Thursday, March 10, 2011

Lingerie Shower for Alyssa

In January (I know this post is a little late), we had a lingerie shower at my house for Alyssa. My great friend Emily from Emme B. Photography stopped by to photograph the evening…thanks so much Em! Thought you all might enjoy seeing a few of the pictures…you’ll notice that we had to use the whole house because it’s rather small!

The Living/Dining Room

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…a small dessert bar on the dining table…

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…simple white hydrangeas, a burlap runner and goodies from the outdoors (twigs, acorns and pinecones)…

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…I love making signs (even though the message is a bit obvious since they’re getting married)…

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…heart cups…

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…a sweet cake by Fabulous Fare

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…yummy cake balls also by Fabulous Fare…

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…plenty of candlelight…

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…remembering Alyssa as a preteen…which provided plenty of smiles…

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…and, of course, another sign to celebrate the occasion…

The Kitchen

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…we turned my little kitchen island into a Cheesecake Bar…

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The Laundry Room/Office

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…we turned the laundry counter into a “hot” bar for coffee and tea…

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…an old chest held the selection of tea and coffee…

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…you know how I like simple white and things lined up in rows…

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…we even used my desk…

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…bra and panty cookie sets from Fabulous Fare…

The Studio

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…we set up a “cold” bar in my former studio space…on the old stainless flower table…

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…purple hydrangea and ‘Black Baccara’ roses…

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…free “art” from just outside the backdoor hung above the bar…

And , of course, there were guests…

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…love this…Courtney drives her point home…cake ball in hand…

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erratt-222Three of my favorite people in the world!

Left to right: Alyssa (the bride), Tamie (can’t tell, but she’s the mom!), Avery (Alyssa’s sister who will be getting married in May) and me!

For those of you who don’t know, I’m a dental hygienist and Tamie is the dentist I’ve worked for the last 20-something years. When Tamie and I met, Alyssa was under a year old and Avery wasn’t even born. These girls were my ‘practice children’ before I had my own! Alyssa got married last weekend and now we’re looking forward to Avery’s wedding. What a blessing to have friends who are as close as family…

Thanks, again, Emily…for being a wonderful friend and a fantastic photographer! Please check out her website when you have a chance…you’ll love it!

Happy Thursday!

6 comments:

Erin Volante Floral said...

Oh my, what a lovely shower! I mean, every detail is perfection... you must submit to some of the party blogs! Really gorgeous. :)

Beth said...

Gorgeous! I love the branches and all the displays throughout your house and the cakes looks so yummy too!!

Janet said...

what a lovely party!

Tamie said...

This was the most beautiful party, thrown by the most beautiful friend ever!
Love you,
T

Francoise Weeks said...

You know how to throw a fantastic party! Everything looks so fabulous!!!!

~My Fleur Journey~ said...

Fabulous with a capital F!! Love everything on the dessert table!!