We never can seem to get enough Wonderland whims and wishes around here, so when this completely adorable Shabby Chic Alice in Wonderland Baby Shower was submitted, we couldn’t help but to share it!
Filled to the top with darling shabby chic decor, this event, crafted and created by the talented Ana Kha of Jujuzozo out of Los Angeles, California, is one smashing occasion!
Scurry off to discover these incredible party elements displayed in this darling soiree:
- An array of fun props that includes- vintage clocks, stacked tea cups, bunches of flowers, candy jars, bunnies, moss, butterflies and bird cages
- Stacked pastel painted wood crates
- Vintage stands and trays placed on pastel colored doilies
- Shabby chic fabric strip tassel garland
- Tulle ribbon tied to the backs of chairs and attached to the front of the dessert table
- Darling tassel banner cake topper
- And more!
Shabby Chic Alice in Wonderland Baby Shower
This is what Ana shared about the party- “If you follow me on Instagram, you already know that I have a passion for styling events and parties. This is not my full time job, creating art and running Jujuzozo shop is, and not to mention being a mom and wife! As much as Id love adding event styling to my daily life, Ive decided its best for it to be a casual hobby, where I can be picky and choose what events I want to invest my time into. With that said, I love being creative and styling events here and there is one way for me to express that side of myself!
I was asked to style a baby shower for a baby girl, and I just could not resist! I havent styled a baby shower in so long, so I was excited to get creative with this event. To start, I always ask the person that the party is for a few basic questions. Ill ask if they have certain colors that they are drawn to so I can get an idea of a color palette to work with, also the type of venue location. For this event, the mom to be was having her baby shower in a cozy backyard setting at a private house and she loved the idea of pastel colors. So I decided a cute theme for the event would be Alice in Wonderland, but a more girly modern twist on the classic book.
Taking into consideration that it was not going to be a big budget event, I decided to dig into my inventory of party supplies that Ive saved from past events and to also ask friends around me to borrow their pretty décor items that would go with this theme. Being brave and doing some DIY projects for events helps a lot in terms of saving and being budget friendly. For example, the desert table I decided to spray paint my natural wood crates with pastel colors. I set crates at the edge of the table some horizontally, some vertical, and stocked them with all kind of props. Props that I used included: vintage clocks, stacked tea cups, bunches of flowers, candy jars, bunnies, moss, butterflies and bird cages. I spray painted 3 books, stacked them and placed teacups on top, and covered with a glass lid, topped it with moss and peonies. The table was full of all kinds of vintage stands and trays, still in pastel colors with silver accents. I used doilies under al l the desert trays for some feminine elegance, which I dyed myself with food coloring paste in pastel colors. I mixed water with color, dipped doilies for a few minutes for desired shade of color and dried them with a paper towel to soak that water out.
I used a lavender pastel tablecloth for the long dining room table so it wasnt too much pink. I added a sheer tulle fabric and pinned it into the front of the tablecloth for added drama and hung a beautiful tassel behind the table for some extra height. Having everything stacked at different levels adds depth to your table setting and really creates a more dynamic and polished look. For the chairs, they werent the color that I was hoping for, but as they were provided for me I got creative and tied some extra tulle and made bows from the pink and lavender fabrics to tie everything together. The blue chairs stood out less with this added personalized touch of the bows and everything ended up looking gorgeous together. Sometimes you have to get extra creative to pull everything all together!
The final touches for the décor was the adorable cake topper by Homemadexojules that you can find on Etsy, and other Alice and Wonderland paper signs (That Way, Wrong Way) and food picks (Eat Me) from Amazon.
The food was brought by friends and family, people made nice cakes and cupcakes, meringues, and cookies and the main meal was buffet style. This also helped with staying within the desired budget.
I highly recommend that if you are in the LA area and don’t know where to go look for all these props, the Downtown Flower Market district is a place to shop! Just hop in from place to place and you will find all kinds of amazing goodies and décor options. This is the spot where Ive gotten most of my décor inventory from.
Hope you were inspired by this party, and know that beautiful parties like this one can be done within a reasonable budget; you just need to get creative, crafty and resourceful!”
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