5 Spring-Inspired Baby Shower Themes

As the old English Proverb states, “April showers bring May flowers”…or in this case, March or April baby showers bring May, June or July babies! If you’re hosting a baby shower this spring, we have everything you need to throw a bright and sunny baby shower!  Whether you’re on the hunt for a theme, invitations, or decorations, we’ve got you covered with 5 springtime shower themes to help usher you into one of the most beautiful seasons – motherhood!

1. Baby in Bloom

Baby in BLoom Balloon arch
Image Credit: Lily Tapia Photography

One of our all-time favorite spring baby shower themes is “Baby In Bloom.” If you’re looking for maximum flexibility when it comes to colors and style, this theme is a beautiful option that can work for boys and girls or even for a gender-neutral celebration!

baby in bloom invite
Invitation Image Courtesy of AfterFebruaryCo

As mentioned above, this theme leaves room for the party planners to capitalize on the guest of honor’s style and/or preferences.  Whether you’re planning a shower for a more boho mama-to-be (see the above invitation for inspiration) or want to go the more whimsical route (see cookies below), this theme is sure to give you and your guests all the springtime vibes!

baby in bloom cookies
Image Courtesy of BabyShowerIdeas4u

Birth month flower art
Birth month flower art by Shelly Cluff @ shellycluff.com. You can also order a custom print of the birth month flower as a gift for the mom-to-be.

A fun way to personalize your event’s decor is to add the birth flower of your little one’s due date. For example, a vase of pink or white roses would make for a lovely centerpiece to honor the arrival of a June baby.  See the chart below for more details!

Flower Ratan Chair
Flower Accent Chair available via Amazon

We could not close out this theme without mentioning this adorable flower accent chair. It’s the perfect perch for your guest of honor to use during the gift opening!

2. A Little Honey is On The Way

a little honey theme arch
Image Courtesy of MyMotherhoodMadeEasy.com

There’s nothing sweeter than a new baby, which is why “honey” makes for an adorable springtime theme! “A Little Honey is On The Way” can work for any gender and gives a lot of leeway when it comes to color and style.

a little honey invite
Invitation avaible from Etsy Seller SavetheDatePrintable

The best part about honey? You can infuse it into your decor and the menu itself! Pick up these miniature honeybees and add them to your flowers and buffet–they’re sure to create some buzz! You can even serve some honey ginger lemonade for your guests to enjoy.

winnie the pooh classic book
Winnie the Pooh Book available via Amazon

One of our favorite baby shower elements is a unique and on-theme guest book, and children’s books that double as guest books are at the top of our list! This classic edition of A.A. Milne’s Winne the Pooh is the perfect place for guests to leave little notes for the new baby!

honey favor jars
Honey Jar Favors via Etsy Seller NaturalHoneyBee

Let guests savor the sweetness of this theme long after the party ends with these honey jar favors! Add favor tags to say “thank you” to your family and friends for sharing in this delightful season with you!

3. You Are My Sunshine

sunshine shower
Image Courtesy of LoveLoveLoveBlog.com

When we think of spring, our mind immediately thinks of warm, sunny days!  With hues of bright orange and yellow, the “You are My Sunshine” theme is perfect for celebrating the joyous season that is motherhood!

here comes the son invite
Courtesy of Etsy Shop BeingHappyPrints

For the boy mamas-to-be, “Here Comes The Son” is a sweet twist on this darling theme (and be sure to add the classic Beatles hit to your party playlist)!

ray of sunshine invite
Invitation via Etsy Seller BlushBerryPaper

For the girl mamas or a gender-neutral celebration, “A Little Ray of Sunshine” or “You Are My Sunshine” are cute options!

sun cake topper
Cake Topper available via Etsy Seller ThistleAndLaceDesign

A custom cake topper adds a bright touch to dessert. Add the baby’s name or a cute saying!

a sun-inspired cocktail
Image Courtesy of LarkFloral.com

Invite guests to cool off with a sun-inspired cocktail (or mocktail). Combine bright citrus flavors like orange, pineapple, and mango juice with something sparkly–this recipe is one of our favorites!

4. Peter Rabbit

peter rabbit book
Image Courtesy of StyleMePretty.com

Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, once wrote, Even the smallest one can change the world.We couldn’t agree more! What better way to celebrate your tiny world-changer than with this adorable Peter Rabbit baby shower!

peter rabbit invitation
Invitation Courtesy of Etsy Seller DesignedByCLS

Invite guests to hop on over with these adorable Peter Rabbit invitations! The gingham border can be repeated in tablecloths, napkins, and more.

carrot centerpiece
Image Courtesy of KristinKingEvents.com

Any floral arrangement becomes on-theme with the addition of carrots!

a salad bar filled with Peter Rabbit’s favorite veggies
Image Courtesy of KarasPartyIdeas.com

Mr. McGregor’s garden is the perfect inspiration for the menu! Create a salad bar filled with Peter Rabbit’s favorite veggies. Add herbs, galvanized buckets, and wood elements to create levels and evoke images from the book. Peter’s left-behind jacket is a cute finishing touch!

Peter Rabbit Wall Prints
Peter Rabbits Prints via Etsy Seller FabbPrintables

We love it when decor does double duty: display these Peter Rabbit prints at the shower now and give them to the mom-to-be to use in the nursery!

mini carrot cakes
Image Courtesy of PartyDollManila.com

In the book, Peter was sent to bed without dessert–but your guests deserve a sweeter ending! Miniature carrot cakes are the perfect send-off.

Image Courtesy of Etsy Seller BalloonVillaCo

If there was ever a time to incorporate a balloon arch into your decor, it’s certainly a must with this theme. We love that small businesses are making it easy to create an arch that’s perfectly on theme!

5. Locally Grown

locally grown sign
Welcome Sign Courtesy of Etsy Seller HoneyWildPaperiev

Last but not least, this “Locally Grown” theme is the sweetest and yummiest of springtime baby shower themes we have yet to see! We can almost picture the charcuterie display, the beautiful weather, and the sweet memories made under a string of tea lights!

Baby Grazing Board
Grazing Board Kit Courtesy of Etsy Seller SuperSweetPartyBoutique

Speaking of charcuterie boards, this grazing board kit is the perfect way to personalize a delicious spread!  With each letter filled to the brim with decadent meats and cheeses, this will certainly be the focal point of your gathering! 

locally grown buffet
Image Courtesy of CatchMyParty.com

Bring the farm to the table with blooms displayed in vintage vegetable cans and kale used as decor. Other ideas include incorporating crates, baskets, and galvanized buckets into your place settings and buffet displays!

Locally Grown Onesie
Vintage Onesie Courtesy of Etsy Seller LittleWildWander

While offering to throw your loved one a baby shower is a generous gesture in and of itself, we cannot pass up the opportunity to showcase this adorable and on-theme onesie.  Display now as decor, and give to the new mom as a reminder of such a joyous occasion.

Ready to Celebrate?

baby shower

Now that we have you covered when it comes to springtime baby shower themes, make sure you check out our Ultimate Baby Registry Checklist to help create the perfect baby registry!  Whether you’re a first-time mother or a seasoned pro, our checklist is sure to help you feel prepared as you journey into this beautiful season of motherhood.

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