Friday, May 16, 2014

Mary's 50's Housewife Bridal Shower

I enjoyed flying solo (literally) last weekend when I went back to Wisconsin for Mary's bridal shower. The theme was "50's Housewife".

These invites went out at the end of March. (Contact info obviously blocked.)
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We drank from mason jars and guessed how much different items cost in the 1950s. 
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This shower made it so easy to come up with practical prizes and decorations that will be used beyond the event.

Wooden spoon centerpieces (went to each of the bridesmaids).  
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Wash cloth party favors. 
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Cleaning product prizes thanks to my cousin Bridget!
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Nora was the youngest "housewife". 
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And Simon was the only boy.   
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Mary and her bridesmaids.
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Our authentic 1950s housewife - Grandma Helen!
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I loved seeing all of the different outfits that the ladies came up with!
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My mom made all of our aprons. 
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All the housewives!
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Thanks again to all of the bridesmaids for helping to pull this off! (And thanks again Bridget for the majority of these pictures!)

Next event: Mary and Andy's wedding!!!


Nicole Josephs said...

What a fun party! Your family always has such a good time. Happy Blessings to the (to be) newlyweds!

mary said...

Omg...between traveling anf wedding planning I havent been on here in forever. Can you send me the last pic of everyone on the front steps.
Thank you again...I LOVED it!!!

L Roper said...

I would love to get a PNG of your shower invitation so I can personalize it for a bridal shower we are doing. Do you share it or sell it? Thank you, Lynette

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