20+ Exciting Baby Shower Ideas for Girls and Boys

When it comes to baby shower decorations, the options are endless. For this article, we’ve collected a number of different baby shower decorations to help you celebrate your bundle of joy–in style.

So whether you’re looking online or in typical brick-and-mortar locations for decorations, these ideas will surely get the balling rolling on a few noteworthy ideas. And if you aren’t sure where to start with your baby shower theme, START HERE!

Little Prince Shower Theme

Baby shower themes for boys are a great way to welcome your baby prince to the world. Treat your guests and your pregnant self like royalty.

Your invitation sets the tone for your little prince’s big day. Choose a simple design with a soft blue background. Make the invitation details stand out with gold font and add a bold graphic featuring a crown at its top.

Let guests enter a room decorated with gold and blue embellishments. Place photo props such as crowns and fancy jewelry on a display table for guests to pose in a royal pose. Decorate your dessert table in candy apples, gold-plated chocolates, and chocolate-covered strawberries with metallic gold food coloring.

To thank your family and friends for their wonderful day, give them a small crown stuffed with Hershey Kisses. Stick these royal round candy stickers at the bottom to add a special touch.

Funny Cowboy Theme

You want your guests to feel like they are in the Wild West. To make the room feel more like a ranch, place a few bales of fake straw or hay in the center of the room.

You can also use toys such as rocking horses and stick horses. Recycle your cowboy hats and boots, as well as your Halloween costumes. Even if you have never been a cowboy, there is likely to be someone who has and will lend you the stuff. You can use sheriff badges to direct your guests to their tables. On each table, swap regular napkins with red handkerchiefs.

Mermaid Theme

A shower themed around mermaids or ocean designs can be magical. Your guests can leave their “pearls” of wisdom for the mother-to-be as a fun party activity.

Safari Baby Shower

Who doesn’t love a good safari? This baby shower idea will help you prepare for the moment when your little lion lets loose its first “roar!” Invite guests to a safari baby shower with invitations featuring a border of jungle animals and wild plants.

A safari party theme will inspire you to create the jungle-themed decorations that you desire. You can make your baby shower theme a reality by incorporating the theme into every detail. Personalized menus and favors can make your event stand out.

They also offer custom-decorated desserts. Your primary colors can be, brown, gold, or green. You can incorporate white flowers and various desert plants into your landscape. You can create an outdoor, airy feeling with green and gold throw pillows.

Unicorn Baby Shower

You can make a magical unicorn utopia for everyone by pairing the day with baby shower decorations that are equally magical.

A unicorn baby shower is a great way to make a visual feast with a rainbow of pastel colors. Let family and friends know that a special and magical day is coming by creating an invitation.

Fill the party space with pastel pinks, greens, and purples with a few gold accents. These colors make beautiful floral arrangements inspired by fairytales. You can make DIY centerpieces that look like unicorn heads by gluing paper pom-poms together and attaching a gold horn to the middle.

You will have a dessert table that looks like it came straight from Pinterest. Colorful pastries and cakes can double as delicious treats, as well as beautiful decorations to match your baby shower decor.

Sailboat Theme

A sailboat-themed party is a great idea for moms-to-be who love adventure and travel. This nautical theme often uses pastel colors instead of the more traditional navy blues and white.

Alphabet Theme

Although your little one may not be able to recite their ABCs for quite some time, that shouldn’t stop them from having an alphabet-themed shower. Use the classic wooden ABC blocks decorations and they will be used by your child for many years to come…maybe.

Ice Cream Bar Theme

A baby shower with ice cream bars will be the perfect finishing touch. Sprinkles and peanut butter cups are just a few of the many fun toppings you can add to your baby shower.

Enchanted Garden Theme

This gorgeous, garden-themed baby shower is more elegant than cutesy. The soft colors of baby blue, dusty rose, and white will enchant your guests.

French Cafe Theme

A charming French cafe-themed baby shower is a stylish way to welcome your new baby. While you open your gifts, guests will enjoy sipping tea while enjoying macarons and other French pastries. Consider adding French-themed music in the background.

Fresh Flower Wall Theme

Although floral baby showers are not new, you can create a wall of flowers gives life to any other matching theme. You can buy flowers by the batch online (look for sales at your local nursery) or any gardening store.

Hot Air Balloon Theme

This whimsical theme will make your guests smile! Search online for different ways to make paper hot-air balloon decorations. The colors that you can use in this theme or endless, which makes it easy to purchase various decorations.

Peter Rabbit Theme

This playful baby shower features the classic colors of blue, yellow, and white and adds charming details from Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit series.

Little Ladybug Theme

The ladybug theme is freshened up with a soft green and red palette. Every mom could benefit from a few ladybugs!

Butterfly Theme

A butterfly theme is whimsical, sweet, and simple to create. Learn how to create paper butterflies with a few pieces of scrap paper. You can also offer them as part of a gift bag for your guests.

Woodland Theme

A woodland-themed baby shower is a great way to make your guests feel more in touch with nature. There are so many ways that you can incorporate into your shower such as a wooden cupcake tower and pinecone decor. You can also combine certain elements from a Harry Potter-like theme.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Teddy bears are loved by all ages for decades. This theme is perfect for a baby shower. Consider making teddy bear-shaped cookies, brownies, and many other treats!

Gems and Crystals Theme

Your baby is the most precious thing, and this crystal-themed baby shower is even more so! Layer it with gems, crystals, and faux furs to create a luxurious tablescape.

Children’s Books Theme

Book lovers will love this storybook-themed baby shower. To help build the baby’s library, ask your guests to bring a book for children.

Finding a theme for your baby, whether you’re having a boy or a girl, it’s simply a matter of seeing what’s available. Sometimes baby stores can even help you put a theme together if you have a starter idea or certain elements in mind. And remember that you can always mix and match different themes for a unique baby shower experience.

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