These lion table centerpieces had everyone going wild at this baby shower. Our customer also wanted a crazy column at the entrance to the shower to coordinate with the colors they were using.
No matter the theme, we can help you make your event one of a kind!
To make your event more memorable, try thinking outside the box! Balloons are not only affordable, but can be customized with any color or theme. Feeling overwhelmed trying to plan the perfect baby shower?
We've made it easy for you with our checklist!
We suggest allowing 2 months to prepare. Here is our week by week guide!
Talk with the mommy-to-be to set a date & time
Give the mommy-to-be two weeks to come up with a guest list and get you the names and addresses of the guests
Choose a location for the party and reserve it if needed
Choose a theme based on what you think the mommy-to-be would like
Think about coordinating with the nursery theme or colors
Choose a caterer or if you’re making the food yourself, come up with a menu
Order or make the invitations
Ask the mommy-to-be where she is registered and include that on the invitations
Get cute stamps and address invitations for mailing
Begin thinking about the gift you want to give and discuss the budget with other hostesses
Mail the invitations
Decide what kind of decorations, balloons & flowers you'll have
Think table centerpieces and don’t forget the corsage!
Choose your balloon decorator and florist for decorations for your event
Make sure you have enough tables and seats for guests reserved at your event space
Make a list of any props, prizes, or party favors you may need
Prepare a shopping list for any food and beverages you'll need
Purchase the gift for the mommy-to-be
Purchase whatever props, prizes, or party favors you'll need
Wrap all favors and gifts
If you're using a restaurant or party space, confirm the reservation
If the party is at your home, decide which serving dishes,
utensils, table linens, and napkins you'll use
Clean or iron table linens if necessary
Re-confirm your plans with the caterer, if you are using one
Phone anyone who has not called to RSVP
Re-confirm with hostesses who've been asked to bring food or special items
2 Days in Advance
Shop for perishables, ice, and other remaining supplies
Prepare food that can be made in advance
Put decorations into place
Set the table(s)
Check with the mommy-to-be to see how she's feeling
Have a comfortable chair for her to use at the shower
1 Day in Advance
Finish preparing food
Pick up prepared foods, if you're not cooking, or touch base with caterer
Pick up or have the flowers & balloons delivered
Vacuum, clean guest bathroom
Set up extra chairs for guests
Set up an area to display the baby gifts
The Morning of the Shower
Have all hostesses arrive at the party site an hour or two ahead of time
Set out food, except items that need to stay warm or cold
Introduce the guests to each other
Eat, Take Pictures, Play Games & Open Gifts
Make sure the guest of honor is well-fed, comfortable, and happy --
which she probably will be, thanks to great friends like you!
Designate someone to record who gave which gift
Designate someone to collect all wrapping paper for trash
Designate someone to repackage all the gifts for the guest of honor to take home