A Royal Affair Bridal Shower

I’ve received a few emails lately asking for some bridal shower inspiration, so when the lovely Vanessa at Alchemy Fine Events said she had a bridal shower she recently designed and would love to share, it was just so perfect! Lots of yummy and pretty ideas from their creative shower. Paula Luna of Luna Photo photographed the event.

A bit about the inspiration behind the day, Prince Charming came into mind when we thought about the special groom-to-be, so only a Royal Affair was appropriate for this luxurious bridal shower. Inspired by the backdrop of the gorgeous ocean view, shades of blues ranging from cobalt and aqua to teal were blended with warm amber glassware, silver and gold for a truly opulent effect.

The Tablescape Crystals glistened in the sunlight hanging off of tiered cupcake stands that were used in lieu of vases. Each cupcake tier was topped of with a single white mum. Flower balls created out of clusters of various flowers including spider mums, garden roses, lisianthus and daisies were displayed on tall elegant glass vases. For additional interest and warmth blossoming prairie stems were clustered with spider mums in teal Portuguese glassware and amber bud vases, while the Queen’s royal ceramic horses stood guard on each end. To top off the level of luxury, oversized cobalt crystal diamonds were scattered atop the table.

Handmade Nepalese navy, teal and gold printed papers were lined with gold and aqua ribbons to create custom runners and napkin rings for each place setting while name tags in the same custom shape as the invitation were tied onto the backs of each chair.

The Mimosa Bar Buckets of champagne and sparkling Italian sodas were served in hand blown blue champagne flutes accompanied by an array of juices such as blueberry (to match the party palette), pomegranate, and classic orange.

The Dessert Bar Sweet confections in shades of blues accented with gold, silver and white danced atop vintage mirrored trays, lead cut crystal candy dishes and gold risers. Scrumptious vanilla cake pops were made with aqua frosting and topped with candy pearls alongside aqua colored blueberry cake pops with vanilla frosting and aqua sprinkles. As a fun dessert centerpiece we created a jumbo cupcake topped with the initials of the bride-to-be, Prince Charming had never looked so sweet!

Thanks again ladies for sharing your work with us today!

Event Design + Stationery Design: Alchemy Fine Events & Invitations
Photography: Paula Luna of Luna Photo

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Comments

  1. Love, love,love this… The colour scheme is beautiful. The blue really pops. I think royal blue is my favourite colour of the moment.

  2. This is soo great! I actually just bought those turquoise glasses in amber color from Pier 1 the other day to do a similar thing for a photo shoot! Love seeing how other people are incorporating them!

  3. Opulent, stunning, gorgeous! Such an elegant bridal shower, love it!

  4. i love this! thanks so much for the shower inspiration, especially since I'm throwing my best friend a "something blue" shower in march!! :)

  5. p.s. next could you tackle themed bachelorette parties?!?! if you need something to go off of, i am throwing a nautical themed bachelorette party in may and could use some inspiration!!!!!! ha!

  6. Great point Jessica, this would work great as a 'something blue' shower as well! It is a good play off of 'Royal' blue, something blue and Prince Charming. Thanks for featuring us Jen!

  7. love all of the blue details!! i made cupcake pops for my nephew's bday last month! i was going to make a blog post on how to make those soon. i love how these ones have like sprinkles on top, thanks for sharing!

  8. This blue is gorgeous and I want a cake pop right now! Thank you for sharing this gorgeous event.

  9. I love the detail these girls put into their work, as if they are artists focusing on every last detail. Nice work Lollipop!

  10. OMG…I love all the blue hues and the details on the decorations. If you're interested we do carry "something blue" favors that can match any blue theme party.

  11. Beautiful! The colours are spectacular.

  12. These pictures are gorgeous. The blue decor is just right without being too….shall I say blue :) The mimosa bar is exquisite!

  13. Mimosa Bar idea is genius! So using that in the bridal shower I'm planning! Gorgeous details in this feature.

  14. Gotta love those Lolliladies and their fabulous design!

  15. The color scheme is nice! They picked a nice color. I am amazed with the way they paid attention to the details.

  16. Love the Mimosa bar. Love the decor. Love the Lolli Girls.

  17. beautiful!!!!! xoxo

  18. i can say first hand that this was a stunning event! the lolliladies have done it again; they outdo themselves every time with their exquisite attention to detail. i love how the variety of decor pieces, and different shades of blue, all came together. it was so gorgeous, chic, elegant, fun, and creative! amazing job ladies, thank you!

  19. so gorgeous! blue and white is such a fresh, clean combo!

  20. Navy blue is such an elegant color! The sweets look temtptingly yummy. Love the decors and the unique floral arrangements are quite lovely!

  21. Wow, this is gorgeous! I love bridal shower inspiration. I'll be linking.

  22. This is stunning! I am obsessed with blues this year. I love the play on royal blue and something blue. I will definitely be using these ideas!

  23. Crazy beautiful. Can't wait to see pics of the next event the lolliladies put together. They are creative and inspirational with every event!

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