Are you getting ready to throw a baby shower? This celebration is one of expecting a new life, which makes it all the more special! There are so many elements you have to pay attention to while planning a baby shower. Not only is the cake important and the theme of the party, but another thing you have to look out for are the DIY baby shower decorations. Depending on what theme the party will embody, you will want your decor to match that. We have gathered 25 baby shower decoration ideas, to make your job a bit easier, in finding the perfect decor! So take a look through our pick of ideas!
1. A Multitude of Balloons – Fun and Gorgeous
If it’s a party, it calls for a whole multitude of balloons! Besides getting your standard set of balloons, which you can string or attach to other elements of decor, why not consider getting letter balloons? You can spell out something with letter balloons, for example, the name of the soon-to-arrive baby or just simply “baby.” According to what gender the baby is going to be, make sure your balloons are coloured in either a shade of blue or pink tones.
2. Hot Air Balloon – Up and Away
Here is a super cute idea which is perfect for any baby shower! Create hot air balloons out of blown-up balloons, which are covered in some thin fabric. Attach the balloons to a stick, which stems out from a small box. To take it up another notch, attach a teddy bear to the stick as if it were enjoying a ride on the hot air balloon. Naturally, you can colour code this piece of decor, according to what the gender of the baby is going to be.
3. Baby Shoes – Breathtaking Centrepiece for Your Shower
Take your guests breaths away with this beautiful centrepiece, which is a perfect ornament for any baby shower. Fill a glass case with small vibrant streamers, which may be coloured according to the gender of the soon-to-arrive baby. Place a few flowers in this glass case as well, finally topping it all off with a pair of baby shoes. Use these glass cases as table centrepieces for your baby shower. They will be sure to create a beautiful atmosphere.
4. An Array of Sweets – Baby Boy Shower Decorations
If you are expecting a baby boy, make sure to colour everything in shades of blue! This also includes a variety of sweets and snacks you will be serving your guests. If you love to bake, you will be sure to make a lot of tasty food for the baby shower. Use blue food colouring for the baby shower cake or any sort of cream or glaze you might be piping on cupcakes and cookies. These outstanding blue treats will make your guests certain in the fact that your baby is going to be a boy! This is a great idea if you are holding a gender reveal party!
5. Pretty in Pink – Beautiful Balloons
If you are hosting a party, one piece of decor you will need to include are balloons. A party without balloons is not a party! Don’t stick to plain balloons though. Decorate them with a few ornaments to make them glow. Wrap and cover them in sheer fabric, tying a ribbon around the end. Then attach them to small pots or weights, this way your helium-filled balloons won’t fly away! Place these anywhere around the venue of the baby shower.
6. Adorable Elephants – Baby Shower Decoration Ideas
If you are looking for cheaper solutions on how to decorate your baby shower’s venue, look no further! Maybe you have been thinking about decorating your shower in an animal theme. If so, why not create small and adorable paper elephants? You can easily make these at home, not to mention they really are super cheap! All you need to do is find a cool patterned paper, and cut out figures of elephants. Attach these paper figure to sticks, and place them in various jars or vases around the venue. You can combine them with flowers, which will give your decorations an additional spark.
7. A Bit of Rain – Perfect Ideas for Baby Showers
Create a bit of a play on words. If you are giving your guests goodbye presents, write up on each bag one letter of “baby shower.” Above this set of gift bags create big fluffy clouds, out of cotton wool or balls of ripped paper. From the clouds, stream down pieces of paper, which resemble raindrops. This way, you will be creating an actual shower of rain. This way your baby shower will be an actual shower of goodness and fun!
8. Floating Rubber Ducks – DIY Baby Shower Decorations
Here’s a fabulous idea concerning rubber ducks! Little kids love to play with rubber ducks in their bathtubs, it’s amazing for them to see something floating on water. Combine this idea of rubber ducks floating on the surface of the water with an idea for an ornament! Fill up a glass bowl with water, adding a bit of blue dye or food colouring to it for that more vibrant glow. Then simply place a few rubber ducks inside the bowl, so they can float around in circles. This is an especially great idea if you have already decided on using ducks in your baby shower decor!
9. DIY Tutu Cake Stand – Cute Decor Ideas
If you are expecting a girl, you will want to have a similar style of decor to match the gender of the soon-to-be-born baby. Perhaps you are planning on serving some cake to your guests. If so, don’t hesitate to make a cake stand for it! Create a tutu cake stand, out of a simple white box. All you will need to do is attach a tutu or some tulle fabric to the top of the box. This is a great idea especially if you would like a ballerina theme to be present at the party.
10. Gender Reveal Moment – With the Help of Balloons
Here is yet another hot air balloon idea! Attach balloons to sticks, which are placed in vases or mason jars. Reveal the gender of the baby with the help of balloons. Besides either colouring them blue or pink, also have the tidbit of information written on them that “it’s a boy” or “it’s a girl.” This is a perfect way to reveal the gender of the baby to your guests!
11. Decorate the Cutlery – Baby Shower Decoration Ideas
If it’s a party, you can’t forget about organizing the cutlery in a cute and appealing way! If you are expecting a boy, tie napkins in shades of blue or green around the knife and fork. You can create the look of a bowtie with them, which is absolutely perfect if you are expecting a little boy!
12. A Starry Atmosphere – Beautiful Setting
There’s a new and popular theme for baby showers known as the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star theme. This includes using all sorts of stars for decor, as well as clouds and moons. All these pieces of decor combined will make your whole baby shower look like an enchanted fairytale!