Yellow gerbera daisies and stuffed giraffe
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Liz Banfield

Touches of Whimsy

The hospitality extended to the well-appointed table, set with silver flatware and lined with gerbera daisies. Giraffe rattles serve as napkin rings and carry the motif first introduced by the invitation.

The menu, prepared by Guerard's favorite Charleston chef, James Burns, included dishes the hostesses knew were her favorites, such as quail.

Baby Shower Blueprint: "You can have traditional food, but if you serve it in a different way, it makes it more exotic," says Little. "Sometimes that just means serving it in a different type of dish. We have done oyster shooters where we served an oyster in a tall shot glass with Bloody Mary mix."

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