The invitations have been sent, games have been created, and gifts have been bought. Now, it’s time to make the best baby shower decorations any mom-to-be has seen.
Crafting and decorating for the big shower day can seem daunting, but don’t stress. Celebrating a new baby is exciting, and so should the party planning process. Whether you’re going all in on balloons, picking an exotic theme, or making your own diaper cake at home, there’s a way to make every baby shower look as beautiful as ever — and you don't have to spend a fortune to do so. Plus, some of these decorations double as gifts for the mom-to-be and the guests, so it’s a win-win for everyone involved. At the end of the day, the future parents will just be happy to have their friends and family in one place, with memories to share with their child years later (just check Instagram!).
Sneak your guests' favors into these adorable alphabet blocks that double as decorations. They won't know until the end of the baby shower that these decorations doubled as treats to take home!
Get the tutorial at The Elli Blog.
Every good party needs an Insta-worthy backdrop, and balloon arches are the perfect place to gather for a group photo. It may look like a daunting task, but Brittany Watson Jepsen breaks the craft down into easy steps.
Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built.
There's no reason why the cake can be the main centerpiece of the party, so dress it up with a cake topper to celebrate the occasion. All it takes is a PDF download and some wooden sticks.
Get the tutorial at Lila Griffith.
Even though the future mom can't drink, her guests certainly can. Pop the bubbly to celebrate her big arrival, and display the drinks with custom, printable tags.
Get the tutorial at Crisp Collective.
Get the guests involved in the decoration process at the baby shower, while giving Mom something to read when she's feeling nervous about her baby-to-be. Cookie cutters and card stock will do the trick to prep for this easy craft.
Get the tutorial at Art Bar.
All it takes is acrylic paint and white balloons to spruce up any part of the party space.
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.
Running behind on time? Flower paper sacks are a cute, quick way to send your guests home with fresh flowers and a thoughtful note.
Get the tutorial at Paper & Stitch.
Picking a theme that's true to what you love will make the party easier to plan and more fun for all. For inspiration, just look to the small details and creativity that Megan Harney used for her friend's Harry Potter-themed shower.
Get the tutorial at Our Handcrafted Life.
Onesies are a baby shower staple, but these fabric pieces don't require any sewing — just some scissors, twine, and your choice of pattern.
Get the tutorial at Tikkido.
Instead of a "normal" vase of flowers, get her a unique bouquet that will last longer than a week. Swap out the roses for baby socks.
Get the tutorial at Grateful Prayer Thankful Heart.
Metallic balloons add a sophisticated look to any baby shower background, but smaller versions can also be great props in makeshift photobooths.
Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.
Brighten up any backdrop with these pretty flowers that can be mixed and matched with any color paper.
Get the tutorial at Hey, Let's Make Stuff.
A decoration that the mom-to-be can use later? It's a win for everyone.
Get the tutorial at Imperfect Homemaking.