There was definitely an array of pre-wedding celebrations this past spring. One of my favorites was a Gatsby themed shower thrown by my two maids of honor. I have always dreamt of a Roaring 20s themed wedding. This was the best way I could have had my wish. What is better than sunshine, sangria and excessive jewelry? Nothing.
The Shower was a surprise and held in my dear friend Bronwen's beautiful back yard.
The decorations were full of feathers, flowers and gems. Bottles of Pellegrino and photos of Jeff and I ran down the long banquet tables.
The ladies all sipped on lemonade and iced tea and gabbed about love and marriage in the hot April sun. It was enchanting to be sure.
We had the most delicious spread of summer fruits, veggies, tea sandwiches and salads. How amazing are those gilded paper plates?
We spent the early hour snapping our dashing ensembles (thanks Mom for picking my dress - it worked perfect!)
We were working those angles?
Taking ourselves very seriously...
After our late lunch we played romantic movie themed games starring some incredibly photoshopped posters of Jeff and I. We laughed over our cocktails and guessed at famous movie quotes about love. And then it was on to opening gifts!
I had many little helpers, who made a movie trailer of the day. It was the sweetest - and is coming to a YouTube channel near you!
Among my favorite gifts were a french press and monogrammed Henri Bendel NY bags! One would say at this point, I was A.L.L in.
It was so nice to a little bit of family there too!
Jeff and I couldn't be more blessed.
Thank you to my best friends Loee for knowing me so well! This was a dream.
Hostess' with the mostess'
The best Maid of Honors a gal could ever ask for.
Let's just take a minute to recap the fab fashions my friends all donned for the occasion...
A little party never killed nobody.
~ A ~