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Beatrix Potter Baby Shower

Updated on January 20, 2015

Are You Hosting a Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Baby Shower?

The Beatrix Potter, Peter Rabbit Baby Shower theme is a very popular choice for the Mommy to be. Possibly, the new mom is decorating the baby nursery in the Beatrix Potter theme and wants to follow through with this theme choice for the baby shower. While the Beatrix Potter Baby Shower theme is one of the more difficult themes to organize, with a little bit of creativeness, it can be done!

I would like to help you coordinate the perfect Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Baby Shower by assisting you in selecting the Invitations, Party Games, Decorations, Tableware and matching shower items. You will also find many decorative Peter Rabbit themed nursery items to consider as gifts for the Mommy and new baby!

A Brief History of Beatrix Potter

Helen Beatrix Potter was born on July 28, 1866, in Bolton Gardens, Kensington, England. She was educated at home and other than her brother, Potter's only friends were her animals. She had a deep interest in and love for all creatures and kept several as pets, including mice, frogs, bats, rabbits, and even a hedgehog.

Potter also showed an early talent for drawing. Her own pets as well as the animals she discovered while on vacation were often the subjects of her illustrations. Her governesses encouraged her to practice her drawing, as did her parents, who were also interested in art and occasionally allowed their daughter to accompany them to exhibitions.

In addition to writing and illustrating her books, Potter directed their production and design. She insisted that they be kept small to fit comfortably into a child's hands and that only a few words appear on each page. She also liked to challenge her readers now and then with a surprisingly sophisticated vocabulary in the belief that children delighted in learning new words. Potter took an active interest in the merchandising possibilities of her books as well, pointing out to her publisher the need to copyright her characters and suggesting games and other items that could be based on them.

"Beatrix Potter was a remarkable woman who triumphed over life's adversities. She transformed her struggles into stories that have fascinated readers of many different cultures for the entire twentieth century."

Beatrix Potter Shower Games & Favors

Let a professional party planner assist you with customizing the shower games and favors. Then you can concentrate on the other shower details!

The Beatrix Potter Game Package includes Advice Cards, Prediction Cards, Bingo Cards and Scratch Cards. There is an option to include Bookmarks, Wordsearch Puzzles and The Dirty Diaper Game. All of the games are personalized with the Mommy-to-be's name and the shower date. Then they are packaged nicely and ready to hand out to the guests on the shower day.

Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Shower Favors

It can be difficult to find Beatrix Peter Rabbit style favors to match the shower theme. But don't give up... there are many sellers who specialize in creating cute favors to complete your theme. Some of those include Tea Favors, Bath Salts Favors, Lifesaver Candy Favors, Pacifier Candy Favors, Tealight Candle Favors, Bookmarks and more.

Purchase enough so that each guest has a keepsake to take home with them. Or get these as a gift for the winners of the bingo game. Either way, they will add a special touch to the shower table.

Peter Rabbit Baby Shower Invitations

Find the perfect Peter Rabbit themed baby shower invitations and send them about 3-4 weeks in advance. Visit my Ebay Store below to choose from many different designs; there is sure to be one that catches your eye!

Beatrix Potter Baby Shower Invitations

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Decorating for the Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit themed Baby Shower doesn't have to be expensive. Find a small wooden wheelbarrow and fill it with carrots, cabbage and other vegetables. Use a watering can as a vase and fill it with flowers of your choice.

Definitely have a vegetable tray and include carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, etc. This will tie in nicely with the Peter Rabbit garden theme. If you have cupcakes for the guests, print out your own cupcake toppers and make them yourself. Have fun decorating and include a lot of rustic garden type items to complete the theme.

Beatrix Potter Decorative Items

It can be difficult to find the Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit cups, plates, napkins and related tableware. But they are still available for purchase at a few online stores. However, if you can't find the matching tableware, don't be disappointed. You can always use light blue, yellow and cream colored tableware.

Then simply add a few Peter Rabbit stuffed animals and some garden related items to tie it all together.

Cardboard Wheelbarrow Favors


Additional Items to consider for the Peter Rabbit themed Baby Shower

To save money, you can use some cardboard wheelbarrow favors and fill them with candy or nuts. These cute wheelbarrows can be decorated with Peter Rabbit themed stickers or painted in a garden design. Place them at each guests table setting and you have a unique keepsake for those attending.

Design Your Own Beatrix Potter Shower Theme - Crafting CD's to create your own designs!

Beatrix Potter Gift Items

Beatrix Potter photo frames are uniquely designed in both a pink and blue theme. This adorable New Baby keepsake picture frame of shows Jemima Puddle Duck and her babies. This frame has a place for a small photo of your child, a place for a hand print and new baby information. This frame comes with an ink pad and a pen.

The Hallmark collectable Beatrix Potter ornament would be a special keepsake gift. This carefully detailed interpretation of an original drawing by Beatrix Potter will be a cherished memento of Baby's First Christmas.

Beatrix Potter Collectible Nursery Items

The Mommy-to-be may have registered at Babies R Us or another popular store, however, many of the Peter Rabbit nursery accessories can only be purchased online. So the new mom may not even realize that they exist and therefore, cannot register for them. Surprise her with something unique and hard-to-find.

More Adorable Peter Rabbit Nursery Décor

The perfect shower gift for the Mommy-to-be to complete the Beatrix Potter themed nursery! This Lambs and Ivy Peter Rabbit Nursery Bedding Set is the ultimate finishing touch for the Beatrix Potter nursery theme. It is difficult to find and very few available for purchase, so don't miss out on this opportunity to complete your Beatrix Potter themed nursery!

Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Nursery Bassinet

If the Mommy-to-be has a Peter Rabbit themed nursery this gliding bassinet is sure to be a lovely surprise for the new mommy. Designed with sweet, artful illustrations of the mischievous, yet lovable bunny, it boasts an electronic music module with nightlight and gentle vibration that helps little ones sleep. Outfitted with a large storage basket underneath, a gliding base and locking casters, it makes bedtime easier on parents and babies.

Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Baby Shower Cakes - Cake Ideas to spark your creative talents!

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Peter Rabbit Diaper Cakes

There are some adorable Peter Rabbit Diaper Cakes available from various online sellers. Many of these stores specialize in creating the perfect diaper cakes and offer a very reasonable price. A Peter Rabbit Diaper Cake will add a lot of style and color to the gift table. And after the shower, the Mom-to-be will have many fun and useful items to add to the nursery.


Peter Rabbit Toys for Baby

A large plush Peter Rabbit would be the perfect addition to baby's nursery. This amazing Peter Rabbit is as HUGE as he is adorable. He stands a full 36" tall (that's 3 feet!) and is irresistably soft, with a signature light-blue velvet jacket and perky ears.

The Mommy-to-be is sure to love this adorable Peter Rabbit; placing him in the corner of the nursery will be a comforting friend for baby.

Have you hosted a Beatrix Potter Baby Shower? - Please share your comments and suggestions with me

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      Mary DeAnne Rogan 2 years ago

      My daughter has many beautiful (and delicious) items perfect for a Beatrix Potter theme baby shower in her Etsy store so please check it out!

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      raeloe 4 years ago

      great lens! Tons of resources

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      babyshowersbykim 5 years ago

      @anonymous: If you click on the link right above the invitations -It reads BEATRIX POTTER BABY SHOWER INVITATIONS - you can order them in my Ebay Store. Thanks!

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      anonymous 5 years ago


      I would like to know where I can order the baby shower invitations - style 1B