Bump Smitten Maternity: Jessica Paxson Photography

Friday, August 31, 2012

Here's another GORGEOUS maternity photo shoot taken by the ever-so-talented Jessica Paxson Photography! Love her back drops -- especially the weathered boat dock. Fabulous! Have a wonderful Friday and I'll see you again next week. :)

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Photography: Jessica Paxson Photography

Real Baby Shower: Vintage Library Theme

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The quote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go," is definitely the motto for this baby shower! I'm smitten with how the mom-to-be's love for reading is brought to life through the fun decorations as well as the vintage card catalog -- such a creative way to display the table settings. From the flowers by The Secret Garden to the cake by Baked to Perfection, photographer, Brandy J Photography, did an excellent job in capturing this joyous occasion! I L.O.V.E. all the pinwheels!

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From Mommy-to-be Ashley... My shower was hosted by my creative & sweet cousins & mother: Brandy J Rammel, Kelsey Kiehl, Gretchen Kiehl, & Gloria Baxter. They planned for a vintage library theme featuring the colors ecrue & vintage book red. The inspiration came from my love of reading. Guests were asked to bring a book for baby boy (his name was unknown at the time of the shower) in lieu of a card to help build his library. Auggie certainly has a wonderful library in his nursery now & he enjoys a good bedtime story. We played 2 trivia games: name the book title that belongs to the line from the book & True or False: Is this a real book title? My super crafty cousin, Brandy, created the moon, stars, & books banner, along with the book covers to mark each table. She also printed library cards & used a vintage card catalog to help guide each guest to their assigned table. Vintage books provided by my grandmother, mother, & cousin also helped to decorate the board room at the country club. Each guest was given a thank you gift of a tea bag & custom made book mark with the Dr. Seuss quote “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."


Location: Willow Bend Country Club / Photographer: Brandy J Photography / Flowers: The Secret Garden / Print Work: Sophie, A Design Boutique / Cake: Baked to Perfection