May 04, 2010

Easy gift wrapping idea and.........

the most beautiful bridal shower.

Keep going down for an ingenious wrapping idea
(if I do say so myself)

I just need to say this was the most beautiful party I have ever attended.
Every little detail was spectacular, as you can see.

Dean & Deluca catered the shower.

My pictures of the bride were featured.

So this idea came to me and it's a winner. I gave the bride something I will show you guys on Thursday for LYAGY but I had a huge surface space that I wanted to adorn. The bride has my sense of style so I went with this idea.
Tea towel rosettes.
Or kitchen towel rosettes as I have been told. I know in England they are called tea towels. Anyway- whatever you hang in your kitchen to dry dishes or hands with.

Everyone ooohed and awwwed over it and it was very simple.
Take the tea towel and fold it in half diagonally. Roll it up so you have a long "snake".
Then start wrapping it around tightly on itself into a round shape. Then pin it on the bottom with safety pins when you are done so it holds it shape. I only used 2 pins.

For the leaf I did the same thing but then just folded it in half and then back on itself.

So cute huh? Plus it's a useful wrapping idea too. The bride can use them once unwrapped.

Alright- get ready for Thursday!!

xo Emily xo


Alyson | New England Living said...

What an amazing bridal shower! Mine was no where near as nice. Great job on the photos and what a great wrapping idea!

andrea creates said...

That's a great idea for topping off a gift-so pretty!
The bridal shower looks beautiful too :)

Kristina P. said...

And I thought I threw beautiful showers! Wow, that is unbelieveable.

Love the wrapping idea.

Heather said...

what a gorgeous shower! I love the colors used, so bright and springy :)

Anonymous said...

Great idea! I could make it for Mother's Day this year, but I will try it with tissue paper since I have no Tea Towels around.

Textile and Stitch said...

That's a great idea! So pretty! I saw a similar idea in a shop recently where someone rolled a baby shirt, pants, socks and bib of organic cotton into little flowers and made a bouquet with silk flowers out of them...super cute too when you have a baby shower to attend :)

Martina said...

Hi Emily, wow, such a stunning parties and really awesome pix! Will copy that gift-wrap idea on the next occasion, and hope, someone i know is going to marry soon ;)

Andria said...

Lovely pictures! I want a bridal shower like that. Do you think my friends and family would throw me a shower even thought I've been married for almost 8 years?

Nancy said...

WOW! That is a beautiful bridal shower and WOW to the creative wrapping!

Rae said...

i want some more of that food right now!! Great pics em

The Haley Family said...

bridal shower, I was sure it was a mistype and it was the wedding reception. WOW!! Gorgeous and I love the rosette! Now, what painting did you give her>

Unknown said...

Superb!! Seriously it is the most beautiful bridal shower I have ever seen. Loved all deserts and decor ideas. The cake is simply astonishing. Want to use some of your ideas in arranging my friend’s bridal shower at one of New York wedding venues. Thanks for this amazing post.