Monday, March 2, 2009

Bridal Shower with a Retro Vibe

I am currently brain storming about a bridal shower that I am going to be designing for the spring. I am planning the event with the bride's sister, I have never met the bride and I am trying to get a good idea of what she likes. She is 21 so I would like to keep things fun and traditional at the same time. Her sister says that she is not very prissy or fussy so I don't want to bombard her with lace and pearls. I'm thinking that a retro inspired, but not too kitchy shower with lots of bright colors may be just the ticket! I would love to take some traditional elements ( like the tissue paper bells ) and put a modern spin on them. For instance, maybe with the bells... hang them in clusters the way you more commonly see these days with paper lanterns, from colorful fabric ribbons?Here are some images that have inspired me so far! Please chime in if you have any ideas!