Up in the historic little town of Portsmouth, NH sits the cutest lil’ letterpress & invitation boutique. Gus & Ruby opened up shop last year and have been taking the letterpress world by storm… I love paper, cards, and girly-fabulousness so trips to their little storefront are most definitely a treat. 
Samantha, (co-owner) just happens to be maid of honor in a wedding this coming weekend, so when she threw her bestie, Lauren, a bridal shower last month, it was sure to be plethora of themed letterpress awesomeness……..and indeed it was!

The theme was Sweet & Spicy. Guests were requested to wear pink or red and the event itself was held in downtown Boston at the Eastern Standard.

Well done Sam…. you are a wonderful MOH. 

The invites were lined with dried chili peppers.


favors were containers of cinnamon and sugar!



Guests had a choice of name tags declaring “I’m a little sweet” or “I’m a little spicy”



A quick little sequence of the bride’s surprise after the blindfold came off…



Fun little mini portrait sessions with props!



and perhaps my FAVORITE of the day. The bride’s Grandma was quite the little firecracker.



(ps) This saucy shower was just featured on 100 Layer Cake Blog