If you have followed my blog (or known me at all!) you know that I have decorated for quite a few baby showers. I have to say, this one was one of my favorites! It was for a dear friend who deserved an extra special shower. This was probably the most time-consuming shower I have decorated for, but I think it was all worth it!
I thought long and hard about how to incorporate both "baby" and superhero without it being cheesy. I poured over different blogs and party sites. Most of them were more comic book themed than actual superhero. I started by making the little capes and then realized they would be perfect with the onesies! I know, I know, my capes are all wrong (Batman's cape is black with no symbol and the Green Lantern doesn't even wear a cape! But it still looks cute!) I found the symbol templates here.
I interspersed the masks with the capes to give it some interest- this banner was probably one of my favorite elements. (Free mask template printables here!)And it looked perfect over the backdrop that Sarah (and her helpful hubby) created out of a plain white sheet! She also put together the canvases- they printed the symbols on paper and then put them on canvases wrapped with ribbon. Wasn't that clever?
I thought it would be cute to use a coloring book as a guest book. I set it up with some crayons and invited guests to color a page and leave a message!
In stiff competition for my favorite part with the onesie garland was the candy table. I loved looking at all the different candy set-ups on Pinterest, and I decided to make my own. I wrapped various boxes in paper, free-handed "windows" and "doors" and set up my little "city". I picked up all the candy at Walmart and the Dollar Store! That is also where I got the Pez dispensers.
The favors were a bit of work, but they turned out so cute. I cut all the capes out of felt and used a hole punch on the symbols, which I had printed on card stock. I printed labels that said "Thanks for celebrating Super Baby _______" with us!" I found the free templates for the symbols here.
All this candy came from the Dollar Store! The "popping candies" were a huge hit! I couldn't believe that they had so much stuff, but it probably didn't hurt that the Avengers movie just came out.
Pretty perfect, right? But then again, isn't that how the Word is?
My sweet friend, Christy, made the beautiful cupcakes. The colors were absolutely perfect! I threw together the cupcake toppers out of card stock and toothpicks.
Sarah framed the invite, and another friend made the "spider bites"- just Ritz peanut butter sandwiches with pretzel sticks shoved in. I always think it is fun to incorporate the food in the theme.
I think I finally have the water bottle thing figured out. Two things are necessary: packing tape and a paper cutter. I will share later on how I wrap them-I found it to be trickier than I thought. I really appreciated the free water bottle label printables, but unfortunately I didn't pin it and I can't find it!
I tried a new technique with the streamers, and I wasn't overly impressed with how they turned out, but I thought hanging them all vertically was a nice change over the traditional draping. I also made a runner out of comic book pages hot glued together. I realized you can't see it very well in the photo-ugh!
I realized that, as usual, I forgot to photograph some things, like the cute prize bags ( superhero notepads, Pez dispensers, and stickers!) and I am super bummed that I didn't get a better photo of the comic book banner or runner, but I still think you can get a pretty good idea of how it turned out. Pretty super, right?;)
If you are interested in any of the sources I have the mask templates, superhero symbol templates, lollipop favor printables and lots of other ideas I didn't even have a chance to use, all pinned on my "Bump Bashes" Pinterest board!
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