Lola’s Baby Shower // Arise 360 TV Segment

Lola's Baby Shower - Yaz at pop! Arise 360

Lola’s Baby Shower // Arise 360 TV Segment

Lola’s having a baby!!!

With each visit to the Arise Studios, I have seen Lola’s little baby bump grow and now it’s time to celebrate this most amazing occasion.

If you missed out on the LIVE airing of Arise 360 on Arise TV, you still have an opportunity to see my Baby Shower segment for the ever fabulous Lola Ogunnaike. I created a Winter Luxe theme, which is simply perfect for a gender neutral shower. Will she have a little Prince or Princess. Click on the link to see!

Stay tuned as I will be sharing behind the scenes shots and tips for throwing a perfect Baby Shower.

  • Segment Production // pop! by YAZ @yazatpop
  • Production Assistant // Breanna Arthur
  • Decor // pop! by YAZ
  • Flowers // pop! by YAZ
  • Make-up // Charlene Armstrong @LashLens
  • Photos // Amy Anaiz Photo @AmyAnaizPhoto
  • Cakes // IM Pastry Studio @IMPastryStudio

Congrats to Lola on your blessing!

Click HERE to see the segment!



Golden Globes Inspiration Board // Olivia Wilde in Emerald City

pop by Yaz Olivia Wilde Emerald Golden Globe Inspiration

Golden Globes Inspiration Board // Olivia Wilde in Emerald City

Inspired by Olivia Wilde’s Golden Globes Gucci Emerald Green Gown

Emerald Green // Champagne // Blush // Taupe

Ballerina in Paris // Baby Shower

Ballerina in Paris - Table Setting 3

Ballerina in Paris // Baby Shower

Girls dream of growing up to be a Ballerina who run off to Paris to live out their dream of performing at the Paris Opera Ballet. To get a head start on that journey, I created a beautiful Baby Shower for Candace + Frantz’s baby girl that featured beautiful Eiffel Towers, pretty tutus and luxe flowers.

Grab a custom made Parisian cookie and check out all of the stunning details.


  • Event Production: pop! by YAZ
  • Venue: Private Residence, Club Room
  • Photography: pop! by YAZ
  • Stationary & Design: pop! by YAZ
  • Decor/Centerpieces/Flowers: pop! by YAZ
  • Tutus: pop!by Yaz
  • Favors: pop!by Yaz
  • Cake & Cookies: My Sweetest Moments
  • Diaper Cake: Apple’s Custom Diaper Cakes

Ballerina in Paris - Table Aerial

Ballerina in Paris - Eiffel Towwe with Tutu

Ballerina in Paris - Table Setting 2  Ballerina in Paris - Table Setting 4

Ballerina in Paris - Table Setting 5 Eiffel

Ballerina in Paris - The RoomThe Decor
Candace, the mom-to-be,  wanted a baby shower that was girly, beautiful and frilly. She wanted to do something Parisian or with a Ballerina theme.  I, of course, thought why not include both ideas in one? I wanted the details to elude the feeling rather than be a literal translation. So while I included custom made tutus and Eiffel Towers it was used in moderation. The outcome? A pretty, luxe and chic shower to bring in her little ballerina!

Ballerina in Paris - Tutu ChairRocking Chair with Tutu
I custom made this tutu especially for this rocking chair.  You can even remove it and wear it if you’re ever in the mood to prance around the house like a ballerina!

Ballerina in Paris - Kids TableThe Kids Table

Ballerina in Paris - Kids Favor BallerinaI made the pink tutus for the little ballerinas.

Ballerina in Paris - Kids Favors BunnyEach favor box included a ballerina, bunny our mouse outfitted in a stylish bowtie or tutu. The box was filled with all sorts of goodies including tiaras, cameras and finger puppets.

Ballerina in Paris - Kids FavorsThe Kids Table
I wanted the kids to feel just as special as the adults. They had their own table with place setting, favors and Eiffel Towers. I heard they were a big hit!

Ballerina in Paris - Baby's Breath FlowersBaby’s Breath floral arrangement

Ballerina in Paris - Floral Centerpiece PeoniesFloral centerpiece featuring peonies, garden roses and hypericum

The Flowers
The flowers included lush floral arrangements of Peonies and Garden Roses along with pots filled with Baby’s Breath.

Ballerina in Paris - Pashmina Favor

Ballerina in Paris - Merci Beaucoup Thank You Card The Favor
Luxurious pashminas in shades of pink, silver, charcoal and white were given to each guest.

Ballerina in Paris - Baby Bump CakeBaby Bump Cake

Ballerina in Paris - Cake PopsCake Pops

Ballerina in Paris - CookiesCustom Cookies

Ballerina in Paris - CupcakesBaby Bump Cake

The Sweets
All of the wonderful sweets were made by the lovely Jen over at My Sweetest Moments.

Ballerina in Paris - Diaper CakeThe Diaper Cake
The diaper cake was custom made by Apple’s Custom Diaper Cakes.  I just loved the jeweled and lacy center ribbon!

Luxe Safari Baby Shower


Luxe Safari Baby Shower

Step into this opulent Luxe Safari Baby Shower abound with golden animals and trees dripping in diamonds. In my mind, a safari should be an expedition to observe animals and nature in it’s most glamorous state.

Explore the alluring details in this Luxe Safari!


  • Event Production: pop! by YAZ
  • Venue: The Brownstone
  • Catering: The Brownstone
  • Photography: pop! by YAZ
  • Invitations: pop! by YAZ
  • Favors: pop! by YAZ
  • Cupcakes: Pink Cake Box
  • Cupcakes Stand : pop! by Yaz

44698_1560378818015_5735938_nThe Venue
The Brownstone’s Grand Conservatory proved to be an idyllic setting for this theme. The atrium’s natural light, gorgeous chandeliers and outside courtyard with fountain were just perfection!

44639_1560379458031_2697355_nTree Table
This table featured a custom made golden tree with strands of crystals and was accented with luscious antique white, peach and copper blooms.

Luxe safari pop by yazParasol Table
The other tables featured custom made parasol centerpieces, wrapped in strand of rhinestones with floating crystals.
The parasol centerpiece was flanked by an arrangement of peach and cream flowers.

The mommy-to- be wanted to include elephants because in Asian cultures elephant are a symbolic animal.
Elephants often symbolize wisdom, strength and royalty. Each guest received a custom painted porcelain elephant, crystal candle holders and two candles wrapped in raffia.

45526_1560379338028_4462405_nTable Setting
Each setting included the favors and were placed on a caramel wicker place mat

The flowers featured blooms in peach, antique white, copper and a soft yellow

Safari Cupcakes  Luxe Safari pop by yazCupcake Stand
I created these custom cupcake stands to incorporate both the natural elements
with the wood and the glitzy side with draped crystals

45046_1560381578084_6523313_nCupcake Animal Toppers
I painted each animal a beautiful metallic gold. The kids loved playing with them.

46097Gold Elephant - Luxe Safari pop by yaz_1560380378054_8183888_nGolden Animals
Throughout the space were painted golden animals bedazzled with rhinestone eyes

Jewel Toned Enchanted Baby Shower


Jewel Toned Enchanted Baby Shower

Is it just me or is everyone preggies right now? It seems like somebody put a little baby making juice in the water a few months ago.  I literally know at least 10 people in my life who are about to welcome a beautiful little pop!TOT into this world. I’m so excited!!! So, as you can imagine, me being an event producer and all many of my friends ask me about alternative baby shower themes that are not so baby-ish. You know… filled with frilly pink teddy bears, cartoons and rubber duckies. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with pastel pink, canary yellow or baby blue; however many of my sophisticated mommies-to-be prefer a theme that is timeless, elegant and a reflection of them.

A baby shower I worked on recently for one of my very best friends featured bold, jewel toned colors with a touch of glamour and whimsy. We wanted it to be refined and include some of her favorite foods in a chic way. I envisioned an enchanted tablescape set amidst a majestic garden with a live pond. Her longtime and dear friend had the most amazing house and was absolutely perfect location for it. Her home was straight out of a magazine. Originally the table was set to be outside just as I had envisioned. It was simply gorgeous! Just as the table and all of the décor was in place it began to rain! Oh no! We ran out and frantically collected all of them items. Fortunate for us her dining room was just as spectacular and regal. We set up the room and we were ready to go. No one would have known the wiser.

We offered up some of her favorite foods and snacks along with a few signature mocktails so even the mom-to-be can enjoy a few sips. Finally, we ended the day making custom onesies for the baby. It was such a wonderful and chic way to celebrate both mommy and baby.


  • Event Production: pop! by YAZ
  • Venue: Private Residence
  • Food: Monisha Akhoury
  • Photography: pop! by YAZ
  • Invitations: pop! by YAZ
  • Favors: pop! by YAZ