A woodland baby shower is a wonderful way to celebrate the pending arrival of a little bear cub. A popular shower theme for summer soirees and winter gatherings, the look is effortlessly cute and the preparation is easy as can be.
Simply pair dark greenery and moss with neutral tones and natural wooden elements to create the perfect setting.
Here’s everything a mumma needs for a whimsical woodland baby shower.
Jump onto Pinterest and create the ultimate party inspiration board. Having all the Insta-worthy ideas, recipes and DIY’s under one virtual roof makes the planning (and pre-shower excitement) a lot easier for that baby brain to manage. We love the look and feel of this stunning celebration put together by HRJ Events
Send out the invitations
Woodland Baby Shower Invitations ($15.05): A beautiful baby shower calls for a beautiful invitation and it doesn’t get much cuter than these guys. Whether you’re planning a small get together or a big and fabulous function, start the excitement early and send out your invitations
Make an entrance
Creating a beautiful baby shower entrance gives a little flow to the occasion and is an excellent opportunity for those pre-party photos. A backdrop, welcome sign, garland or even archway provide the perfect setting for photos you’ll soon look back on and treasure for years to come. (via Hello Honey)
Woodland baby shower decorations are all about bringing the outdoors in. Think pine cones of all shapes and sizes, a selection of native flowers and branches, lots of bare timber, artificial moss and of course, cutesy woodland creatures nestled between it all. (via Hello Honey)
Dress to impress
Floral Midi Dress ($140): Be a blooming beauty amongst the trees in this stunning midi dress. With delicate lace trim, tie back fastening and pretty floral print, it’s a fairytale fit for a woodland baby shower.
Set the scene
With decorative elements taking centre stage, keep tableware, linen and cutlery simple yet stunning. Crisp white linen paired with elegant plates and exquisite silverware ensure those lush greens and natural timber features really come alive. (via The Sweetest Occasion)
Nice little nibbles
A super easy addition to the grazing table, this hedgehog cheeseball is the perfect mix of cuteness and crazy-good scrummy. Cover with nuts and decorate with woody herbs to tie in the woodland theme. This little guy is perfectly safe to eat while pregnant so expecting guests (and mumma-to-be!) can tuck in too. Yum! (via Savour the Flavour)
Cut the cake
Icing, fondant and even sweet chocolate logs. There are so many delicious possibilities with a woodland baby shower theme. From decadent cakes topped with adorable animals to seriously cute ‘can I eat that now’ cake pops. Take a look at our favourite woodland baby shower cakes perfect for this celebration. (via 100 Layer Cake)
Games and giggles
With woodland creatures and natural timber being the dominant theme of the shower, carry this over to the baby shower games and activities too. Ask guests to paint a wooden building block for the baby-to-be, play the baby animal game or create a station for decorating onesies with delightful motifs and designs. The finished pieces make cute keepsakes for mum, dad and baby. (via Style Me Pretty)
Drinks for days
Mix homemade mocktails or get creative with fruits, herbs and veggies and wow the guests with water. This drink station looks seriously stunning and is a much cheaper alternative to supplying soft drinks and alcohol on the day. (via HRJ Events)
Words of wisdom
A sweet memento from the shower and something for you and baby to cherish over time. Get creative with baby shower guest book ideas and ask guests to sign their name and well wishes. This timber slice guest book ties in beautifully with the rest of the woodland baby shower theme. (via Project Nursery)
A tiny way to say thanks
Rather than buying favours or giving guests something they’ll never use, think outside the box and put a creative spin on a pantry stable. These teeny tiny bottles of herb-infused salt are simply adorable and a lovely personal touch too. (via Style Me Pretty)
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