Splendor in the Grass: A Summer Baby Shower by

Issue 83 · Entertaining: Summer Edition · July 30, 2013

Splendor in the Grass: A Summer Baby Shower

Issue 83 · Entertaining: Summer Edition · July 30, 2013

"A wonderful spread, fabulous friends, sunshine, great conversation, and some lounging on blankets is obviously the recipe for bringing on labor," says Dee Purdy of She Had Us At Hello. She should know, because an hour after returning home from the July baby shower picnic her friends threw in London's Holland Park, her contractions started:

Photographs via She Had Us At Hello.

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: A sunny afternoon, a shady spot under a tree, and picnic blankets spread on the grass. For more of Dee's photos, see She Had Us At Hello.

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: Simple arrangements of baby's breath, roses, and poppies in clear glass jars.

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: The picnic menu leans heavily toward finger foods: cheese and crackers, grapes, prosciutto, and olives.

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: More jam jar bouquets.

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: A bunting made of colorful paper streamers tied to a tree. 

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: "An hour after we got home, my contractions had started and by midnight we had bathed Limi, put her to bed, repacked the hospital bag, pumped up the Swiss ball...and were heading into the hospital," says Dee.

Baby Shower Picnic from She Had Us At Hello, Remodelista

Above: Congratulations, it's a girl!

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