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Winter Glam: “Snow Sprinkle” Baby Shower

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Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

I’m so excited to share this elegant & creative “Snow Sprinkle” Baby Shower from Vanessa of Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations with you today – a gorgeous event to end 2010 in style! (or to begin 2011 in style, depending on when you’re reading this!)

Between the stunning fabric backdrop, wonderful use of crystal & glass to create a theme-appropriate “winter ice” vibe, and tempting treats like homemade marshmallows and adorable pumpkin pie pops (too cute!), there’s such great inspiration to be found here for all sorts of winter celebrations – from baby & bridal showers to holiday soirées, winter weddings, and beyond… which is great timing because winter has only just begun – as of December 21st!

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Read on for LOTS more beautiful pictures (as captured by Katie Neal) and all the creative details on this dual baby shower for 2 expectant friends, as told by Vanessa

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

“For this wintertime welcome of two little angels we created a flurry of glittering snowflakes and raindrops for this ‘Snow Sprinkle’.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Guest were welcomed to a “winter white” outdoor lounge area sprinkled with white lights and filled with modern lounge chairs draped with soft white netting & plush fur pillows.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Soft white baby’s breath and snowflake-like spider mums danced throughout the lounge in a mixture of modern and vintage glassware, while a framed sign reminded guests that “Snowflakes & Raindrops aren’t the only things falling from heaven…”!

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

As guests entered the outdoor lounge, they were greeted by a vintage English pram offering them cozy pashminas and scarves with a sign that read “Borrow a Scarf to stay as cozy as a Baby in a Carriage”.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

To keep guests cozy on the inside, we featured a Cocoa Bar complete with gourmet hot cocoa, homemade marshmallows and crystal decanters full of various liquors to spice up their drink. A sign reading ‘Sips & Nips to Keep You Warm’ was displayed on the cocoa bar next to the elegant silver urn.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Snowflake-topped stir sticks were featured in crackled glasses displayed on top of raised green glass risers for an icy looking presentation.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Chocolate moon pies, pumpkin pie pops (recipe here), sugared donuts and delicate snowflake sugar cookies were just some of delectable treats offered as dipping-worthy sidekicks for the cocoa.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

We also made two different types of homemade marshmallows – pumpkin spice and one dipped in mint milk chocolate.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Chilled homemade Coquito (coconut eggnog) served in beautiful aqua glass decanters was the perfect “cool” complement for guest to enjoy with their hot and toasty s’mores

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

Our ‘S’mores Station’ featured an outdoor firepit, roasting sticks sticks, homemade marshmallows, and the classic accoutrements.

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

For a shower-worthy backdrop to the Cocoa Bar, we created a wall of cascading strips of hand dyed fabric in aquas and blues and hung strands of crystals to dance between the colors. For a light and fluffy snowball effect we created large flowerballs of baby’s breath and displayed them on tall elegant glass vases.”

Snow Sprinkle Baby Shower

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Vendor Credit
By |2017-01-26T11:30:10+00:00December 31st, 2010|Baby Boy, Baby Showers, Christmas, Sweets|

About the Author:

Jennifer Sbranti is the founder of Hostess with the Mostess®, a creative living and party planning resource established in 2006. She lives in Northern California with her husband, Sonny, and daughters Macy (8) and Rylie (6). Sbranti’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, People, InStyle Weddings, and Extra! TV. She has designed creative content and unique live events for several well-respected brands, including Mattel, Coca-Cola, The Hershey Company, Toys”R”Us, Pottery Barn Kids, and Starbucks.

25 Comments

  1. Jen @ Passion-for-Parties.com December 31, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    This is BEAUTIFUL! The backdrop is positively gorgeous, seriously! I love the “borrow a scarf” idea, too! :)

  2. Aisha | Dooby Design Group December 31, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    This is a gorgeous baby shower design, love it!!

  3. Ebony December 31, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Absolutely STUNNING! Can’t take my eyes off of this!

    Ebony

  4. Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations December 31, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    Thank you so much for the beautiful layout and feature Jenn!

  5. Latisha Horton (Eccentric Designs) December 31, 2010 at 4:25 pm

    I love it! Absolutely beautiful…

  6. Bri December 31, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    Great job Vanessa!! I had such a fun time attending this event and it was absolutely PERFECT!!!

  7. val December 31, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    Makes me feel like a snow princess. Exquisite job!

  8. Alicia Hanson | Hi Octane Jewelry December 31, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    Love it. Love the colors too.

  9. Brie McFarland January 1, 2011 at 12:16 am

    Everything was so beautiful and so yummy! Just perfect!

  10. Kristy Griggs January 1, 2011 at 3:12 am

    Wow!!! Vanessa you are a mastermind at design….what a gorgeous and peaceful setting for a baby shower!! It really turned out great and Lounge Appeal was happy to have been a part of it!!

  11. Suzanne January 1, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Wow this goes above and beyond any showers I’ve ever seen. So gorgeous and elegant. Just fabulous.

  12. jenna laughs January 1, 2011 at 11:56 am

    I love the idea of a hot cocoa bar and the scarves… too cute. This is my favorite one so far! Love your blog.

  13. Dessert.net Cafe January 2, 2011 at 12:05 am

    We absolutely loves this blog! Lots of great ideas and pictures. Always inspiring.

  14. AMY January 2, 2011 at 11:05 am

    Everything is so gorgeous! Love everything about this shower from that beautiful back drop to the s’mores station. Absolutely breathtaking!

  15. monica January 2, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    This was so beautiful!!! I know Jessi enjoyed it too!!!

  16. Mrisol January 2, 2011 at 11:45 am

    WOW ….must try out those pumpkin pie pops! Fantastic job!

  17. Aubree Seaman January 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm

    I love everything about this party! The details bring so much inspiration for upcoming parties! Thanks for featuring them. :)

  18. diy-day.com January 3, 2011 at 11:18 am

    I like the pumpkin pie pops, which I’ve never seen before. But, unless they’re frozen, I can’t imagine biting into one without it falling off the stick and into pieces immediately…

  19. Anushka (SweetParty Designs) January 4, 2011 at 9:03 am

    absolutely beautiful! I really love this blog, and get inspiration from everyday.

  20. Tamara @ Stockeberry Studio January 4, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Lovely party! I love the blue and silver colors…very elegant!

  21. Mary January 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    This is so lovely! How did you create the backdrop? I understand there are fabric strips and crystals, but is that a piping structure you rented? I would love to figure out how I can create that same look for a shower I am planning. If you have dimensions, that would also be helpful. Thanks!
    mplnews (at) aol (dot) com.

  22. Gracie January 11, 2011 at 9:12 am

    With all the work you Ladies put into this, I knew it was going to be special, BUT WOW !!!

  23. Jen January 12, 2011 at 7:59 am

    My SIL thanks you in advance for giving her the most AWESOME baby shower ever!!

    http://www.monogrammedeverything.com

  24. rivernorthlove January 19, 2011 at 8:38 am

    Love this! Love the winter theme, and that baby carriage is so precious! Can’t wait to share! thanks.

  25. Sandy December 2, 2011 at 11:37 am

    I’m so in love!!!!

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