Baby Shower: Katie, Part 1

December 11th, 2008

It was an honor to host my friend Katie’s baby shower this last summer. I have finally gotten around to collecting all the photos so I wanted share them.

Let me start off by saying that this was by far my favorite event to plan and design. Katie knew that she was having a baby boy and his name would be Sebastian Sanchez. I decided to celebrate the new baby and his beautiful parents by illustrating them as a little owl family. I thought it would be fun to play up this icon and use it throughout the whole system.

I letterpressed the invitations on a press we have at my office.The party favors were packaged in a white pillow box that I affixed a sticker to. Inside was a fabric pattern and batting so each guest could make their own Baby Sanchez doll! I printed the pattern on printable fabric sheets that I ran through my Ink Jet printer.

More details and pics of the shower to come, so stay tuned!

21 Responses to “Baby Shower: Katie, Part 1”

  1. Johanna Says:

    This is so freaking cute. I love it. I may need to get your help for our baby’s 1st birthday. So adorable!

  2. Emily Says:

    This is so adorable! What a great idea…

  3. Kate@ Kids and Cocktails Says:

    That is so cute…and I’m even afraid of owls. Love you, you’re awesome!

  4. Katie Says:

    The pictures don’t even do justice how adorable this stuff is! Not only did Kathleen come up with this amazing design, she made the day unforgettable with her attention to detail and overall love of what she does. Kathleen is the next “it” girl on the design and inspiration scene.

  5. wanderluster Says:

    I just came upon your blog via Style Me Pretty – and I’m so impressed. Love what you’ve featured so far, especially the shower. I’m expecting my first baby in April so I love these sweet ideas. I’m adding you to my blog reader!

  6. Catherine Nerino Says:

    I also linked through from Style Me Pretty. I’m already loving your blog after a few posts. What an amazing idea for a baby shower. I didn’t know they had printable fabric available, so thanks for that tip. I look forward to lots of creative ideas and enjoyable reads!

  7. MrsParks Says:

    How stinkin’ adorable!

  8. Nikki Says:

    More more! please show us more wonderful ideas! So inspiring!

  9. Annie Says:

    This is simply amazing! So glad to see your talent!

  10. Liz Says:

    Love this! Such great ideas 🙂 The owl family so cute and create your own baby owl – TOO CUTE!

  11. Cre8tivegirl Says:

    This is beautiful, I love all of your details!

  12. Eileen Says:

    I love this idea! Gorgeous

  13. Veronica Says:

    Absolutely appreciate your creativity and your thoughtfulness of putting together a kit. Have many friends that are expecting and the more the help the better. Thank you~

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  15. Ed Says:

    This is too damn cute. Love the design & illustration.

  16. Angie Says:

    They’re so beautiful! I admire the effort you go to for your friends 🙂

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  18. Rachel (joliejolie) Says:

    this is such an adorable idea!the printable fabric turned out awesome!

  19. designjr Says:

    so cute! I love the little owl family and the party favors are a great idea – I’m going to have to find some printable fabric sheets!

  20. Catherin Valenta Says:

    Great stuff! I really enjoyed reading your blog.

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