Almost a month ago my beautiful friend Jen married our awesome friend Reggie! I was so excited to celebrate with them but before we get to all of that I wanted to highlight some of the fun things I was able to make for her bridal shower.
It used to be that I always gave some risqué piece of lingerie to brides to be but lately I’ve learned that aprons are a really great gift for a new bride. Knowing that Jen really likes green, aqua and yellow I chose this amazing Michael Miller print for the bottom and went from there. I love the sweet appliqué with buttons and the color combinations of these three fabrics.
I also wanted to give Jen a couple of fun dish towels in similar colors. So I embroidered two flour sack dish cloths, (my favorites,) with a monogram for her and Reggie. So funny that they were another couple with two “J” first names just like Joy and John. I know I said our friend Reggie above and he’s actually a John that goes by Reggie. I actually love that the J’s in this monogram area little bit different instead of exactly the same but tilted to the left and right.
I wanted to make a simple hankie for Jen because I think they are sweet and it was fun to wrap up her gift with a little something that feels very classic wedding. I chose purple, since it was her wedding color and with a sweet scalloped edge it turned out perfectly.
My lovely Jen does not cook! So I know it seems a bit silly to make her an apron but to help her out I also bought her a copy of my favorite cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from my Frontier, and the hilarious 50 Shades of Chicken because I couldn’t pass it up. I mean if you haven’t seen it, google it. The photos in it are hilarious! I’m not sure about the recipes but it gave everyone a good laugh, especially Jen. I’m so blessed by my wonderful friend and I had a lovely time showering her with gifts at her shower.