Cute waddling penguins make a fun baby shower theme. These flightless birds can be found in all sorts of cartoon poses and are seen on a variety of baby items and decor. Here are some sweet baby shower invitations featuring this theme.
Create a banner and add some cute baby shower stickers featuring penguins to it. Cupcakes decorated with penguin faces will add some whimsy to the party. Stuffed penguins sitting on a crafted iceberg could be a fun centerpiece. Use party favor boxes featuring a penguin them, group them together to make a centerpiece and then give them out to the guests at the end of the shower. Use your imagination, there are lots of cute ideas on Pinterest for this theme too!
A fun theme for a baby shower that is catching on is a 'cute as a button' party. This could be for a baby boy or girl depending on the color theme you choose. There are lots of simple and cute ideas for creating decor for this theme. Here are some sweet 'cute as a button' invitations to get you started.
Decorate round sugar cookies with colored icing to look like buttons. Add a lollipop stick and wrap in cellophane and ribbon, then add them to a mason jar or vase for a cute centerpiece. Fill a jar with buttons and have your shower guests each take a guess at the total number of buttons, offer a small prize for the one who guesses closest. Hanging pretty buttons from your light fixture above the table makes a pretty decoration. Use your imagination and I'm sure you'll come up with lots of cute button theme ideas for your shower. Feel free to leave an idea or tip on this blog for others to read.
A diaper bouquet makes a great baby shower centerpiece. You can customize it for a boy or girl shower by choosing the color of the tissue paper in the bouquet. Here is what you'll need for this cute table top centerpiece.
1 package disposable diapers (size small) (12 pack)
A clear vase or mason jar
Tissue paper in the color of your choice
A Styrofoam ball
Wooden dowel or skewers
Begin by putting tissue paper in the bottom of the vase and up around the sides of the vase for decoration, then place styrofoam ball inside the vase. Roll a diaper and secure it with a rubber band. Continue to do this to each diaper. Slide a wooden dowel into the rolled diaper and poke into the styrofoam ball. Continue to do this with each one. Fill holes with extra tissue paper to make the vase look full and pretty. Add a baby trinket for decor if so desired. (Ideas a small baby rattle, a pacifier or a cake pick would work nicely)
Here is a tutorial that will get you inspired to make the Diaper Bouquet.
Sweet whimsical busy bees with their bright yellow and black stripes make a fun baby shower theme. Think 'sweet as honey' with lots of buzz! Bees can be found on lots of cute baby items and have become popular to use for a baby shower theme. Check out these cute bumble bee baby shower invitations.
Decorate with yellow and black baby shower decor. Include paper plates, cups, napkins in these colors. Decorate a cake shaped like a beehive with little plastic bee cake picks added to the top. Streamers in yellow and black twisted together will look great too! For a table centerpiece use a large wide mouthed clear vase or jar and fill with black and yellow jellybeans. Place a candle in the center and tie a coordinating ribbon around the vase. Send your guests home with busy bee favor boxes with a small jar of honey inside, add a sticker or label to the top with a sweet thank you note.
Peas in a pod or singular a sweet pea in a pod makes a cute theme for a baby shower. You probably guessed that the color scheme for this shower would be green, many shades of green could be combined here. A peas in the pod shower theme is especially great for a mom expecting twins or triplets as pea pods generally have more than one pea in them so represents well. Here are some cute baby shower invitations featuring this theme.
Fill some clear candle cups with loose fresh garden peas and add a votive candle in the center, line three of them down the middle of the table for a cute centerpiece. If you have a taller clear vase put peas that are still in their pods til vase is half full then add a larger candle in a soft pastel color to the center. This makes a great take home for mom too! Stickers or party favor boxes with this theme add cute touches too! Cupcakes can be decorated with this theme using green food coloring, rolled fondant can be formed into pea pods & peas. A cute theme find more great ideas on Pinterest.
Baby Shower favors that will make your guests ooh and awe! Cute edible baby rattles made from marshmallows and tied with up in cellophane bags with ribbon.
Colored sugar (use food color to get the shade you like)
Cellophane bags (small)
Ribbon (in your choice of color)
Poke lollipop stick in the end of a marshmallow, lightly moisten marshmallow with water (just a little) roll marshmallow in colored sugar or sprinkles. Allow to dry, then place in cellophane bag and secure the bag around the marshmallow and tie with a colored ribbon. These are adorable and look just like a baby rattle.
Here is a site that has good instructions on how she made her edible baby rattles!
Candy tins are a fun baby shower favor too, edible and the tin can always be used later!
A fun baby shower theme for little boys is an airplane theme. Think colorful planes, spinning propellers, engine noises! Little boys seem to take quite a fascination with airplanes in the sky! Here are some cute baby shower invitations featuring airplanes.
Hang mini toy airplanes from a light fixture above the table for a fun centerpiece. Airplane cut outs of cardboard could be attached to the wall for some graphic fun. Add a banner that announces 'it's a boy or some other phrase of your choice'! Colorful cupcakes could be topped with airplane cake picks and favor boxes with airplane themes could be arranged as a centerpiece and then given to the guests for a fun thank you at the end of the baby shower.
Bunnies are sweet, lovable animals, many people have them for pets. Bunnies are found on all kinds of baby products, baby clothes, room decor and are popular for baby shower themes. With floppy ears, twitchy noses and whiskers these are well loved animals. Here are some sweet bunny baby shower invitations, find one that suits your style.
Decorate your room with a basket of cute stuffed bunnies, try the dollar store for some inexpensive ones or perhaps your kids or friends children have a few you could borrow for the shower. Sweet cupcakes decorated with frosting and bunny faces with pink noses and whiskers will add a touch of whimsy to the shower. Find bunny themed paper plates, napkins and cups to compliment the theme. Party favor boxes make great take home gifts for your guests, fill with small treats, maybe a sugar cookie in a bunny shape, wrapped in cellophane and tied with a ribbon.
It's hard to look at a koala bear and not think it's the cutest bear you've seen. Actually koala's are marsupials not bears at all! With their round fuzzy ears and big black noses these animals get a lot of attention. Koala's make a fun theme for a baby shower. Here are some sweet baby shower invitations featuring whimsical koala bears.
For a fun decoration attach a couple of stuffed koala bears to a large artificial potted plant. They'll look adorable clutching to the branches! Koala bears love bamboo, so a few sticks of bamboo will add some whimsy to your baby shower. If you can't find stuffed koala bears use paper or card stock cut outs and attach them to the bamboo sticks. Cupcakes can be decorated with cute koala faces too! Plates, napkins and other accessories with this theme will make your party complete.
Lady bugs are tiny insects with red spotted bodies, black heads and tiny black legs. Most people are fond of these insects as they are so little and not threatening like other bugs. Lady bugs have become popular on all kinds of apparel for babies as well as kids and adults. They are found on lots of baby decor these days too! You may want to consider this theme for a baby shower. Here are some cute baby shower invitations featuring sweet lady bugs.
Basically red and black are the colors you'll want to use for this baby shower theme. Think cupcakes decorated to look like lady bugs, red frosting, black licorice dots for spots, black shoelace licorice for legs. A cake could be done in a bigger version of this for a statement! Purchase napkins, paper plates and cups with lady bugs on them or simply in red and black! Cut out lady bugs from card stock and place on the wall above the table for color and fun. Party favors can be grouped together as a table centerpiece and given to the guests as they leave. Lots of fun ideas to think about!
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