Little boys can't resist those big yellow dump trucks ready to fill and push around the house. A fun baby shower theme using dump trucks and other construction type toys. Using a black plastic table cloth, cover your table and tape it under neath to secure it, add white lines us wide tape down the center to look like a road. Use some plastic dump trucks on your food table as a replacement for typical bowls, serve pretzels, cheesy's or other treats from the back of the trucks. Make a couple of small orange pylons out of heavy cardboard and place these on the table too! Add a few construction signs that you've purchased or made to add a fun vibe. Send the guests home with treats such as a dump truck shaped cookies tied with cellophane and a ribbon or purchase baby shower favor boxes related to this theme and add a fun little treat to them.
One thing new moms and dads will do is push the baby in a baby buggy or stroller. A fun idea to center a baby shower theme around. A doll baby buggy could be part of the gift filled with cute clothes and toys for the new little one. A cake in the shape of a baby buggy is fairly easy to create as the design has shapes than can be cut out of a flat cake with ease. Decorate it in the colors you want to highlight for the shower. Check out these cute baby shower invitations featuring this baby buggy theme.
As new parents one of the first songs often sung for new babies is 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' Well loved and well received. This song makes a great baby shower theme. There are lots of ways to dress up a baby shower using 'stars' as a bright place to start.
Imagine twinkle lights hanging behind some white tulle draped across a window or hanging from a chandelier, so pretty! Star shaped cookies iced with shiny frosting and little star faces piped on them. Print out the words to the song, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and use it as place mats or wall decor! Favor boxes featuring whimsical stars could be used as a centerpiece and then sent home with guests filled with a small treat.
There are lots of baby nursery items and baby accessories designed with a star theme too, display a few or choose some for your baby gifts, the new mom will love them. Check out these cute ideas for your baby shower invitations.
This one is for the girls, a pink monkey baby shower theme. Many new moms find themselves drawn to this cute theme. Monkeys are sweet, curious and sometimes rambunctious animals, one of the most popular animals to watch at the zoo! It's no wonder there are so many baby things created around the monkey theme. I saw the cutest diaper cake design featuring a cute little monkey clinging to the side of the cake. It was very creative. Pink frosted cupcakes decorated with a little monkey faces will be a hit with your guests. A basket of stuffed monkeys or even a barrel of monkeys could be used as a table centerpiece! Let's check out these cute invitations featuring pink monkeys!
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This theme is perfect for the modern girl that is fun but at the same time likes a little sophistication. Create a shower from modern patterns that you know she'll love and appreciate. Mix away... Perhaps it's animal prints, whimsical stripes or classy paisley designs. Here are some invitations to inspire you.
Use your imagination and add some fabulous snacks and decor to match your theme!
A moon and stars baby shower can work for a baby boy or baby girl theme. Choose the colors that you would like to showcase and use them in all your decorations and invitations. Here is a fun selection of moon and star baby shower invitations to get you inspired.
There are lots of fun ideas using 'moon and star' designs to decorate with. Hang tiny star lights around the room where appropriate. Sugar cookies in star and moon shapes iced in the colors of your shower will be a big hit. Mylar balloons in the shape of moon and stars can be purchased to add to the decor. Cut out a moon shape and little stars from bristol board and stick them to the wall above the table for more decorations.
Teddy bears are often one of the first gifts a new baby receives! Soft, cuddly and the perfect night time tuck in for your little one. A baby shower revolving around teddy bears will be a lot of fun to create. Check out these sweet teddy bear theme baby shower invitations.
Fill a clear candy jar with gummi bears and use as a table centerpiece. A cheese ball platter, shape the ball into a teddy bear face, adding ears and a black olives for the nose and eyes, really cute idea! Buy a large stuffed teddy bear and tie long ribbons and helium balloons to it's arms, a fun accent to a baby shower and you can give it to the 'new mom' as part of her gift for babies room! Cake pops with teddy bear accents make delicious take home's for the shower guests or they could eat them at the shower. So many great ideas for a teddy bear shower, let your imagination go wild!
Elephants are one of the most popular animals to visit at the zoo! Watching them move their large cumbersome bodies about, raising their trunks and shooting water from them, so amazing. Elephant themes are popular on many baby products these days and they make the perfect theme for baby showers. Check out these fun baby shower invitations featuring elephants.
Add some whimsical stuffed animals to a basket for a centerpiece! Cut out elephant shapes and stick them to the wall for decor. A fun banner can be created and strung above the window. Add some plates and napkins with an elephant theme in the colors of your choosing. Send the guests home with cute elephant party favor boxes to which you've added a small treat.
Trains are fascinating to kids and grown ups of all ages! There is something about watching the train cars go along the tracks! A cute theme for a baby shower as a train them can be used for girls or boys! Trains can be found in all kinds of colors from pink to blue so whether you're celebrating a baby girl or baby boy this theme will be a hit! Here are some cute baby shower invitations featuring trains!
Set up a child's small toy train set in the middle of the table for a fun centerpiece. Guests will enjoy this! Sugar cookies in the shape of trains decorate in bright colors will add some fun too! Favor boxes with train designs and themes can be used as decor and then given to guests as take home treats. Put a small favor or goody inside.
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