Thursday, October 11, 2012

Something wonderful is growing

Okay, so first of all, no I'm not pregnant.

Last weekend, I traveled to Cleveland, Ohio for my best friend, Rachelle's babyshower! She will be expecting a little girl in early December, and I can't wait to see the little angel. I especially can't wait for her and Grace to meet. We are going to force them to become best friends just like their mothers. I don't care if they hate each other. They are going to be best friends, yes they are!

This fabulous baby shower was organized by the one and only Beverly Lam, along with the talented help of Nancy Fong, Esther Fang and Charlene (church friends of Rachelle's). Beverly and Rachelle have the most creative ability to plan and organize the most amazing parties. I haven't been to many baby showers, but this one, themed "Something wonderful is growing"looked like something straight out of a magazine. I wish I had their talent, but all I really know how to do is plan games. Haha.

The baby shower was hosted at Nancy Fong's beautiful home (thank you, Nancy for opening up your home and helping with the shower!) The decor consisted of a table filled with colorful ribbons and creative supplies for a hair bow making activity, a onesie display with various stuffed plush vegetable toys, lots of food, painted mason jars with lavender flowers... AHHH and so much more! See below!

Forgot to mention that Beverly is also expecting :) 

Love the colorful fruit display. I think that orange with the little pink pacifier is hilariously cute

Vegetable decorated cupcakes with assorted flavors. Made by Esther and Charlene

Spray painted mason jars with lavender flowers. 

Stuffed plush vegetable toys

Hanging onesie display and vegetable toys from The Gap

The wishing tree: Green Leafs- notes for Rachelle and Mike. Butterflies- notes for Maleia

Assortment of colorful ribbons, soft fabric and decorative items for DIY hairclips

End result!

Giant plush toy friends.

Being silly

Welcome Baby Maleia, we cannot wait to meet you!

The highlight of this trip was not only being able to see Rachelle, Beverly and be part of this baby shower, it was also being able to meet all of her friends from Church who have been praying faithfully for baby Grace. It was so nice to be able to put a face to all the names on the email chains that I've received over the past few months while we were in the hospital. We appreciate you guys so much and could not have gotten through these past few months without your loving support and prayers. Thank you again and again. I hope to see you guys again soon!


  1. When I first read the title.. I was like OMG! She's preggers!! ^__^ But then you had to settle that rumor right away. hahaha...

    OMG this baby shower looks amazing!! Those giant plush toys are so cute! My Hubby was about to buy them at Ikea for our furbaby to cuddle with. haha.. And that idea with the watermelon with the baby orange-head. Awesome!! I'll have to do that once one of my friends get preggers. :)

    xo - Sheila

  2. awww, it was SUCH a fun weekend, christy! and next time we shall bring ALL DA BABIES and it will be even better! :) thank YOU so much for all your help with the shower too, even though you had other more important things on your mind too!!!!!! :D love you!

  3. Love your blog! You have great style & the pictures are gorgeous! Followed you on bloglovin' (:


  4. what a lovely baby shower, so sweet!!
    thank your for stopping by my blog

  5. Um, most adorable baby shower ever!!! I love the idea of a hair clip station - that will be so special to see her little baby wearing all the clips you all made!

  6. What an adorable baby shower! everything is just perfect. Plus the hair clip station is such a creative and awesome idea.

  7. What a fun and cute baby shower!! Looks like so much fun!


  8. How adorable! I am suffering major baby fever and this didn't help.

  9. yesss you're right!! babies are sooo cuuuttteee
    I've two nephews as my little angel now...
    I also thinking about made a fashion kids for them!hehehe
    really funny <3<3


  10. It is always so nice to have nice friends around. It makes world of a difference. I love the idea of making clips. Thanks for visiting me and commenting. Following you. Hope you can follow back too on GFC and bloglovin.

  11. Muchas felicidades a tu amiga .
    Un Besazo

  12. i like the way you choose how to express your fellings through this blog.

  13. oh my goodness, so darn beautiful. Fabulous post, love. If you get a sec, I'd love if you'd check out my magazine feature. Eek! So exciting. xo

  14. Oh my, that is the most fabulous baby shower I've seen in a while. I love the idea of a hairclip station and that fruit display is the cutest. I'm off to pin these images. I do love a good party. Keep in touch.

    xx Jenee C.
    {camo meets couture}

  15. What an awesome baby shower! I haven't been to one yet, but when I am finally able to attend, I hope I'll be able to enjoy and support my friends in the way you do. Beautiful pics!


  16. What a beautiful baby shower! I love all the pictures. It looks like a grand party!

  17. What a cute baby shower! Love all the ideas that were used~ beautiful pictures as well.

    I actually found your blog through jenniferbin's. Great blog that you have! Please visit mine too :)

  18. I love going to baby showers. My best friend is expecting now and I can't wait till we do our baby shower for her. This is such a wonderful idea!

    Have a great weekend with your family.:)


  19. How adorable is this baby shower! You all are just precious!
    xo TJ

  20. This is precious! I'm going to pin the bows... what a great idea!


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