Monday, May 7

Mother's Day Brunch

My talented friend Cris McGrath from Crissy's Crafts set up a gorgeous display for Mother's Day that I've been so excited to share with you all. Cris used Amanda's Parties To Go's FREE Mother's Day Printable Set found here and created a lovely poolside soiree that I hope will provide wonderful inspiration for your own Mother's Day celebrations this weekend. Enjoy the photos.... details to follow at the end of the post.

Cris says, "Inspired by Amanda's Parties To Go free Mother's Day printable, I created a rich and vibrant Pre Mother's day Lunch. Amanda's gorgeous contemporary patterns but yet sweet design was the perfect combination to add style and color to our lunch. 

I wanted to have a summery feeling so I set the dinning table by the pool. To match with the printable, I made two no-sew table runners using coordinating fabric and ribbon. The runners were used as place mats. Lots and lots of colorful lanterns were a huge element to bring the summery feeling to our outdoor setting. 

Using the Mother's Day printable coordinating paper patterns, I embellished the vases to display big silk gerberas daisies and gorgeous flower balls that I borrowed from a friend. 

Before lunch, the guests enjoyed tomato basil bruschetta, antipasto kabobs and fresh fruit along with mint lemonade. For lunch, we served salad in parmesan bowl, grilled salmon and vegetable rice medley. 

The sweet table was simple and didn't have tons of sweets. Using a flower trellis as backdrop, I hang the gorgeous Mother's Day banner. The sweets include brigadeiro(brazilian fudge), mini cheesecakes, flower pops and marshmallow flower cupcakes. 

I found the perfect wrapping paper at Target and used to bring color to the sweet table. I also found the SIP napkins at Target and used as coasters for the mint lemonade glasses. I embellished the brigadeiros cups, lemonade glasses and treat bags using the coordinating paper patterns.

We set up a Planting Station for the children and parents to enjoy some spring planting. The children also had fun making a hand flower keepsake for their mommies.

Each mommy received a Bath & Body Works hand soap and a cute box full of kisses. 
It was a fun and relaxing afternoon surround by a beautiful setting.

Styling, food & photography: Crissy's Crafts  
Printables: Amanda's Parties To Go 


Tiffany@Fizzy Party! said...

LOVING This! You were one of the first blogs I ever followed. The colours POP, love, Gerber Daisy's, my fav, and free printables. What's not to love. The whole party is fabulous and you've got the inspiration juices flowing for me. You'd think I would have a Mother's Day idea by now but noooo, too many other parties swimming in my head. LOVING This party.

How Sweet It Is-A lifestyle blog said...

I love this! So pretty and colorful. I just found your blog and I am a new subscriber :) Love your etsy shop printables too.

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Laurie @ Stylin Savanna said...

OH MY GOSH! I love this!! it's a little to late to throw something like this together now but I am for sure pinning this to remember it for next year. AWESOME!

Victoria Mische said...

Your table is full of delicious dishes! I love everything on top of your table. This is pure eye candy. Love it!

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A Lil Something To Remember Party Cottage & Spa Parties said...

I Shared this but no Idea who it belong too but I Loved it I so Love Bold & Bright Colors. U did an AMAZING JOB ....

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Lula Schlanger said...

ADORABLE!!! You gave me a great idea for my daughter's first birthday party in June.

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