A Shower for Jean

Several of my friends are expecting babies this summer and fall.  In fact one friend had a baby boy just last week!  Yesterday I co-hosted a shower for my sweet friend Jean who is expecting a baby boy of her own in just about a month.

We decided on a fox theme for the shower because Jean and her husband Adam love the book “Fantastic Mr. Fox” by Ronald Dahl and are using a fox theme in their nursery.  We ordered print your own invitations off Etsy and printed them on paper from Paper Source.

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For the table decor, I pulled the orange tones from the invitation and added navy blue because the parents-to-be met while attending UVa.

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One of the other hosts is so crafty, she created this adorable door wreath and banner.  Jean’s last name is Goldberg, so friends and family have affectionately been calling her bun “Goldbaby.”

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You might notice that the “b” in “boy” is missing in the above photo, but we caught that it had fallen off, and re-attached it before the party started.  I just didn’t get a chance to snap another photo.

The food was a combo of homemade items like deviled eggs, fruit salad, an egg, blue cheese and tomato tart, tarragon chicken salad sandwiches, and ham biscuits along with store-bought stuffed artichokes and crab cakes.  For dessert we did chocolate pots de creme which people could eat while Jean opened her presents.

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Jean sweetly offered to provide the favor and we loved the mini champagne bottles with tags that read, “Pop When Jeannie Does.”

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It was such a nice afternoon showering one of my best friends.  Today I am recovering from all of the excitement.

Oh and I’ll leave you with an update on the chairs for the sun room. Since I had planned to take last Friday off so I could get the house ready for Jean’s shower, it also gave me the opportunity to drop off the chairs at the upholstery store so they should be re-covered in about two weeks. I can’t wait to see them and share them with you guys.

6 thoughts on “A Shower for Jean

  1. Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous! Your sun room is the perfect party room. Love the theme. Jean is a lucky woman to have you as a friend!

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