I offered to throw a baby shower for one of my very good friends (friends since 4th grade say whaa?) I wanted to host a "classy" event with a limited budget. So I took out a 100.00 bill and told myself I couldn't spend a penny over. (now I turned it into a game.. is that my idea of fun? maybe.. but I have to entertain myself with Nate being gone )
Here is the break down:
All my decorations were DIY. I got some pretty scrapbook paper for the Lucy banner as well as the heart garland. The Tassle garland was made using this tutorial: Garland Tutorial
Balloons were purchased at Zurchers
These cute gold chevron straws were purchased at hobby lobby using a 40% coupon
The centerpiece was different things I had laying around at home. A gold bird cage, gold candle and then some tissue paper fluffed up to look pretty.
For the cups, plates. bowls-- These colorful plates cost almost $7.00 at Zurchers. Make sure you check out the dollar store first just to see what your options are. I even purchased most of the plastic serving bowls there too.
I wanted to keep the food simple, we ate fruit and yogurt dip, rolls with honey butter, assorted pink treats (cookies, taffy, candy)
I made Oreo truffles recipe here
as well as chocolate covered Rice Krispie treats.
we had Pink lemonade with Sprite to drink.
After everything I came in a little under $80 which is a win in my book, especially when thinking about how much I could have spent alone on decorations :)