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This Baby Shower Puts The Cutest Twist on the Phrase “Bun In The Oven”

We are all for showers. They usually come bearing sweets and day drinking; the recipe for a weekend well spent. August In Bloom and DeLight Floral + Design have that recipe down to a pastel science. One that includes adorable bun in the oven details. We’re talking cinnamon buns, hot cross bun macarons, even a bun pinata. But what we really can’t get past is the gourmet burgers on pastel waffle buns. Whhhaaaattt? Sign us up. See the full spread captured by Simply Lace Photography right here.

Sara Sull and Mallory Cheung of August In Bloom were over the moon to celebrate one of their own in style. Sara’s sister, Shannon Siu, has a baby on the way and we wanted to throw her an unforgettable shower to welcome a new addition to the family while still keeping it the intimate gathering she was hoping for.

We dreamt up a bun in the oven themed party for our special mommy-to-be and of course the perfect venue was the cutest bakeshop in town! Pretty pastel invitations were sent to Shannon’s closest family and friends who were instructed to knock on a bright pink door that could not be missed.

Darling artisanal items such as a hand-illustrated welcome sign and our special guest, the baby bun piñata, greeted guests upon arrival. Lush blooms of Shannon’s favorite flowers filled the tablescape and guests dined on vintage mismatched china in front of a whimsical botanical wall.

The menu featured gourmet hand pressed mini burgers with pink and lavender waffle buns. Macarons disguised as hot cross buns, a sweet berry cake, cupcakes and cinnamon buns filled the sweet table. Cotton candy treats were gifted to all the guests as a thank you favor to take home.

Shannon described the party as charming, fresh and sweet with delicate details. We were so honored to have the opportunity to shower this new mom with gifts, love and well wishes for the baby!

Photography : Simply Lace Photography | Event Planning & Design: August In Bloom | Florals: DeLight Floral + Design | Stationery: Maison Maquette | Venue: Sweet Philosophy | Baker: Sweet Philosophy | Burgers: Burger Pawty | Chairs: Luxe Rentals | Cotton Candy: Fancypufs | Partyware: Confetti & Bows | Piñata : Big Ass Piñata | Signage: Love Lettering | Tables: Splash of Charm | Tableware: The Perfect Table

22 Off-the-Registry Baby Shower Gifts the Parents-to-be Will Love

Whoever invented the idea of a ‘registry’ is a genius, don’t get me wrong. But when it comes to baby showers especially, I loveee getting a little something off-the-reg—like say this adorbs romper! In a sea of diaper cakes and fitted crib sheets, nothing is more fun than a gift that will induce a surprise and smile effect. Check out these 22 ideas for a bit of inspo!

22 Off-the-Registry Baby Shower Gifts the Parents-to-be Will Love
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22 Off-the-Registry Baby Shower Gifts the Parents-to-be Will Love
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How To Get the California Beach Vibe in Your Bedroom

Last week we got a tour of what can only be described as a Newport Beach dream home. It came as no surprise with Blackband Design and Graystone Custom Builders behind all the pretty, and of course, Tessa Neustadt who did each room justice with her captures. The one room I kept heading back to The Vault for? This serene bedroom splashed with beachy blues. Get the look for yourself below!

Starting at top, left to right: 1. Leila Inlay Table | 2. Arianna Belle Pillows in Sayre Blue + Java Java Navy | 3. Barton Arm Chair | 4. Kenroy Clear Table Lamp | 5. Lurex White Braided Pouf | 6. Rebecca Atwood Leaves in Marine & Ice Fabric

15 Ways To Make Your One-Bedroom Feel Luxe
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15 Ways To Make Your One-Bedroom Feel Luxe
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