Monday, September 24

Trident Inspired: About to Pop Gender Reveal Baby Shower

Monday, September 24

Inspired by the updated + retro 70s vibe of Trident's new branding campaign.. 

( See What Unfolds )
I quickly got to work on it, and here it is! A Modern Trident Inspired About to Pop Baby Shower theme. 

I hope you enjoy this spur-of-the-moment styled shoot, and really hope it also helps to spark your creativity + urge to try something new at your next event.











I really wanted the table to look modern + bold, with a hint of retro. I commissioned the help of graphic designer + fellow party friend Keisha Silbert of Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams to create a bold and very Andy Warhol-ian art poster and confetti popper. What's best the art poster can live on in the expecting couple's living room.  

To keep the modern vibe going I kept the layout clean without clutter. I used 2 tall black pillars in a mod style where I propped up 2 gender reveal cakes to eat depending on what the gender is (green if its a girl, orange if its a boy).
You can also have your baker add a girl or boy inspired trinket inside for a fun and unexpected surprise when they cut the cake.. 



The green shade of this Jone's "green apple soda" was the perfect shade and had the perfect image of a boy riding a dirt bike which I think went perfectly with the modern vibe.  




Using simple bubble containers, and hair twisty ties - I attached pipe cleaner wand. 


Male and Female Symbols on real slate slabs using chalk. 

On the other side of the table I added some bright orange + white lollipops, and confetti poppers that guests could hypothetically "unpop" to reveal the baby's gender. 








For the middle of the table, I decided to go with packets of Trident Layers Peach Mango since they are party of their new line of "dessert"  flavored gums. Other yummy kinds are:  Layers Wild Strawberry +
Tangy Citrus and Layers Juicy Berry + Tangy Tangerine.  
Since these are sweet vs. fresh I they make the perfect addition to a dessert buffet.  



I added a few more "pop" inspired items like popcorn, and pop tarts to keep the theme going.



Trident White is a great option for guests who want a refreshing "minty" kid of gum, that I served here simply in a white porcelain bowl with a hand dyed wooden spoon. 

 I also  made a "G" and "B" (for boy/girl) on each side of the table using regular Trident Gum, and could also be used to quickly decorate a cake with a name or a funky pattern...   



I added a few yellow, round, craspedia blooms since they looked so incredibly beautiful, + understated. 





To finish off the table, I added donuts pops with colorful picks, and yummy mango filled cupcakes with dulce de leche buttercream. 





So, what do you think .. is gum a practical dessert option? Do you have any other creative ways to use it? 
We'd love to hear! For more Trident inspired gum inspiration vis our pinboard.


A HUGE Thank you to Photo by Roma for photographing everything perfectly, and Keisha of Cupcake Wishes & Birthday Dreams for helping me to create the perfect graphics for this party. Thank you!


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*This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and TRIDENT. However, all opinions expressed are my own.



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16 comments:

  1. Looks great...I love the clean, uncluttered look and the 'About to Pop' art poster looks amazing!

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  2. love love love the modern twist! so fun! shared on FB:)

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  3. im so happy you ladies enjoyed it <3. @modernfrills thanks so much for the share. it was truly a blast to do + i must say that if i could go back do my baby shower all over again i think a look like this would be it :)

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  4. That is very cleaver and fun decor. Fantastic job putting this together, super unique.

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  5. thanks Aneta :) very happy you liked it

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  6. Love the funky vibe, Stefanie! Very cool, unique, and inspiring!!

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  7. Very different, I love the throw-back vibe.

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  8. thanks Lydia + Sandra. happy you liked it. if i could jump in a time capsule into the 70s i absolutely would!

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  9. Lovely clean lines and great colours ! Well done!

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  10. Soooo much fun working with you on this Stefanie!!!! ;) Everything turned out super fabulous!

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  11. You were clearly inspired! How fun and creative and unique is this whole gum-themed concept for a baby shower?!

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  12. @Keisha it was a blast working with you as well! yay to future projects we must colalb again really soon :)
    @Bellenza so happy you enjoyed it!

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  13. It all turned out so cute. Love the colors and the About to Pop! Nicely done!!!

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  14. WOW! How creative!

    Hi! Stopping by from MBC. Great blog!
    Have a nice day!

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