Nautical Party: Ahoy! It’s a Boy. Today I’m sharing the Nautical Baby Shower I styled for my sister in law’s baby shower.  It’s full of  crabs and boats and anchors galore. Be sure to check out all of my Nautical party ideas and inspiration.nautical baby shower

Ahoy, matey!  This swashbuckling baby shower is a red, white and blue affair fit for a sweet little man.  I styled this baby shower for my sister in law while she was pregnant with my nephew.  She had a nautical nursery planned, so I themed the shower around the nursery…I mean honestly, why not?  This is actually one of my favorite things to do with a baby shower.  I love that by using the nursery theme as the shower theme, you can actually gift the mommy to be some of the decor, which makes some of those more expensive decor decisions extra worth it!!!!



My brother loves the Beatles (check out the Beatles themed Rehearsal Dinner I styled for their wedding), so it was fitting to use the “Hey, Jude” lettering as the centerpiece of the dessert table.  I love the way the markee letters shine in the middle of the table.
12 7 5

These red velvet cupcakes are amazing!  They are one of my favorite treats. I may or may not use red in parties just to be able to get these cupcakes!!!3

4 XEVucwooR9uzWwh+mGs7Kw_thumb_5820

Another great multi-purpose decor idea is to use Iron-on Adhesive Roll Fabric Fusing Tape and fabric on White Onesies to create a banner of baby clothes that the baby can actually wear after the fact.

QH1sxNsFSm2I4jU2nRQPUQ_thumb_5813My cute little daughters loved dressing up to match the shower and celebrating their little cousin.  They love my sister-in-law (they prefer him to my brother, actually…but shhh, don’t tell him!)
SuiAbxxMQAuOayRsUpFiLA_thumb_5792 Wjg0RuvnSH6WWLxNLnX2Nw_thumb_57bf StNBjGQxSYyHjFagVj4Saw_thumb_5798



UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_5818 cOeoXPWYQV+rWxqXm1l1fg_thumb_5812 d0OxiZ34R8qzHiqSasnM9Q_thumb_5787


B3DdOyFKSAmxpwFKPtwBQQ_thumb_57a9 D+0+0+K4QRuEEWraR0Bnqg_thumb_5803 LXK+iJ3aQ1ydokyGjrEcMw_thumb_5814



We had fun games and a sign in board that guests could put a little note for mama and baby.  We also had the Wishes For Baby cards that could be filled out with funny or sweet reminders of things we wish for the new baby.

wY9CAjwDTxu2b0bYMSnkTA_thumb_579c UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_57f0




oYHv++NxQ5OATcU8DH9zXw_thumb_579a O598BCngRCqzvaUU7aqUCA_thumb_57d3 IFM1r+UJR9+k++vKvFbheg_thumb_57a2 Aren’t the crab cake pops the cutest!!!  You can find them from Sparkling Sweets Shop.



BaWD7opZQVmmEYxjRugDkQ_thumb_57b3 iBQnljoKRv6yZjywjnIC5A_thumb_57c4 BHZIZnN9RK64tOrLTByeKw_thumb_5782





2Me6I8Q9RnK07xSpaQqwcQ_thumb_578c 1YOadO3gQMOIc3fqRt4ihw_thumb_580d 47UPPXP1Q4qWtaVqZ6Yxvw_thumb_57f1









Be sure to check out all my Nautical party ideas and inspiration. Ahoy, It’s a Boy:)


Party Styling, Photography and Printables: Mimi’s Dollhouse 

Cake pops:  Sparkling Sweets Shop

Cupcakes: The Cupcakery 

Ahoy it's a boy

Wanna throw a Nautical baby Shower or Birthday Party?

The Printable Nautical Baby Shower Collection is available for purchase in my shop:Sailboat display file

Series Navigation<< Nautical Party: Ideas for a Sailboat PartySailor Party: Rex the Sailorman and Captain Alexandra’s Birthday Bash >>
Nautical Party: Ahoy! It’s a Boy. This Nautical baby shower is so fun and colorful.  It’s full of  crabs and boats and anchors galore. Be sure to check out all of my Nautical party ideas and inspiration.