Belly Painting at Carver County’s Community Baby Shower
I had SO much fun painting bellies today!! This was the first ever community baby shower put on by Carver County Public Health, in Chaska, MN. I was honored to be asked to come and provide belly paintings to any of the moms in attendance who were interested. Here are a few photos from the event!
My banner and table
I thought this was a VERY well done and well organized event, which was especially impressive after hearing that they only had a few months to plan it. I loved that they even were thoughtful enough to place me in a room RIGHT next to a sink, and also provided me with a table and some fabulous privacy screens.
My FatMax all set up and ready to paint!
For this event I bought a brand new zero gravity chair (for the moms), a rolling mechanic’s stool (for me), and a memory foam pad for when I had to kneel. It really all worked great!!
I found this fun fabric at the thrift store that I used for a tablecloth. To the left is my binder of design ideas, to the right are my brochures/business cards, and a sign-up sheet for 15 minute time slots. I only used that at the beginning when there was a crowd and it worked great!
This was very fitting for my beautiful friend from Hawaii!
Two sisters who were both expecting girls!!
Cute little stork for a mommy expecting a baby boy!
This was my first one and favorite one of the day! So fun!!!
Tropical flower using some TAG one stroke split cakes!
Yeah, this one isn’t a belly, but toward the end of the event when things slowed down, I had a blast doing this on one of the lovely volunteers!! She told me where to paint but let me do whatever I wanted, which is every face painter’s dream, right?!
Although the crowd did dwindle quite a bit in the last hour or two, overall I’d say this was a super awesome event. The location was great, and all the moms were so sweet and loved their paintings! There were so many fun things for everyone to do, including kids. I hope they do this event again, and I really hope I get the opportunity to paint at it again!! A huge thank you to all the moms who stopped by to get painted today!
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