Carnival of Cravings Baby Shower


Come One, Come All to our Carnival of Cravings!

Since this was not their first baby, the parents wanted to have something casual and fun.  My inspiration for this baby shower began when I thought of all the unusual food cravings moms-to-be encounter.  While her cravings weren’t over the top like pickles and ice cream, it was fun to sit and chat about her weird combination of food choices.  We settled on a menu that incorporated foods that were both sweet and salty.  Immediately we thought of a carnival theme which would go along with our menu perfectly and it was completely casual and fun.

To set the mood of the event, we turned to PS Designs for custom made invitations. The personal touch was our Ferris Wheel containing all the food that mommy-to-be was craving.  It was clean, modern, and fun.

carnival baby shower invitation

carnival baby shower invitation

carnival baby shower invitation

For the decorations, we settled on a more traditional combination of red and blue.

carnival baby shower banner

During a christmas exchange gift, I received a really cool looking bowl made out of raffle tickets.  It was the perfect container for our raffle.

carnival baby shower decorations

carnival baby shower decorations

Our centerpieces were a fun vase filled with pinwheels.  Mom-to-be was lucky to have such a loving family that provided two diaper cakes.

carnival baby shower centerpiece and cake

Our Dessert Table was filled with salty and sweet combinations. Desserts included: Bacon and Dark Chocolate Cupcakes, Chocolate Covered Pretzels, Kettle Corn, and an assortment of cookies.

carnival baby shower dessert table

carnival baby shower desserts

carnival baby shower desserts

carnival baby shower popcorn

carnival baby shower cupcakes

joshua matthew banner

carnival baby shower cupcakes and pretzels

Since this was a carnival themed event, we made sure to have fun games and activities fit for all ages.

carnival baby shower balloon animals

carnival baby shower games

carnival baby shower balloons

carnival baby shower balloons

carnival baby shower games and darts

carnival baby shower games and kids

carnival baby shower balloons

carnival baby shower games

carnival baby shower games

carnival baby shower presents

To say our guests had a great time would be an understatement.  Like any other carnival, everyone walked away with giant smiles on their faces, balloon animals and prizes in hand, and a belly full of yummy food!

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Vendors

Invitations & Graphic Design: PS Design

Party Planning & Design: Love Every Detail

Lederle Tecson
About me

I am a practical, do-it-yourself gal who appreciates the small details that make each event truly special. I hope the ideas and inspiration at Love Every Detail will bring out your creative side and make the process of planning your event a little easier. Remember…it’s in the details!

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