Congratulations! You are having a baby! Now is the time to start crafting your baby shower invitations and deciding what’s on your “Bucket List Wish” for your baby shower.
Like most things, baby shower invitations are something we take for granted. You see them all the time—but how often do you stop to look at them? Your friend sends them to you in a digital file, and when it comes right down to it, all you really have to do is upload it, right?
3 Types of Best Baby Shower Invitations
Now it’s time to throw the most adorable baby shower ever! With all of your girlfriends helping you out, you are sure to have a blast. From games to refreshments, this baby shower is going to be perfect. So let’s talk about the invitations? How do you make them cute and fun, yet still formal enough for everyone to want to come? See our list below for more details on how to get started.
There are many types of baby shower invitation cards. It can be a classic invitation card, a handmade one, or the invitations that come from a website. The invitations can have different shapes and sizes, depending on the taste of the person inviting. There are even invitations that have riddles that are fun to answer.
- Classic invitation cards
This is the most common type of invitation card. It usually contains only important information about the shower such as time, venue, and date. Some people also like to put a map in it so that guests will know where to go once they arrive at the venue. Classic invitation cards can be purchased in specialty shops or on websites like Pinterest. If you want something cheaper, you can just download templates and print them out by yourself. You may also put pictures or illustrations that are related to babies on it.
- Handmade Invitation Cards
If you ask me, this type of card is very special because it was made with care and effort. Many people like making their own baby shower invitation cards because they get to personalize them according to what they want and what they think would make the mother-to-be happy. Handmade cards can be given to close friends and family members as well as acquaintances who are invited to attend the shower
- Online Invitation Cards
You can also make your own baby shower invitations, by using card-making software or even Microsoft Word. One of the most popular card-making software for invitations is Canva.
It is very easy to customize invitations to fit your theme, it is also much cheaper than buying them ready-made.
From modern and chic to rustic and natural, there are hundreds of designs to choose from so you can find the right style to match your party theme. Here are some popular ideas that may inspire your own creation:
Other types of baby shower invitation cards include miniature versions of popular paintings, drawings by popular artists such as Van Gogh or Picasso, or even photographs from famous movies. Again these are just a few ideas for baby shower invitations; the possibilities are truly endless. Whatever type of card you choose remember that it should be about you, what you want it to look like, and what type of message you want to send along with it.
Should I put my baby’s picture on the invitation card?
Some people do not like to have pictures on their baby shower invitations because they prefer that the card represent the parents only, while others love to have pictures on their invitations because it makes them feel closer to their unborn child. Whatever your preference maybe there is a card out there for everyone.
Also, if you have an adorable photo of the mom-to-be, make it front and center on a photo baby shower invitation. Choose from many templates that allow you to upload a photo before personalizing the design with all your important details.
Can I make the baby shower a gender reveal?
Yes, you can. If you’re hosting a gender reveal party for your family and friends, there are many exciting designs to choose from. You can let people know whether the new bundle of joy is a beautiful baby boy or girl with invitations that feature cute icons like baby blocks or onesies, or a “He or She?” design that leaves everyone guessing.
What type of baby shower invitations should I choose?
You can start by following the theme of the party. You’ll find that there is a lot to choose from when it comes to baby shower invites. The first thing you need to consider is whether you will have a theme for your party or not. If you do have one, then that should be reflected in your invitations so that people can get an idea of what they can expect when they turn up at the party.
If you don’t have a particular theme then you can just go with some traditional baby shower invitations. These will typically feature some kind of picture relating to babies and/or pregnancy. There are plenty to choose from so if you don’t have any particular theme in mind, these are definitely worth considering before making your final decision on what type of card you want to send out for your baby shower.
Once you’ve decided on whether or not to have a specific theme for your party, the next step is deciding on the style of invitation you want to use. For example, if you’re having a traditional baby shower with all the usual games such as pinatas and so forth then it would be best to use traditional-looking invitations that match this theme rather than using something more contemporary or modern looking like an
Bottomline on Baby Shower Invitation Cards
There is a broad variety of baby shower invitation cards in the market. The style, color, and design can be customized as per the needs and desires of the person having the baby shower.
Some of these cards come with cute images while others have lovely quotes. Some of the cards have themes like a teddy bear, or a baby girl or boy writing out its name with an umbrella or a toy duck in the background.
There are also cards that have the initials of the baby embossed on them along with teddy bears, toys, and colored balls. These are available in various colors and sizes and people can pick their favorite ones.
Some of these cards even come with matching envelopes and tags. On some of them, there is even space provided for thank you messages which can be handwritten by the mother-to-be herself.
Most of these cards are made from high-quality paper and are available at reasonable prices in many online stores. There are also some online stores that give away these cards for free but their quality may not be very good.