20 Unique Baby Shower Centerpieces That Brighten Up The Party

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The mommy gets all the attention at a baby shower. And her friends and family ensure that she has a time of her life! Which is why they get the best food, beautifully decorate the entire place, and give away some of the best return gifts.

To make your baby shower a great experience, one that you and your guests can cherish forever, you need to have an excellent decoration. And, it should have vibrant colors, an eye for detail, and a mix of life!
There are plenty of ideas out there for centerpieces, but if you are pressed for time and still need the creativity, then MomJunction comes loaded with a list of the best centerpieces for a baby shower. Have a look!

Baby Shower Centerpieces For Boys

Planning a baby shower for a boy? Here are plenty of ideas for baby shower centerpieces for boys.

1. Hot air balloon centerpiece

Hot air balloon centerpiece

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You will need:

  • White wooden box
  • Blue color ribbon
  • Blue netted fabric
  • Blue satin ribbon
  • Long stick
  • Small teddy bear
  • Blue color balloon
  • Netted fabric

How to:

  1. Wrap the blue ribbon around the wooden box.
  2. Fill the box with blue netted fabric
  3. Snug the stick in the center of the box.
  4. Blow the balloon and tie it at the top of the stick.
  5. Prop the teddy bear on top of the box, it should appear as if it is holding the balloon stick with both hands.
  6. Cover the balloon with the netted fabric.

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2. Blue and gray elephant diaper cake centerpiece

If you are planning for a blue and gray elephant baby shower theme, then we have an idea matching that theme.

Blue and Gray Elephant Diaper Cake Centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Baby elephant cutout
  • Blue balloon
  • Wooden box
  • Blue color paper

How to:

  1. Snug the elephant cutout in the wooden box.
  2. Make a neat arrangement of the blue color paper in the box.
  3. Stick the balloon with the help of a straw or dowel in the box behind the elephant.

3. Navy and gray onesie bow tie centerpiece

Navy and gray onesie bow tie centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Blue color onesie cutout
  • Blue color bow
  • Diapers
  • Blue polka dotted ribbon
  • 3 empty tissue paper holders

How to:

  1. Take a circle cardboard for the base of the cake.
  2. Stick the tissue holder in the center.
  3. Arrange 15 diapers on the base around the tissue holder.
  4. Wrap the polka dotted ribbon around th diapers.
  5. Stick the gray color onesie cutout in the center of the diaper cake.

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Baby Shower Centerpieces For Girls

Looking for baby shower centerpiece for girls? Here are plenty of beautiful ideas for you. You can personalize them according to your baby shower theme.

4. Minnie Mouse baby shower centerpiece

Minnie mouse has to feature in the list of baby shower centerpiece for girls, and so here it is.

Minnie Mouse baby shower centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Minnie mouse cutout
  • 2 feeding bottles
  • Pink color papers
  • Dowels
  • Wooden square box
  • Pink ribbon

How to:

  1. Stick the Minnie mouse cutout in the middle of the box.
  2. Cover the box with pink color papers.
  3. Make one hole each on the feeding bottles.
  4. Stick a dowel in the bottle.
  5. Stick the dowels on either side of the box.
  6. ap the pink ribbon around the centre of the box.

5. Disney Dumbo party centerpiece

There can’t be anything simpler and cute than Disney dumbo party centerpiece. We bet your guests will go ‘aww’ over this piece.

Disney Dumbo party centerpiece

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You will need:

  • A small cane/wooden basket with strong base
  • Baby elephant soft toy
  • 4 dowels
  • Pink ribbon
  • White ball

How to:

  1. In the cane/wooden basket, put the soft toy.
  2. Attach four dowels on four sides of the basket.
  3. Decorate the ball with the ribbon. Make bow shapes with the satin ribbon and stick them on the ball on all sides.
  4. Glue the ball to the dowels firmly. Your dumbo centerpiece is ready!

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6. ‘Just girly’ baby shower centerpiece

This is a girly and gorgeous baby shower centerpiece that is easy to make.

Just girly baby shower centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Glass vase
  • Ribbon
  • Clear gift box filling
  • Bubble wrap
  • Floral foam

How to:

  1. Make a paper flower with pink color paper.
  2. In the vase put the bubble wrap and floral foam.
  3. Tie a ribbon around the vase.
  4. You can put some colorful small pebbles to make it attractive.

7. Pink flower pot and balloons centerpiece

Girls can never get enough of pink. So, here is yet another pinkish centerpiece.

Pink flower pot and balloons centerpiece

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You will need:

Plain pink balloons
Polka dotted balloons
Flower pot
Pink tissue papers
Pink ribbon

How to:

  1. Fill the flower pot with pink tissue papers.
  2. Tie a bunch of pink and polka dotted balloons together.
  3. Hang the pink ribbons from the balloons.
  4. Tie the balloons to a rod and put it in the flower pot.

8. Pink cupcake bouquet baby shower centerpiece

Pink cupcake bouquet baby shower centerpiece

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Just like your cupcakes, you can create and decorate a similar cupcake centerpiece for your baby shower.

You will need:

  • Pink plastic plant pot
  • Pink, violet, yellow, white sponge foam paper
  • Thin green paper

How to:

  1. Get a normal pot and paint it pink or if you can get a readymade pink pot, that’s great.
  2. Make rosettes with the foam papers of all colors and put it in the pot.
  3. Snug the green tissue paper in between the cupcakes.

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A Few More Homemade Baby Shower Centerpiece Ideas

If you have exhausted all the creative ideas, then don’t worry. As we still have plenty of options in our kitty.

9. Rope-wrapped vase centerpiece

This simple craft is an adorable baby shower centerpiece and doubles up as a things holder later.

Rope-wrapped vase centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Flower pot
  • Pink rope
  • Fresh pink flowers

How to:

  1. Wrap the flower cot with the pink rope firmly.
  2. Stick the ends with glue.
  3. Decorate the container with fresh pink flowers of your choice.

10. Motorcycle diaper centerpiece

We are sure everyone will be bowled over your cute motorcycle diaper centerpiece design!!

Motorcycle diaper centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Folded Diapers
  • Napkins
  • Teddy bear
  • 2 socks
  • Dotted ribbon
  • 2 bibs

How to:

  1. Arrange the folded diapers in a pan. Continue arranging the diapers in the pan until you get a swirl shape.
  2. While the diapers are still in the pan, wrap it with rubber bands. You will get a tire like shape.
  3. Take the diaper tire from the pan and put it on a flat surface.
  4. Create another diaper tire in a pan in a similar manner. Place it next to the other diaper tire.
  5. Wrap a decorative ribbon around both the tires and pin it up.
  6. Fold a big napkin lengthwise and make a tight roll and pin it.
  7. Slide the rolled napkin into the center of the diaper tire.
  8. The napkin roll must hang out on either side equally.
  9. Stand the diaper tire on its side.
  10. Run the napkin roll from the first diaper tire to the second one.
  11. Align the tires in the same line so the base of the motorcycle is strong.
  12. Tuck the end of the napkin roll into the hole of the second diaper and pull it tight.
  13. Pin the napkin roll so that it holds both the tires firmly.
  14. Fold another napkin lengthwise similar to the first one.
  15. Place the napkin into the opening of the front tire.
  16. Slide the napkin fully through the hole until both ends meet.
  17. Pin the bib on the front diaper tire.
  18. Hold the ends of the front diaper tire napkin upward.
  19. Slide the ring through the top so they hold the two napkin ends.
  20. Slide the toy until it is way down to the diaper tire.
  21. Insert the bottle above the bib and below the ring.
  22. Slide a rolled-up cardboard inside each handlebar to make it stiff.
  23. Stuff the socks with tissue paper.
  24. Cover the handle-bar with socks on two sides and pin it up.
  25. Cover the back diaper tire with a bib.
  26. Put the teddy bear in the middle of the two tires and pin it up to prevent it from falling.

It appears as if the bear is riding the motorcycle.

It seems to be a lengthy process, but it is simple once you start making it.

11. Rubber duck centerpiece

Something as simple as rubber ducks can spruce up your baby shower and add peppiness to your theme.

Rubber duck centerpiece

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You will need:

  • A glass bowl
  • Rubber ducks
  • Ice
  • Water
  • Blue solution
  • Ribbon

How to:

  1. Pour some water and ice into the glass bowl.
  2. Add blue solution to color your water.
  3. Put the rubber ducks inside the bowl.
  4. Tie a ribbon around the bowl.

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Unique Baby Shower Centerpieces

12. Jungle safari centerpiece

The Jungle safari theme is fun and reflects your adventure spirit.

Jungle safari centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Shoe boxes or cardboard box
  • Animal cutouts
  • Orange color polka dotted ribbon
  • Colorful papers
  • Rods

How to:

  1. Take as many boxes as you want.
  2. Stick a different color paper on all the boxes.
  3. Wrap the polka dotted ribbon around the box making a bow in the center.
  4. Make cone shapes with the colored papers and put them in the box.
  5. Attach the animal cutouts on the rods.
  6. Put one animal cutout in each box.

13. Pearl studded topiary baby shower centerpiece

Pearl studded topiary baby shower centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Pearls or similar kind of balls
  • Bucket
  • Thin wire
  • White crepe paper
  • Pink satin ribbon

How to:

  1. Fill the bucket with white crepe paper.
  2. Make a huge paper ball and stick pearls all around it. Remember to leave a small opening in the centre of the ball for the stick.
  3. Make a paper rod and wrap it with pink satin ribbon and end it with a bow.
  4. Attach this stick in the center of the ball.
  5. Place the stick in the bucket.

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Easy-to-make Baby shower centerpieces

Some centerpieces require simple, everyday items. Here, we bring a list of simple and easy-to-make baby shower centerpieces.

14. Snowman centerpeice

Expecting your baby during winter? Then a snowman diaper cake centerpiece would be the perfect decoration to welcome your baby.

Snowman centerpeice

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You will need:

  • Three-tiered diaper cake
  • White ball
  • Cap
  • Pacifier
  • Black circle shaped paper for eyes
  • Buttons
  • Shoe box

How to:

  1. Take a shoe box or any rectangular box for the base and cardboard circle shape for the cake base.
  2. Make three-tiered diaper cake.
  3. Wrap the blue ribbon around each layer.
  4. Stick a button in the center of the ribbon.
  5. For the snowman decoration:
    Stick black circles for eyes
    Use one small, black circle for the nose
    Stick the pacifier below the nose
    Put the cap on the ball
  6. Stick a brown color tweak behind the cake.

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15. Literally sweet baby shower centerpiece

There can’t be a sweeter centerpiece than this, I mean literally! Sweets, candies, gummies, and toffees for your baby shower centerpiece.

You will need:

  • Jars
  • Sweets
  • Candies
  • Real and faux flowers

How to:

  1. Place the jars in the center.
  2. Fill them with sweets, candies, and gummies to give it a matt texture.
  3. Stick flowers in all the jars.

16. Building blocks baby shower centerpiece

You can use multi color blocks you have at home to create this centerpiece. It’s totally affordable and easy to make.

Building blocks baby shower centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Blocks of different sizes
  • Letters
  • Glitter paper
  • Star stickers

How to:

  1. Use a wooden plank for the base.
  2. Write the letters ‘BABY’ one each on all the blocks.
  3. Decorate the blocks with stars and glitter papers on the sides.
  4. Arrange the letters one on top of the other and place it on the plank.

17. Floating candle centerpiece

Floating scented candles bring in a bright and joyful ambiance to your baby shower. It takes less time to create and makes a great centerpiece.

Floating candle centerpiece

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You will need:

  • Mild scented candles
  • Floating flowers
  • Flat bottom glass bowl

How to:

  1. Fill one-fourth of the bowl with water.
  2. Put the floating scented candles in the water and light them.
  3. Place small floating flowers in between the candles.
  4. Spread a bright red, pink, or orange color table spread to accentuate the centerpiece.

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Inexpensive Baby shower centerpieces

Making your centerpiece needn’t be expensive. In fact, you can make the centerpiece with stuff you have at home or have bought from dollar store for cheap.

18. Twinkle-twinkle little star centerpiece

Twinkle-twinkle little star centerpiece

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You will need:

  • 3 Golden color stars
  • Golden ribbon
  • Diapers
  • ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ embellishment

How to:

  1. Make three diaper cakes and arrange it in three layers.
  2. Tie them up with a rubber band so that it is firm.
  3. Wrap the bronze and golden color satin ribbon around the circular diaper arrangement.
  4. Put the golden stars in the top center of the arrnagement.
  5. Place the ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ embellishment on top of the centerpiece.

19. Diaper bouquet baby shower centerpiece

Diaper bouquet baby shower centerpiece

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This centerpiece is easy to make and can be of good use after the party.

You will need:

  • Glass vase
  • Flower foam
  • Baby products
  • Tissue paper
  • Diapers
  • Rubber bands
  • Colored lace
  • Empty tissue holder
  • Metal wire

How to:

  1. Place the baby products in an empty vase.
  2. Roll the diapers and tie it up with rubber bands at the base.
  3. Tie all the rolled diapers with a metal wire and stuff it into the tissue holder and put it in the vase.
  4. Tie the colored lace around the upper edge of the vase.
  5. You can put some glitter in the centre of the rolled diaper flowers to give the appearance of pollen.

20. Blocks, bears, and balloons centerpiece

Blocks, bears, and balloons centerpiece

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If you are pressed for time and small on budget, don’t worry – simple blocks, bears, and balloons can work as great decors for your centerpiece.

You will need:

  • Blocks
  • Teddy bear
  • Balloons
  • Rod

How to:

  1. Take a big block and stick the letters ‘BABY’ on all the four sides. If you don’t have a block, use a white cardboard box.
  2. Stick a teddy bear with a double tape.
  3. Blow a bunch of balloons and let the teddy hold the balloons with the help of a rod or glue the rod to the teddy.

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Here are a couple of common decorations you need to know, such as making a diaper cake and paper flowers.

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To make a diaper cake, check this video:

To make a diaper bouquet, check this video:

To make paper flowers, check this video:

We hope that now you have plenty of ideas for creating and decorating centerpieces for your baby shower. The decoration of a party does go a long way in remembering how the party was. So, decorate to steal the mommy-to-be’s and guests’ hearts away!

If you have more ideas, do leave them below in the comments section.

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