Halloween 10.19.11

“Itsy Bitsy Spider” Baby Shower / Kids Party

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Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower

Looking for a clever twist on the traditional baby shower OR a non-scary Halloween or birthday party idea for your itty-bittiest party patrons? Check out this Halloween-inspired Itsy Bitsy Spider theme from Elizabeth from Bump Smitten… one of the first printable party collections available in her brand new shop!

This collection stars a cute little spider graphic and a bold black and white palette that makes it easy to tailor this theme to your own celebration… from adding a pop of orange or purple for Halloween parties to bright pink, teal, or gender-neutral yellow for baby-to-be.

Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower

Read on for more fun pics + clever black & white treats like adorable spider marshmallow pops, “spider soda”, and cupcakes frosted in black and topped with white chocolate webs

Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower

Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower

Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower

Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower

Itsy Bitsy Spider Baby Shower


PARTY DETAILS, as told by Elizabeth

“As I launch my Bump Smitten Shop on Etsy, I thought it would be fun to start with a Halloween theme. And, of course, ‘Itsy Bitsy Spider’ popped up immediately in my mind. I thought this would be an adorable theme for either a baby shower or kid birthday party. The printable collection includes food labels, bottle wraps, water bottle wraps, chocolate bar wraps, mini spider flags, double-sided paper cones, bunting and cupcake toppers. There also matching invitations and labels available.

Dessert Table Details:
– I spray painted some branches I found on a tree in my neighborhood, black with silver glitter spray paint (from Michael’s).
– I found the pot at Home Depot and sprayed it black. I also filled it with gravel and then topped it with mini marshmallows.
– The little white bags hanging from the tree each have a peppermint patty.
– I found the glittery spiders at Michael’s and placed them throughout the table.
– I bought the old-fashioned cola bottles at World Market

I am offering the complete ‘Itsy Bitsy Spider’ collection in my Etsy Shop for $18. Matching invitations and labels are also available.”


– Event Styling, Graphic Design & Itsy Bitsy Spider Printable: Bump Smitten
– Photography: Jonathan Hickerson
– Spider Marshmallows: The Marshmallow Studio
– Macaroons: Les Madeleines
– Cupcakes & dipped oreos: Mountain Mama Cooks (http://www.mountainmamacooks.com)
– Whoopie Pies:  Bump Smitten


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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

12 responses to ““Itsy Bitsy Spider” Baby Shower / Kids Party”

  1. oh my goodness!!!! this is the cutest thing ever!!! congrats elizabeth!!! you will do great!!!

    • babyinvitations says:

      i would have to agree, everything from the macaroons to the popcorn to the baby shower invitations. such an ingenious theme, perfect for halloween :)

  2. Kristin says:

    So cute! Where are the spider web bowls and dessert stands from? Thanks!

  3. Katarina says:

    This is so so so adorable :) OMG! I definitely want to learn how to make these cameroons :)
    Thanks for sharing!
    La Kat

  4. What a fun and versatile party! Elizabeth, you did an awesome job. Love it! Thanks for sharing Jenn :)

  5. What a FUN idea, LOVE it!

  6. jennifunk says:

    I also would like to know where the spiderweb serving pieces came from. Thanks! Such a cute theme…I think it would be good as a young child Halloween party, too, could always add some pops of orange color.

  7. Wow. This is such a unique way to approach a baby shower. Pretty cool!

  8. Janniffer says:

    I love the idea and the set up. Best one yet!

  9. Noella2 says:

    Your creativity is awesome, I love the Mugs!

  10. christine says:

    I’m totally in love with the black and white table display.

  11. katrina says:

    This party is so frickin’ cute! I think every last thing is adorable.