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crafts: favors and flowers

April 16, 2009

Flowers for a Baby Shower

Flowers for a Baby Shower

Shhhh.. don’t tell anyone but I belong to a Secret Society. That’s pretty much all I can tell you about this amazing group of woman. Well, that along with how smart, charming, witty and down right fashionable they are. Ok, enough about the Secret Society.

A few weeks back we had a baby show for one of the girls. I got to be on the Decorating Committee, which basically meant I supplied favors and flowers. I’m a crafter who never really crafts so I get excited when I have a chance to be creative and make pretty things. But sometimes I get ahead of myself. Like in this case… I knew I wanted to do something in a box and only came up with the what part after purchasing the boxes. Not really a horrible thing BUT I waffled back and forth between a cupcake and cookies. Cookies won out because we were getting a fancy cake for the shower and the double cake thing seemed a bit redundant. Bad idea! Or maybe the bad part was using recipes I had never made before. I decided to go with two types of cookies, a chocolate chip cookie and a Martha Stewart Butterscotch cookie. Both turned out pretty crappy and I was honestly embarrassed to have my name attached to them. So much so that I didn’t even include the chocolate chip cookies in the box.

Even if what was inside the box sucked at least the decor on the box was cute to look at, no?

Flowers and Favor Boxes

Flowers and Favor Boxes

I got the idea for boxes adorned with ribbon and silhouettes from Sara Hicks Malone of Party Perfect blog. It’s a great blog so check her out.

Wedding of Sara Hicks Malone, Martha Stewart Weddings

Wedding of Sara Hicks Malone, Martha Stewart Weddings

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