Star Wars Baby Shower!

Was so excited to throw a shower for my bestie! I had a Mardi Gras gender reveal party for her in this post

Guests signed the Darth Vader and son children’s book (wish I had read through the book because it looked adorable) from Amazon right here

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and I hand made these chocolate favors- it was actually pretty fun to make- silicone molds from etsy here

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one is a storm trooper in white chocolate and the other is darth vader (in dark chocolate)

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my favorite part of this is the Storm trooper tossing the baby storm trooper in the air ūüôā got this from Etsy here

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the toppers were from this Etsy shop (as you can tell I used quite a bit of Etsy help!)

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haha I’m loving the grape light sabers ūüôā between etsy and pinterest there are so many good ideas for Star Wars parties! Here are some cute napkins from Amazon here

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the diaper cake centerpieces were done by my friends MIL and are the cutest things ever!

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More star wars edible toppers from here

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aren’t they the cutest!!

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We played some fun baby shower games~ got the printables from here! Also loving the yoda bubble bottle!

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this Jedi banner was from here

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Surprise guest crashed the party- is that R2D2? Hello there cutie! Got him from here

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and a gratuitous shot of Tessa- she’s getting so big!

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Everyone had a wonderful time and it was super fun to put together!!

special thanks to mi madre as well!

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Killing Ivy Softly

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Ugh literally all of my ivy is dying in my porch garden- I’m not quite sure if it needs sunshine or if it can do okay with shade.

It also possibly froze because it did get REALLY cold recently- so I’ll blame it on that…But I bought a lot of white begonias for a charity drive and planted them everywhere!

Along with the new thrift store rug I also brought in a new garden chair, birdcage and used a cigar box for a planter!

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Spray painted the birdcage and put flowers in it

Also brought out a garden side table (made out of a planter stand) and a silver platter (left over from my wedding)

Now I just need to put some art on the wall

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Cigar box planter!

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Also have been saving Starbucks cappuccino bottles and wanting to use them for centerpiece vases-

will be decorating them like in these awesome pinterest tutorials

Leaning towards the gilded one- so pretty! I also got a gilding kit for Christmas that I need to try out~

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