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If the mother-to-be has been enjoying some crazy cravings during her pregnancy, a good old-fashioned pickles and ice cream baby shower theme might help satisfy her urges.
Pickles and Ice Cream is also a fun idea if you want to encourage a shower that's filled with laughter and good cheer.
Don't worry. At the party, you don't need to serve the pickles and ice cream in the same bowl together. Well. unless, of course, your guests are game for that.
But it is really fun to serve these two delicious delicacies in a bunch of unique ways.
Think Pickle Poppers and a Make-Your-Own Sundae Ice Cream Bar.
Your decorations should follow the pickles and ice cream theme too!
I created a Pinterest board filled with lots of great ideas to help you get the food and décor just right,
To get things started in the right direction you'll need some cute invitations to get the gang together and to let them in on the great theme you've chosen.
Really Cute Pickles and Ice Cream Baby Shower Invitations
We love the modern retro design on these really cute and whimsical pickles and ice cream baby shower invites. Aren't they just too much? The illustrations are super adorable and the pink and green colors let you use them for either a girl or boy.
Pickles & Ice Cream Baby Shower Postcards
Pickles & Ice Cream Baby Shower Invitation Postcard by ericar70
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Customize these pickle and ice cream postcards for use as inexpensive baby shower invites or the mother-to-be can use them to write her thank yous. Either way, we love the modern vintage illustrations of a jar of pickles and old-fashioned ice cream churn.
Don't Miss Our Pickles & Ice Cream Baby Shower Pinterest Board
Visit our Pickles and Ice Cream Baby Shower Ideas Pinterest board to find lots more adorable invitations and ideas for food and decorating using this awesome theme!
Get campy this Halloween with these fun Halloween invitations that will remind you of vintage Frankenstein, Dracula, Zombie and horror B-movies. Your guests will love your creative campy style and these invites can inspire your party decor and costume ideas.
Customize each of these retro camp Halloween invitations with your own party details for an awesomely cool Halloween Party. Each of these invitations comes with a white envelope or you can upgrade to a colored envelope of your choice.
Customize Your Favorite Retro Campy Halloween Invitation
Have A Campy Comic Book Style Halloween Party
This isn't Batman, but the Journey Into Fear will compel your Halloween Party guests to show up for a most excellent Halloween party.
Friendsgiving is one of America's newest Thanksgiving celebrations and I for one, love the idea!
If you're unaware of this fun new way to celebrate, Friendsgiving is a lot like Thanksgiving. There's lots of food and people to share it with.
Friendsgiving is traditionally celebrated on the day after Thanksgiving when there's plenty of leftovers to go around so there's very little cooking or stress. While Thanksgiving is usually reserved for family, Friendsgiving is a fun day to get together with your friends, give thanks and share a few laughs together.
Of course, Friendsgiving can also be celebrated at any time during the Thanksgiving Weekend.
Here's ten invites to help you celebrate a good old-fashioned newfangled Friendsgiving Day.
10 Friendsgiving Invitations
Millennials may be taking credit for starting this tradition but I remember watching the television show, Friends, when they had their Thanksgiving shows and I always thought how cool it was that the gang all celebrated Thanksgiving Day together. I never even thought about it becoming a "thing" or a new tradition.
If you're planning your first Friendsgiving, keep it light and stress-free. This one isn't so much about the food or even the turkey. In fact, a great way to celebrate is to have everyone bring some leftover food or dessert from their own homes and enjoy the potluck bounty.
If you feel a bit more daring or have more time, make some new food using the leftover turkey and vegetables as a jumping off point. Or if you plan it right, you can cook for both days on Thursday.
Just remember that the main thing of any Friendsday celebration is to spend quality time with your friends.
Everything else is just topping on the pumpkin pie.
Celebrate with Friends
This smiling Retro Pumpkin Carving Party Invitation reminds us of the 1980's. He looks a bit like the Kool Aid Man, only he's a pumpkin. OK, maybe not, but this invite is so cute and happy with an orange pumpkin face and ghoulish purple and black background.
Customize the back of this Pumpkin Carving Party invite with your own party details in neon orange and yellow with some more cute and cool pumpkins on the back.. The flat-card invites measure 5.25" x 5.25" and come with a white envelope or you can upgrade to a custom color invitation. Happy Pumpkin Carving!
Our Personalized Retro Vintage Teddy Bear Picnic Birthday Party Invitations Would Be Perfect!
We highly recommend this type of party for young ladies of just about any age, but this birthday party idea is also acceptable for the younger gentlemen that you know as well. In fact, our featured invitations would work for either a boy or a girl so feel free to use them for anyone.
As you might have expected if you've ever heard the song, this cute invite design features a slew of bears gathered together in the woods having a wonderful time. The invite uses a lovely retro vintage illustration that will have your guests wondering (and asking) where the heck you found them.
Your food choices should be anything easy to eat that you might find at a picnic and be sure to have a lot of Teddy Grahams on hand!
Have a Listen!
Adorable. Trendy. Fun!
OMG! I just came across the most adorable vintage-look Save the Date cards and I had to share them here. They look just like old-fashioned telegrams and with the growing trend towards modern-retro style, I think you'll love them as much as I do.
Aren't they fun?
The design uses tones of light and dark brown with black lettering. The typography will take you back to the days of typewritten notes and the information is shared in a very cute way to let all of your intended guests to STOP before making other plans on your big day.
The perfect holiday party invitations for EVERYONE!
These fun retro chalkboard holiday party invitations are meant to help you celebrate all of the good stuff during the holiday seasons.
Think of them as the "Seasons Greetings" of invites when you're ready to enjoy winter holiday celebrations with your friends and family of all religions, cultures and nationalities.
Merry Everything Vintage Chalkboard Holiday Party Card by fat_fa_tin
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The design features a black chalkboard background with fun white vintage-style typography lettering. There's also a couple of scrolls and holly leaves with berries to make things a bit more interesting and eye pleasing.
They're easy to personalize with all of the important party info such as date, time and location. You can order the exact amount that you need so there's no waste and each one comes complete with a standard white envelope.
These 5" x 7" invites are shown here on the "bracket" shape but you can customize them in other invite shapes to make them your own.
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And let us be the very first to wish you a MERRY EVERYTHING this year!
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