The Time Capsule Baby Shower

As you probably realize by now, we're on a mission to supply you with the freshest, most thought-provoking, and above all fun baby shower themes we can find or invent. This time, we offer up what may be the ultimate in memory-type themes: the time capsule shower.

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The College Fund Baby Shower

You don't often hear the terms "baby shower" and "college fund" used together, but you probably should. Even today, it costs about $10,000 a year just to attend an in-state public college or university. Who knows how much it'll cost 18 years from now, much less whether or not financial aid will be available?

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A Children's Baby Shower

To most shower planners, the concept of a children's baby shower is... well, a bit weird. After all, the basic idea of a baby shower is to shower the mother with gifts, to make caring for her new baby easier -- and, naturally, to take advantage of the excuse to have a party.

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Two Beautiful Baby Shower Themes

Choosing baby shower themes is rarely easy. Certain things are expected, but then again, we've all been to the same-old, same-old way too many times -- so it's always nice to add a few unique touches to the mix.

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A Baby Nursery Renovation: The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift

One way or another, most of the gifts standard to a baby shower will end up in the baby nursery: diapers and wipes, burping cloths, crib, mobiles, blankies and other such et cetera. So... why not take that concept just a little bit farther, and redo the whole thing, ceiling to floor?

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Fun and Practical Baby Shower Gifts

When it comes to baby shower gifts, most of us know what to expect: diapers, onesies, bibs, pacifiers, and the occasional blankie with ducks or bunnies. You know: the usual. Every baby needs 'em, and the mom always appreciates them.

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Baby Showers for Men: Why Not?

The concept of baby showers for men is one that, traditionally, hasn't flown well. But in this age of equality, why not? Why do we dump all the responsibility for preparing for Baby on the gals?

And make no mistake -- beyond the party atmosphere, that's why such showers exist: to shower the mom-to-be with needed goodies and advice. Admittedly, men tend to be only vaguely aware of this...so why not make it more obvious, and throw a men's baby shower?

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A Unique Baby Shower Theme: The Remembrance Shower

These days, finding a truly unique baby shower theme is pretty much like finding a flesh-and-blood unicorn: it ain't gonna happen. But that doesn't mean you can't make your buddy's baby shower a distinctive and memorable event, even without adding male strippers to the mix.

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Your Guide to Baby Shower Organization

Baby shower organization is the key to a successful shower. If possible, you should give yourself about two months to plan. Two months lets you take your time, enjoy the process, and not feel too rushed over the whole thing. If you have less time, it's still very possible: you'll just have to condense some of your planning and -- if you're really rushed -- skip a few steps altogether.

Generally, though, it's more fun to take your time and do your baby shower planning properly. So if you have your eight weeks -- or even if you don't -- here's a timeline to help you figure out how to organize a baby shower.

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Picture Perfect Baby Shower Centerpieces

Many people don't think about baby shower centerpieces. After all, the centerpiece isn't what it once was -- essential to any dinner or party. You can have perfectly beautiful baby showers and never think about a centerpiece -- I guarantee no one will comment on the difference.

So why bother with a centerpiece at all? There are a couple of reasons. First of all, a really good centerpiece attracts a lot of attention, which means you can keep the rest of your baby shower decorations very simple. Second, the centerpiece often doubles as a gift for the mom-to-be, which is a nice touch for any shower. And third, because it's not as common anymore, it sets your shower apart from the crowd.

Convinced? If so, here are some baby shower centerpieces to start with!

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Baby Shower Gifts On Theme

When you shop for baby shower gifts, you don't often consider what others will purchase. If you throw a wedding shower, it's quite common to suggest themed gifts. For example, some people throw kitchen themed wedding showers and ask all guests to bring gifts for the bride-to-be's kitchen along with recipes they've used and loved.

This is less common with baby shower themes, probably because people tend to have a stock of traditional baby shower gift ideas they know the expectant mother will want and need. Still, it can be fun to coordinate gifts around a theme, so if you want to give it a try, here are some great themes and gifts that go with them.

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Unique and Interesting Baby Shower Themes

In my opinion, great baby shower themes have to fulfill two conditions. They have to be unique and fun, and they have to be easy. It's no use to me if I have to spend weeks special ordering stuff off the Internet to make my baby shower ideas come together.

Although I'm as big a fan of unique baby shower themes as anyone, there's such a thing as going too far. Here's a good general question: Can I get most of the stuff I need without leaving my neighborhood/town/city? If the answer is yes, you're in good shape.

These unique baby shower themes are creative and original, but you won't go crazy looking for decorations, favors, and invites.

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How to Host a Green Baby Shower

A green baby shower just makes sense. After all, we want to preserve the environment for future generations, and here's a representative of future generations just waiting to pop out and say hello. Knowing that, how could we NOT host an eco baby shower?

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Planning a Green Baby Shower

Never heard of a green baby shower? Not many people have -- but they're starting to catch on. As more and more people become aware of the environmental consequences of things like disposable diapers, baby food jars, and the many other baby items thrown away each day, eco friendly baby shower themes take hold.

Whether you're dealing with a 'flower child' Mom who plans to do everything as green as possible or you just want to encourage environmental responsibility among your friends, a green baby shower makes a fantastic baby shower theme. Here's what you need to do!

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Baby Shower Themes: The Most Important Part of Your Shower

It's amazing how many people never give baby shower themes a thought. They figure, the point is to give Mom gifts, and as long as we're doing that, the theme doesn't really matter. They couldn't be more wrong. A theme is the most important part of your shower, and all of your baby shower ideas will come from your central theme. Here's why you absolutely must have a theme for your shower.

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Baby Shower Ideas: Around the World

Not all baby shower ideas are homegrown. In fact, you can find many unique and interesting customs by looking at a baby shower "around the world". Whether you want a unique international baby shower theme, are trying to tailor a shower for someone of a specific nationality, or are just interested in new ideas, you're sure to find something to pique your interest.

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Unique Baby Shower: Your Step by Step Guide

Planning a unique baby shower isn't hard. It just takes a bit of patience and creativity. In fact, with a few ideas to start you off, you can probably come up with fantastic ideas all on your own.

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Baby Shower Quotes: Taking Your Invitations from Bland to Babytastic

I love baby shower quotes. Not only is it so easy to find fantastic quotes that perfectly express what you're thinking, there's just something about quotations. They seem to transform even the most boring card, invitation, or place setting into something special.

Not used to using quotes, and not sure where to find cute baby shower quotes? Never fear - everything you need is right here.

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Baby Shower Crafts: Let’s Get This Party Started

Four great baby shower crafts to keep guests entertained.

Patti the Perfect Party Planner is here with some amazing baby shower crafts. If you’re looking for baby shower crafts to do at your baby shower, you sure did come to the right place. From decorated burp rags to diaper cakes, I’ve got baby shower crafts that are sure to keep your guests entertained the whole party through.

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Need Great Baby Shower Ideas?

Baby shower ideas to liven up the party.

So you need some baby shower ideas to liven up your party? Look no further. I’m Patti the Perfect Party Planner and I’m here with some baby shower ideas that are sure to have your party rolling in no time.

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What’s New in Baby Shower Ideas?

New baby shower ideas that are sure to make your party a hit.

Looking for some great baby shower ideas? Look no further! Patti the Perfect Party Planner is here to the rescue once again with great baby shower ideas that are sure to please even the pickiest of party goers.

Whether you’re looking for ideas for games or you’re looking for decorating ideas, I’ve got baby shower ideas by the dozen. I’ll share a few of them with you here.

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Amazing Baby Shower Favor Ideas

Baby shower favor ideas that will leave a lasting impression.

Baby shower favor ideas can often be hard to come up with, especially if you’re in the middle of planning the baby shower of a lifetime. If you haven’t had any time to come up with any good baby shower favor ideas, don’t worry. I’m Patti the Perfect Party Planner and I have a number of great baby shower favor ideas that I’m going to share with you.

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Breathtaking Baby Shower Decorating Ideas

Four absolutely stunning baby shower decorating ideas.

I’m Patti the Perfect Party Planner and I love planning a great baby shower -- especially coming up with great baby shower decorating ideas.

If you’re planning a baby shower and looking for baby shower decorating ideas, look no further. Let me share my expertise with you by giving you four of the greatest baby shower decorating ideas ever.

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Recent Posts

The Time Capsule Baby Shower

The College Fund Baby Shower

Adoptees Deserve Baby Showers Too!

A Children's Baby Shower

Two Beautiful Baby Shower Themes

A Baby Nursery Renovation: The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift

Fun and Practical Baby Shower Gifts

Baby Showers for Men: Why Not?

A Unique Baby Shower Theme: The Remembrance Shower

Your Guide to Baby Shower Organization

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