15 Baby Shower Decoration Ideas & Color Schemes

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You’ve got the task of creating a fun, memorable and awesome baby shower for a friend or family member?  Congratulations!  One of the hardest parts of the job is picking an epic theme or color scheme.  I’m hoping this post of 15 Baby Shower Decoration Ideas is a great starting point for a solid idea that you can run with and create your own.

Notice that with each baby shower decoration idea I’ve made pinnable color-scheme images so if you like them, you can pin them to Pinterest and come back later to revisit them!  Each idea also leads you to where you can get that color scheme decorations in bulk on Amazon for a thrifty price so you can spend a little more on food and cakes!

Plus these themes would also work if you needed to create a gender neutral baby shower or a baby shower for male/female fraternal twins!

15 Baby Shower Decoration Ideas For Boys, Girls and Neutral Parties

1. Circus Themed Baby Shower  Decoration  Ideas

Primary Colors for circus baby shower decoration ideasThe fun and flair of a circus is enjoyable for everyone, no matter the gender.

  • This party theme allows you to throw a big celebration without the traditional pinks and baby blues.
  • The color scheme for this is mostly primary colors (and some glitter)- which are the first colors babies see! (I like fun facts)
  • Animals galore- tigers, monkeys, elephants and horses all come together under one tented roof
  • Delicious snacks are easy to come by- popcorn, cotton candy and circus peanuts to name a few
  • Balloons are an easy and simple decoration that will always make a statement

Get the look on Amazon:

NICROLANDEE Carnival Party Supplies Birthday Balloon Tissue Paper Flowers Pom Poms Honeycomb Ball Circle Dots Hanging Garland Banner for Circus Baby Shower Clown Backdrop Beach Kids Party Decorations

2. Safari Themed Baby Shower Decoration Ideas

colors for a safari themed baby shower decoration ideas

Bring the eye catching prints and savanna neutrals to the party with a safari themed baby shower.

    • Zebra prints and cheetah prints can bring interest to the design mix
    • Natural fabrics like burlap and linen can give the event an elegant and rustic feel
    • This theme is a perfect mix of nature and nurture.
    • Decorate with golds, grays, and greens

Get the look on Amazon:

Gender Neutral Baby Shower Balloon Decoration Set, 16′ Balloon Arch Garland, Metallic Gold, White and Clear Balloons, Letter Balloon, Boy or Girl, Gold Baby Shower Decorations, Unisex, Gender Reveal


3. Baby Ducks Themed Baby Shower Decoration Ideas

rubber duckies in bubbles for baby shower decoration ideas

Everyone enjoys watching little ducklings follow single file behind their mother wiggling and wobbling around. Ducks are the quintessential baby animal when it come to a gender neutral baby shower. Waddle it be? Boy or girl?

  • Rubber duckies are cute and easy decorations to find
  • They come in all shapes, size and styles to fit your personality
  • Bubbles and balloons can add whimsy to this cute baby bath time theme.

4. Outer Space Themed Baby Shower Decoration Ideas

colors from out space for baby shower decoration ideas

The cosmos provides a beautiful color scheme for your gender neutral baby shower. The stars, planets, galaxies and nebulas are a natural wonder, just like your little bundle of joy. By utilizing this striking theme, you guarantee a shower that is “out of this world”.

    • Galaxy cakes and treats are mesmerizing and delicious
    • Pick the most beautiful colors in the universe
    • Stars and planets make great hanging accents
    • So many ways to make this theme exciting

Get the look on Amazon:

Party City Galaxy Tableware Kit and Supplies for 16 Guests, Includes Plates, Cups, and More

BALONAR 3.2g 90pcs Metallic Chrome Balloon in Blue Green and Purple for Wedding Birthday Party Decoration (Blue Green Purple)

Teal Purple Lavender Silver Tissue Paper Pom Poms Flowers Tissue Tassel Garland Polka Dot Paper Garland Kit for Shower Party Decoration

5. Woodland Creature Themed Baby Shower-forest colors for baby shower decoration ideas

  • A woodland creature baby shower is so cute and whimsical.
  • Plenty of themed decorations available in kits
    • Animal cupcake toppers
    • Forest creature food toppers
    • Leaves, Balloons, Pom Poms, Banner and Lanterns
  • Easy to prepare themed food

Get the look on Amazon:

Sweet Baby Co. Woodland Animals Baby Shower Decorations Neutral Party Supplies With Welcome Baby Banner, Forest Animal Creatures Cut Outs, Balloons, Leaves, Paper Lanterns, Flower Pom Poms

6. French Bakery Themed Baby Shower-

pastel pastry colors for baby shower decoration ideasThe pastries found in a French bakery are delicate and full of color. Using this as the theme of your baby shower will make for a delicious treat for your guests. A French bakery is filled with pastel colors and soft materials, thus making the perfect aesthetic for a gender neutral baby shower.

  • Tie this in to the classic “Pat a Cake” nursery rhyme.
  • Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker’s man.
    Bake me a cake as fast as you can;
    Pat it and prick it and mark it with B,
    Put it in the oven for baby and me.

Pastries to choose from

  • Macarons (the most popular and color dense of french baked goods)
  • Petit Fours
  • Fruit Tarts
  • Madeleines
  • Eclairs

Get the look on Amazon:

iShyan 12 Pcs Assorted Rainbow Colors Tissue Paper Pom Poms Flower Balls for Birthday Wedding Party Baby Shower Decorations

7. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Themed Baby Shower-

navy and gold twinkle star baby shower decoration ideasThis is one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the world. This gender neutral baby shower ideas is perfect for glitzy and glam style people. Being able to incorporate golds, silvers, yellows and glitter makes for a classic and up scale theme.

    • Hanging star cutouts would be thematically perfect
    • Twinkling lights in tulle would have a soft and etherial element.
    • Various heights of mirrored platters create a beautiful tablescape

Get the look on Amazon:

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Baby Shower or Birthday Party Decoration Kit – Fundle Bundle

8. Mary Had a Little Lamb Themed Baby Shower-mary had a little lamb baby shower decoration ideas

Nursery rhymes are always a good spring board for baby shower ideas. Mary had a little lamb gives you the perfect opportunity to utilize soft billowy cotton and little bows.

    • Soft whites are delicate and beautiful
    • Incorporate lace, burlap, gingham and other rural themed fabrics
    • Try making your own bunting with my easy no sew bunting template!
    • Clusters of lambs tail greenery with white flowers and mason jars will make the theme inspiring

Get the look on Amazon:

Ling’s moment Buffalo Plaid Fabric Tassel Garland, Lace Burlap Rig Tie Banner, Fall/Thanksgiving Decorations, Rustic Wedding Garland, Shabby Chic Garland Rag Tie Banner, 4FT (Black+White+Khaki)
Andaz Press Large Tissue Paper Pom Poms Hanging Decorations, Kraft Brown, 14-inch, 4-Pack, Burlap Natural Outdoor Wedding Decor Colored Birthday Party Supplies

9. Jungle Animal Themed Baby Shower

colors for jungle themed baby shower decoration ideas

When I talked in the Animal Themed Baby Shower post, I discussed how jungle animal and safari themes are different as far as color schemes are concerned.

    • Jungle theme give you the opportunity to use bright tropical colors
    • There are more flowers and animals that are found in a jungle than in a safari
    • This is a fun time to use leopard prints or leis that you would not use in safari theme

Get the look on Amazon:

Jungle Safari Theme Party Decorations 174pcs:130 latex balloons,24 Green Palm Leaves, 16 feets Arch Balloon strip tape, 2 Balloon tying tools Safri party Supplies and Favors for Kids Boys Birthday Baby Shower Decor

10. “Pick her favorite animal” Themed Baby Shower

I love owls. I threw an owl themed party and I am sure that this would also make a great option for the Mommy-To-Be if she has a favorite animal. There are so many popular animal decorations out there right now that whether its llamas, cats, sloths, or adorable koalas, there are decorations to be had!

  • Tailoring the animal to the Mom-to-be makes it very distinct
  • You can choose your desired color palette to fit her favorite colors
  • This makes it very personalized to her

Get the look on Amazon:

Llama Hello Baby Shower or Birthday Balloon Party Bundle, Includes 13 Balloons

Traditional Baby Shower Decoration Color Schemes

11. Pink and Blue Baby Showerpink and blue baby shower decoration ideas

If you would like something classic and traditional, you can go with the mixture of blue and pink for your decorations. Being that gender reveal parties are such a big deal right now, these color combinations can be easy to pick up in a kit.

    • Classic and traditional gender neutral color scheme
    • Create layers of the colors to accentuate the theme
    • Different shades of blue and pink can make for a twist on the normal pastels

Get the look on Amazon:

CHOTIKA 23 pcs Tissue Paper Flowers Pom Poms Party Decorations Tassel Garland for Baby Girl Unicorn Birthday Party Supplies Bridal Shower Decorative Decor 100% Premium Paper(Blue, Pink, Yellow)

12. Nude, Cream, White and Gold

soft colors for a baby shower baby shower decoration ideas

I love the earthy yet glamorous nature of this color palette. Incorporating this color combination in your shower will feel warm and cozy with a hint of glitz.

        • Bring in natural fabrics
        • Linen and burlap will give it a classic rustic feel
        • Natural materials like wood and metals keep it balanced

YARA Neutral Baby Shower Decorations for Coed, Unisex, Boy or Girl, Rustic Welcome Baby Banner in Burlap, Tassels, Gold and White Gender Neutral Baby Shower Decor Set, Gold Paper Fans Decorations

Beautiful Baby Shower Color Combinations

These lovely color combinations are very eye catching and still remain gender neutral

13. Peach, Teal and Gold Baby Shower Colors

These colors look fantastic together, they are basically one shade off from their respective traditional color pairing.


14. Gold, Mint and Cream

This is a very modern color scheme. The colors are perfectly paired and tantalize the eye. Needless to say I am in love with the color palette (I even use this in my home decorations)

  • Mint is a very neutral color and is calming
  • Gold is glitzy and celebratory by nature
  • Cream is a great option to the starkness of white and creates an upscale feel

Mint Gold Birthday Decorations Mint Cream Gold Polka Dot Paper Fan Tissue Paper Pom Pom Honeycomb Balls for Trial Baby Shower Decorations Mint Gold First Birthday Bridal Shower Decorations

15. Navy, Coral, Mint and Grey

This has a very clean feel to it. The colors go together like something in a Williams and Sonoma catalog. It has classic written all over it.


Hope that you found these 15 baby shower decoration ideas along with color schemes helpful for your next shower that you are planning!


Gender Neutral Baby Shower Ideas
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