Friday, September 26, 2014

36 days and counting ..

We are in the home stretch of planning a wedding and we are so excited! It's been eight month since the engagement and the preparations began. Our to do list is definitely getting shorter. Throughout the planning process, I've been torn between sharing posts of the progress or maintain the surprise and delight for guests at the big event. I've gone with an middle road approach - sharing snippets on instagram, but letting most details be a surprise. I'm looking forward to blogging about some of the highlights of the planning process and sharing behind the scenes details after the celebration.

Check out the sneak peaks on instagram at #carriedavid or  

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hello, my name is ...

I had the pleasure of helping plan a baby shower for a great friend this past weekend. One of my contributions for the event was name tags for the guests. I love cute name tags for parties especially showers where many of the guests will not know each other. Not only do they help break the ice, but also make a great memento of the occasion. I have 6-7 hanging on my Christmas tree and love to remember the special event they were a part of.

Name tags also work great as place cards or escort cards depending on the occasion.

This weekend's shower had an ice cream theme so we had to have mini ice cream cones! Felt, pom poms and puffy paint chocolate sauce topped off with sprinkles and cherries. A simple card stock banner held each person's name.

These name tags are definitely not a boring sticker! These paper and ribbon flowers had leaves with the guest's name and relationship to the guest of honor.

 Name tags with a Mexican theme perfect for a Fiesta themed Bridal Shower.

Felt cows with paper straws were ready to celebrate at a milk and cookies Baby Shower.

Regardless of the theme, a cute name tag is something everyone will want to wear!