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Let It Go with Pink & Glitter! Tinuke Odunfa Shares Steps for Getting the Snow Princess Decor

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Princess Baby Shower 1Some readers have requested theme party décor. So, here’s what I did for y’all.

It turns out my sweet friend Evy’s baby shower was on Saturday, so I whipped up some quick and easy DIY party décor solutions. This is her second child, the first one is a little boy. She is expecting a little girl now and we are all super excited. I can’t wait to meet the little angel: we all can’t wait.

For the theme, we picked a gender specific one so everyone knows she’s expecting a little girl, and of course, something that the mother might enjoy. We went with “Snow Princess”. It’s girly, it’s cute and it’s fun.

On the other hand, if this were my child, the theme would probably be “independent boss baby”. There would be lots of pink money, the cake would be a massive crown, and everybody would have to come in a pink, lilac or white suit. We would dance to Beyonce and Taylor Swift all day long. And that would be okay because my friends understand me, so it would not come as a surprise. I digress.

Back to this wonderful, magical pink wonderland of a party that we’re planning. The goal is to create some semblance of snow and of course make the mom-to-be look like a princess. Note: go crazy with the pink, add some metallic: gold or silver.

The items we will be making are: (Follow the simple steps in the graphics to achieve these items)
1. Snowflakes. Note: cut with scissors

Snowflake cutout
2. Pink or white tissue paper tassels (or both) Note: Tie and hang with fishing wire.

Tassels
3. Party Banner. Note: Hang it with a fabric ribbon

Name Banner

These ones are pretty easy and basic:

1. Circular disposable place mats: Draw a circle on wrapping paper of your choice with bowls and cut out with scissors.
6-fold
2. Customized balloons: Cut out shapes of your choice and stick on already blown balloons with double-sided tape.

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3. Princess champagne glasses: Tie bows in fabric ribbons on the champagne flutes or wine glasses.

Princess Glasses
4. Princess Candles: Cut strips of wrapping paper and wrap around led candles.
Princess Candles
This is a 7 in 1 DIY. We had a great time at the baby shower but I had to do a recreation of the décor in my office. Don’t say I didn’t put in work for y’all.
Princess Baby Shower 1

Princess Baby Shower 2

Princess Baby Shower 3
Please don’t forget to share pictures of your completed projects with me when you attempt any of the DIY projects. Tag me on Instagram @lagosinteriordesigner and Twitter @tinuke and or hashtag your pictures #liDIYers
Also, please make suggestions for DIY projects that you would like to see. Someone may get an awesome, cheap and cheerful solution for their home or party in the process.
Happy DIY-ing.

Tinuke Odunfa is the CEO and head Interior Architect & Designer at The 4th Place Company. She is an artist and designer that is invaluable for her swift out-of-the-box idea generation. Follow her on Instagram: @lagosinteriordesigner & twitter: @tinuke. Her company website is www.4thplace.ng

9 Comments

  1. fleur

    March 22, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    Interesting. Pretty. Is this a winter baby girl? what about tropical rainforest, desert, Sandstorm (bronze and glitter gone crazy ) or beach themes that are more relevant to our home? what about cultural themes using our fabrics and precious natural assets like Seashells, etc.

    • Girlio

      March 22, 2015 at 1:36 pm

      But she said this was inspired by the movie frozen now! Abi African ppl did not watch frozen?

    • Jerry

      March 22, 2015 at 5:28 pm

      Maybe the baby actually IS a winter baby. Like people even have their babies in Nigeria anymore

    • Trisha

      March 22, 2015 at 6:43 pm

      I think you should be less negative. You could have written ur name in Yoruba or Igbo instead of in French. Hypocrite!

  2. Bola

    March 22, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    Omg, I love it

  3. Trisha

    March 22, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    This is just lovely. Can I request something 😀 Bridal shower. Please and thank you in advance

  4. Honcho

    March 22, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    Cool. I’ve always wanted to know how to cut out a snowflake. Trying it.

  5. DAMI

    March 23, 2015 at 5:37 am

    Awesome. creativity at its best…….muahhhhhhh… can we get bridal shower ideas inspired by the Great Gatsby 🙂

  6. DOO

    March 23, 2015 at 8:35 am

    very creative!!!!

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