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Sweet "Little Man" Baby Shower

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You won't want to miss this! One baby shower, a gang of super crafty sister-in-laws, and a whole lotta love.

This is me and my four fellow sisssies-in-law on Jason's side.
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A couple weeks ago Val (left), me (2nd from left), and Ayla (2nd from right) threw a Little Man baby shower for our newest sister Maddie (middle), and Caleb (in Maddie's middle, he he). Krista (right) is due very soon as well!

Get ready for a lot of pictures. Scroll through, and pin for later!

We were able to rent out the clubhouse in my housing community for the shower. It was a great space to decorate. Clean and uncluttered. Got to love those vaulted ceilings!
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One of my contributions- this paper fan backdrop below. The small blue and green fans I bought ready made online, the larger ones I made myself from sheets of tissue paper. I channeled my inner 4th grader to remember how to properly fold up the tissue, a la those paper fans we all used to make out of construction paper. There's a handy tutorial how to make these from Trawler Girl. She used a glue stick, but I used scotch tape to hold them together.
good idea to use paper fans as a backdrop for presents or taking pictures #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

Val, or rather Val's handy hubby, made a 4x4 PVC stand to secure the fans onto. I tied some string in a grid pattern onto the frame, then taped and stapled the fans on.
easy diy tissue paper fans, so cute! #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

Peek a boo! We were hiding an ugly, non theme approved aerial photo of my neighborhood that was screwed into the wall. Can you see it through the fans?
easy diy tissue paper fans, so cute! #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

Val and Ayla created an amazing tablescape complete with custom art that became nursery art after the shower. On the menu: croissant sandwiches, Chinese chicken salad, fruit, and lots of sweet desserts <kissing fingers>.
tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

One of the decor frames that doubled as nursery art. One thousand diy points to Val for the handmade bow tie she added in there:)
tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

tablescape idea for mustache themed babyshower. Framed art doubles as nursery decor. Clever Nest #turquoisegraylime #littleman #hipsterbabyshower #glasses #bowtie #clevernest #bowtienapkins #babyshowergame

The bunting is also Val's handiwork. It definitely struck me once again how using a few bold elements completely changes a space. This bunting was simple, but loooooong. It draped around the entire room! And it totally completed our look.
baby shower idea- make an extra long bunting to reach all the way around the room for a big effect! #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

baby shower idea- make an extra long bunting to reach all the way around the room for a big effect! #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

baby shower idea- make an extra long bunting to reach all the way around the room for a big effect! #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

Mustached name tags for the family to wear.
chevron bow tie napkins with washi tape and family name tags. More ideas for a Little Man baby shower at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

special name tag for the mom to be, Little Man theme baby shower. Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

I got these mustache (dying!:), teal, and green polka dot balloons from Oriental Trading Co. online. I had planned to do a ton of balloons for a big effect, but apparently there is a helium shortage going on (?!). At least that's what I was told at two separate places I called. So to keep cost down I parred it down to a small bunch at each table. Yep, totally first world problems. :)
Aqua (teal), lime, and white baby boy shower. Balloons from Oriental Trading Co., links in post. Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

For one of our games we had the guests write cute, encouraging, or funny notes on a package of newborn diapers to make those 3am changing sessions a little less painful and a little more fun. Buckets that I had held onto from Andrew's nautical first birthday 2 years ago served as balloon weights slash sharpie pen holders.
Aqua (teal), lime, and white baby boy shower.  Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

If you have a mustache party, you kind of have to put one on the diaper package newborn model. So I did. We totally should have played Pin the Mustache on the Baby.
Cute Little Man themed baby shower! lots of good ideas, Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas




Ayla made these super cute napkin and cutlery bow ties, securing them with some sparkly washi tape in the middle.
amazingly cute bow tie cutlery napkins. Use an inch or so of washi tape to secure it. Little Man themed baby shower at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

amazingly cute bow tie cutlery napkins. Use an inch or so of washi tape to secure it. Little Man themed baby shower at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

My freshly painted kelly green yardsale table matched the theme so we moved it into the space where it made an appearance holding goodie bags filled with cookies for the guests to take home.
Little Man themed baby shower. Could also be a first birthday party. Lots of cute ideas at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

Little Man themed baby shower. Could also be a first birthday party. Lots of cute ideas at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

Little Man themed baby shower. Could also be a first birthday party. Lots of cute ideas at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

Little Man themed baby shower. Could also be a first birthday party. Lots of cute ideas at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas
We had a great time celebrating the soon-to-be newest member of the clan.

And, Caleb didn't disappoint! He arrived a whole week early, and so.darn.cute!
Little Man themed baby shower. Could also be a first birthday party. Lots of cute ideas at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas
Omigosh. Auntie loves you, little mister!


    

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Little Man themed baby shower. Could also be a first birthday party. Lots of cute ideas at Clever Nest #aquagraylime #boysfirstbirthday #hipsterparty #littlemantheme #clevernest #babyshowergameideas

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