10 Unique, Fun, and Simple Baby Shower Themes!

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After you have announced your pregnancy in one of these adorable ways, it’s baby shower time! After the long, grueling months of growing a baby and sacrificing your body to your little bundle of joy, it’s time to sit back and celebrate you. It’s a milestone in the forty weeks of your pregnancy, and a fun reason to throw a party and have a good time with your family and friends. With the rise of social media, baby showers, gender reveals, and other parties have become huge deals. But they’re often recreations of parties seen on other pages. So if you’re looking for some fun, unique, and simple baby shower themes (because let’s face it, you’re tired), look no further.

Sunshine Theme

Decorations at a Sunshine-themed Baby Shower | We Heart Parties

This simple and unique theme is bound to bring happiness to each guest who attends the party. Sunshine sparks happiness and warmth, and theming a baby shower around those feelings is a sure-fire way to have an amazing party. Through yellow, white, and gold decorations, this theme will come together perfectly. Here are some ideas to bring your sunshine-themed baby shower to life:

  • Yellow and White bowls to hold candies and other various food
  • Yellow and White M&Ms and Skittles
  • Sunflowers in each centerpiece
  • Lemonade and other lemon beverages
  • Lemon Cake in the shape of a sun
  • Garlands with yellow and white flowers to decorate tables
  • Yellow, gold, and white paper pom-pom decorations to hang

Unicorn Theme

Dessert set up at a unicorn-themed baby shower | Kara’s Party Ideas

Pregnancy is a magical time, so a magical baby shower theme is only fitting. And what’s more magical than unicorns? It’s a sweet, colorful theme that’s sure to be a hit! With the assistance of pretty pastel colors and rainbows, this theme will spark the magic to life. Here are some ideas for a unicorn-themed baby shower:

  • Unicorn cake including a horn
  • Unicorn cake pops
  • Cookies in the shape of hooves
  • Balloons and decorations in purple, pink, yellow, blue, and white pastel colors
  • Rainbow balloons and decorations
  • White mason jars filled with pastel colored tissue paper and a horn for centerpieces.

Cactus Theme

A cactus-themed dessert table at a baby shower | Inspired By This

This is the perfect theme for a lover of the boho aesthetic. It’s a simple, subtle, yet beautiful theme that is sure to stand out from the rest. Through the use of green, white, and orange colors, the cactus theme comes together. Fresh flowers and other greenery also add to the party’s atmosphere. Here are some ideas for a cactus-themed baby shower:

  • Green, white, and orange desserts
  • Cactus-shaped cookies
  • White and orange flowers, as well as other various greenery
  • Cactus and fresh flowers for centerpieces
  • Small cacti as party favors for guests

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” Theme

Winter wonderland decorations for a baby shower | Simple Purposeful Living

This winter wonderland is a simple, yet fun theme that is perfect for the winter time. Decorations are simple to find, as you may find many of them in your holiday storage! With the use of blue, silver, and white colors, this theme is easy to create. Here are some ideas for a winter wonderland baby shower:

  • Tiny silver, white, and blue tinsel trees
  • Paper snowflakes to hang
  • Peppermint bark and candies
  • Blue cake with white snowflakes
  • Snowflake-shaped cookies
  • Hot cocoa bar

“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” Theme

Star-themed dessert table | Baby and Breakfast

A nursery rhyme turned into a baby shower theme, is there anything better than that? This theme is not only unique, it’s also very simple to achieve. Through star-shaped decorations and foods, and the help of some gold, white, blue, and silver hues, this theme is sure to put a twinkle in your eye. Here are some ideas for a star-themed party:

  • Create the night sky with a row of dark blue balloons placed above gold star-shaped balloons
  • Star and moon-shaped cake pops and cookies
  • Dark blue cake covered with gold stars

“Baby To Bee” Theme

Bumble bee-themed dessert table at a baby shower | Catch My Party

Here’s a unique theme for parents who are super excited to celebrate their baby to “bee”. Through the use of bees, honey, and gold and yellow hues, this party is sure to be the bees’ knees. This is also the perfect shower if you still have not announced the gender of you baby! Gender reveal ideas? We got them! Here are some ideas for a bee-themed baby shower:

  • Honey pot cupcakes
  • A cake shaped like a bee hive
  • Honey sticks
  • Stuffed animal bees holding a honey pot as centerpieces
  • Gold and yellow balloons
  • White and yellow flowers

Teddy Bear Theme

Teddy Bear-themed dessert table | Hostess with the Mostest

A teddy bear theme is a unique and sweet way to celebrate the bundle of joy on its way. This beloved children’s toy is an amazing theme for anyone’s baby shower. Through teddy bears and colors of your choice, this theme is simple and fitting for any baby shower. Here are some ideas for a teddy bear-themed baby shower:

  • Teddy bears, and lots of them
  • A toy chest filled with bears to put on the dessert table
  • A cake with your colors of choice, and a teddy bear cake topper
  • Bear claws
  • Cake pops shaped like bear heads
  • Pawprint cookies
  • Pancakes shaped like bear heads
  • Other decorations in your colors of choice

“My Little Pumpkin” Theme

Pumpkin-themed dessert table | Brit + Co

With unique and simple themes already listed for all the other seasons, this pumpkin theme easily represents fall. Fall is basically synonymous with pumpkin. Pumpkin patches, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin muffins ⸺ the list goes on and on. This pumpkin theme is simple, unique, and gets you into the fall spirit. Here are some ways to achieve this pumpkin theme:

  • Pumpkin muffins
  • Pumpkin-shaped cupcakes
  • Pumpkin cookies with orange and black icing so guests can make their own jack o’lantern cookies
  • Pumpkin pie in lieu of a cake
  • Pumpkins to decorate with
  • Orange, yellow, and green balloons
  • Hay stacks

Baby Book Theme

Dessert table at a book-themed baby shower | Catch My Party

This is an amazing theme for someone who’s excited to start their new chapter. A baby book theme is not only cute and unique, it’s also a good way to get a collection started for your new little one. These books provide you with the perfect decorations that will also have use long after your baby shower. It’s simple and practical! Here are some ideas for a book-themed baby shower:

  • Goldfish for One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
  • Cookies for If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
  • Various fruits and foods from The Hungry Caterpillar
  • Donuts for If You Give A Dog A Donut
  • Muffins for If You Give A Moose A Muffin
  • Pink cupcakes for Pinkalicious. (Get the books that match with each food item in order to decorate the table)
  • Use various children’s books as centerpieces for the tables
  • Have guests bring their favorite children’s book instead of a gift

“Apple of My Eye” Theme

Apple-themed table | Kara’s Party Ideas

This party could be a fall theme, but it’s honestly fitting in any season ⸺ much like apples! Taking this endearing phrase and turning it into a baby shower theme is a fun way to celebrate your baby. Through the use of apples (green, red, yellow, or even all three), baskets, and apple-themed foods, there’s not much you have to do to embody this theme. Here are some ideas for an apple-themed baby shower:

  • Apple pie
  • A lot of apples
  • Apple strudel
  • Baskets to hold apples
  • Apple donuts
  • Rustic decorations like wood planks
  • Apple slices with sides of caramel dipping sauce

These were some simple, unique, and fun baby shower themes that are sure to make your party a hit. These themes aren’t hard to achieve, and will leave your guests in awe. Any of these ideas are sure to provide you with the baby shower of your dreams!

While you’re planning your baby shower, be sure to order a gender prediction on our site based on the theory/theories of you choice! Make the wait fun!