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Hi! I'm Karina. I love photographing weddings + special moments throughout the East Coast! I'm happily married to my best friend and I LOVE love. I'm overjoyed to share these beautiful love stories with you!

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Alisa’s Blush & White Baby Shower // Waterside Catering // North Bergen, NJ

Alisa’s Blush & White Baby Shower

Few celebrations are as special and sweet as a baby shower, not only for the mommy-to-be, but also for her family and friends. It’s an exciting time and the perfect opportunity to make a mom-to-be feel truly loved. Alisa’s beautiful blush & white baby shower was no exception. Held at Waterside Restaurant & Catering, a fantastic space overlooking the water with stunning skyline views, this gorgeous baby shower featured amazing details and a lot of love. Planned by Alisa’s thoughtful friend Luiza, guests gathered in North Bergen to celebrate the impending arrival of little Princess Milana.

It was an all-girls affair, attended by Alisa’s friends and family, who all wore pink and white outfits to play up the elegant, feminine theme. Her husband Stan also made an appearance so that we could capture a few lovely photos of the parents-to-be together as they await the arrival of their precious princess, Milana Aviva. 

The feminine blush and white shower theme featured dainty details like tulle skirting for the tables, soft pink and white roses, and rose gold princess tiaras on photo frames. Custom champagne bottles were given to guests to take home as a way to say thanks! The table centerpieces were made to look like bottles of Chanel Number 5, overflowing with delicate roses in white and pink. Blush pink balloons spelled out “Milana” behind the glowing mom-to-be. No element was overlooked in creating the perfectly pretty atmosphere for such a special occasion. From the décor to the desserts, everything came together to create an elegant affair fit for a princess.

Alisa didn’t leave her first adorable princess out of the celebration, either.

Her precious fur baby also attended, decked out in a darling pink tulle skirt. She even posed for a few photos!

Look at this gorgeous dessert table! I just love the assortment of cookies and cakes and the elegantly adorned tiered trays with crystals. A stunning cake, created to look like a pink pillow fit for a princess and topped with a tiara, was the highlight of the dessert table. The sweets were all so charming; they were almost too pretty to eat!

Mom-to-be Alisa was showered with love by lots of friends and family. It’s clear looking at the photos just how loved baby Milana already is, just like her mom. Fun baby shower games included questions like guess who will help most with the baby? And who will take more photos of the baby? Guests also jotted down their words of advice for the mom-to-be. The game winning guests took home prizes along with many happy memories. 

As a NJ baby shower photographer, it is a joy to capture such special moments for families to treasure for years to come. I hope that Alisa, husband Stan, and precious baby Milana will love looking back at these photos of the sweet day.

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waterside catering bergen nj baby shower blush and white
waterside catering bergen nj baby shower blush and white

Photographer: Karina Mekel Photography | Event Planning & Decor: Luiza Oganesian | Cake: Cake Pops by Jenn

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