28 Apr

“An Asian-Inspired Affair” – by The Wedding Chicks

Asian Bridal Shower

{by Guest Hostesses: Amy Squires and Jocey Canrinus of the fabulous new wedding website: Wedding Chicks: Sassy Weddings for Cool Chicks!}

Throwing a stylish soirée can be simple if you stick to a theme. We decided to throw an Asian-inspired affair and want to share our fabulous finds with you! Here are the party details…

The invitations were designed with our theme in mind and helped gift guests a taste of what was to come!

Color Palette:
First, we picked a fresh and modern palette of teal green, chocolate, and white.

Florals & Decor:
We chose a simple flower holder with a minimalist feel and placed a few willows, a sprig of orchids, and a few reeds of bear grass in the center, along with a single floating orchid at the base. Rice bowls played up our Asian theme and coordinated well with low, circular serving dishes. We used a variety of favor boxes – each filled with delectable chocolates – to spice things up!

Our menu consisted of garlic shrimp resting on a bed of buttery rice, along with blackened chicken spring rolls with a honey cilantro pesto sauce. Dessert was a scoop of refreshing green tea ice cream.

Resources & Credits:
Invitations by Joceybella Invites {joceybellainvites.com }
Favor Boxes by Chasing Spayde {chasingspayde.com }
Ceramics by Noah’s Pottery {noahspottery.com }
Catering by Sundried Tomato Café {thesundriedtomatocafe.com }
Photography by amy squires {amysquires.com }
Guest Blogger {weddingchicks.com

Now go out and plan your party! Be sure to check back with The Hostess for all of her fantastic entertaining tips and ideas!

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June SAYS:

This is such a beautiful party setup! I love Asian themes in general – and that centerpiece is especially gorgeous!

April 28, 2008 at 10:23 am

Gina SAYS:

I just love the theme. The Favor boxes are really beautiful. I love the whole deisgn.

April 28, 2008 at 11:18 am

Joan Nelsen SAYS:

I just loved the Asian inspiration. The favor boxes added a wonderful touch. They could be filled with anything!

April 28, 2008 at 12:26 pm

Jill Barker SAYS:

Chasing Spayde” is very cool!!!!

April 28, 2008 at 1:05 pm

Tracy SAYS:

I absolutely love the favor boxes. The boxes can be used with any type of inspiration imaginable and any type of celebration. Cannot wait to see more from Chasing Spayde. Good Luck.

April 28, 2008 at 5:56 pm

amy SAYS:

Fabulous ideas, girls! Just gorgeous.

April 28, 2008 at 7:17 pm

Gwen SAYS:

And for a lovely Asian-inspired shower or wedding gift, how about this beautiful bedding set from ElegantLinensPC.com? Perfect for a custom designed newlywed hideaway.

May 28, 2008 at 1:00 pm

Dahlia SAYS:

I love the color of the invitations. There is a slideshow at the Wedding Bistro featuring a red color palette for this particular theme – here is the page

July 21, 2008 at 10:15 am
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