The upcoming arrival of a baby is definitely something worth celebrating with loved ones and an invitation is the first step in the baby shower planning process. Take the stress out of your search for baby shower invitations that are both cute and chic and use one of these adorable finds for the special day.
Cute baby shower invitations for girls
For when pink is mom’s favourite colour and she’s long dreamed of adding a tiny princess to her family.
Is she a mama-to-be who craves ice cream on the regular? Or maybe you simply plan on serving plenty of sweet treats at her shower. Either way, an invitation depicting a pastel ice-cream cart is the only answer.
Buy it: Eating for Two by Hudson Meet Rose, $90/pk of 45, Minted
This classic printed invitation on natural cardstock suits a multitude of themes while subtly hinting at the arrival of a baby girl.
Buy it: Baby Flowers by Poppy Studio, $81/pk of 50, Shutterfly
Perfect for a shower with a princess, ballet or animal theme, this delicate invitation showcases a watercolour swan wreathed in foliage.
Buy it: Swan Princess by Glamyland, $128/pk of 50, Zazzle
Pink stripes, delicate florals and a baby deer make this invitation worthy of a spring shower or woodland animal theme.
Buy it: Girl baby shower invitation by Vocatio, $130/ pk of 50, Etsy
Cute baby shower invitations for boys
For when the baby has XY chromosomes and mom’s ready to shout it from the rooftops.
Bundle of Joy
Modern and chic: That’s what she is. But she’s still a little bit of a sap. This invitation is simplicity itself and puts the main event (that bouncing baby BOY) front and centre.
Buy it: Swaddled by Annie Holmquist, $90/pk of 45, Minted
Thinking of a campground, Canadiana or adventure theme for the little lumberjack’s shower? This invitation is inspired by log cabins, fir trees and flannel onesies and suits an outdoorsy mom or couple.
Buy it: Lumberjack Flannel by Your Main Event Prints, $132/pk of 50, Zazzle
Up and Away
It’s a bunny and he’s in a hot air balloon—cutest! Print up a set if you’re planning a classic blue baby shower or like the aesthetic of Beatrix Potter’s storybooks.
Buy it: Hot Air Balloon, $49/pk of 50, Vistaprint
Cute gender-neutral baby shower invitations
For when the baby’s sex is a surprise, mom enjoys a creative invitation or she’s just not into gender constructs.
Mom has a sense of humour and isn’t too sentimental. Choose an invitation that’s quirky, too.
Buy it: Fruits of Labour by Cheree Berry, free digital, Paperless Post
A little nostalgic, this invitation harkens back to vintage toys and tools of childhood. If the mom-to-be loves a nod to the past, this Rifle Paper Co. design fits.
Buy it: The Baby Basics by Rifle Paper Co., free digital, Paperless Post
A porcupine, a skunk and a bunny walk into a baby shower… Choose this one if mom is an animal lover.
Buy it: Woodland Friends by Stacy Claire Boyd, $81/pk of 50, Shutterfly
Over the Moon
If mom is into astrology or astronomy (or her favourite kid’s book is Goodnight Moon), choose an invitation painted with the moon’s phases.
Buy it: To the Moon and Beyond by Bohemian Sunday Design, $10 each, Etsy
She loves a pun and calls her baby a fresh loaf or a tiny cinnamon roll. Get. This. Evite.
Buy it: Bun in the Oven, $25/pk of 40, Evite