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Baby Shower Cocktail

Our pink cocktail recipe is beautiful one to make for your upcoming baby showers. Served as a mocktail or cocktail, this dainty drink’s understated beauty is a crowd pleaser when hosting — especially garnished with baby’s-breath!

Baby Shower Cocktail

As you know, I love all things hosting and entertaining. When I find a new recipe or hosting hack, especially a simple one, I get excited to add it to my artillery of entertaining options. For a recent baby shower, I made this super easy pink cocktail which I garnished with a sprig of baby’s-breath flowers.

Baby Shower Hostess

While I am always excited to host an event like this baby shower, I know that is not the case for everyone. Themed parties have been all the rage recently, between the balloon arches and cohesive decorations, I think it is fair to say most people feel unequipped to host. However, hosting a simple, beautiful shower can be executed with a beautiful meal, tablescape, and fresh flowers.

I started off setting up for this shower with a variation of our table linens. I layered our white table runner with our oatmeal and pewter napkins to keep the set up easy, but unique. I then grabbed an assortment of vintage transferware plates to mix around the table. I loved the flowered details next to the gold-rimmed details. A big tip here is to not be afraid to mix and match your vintage items. Allow their differences to compliment each other and benefit the tablescape you are looking to achieve. I finally added in vintage silverware to each setting, a milk glass bowl to hold some sweets in the middle, and a few sprigs of baby’s-breath throughout the table to coincide with the baby theme.

Cocktail with Flowers

Moving on to the major focus here: the cocktail. Some may argue that a cocktail is one of the most pivotal pieces of hosting a shower, wedding, event, what-have-you. Again, I went simple, yet elegant with the cocktail for this shower. The pink cocktail I made was light, refreshing, and easy to turn into a mocktail for the mom-to-be and others who preferred it.

I wanted to elevate the femininity of this drink for this baby shower, so I served it in a vintage cocktail glass and garnished them with a sprig of baby’s-breath. I think adding this flower detail is gorgeous and easy to do any time of the year with whatever flowers or foliage is available. It is minor details such as these flowers that can elevate your event to the next level – even without a balloon arch.

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The Pink Cocktail

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Description

This pink cocktail is perfect to serve for a spring shower, ladies night, or really any special gathering with your friends! I love the understated femininity of this drink.


Ingredients

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  • 1 oz Vodka of your choice
  • Club soda
  • Splash of Cranberry juice
  • Lime wedge

Instructions

In a glass of your choice, add 1 oz Vodka of your choice then add club soda to the top of the glass. Add a splash of cranberry juice to achieve the color you are going for. Add a lime wedge to the drink, or simply on the brim of the glass. Garnish with a dainty flower for optimal aesthetics.

For a Mocktail: ditch the vodka and try a splash of pink lemonade for an elevated flavor


I had the best time hosting my sweet friend’s baby shower and would love to share more hosting and entertaining tips with you all. Follow us on social media to let us know your thoughts on this post and others you would like to see in the future. Happy hosting! #HEIRLOOMED


heirloomed is a lifestyle brand with a mission of “keeping heirlooms around for another generation.” Our blog features stories about family recipes, creating traditions with your family, interior design and entertaining by mixing new and vintage pieces, classic style, and small town + historic travel. Our shop features a collection of “goods inspired by the past, for generations to enjoy” with an array of products and meaningful gifts including linen apronstabletop linensartceramics and beyond. Learn more at www.heirloomedcollection.com

I’m an old soul based in Atlanta, GA and mom of 3 with a deep love of all things from the past with a story to tell, on a mission to keep heirlooms around for another generation - whether it be a tradition, splattered family recipe, or historic home.

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