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Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower

By Tamera Beardsley @tamerabeardsley
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
It was a Tropical Inspired Wedding Showerfor my girl Ellis!
Which made my house and yard a perfect venue!I couldn't be more pleased how it all turned out!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
We began the party planning process withcustom invites!
Today I am going to share all the pretty detailsandnext week I will be back to sharevendorswhat I madewhat I rented what I had on handandwhere I was lucky enough to have help!
So today let the pretty party sharing begin!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
I covered my huge chalk board above the fireplace in pinksand mixed citrus into my plants in iron urns!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
With rain in the forecast we flipped our usual entertaining in the backyardand brought the sit down brunch inside.
We rented 2 tables and 20 chairs.Wooden placemats were made.Dishes were layered with my collection of vintage linens.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Each place setting received a take home favor of a  glass terrarium.Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Centerpieces were  driftwood set in with succulents.I added paper umbrellas to eachto carry through not only the pink colorbut some more paper goods tropical whimsy.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
We ordered plastic tropical leavesand they ended up to be decorating gold!Inside I turned some into artwork.Outside they helped carry through a united theme.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
We emptied the living/dining roomto insure proper party flow.
I garnished my potted trees with mounds of citrusto finish off the tropical scheme with a pop of natural color.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
I used pre washed drop clothsfor tablecloths.I left them unironed for added texturewhich juxtaposed perfectly with the crisply pressed napkins.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Ellis's Maid of honor, Hannahdid a lovely job of organizing and facilitatingthe shower games!
We played Guess the Ringwhere each guest puts their ring onto a tray where it receives a tagged number.Then the tray is passed around for everyone to guess who each ring belongs to.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Since we ended up with perfect weatherthe shower began in the backyard.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Guests were welcomed with a choice of beverage.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
To make the simple champagne glasses more fun and festiveI made novelty wedding ring charms for each glass.Next week I will show you just how easy this project is to make!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
We had a mimosa bar with 4 choices of juicessparkling non alcoholic juicesand plenty of sparkling water!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Several appetizers were passed.My favorite was these sweet picks of berries and cheese!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
I styled a carrot cake with some tropical shower flair!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
As I mentioned in my previous post HEREI brought out my tropical flower crowns for the photo boothand they were  a huge hit with  the guests.
Because we had rented a canopied tent in case of rainI chose a tropical green  backsidewhich made for a most perfect Photo Booth  backdrop.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
After three weeks prepthe afternoon seemed to fly byso the pictures make the most precious lasting memories!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
The last game was a Bride and Groom trivia that Hannah had also made!She had spent the evening before asking Ellis and Elliot questionsbut it was her tricky close answersthat made for such an entertaining game!If you want to check out more of Hannah's creativity and styleshe has a most lovely blog HERE.
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
And of course there were fabulous presents to be opened!I must say Ellis and Elliot now have a beautiful stocked kitchen!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
All the hard work and preppayed off beautifully!It was a magical and memorable afternoonshared with the gorgeousbride to beandbeloved family and friends!
Tropical Inspired Bridal Shower
As always my friends
I wish you love and joyas you style your life

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