15 minute posts,  party party

Boho Babyshower Drink Charms


This weekend I hosted a boho-crunchy-mama-granola-girl baby shower with some friends at my house. I know some of you are going to roll your eyes and say, how basic but hear me out. It was actually so cute and perfect for the mama we were throwing it for. She’s such a wild spirit and a dreamer. It was sweet.


Those of you who know Maria will know exactly what I mean. I love this girl to pieces!!! I can’t wait to meet her baby.


In true Brenda-fashion I woke up at 2am with a bee in my bonnet. I don’t know if I should admit this here on a public blog but I’m actually considering seeing a therapist about my classic bipolar-esque crafting mania because I was on fire about making these charms. That’s all well and good but after the shower I crashed so hard.  I was morose for a whole day and actually had to take a nap (which I NEVER do). It might be a problem.  I get in these creative modes and nothing will stop me. Not even a dark house with people sleeping peacefully and dogs that stir at the slightest movement. If you watched my instagram stories that day you might have seen a glimpse of my craziness.

Yep, that was me, out rummaging in my garage craft cupboards looking for beads and wire at four in the morning. At least I waited until four to actually get up out of bed! I’d been laying in bed thinking about all the things I needed to do since TWO.

Anyway, I thought it was a really good idea. Instead of personalizing champagne glasses with names, why not do a little fun role-playing? I just imagined how cool it would be for the party guests to choose between being a wild child or a hippie mama or maybe a warrior princess… this idea could work for any theme party and I fully plan on executing it for my next new year’s shindig.

Speaking of parties and mania, I have asked Payam to come up with an impossible theme for me and I will execute it. I’m thinking something crazy like a Lumberjack New Year’s party or an Twilight Zone Halloween bash! Wouldn’t that be fun? Feel free to come up with impossible themes for me in the comments. I love a challenge.


Anyway, you should make these charms. They are really cute and very easy to make. And you can keep them as a charm to hang around your rear view mirror in your car if you like!  You can download my printable here. You could even use it for cupcake toppers if you ‘re not serving drinks.


Cheers! “The craziness in me recognizes the craziness in you!*”

*quoted from Maria


  • Maria

    I love you and everything you do. Thank you so much for this and for just being you!! I am so lucky to have you in my life :)

  • Gingermog

    These are so lovely! Do you still have a round cutter device or do you have a cricut ? I bought one a little while back envisaging doing lots of creative stuff but I have only used it a few times to create 3D pictures. Time to dig it out again me thinks :)

  • chiara

    Have you ever considered it could be ADHD? Speaking from experience, people with ADHD can be both equal parts scattered or less organized but also can hyper focus and nothing can get in the way of completing the job, task, what have you. Love the drink charms!!

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