The latest trend is bringing folks back to the casual charm of burlap. It's being used in all kinds of craft and decorating projects and it's becoming uber popular when images of this course fabric is used on invitations for all types of parties, including and especially for baby showers.
Burlap alone screams casual fun. It's come a long way from just being used to cart potatoes to market. With the addition of lace and other soft fabrics or florals, the true beauty of burlap is brought to the surface.
When planning your party, you can use it as simple tablecloths and buffet runners, to decorate jars as party favors, to make gorgeous wreaths, to create all kinds of custom decorations and to invite your guests to a casual chic shower.
Top 10 Rustic Burlap Baby Shower Invitations
Here's my favorite picks. Browse through and be sure to click on your favorites to learn more, see larger images of the designs, or to personalize and purchase yours today.
I'm recommending these design ideas for a spring or summer baby shower because of the light and airy feel they convey but you can use them for showers at any time of the year.
Each of the featured invitations measure a large 5" x 7" and come complete with a white envelope.
If you haven't found the perfect one yet, please visit Rustic Burlap Baby Shower Invitations at Zazzle to see the entire selection. The designers are constantly adding new designs and color alternatives so I'm sure you're going to love what you find.
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Thank you to the photographer who made their work available to us through a creative commons license. The featured image of the burlap box is just gorgeous. Click it to see it in it's original location.
Welcome to Seasonal Showers!
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All of Zazzle's invitations are available on your choice of quality card stock including choices from the following:
You can learn all about their different paper lines, colors and all of the specifics about each type of card stock that is offered by visiting: Zazzle's Passion for Paper
The History of Baby Showers
Although the term baby shower is a fairly modern concept, the tradition of welcoming baby and the rite of a woman's transition into motherhood is
something that has been celebrated throughout history.
Learn more here:
The History of Bridal Showers
Did you know that the custom of throwing a bridal shower dates back to the time when dowries were popular? Friends of the woman to be wed began giving what is now known as a bridal shower to compensate women who came from poor families who couldn't afford a proper dowry, or for a woman whose father didn't approve of the marriage and refused to pay.
You can read more about the fascinating history of bridal showers here:
Seasonal Showers is written by Robin Svedi.
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