Children’s Book Themed Baby Boy Shower!

Children's Book themed Baby ShowerI recently had the pleasure of hosting a sweet baby shower for my friend Kristen Steele. She’s awaiting the arrival of a darling baby boy so it was an absolute pleasure to shower her + the little one with a baby shower. It was yellow, baby blue, and navy themed with Children’s Books incorporated throughout! We built up baby boy’s library with all the classics. It was such a wonderful time, and I had an absolute blast with the party details. Check out the pictures below!


  • Guests signed a sweet “library book” poster (designed by Paper & Pigtails) that we framed for the guest book. 
  • The party menu was influenced by my favorite children’s books. See below for full list.
  • Kristen’s friend Elizabeth Higgenbotham made the most darling cookies that were just perfect.
  • Favors were chocolate chip cookies packaged up next to “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” book!
  • I love the patterns of Midori Ribbon and used it to decorate everything from the bow tie on the bear’s tricycle to wrapping gifts.
  • Be on the lookout for one of my fave details – bow tie garland!
  • A bold yellow and white stripe fabric made the perfect tablecloth!

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Baby Shower Menu

If You Give a Dog A Donut – Donut Cake
Popcorn Poems – Caramel Popcorn Mix
Ten Apples Up On Top – Mini Apple Crumbles
Dragons Love Tacos – Mini Taco Cups
Goodnight Moon – Mini Chocolate Moon Pies
Go Dog Go! – White Chocolate “Bark”
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Cookie Favors

Styling: Phronsie Dial + Courtney Whitmore | Party Popcorn Cups, Donut Cake Flags: Shop Sweet Lulu | Ribbon: Midori | Bow Garland: The Flair Exchange | Invitation: Banter & Charm | Library Sign Poster: Paper & Pigtails


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    Chela says

    Hi, Im wanting to do a book themed baby shower for my sister. I went on the paper & pigtails websites and I couldn’t find the sign poster. Can you tell me how!!

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    Allison says

    This is adorable! I love it!

    I’m hosting a shower with a similar theme and I’m wondering where you found the vintage tricycle that the bear is sitting in. Can you let me know? Thanks!

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    Daisy says

    Hi there,

    Love this idea. We are planning on doing something very similar for a co-workers baby shower. Wondering if you can help direct me in where I can purchse those cute yellow stripped popcorn boxes. I am having a hard time finding some!

    Many thanks!

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      Courtney says

      Hi Karina! They were purchased from a place here locally called Old Time Pottery, you can check their website to see if you can buy online or check online/ebay for “metal wire bicycle planters” for something similar!

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      Courtney says

      This was found at Old Time Pottery, a store here in TN but you might have luck online or at Hobby Lobby.


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