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Party Reveal: Sock Monkey Baby Shower

When our friend Jami, of the Savvy Socialista, contacted us to design and style a baby shower, we decided to monkey around a little. The always-popular sock monkey theme turned out darling! If you are in need of a classic and fun theme for your next shower or party, this theme can be used for a boy or a girl!

We love to do DIY cakes; it’s a super affordable way to achieve a high-end custom look for less. Here we had our local supermarket make an 8″ double layer, plain iced cake. We covered the top of the cake with chocolate sprinkles, added a little printable cake sign and bunting and topped it with an adorable decorated cookie made specially for us by Casey’s Confections.

Casey also made these amazing sock monkey cookies per request to match. They’re almost too cute to eat, but we did, and they were delish! Decorated cookies make great party favors to send home with guests.

Cupcakes provided by Cakes by Cassie were dressed up with cupcake toppers that matched the theme. The bottom tier of our DIY cupcake stand was filled with monkey vines (twizzlers) and chocolate covered pretzels.

This party poster is a great way to add decor to the party, and it doubles as custom art for the nursery once the party is over. Simply frame, hang it up, and you have a memorable and personalized piece!

Chevron treat bags dressed with stickers were available so guests could take home cookies and candies.

Here is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to display your party utensils. We used an empty formula can, wrapped it with paper and ribbon, and in a few minutes, you’ll have a fun little piece to house your forks, knives and spoons!

Lastly, dress up water bottles with labels to match your party. This adds just a little bit of fun to boring water bottles and helps to tie the entire theme together!

Photos by Oh! Snap Photography by Carlee

  • dandelion

    I think a sock monkey theme is one of the safest and best gender neutral themes there is. Really love the cake.

  • Jami

    Love, love, love!!!!

  • Amie Olson

    Adorable party decor, and I LOVE the cake and cookies! Cute!

  • Tasha Cune

    I just love parties that are easy to plan and execute, and most of all, not stressful for busy mommies like me.

  • Ashley

    I’m doing a sock monkey theme for a friend of mine and I’m having such. hard time finding where to buy stuff. Can you help me?

  • Belle Humphreys

    Great party theme that combines a classic theme and very bright colors! Great job on this one Rebecca :)

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  • Nicole Cogburn

    Where did you get the supply’s? What’s a range of cost? I really want to do this.

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