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From 2011-2016, we had an inspiration blog featuring nurseries, baby showers, parties, and portraits that were submitted to us by photographers, designers, and parents. We no longer accept submissions or post new blog content, but we have left the archive here for those who have saved this content, or for new readers looking for inspiration.

Circus Themed Baby Shower

How crazy cute is this DIY Circus Themed shower, designed and photographed by Lauren Bauer of JL Photographers? Lauren's sister is the mom-to-be, and she owns the baby/announcement website business called There's a Peanut in My Belly. This spurred the idea for the circus theme, filled with elephants and peanuts! All of the food, beverage, and cupcake labels were DIY projects, as were the paper flag banners, confetti banners, and party picks. They gave the design a vintage touch with faded colors and stripes, wooden boxes, mason jars and burlap. I can't get enough of those centerpieces! See more from this shower by visiting the full gallery.


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vendors & sources

Paper runners/ Bar table wraps: Farrow & Ball wallpaper
White vases, tin pots: Ikea
Paper banner, confetti banner, Paper elephants, Animal Cage with Lion, Striped Yellow Straws: Michaels
Wooden Crate Box, Popcorn containers: Target
Large Drink Containers: T.J. Maxx
Fabric, Burlap, Tablecloths: Walmart