The birth of a child is a wonderful event in a lifetime that more and more women want to celebrate thanks to a Baby Shower. It happens during the final quarter of the pregnancy and can be organize by a friend, a family member or the mother-to-be herself. You can choose a theme according to the time of the year or the baby’s gender but you can also choose something different… Discover our selection of 3 themes for the most original Baby Shower!
Theme #1: Travel
For the long journey that you are expecting, why not choose the “Travel” theme, with all the possibilities it offers from all around the world.
Travel means discover new countries and cultures. For the decoration, you can opt for garlands with colorful flags. For the food, you have the chance to be able to cook whatever you want from many different origins: macaroons from France, fortune cookies from China or alfajores from Argentina. It will suit all tastes and the mother-to-be will enjoy it! Finally, allow the guests to leave a reminder thanks to a Globe, for instance, on which they can write or pin a message.
To let your guests know that this Baby Shower is not like every other ones, invite them to travel thanks to a invitation card which looks like a passport or a plane ticket.
To keep beautiful memories from your Baby Shower, the photocall is ideal. For the theme “Travel”, you can put a map of the world at the background and arrange trunks and suitsaces to decorate. If you want a more authentic side, place some old cases or gunny bags.
Gift for your guests
It is a tradition to give a present to your guests during a Baby Shower. For this theme, you can choose a candle holder with a part of a world map stick on it. They will think about the mother-to-be and her child each time they will light it.
Theme #2: Vintage
A Baby Shower is a moment to celebrate the unborn child but, also and above all, the radiant mother-to-be. So, why not choose a retro atmophere thanks to the theme “Vintage”.
It is the occasion to decorate with pastel tones like powdered pink, off-white and grey. For a sweet atmosphere, you can even add teddy bears here and there. If you pay attention to details, dispose lace doily on the tables and wooden toys will perfect the whole decoration. For the food, macaroons, meringues and marshamallows will be delicious and totally in line with the theme. Finally, offer to the guests the possbility to leave a message to the mother-to-be thanks to an old blackboard. Success guaranteed!
To announce the refinement of the Baby Shower, why not select a paper looking like parchment that you roll and attach with raphia. For the most perfectionists, a sigil is the perfect final detail!
To stay in the theme “Vintage”, you can opt for a Polaroid instead of a modern camera. At the background, remind the lace and add at the foreground an old rocking horse or a rocking chair. Also, it is very trendy today to pose with a patina golden frame and some accessories like hats, boas, glasses or moustaches.
Gift for your guests
Sugared almonds are quite appropriated for this Baby Shower theme. In a small packet with raffia, for example, your guests will not forget your party and will think about this moment eating their present.
Theme #3: Circus
Circus remind good moments with family, magical shows and spectacular acts. Bring this atmophere to the Baby Shower!
Of course, you need te recreate a part of the circus tent with red and white textiles. If you completely want to play the circus card, why not make the mother-to-be your ringmaster for the afternoon. With a top hat and a red tailcoat, she will be gorgeous! With the food, indulge yourselves with candy floss, peanuts and toffee apples. Moreover, you can offer the possibility to the guests to wish the best to the mother-to-be tanks to a target imitation knife-thrower on which they can write or pin a message on it.
To give a clue to your guests, an invitation card looking like a circus ticket is ideal. Opt for the vintage version to give more charm to this special piece of paper.
It is the moment to have fun with red call coverings that can look like the entrance to the track. Do not hesitate to arrange hoops around and straw if you can on the floor. Also, give the possibility to the guest to become a part of the great circus family thanks to red noses, top hats,…
Gift for your guests
Special Baby Shower means special gift! To remind the good things of chilhood, offer to your gest popcorn in a customized container in the colours of circus, of course.