Sunday, a few girls in my home group and I threw a baby shower for our friend. She sent us two photos as her nursery inspiration (both had white + grey with pops of coral and gold). The co-hosts and I decided to work with these and host a “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” themed shower to emphasize the gold. Our house was perfect since we have so much grey and white. It was a huge hit because of all of the little details in the baby shower decor.
Co-host. Don’t try to plan a whole shower by yourself and take on the financial responsibility. It can get expensive and is much easier on your wallet (and your sanity) if you divvy out responsibilities.
Plan. Be sure to work out all of the details and stay in communication with the co-hosts. This will keep everything running smoothly.
Decor. Keep decor simple. If you are crafty…DIY your baby shower decor. If you aren’t, look on Etsy to support people who are.
Entryway decor is simple. Decor: Light up star, framed invitation, vase with roses and baby’s breath, M (for name) and little favors. Guests wrote funny or sweet messages on diapers for the couple to read during late night changes instead of a traditional sign in book.
Mason jars with roses and baby’s breath, Target dollar spot glass decor with baby’s breath, votive candles, hand-made star streamers, and paper pompoms.
Twinkle, Twinkle banner bought on Etsy. Jars and vases filled with vases, paper pompoms, and votives. Mason jars wrapped with white lace and ribbon.
Grey, white, and coral hand-strung streamers with paper pompoms.
Table decor: Streamers (gold sparkly stars & grey, white, and coral circles) and pompoms over table. Paper tassel streamer with gold, white, and coral.
Texas ladies love brunch, so our baby shower featured finger breakfast foods (sausage balls, mini quiches, banana bread), a yogurt parfait bar, cake, cupcakes, and drinks (tea, lemonade, strawberry cucumber mint infused water, and a coffee bar).
Fun personalization idea: Give every girl had a “milk bottle” with a name tag, so drinks don’t get mixed up.
Yogurt parfait bar: Put ice in a basket and cover with cloth. Grab a few different flavors of yogurt (strawberry, original, plain, etc.) and put in basket. Toppings can include fruit (strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries), granola, raisins (or other dried fruits), honey and cinnamon.
Switch out the coral for blue/mint and you have a boy baby shower decor too! This shower was easy to pull off with the help from others, and everyone commented on how pretty everything was. Most importantly, the mama loved it and baby M was showered with lots of love.