14 Jun

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

Grab your passport! There’s a {WILD} Safari Themed Baby Shower on the loose… and this is one Rumble in the Jungle that you won’t want to miss! Ashley from Attention 2 Detail Events styled this celebration for a lucky mom-to-be and her little “King of the Jungle”. The safari theme was chosen to match new baby Alex’s nursery so that much of the party decor could be displayed in his room after the event… smart thinking!

PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:

– Clever & stylish “passport style” invitations
– Wooden utensils stamped with “ROAR” + giant monstera leaves at each place setting
– The Children’s book Rumble in the Jungle used as the “guest book” (great keepsake!)
– “Thanks for swinging by” monkey cookie favors displayed on a potted tree

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

{WILD!} Jungle Safari Themed Baby Shower

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Ashley

Kim, the mom to be, was decorating the baby’s nursery in a safari theme so I wanted to incorporate that into the shower so that she could get use out of the décor after the event.

I chose a brown and tan giraffe print, bright lime green, and pops of blue as the color palette. Guests received custom safari passport invitations, inviting them to pack their bags to embark on the expedition.

Café Trio, a restaurant in Salt Lake City had the perfect venue space on their top floor, with floor to ceiling windows, overlooking the city. The bright lighting and open concept was the perfect backdrop for the theme. Animal footprints and vintage jungle signs led guests into the event space where they were given their animal print safari hats.

I wanted to incorporate a very natural and earthy feel to the event. Each table was covered in burlap and topped with natural wood placemats. Green leaves and small jungle animals decorated each place setting.

Guests ate on giraffe print plates and used wooden utensils that were accented with the word “ROAR”. They were tied with natural twine and encouraged the guests to “Enjoy!”
The menus were adorable! They featured a custom safari design and were highlighted with green string accents. Guests dined on assorted flatbread appetizers, roasted tomato soup, salad, and choice of gourmet sandwich.

A custom desert bar featured jungle themed desserts including zebra print fudge brownies, animal print Oreo’s, cookies and cream cake pops, and the cutest banana lollipops that had actual banana candies inside the centers! Small suitcase’s, decorated with vintage African travel stickers, were used to display the pops. I also used natural wooden baskets, tipped upside down, to raise the other desserts. The mom-to-be was able to take them home after the shower to use in the nursery! An animal print cake was made and topped with fondant jungle animals. It was delicious! The momma-to-be chose vanilla cake with blackberry butter cream and red velvet with cream cheese butter cream for the alternating layers.

Guests signed the children’s book “Rumble in the Jungle” with their wishes for baby Alex. It was a fun alternative to a traditional guest book and something that the new parents will be able to read to Alex until he gets older.

When guests left the shower they were warned to watch out for stowaway monkeys, which were actually custom cookie favors that were hanging in two small table top trees. They featured thank you tags that said “Thanks for swinging by!”

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VENDOR CREDITS:

– Event design & planning: Attention 2 Detail Events
– Photography, Invitation & stationary: Alexis June Creative
– Venue: Cafe Trio
– Blue Glitter Elephants: Wish Daisy
– Custom Cookies: Firefly Confections
– Banana Pops: Vintage Confections
– Animal Print Oreo’s: Sweeties by Kim
– Animal Print Cake Pops: Bees Knees Creative
– Cake: Bayshore Cakes
– Fondant Cake Toppers: Cupcake Stylist

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14Comments

1
Ashley Lloyd SAYS:

Thank you so much for the feature HWTM! :)

Reply June 14, 2012 at 3:14 pm

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Million Dollar $mile Celebrations SAYS:

The animal print cake pops are WILD! So fun!

Reply June 14, 2012 at 6:12 pm

3
Vanessa SAYS:

Love the passports and the cake pops are great!

Reply June 14, 2012 at 7:11 pm

4
Ashantai Yungai SAYS:

Great Job Ashley Lloyd and crew! Lovely!

Reply June 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm

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Morgan Chaney SAYS:

The passports are just great and those fudge brownies are divine!!! Great job!!!! :D

Reply June 15, 2012 at 8:30 am

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Brandi {Alexis June Creative} SAYS:

Thank you HWTM for featuring our work! : )

Reply June 16, 2012 at 2:08 am

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MonogrammedEverything! SAYS:

LOVE everything about this party!!! So cute!

Reply June 22, 2012 at 9:47 am

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P.Francais SAYS:

Hello:

I love the ideas, especially the guest book. I’m planning a baby shower for my sister, and would love to know where I purchase the guest book. Any suggestions? Thanks.

Reply July 13, 2012 at 8:32 am

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Nicole Punton SAYS:

Its amazing – great job.

Reply August 6, 2012 at 12:26 pm

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shine boynton SAYS:

Love the inivtes great job!
Dd you make them yourself?

Reply January 22, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Brandi {Alexis June Creative} SAYS:

Hi Shine-
I created the passports and hand-tied tassels – you can see more of my work here: http://www.alexisjune.com or http://www.alexisjuneblog.com.

Thanks!
Brandi

February 16, 2013 at 11:36 am

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Kay SAYS:

Love everything!! What is the name of the book you used for the guest book?

Reply January 22, 2014 at 7:22 pm

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Alexzandria Quinones SAYS:

The invites are so nice!!! What size paper did you use?

Reply February 22, 2014 at 9:58 pm

13
Iliana Gonzales SAYS:

Where can I purchase these invitations at

Reply August 29, 2014 at 7:36 pm

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