For Tracy’s rain shower themed baby shower, Sue, my mother-in-law, and I decided to serve a wide array of finger foods and sides that felt unique and would subtly tie into our theme. We brought in our color scheme with a mix of vegetables, pasta salad, pink and blue cupcakes and pink and blue punch. We cut bread into clouds using this cookie cutter (adorable right?) and used cloud picks on the cupcakes.
Ross’s cousin, Jamie, kindly photographed the event for us. We were so glad to have her awesome shots to remember the day! All of the watermarked images are her photos. Check out her beautiful work here.
The shower was hosted at Ross’ Aunt Sally’s lovely home. Since Sue and I would be traveling, we chose foods we could make in advance and that required little assembly and prep the day of. Sue is a wonderful cook and made a ton of the food ahead of time. It felt great to be able to focus on decorating day of, instead of scrambling to finish food! Here’s what was on the menu (recipes are linked):
veggies served in cups with dip on the bottom
prosciutto, goat cheese, fig butter and arugula on ciabatta
curry chicken salad on white bread clouds
feta, sun dried tomatoes, and spinach mini quiches
date, walnut, cream cheese spread on mini rye
lemon cupcakes with berry butter cream frosting
We served the food on a borrowed mix of modern white serving pieces with vintage floral and glass pieces. Raindrops, clouds, sunshine and flowers made for a light, happy, easy to mix and match shower theme. Hopefully some of this inspires a baby shower you are planning in the future. More details on the decorations to come later!