Let’s talk baby showers! Chances are you’ve been to one, had one thrown for you, thrown one for someone, or all of the above. We know the basic recipe: Pink and frilly for a girl, baby blue for a boy. The requisite baby-themed plates and napkins and maybe the “What’s in the diaper game?” if we are lucky! Those kinds of showers can be lots of fun–and I will tell you, I am a serious competitor when it comes to shower games–but after a while most of the showers I’ve attended begin to run together in my mind. If you are hosting a baby shower and you want it to be really memorable, I have
a few LOTS of ideas for you (see the above paragraph about how I am insane)!
1. Nursery Decor
4. Traditional Childhood Favorites
Once you have nailed down your theme, choosing food and decorations should be easier, since you have parameters to help guide each decision. I find themes are most effective when as many details as possible are clearly tied in to the theme, even if the connection is somewhat subtle. As women, we tend to love little details and pretty things. If the goal is to make the shower memorable, don’t forget to throw in something unexpected like clever signs and labels or a thoughtful and useful favor.