In Victorian times, moms-to-be were literally showered with gifts when somebody opened an umbrella. Today, the best baby showers are still parasols of surprise, thanks to stunning themes. Wow partygoers and the guest of honor with a creative shower inspired by everything from the great outdoors to royal tea parties. Flip through our album for an inside look at 12 showers worth replicating.

Rainy Day, Sunny Spirits

So simple yet so sweet, this baby shower doesn't rain on anybody's parade. Paper clouds, raindrops and a sunny array of sweets makes Lisa Storms' shower special. We love how the raindrops are suspended over the cake and marshmallow pops -- such a tease! To get all the DIY information, head over to Lisa's Fiskars profile here.

photo credit: Lisa Storms via Fiskars

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— Christal Yuen