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Monday, June 13, 2011

tea party baby shower

A very sweet young couple in our church are expecting their first baby next month and some of her friends gave her a tea party baby shower.  Sweet "E" became a close friend from the first time we met.  She is a beautiful Christian inside and out.  And....  She love teacups and china and tea parties!  I am excited to meet her baby boy soon.

In keeping with the tea party theme, the young ladies decorated the cozy fireplace area of the church's foyer with tables and chairs, table cloths, teapots and real china teacups, and lilacs.

The tables were centered with teapots full of lilac blossoms.

There were table cloths on each table along with the china cups and saucers and the
beautiful teapot center pieces.  There were 3 games played with the cards you see,
including filling in a 'bingo' card with what gifts she might receive.

The baby bassinet is vintage from her husband's family so it is very special.
A friend made the lovely padded lining.

Fresh fruit cups ~ a sweet idea!

More fruit, muffins and cake.

A wonderful variey of teas from China.

These paper balls were strung on twine across the ceiling.  The balls were made from
cardstock cut in strips and glued together.  Sweet and simple.

"E" opening a beautifully wrapped gift.

"E" has 2 sisters and guess what???
They are expecting babies this year too!
Needless to say, the parents are overjoyed with this triple blessing.
Imagine having 3 grandchildren (your first!) in one year!

This was one of the lovliest showers I have been to.  The young ladies did
a beautiful job and everything was simply done.

So ladies, if you have a baby or bridal shower to do, this may give you
some ideas.  This shower was on a Saturday morning so the simple menu
of fresh fruit and muffins plus tea and coffee is perfect.

I hope you enjoyed visiting the tea party baby shower.

I am linking today for Tea Time Tuesday at



  1. What a wonderful baby shower tea party! Thank you for sharing it with us. Happy Tea Day!

  2. Hello Pamela,
    Now, this is my kind of shower! Simple and very fun with tea things and refreshments for a tea party. Very sweet and I'm sure all the ladies were blessed; especially the mom-to-be. Thank you for sharing this with Tea Time and have a delightful week.


  3. Thank you Pam!! I DO have a baby shower coming up and I lvoe the Sat morning idea!!

  4. Hi Pam: What a beautiful baby shower. Everything looks lovely. I am going to do the same kind of shower for my daughter in August. Blessings, Martha

  5. Oh those little fruit cups are so cute! I love that idea. What a bumper crop of blessings those grands are receiving this year! I think it's cool that three little cousins will have each other as playmates, too.

  6. No doubt about it - Maritime women know how to hold a shower. That was lovely - there are so many over-the-top showers and it was refreshing to see one that looked like such fun.

  7. Hello Pamela,
    what a very nice idea to give that nice baby shower. It is surely a very nice memory for the young mother. Thank you for sharing it with us.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  8. What a lovely idea for her Church friends to have the baby shower for her. I think I recognize some of your china on the table!! Blessing to E, her family and all your parishioners. Jackie in Surrey, UK.

  9. What a wonderful way to celebrate the coming of a new life. Showers are not big in the UK and my babies are grown but maybe one day I can give a shower like this. I adore what has been done 'E' must have been SO pleased and the vintage basket is just stunning what a lovely gift to make new quilting for it. I love that there was so many different tea cups and tea pots all wonderful.

    love Dawn xx

  10. Everything looks so sweet, what a clever idea for a shower. Love the fruit cup idea. Diane

  11. Perfection and my idea of a wonderful shower...love all the ideas and your photography is once again so beautiful Pamela...you are gifting us!
    Thank you!

  12. Gorgeous baby shower! I love that it's not all bright but soft and sweet just like a baby! The fruit cup ides is so clever too.

  13. Beautiful baby shower! Everything looks so inviting.

  14. It was a beautiful shower. I loved that first table and the food looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

  15. That was a beautiful baby shower! I love the photo of the three tummies-so exciting to have three grandchildren in one year.


  16. Hello Pamela,
    What a beautiful baby shower - I am sure it smelled wonderful with all the lilacs! The food looks terrific - how sweet to share a special moment like that with precious Christian friends,

  17. What a lovely way to celebrate the coming of a new life! The tea party tables are beautiful with the lilac filled teapots! What a blessing for the mom-to-be.

  18. What a lovely baby shower and what a blessed grandma and grandpa to be! Those were some great ideas that you showed us, too.
    Hugs, Cindy


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