Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Pinterest-Perfect Wedding Shower

Back in May, I was blessed to have three wedding showers, thrown by my mother-in-law and sisters-in-law, a friend from church, and Mr. Handsome's aunts. The first one was very much a "Pinterest-Perfect" Shower. My oldest sister-in-law, Anne, headed up the decorating, and she and the other girls did a fabulous job.

The theme was "Love is Brewing." This mantle decoration is made of brown paper and string.


Anne and her sisters wrote cute sayings on bulletin boards covered with chalkboard paper. This one says: "Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue; 44 Days 'Til They Say 'I Do.'"


And this one shows the progression of our dating courtship.


Anne created a crossword puzzle with facts about Mr. Handsome and me and handed out prizes to the people who could fill in the most answers.


Guests were served refreshments and cheese cake. (My mother-in-law even provided special snacks for our gluten free guests.) The sign in this picture says "Have Tea with the Bride-to-Be."



On one of the walls in the living room, my in-laws hung pictures of us from our childhoods. They also had a station where guests could address an envelope to themselves (genius idea!), which made thank you notes a whole lot easier.


Then, of course, there were gifts. My mom folded all the wrapping paper and tissue paper so I could start off with a good supply as a new wife.



9 comments:

  1. Anonymous9/02/2015

    Awwwwwwww!! So sweet!!! :-)

    Thanks for sharing!!!!!

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  2. Anonymous9/02/2015

    Oh that's so lovely thank you some have for sharing. Please keep sharing. Xo congratulations from Australia. TG 💕

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  3. Anonymous9/02/2015

    Beautiful. Great idea for all the tissue paper :)! Very resourceful
    Alexis

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  4. Who is Ellie? You didn't say who she is.

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    1. Hi Barbara,

      I'm the author of NashvilleWife.com. I write two other blogs as well. Glad you stopped by!

      Blessings,
      Ellie

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  5. Anonymous9/04/2015

    I have a question :-) Hope you do not mind!! :-)

    What is your standards on what you wear? Do you wear jeans? or just skirts and dress? ( like me :-))

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  6. Rosemary9/06/2015

    Your dress is super cute! Where did you get it? Continued blessings on your marriage

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    1. Hi Rosemary,

      Thank you! The dress belongs to my sister-in-law. (Her clothes always seem to be cuter than mine.) She purchased it while on a mission trip in Mexico.

      Blessings,
      Ellie

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