters; they look adorable as centerpieces and for holding things.  I love decorating for events and don't y'all enjoy seeing peoples faces when you use something in a way they weren't expecting?



Pattern or design used: My own design - prior
posted in: member junk, vintage, tabletop, centerpiece, container, eclectic, glass, picture holder, napkin holder, jar, crystal, ceramic

Comments (12)

roadtriplouise writes: Very impressive shower decor! Congrats on the new baby. Posted: 7:51 pm on January 14th
junkermidge writes: I love it, I love it, I love it. Great job, Lezlee! I'd put you in charge too.
Midge Posted: 8:29 am on January 14th
SnowmanHill writes: Congratulations on the new baby! Being a "Nana" is the best thing in the whole world. I love the diaper cake and everything else is wonderful too.

dana Posted: 9:42 pm on January 13th
fellowjunker writes: Beautifully "married" pieces!!
xojanis Posted: 11:23 am on January 13th
RustyDiva writes: First ~ congratulations! Second ~ you look way too young to be a grandma! Love your party ideas! I see those vintage baby planters in the thrift shops all the time and always want to pick them up. How fun to be dubbed the shower Queen and get to set up for them. Great job!!!! Posted: 11:09 am on January 13th
suewhitney writes: Love, love, love, love, love!! Very well done. Cheers to the shower queen!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 10:12 am on January 13th
shabbychick writes: First, congrats on the new grandbaby-to-be! Second - amazing decorations. I love the baby planters, and how you've displayed it all.

I'm sure there were lots of oooohs and aaaahs when people walked in! Love it all!

Kathy Posted: 6:57 am on January 13th
alicemom writes: Lezlee,
You did a beautiful job! You did not need any of my cloches!
Thanks fo the post. Big congrats on new to-be-baby.
smiles, alice Posted: 11:23 pm on January 12th
54girl writes: Very nice ideas!! Love all the cloches!! And I agree with Marie grandchildern are just the most amazing things ever. Congratulations!! Mary Posted: 11:23 pm on January 12th
oldnews writes: It's beautiful! Seriously, is there anything in the world more amazing than grandchildren? Seeing your child with a child is one of the most unbelievable experiences there is! Congrats and enjoy! Posted: 10:36 pm on January 12th
Prior writes: Thanks, Feb 19th, girl...We had our first grand baby, a girl, on Oct 8th. Very blessed, Lezlee Posted: 10:27 pm on January 12th
chippingcharm writes: Your shower decor is wonderful...when was/is the baby due? Congratulations! Laurel Posted: 10:17 pm on January 12th
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