Fresh air, lush greenery and natural elements come together in a woodland wonderland baby shower that takes advantage of the great outdoors. Your backyard, a local park, or a restaurant with a private garden are perfect locations to set your woodland shower. Carry the theme throughout the décor, games and food to create a memorable event.
Keep the tablescape simple, incorporating natural materials such as wood, glass, paper, pinecones, evergreens, and twine. Mix and match wooden chairs, use a picnic table or wooden farm table, and create centerpieces from branches and moss to set the stage.
Delight your guests with fire-grilled food like mini hamburgers. Bowls overflowing with ripe berries, trail mix, and nuts are perfectly on theme, while treats such as caramel dipped apples served on branches rather than sticks are unexpected.
Include fun and simple craft projects in your woodland shower. Guests will love folding paper owls, foxes, and bears, which come together to form a hanging mobile for your baby’s nursery. It’s a hands-on activity that lets your guests explore their
artistic side, and results in a wonderful decorative memento for you and your growing family.
Making woodland masks from online printables will provide your guests with the perfect costumes to wear in a DIY photo booth! Hang a sheet adorned with a forest themed print as a backdrop for your photo booth and set a camera on a tripod so it’s always centered and focused! You’ll be thrilled to have a scrapbook filled with spontaneous photos and memories after the shower is long over.
Continue the woodland theme when building the always-anticipated diaper cake. Be sure to wrap the diapers tightly so they hold the “tier” shape, and stack the diaper layers in three tiers using various natural materials like moss, moldable birch bark, and twine that has been braided into a wreath so that it can encircle the “cake.”
The crisp, clean air and rich, earthy colors create an atmosphere of abundance and whimsy. Bringing your baby shower outside allows you to celebrate your pregnancy, and the baby you will soon welcome into the world, surrounded by luxurious natural beauty. There’s something extra special about hosting an event focused on the joy of new life while sunshine streams through the trees and birds chirp overhead.
Make sure to slow down and savor the special details of your magical woodland baby shower. Soon enough you’ll be sharing these lovely memories with your new natural wonder – your baby!
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