12 adorable baby shower invitations

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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.

baby shower invitation picturing an ice cream cart in pink pastel colours

Sweet Dreams

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

Baby shower invitation on brown paper with floral design

Love Blooms

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

 

baby shower invitation with swan in wreath design

Swan Princess

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

Baby shower invitation with deer in wreath design, pink and white striped background

Oh Deer

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.

Baby shower invitation that reads boy in bold letters, where a swaddled baby is the "o"

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

Lumberjack style baby shower invitation with plaid pattern frame and bear graphics

Adventure Time

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

Baby shower invitation picturing a bunny in a hot air balloon

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.

Baby shower invitation picturing assorted fruit and a baby in a watermelon

Watermelon Season

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

Baby shower invitation picturing "baby basics": a bottle, a teddy bear, a stroller, a pacifier, stacking rings, a rocking horse

Great Expectations

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

Baby shower invitation picturing an assortment of woodland animals

Animal Buddies

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

Baby shower invitation picturing the moon cycle

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

Baby shower invitation that says there's a bun in the oven, with oven graphic

Baked Good

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

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