the shower : details

how is your week going so far? can you believe it's already thursday?! somehow, this week has flown for me. i will be welcoming friday with open arms!

today i must show you the perfect details of sunday's shower. as i mentioned, my mom and her sisters hosted the event and spent about a month planning. it was held in a lovely, cozy room of a country club outside of philadelphia, where several family events have been held in the past.

the shower was over lunch: we drank mimosas and dined on spinach salads with cranberries and hot bacon dressing, chicken crepes, carrot souffle, and green beans almondine. dessert was a fantastic custom cake, served with orange sherbet and raspberry coulis.

a scrapbook station was set up at a table along the side of the room. my aunts had put together a beautiful book of memories, each page for a different event, that i will cherish forever. i really enjoy that it is still "in progress"... allowing me to continue to add photos and souvenirs from showers and wedding preparations.

the details were perfection:
+ a long table adorned with beautiful spring flower arrangements, petals, ribbons, and succulent candles
+ a fancy chandelier
+ tons of natural light
+ elegant place settings, handmade favors
+ a decadent cake, complete with lemon frosting and white chocolate shavings

shower : placesetting + favor

shower : flowers, cake

shower : tablescape

i couldn't have asked for a better way to spend a spring-like sunday afternoon. a beautiful setting, wonderful family, plenty of food and thoughtful gifts. yesterday marked four months until the big day. i cannot believe how fast time is flying.