Bridal shower celebrates forthcoming marriage of Nikki Dupont and Brett Thomas
LAFAYETTE - A bridal shower was held April 23, 2011 at 1 p.m. to honor the recent engagement of Nikki Dupont and Brett Thomas. The shower was held at the home the aunt of the bride-to-be, Paulette Yandle.
Nikki is the daughter of Darlene and Milton Dupont Jr. of Crowley. She is the maternal granddaughter of the late Leola and Hurling Dupre Sr., of Opelousas. Her paternal grandparents are Joyce Dupont of Milton and the late Milton Dupont Sr.
Brett is the son of Jan and Dave Thomas from Prairieville. He is the maternal grandson of the late Jeanette and Bob Boyer. His paternal grandparents are Mary and Bill Thomas from Metairie.
Hosting the event were Paulette and Aimee Yandle, Amanda Dupont, Stephanie Dupont and Karen Lestelle. Nikki was wearing a sage green fitted, halter top dress.
The mother of the bride-elect’s attire was a sleeveless, belted dress with a rose print in the fabric.
The mother of the groom-elect’s attire was a green and black print dress with an apple green sweater completing her ensemble.
An eggplant purple centerpiece combined orchids, various floral and other greenery.
Chocolate covered strawberries were enjoyed by the 25 guests, as well as petit fours and mini pecan pies. Cucumber and chicken salad sandwiches, spinach and artichoke dip, a vegetable tray and cheese and crackers, along with refreshments were served.
Out of town guests traveled from Friendswood and Houston, Texas; Luling, Thibodeaux, Prairieville and Baton Rouge.
Nikki and Brett are engaged to be married June 17, 2011 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Baton Rouge. Father Gerald Burns will officiate the evening ceremony.