Minnie Mouse themed Bridal Shower - with pictures!

Discussion in 'Disney Weddings and Honeymoons' started by Emwit27, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. Emwit27

    Emwit27 Mouseketeer

    Jan 6, 2007
    Okay, so less than a month to go and I never got around to doing a Planning Journal. But I thought maybe you guys would like to see some pictures from my Minnie themed bridal shower last weekend. This will be good practice for my future wedding TR so here goes. Wish me luck!

    My shower was thrown by my DF's sister and mom. They were so kind to offer to throw me a shower. I didn't think I would have a shower, being that my 4 BMs live in 3 different states. Gab, my future SIL, offered to throw the shower at her home Seattle which worked out well because my parents and 2 of the BMs live in the Seattle area. And it's only about a 3 hour drive from where DF and I live in Portland. So we packed up the car and headed up there for the weekend.

    Before I get into the shower I have to explain some things about my SIL. She is absolutely the most organized/detail oriented person I have ever met. Her wedding last May was absolutely amazing. She is creative and driven, which works out really well for party planning (and she happens to be a prosecutor...I would not want to go up against her...). I knew she was going to come up with a great shower. And I was not dissapointed.

    My mother and I arrived at the shower to find my friends had already arrived. They had a headband with Minnie Ears and a veil all ready for me. I happily put it on. I actually like this much better than the bridal ears in the park. Apparently SIL bought the ears and glued the veil on herself. I am going to wear it around the parks while we are at Disney. Here is a pic of me wearing them with my new toliet brush...which I am VERY excited about (no more carrying the brush inbetween bathrooms!).


    Next up we had a great meal complete with hummus and feta (yum!), brocoli salad, chicken skewers with peanut sauce and Sangria. It was absolutely fantastic!



    Next up we played a game and I opened some gifts. I had sent SIL the link to this board so she could do some research for her trip (first time to the World). She had read about how you can send Mickey and Minnie a wedding invite and get a response. She sent Minnie a Bridal Shower invite and she got me an autographed pic of JUST Minnie. It is so cute (I was pretty excited)!


    She had also done some research and found this sign. For those, like me, who do not read Hebrew is says 'Mazel Tov'. How great is this??? It has Mickey and Minnie on it!


    After some more games and presents it was time for cake. SIL suprised me with a cake from Cold Stone. I love, love, love Birthday Cake Remix. She contacted my DF and he told her she had to get me the Birthday Cake Remix Cake. Let me tell you, cake batter ice cream AND cake is wonderful! Here is SIL carrying the cake. She found a dress just like the Minnie dress on the shower invites! I told you, she is big into details...I thought it was so cute!


    We also had cookies.


    People always post pictures of the food they have at DW and I drool over it. Well, here you go!


    And the big surprise of the day...SIL and MIL presented me with a book of wisdom. They had my friends and family that couldn't come to the shower send their words of advice on marriage. It is really neat!



    So that is about it. I wanted to post the great pictures and possibly inspire some BMs out there with shower ideas. I could not have asked for a better shower. It was amazing!
  2. princessdisneybelle

    princessdisneybelle DIS Veteran

    Sep 24, 2006
    Oh I love your pics. We had the same cake top! You look so cute in your Minnie Ears.
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  4. jasonandlisa

    jasonandlisa Mouseketeer

    Mar 18, 2007
    Thanks for sharing! It looks like you had a great shower. Hope your wedding turns out just as well!!
  5. VistaLeigh'smommy

    VistaLeigh'smommy <font color="darkorchid">vista is my kitty<br><fon

    Jan 22, 2005
    Adorable!!!! I love your sil's dress! I can't wait for your planning journal/trip report!! Those ears will be perfect to wear in the park!
  6. mmmsarah3

    mmmsarah3 Mouseketeer

    May 29, 2007
    Thanks for sharing! Looks like you had a lot of fun!
  7. DisneyFairy19

    DisneyFairy19 Disney Bride 10-4-08!!! Annual Passholder!!! Been

    May 23, 2006
    WOW it looked like a fun party... Everything looks GREAT
  8. sunsh1ne

    sunsh1ne DIS Veteran

    Nov 9, 2006
    that looked like a great shower. the details were fantastic.
  9. lpizzuro123

    lpizzuro123 DIS Veteran

    Mar 30, 2005
    Love this idea for the party and I love your Minnie ears. I also like them much better then the bridal ears. can't wait to read more about your wedding.

  10. hmgolden

    hmgolden <font color=deeppink>Disney Bride June 25, 20

    Sep 19, 2003
    Looks like you had a great shower. And I love the book of wisdom. What a great idea!
  11. myprincessgirlisa

    myprincessgirlisa DFTW 12/4/97

    Jan 2, 2007
    what a great shower!!

    That sign is way cool!!

    I REALLY want to try that cake ,....stone cold, right?

    That book looks adorable!!

    congrats & you still can start a PJ!! but i cant wait to see your future TR!!!

  12. JJClemson

    JJClemson DIS Veteran

    Mar 26, 2006
    Looks like you all had a great time!! Love the Book of Wisdom idea! The cake definitely looks yummy :goodvibes
  13. celerystalker

    celerystalker <font color=green>Look! I'm yankeepenny!<br><font

    Jun 30, 2006
    What a great shower! I love the words of wisdom book to let friends and family who are too far away be a part of the shower!
  14. EllaDisney

    EllaDisney Mouseketeer

    May 31, 2007
    Beautiful pics! Awesome ideas!

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