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Styling a baby shower with 3M party fixings

by Clare Mansell
Styling a baby shower with 3M party fixings

A few months ago I teamed up with 3M Command Strips for the launch of their range of party accessories which allow you to easily dress a room with decorations.

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They asked me (and my sister, Jane) to style a gender neutral baby shower. Of course I didn’t realise when I was doing it that by the time the photos were published, the choice of party theme would be quite so appropriate!

We used green and yellow as our base colours, they look fresh at any time of the year, but particularly during the spring and summer. It’s important to note that although it looks like we styled the table with spring foliage, the flower arrangements actually came from the lovely Sam at Rosadior who uses artificial flowers in all her creations. It’s extremely hard to tell them from the real thing even up close!

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The 3M products we used to help fix our decorations included balloon bunchers, ceiling hooks (used to hang the pompoms) banner anchors (for the ends of the homemade bunting) and mini spring clips (also used for the bunting, to lift it in the middle) A simple white cake was placed at the centre of the table and surrounded by food and flowers. We filled cheap baby bottles with sweets and tall glasses with marshmallows to provide interest at various heights on the table.

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Suppliers list :

3M Command Strips party decorating range – Stockists
Flower arrangements and cake topper – Rosadior
Tissue balls (hanging from ceiling) : Made by my sister
Cake : Tesco
Glass jar for candle : Three Gates Gallery
Bunting : Made by me
Baby bottles : Superdrug
Cupcakes : Waitrose

Just for fun, I also filmed a short time lapse video of us putting the look together…

You can see this baby shower featured on the 3M website and read more about the products.

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2 comments

Carie September 24, 2015 - 6:47 pm

ph the bunting hooks are clever – and I can’t believe those flowers are artificial- they look so real!

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El September 27, 2015 - 12:37 am

OH WOW! Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous! I wish I had known you/this, no wait, my friends had known you when I was having my kids!

I love the colours – it really stood out.

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