Baby Shower Ideas

20 Modern Baby Shower Themes you’ll love

The Best Baby Shower Ideas of 2020

Baby shower themes have become so unique and beautiful. From lavish cake tables to extravagant balloon arches the dรฉcor options are endless. You may know the gender and decide to go the classic pink or blue route or you may not and go with a neutral theme. Either way the goal is to join the mom to be in celebrating her and the baby.

Before selecting the decorations think about the style you are going for. Do you want simple modern, contemporary colors or a over the top theme? You can get a hint of the new mama’s style by checking out here registry!

Let’s get planning, baby is almost here!

First off, who actually throws the baby shower? Typically this goes to a sister, mother, aunt or close friend. The most important thing is to remember that it shouldn’t be the mom to be! They have enough planning to do and cooking a baby isn’t easy as it is.

So how do you actually decorate for a baby shower? Well this all depends on you. First you need to decide on the venue. Once that is figured out you map out how you want it set up. Here are several different decor elements you can include:

  • Cake Table
  • Gift Table
  • Backdrop for gift opening and pictures
  • Table Setting
  • Balloons, signs, streamers

There is so much more you can do too! The following baby shower themes will give you a lot of inspiration.

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1. Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear’s are a classic symbol of baby’s first stuffed animal which makes a teddy bear theme perfect for a baby shower.

2. Safari / Wildlife

“The world is yours, baby” is such a beautiful quote that goes perfect for a safari or wildlife/adventure theme. Allow your creative side to shine through on this one!

3. Mommy to Bee

“Mommy to Bee” is a fun theme that brings in a pop of color. If you love yellow this is definitely the baby shower theme for you.

4. Winnie the Pooh

Who doesn’t love Winnie the Pooh? There are so many baby shower ideas for this classic tale. Lot’s of quotes, colors and decorations to choose from.

5. Baby in Bloom

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This theme is perfect for any nature lovers out there. You can keep this neutral or bring in lots of colors with this one.

6. Nautical “Ahoy it’s a Boy”

This nautical theme takes you straight to the ocean with its beautiful backdrop and overflowing balloons. “Ahoy it’s a boy” is an adorable quote for a baby shower for boys.

7. A little “cutie” is on the way

This is such a clever baby shower idea. There are many different ways you can use the term “cutie” in this baby shower theme.

8. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

This Twinkle Twinkle Little Star theme is so precious. I love the little pajamas and light colors with the gold stars. I mean who doesn’t love tiny newborn pajamas?

9. Aloha Baby

Go all out in color with this Hawaiian “Aloha Baby” theme. This would work really great for a pool or beach side party.

10. Oh Baby / Floral

The “Oh Baby” theme has become one of the most popular decoration ideas out there. Add in lots and lots of floral arrangements and you got yourself a gorgeous backdrop.

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11. Shades of Blue

The mixtures of blue bring in a more elegant feel to this baby shower.

12. Butterfly

Another out of the box modern baby shower theme is this beautiful butterfly set up.

13. Boho

Boho is becoming more and more popular and I can see why. These colors are gorgeous together and really bring in an earthy warm vibe.

14. Pink Neutral

I am loving all the neutrals nowadays. The neutral craze is real this year.

What prizes should you give at your baby shower? Baby shower games are one of the highlights of a shower. Not only do you need to plan what games will be played but you also need to have prizes to give away. You can check out the most popular baby shower prizes here.

15. Mint / “Oh Boy”

Not a fan of blue? Then maybe green is for you! This mint green and gold theme works perfectly for a baby boy shower.

16. Bright Pink “Baby”

Bold is better…right? In this case I’d say yes! These extra large letters paired with the bright shades of pink balloons makes for girly and modern baby shower decorations.

17. Rainbow

Rainbow themes are also on the rise and I can see why! These colors are beautiful. This theme would also be a good option if the mom to be was carrying a rainbow baby herself.

One of the most asked questions about a baby shower is whether or not the dad should come. Well it is completely up to you! You can have them there the entire time or it is very common for them to come for the gift opening or right at the end.

You can also make your shower co-ed as well!

18. Neutrals

These neutral tones are amazing

19. Baby it’s cold outside

The perfect theme for those cold winter months. Create a winter wonderland with this “Baby it’s cold outside” theme.

20. Classic Pink & Blue

Last but not least, do not put the classic pink and blue theme out of the cards just yet. This theme is one for everyone and can make for a beautiful backdrop for your baby shower like the one above.


I hope you found some amazing inspiration from these modern baby shower themes. Whether you decide to take a minimalist approach or go for a luxurious party, selecting a good theme can help take the shower to the next level.

So what are you waiting for? Gather up your supplies and let’s get to celebrating the mom to be!

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