Throwing baby showers is just a little bit harder than throwing a birthday party solely because of the theme. Of course, with birthday parties, you already know if its a boy or a girl who will be celebrating for. With baby showers, you have to either risk a gender-friendly themed design or a neutral but personalized baby shower.
The safest way to go about it is the second method, because there are several baby shower themes that you can choose from that still gives a neutral vibe without taking out the fun in color schemes, centerpieces, and decoration. One of these themes is an owl themed baby shower. You think that it would be hard to come up with a good design and set-up for a theme that revolves on just one birdand one that is commonly brown in color. In fact, anything owl related may be a hardball to pull off, especially with the way you seem to be limited with the color, invitation designs, cake samples, and decoration. But when it comes to owl themed baby showers, you have to remember that all of the designs are open for interpretation. And you can easily make owls into fun characters for a create a personalized baby shower. You can start with owl themed baby shower invitations to get the process started.
Owl decorsThe next thing to remember when it comes to owl themed baby showers is that you need to decide on the main colors and design of the theme. Since it is a baby shower, it is much better to use owls that have big cute eyes and colorful feathers, so that your baby shower will have a nice festive feel to it. Brown has always been a staple color when it comes to realistic owls, but lets face itthis is a baby shower, and youre not restricted by realism or art. What you want is to make the decorations and color scheme fitting to a joyous occasion. As for the owl decoration that you will use, opt for those that look like theyre straight from a cartoon. You can easily create your own cartoon owl characters. The good thing about going with a cartoon owl is that you will lessen the notion that owls are serious creatures, hence the correlation of the party having a stiff atmosphere. You can go with pastel colors to make a variety of owls, or go with just two to three major colors which you can mix and match and use for the colors of your utensils, decorations, and other supplies.
Owl colors and the cake
Now that you have decided on the main color of your party theme, its time that you worry about the centerpiece of the show. Similar to birthday parties, it is also fun to have a nice cake centerpiece. If you already have a menu, you dont have to revamp the ideas just because you have an owl theme. Bear in mind that a theme usually adds decoration. To unify the theme, just add accessories and a small paper mache owl on the glass rim. On the table, you can put in owl toy plushies or have those festive banner cut-outs in the shape of owls. When it comes to your centerpiece, it would be nice if you can have your cake personalized and made to look like a cartoon owl. In a previous blog post we showed an example of our owl diaper cake that uses a very colorful and baby shower friendly plush owl that certainly can be used as a baby shower centerpiece if you don't want to use an edible cake. If you prefer an edible cake, there are many stores that accept cake orders. Tell them specifically what kind of color and shade you will need and what design you would need to have on the cake. You can choose to go with just a picture of an owl on the flat surface or an entirely creative cake thats part edible, part artwork.
For those who want a different kind of centerpiece tiny owl cupcakes or owl cookies are adorable and they can be a unique way to decorate your table. You can use food coloring to match your cookies with your color scheme but still maintain the flavors that you want. To make them look like owls, you can use whipped cream and little chocolate bits for the eyesjust pop them in the oven for a few minutes.