How to Host a Tropical Summer Baby Shower

June 28, 2018

 

Summer has officially arrived! If you're expecting soon and would love to host a summer baby shower, we've got you covered.

 

Yep, we don't just do wedding invitations. We had the opportunity to create tropical baby shower invites for a client, which you can personalize for your own shower by contacting us here.  Then, let the party planning begin!

 

 

Here's your guide to hosting a flamingo-filled fete that will turn your backyard into a tropical paradise:

 

 

THE EATS

Main Dish: Acai Bowl

Photo by @londonsuppergirl on Instagram

 

You can bring this trendy smoothie shop staple home with Sambazon superfruit packs. Just follow this recipe and top the bowls with your favorite fruits and granola. 

 

Snacks

Photo by @definefettle on Instagram 

 

Set out a bowl of banana chips for your guests to munch on or combine them with more dried fruits and nuts for a tropical trail mix.

 

For a sweet, festive snack, serve these pineapple gummy bears, which are guaranteed to be the best gummy bears you'll ever eat. They taste just like fresh pinapple.

 

Drinks

Photo by @themaevisss on Instagram

 

What's a tropical party without pina coladas? Serve the drinks in plastic coconut-shaped cups or hollowed out pineapples. 

 

Keep the party sea turtle friendly with paper straws and don't forget the drink umbrellas!

 

Desserts

Cake by @_leslie_vigil on Instagram

Cake pops by @cakepopbox on Instagram

Island Sorbet Bowls from Costco (via Pinterest)

 

Treat your guests to festive pastries or refreshing sorbet served in tropical fruit shells.

 

 

THE TABLEWARE

For the table, think monsterra leaves, flamingos, and pineapples.

Plates via Bonjour Fete

Napkins via Oh Happy Day

Wooden utensils via Shop Sweet Lulu 

 

 

THE DECORATIONS

 

Photo by @babydekoracija on Instagram

Via Bird's Party Blog 

Photo by @elgrownup on Instagram

 

A MinniDip designer inflatable pool can be a place for guests to dip their feet or it can also make a perfect cooler when filled with ice and bottled and canned drinks (and you can save it for when the baby is older!).

 

 

THE GAMES (via Beaucoup.com)

 

Guess the Baby Food

Give guests (unlabeled) tropical baby food in flavors like Mango, Hawaiian Delight, etc.  to try and have them guess the flavors.

 

Birthing Babies

Fill a pineapple ice cube tray with water and plastic babies. The first guest whose baby is "born" (melted) in their drink wins.

 

 

The Prizes & Favors

 

Via @oceanvodka on Instagram

 

Alcohol has never been cuter. These tiny Ocean Vodka bottles are filled with organic sugar cane-based vodka and at about $5 a pop, make for an inexpensive favor that will definitely be appreciated.

 

Via Etsy

 

Who could say no to a gorgeous plant with an enticing scent? Plumeria flowers from Hawaii can be grown from cuttings of the tree, which can be found at your local nurseries and online. 

 

What are you waiting for? Let's flamingle!

 

Order your tropical invitations and thank you's from us and for more party ideas, sign up for our email list on our website, or comment your email so we can add you!

 

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