Woodland Theme Baby Shower

Woodland Theme Baby Shower | Baby Chick

Woodland Theme Baby Shower

Finding the right theme for a baby shower can be tough. There’s so many cute ones to choose from! I always like it when people draw inspiration from the baby’s nursery for baby showers because that allows the mommy-to-be to keep special mementos from the shower and add them to her newest little’s room. Those decor items are sweet keepsakes that she’ll be able to look at and enjoy for years to come. When I was pregnant, we planned an ocean themed nursery for my son and had the cutest ocean themed baby shower to celebrate his upcoming arrival. So for my sweet friend I wanted to do the same thing for her. When I heard that she was designing a woodland inspired nursery for her soon-to-be daughter’s room, I knew that we could make something beautiful. I think a woodland theme baby shower is perfect for any mama whether she’s expecting a baby boy or a baby girl. I hope this shower gives you some inspiration for your next event!

Welcome Station

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When your guests first walk in, it’s great to have a welcome station where they can be greeted and sign a guest book for the mom-to-be. I found this cute drop box frame that works as a guest book–perfect for all kinds of events.

Mimosa Station

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Next stop is the bar! You want to have something for the guests to enjoy and a mimosa bar is always a crowd favorite. Be sure to have something to drink that is nonalcoholic for the pregnant ladies too, especially for the mommy-to-be of the day! You can pick up a bottle of sparkling cider and add some fruit in her drink so she can have some bubbles too. I also recommend making a lemonade or a fruit infused water. It’s nice to have something that is refreshing and hydrating. We had water with lemon, strawberries and mint.

One of our friends even custom printed each of the attendee’s names on the champagne glasses. Such a cute party favor idea!

Food Station

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After grabbing their drink, guests then make their way over to the food area as they mingle with their friends. This shower started at 2pm so all it required were small bites. If you plan your event during breakfast, lunch or dinner time hours, a meal should be served. With a 2pm event time all you need are some appetizers, small plates and sweets! Our friends were so helpful and each brought something for us to nibble on. We had some yummy chicken salad sandwiches displayed on a cute tiered cupcake stand, a veggie tray (the veggies were in the shape of an owl) and fruit kabobs. You could also do cake pops with the wooden logs too instead of the fruit.

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Sweets Station

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Speaking of sweets, everyone loves the dessert station. How cute are these “birch tree twigs” and the nutbutter acorns, right? One of the girls brought them with her and they were simply perfect for this woodland themed shower! I also splurged on a yummy naked cake and added a sweet cake topper to finish the look. And the flowers and greenery everywhere truly made the woodland theme come to life! College Park Flowers did a beautiful job.

Photo Station

Wherever you decide to host your baby shower, look for a place where you can have a good photo opportunity. Guests love to commemorate the special occasion with a group shot. Photo backdrops are becoming more popular at events and I wanted to create exactly that for a fun spot for our guests to gather. This boxwood backdrop wall from College Park Flowers was beautiful. You can actually rent this boxwood backdrop from them and not have to worry about DIYing your own boxwood wall. It really made for a great focal point and hot spot. Everyone loved it!

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All in the Details

What really makes an event are all the little details. I did a ton of research looking for the best and cutest woodland theme items to really make this event special. Here are my favorites that I definitely recommend.

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A cute diaper cake is a great focal point if you have a table that needs some pizzazz. These diaper cakes literally could not be more perfect for this woodland theme baby shower and the mommy-to-be loved them! I stuck a cake topper on top of the largest one, which I felt really completed the whole look. The little candles all around were for the candle ceremony that we did during the shower to express excitement, love and positivity for the baby’s upcoming birth. (My hosts did this at my blessingway and I think every expecting mom should do this at their shower!)

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Flowers, greenery and crowns, oh my! College Park Flowers knocked it out of the park and really made the event fabulous! Amie from College Park Flowers was so sweet and truly has an amazing eye for style and design. She and her team were in and out in no time setting everything up. If you can swing this in your event budget I definitely recommend it.

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These crib bows are just too precious. They added a romantic, feminine feel to the decor. I love how we took pieces that the expecting mama wanted and added them to our decorations list. This way she could enjoy them during the shower and then take them home for baby’s room.

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And how cute are these banners and gift boxes? These woodland animals were the perfect touch to this theme. They are thick, well made, and I love how the flowers have some dimension. I put in some trail mix and little candies inside the thank you boxes for our guests to take home.

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For some personalization, I found this fabulous door hanger that the mommy-to-be can hang on her hospital door when she has her baby girl and/or in baby’s room as well as this super cute wooden floral initial. These both screamed perfection when it comes to a woodland themed baby shower event and nursery design.

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Another personalized piece was this adorable rustic name banner. The little deer and flowers on the fabric with bows on the end . . . simply precious!

I also got this sweet and simple gift list printout so we could easily keep track of who got her what so she could easily write out her thank you cards without forgetting anything or anyone.

As for gifts, I always recommend sticking to her baby registry. It’s very sweet of you to think outside of the box but I promise she will be so grateful if you get her some of the things that she researched and knows that she needs. But if everything is already purchased from her registry, I have a list of items that I recommend getting for her that she will definitely love!

Gifts She Will Love

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A cute diaper bag is something that every mama needs. This Petunia Pickle Bottom Boxy Backpack is a best seller and we really love that it has a built-in changing station, lots of organizational pockets and multiple carrying options. And when it comes to diaper time, the Ubbi is a parent favorite. We chose the white Ubbi diaper pail and some diaper pail bags to keep her ready when dooty calls! 😉

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A good baby lounger like the Pello is also something she and baby will love. It’s create that this is perfect for a lounging newborn, doing tummy time, and it grows with your child! Children love to cuddle up on them.

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And if your friend is having a baby girl and loves this woodland theme, these precious gifts will make her swoon!

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If you want to see what the event was like in real life and have a closer look at everything, watch our Facebook Live below!

Woodland themed baby shower for a baby girl! ?? Check it out!!

Posted by Baby Chick on Saturday, February 9, 2019

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Nina is The Baby Chick® & CEO of Baby Chick®. She is a baby planner, birth doula, postpartum doula, childbirth educator, newborn care specialist, and a mother. With over eight years of experience, she has supported hundreds of families during their pregnancies, births, and postpartum journeys.

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