Parisian Inspired Baby Shower {Guest Feature}

This Parisian themed Baby Shower sent in by Carrie of C Stands for Carrie, is full of so many chic and interesting details, I couldn’t wait to share it!  The theme was chosen to reflect the guest of honor’s love of all things French and fashionable, and it was executed beautifully. 
Lots of chalk board signs (made from trays, platters, and frames), hanging umbrellas from Target (hung with push pins), and French books, flash cards, and food labels filled the party space.  There was also a special “logo” made for the party which was used on the invitations, labels, and other decorative accents.
A delicious French food spread included baguettes, croissants, a variety of cheeses, nuts, pate and fruit.  There was also traditional creme brulee, chocolate covered strawberries, and cupcake jars for dessert!
Some of the fantastic ideas Carrie used here are the Eiffle Tower-stamped cups, a diaper pen used to adorn food labels, and the wonderful chalkboard signs made from old platters.
The shower also included some fun themed activities: match the baby item with it’s French word; name the baby animals (what specific animals are called as babies); and a photo area with the most amazing “French” backdrop.  Carrie created it by hanging a collage of French posters, pages from an old French book, a pennant, and a print from her living room.
To complete the project, she offered chocolate mustaches made from molds found at Bake It Pretty.
I love the chic look of this baby shower, and can definitely see this used for a bridal shower, or birthday party as well.  Thanks for sharing this lovely inspiration Carrie!

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and has contributed to, SheKnows, and countless other websites. Most recently she was featured in Celebrate magazine, and her work has been published in Woman's World, Ocala Style, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.


  1. Love the umbrellas and platter-chalkboards!

    Found a wedding with a bare-table setting, Chris!

  2. Something Old, Something New says:

    This is so cute! Love the theme and all the decor.

  3. Rachie @ A Chi Chi Affair says:

    The umbrellas are so innovative!!! Such a stylish shower xo

  4. Christine says:

    Love it all! So creative and what fun!

  5. Lissa (The Wedding Bistro at Bellenza) says:

    Such creative and chic details! Love those Parisian "line drawing" labels and all the clever chalkboard pieces. You're so right, this would be fabulous for a bridal shower!

  6. What a cute idea! Tres Chic!

  7. Morgan @ says:

    This is adorable! I love the theme, lovely!

  8. I love this theme!

  9. Erin*Sparkle&Hay says:

    LOVE the E-tower stamped cups!!!

  10. Erin*Sparkle&Hay says:

    LOVE the E-tower stamped cups!!!

  11. Erin*Sparkle&Hay says:

    LOVE the E-tower stamped cups!!!

  12. Alex Wilde - El Experimento says:

    Very unique theme. Suited for birthday party as well.


  13. The Hip Hostess says:

    This is so seriously stylish!

  14. sweeteatscakes says:

    Love it! Very cute design!

  15. Love all the details, this is beautiful! I can't wait to share, thanks {}

  16. FestivePartyGirl says:

    Oui oui! This is a such a great themed shower. I love the French translation card. I’m guessing that was a game for the guests. How fun!

  17. Alexandra says:

    I love this idea. Does anyone know where I can find the lovely lables that are on the gift bags and carry through out the theme.

  18. I love the umbrellas and details. What did you use for the table runner?

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