Gender Neutral


As much as I LOVE animals in (party) crowns, I’m actually excited to share this post with you guys for a couple of other reasons too: 1. If you’re looking to throw a Royal Baby Shower, you’re in the right place. You’ll find lots of very doable decorating ideas here + you can download all […]

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Once upon a time, just shy of a year ago, there was a sparkly, magical baby shower in San Clemente, CA for more than 70 expectant military moms… I had the honor of designing the party theme and paper collection for this Operation Shower “Fairytale Forest” event, but it took a village of generous and […]

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Winnie the Pooh was one of my FAVORITE characters growing up, so I was thrilled when Disney Baby asked me to come up with some creative ideas for hosting a Winnie the Pooh BABY SHOWER! What a sweet-as-honey theme for celebrating with mom-to-be, right? ;) THE INSPIRATION Since Winnie has been around for quite a […]

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If you think this Vintage Victorian Baby Shower might be a little bit spooky, well…. you’re absolutely right! Inspired by the Haunted Mansion ride at Disney, Mallory Rajan of The French Confection Co. designed a gender neutral shower for her best friend with twins on the way! Pairing romantic lace linens and beautiful floral arrangements with a touch […]

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I’m so excited to finally share details on the “About to Hatch” event that I designed for Operation Shower earlier this summer! If you’re looking for baby shower inspiration that’s all geometric, bird themed, crafty OR color-blocked, this one’s for you… Inspired by some sherbet-hued, geometric shower curtains from Target, I thought it would be […]

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What’s pink(ish) and blue and gold all over!? This Bohemian Cobalt & Coral Gender Neutral Baby Shower designed by Lisa Costin of A Charming Fête for a dear (and lucky!) friend. From the glam gold details (utensils, envelope liners, vases & more!) to the modern bold ikat pattern cake from Kelsey Elizabeth Cakes and a chic tablescape sprinkled with feminine charm, I […]

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A little dream is on the way, so… Christiane Lehman of Truly You Events created a gorgeous (and *dreamy*!) Sedona Style & Tribal Inspired Baby Shower in honor of mommy-to-be Vanessa. The perfect garden-party venue was dotted with painted feathers, whimsical florals from Papertini and crocheted dream catchers of course! See all the earthy decor and happy fun in the […]

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BEE-utifully styled by Joanna Tutwiler of Queen Tut Events & Design, this gorgeous Mother-to-Bee Baby Shower is full of sweet-as-honey touches and charming details. Chic crossback vineyard chairs, luxe linens, and vintage glass vessels set an elegant tone for the party, while playful additions like a beehive cake, wooden BABY letters, and “Bumble Gum” favors […]

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Step right up to see The Amazing Expanding Woman! Jamie Forsythe of Sweet Jelly Parties designed a Retro Circus Baby Shower for mommy-to-be Shannon that is quite the show… of creativity! Given free range with the theme, Jamie took inspiration from her dessert table backdrop, a fabulous red velvet tufted headboard, that reminded her of vintage circus […]

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The Dreamy Bohemian Dessert Table, designed by Marie of Sweets Indeed, from the latest Operation Shower Event (See the full event recap here!) is full of beautiful patterns and golden details that needed their own post to shine. The table has a smorgasbord of sweet options and the decorations will keep you lingering, especially the genius printables designed by Abigail […]

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If you have followed HWTM over the years, you know we love Operation Shower – an organization that throws baby showers for growing military families to help ease the stress of deployment. An amazing group of vendors and volunteers come together to throw a fabulous shower that always showcases a staggering level of creativity & care! For the latest […]

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I’ve gotta say… this baby shower just stole my heart. Celebrating the pregnancy of a dear friend is always a wonderful reason to throw a party, but when the mom-to-be has had a difficult time getting pregnant, then ends up with TWO peas in her pod… there’s a pretty good chance the celebration will be TWICE […]

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OH, BABY! These little ones will be cha-cha-chaing into the world after such a fabulously fun Mexican Fiesta Baby Shower! When graphic designer friends Ashley and Sam announced they were both expecting within a few weeks of each other, their friends decided that a gender-neutral, joint couples shower was in order. Taking inspiration from the […]

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What’s black, white, and beautifully chic all over? This Modern Black & White Baby Shower-ish Celebration styled by the talented Christina Christian of Something Chic! I used “ish” in the title because this is actually a first birthday celebration for clothing line Sammy & Nat, brought to life in the form of a shower for Lexi […]

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If you’re a longtime reader, than you may remember waaaay back in the day when I helped put together an Operation Shower event here in San Diego with a modern-meets-rustic “Sunshine Farms” theme. Well, fast forward to today, and I’m so excited to share the UPDATED twist on this theme with you! When OS decided […]

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From cool “Message in a Bottle” invitations adorned with lighthouse stamps to tons of homemade treats, it’s clear that Jennifer Kenning of Seakettle put so much love – and lots of DIY hours! – into this creative Nautical Baby Shower for her (sea-and-sun-loving) sister-in-law. Clever details like folded “sailboat” napkins at each place setting, playful nautical themed props […]

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I always love seeing occasion showers with a seasonal twist, and this baby shower is a perfect example! Katie Farmer of Celebration Lane drew inspiration from fall colors, flavors, and textures to create a Rustic Little Pumpkin Baby Shower theme with just the right mix of sweetness and vintage charm. And as impressive as the styling […]

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A couple months ago I flew across the country to Jersey City for the “Baby Liberty” Operation Shower event – a vintage Americana style baby shower that I styled in collaboration with Operation Shower‘s Amy Belle Isle. With nearly 200 guests, a beautiful waterside venue, and all 3 Kardashian sisters co-hosting alongside Babies R Us, […]

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The main goal of a party is of course to celebrate the guest of honor, but it’s also important to make sure your guests are having fun as well. Which is why I love this Brews & Bowling Baby Shower: A Celebration into Parenthood, which was beautifully photographed by Angela Bartunek of Aster & Olive Photography and put together […]

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With frosting, sprinkles and a cherry on top, this Sprinkled with Love Cupcake Baby Shower is sweet as can be! Kim Daniels of On Purpose surprised this mommy-to-be with a ‘Sprinkle,’ which typically celebrates a 2nd or 3rd child, including a sprinkle bar for decorating pretty pink cupcakes and adorable hand-made decor (how cute are those mini tassel garlands?!) With such […]

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