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There are many things you can do to throw the perfect baby shower. Many people choose to go by a certain theme for their shower, but you don't have to. If you wish to do so, that is your choice. These are just some ideas to get you thinking about what you want when this special time comes. A baby shower is a special time and many woman want to make it a great event. I am going to give you some tips and some ideas. I will tell you how you can turn heads and be the talk of the town once your baby shower is over. Don't worry, you don't have to go overboard. You can apply these same ideas in portions if you wish to not go all out on your baby shower. I do urge you to be creative and decorate. It is a tradition and it is a special day in your life.
Make sure you have a camera to take pictures because you will treasure this single event. It can also give you ideas for a baby shower if it comes up again. Like I said, you may want to throw a simple shower. That is fine. When you throw a baby shower, you have to think about your guest also. And if anything, do it in spirit for your baby. I promise you will treasure this time in your life. You can call all your girlfriends on the phone and tell them about your shower, but an invitation is a great way to announce your baby shower. Yes, you can call them and tell them about your baby shower, but what happens if they forget? You can get invitations for low prices at dollar stores or at Wal-Mart. You will find that the local area dollar store may be where you shop for most of your stuff. Other mothers may want to go all out.
Either way is fine. The only wrong is not getting proper invitations. You send them to anyone and everyone you want too. Despite common gesture, the more people show up, the more gifts. It is baby shower 101. Don't think of yourself as being rude. When it comes to decorating, you can think outside the box. If you are going with a theme, then you would decorate around your theme. But as I said earlier, a theme is not a necessity. You can decorate anyway you wish and the dollar store is a great place to fine decorations for cheap. I know we all can't afford to shell out hundreds for a baby shower. You don't have too. The dollar store has plenty of decorations. You may have to put them together to make one decoration, but it can be done. You can go anywhere you wish. This is just giving you an idea just in case you are strapped for cash. Most baby showers are decorated in blue or pink.
These are traditional colors, but you don't have to abide by the ordinary. This is your baby shower. You may want to go with silver and purple or green and gold. Any color combination will work. Just try to base all your additions to your base color. If you choose to go with yellow, then use yellow balloons, yellow wrapping, and yellow candles. You can use one color or two. Use three if you want. Once again, these are just examples. It is important to have everything matching. There are many things that you can use to decorate your baby shower. You can decorate with candles, balloons, flowers, candy, treats, wraps, beads, babies, art, and many other things. You can use birthday string, baby items, and creative items. You can create decorations with food, art paper, tissues, or with store bought baby decorations. Be creative, You may already have kids that may want to help you. You may get together with your sisters or family. You can't go wrong when decorating. As you may already know, cupcakes are popular at baby showers, as well as a cake.
You may want to buy your own cupcakes or you may want to make them yourself. You can decorate them with many things. You can use different icings and you may want them to match your overall color theme. I believe you should keep everything matching, but you don't have too. The illustrated pictures will give you some ideas on cupcakes. Cakes are popular also and they can be decorated anyway you wish. You may also want to serve drinks for your visitors. I would advise you to have a variety of drinks. You want to be able to offer at least three different drinks and one can include water. You may wish to have a lite alcoholic drink for those who wish to have a drink. It is your shower, but offer variety. Some people even cook meals for everyone at the shower, especially if it is more of a family event then friends. You may want to offer burgers and hot dogs or sandwiches. Sandwiches are popular at baby showers.