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May 04, 2011

Inspired by Ashley’s Vintage Garden and Blueberry Bridal Shower

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It was such an honor and a privilege for me to throw Ashley her vintage garden and blueberry bridal shower! You saw the gorgeous inspiration and I loved seeing it all come to life. The outdoor bridal shower took place at my parents home and I think I’m going to start renting it out as a party venue because when I got the pictures back from Dave and Sandy, I nearly died. I called my dad right up and told him it’s official, “I appreciate the house we grew up in now as adult way more then I ever did growing up.” Thanks again dad for letting us have our party at your house!!

Lauren and I are always taking note on what Ashley likes at the office so of course we had to include some of her favorite design elements: Herbs, gardens, vintage books, delicious desserts etc.. We surprised her with a Vintage Garden shower complete with a “Plant Your Own Love Garden Station” which served as an interactive way for guests to have fun together and take away a cute favor too. We played a quiz to see who knew the most about Ashley and Tyman and teamed up with her family to make her favorite home made foods for lunch.

Thanks so much to everyone who came together to create this shower with us: Dave Richards Photography ( for capturing Ashley and her special day perfectly), Jesi Haack ( who showed up at 8am that day with a van full of props and decor items to help me with design and layout,  JL Designs ( for all the herbs, pots, and plants ) Kacee Geoffroy (for beautifying the bride to be) Plush Tan (for giving us a golden glow) OC Prop Girl (for your fabulous vintage vanity we used for our beverage station) Mintwich Design ( for all the lovely stationery you put together), Courtney Toney from Joyful Joyful ( for the amazing burlap “Love in Bloom” sign) and La Tavola Linen ( you know how obsessed I am with your collection– this burlap linen is one of my faves) And of course I can’t forget to thank Ashley’s Maid of Honor Bre and her mom as well as Be Inspired PR Lauren ( who helped me  plan surprise elements and order items off etsy, while we were working at the office alongside Ashley. I am grateful to you all!

ASHLEY WE LOVE YOU AND WE ARE SO EXCITED FOR YOUR WEDDING ON SATURDAY!!!!!

Flower Stand look familiar?

Potted sage, rosemary and mint adorned our tables

Remember those gorgeous Jose Villa images?!

For Ashley’s shower gift, I bought her these custom garden spoon markers off of Etsy and had the seller make one that say “Ashley and Tyman” with their wedding date!

Jordan from Mintwich made cute little popsicle stick markers for our potted plants that said ” Love In Bloom” “5.7.11”, and “Ashley and Tyman”

Our vintage vanity we borrowed from OC Prop Girl to use as our beverage station!

Blueberry Pies!

Homemade chocolate mint pudding that look like mini pots!!

Courtney Toney from Joyful Joyful made Ashley this super cute sign we hung on the palm trees by all the shower gifts.

Ashley and some of her bridesmaids holding our Love In Bloom Sign!

Pot your own plant!!

Ashley opening her gifts!

We love our gorgeous bride to be!!

Photography: Dave Richards Photography
Design and Production: Be Inspired PR
Co-Designer: Jesi Haack
Props: OC Prop Girl
Flowers: JL Designs
Location: Private Residence
Hair and Makeup: Kacee Geoffroy
Papergoods: Mintwich Design
Sign: Joyful Joyful
Linens: La Tavola Linen

**Please do not take these images from our blog without our permission! Thank You!**

  • http://daverichardsphotography.com Dave & Sandy

    thank you so much for asking us to capture this special day for Ashley! Everyone did such an amazing job putting it all together and we both had a great time! Congrats to Ashley + Tyman!!

  • http://shimmerandsilk.com Jessica [Shimmer+Silk]

    Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!! Seems like it was very “her!” Great job =)

  • http://twitter.com/weddingPR weddingPR

    Love is in Bloom! A vintage garden shower we threw for @weddingPRashley books, herbs, blueberries & a FLOWER STAND! http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://twitter.com/weddingbee weddingbee

    A beautiful bridal shower for @weddingprashley ! Blueberry pies, oh my :) http://ht.ly/4NegV

  • http://twitter.com/kellee_k kellee_k

    LOVE IT! #congrats ASH XO…RT: @weddingbee A beautiful bridal shower for @weddingprashley ! Blueberry pies, oh my :) http://ht.ly/4NegV

  • http://www.twitter.com/lindshowie linds

    it just doesn’t get much cuter than that!!!! SO EXCITED AND HAPPY FOR YOU!!!

  • http://twitter.com/daverichphoto daverichphoto

    Vintage garden shower for @weddingPRashley! Thks to @weddingPR @jesihaack @JL_DESIGNS @ocPropGirl @mintwich + many more! http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://twitter.com/ChicWedding ChicWedding

    Gorgeous images. Congrats Ashley! RT @daverichphoto: Vintage garden shower for @weddingPRashley! http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://twitter.com/grnweddingshoes grnweddingshoes

    LOVING @weddingPRashley’s vintage garden shower! Congrats Ashley + all the talented vendors who planned/designed it! http://ow.ly/4NgFD

  • http://twitter.com/cara_williams cara_williams

    @weddingPR @weddingPRashley love the plant your own love garden station! what a lucky bride!

  • http://twitter.com/weddingPR weddingPR

    @grnweddingshoes @weddingbee thanks for your tweets+sweet words=You girls are the best! So EXCITED for @weddingPRashley! http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://www.bowtieandbustle.wordpress.com jenn {bow tie & bustle}

    This is such a gorgeous shower! Loving all the herbs and potted plants. The vintage details are to die for!

  • http://twitter.com/weddingchicks weddingchicks

    RT @weddingPR A vintage garden shower we threw for @weddingPRashley books, herbs, blueberries & a FLOWER STAND! http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • Constance

    LOVE it all!!!!!! xoxo

  • http://twitter.com/jesihaack jesihaack

    I die. RT @weddingPR: A vintage garden shower we threw for @weddingPRashley books, herbs, blueberries & a FLOWER STAND! http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://lover.ly Kellee

    Ashley-
    You look absolutely gorgeous in these photos! The decor and food look amazing. I’ll be thinking about you all weekend as you prepare for your big day!! XO from NYC -kellee and oliver

  • http://www.blog.thecelebrationshoppe.com Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe

    Simply beautiful! I love all the earthy tones. Divine.

  • http://twitter.com/weddingPR weddingPR

    THANKS to @daverichphoto @jesihaack @JL_DESIGNS @KaceeGeoffroy @mintwich @plushtan for making this dream day happen http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://twitter.com/weddingPRashley weddingPRashley

    My bridal shower was more than I ever could’ve imagined. Thank you so so much to everyone that helped!! Perfect day :) http://su.pr/2qJrcV

  • http://twitter.com/KaceeGeoffroy KaceeGeoffroy

    @weddingPRashley your shower pics are so fun!

  • http://www.emilysteffen.com/blog Emily Steffen

    SO CUTE! I love the blueberry pies! :)

  • http://1011makeup.com 10.11. Makeup

    oh my goodness this is adorable, and you are stunning!

  • http://oh-lovely-day.blogspot.com chandra ~ oh lovely day

    So cute and such great ideas! What a lucky girl :) Can’t wait to see wedding photos!

  • http://www.ocpropgirl.com ocPropGirl

    Ah! I looooooove this! Every detail is amazing! So glad my vanity fit in so well :)

  • http://www.jesihaackdesign.com jesi haack

    wow, leila & lauren, you girls just blew this up! So blessed to have played a teeny part :) Love you girls!

  • http://boukates.com Katie@boukates

    Fantastic!! I love this-what a lucky girl to have such creatively wonderful friends!

  • Kristin

    I love the green one shoulder dress! Where is is from?

  • http://hitchd.posterous.com Takara

    this was beautiful :) way to go and congrats!

  • http://www.visionsweddingboutique.com Jenee Elmer

    Love this!! What a wonderful shower! Congrats

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  • http://midwestgirly.blogspot.com Melissa

    Wow this is amazing and dream shower for me. I am going to have to bookmark in case I ever get married!!

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  • Ashley

    I love this shower!!

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  • Stephanie

    I LOVE THIS!!!

    • http://www.inspiredbythis.com/ Inspired by This Blog

      We do too!! Ashley is one lucky lady 😉

  • Stephanie

    I LOVE THIS!!!

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