Just a little over a month ago, my sister Lidia had a bridal shower. When I flew home that weekend...well I didn't have to much sleep! I flew in Friday morning...and I went straight to setting up, buying flowers, etc! It was crazy busy...but in the end it turned out beautiful! I was so happy that when I got home later that afternoon, I got a new backdrop in the mail from Drop it Modern. The timing couldn't have been perfect! We initially were not going to use the backdrop, but we all thought it went well with the shower...so we used it!
It was quite hard having to help plan this shower from another state. My sister Nicky and I were always researching on things at home, and we would skype each other all the time to talk things over, etc! That was our daily routine. But when it came down to having to go to the store and help with things, it was a little difficult. So my sister asked our friends to help her out! Lidia knew everything that she wanted, she just needed help putting it together, and that's where our friends Jennifer and Maria came in from Encore Events. Thank you ladies for helping us out, and helping us set up everything, etc! We couldn't have done it without you! *especially making those flower balls...those took forever! haha!*
Early Saturday morning, my mom, sister and I went to downtown LA at the flower district! OMG do I love that place! My sister had wanted different flowers for her flower arrangements...but I finally convinced her to change her mind, and got white mums! My mom had quite a good amount of mason jars, so that is what we used for our flower arrangements!
there were about 130 ladies at my sisters bridal shower! Sounds crazy, right?! Well...that's how us Romanian/American's do it! haha! I dont know any other way! During our bridal showers...we usually have a few people speak and give advice for the bride to be, sing some songs, eat and open presents! YES...presents! It's tradition for us to give presents at the bridal shower, in order to help the couple off with getting started in their new place together, etc. At a Romanian wedding...well basically there is no present table. We give money at weddings...in order to again, help start the couple on the right foot, etc. That's how we do it...and I absolutely love it! It's how I grew up...but I don't think I would have it any other way! It's such a blessing to know that you have an awesome group of family and friends to help support you like that! It shows they care, and how much they love you! :) Ok...back to the pictures! ha!
After Lidia opened up all her gifts, we decided to take pictures with the backdrop! I won't post too many pictures, because this post is long enough! ha! But I hope you enjoyed this little story, that is a huge part of my life ;)
backdrop: drop it modern
yellow and white flower balls: martha stewart
lidia's dress: sarah seven