Sunday, February 12, 2012

~a s'mores themed baby shower~

 My sweet sister in law Jaime, due in March with her 3rd baby!
{just to clarify, that is a virgin martini!}
 I wanted to do something a little different,
 so I went with a s'mores theme with some woodsy elements.
Colors were chocolate brown, sage green, and baby blue.

 I had a pine cone garland I used to run the length of the table. 
The "runner" is just wrapping paper.
 I had so much fun cooking for this shower, however, I think I gained 20 pounds.
S'mores cake in a jar recipe can be found here.
 I found the wooden spoons online on a restaurant supply website.
 The best s'mores cookies ever!
Recipe here.
 S'mores brownie bars recipe can be found here.
I used chunks of wood from the yard to add different heights to the food plates.
My pottery barn squirrel place card holders came in handy here.
I printed out the labels on sticker paper and after cutting them out, stuck them onto scrapbook paper.
~ S'mores kabobs~
I simply melted chocolate chips and dipped large marshmallows in, 
then immediately into graham cracker crumbs.
I then put them onto wooden skewers.

 The mini s'more cupcakes were store bought from a local bakery.
 They had a toasted marshmallow topping~yum

 My friend Trina made s'mores martinis.

 The guests really enjoyed them, and so did I!
 Even the mommy to be enjoyed her non alcholic version!
 I might have gotton a little camera happy.
 For other drinks, I turned Starbucks Frappucinos into
 custom drinks using my printer, sticker paper, and ribbon.

 I can't get enough of these striped straws!
 It was a really fun night!

 Fresh flowers made the place very festive.

 Each guest got to take home a little favor box.

 The inside contained a s'mores kit.
 All the fixings to make your own s'mores, a cute print out,
 Hershey bars with custom labels, and matches with custom labels.

 Jaime got showered with love......
What a fun, fun night!


Michelle said...

Such a cute idea! Love the mini log stands for the desserts!

Sharon said...

I absolutely love all your s'more ideas...I will have to keep this in mind for the future where I will just plain COPY CAT every detail!

Unknown said...

This is beyond fabulous! I love it! Makes me want to throw a baby shower...


Unknown said...

What a great theme for a shower! And it all looks so delicious! Great job!

laxsupermom said...

Looks like so much fun! What a great theme for a shower! Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Looks like a marvelous shower. Your friend Trina's lacy front shirt caught my eye. So cute...would she share where she
found it? I am inspired by your
creativity! Marie

Unknown said...

What great ideas!!!! I want to have a party of my own!

Fresh Vanilla For C said...

So sweet and delicious too:) What a fun theme and everyone is happy.


Tracy said...

best. idea. ever.

Lynne said...

Just as cute and creative as ever, Melaine!
Your winter home was the perfect setting for this theme.

Jacqueline said...

This shower is literally AMAZING!!! Good thing I wasn't there...I would've eaten everything!!!!

Andrea said...

Wonderful pictures!!!! Everything looks fabulous. Lucky sister in law. In my family you get 1 count 1 baby shower even if you have 4 children. Darn.

Mindy said...

What a fun theme - and who doesn't love everything s'mores?! Your sister-in-law is blessed to have your creativity in the family : )

All Things Chic 2 said...

What a wonderful idea...with friends...I invite you to check out my new blog...Blessings Lori

Sarah @ Simply Sarah Style said...

What a gorgeous shower! I love all the small details. Very well done!

Melaine Thompson said...

Marie~Trina's shirt is from J Crew! :)

Carla said...

What a neat idea. Those drinks looked yummy and so did all the other goodies. thanks for sharing.

Dear Lillie said...

This is fabulous, Melaine!!!!! About to pin it right now!

Barbara | Creative Culinary said...

I loved seeing your shower; who knew the plethora of smoreness available.

I'm so glad you enjoyed the martinis; I love nothing more than seeing the things I love enjoyed by others. Congrats to all!

pve design said...

I love the theme and all the details! Clever!
Looks like a great party. You must be so excited to meet this sweet baby!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

You made every detail just so perfect.
and seriously sweet :-)

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

I so loved this post!!! You really did an amazzzzzzzing job! Such a cute theme and the food looks beyond wonderful! Oh, and I just gained 10 lbs through virtual osmosis.

Amy said...

S'mores may be my favorite food, and I got so excited when I saw your party themed with it! Everything is so cute!

Connie @ Daydream In Color said...

Ohmygoodness. This is adorable. I love s'mores. It's such a comfort food. Everything looks fantastic!

Kathy said...

Ok your in charge of my next party, this is seriously above and beyond...oh and Savannah is GORGEOUS, she should be a model!

Anonymous said...

Hi Melaine!

You are so creative! Would Trina also mind sharing where she got the beautiful gold bracelet with the hearts. It's really cute! Thanks!

shanon31 said...

Would Trina mind telling wear she got that cute shirt? Thanks.

Cathy Timpone said...

Where did you get the personalized candy wrapper?

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