11 Jun

Baby Shower Theme – Which Do You Like?

mod monkey baby shower

I’m co-hosting a baby shower for a friend next month and having a hard time deciding which way to go with the theme, so I thought would be fun to see which theme YOU guys would most like to see all done up & photographed for future inspiration.

Ginny is having a boy (Max) – so my first thought was to do some sort of “We’re Going Monkeys for Max!” theme. The first 2 inspiration boards below are variations of a monkey theme: Mod Monkey and (traditional) Sock Monkey. The third concept – Woodland Forest – is inspired by an adorable Colorbok scrapbook collection called “Friendly Forest“, which I’ve been antsy to use in a party setting for a while.

Anyways, here are my 3 “starter inspiration boards” – which theme do YOU like best?


mod monkey baby shower


sock monkey baby shower


woodland forest baby shower

Once the theme is chosen, I’ll work on a more extensive idea board with all the little details. I’m open to any suggestions you guys have as well. Thanks so much for your help!

(P.S. Shopping resources for everything above will be added to this post tomorrow.)

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littleantdesign.blogspot.com/ SAYS:

My first thought was mod monkey but after seeing the inspiration boards I’m loving the woodland creatures theme. Its super cute and new. It seems like monkeys have been done a lot as of late although it is a cute theme.

June 11, 2009 at 8:38 am

ljcadv SAYS:

i love all of them, but the traditional sock monkey one is my favorite.

June 11, 2009 at 8:40 am

Emily Ley SAYS:

LOVE Mod Monkey!

June 11, 2009 at 8:41 am

Danitza SAYS:

I absolutely adore the Sock Monkey theme!! Classic, traditional but with a updated vibe. Love it!

June 11, 2009 at 8:42 am

Tori SAYS:

I see your dilemma- they are all adorable! I do like the Woodland Forest however, I am loving the “We’re Going Monkeys for Max” so, my vote is for the mod monkeys.

June 11, 2009 at 8:42 am

Shannon SAYS:

#3 Woodland Forest caught my eye right away, the squirrel is adorable! #2 is runner up solely because of the colors, not big on the monkey

June 11, 2009 at 8:42 am

Melissa at MasterPiece Weddings SAYS:

Totally without question the sock monkey!!!!

June 11, 2009 at 8:42 am

Kerrie SAYS:

I love them all but I especially love the woodland creatures!!!

June 11, 2009 at 8:43 am

Lourdes SAYS:

Traditional Sock Monkey :)
but i do love them all!

June 11, 2009 at 8:44 am

Melissa SAYS:

*LOVE* the sock monkeys! Torn between mod and traditional, though. (They’re the inspiration for our upcoming shopping portal, http://www.Bargainista.com — we paid major homage to sock monkeys in our gift guide in December, too: http://bit.ly/w5iUt ;)

June 11, 2009 at 8:46 am

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June 11, 2009 at 8:48 am

jenn s. SAYS:

I’m absolutely loving all this feedback – thanks everyone!

June 11, 2009 at 8:49 am

Kim - The TomKat Studio SAYS:

All fab, but my fave is MOD MONKEY! I love the yellow/blue/brown combo. It would also be great for a 1st birthday party! (my son’s was monkey themed! ;)

June 11, 2009 at 8:50 am

michelle SAYS:

woodland forest for sure!

June 11, 2009 at 8:52 am

Vanessa SAYS:

Either sock monkey or woodland forest.
I really like woodland forest – but sock monkey is really whimsical and unique.

June 11, 2009 at 8:53 am

Kim O. SAYS:

I’m thinking Mod Monkey, but I love them all!!!:)

June 11, 2009 at 8:53 am

Kiki SAYS:

Definitely the sock monkey.

June 11, 2009 at 8:53 am

amy d. SAYS:

it’s between mod monkey and woodland forest – but i think woodland forest wins. there is so much you can do with this theme! plus, what a wonderful color palette to work with!

June 11, 2009 at 8:55 am

Kristi SAYS:

I love the Mod Monkey! It’s original and who wouldn’t love a shower all about their “Max?”

June 11, 2009 at 8:55 am


i would definitley have to say Woodland Forest. I love the variety of animals.

June 11, 2009 at 8:59 am
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