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.

Stars & Constellations

Blogger Kathlee designed this untraditional constellation-themed party with sophisticated multi-functional decorations. After the party, the crocheted stars (on the napkins) were stuffed and made into a mobile for the baby. Head over to her blog to check out the cake dusted in edible gold glitter, moon pies and more.

photo courtesy of Kathlee Akers

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— Christal Yuen