Are you planning a baby shower? Stuck on what to do? Not sure where to look?
The baby shower theme that you select will be determining for the decorations, activities and foods that you will have to purchase and organize. How can you pick the best theme, making everybody happy and letting guests have real fun?
When picking a theme, you can rely on your imagination. Your options are boundless. It can be something cute or related to having a baby. It can be the dad's favorite sport or the activities that the mom-to-be enjoys. Whatever you choose, make sure that you have the right reasoning and motivation for the decision.
To plan and run a successful baby shower you will need to select a theme that will please the parents to be. Firstly a baby shower is not just a party. It's for memories for many years to come; it's great sentimental value and should be planed with love and care.
You can begin your theme search by going to the major search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN and AOL. Try searching for “baby shower themes,” “baby shower theme ideas,” and so forth. From the search results you might find a website with themes that you like. Some websites also offer free advice and tips on planing your baby shower so that's always a bonus.
After you do your basic research you'll find themes that you like and make sure you book mark the websites for future references. If you're planning it for someone else you should always consult the parent to be for their opinion.
Ask the expecting mother these few questions to help her decide on an appropriate theme:
Are you expecting a boy or girl? Twins, Triplets, More?
Will you be inviting kids to the shower?
What is your budget roughly?
Do you know roughly how many people you want to invite?
Are any of your guests out of town or country?
What type of themes do you like?
Is there going to be a co-host?
Would you like to invite your husband and other guys to the shower?
To be even more creative you can ask the mom to be more questions. It will soon bring out exactly what she wants in her shower and hopefully a better idea on a theme.
When inviting the new father and his male friends to your party make sure you select a theme that suites them as well. For example a BBQ in the backyard with beers would go down nicely. And for indoors you can select a theme suited towards the mother and her female friends.
In conclusion when selecting the perfect theme, make sure you do all your research on all the possible themes and narrow them down based on the mother, male guest and things they people will like.