We had such an amazing experience at the Operation Shower Sunshine Safari event in San Diego last week! It couldn't have been a more gorgeous venue on the 14th green of the Torrey Pines Golf Course. The event hosted by Operation Shower, Birdies for the Brave and the Farmers Insurance Open honored 40 moms-to-be whose spouses are deployed members of the military. We were thrilled to be asked to design a tablescape for the event, along with nine other party designers. We were able to handpick products from Pottery Barn Kids to use in our design as well as use an adorable Sunshine Safari printable set by Paper and Cake. Here is how our table turned out!
To add a little more "safari" to the design, we used craft paper to cover a hat box to place the centerpiece on and as a background on our napkin rings. We also made chair garlands using brown coffee filters, tied with ribbons.
We set a tube of shimmer gumballs tied with a tag at each place setting to add color and sweetness! We ordered carnations from a local florist to complete the design and add color.
We wanted to give a little gift to the moms at our table, so our fabulous vendor, Cupcake made custom necklaces hand stamped with a baby carriage on them for these deserving ladies!
The cake by Hey There Cupcake was a perfect centerpiece for the dessert table! Breathtaking!
So many sweet treats from so many sweet vendors!
I tried to take photos of each tablescape, so here is what I captured! There are professional photos floating around Facebook, but I haven't had a chance to download and check them all out yet!
table design by hostess with the mostess
table design by paper + cake
table design by thoughtfully simple
table design by maddycakes muse
table design by your bash!
table design by cupcakes + cutlery
table design by blissful nest
We had a few wonderful mommies at our table including Chevette above, who was overwhelmed by all of the incredible gifts from sponsors. What a doll she was!
More happy mommies and the amazing woman behind Operation Shower, Leann Morrissey.
molly, toni, sarah, kim
We were thrilled to hang out with Sarah from Pottery Barn Kids again! She has her own little one on the way!
A big thank you to Amy Belle Isle for inviting us to be part of this beautiful event!
We will never forget it and look forward to helping again soon!