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Little Miss Momma: Vintage Baseball Party

Friday, November 12, 2010

Vintage Baseball Party

Vintage Baseball Baby Shower
{in case you were wondering, it was a big HIT}
Get it, "hit", as in home run?!

A dear friend of mine is preggo with her second little boy, and it's safe to say that their boy-filled home is a bit crazy about all things sports.

But rather than throw the typical "sports" themed party, Nina {of Momma Go Round} and I decided to spice things up a bit with a vintage inspired theme.

Oooooo, Ahhhhh!

Here is our glorious invitation designed by none other than NINA {mad design skills, I tell ya}.  She even sells these invites for a crazy cheap price in her Etsy shop {along with nearly ALL the other printable decor you'll see at this party}.

BTW: We realized {after the invites had been printed}, that we forgot to include the time. Oooopps! So Nina threw together this filler card, lol.

We used my kitchen table to set up all the typical yummy sweets found at a baseball game {and then some}.
Accented with a "Concessions" banner.

Outside we set up a few little "conversation areas" with baseball themed treats for our guests to snack on.

Gotta have Red Vines, Baby Ruth's Boston Baked Beans and Big Chew at a baseball game, right?!

These puppies make me smile--cupcakes have that effect on me.
Especially cupcakes with homemade frosting and scalloped toppers {also found in Nina's shop}.

 And check out this fabulous baseball diamond shaped fruit platter, designed by the guest of honors Momma! How creative is that?!

Now DON'T look too closely at these janky chocolate Oreo's that are supposed to look like baseballs.
Apparently my pastry design skills are sub par.

Gotta have Cracker Jacks at a game!

And cotton candy, of course!

We served a light lunch, baseball themed of course!
We whipped up these hot dogs and wrapped them in foil, Dodger stadium style. 

We found these adorable mini coke glasses at the dolor store {2 for $1} and knew we HAD to find a way to incorporate them. I cut down the straws to fit in the cups.

 Nina whipped up these water bottle labels for the perfect finishing touch to our beverage table {also available in her shop}.

 We made a banner that said the last name of the baby and then "field".

For added effect, I turned on my patio "mood lighting", lol.

Closer look at the cupcake toppers.

I made 3 of these Pom Pom's using this wonderful tutorial from Organize and Decorate Everything.

And that pretty much sums up our fab party!
Like I said, it was a home run!

Head over to Momma Go Round for more about this baseball party!

Party On!

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At November 12, 2010 at 12:14 AM , Blogger Amanda X said...

Quite possibly the cutest shower ever!!! I love everything. Especially the consessions stand. Every single detail is perfect. Way to go. You are an inspiration!

At November 12, 2010 at 4:43 AM , Blogger Crazy Wonderful said...

Insanely adorable :D

At November 12, 2010 at 4:57 AM , Blogger Carmen @ Life with Sprinkles on Top said...

I love everything! So cute! This would be great for a little boy's birthday too. :)

At November 12, 2010 at 5:45 AM , Blogger Aubrey said...

so adorable. Lucky friend of yours!

At November 12, 2010 at 7:08 AM , Blogger Jenna said...

This is so sweet! Great theme. She has wonderful friends!

At November 12, 2010 at 7:10 AM , Blogger Brittany@Love Stitched said...

it turned out GREAT!! I love it!

At November 12, 2010 at 7:17 AM , Blogger Hillcrest Acres said...

Very cute!!!

At November 12, 2010 at 7:27 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a fun theme. Your oreo baseballs turned out great, Ashley! : ) I love the play on words and the infield banner. Way to go! What a lucky girl to have friends like you and Nina.

At November 12, 2010 at 8:44 AM , Blogger Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

Too cute! You and Nina need to come to my house next. :)

At November 12, 2010 at 11:33 AM , Blogger Free Pretty Things For You said...

missy this is absolutely too Adorable for words!!! I LOVE IT!!!

At November 12, 2010 at 6:57 PM , Anonymous Lia B said...

Love this! Your blog (and you) are a total inspiration!

P.S. and we LOVE our rings :)

At November 12, 2010 at 7:23 PM , Blogger Buttons in a cup mama said...

really nice ! Good idea !

At November 12, 2010 at 9:38 PM , Blogger Jessica the Jacked LDS said...

u are too good to be true my love. it's awesome.

ps, ur fingernail is dirty.

j/k made u look. hah.

At November 12, 2010 at 11:38 PM , Blogger  Justine said...

Oh this is too cute!

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At November 13, 2010 at 9:53 AM , Anonymous Leanne said...

What a cute boy baby shower. It would be fun as a birthday party too. You have so many fun ideas. I love the oreo baseballs. Thanks for mentioning me. I haven't talked to you for a while. I hope everthing's going wonderful with your family.

At November 13, 2010 at 9:57 AM , Blogger Kristyn said...

You two went above and beyond! Everything was so cute! Thanks again for the amazing baby shower!

At November 13, 2010 at 8:57 PM , Blogger Delia said...

You guys are amazing! Everything is so perfect and detailed. You have talent oozing from your fingers miss!

At November 14, 2010 at 4:16 PM , Anonymous happyfamilytravels said...

OMG -- so cute!!! Love it!!!

At November 14, 2010 at 8:47 PM , Blogger Unknown said...

Awesome party! I think I will have to adapt this idea for my sons first birthday in January!

At November 16, 2010 at 1:28 PM , Blogger Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam & Dylan Too said...

What an amazing party! I'm seriously impressed!


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