We love this idea! Rather than hosting a baby shower prior to her new addition being born, Emily held a shower to welcome her new baby boy Asher into the world.

This lovely idea is what some refer to as a ‘sip and see’, which allows guests to ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ over the baby, while mingling and enjoying some light refreshments. For the new parents, it’s an opportunity to get all dressed up and introduce the baby to friends on their own terms—hopefully lessening unexpected drop ins!

The event was put together by Emily’s older sister Laura, the founder of Arrow and Lace Designs. Laura says ‘You see, my sister has been there for me with my two children and being able to reciprocate and spoil her has been the best feeling.’

The colour palette of gold and white, paired with lush greenery en masse made for an elegant, but modern look. Laura explains, ‘This might not be your typical baby boy shower. White and Gold details don’t scream BOY, but the antlers and animals give it more of a boyish vibe.’

Over 20 clear balloons filled with gold and silver confetti floated in the air, with images from a recent newborn shoot hanging from the strings. Laura says, ‘Emily recently did a newborn photo shoot with Kristen Burr Photography and I was able to surprise Emily by having all the images at the shower which she hadn’t seen yet. We attached them to the balloons making it special for everyone to see.’

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Photography Kristen Burr Photography | Event planning + styling Arrow and Lace Designs | Floral styling Confetti Floral Design | Hire items Spruce Rentals | Balloons The Tom Kat Studio | Cake Reddy Made Cakes | Desserts Marsh and Mallow + Reddy Made Cakes