30 Mar

Real Parties: Sugar & Spice Baby Shower

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

Today’s Real Party features a gorgeous take on the popular “Sugar and Spice” baby shower theme.

This chic chocolate & pink celebration was coordinated by event planner & shower hostess Kelly Balfour of Eventology Weddings and includes tons of super cute & inspiring details – like a homemade cookie buffet + carafes of chocolate, strawberry, & regular milk, adorable pink & brown ribbon accents on everything from the florals to the napkins, and seriously one of the cutest baby shower cakes I’ve ever seen!

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

Read on for lots of inspiring images and all the party details, as told by Kelly


sugar and spice baby shower ideas

It was a chocolate brown and strawberry pink kind of day, from the invitations right down to the table linens and fancy chairs.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

Every detail was expertly attended to – from the paper lanterns hanging above, to a custom hand-made guestbook, right down to personalized place cards at each seat.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

The florals were a mix of white hydrangeas and orchids that evoked a clean and natural feel. The vases were adorned with coordinating accents using ribbon and a button.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

The linens were a soft baby-pink organza and the napkins were a rich bengaline chocolate fabric. Each was tied with a pink and brown coordinating ribbon.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

The gorgeous spread of food included, among other things, such delicacies such as Apricot Almond Chicken Salad, Goat Cheese Truffles, Tuscan Stuffed Mushrooms, and Blue Cheese & Walnut Sandwiches.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

The adorable cake was almost too cute to cut into! In honor of the mom-to-be’s favorite flavors and in an effort to coordinate with the shower colors, the top layer of the cake was strawberry and the bottom layer chocolate. DELICIOUS!

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

But the pièce de résistance was most definitely the cookie-buffet!

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

This table-spread included many varieties of homemade cookies and each guest was invited to pack a cute little brown bag full of cookies to take home as favors.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

There was even an assortment of chocolate, strawberry, and regular milk to accompany the adorable cookies for guests who might want to nibble on the goodies throughout the shower.

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

The mom-to-be was overwhelmed and speechless upon entering the shower….so much so that it brought her to tears!

sugar and spice baby shower ideas

A wonderful time was had by all!”


Event Planner – Kelly Balfour of Eventology Weddings
PhotographyMonkey Tree Photography
FloralSpecial Arrangements
LinensDistinctive Details
Chiavari chairs, china & glasswareA Finer Event
CakeJulie Moncrief
Custom BannersEtsy
Paper Lanternsebay

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Anetra SAYS:

I love it!! So pretty.

March 30, 2010 at 10:23 am

Jennie SAYS:

omg this look simliar to my sisters baby shower.

March 30, 2010 at 10:24 am

Party Box Design SAYS:

so sweeet!

March 30, 2010 at 10:27 am

Prachi ( purplehomes) SAYS:

Oh! This is is the sweetest shower ever!

March 30, 2010 at 10:34 am

Lindsey SAYS:

Simple and beautiful!!!! Love all the details!

March 30, 2010 at 10:40 am

Clare Richardson SAYS:

Mrs. Green Tea on WeddingBee has posted about an adorable sugar+spice theme shower with some great DIY projects and templates:

March 30, 2010 at 11:01 am

Adriana Garcia SAYS:

Such a pretty party! The cake is incredible and the milk jugs are such are adorable. I absolutely love it!

March 30, 2010 at 11:08 am

Katy SAYS:

so adorable! they made great use of the space as well

March 30, 2010 at 11:11 am

Kimberly B. SAYS:

This is an adorable and gorgeous babyshower…..I hope my BFF has a girl so I can throw her a babyshower like this. She’s only 1 month preggars so don’t know yet. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration.

March 30, 2010 at 11:52 am

Jess SAYS:

Wow absolutely beauitful! I am saving it for when it’s time for my best friends baby shower lol But honestly this could totally be a beauitful bridal shower to.

March 30, 2010 at 12:23 pm

Elisha Akram SAYS:

Beautiful! I love it!

March 30, 2010 at 12:36 pm

Gray SAYS:

So Beautiful! Didn’t miss one single detail. Probably the cutest shower cake I have ever seen!!!

March 30, 2010 at 1:54 pm

Allison SAYS:

What Etsy vendor did they use? Thanks!

March 30, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Susan Price SAYS:

What ETSYvendor did they use?

July 21, 2011 at 9:08 am

The Fairy SAYS:

Love the pink and brown color scheme. The milk carafes are too cute. Jess is totally right you could easily adapt this for a bridal shower or even a birthday.

March 30, 2010 at 6:24 pm

Pretty Party Studio SAYS:

I love it! That is home made elegance at its best! If I were the Mom-to be I would have cried too!

March 30, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Alissa Circle SAYS:

This is such a cute idea!! I can’t wait till one of my friends has a baby girl so I can borrow some of these ideas.

March 30, 2010 at 10:11 pm

Courtney D. SAYS:

I could not love this sweet party more! The little signs that are holding the food labels are awesome! I wonder where she got them. This is beautiful!!

March 31, 2010 at 8:05 am

Stacey SAYS:

Pink & brown is my favorite color combination! Everythign is so cute! I especially like the milk bottles, cake and decorated cookies.

March 31, 2010 at 8:11 am

Diapers and Divas SAYS:

Love the color scheme and the cookies! YUM! Great idea to have the different milk flavors too!

March 31, 2010 at 12:12 pm
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