Pink, Grey, and Glitter Baby Shower

  • centerpieces1/21
  • headbands2/21
  • invitation by penelope poppy3/21
  • beverage area4/21
  • strawberry lemonade cupcakes5/21
  • baby photos of my husband and I6/21
  • centerpieces7/21
  • food8/21
  • decor9/21
  • diaper cake10/21
  • food11/21
  • napkin rings12/21
  • baby advice13/21
  • decor14/21
  • thank you15/21
  • water bottles16/21
  • garland17/21
  • headband making18/21
  • straw flags and confetti19/21
  • candle favors20/21
  • glitter21/21

A Project For

Baby A


Due April 4, 2013


Our families threw us a beautiful pink, grey, white, and glitter baby shower! It was full of lovely patterned papers mixed with hand painted illustrations and included baby photos of my husband and I as well as a slideshow of my baby bump's progression thus far.

Design Inspiration

"We wanted the shower to have a soft and feminine feel without being too baby-ish. Instead of filling the space with bottles and binkies, we chose to fill it with florals and glitter. If you ask Lauren her favorite color it will be gray every time... so we took that and added the pink and the gold. We tried to add details in all the right areas and I think it turned out beautifully." -Nikki, Penelope Poppy Cards & Stationary

Project Details

Diaper Cake: made by my mother

Candle Favors: made by my sister from baby food jars she saved

Napkin Rings, Garland, Confetti, and Centerpieces: created by my sister-in-laws

Headband Making Station: my mom prepared a variety of materials so guests could create headbands for Baby A

Print Materials (invitations, 8x10 table signs, food tent cards, water bottle labels, candle labels, and straw flags): hand-painted illustrations and designs by my sister-in-law Penelope Poppy Cards & Stationary

Photography: Lauren Armstrong Photography

Our families also prepared all the delicious hors d'oeuvres.

Favorite Items

No favorites. I loved everything!


  1. 1

    I really enjoyed looking at your photos. Lovely, lovely baby shower. You got a really neat design/illustration for your printables. And I like the idea of the headband-making station!

  2. 2

    What a truly gorgeous and glittery party- congratulations on being one of our favorites of the week!

  3. 3

    Thank you so much! Our families did a great job!

  4. 4

    Thanks! My sister-in-law custom designed all the print materials!

  5. 5

    I was at the shower and it was truly beautiful
    Aunt Gloria

  6. 6

    Where are those pink lemonade bottles from?! So cute!

  7. 7

    I believe they came blank from ikea and they wrote the beverage names on!

  8. 9

    Amazing! I was wondering where the flowers came from?

  9. 10

    what is the glitter surrounding the mason jars made of?

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