Bridal Shower Inspiration

With my sister’s and my best friend’s baby shower both in the next two weekends I have been thinking about nothing but showers!  While a baby shower can obviously have a different twist, bridal showers and baby showers are equally fun to plan.  Here’s a look at some ideas to incorporate if you’re planning a shower.

balloonsBalloons galore!  I love how the room is saturated with balloons of different heights.  {Source}

table with windowsEmpty frames and windows can be an adorable backdrop.  {Source}

chalkboard welcomeBeing a school teacher and a calligrapher, you know I have a thing for beautiful writing on chalkboards!  {Source}

cupcakesThis is such a fun idea for a garden themed wedding.  {Source}

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DIY Decor

My sister is pregnant and we are in the stages of planning her shower.  I’ve been dying to go all out on decorations, of course using my DIY skills!  Here are some decorations I love, and think would be perfect for any wedding celebration.

diyI love these colorful rosettes.  Step by step directions can be found here.  This would make a nice backdrop for a wedding ceremony, present opening for a shower, or of course hanging decor over the food or desserts.

diy-tassel-garland-12Tissue tassel garland is also beautiful.  Please visit here for instructions.

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DIY centerpieceLooks pretty simple, right?  {Source}

What I love best about these ideas is they all seem to require very simple, cheap materials.  What are some of your favorite DIY decorations?  Please share some links!