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.

Rustic Woods

Jenna’s rustic baby shower is a tranquil step into nature. With a gorgeous palette of browns, reds and whites, it was a sophisticated brunch that every guest loved. Guests got to fill out a card with a special wish or piece of advice for Kristin and her baby girl. They were hung from twine with clothes pins, and Kristin got to take them home as keepsakes. Head on over to Jenna’s site Eat Drink Pretty for the detailed spread.

photo courtesy of Eat Drink Pretty

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— Christal Yuen