Pucker Up Party and I knew the direction I wanted to go - lemons!! I love lemon treats, so I took the idea and ran. I knew I needed a vintage sheet - they had one at their party, and Amber is vintagey, so I thought it'd be perfect. A couple days before the shower I told my husband I was going to check some thrift stores to find one - he gave me the "good luck with that!" and I thought the same thing. But, I wandered into the first store, and there is was - $2 - perfect. Now that was surprisingly easy!
My mom has various old things and I borrowed several of the old-school mason jars from her for wildflowers, holding the forks/spoons, etc. It brought out the vintage feel. She also had several trays, etc.
I made pom poms using the tips from Homemade by Jill - she had me worried that they were going to defloof, so I made them (with help from my child sweat shop) about an hour before the party. But I let them hang around my house for a couple of weeks (why not!) and they still looked great, so for future reference I can make them a day or two ahead of time.
www.photographyedition.blogspot.com ) so I set it up there to frame out my wedding bouquet (I had it freeze-dried, and it's still here, 10 years (almost) later). Oh, and that brown box is to collect all the recipes guests brought in. And ignore that little boy who wanted to be part of the action - he isn't part of the decor: