Real Party: Black & White Baby Shower

By now you’ve probably heard the news that my husband and I are expecting our first child in September.  Over the weekend, our baby girl received yet another fabulous welcome via a couple’s baby shower.   A few weeks ago, I shared the pink and brown ladybug shower that my family hosted down in Houston.  This time my husband was included and we celebrated with our friends here in Central Illinois.  Two baby showers!  I know, we’re very lucky and honestly a little spoiled!  Check out this modern couple’s shower in black and white with purple accents, hosted by our good friends Ted & Meredith.Black & White Baby Shower

Black & White Baby Shower

Meredith chose a modern invitation by DwellStudio for Tiny Prints that was just perfect.  I love that it includes both a silhouette of the pregnant mom and the dad-to-be.  Now, if I just looked as cute as that silhouette!  Meredith incorporated the invitation design throughout the shower, creating a cohesive look without overwhelming the men with a typical ‘baby theme’.

Pops of purple created the perfect contrast to the black and white polka dots.  I love the idea of using a hurricane vase and filling it with diapers to create a centerpiece.  Such a modern twist on the traditional diaper cake.  We played “Guess That Baby Food” and guests went home with an adorable and unique favor – hand soap labeled with our baby’s due date.  Meredith also sent me home with matching note cards, keeping my thank you cards in theme.

We could not thank Ted and Meredith enough for hosting such a lovely shower.  It was a wonderful way to celebrate with friends and welcome our little girl!

Carrie Sellman , Founder & Editor

Carrie Sellman is the Founder & Editor of The Cake Blog. Her work has been published in BRIDES Magazine, Country Living Magazine and featured online at People, Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Redbook, Real Simple, TLC, The Cooking Channel and more.


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    Samantha says

    I love the modern feel to this and the color combo is so crisp and right now. Your friends did a great job! Congrats!

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