Sometimes you get stuck on how to start planning for your baby shower. Should you start planning the menu first? Or should you consider decorations before anything else? The easiest way to go around this problem is to come up with a theme first. Everything else can follow then.
Baby shower themes can help you decide on what kind of food you will be serving and what decorations you should be preparing. This is often the first step to planning your baby shower. There are many themes for you to choose from. We have compiled 23 of the best baby shower themes for you to consider.
Baby Shower Theme Ideas for Girls
Baby shower themes for girls are some of the daintiest and cutest themes. Pink is a popular color for baby shower for girls but you can also play around with other colors. Here are some of the most popular baby shower themes for girls.
- Ballerina Theme
Cute little baby ballerinas in pink tutus is one of the most adorable things in the world. Try channeling this on your baby’s shower party. Finding the right decorations and food for this theme will be easy. You can dress your table with a big, long tutu and serve sweet, pink delicacies.
- Hello Kitty
Everybody loves Hello Kitty. One of the most popular cats in the world, your Hello Kitty theme will just be so adorable to look at. There are various Hello Kitty products available on the market so this theme should be easy to work with.
- Disney Princess (Princess and the frog)
Disney princess themes are some of the most popular themes when it comes to girl’s parties. There are many Disney princesses to choose from so you can pick out your favorite princess or fit the setting to a Disney princess. For outdoor baby showers, one of the Disney princess theme that would work well is the Princess and the frog. This theme will be in the different shades of green which makes it work so well with outdoor scenes.
Nothing is as pretty as butterflies save for maybe pink and yellow butterflies. Butterflies embody beauty and grace that we often associate to our little girls. Because the colors are already sol bold and bright, you can go simple on your decorations.
Vintage themes will never go old. Even for baby showers, vintage themes work well. Vintage themes have some of the most soothing color palette and you can work with a lot of potential decorations.
Baby Shower Theme Ideas for boys
Baby shower theme for boys can also be as cute and as adorable for girls. The only difference is that it doesn’t look girly at all. These are also themes that would not only work for baby showers but for upcoming birthdays as well.
Cowboys are some of the toughest and most masculine men alive. We would want our sons to grow up like that someday. But cowboys can be cute and really sweet too. And they make really great baby shower themes.
Nautical themes have the perfect color palette for baby boys – blue, white and a touch of red. Soften up the color shade to make the theme more baby appropriate. You can also use a lot of adorable icons for nautical themes like the sailboat, the anchor and the wheel.
Sports is definitely one of the top priorities in most male. And it never fails to keep them excited and animated. You can have a sports themed baby shower for your baby boy. You can choose to focus on one particular sport like basketball or soccer or you could choose to have all sports in general.
Cartoonize your favorite (and your son’s someday) superheroes to create an adorable superhero themed shower party. This will certainly be a colorful baby shower but still retain its cuteness with the cartoon superheroes. They will save the party with their cuteness.
- Racing car
Jumpstart your baby shower planning with a racing car themed party. This will bring a lot of excitement and uniqueness to the party. Not particularly traditional, this theme is very masculine and colorful at the same time.
Baby Shower Theme Ideas for twins
You could luck out and be having twins. Twins are twice the fun and a cause for twice the celebration. Celebrate with these baby shower theme for twins.
- Two peas in a pod
One of the most popular baby shower themes for twins, the two peas in a pod theme is highly appropriate for twin baby showers. It takes a very literal twist to the whole situation while staying adorable and cute. The color palette is also gender neutral so it can work for two boys, two girls or one of each.
- Noah’s Ark
If Noah can get two animals of the same species on his boat, you can also get two babies in one go. This theme is a celebration of all pairs. Plus animals make great decorations for a baby shower.
- Two by Two
The idea is have two of everything. Two rows of food, two rows for every plate and so on. It symbolizes the expectation of two babies.
- Twin Owls
This yellow and gray themed shower party is gender neutral, perfect for twin baby shower themes. It adds to the versatility of being able to decorate that will not be biased to one gender. Also owls are very cute birds that will make great decorations.
- Dr Seuss Twins – Thing 1 and Thing 2
This highly creative theme is very entertaining and fun. You have thing 1 and thing 2 (the twins) as the focus of this Dr Seuss inspired theme.
Unique Baby Shower Theme Ideas
Trying to come up with unique baby shower themes? The type of themes that aren’t conventionally cute but still very appropriate for babies? You have come to the right place. We have three of the most unique baby shower themes here.
Baby might still be too young to read but you can never start too early. Share your love of books with your baby and create a beautiful and meaningful baby shower with this quaint theme.
- Precious Cargo
Your baby is one precious cargo. So celebrate with this bold vintage theme and get ready for a great journey ahead of you.
- Rock N Roll
Your world is about to be rocked with your baby. So greet this head on with a bang with this Rock N Roll baby shower theme. Rock it out with your girlfriends and soon to be moms.
Neutral Gender Baby Shower Theme Ideas
For the mothers who want to surprise themselves with the gender of their baby, it would be wise to hold a neutral gender baby shower theme. You wouldn’t want something feminine going on and then find out that you are having a baby boy. It is best to keep it safe with these gender neutral themes.
- Winnie the Pooh
This ever popular classic makes a great gender neutral theme. It is cute and adorable yet could fit perfectly for a boy or a girl. The color palette of this theme is also gender neutral as it uses browns and yellows.
- Vintage School
Everybody goes to school. This theme is great and educational as well.
- Zoo Animals
Cute animals will always be adorable to both girls and boys at the same time. It is a universal interest that can be shared by everyone. You can also work with neutral colors like orange and yellow.
- Teddy Bear
Teddy bears are fantastic gifts for either boys or girls. So why not turn this into a gender neutral baby shower theme? You can use different inspirations for teddy bears according to what you prefer best.
- Birds Nest
Soon there will be a baby in your nest. This is one beautiful interpretation for your baby shower. Plus, the whole idea is very gender neutral. You can combine colors depending on your preference.
Don’t get stuck in planning your baby shower. There are a lot of baby shower themes that you can start working on. And remember, there are various interpretations to a certain theme. You can still have a very unique baby shower by innovating and twisting some ideas on the traditional baby shower themes.