I was asked to co-host a baby shower for a friend that goes to our church. Her nursery theme is Under the Sea, so we decided to use that for the baby shower.
Fish Sugar Cookie Pops (that turned out horrible)
The Food Table
Veggie Tray – Crunchy Coral
Sea Shell Sandwiches – Chicken Salad Sands
Bait – Gummy Worms
Fruit Tray – Reef Cones
We also had Tuna Fish Sandwiches and Sea Water (which was just water that we put a little bit of blue dye in it!)
We had to shrink down the bait (take them out of the fish shape) so that more food could fit on the table)
Shark Teeth – Cheese triangles
The wreath for the door to welcome the guests:
We also had a basket of goldfish treat bags with a sign that said: “Thanks for swimming by.”
Instead of a tradition sign in, we had the guests sign the Dr. Seuss Book – Yurtle the Turtle.
So grateful for the others that helped put it all together and for all the guests that showed up to support the guest of honor!
While I was prepping, Parker was at school and this little lady found the tissue box!
We panted Riglee’s wall orange and were going to put brown spots on it. I decided that I wanted to do vertical stripes instead. So my sweet husband came home at lunch time and helped me make chalk lines.
I measured the wall and then had to figure out how many stripes I wanted. I could either have eight 16 inch stripes or sixteen 8 inch stripes. I decided on the later.
I put tape in the stripes that I wasn’t going to paint.
Then I taped it off. It took me about an hour and I got lots of Cardio in going up and down the step-stool!
After taping it off, I painted over the edged of the paint with the wall color. It seal the tape so that the new color won’t bleed underneath it.
*NOTE* make sure you wipe off the chalk line before doing this!
It took me a little while to paint all the stripes, but we had it done that evening. I painted 2 coats with a paint brush, and then husband painted a final coat with a paint roller.
We bought cardboard 3-d letters at Hobby Lobby to spell out Riglee’s name to hang on the wall.
It took forever to wrap all 6 letters (just over two movies!) Husband was a trooper and helped me get them done.
Then I added embellishments.
I was going to hang them with ribbon, but I thought the “L” might look funny, so we just hung them on the wall with nails.
Parker wanted to be in the pictures, I finally gave in!
We have a few more things to do before Riglee’s room is done, hopefully we will get them done soon so that we will have at least one room in the house totally decorated!!
We have been so busy with life, that we still haven’t done much to decorate our house. It’s slowly, but surely coming together.
Adam took these pictures of the kids and I wanted to hang them in the dining room, but I wanted them vertical instead of horizontal.
So we hung them in the bathroom.
I put this vinyl on the bathtub. I think it’s hilarious and it makes me smile every time I see it.
I whipped this up a few Saturday’s ago for a baby shower I may or may not have forgotten about!