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Modern Mexican Baby Shower (23 photos)

 
 

 
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I am 7 months pregnant and one of my favorite cravings right now is Mexican food and I am in love with the color lime!  So, I set out to design a baby shower that would fuse my design style (modern simplicity with whimsical twists) with my love of lime green with Mexican modern influences.  Hence, the concept Modern Mexican Garden Baby Shower was born!

I've always wanted to see a modern take on a Mexican theme and knew right away that I wanted to use a crisp all white and lime green color palette with touches of black, bling & silver!  Not exactly the colors you think of when looking for Mexican party decor!   I infused this design with subtle Mexican-influenced touches from the all white paper flowers, maracas, centerpiece vase, margaritas and of course the many lime and margarita infused flavors used in most of the sweets.

It's all in the details!!!!  One of our signature elements is all custom signage and paper designs.  This shower showcases our "Modern Baby Girl" collection that is fully customizable and comes assembled and ready to go out of the box!  It includes our signature Lolli-tag™ bouquets, table signage, cupcake Lolli-tags™, napkin rings, favor labels and more!   We believe these signature details really add to the intimate, boutique feel of any event.

The sweets bar included the super-yummy gourmet cupcakes from LicketySplit.  They created a Margarita Cupcake with just the perfect mix of sweet & salty and a yummy Key Lime Cupcake adorned with of course candied limes!  The fabulous KupcakeSpot also creates and ships custom gumpaste cupcake decorations in any theme or color scheme that I use in many ways including on cookie lollipops and other pastries.  Looking for a way to dress up your cupcakes in style....this is it!

Tip:  When trying to pull off a theme that doesn't exactly lend itself to your color scheme like a Mexican theme does...(It was nearly impossible to find all white Mexican-influenced items)...SPRAYPAINT is your absolute best friend!  Once you unlock yourself from finding your exact color, you can now just look for shapes and patterns and items that are Mexican-influenced regardless of color.  Flea markets, yard sales and swap meets are treasure troves for this!   Bring them home, and for under $10 transform them with your color paint, add a few blings..and voila! 

Thanks to all my vendors who helped to bring this vision to life!  Enjoy!


Vendor Credits:
Event Styling & Modern Baby Girl paper design collection: 
Tonya Coleman c/o Soiree-Event Design (a.k.a. Soiree Showers & Kidz Events)
SoireeEvents@me.com
www.Soiree-EventDesign.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Soiree-Showers-Kidz-Events/130659473624621

Cupcakes:
LicketySplit (Grover Beach, CA)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/LicketySplit-Cupcakes/178245928856973

Gumpaste Cupcake Topper Decorations:
KupcakeSpot (Tustin, CA)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kupcakespot/340405473853

Photography:
Valerie Morse & Tonya Coleman


CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS EVENT INCLUDED:
Soiree Event Design
Location:
Minneapolis, MN
Party Albums:
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