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April Showers, part 2

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

The latest trend in welcoming baby is the Sip and See, a special party where friends and family are invited to mingle and coo over the most important guest of all, the new little one. Since we’re still celebrating our own exciting arrival – Vera Bradley Baby – it seemed a fitting time to ask Kim Stoegbauer of The TomKat Studio to share a Lilli Bell-inspired Sip and See that would make any new mom feel incredibly special and loved.

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

Our go-to party stylist extraordinaire shares her vision for a lovely afternoon with the shades of Lilli Bell and a memorable spread. “This color is so cheerful and full of life, it just elicits that feeling of celebration,” Kim said.

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

Watch the video for more party planning suggestions, including favors, desserts and decorations. Then come by Inside Stitch this Friday for a d.i.y. post featuring Kim’s adorable Lilli Bell crafts and printables so you can recreate the look.

April Showers ... a Lilli Bell Sip and See

Shop Vera Bradley’s collection of baby stationery for tinyprints, including invitations and birth announcements, at tinyprints.com.

9 Comments

  • Celyna says:

    Truly adorable

  • Teresa Young says:

    That cake is so beautiful!

  • Amanda Buccieri says:

    So in love with this! The colors & details are amazing 🙂

  • Maria C. says:

    I have never heard of a sip and see before! I am throwing a baby shower in the fall, and I am definitely using these suggestions!

  • Gitana says:

    Wonderful!!!

  • clairem says:

    Love clear cometic bag and scarf. Going to Paris in September and would like a new Vera Bradley bag and scarf to match!

  • -- S says:

    The Sip N See is supposed to be a party that the new mom throws for friends and relatives to see the newborn? And the new mom is supposed to go all out with the party invitations, decorations, cake and even a signature cocktail and goody bags for the visitors to take home? Have any of these people ever had a baby? For the first couple of weeks after the birth of the baby you are lucky if you have enough energy to take a shower and get dressed. VB please don’t guilt-trip new moms into doing this. If we want to feel inferior we’ll go to Martha Stewart.

  • Janine Burke says:

    Hilarious comment – yes – I think new mothers would prefer an hour of sleep to making cakes and pom poms but IT IS A WONDERFUL BABY SHOWER IDEA…just move it to BEFORE the babe arrives.

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