Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Party Time: Movie Themed Baby Shower

We recently planned a baby shower for parents-to-be, Lauren & Brad.  I was trying to figure out a way to still make it cute but incorporate the men.  So I decided upon a movie themed shower, starring, of course - the baby! 

The theme was introduced with this fabulous invitation, designed by Sarah at Belletristics.




Guests enjoyed treats from a popcorn and candy bar.  Flavors included strawberry, caramel, hot pepper, vanilla butternut (this was the most popular!), root beer & more!




In keeping with the theme, guests drank soda out of paper coke cups with straws, and the room was decorated with floral popcorn containers and movie themed decor.




Flowers by Johnny did a wonderful job with these creative, fun flowers!






The cake, designed by Ohlson's Bakery, was designed based upon the invitation. 



I wanted to keep the games to a minimum, but did have a game called "Give the Baby His Bottle", in which other men challenged the dad-to-be in a drinking contest (milk out of a baby bottle of course!).  Needless to say, this game took a bit of time and patience!


Favors were popcorn & soda flavored jelly beans in these adorable "Ready to Pop" containers!


Congratulations and best wishes Lauren & Brad - you are going to be great parents!

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