Stephanie Martin

Baby Shower Ideas

Baby showers are a great way for friends and family to celebrate a mum-to-be. If you are looking for instagrammable, cute & fun ideas, we have some tips to host a fabulous Gender Neutral Baby Shower.

Once you've organised a venue for the baby shower, you will want to make the room look extra special for the mum to be and party guests. If you're feeling creative, we have some easy & cost effective ways to decorate a baby shower everyone will love! We've tried and tested the balloon garland ourselves and found the cheapest way to make it.

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A gender-neutral balloon garland really makes a fabulous backdrop and will no doubt draw plenty of attention from guests. Creating a balloon garland yourself is also easily achievable. You can simply buy a balloon garland kit which includes balloons, accessories and tools needed to assemble yourself.

White & gold theme balloon kit - Create it yourself for under £15

Check out the video tutorial further down

White & gold theme balloon kit

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Create a DIY pastel theme balloon garland using these amazing balloons for under - we've tried these ourselves and they're fab: get them here

You will also need the following:

Clear Invisible Thread

Invisible Thread

Electric Balloon Inflator - so easy to use. Blows your balloons up in a second - Not necessary, but it will save your lungs and your time!

Balloon Pump

Watch this simple TUTORIAL to create and hang your balloon garland:


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Letter balloons make an amazing addition to a backdrop, and even better if you have the task of decorating a baby shower, these balloons are self-inflating - no helium required, making your job easier! Inflate these foil letters yourself and hang up for everyone to see, and take photos - Get them here

Baby Shower Photo Props

Setting up a baby shower photo station with party props is a great alternative to party games and will have guests enjoying themselves and taking snaps of the event.

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One for making memories - a sweet scrapbook for guests to fill in.

You will need: A scrapbook photo album - This one is perfect for a gender neutral baby shower or just a lovely prezzie for the mum to be

Oh Baby Photo Album - Get it here

polaroid camera - this is also a great prezzie for the mum to be to use afterwards, she can use it to take photos of baby and post them around the nursery

Polaroid Camera

Washi Tape in Gold to sick at the top and bottom of your images

Washi Tape

Gold & Silver markers to write lovely comments to the mum to be

Gold & Silver Markers

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"Ready to POP" Popcorn Baby Shower Favours are the latest pinterest-worthy touches to a baby shower guests will enjoy.

Ready to Pop Bags

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A simple, elegant cake can look super impressive with a shimmering cake decoration topper to stand out on the food and drinks table. Baby Shower Cake Topper

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Here's a cute idea...guests can write a message on a nappy/diaper for the expectant parents to read when they change their baby in the small hours of the night. Babies go through many nappies in the first few months of their life and the extra lot will come in handy too!

Head to Aldi for the best and cheapest nappies around

Wicker Basket
Wicker Basket

chalkboard signs

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A great little ice breaker for guests to mingle have a little fun. Etsy also has lots of DIY Baby Shower Printables

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Have guests taste each baby food and write down their answers, most correct answers win a prize. Or play guess the sweet mess in babies nappy with this ready made baby shower game from amazon

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Place your bets on the baby's birthday! grab a chalk board and some chalk board markers to create this look or buy these ready made baby prediction cards to guess babies weight, date of birth, time of birth, eye colour and hair colour

Baby Prediction Cards can be a great one for mum - she will let you know who won this one after baby is born
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Oversized platters full of amazing and simple way to feed guests and look really beautiful too.

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Baby Wishlist

Mums-to-be can create an Amazon Baby Wishlist, add baby items and share with family and friends looking to buy a gift for expectant parents. Mum can also receive a free welcome gift too!

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