This shower theme was inspired by the French countryside in summer, where the fields are carpeted in lavender and the sky is nursery blue.
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A French-Inspired Shower
Above the buffet, wire letters were decorated with oregano and forget-me-nots.
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Invitations were made from ivory cards trimmed with scalloped scissors, tied with thin ribbon, and nested in envelopes made of toile paper; scripted across the top, the word bebe hints at the shower’s theme.
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This take on the French Pissaladiere is topped with eggs, carmelized onions, fennel, olives, and herbs.
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Potato leek soup can be served hot or room-temperature in sipping cups so no spoons are required.
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These French sandwich cookies seem like quite the task, but with a few simple tricks, you'll be an expert in no time.
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Sweet butter dotted with chives cools peppery radishes sitting on a bed of course salt.
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When the time came to open gifts, bite-size deserts such as Madeleines are easily carried from the buffet to a sofa or armchair. The lavender-dotted Petit Pois Petit Four is filled with layers of genoise and tart orange marmalade. Vanilla-infused white hot chocolate is served in café au lait bowls.
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As a party favor, blocks of white chocolate were wrapped in parchment, tied with waxed twine, and topped with a vanilla bean to make individual servings of Chocolat Blanc.