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DIY Baby Shower Ideas for Boys

Updated on April 6, 2016

DIY Your Baby Boy Shower and save $$$

If you're organizing a shower, you don't have to spend a fortune like celebs! Here's some great ideas for you and that special bundle of joy !

For all the TUTORIALS and INSTRUCTIONS check out DIY Baby Shower Ideas for Boys.

Polo Mint Pacifier

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

1) Polo Mint Pacifier

Lifesaver pacifiers are adorable for a little man shower. They can be used for a girl too if you switch the blue jelly bean for a pink one. Simply use icing to hold together.

Hershey Reveal

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

2) Hershey Reveal

Hershey bar favors are great for baby boy shower. Simple get some blue paper and leave the 'he' exposed. You could also color HE in blue instead of wrapping. Finish with a cute blue bow.

Bow Tie Napkins with Utensils

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

3) Bow Tie Napkins with Utensils

Dress up each place setting with a fun flatware wrap idea using blue napkins and some ribbon. Gather napkin like a bow tie place in front of utensils and secure with a colorful ribbon.

Bow Tie Cookies

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

4) Bow Tie Cookies

You'll need a batch of sugar cookies for these cuties and lots of blue icing !

Click the link at the top for plenty more ideas!

Blanket Cupcakes

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

5) Blanket Cupcakes

A batch of chocolate cupcakes is needed here with some frosting in blue and white.

Sparkling Punch

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

6) Sparkling Punch

How cute is the duck! Use sprite with a few drops of blue food coloring or blue hawaiian punch.

Ombré Balloon Backdrop

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

7) Ombré Balloon Backdrop

This is so trendy and so simple, just get balloons in lots of shades of blue. If you are feeling extra creative you could paint a paper tablecloth to match.

Dumbo Cake

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial | Source

8) Dumbo Cake

A childhood classic and such a sweet cake idea.

Blue & Lemons Punch

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

9) Blue & Lemons Punch

Blue kool-aid with 7up and lemons makes up this awesome punch.


Remember to click the link on top for more inspiration !

Do Not Open Until

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

10) Do Not Open Until

Cute for pics and very easy, just get a big blue bow and make a tag with the due date. Great to have in babys first photo album!

Lollipop Favors

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

11) Lollipop Favors

Buy some lollypops as a Wilton favor kit from Party City and pop on top of an anti bac hand wash. These are cute favors that people would actually use!

Strawberry Sports Balls

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

12) Strawberry Sports Balls

Dip strawberries in chocolate and use a toothpick for the details. You could of course make blue stripes on the strawberries too.

Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

13) Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Dip pretzels in white chocolate and blue sprinkles. Also it is a good idea for a Frozen Birthday Party.

Champagne Flute Cupcakes with Sixlets

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

14) Champagne Flute Cupcakes with Sixlets

Purchase plastic champagne flutes and add cupcakes for a party favor/dessert all in one!

Cake Pops Galore

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

15) Cake Pops Galore

Extend your theme into the food and dip cookies and cakes in blue icing.

Click the link at the top for more fun tips.

Ombré Themed Food

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

16) Ombré Themed Food

Wouldn't the ombré balloon backdrop look great with these ideas?

Add Ties to Mason Jars

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

17) Add Ties to Mason Jars

Upcycle old scraps of fabric and make sweet ties to go around mason jars which can be filled with anything you like to use as party favors.

Mustache Banner

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

18) Mustache Banner

This is so simple to make and yet looks so effective! All you need is string and card and cut out the mustache and tie shapes.

Baby It's Cold Outside

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

19) Baby It's Cold Outside

This is cute for a Winter Baby Shower. Who doesn't love a hot chocolate and cookie bar? Blue and brown go so nicely together.

Personalized Burlap Door Wreath

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

20) Personalized Burlap Door Wreath

Hang this on his bedroom door when the party is over! You'll need 1 metal wreath form
1-2 packages 4 inch burlap and decorations.

Once in a Blue Moon

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

21) Once in a Blue Moon

Add pretty details like moons and stars to the traditional blue theme for a bit of spice. The book “The Magic Blanket” is tucked in an adorable wooden wagon complete with a teddy bear!

Mustache Cake

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

22) Mustache Cake

This would wok great with the mustache banner! You just need to make a plane chocolate cake and cut in half in the shapes shown. You could ice and sprinkle it too for more fun.

Treat Cup Booties

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24 Baby Shower Ideas for Boys| Click for Tutorial

23) Treat Cup Booties

These are so adorable and work for more than just baby showers. They could be turned into witches shoes for Halloween or Elf shoes for Christmas.

Polka Dots & Stripes Cake

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24) Polka Dots & Stripes Cake

A blue and green cake with the message boy oh boy would be the perfect center piece for the party.

If you loved these ideas please share :)

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      FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

      What a cute collection of ideas! I don't know what I like best -- the punch, the mustache cake, the strawberries.

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thank you :) think I like the ducky punch ... Too cute!

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      Deborah-Diane 2 years ago from Orange County, California

      These baby shower ideas are so adorable! My youngest daughter just gave birth to a boy last year. Wish I had read your article before I planned her baby shower!! Voted up!

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks for visiting Deborah Diane, aw a baby boy congratulations ! I have 4 nephews and absolutely love them, of course my niece is a treasure too !

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      Shelia Johnson 2 years ago

      I love iy

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      thanks Sheila

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      You really do have some wonderful and cute ideas here -- many that could be modified just a bit for different occasions. I love the Dumbo cake and the BOY cake and the dipped pretzels and, and, and . . . you really have a LOT of great ideas here.

      Voted up, useful, and posted to FB.

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thank you so much for visiting and commenting Au fait

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      Sonya 2 years ago

      Like the pacifiers, candy bars and bow tie napkins

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks for visiting and commenting Sonya :)

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Came back to pin this great article to Awesome Hubpages. Super ideas here!

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      Karen 2 years ago

      I love the bow tie napkin idea! How do you get the ribbon to stay?

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks so much Au Fait !!

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Hi Karen, you can use some mounting foam to secure the ribbon

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      Jocely 2 years ago

      love the dumbo cake do you have a tutorial to make it love to try

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Absolutely :) check this video on you tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xBodHNpy6g

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      Random 2 years ago

      I think all of these ideas are super cute.

      And I really like the

      "Don't say baby" one

      thanks for all of the ideas

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      ezzly 2 years ago

      Thanks for visiting and commenting Random :)

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      april 2 years ago

      How do I get help on the dumbo cake? I wanna know how she made it. THANK YOU! ! :)

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      ezzly 2 years ago

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      Sabrina 23 months ago

      What is the kool aid-7up ratio for the punch with lemons?

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      Karen Bedsaul 23 months ago

      Imagine my surprise when I looked through your ideas for a boy baby shower, and MY cake way featured here! Wow, I am honored! My Boy Oh Boy cake is my most pinned cake on Pinterest too. You can see all my cakes on my Facebook page., CakesByKarenInParadise. Here is the link to this cake's photo album: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.53676617...

      Thank you again for choosing my cake!!!!

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      MarloByDesign 23 months ago from United States

      I love the Hershey Reveal idea .... very clever!

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      ezzly 23 months ago

      Thanks for the link Karen , fab cake and thanks for commenting Marlobydesign :)

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      Anonymous 22 months ago

      Do you have a link on how to make the exact Elephant Cake above? The link that is provided is not the same Elephant Cake. Is there a link to re-create that exact cake?

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      ezzly 22 months ago

      Anonymous here is a discussion about that exact cake http://www.cakecentral.com/forum/t/768940/elephant...

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      Carol 16 months ago

      I was trying to get the tutorial for the booties. Any idea on how to print that. Love all the ideas.

      Thanks

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      ezzly 16 months ago

      Ho Carol, just get a plastic cup , crepe paper and ribbon. Roll some crepe paper into a ball, this is this foot of your bootie. then take another sheet, wrap around both and fix with ribon :)

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      Carol 16 months ago

      Thanks for responding. Can u give me the measurements for the size crepe paper ill need.

      Thanks

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      Robin Schmidt 16 months ago

      Where can I get the directions to make that exact Dumbo cake?

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      ezzly 16 months ago

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      leasa parkinson 14 months ago

      would like to know the size of cake tins used for the dumbo elephant cake pls

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      tyson03 14 months ago

      These are all adorable ideas that would be great to use!!! Do you come up with these? Either way they are brilliant!

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      Betty 9 months ago

      Hello,

      I love all of your decorations and ideas! I really love that wooden waggon! Would you know where I can purchase one just like that one? I would greatly appreciate your help! :)

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      Sonia 6 months ago

      How do you hold the ribbon for the napkins bow tie

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      The Writer from Earth 2 months ago

      This is an excellent (and cute) list! Thanks for writing this.

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