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A stylish (and blue!) affair: Peek inside Bobbie Thomas' beautiful baby shower

by Jordan Muto /  / Updated  / Source: TODAY

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Planning a baby shower and need inspiration? You're in luck! Check out these sweet photos from TODAY style editor Bobbie Thomas' chic baby shower, packed with adorable details perfect for your next party.

Kathie Lee Gifford hosted the shower at her Connecticut waterfront home, which is also where Bobbie tied the knot two summers ago to lawyer Michael Marion. The couple are expecting a baby boy in August.

Bobbie Thomas opened gifts at a shower thrown by Kathie Lee Gifford.
Bobbie Thomas opened gifts at a shower thrown by Kathie Lee Gifford.Anthony Quintano / TODAY

"I can't thank my TODAY family enough for the perfect 'Blue is the New Pink' shower they threw for me and my baby-boy-to-be," Thomas, who loves pink, told TODAY.com. "I'm especially grateful to Kathie Lee for opening up her home again so we all could enjoy a breezy summer afternoon by the water."

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The celebration was a day full of joy for Bobbie, who has shared her pregnancy journey with TODAY viewers and talked openly over the years about her struggle to get pregnant and her decision to turn to IVF.

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To celebrate the coming little man, the décor at the shower, which was from design site Minted, included blue patterned buntings and garlands, a “Blue is the New Pink” photo station backdrop with hats, boas and other fun props.

Bobbie Thomas and Kathie Lee Gifford
Bobbie Thomas and Kathie Lee Gifford.Anthony Quintano / TODAY
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There was also a station where guests wrote thoughtful messages for the baby on indie-designed art prints, which were hand-picked to be hung in Bobbie’s grey and white nursery.

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Anthony Quintano / TODAY

Guests were treated to an outdoor luncheon along the Long Island Sound where they noshed on little sliders appropriately held together with "It's a boy" flagged tooth picks.

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There were also tacos, lobster grilled cheese and quesadillas, creating the perfect summertime-inspired comfort food menu.

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Guests sipped on refreshing spritzers and blue mojitos with mint and blue sugar rims and festive straws.

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"While I sadly couldn't sip KLG's 'stuff' aka Gifft wine, I certainly loved the sugar fix thanks to the cake by One Girl Cookies," Thomas said. "And I was touched by the thoughtful decor, and the special art prints (complete with heartfelt, hand-written messages from the guests) from Minted.com. They will fill our nursery with love."

The cake was a simple three-tiered vanilla bean confection decorated with blue and white buttercream frosting and dotted with pink accents.

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Not a detail was missed, down to the decoration on the outdoor fire place, which was adorned with a cute "Baby Buzz" sign.

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The gift bag for guests contained some of Bobbie’s favorite beauty and fashion items, as well as edible treats! There was Hanky Panky underwear (in azure), Rita Hazan Weekly Hair Remedy, Essie nail polish (in Find Me an Oasis shades), Perfect Veil perfume, Anastasia lip-gloss (in shades of pink) and Snappers snacks.

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"While there were moments we worried it might literally 'shower' us with rain, the weather held out and we all got to enjoy a picture-perfect party that I know I'll never forget. Our little man is lucky to have such great women welcoming him into the fold," Thomas said.

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Next up for Bobbie — awaiting the due date of her baby boy!

Read more about Bobbie's Pregnancy Journey:

'You have to keep going': Bobbie Thomas opens up about new round of IVF

Battling infertility, Bobbie Thomas shares big news after months of IVF

Bobbie Thomas on pregnancy after IVF: Grateful, cautious and a little guilty

Bobbie Thomas shares big news about pregnancy

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