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.

She’s Gonna Pop!

Who doesn’t love a good round of cake pops, balloons and baby shower puns? This fab party was thrown by party designer Mindy Anna. It featured tons of "pop"-worthy foods, including popcorn, plus balloons (Pop! Get it?). Click here to see the cheeky surprises — like biting into an orange cake pop to find a blue filling, announcing the baby’s gender!

photo courtesy of We Heart Parties

Still looking for more ideas? Have some fun with these baby shower 15 printables games or check out our top blogs for shower ideas.

— Christal Yuen