Elephant Themed Baby Shower

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With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

My first grandson is now nine weeks old and I promised myself I’d share the shower I threw for my daughter before he was crawling around! 

Aiden James Baldridge entered the world four weeks early and threw us all into a panic (you can read the story here).

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

He was worth every minute of those days and was the best reason ever to throw an elephant themed baby shower!

Rachel used gray and light blue in the nursery with some elephant decor and I wanted to follow along in our party.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

If you remember the gender reveal party Rachel and I put together you might want to watch carefully for repurposed decorations here.

My niece Jennifer (photographer extraordinare) did all the graphics for the party and provided the cake and cupcakes as well.

Party Invitation

Isn’t this invitation Jennifer designed just darling?

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike. From Marty's Musings blog. 

 Party Decorations

I saved the party decorations from the gender reveal (at least the blue ones) and reused them, including the pom poms and paper wheels.

 With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

Recognize this chalkboard paper banner? I also used it at my Super Bowl party as well as the gender reveal.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

My youngest daughter did the chalkboard for the punch table. 

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

(Please forgive the imperfect photos. It’s hard to hostess and take pictures!)

Party Food

I went very simple for the party with finger foods like Sausage Rollups, chicken dip, ham buns and salsa.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike. 

Same blue dollar store buckets (from the reveal) were used for chips.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

 The elephant cake was the star of the food table.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

 Isn’t it just lovely?

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

Cupcakes were gorgeous and scrumptious! 

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

I made the simplest blue frozen punch and froze ice cubes for it the night before.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.  

Party Entertainment

The most hysterical party game? Name the poopy diaper, which was really different kinds of candy bars melted in individual disposable diapers. Each party guest took a stab at naming the chocolate.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

As much of a chocoholic as I am I did terrible! My nose totally failed me!

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

One of the other group activities was the “wishes for baby” card we had everyone fill out. It was fun to see how each of the guests filled it out differently.

 With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

At the shower I also had a onesie for all of us to sign. My best advice would be to have extras! I bought some  brand new ones at a yard sale for a quarter each so when I messed up a couple it wasn’t too bad! 

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

Party Favors

Jennifer designed these adorable popcorn wrappers based on this idea. She had them printed for me and I simply rolled them up and used a glue stick to adhere one end to the other.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower from Marty's Musings, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike. 

Jennifer also made a ribbon corsage for the mom to be and one for the nana and aunt to be Stephanie. So cute!

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

 We had a wonderful afternoon together and Rachel got some great gifts.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

With tips and tricks on throwing a DIY Elephant Themed Baby Shower, these ideas on food and decor will thrill both the expectant mom and party guests alike.

Would you like to see more of my party ideas? Check out my daughter’s 16th birthday party, my husband’s graduation party and the baby gender reveal.

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Comments

  1. Karma says:

    How much would it cost for the invitations? Is there a link for it?

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Karma. We aren’t selling the invitations. They were just made for the shower only. Sorry! You might try etsy for some invites that are available. Good luck!

  2. Shannon says:

    Would love to know how she made the ribbon corsage as i’m not very crafty but love the idea

    • Marty Walden says:

      Hi, Shannon. I don’t have a tutorial on my site but if you look on Pinterest I’m sure you can find one for the corsage. It was adorable! Have a great day!

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