Showering a new mom-to-be with baby gifts and warm wishes is one of life’s most tender celebrations. Kick off this mile-stone event with baby shower invitations for a girl or boy that are just as sweet as the joyous news. From delicate watercolors to woodland animals, we rounded up the sweetest baby shower invitations for an event that will leave everyone saying…awwww!
As Sweet As Can Bee Baby Shower Bundle
These winsome baby shower cards are buzzing with honeycombs and bumble bee illustrations, ready to celebrate the mommy-to-bee. Simply edit the downloadable template and print these sweet baby shower invitations at home.
Available online: $15.99 for an editable template from Etsy shop Mad & Jules Paperie.
The Sweetest Bundle
If the baby shower is a sip & see, there is no sweeter way to announce the party than with a beautiful image of the new baby bundle. This virtual invitation from Paperless Post can be customized in blue or pink.
Available online: From $0.50/person for a virtual invitation from paperlesspost.com.
A Golden Invitation
Go golden with a baby shower that pays tribute to one of the sweetest book collections for littles: the Golden books. This digital download package includes everything you could need for well-themed baby shower. Editable templates include baby shower invitations, baby shower favor cards, baby shower water bottle labels, a baby shower welcome sign and more.
Available online: $9.99 for an editable template from Etsy shop Swirly World Design.
Watercolor Woodland Animals
This printed card from Minted artist Lori Wemple features pastel woodland animals in a floral ring around the announcement. The mix of soft purples, pinks and blues is the perfect motif for the mom-to-be that doesn't yet know if she's having a girl or boy. This invitation set can be customized to be monochromatic so you can let your guests know ahead of time if you're celebrating a baby boy or a baby girl.
Available online: From $0.88/postcard and $1.25/card from minted.com
Pretty in Pink
Go paperless with an elegant invitation from Evite. This girly baby shower invitation is a premium offering; you can customize the color of the envelope, stamp and liner.
Available online: $14.99 for a premium virtual invite from evite.com.
Cuddle Up to a Classic
Give a nod to one of the most beloved literary characters with this baby shower editable template featuring the adorable Winnie the Pooh. Easily customize the cards without using any special software or programs.
Available online: $12.50 for an editable template by Etsy shop Best Celebrations.
The Baby Elephant Parade
Elephants are an enduring symbol of happiness and longevity, which make them a great motif for a baby shower! This delicate watercolor shows a baby elephant being led by its mother.
Available online: From $1.48/card from tinyprints.com.
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Twins
One of the sweetest surprises has to be the news that mom-to-be isn't having one baby, she's having two! Celebrate her baby twins with a printed invitation that really sparkles with glitter foil paper.
Available online: From $1.75/printed invitation from minted.com.
Once Upon a Sweet, Sweet Time
Hear ye, hear ye! Mom-to-be has the most enchanted news in all the land. Celebrate the upcoming arrival of her new princess with these virtual baby shower invitations from Greenvelope. This winsome design features an ornate illustration of a castle, complete with a scroll border.
Available online: Send up to 10 cards free from greenvelope.com.
Drifting Away with a Baby Sprinkle
Second-time (or third, fourth...you get the idea) moms deserve to be celebrated, too. This printed invitation set from Shutterfly is adorned with cute pastel umbrellas. Choose a pearl shimmer cardstock and you can make this sprinkle sparkle.
Available online: From $0.91/each from shutterfly.com.
— Meghan Yudes Meyers
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