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Beauty and The Beast Inspired Bridal Shower



So last Saturday, my sister Julie and I, hosted a bridal shower for my sister Adriaana-who is getting married next month. {ahh!}
Said sister, has been thoroughly obsessed with The Beauty and the Beast {Disney, cartoon version of course.} her entire life.
Naturally, this seemed like a good theme for the "all about her" party. There are bits and pieces of inspiration from the movie, such as roses, books and tea cups. I also made macarons, because they are French; as supposedly the movie takes place in France-even thou there is not a French accent in sight. 

Here is the invitation, (sorry about all the blurred out parts-privacy, ya know.)which was designed by my sister Julie, with a little creative help from me. {Meaning, I told her what I liked and didn't like. I am good at that.) We printed them out at Costco, which gave them beautiful photo quality, and I backed them with parchment style cardstock so that it wouldn't look just like a photo. 




To see how I made these French Macarons, click here.






 For favors, me and my mom made homemade strawberry jam, and covered the tops with floral fabric, twine, and a wooden spoon. The spoons can be found on Etsy, here. They were the perfect size for the jars (half-pint, from Walmart Mainstay brand) and were an amazing deal. ($3.49 for 50!)
To read more about these favors, and how to make strawberry jam; go here.



 My momma, all my sisters, and me. We are a super good looking group, huh?


All in All, The party was a super success. The decor was beautiful, the weather was perfect,  the food was great, and the company was fantastic. I got tons of compliments on the invitations, the party, and even the music was apparently super awesome. Just let me gloat for a minute, alright? I barely slept all last week, I deserve it ;)

8 comments:

  1. You deserve to gloat - it was awesome! Now start marketing!

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    1. Thanks San! I'll get right on that ;)

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  2. Carina! This was fantastic! We all had a great time. You should gloat ;) I was impressed with the decor, the food, the music, and the company. And I'm really impressed with the photos as well. You have a serious talent, my dear. Keep sharing it!

    April Souther-Szabo

    P.S. Seriously, you should start a business ;)

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    1. Thank you so much, April! I am so glad you guys could come!

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  3. Carina, the party was beautiful, the food terrific and the company even better! You did an amazing job. What a beautiful day:) Wendi

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  4. Carina, the party was beautiful, the food terrific and the company even better! You did an amazing job. What a beautiful day:) Wendi

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