Thursday, September 13, 2012

Sweetheart Adoption Shower for Ava

Sweetheart Adoption Shower for Ava
I have been so lucky to find a community of wonderful adoptive famillies. We have been blessed to journey with them through their adoptions and we celebrate their joy. There is a group of five of us adoptive mommies that have become good buddies and we all have a common hobby- party planning! We have so much fun planning together, we have even nicknamed ourselves the "PomPom Committee"! Four of us planned this shower for Libby, who adopted Ava through domestic adoption.
Inspiration: We wanted to incorporate the nursery as much as possible for a personal touch so we chose aqua, pinks, and white. Libby loves tea rooms and so we decided to have tea foods. Ava means "like a bird" or "song bird" so we incorporated little touches of birds to the shower. We also used doilies to make it extra girly!






Cranberry Orange Scones
Cinnamon Scones
"Devenshire" Cream
Raspberry Preserves
Cucumber Sandwhiches
Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Brie Pastries
Nutella Pastries
Thumbprint Cookies
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Caprese Kabobs
Chocolate and Red Velvet Cupcakes

Drinks: Iced Water, Iced Tea, Hot tea- bags and hot water for serve-your-self hot tea. Mix matched tea cups. Mason jar glasses.

Wishes for Ava. Self address thank you notes. Raffle tickets for who brought the most daipers and wipes for the new mommy.
Diaper Cake

Wishes for Ava

Hairbow Station: Guests made Ava some hairbows, flowers, and clippies.

Favors: Heart Shaped Thumprint Cookies with Lemon Curd and Raspberry Preserves

Sweetheart Ava, we love you baby girl!


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