How To Choose
The Best Baby Shower
Invitations and Templates


When it comes to stylish baby shower invitations, there are several options to choose from:

  • You can choose to go the DIY route, where you make your own unique baby shower invites

  • Print out our free baby shower invites and fill in the shower details (we made some fun freebies for you below)

  • Purchase some ready-made invitations from the store (Target has adorable ones!)

  • Shop for shower invites from online invitation sites such as Minted (our fave!)

Whichever route you choose to go, they are sure to be fabulous!

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Quick Tips For A Smooth Invitation Experience:

• Be sure to have a few extra invitations on hand. You will need one to give the mom-to-be to put in the baby book. And you never know when long lost friends will come out of the woodwork and need an invite!

• Send invitations out 3-4 weeks before the baby shower. Any sooner and guests may forget. Any later and they may already be booked up.

Popular Baby Shower Invitation Themes

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Creative Baby Shower Invitation Ideas to Welcome The Little One

A baby shower is a special occasion that celebrates the impending arrival of a new baby and allows friends and family to come together to show their love and support for the expecting parents.

One of the first steps in planning a memorable baby shower is choosing the perfect invitation.

Your invitation sets the tone for the event, so it's essential to make it unique and meaningful.

1. Themed Invitations

Consider incorporating a theme into your baby shower invitation to add a touch of personality to the event. Some popular themes include nautical, woodland, jungle, or even a favorite children's book. Use imagery, colors, and fonts that match the chosen theme to make your invitation stand out.

2. DIY Invitations

Get crafty and create your own invitations. DIY invitations not only showcase your creativity but also add a personal touch to the event. Use materials like colored paper, ribbons, stickers, and rubber stamps to design unique and heartfelt invites.

3. Photo Invitations

Include a photo of the expecting parents or the ultrasound image of the baby on the invitation. This adds a sentimental touch to your invites and gives guests a sneak peek of the little one who will soon be joining the family.

4. Gender Reveal Invitations

If the parents are waiting to reveal the baby's gender, consider incorporating this element into the invitation. Use a gender-neutral color scheme, or create a scratch-off design where guests can reveal the baby's gender when they RSVP.

5. Interactive Invitations

Add an element of fun to your invitations by creating interactive elements. You can design invitations that fold out into diaper-shaped cards, pop-up cards, or even include puzzles or riddles for guests to solve before they RSVP.

6. Baby Clothesline Invitations

For a charming and whimsical touch, design your invitation to look like a mini clothesline with tiny baby clothes hanging from it. This idea is not only adorable but also a creative way to represent the impending arrival of the little one.

7. Digital Invitations

In this age of technology, digital invitations have become increasingly popular. You can create a beautiful digital invitation and send it via email, social media, or specialized invitation websites. This eco-friendly option is not only convenient but also allows for easy tracking of RSVPs.

8. Tea Party Invitations

If you're planning a more elegant and sophisticated baby shower, consider tea party-themed invitations. Use floral designs and pastel colors to set the tone for a delightful and refined event.

9. Book Themed Invitations

If the parents are book lovers, a book-themed invitation is a perfect choice. Create an invitation that resembles a book cover and incorporate quotes or references from their favorite books.

10. Balloon Pop Invitations

For an element of surprise, send invitations that have a small balloon attached. Guests can pop the balloon to reveal the date, time, and location of the baby shower. It's a playful and exciting way to invite your loved ones to the celebration.

Choosing the right baby shower invitation is an important step in creating a memorable and meaningful event.

Whether you opt for a themed invitation, a DIY project, or a digital design, your choice should reflect the personality of the parents and the joy of welcoming their little one.

With these creative baby shower invitation ideas, you can set the perfect tone for a celebration filled with love, laughter, and anticipation.

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Get tons of baby shower invite wording here

If you're feeling extra crafty and want to make your own, homemade invitations from scratch - gather your glue dots, stamps, stickers and glitter and start making those cute creations! Below is a bit of inspiration!

Some clever invitation ideas are:

  • Type out shower details on the computer using a cute font. Print out on decorative paper or vellum. Decorate with cute embellishments (found at craft stores) such as little pacifiers, bottles, or baby feet cut outs.

  • For a simple yet sweet idea - glue a small pink or blue button to the front of a blank card (you can buy both the buttons and cards at your local craft store). Using a nice quality pen or letter stamps, write "Cute As A Button" right below the button. Visit our baby shower poems page for more cute wording ideas.

  • Cut triangle shapes out of pastel colored felt; fold the sides of felt in to look like a diaper and fasten with a diaper pin; write shower details on a small sheet of paper and tuck inside the diaper.

  • Creative Wording Ideas & Poems - Perfect baby shower wording and poems for: invitations, thank you cards, twin baby shower invitations, couples shower invitations, announcements and cakes

  • Book Baby Shower Wording Ideas - a great way to build up a library full of classic baby books for the new baby - is to host a book-themed baby shower! We have created a page full of cute book invitation wording ideas!

  • Match Your Shower Invitations To A Cute Theme Idea - We have whipped up a huge list of cute baby shower themes! Some include - baby shower footprint invitation ideas, baby girl and boy shower invitation ideas, African American shower invitations, cowboy, princess, stork, baby shower sports theme, ducks, moon & stars, mod mom, survivor and more.

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