Skip to Content

Aqua + Orange Baby Sprinkle


I designed and co-hosted a budget-friendly "sprinkle" at my house for my little sister who is expecting her second little boy.

Design Inspiration

When my sister went shopping for crib bedding her 4 year old immediately pointed out baby dinosaur themed bedding which made my sister's heart melt so that's what she went with. For the shower I chose aqua and orange from the colors on the bedding.

The coral color was used with the orange to keep the decor a tad more feminine. My sister might have 1 boy and 1 on the way but she's as girlie as it gets so we didn't want it to be to masculine.

Since this is her second child we threw her a "sprinkle" and going along with that theme I used circles to imply rain and/or dessert sprinkles.

Decorating Style

clean, modern, contemporary, shabby chic, DIY

Project Details

Invitation: I designed the invitations myself and purchased "Pool" and "Papaya" envelopes from Paper Source (I couldn't decide between the 2 so half the guests were sent 1 color and the rest received the other)

Pom poms: DIY (yarn)

Pinwheels: DIY (paper + dowel rods)

Garland: The dots were cut from various papers. The majority of them are from a large tablet of 12x12 paper I found on clearance at Michaels that was full of colorful printed papers, I used the oranges and blues. I also bought some sheets of paper from Paper Source that matched the invitation envelopes. In addition, I cut some smaller 1" dots from paper samples I had lying around my office.

Game boards: I did a search for shower games online and recreated a custom cohesive design for them. The clipboards were cut from a large cardboard display board I bought at Target. I glued paper to the back and added binder clips.

Pencils: My mom found "It's a Boy" pencils but wanted something more so she bought tiny binkies, drilled holes in the pencils, and attached the binkies to them.

Diaper cake + Giraffe: My mom made the adorable diaper cake as well as a giraffe made from baby diapers, socks, and wash cloths.

Table signs + Print: I designed the table signs, thank you tags, straw flags, and cupcake toppers.

Paper straws: I wish I could remember where I got the straws from. I ordered them a while ago for another party and had plenty left over.

Slideshow: Using photos from my sister's 1st pregnancy, baby photos of her son, and maternity photos from her current pregnancy, my husband set up a slideshow to run on the tv throughout the shower. (It was a big hit!)

Favors: The favors were hand-sewn key fobs by my oh-so-talented mother.

Food: I made aqua and white cakeballs. My mom prepared everything else.

Photography: (shower and maternity photos) Lauren Armstrong Photography

Favorite Items

I really liked the table signs but I think all the dots strung around the 1st floor were my favorite.


When you are working with other people on a shower (or event) stick to your guns about colors. If you're a stickler (like me) then aqua blue and light blue are not the same thing. If you choose lime green for your color don't let someone else say, "ok, I found these hunter green plates I'm going to buy." It's a nice gesture and people want to help but if you are looking for an overall cohesive design I recommend providing swatches to contributors. :)

Gut Absolut kostenlos babyshower diy Beliebt – My babyshower Blog

Saturday 7th of August 2021

[…] Giraffe – hergestellt aus Windeln, Socken und Babytüchern. … […]

Decorando con rosetones de papel

Monday 20th of August 2018

[…] project nursery […]

http null prog ru redirect url http anybunny mobi

Thursday 1st of February 2018

Diabetes іs booming worldwide ɑnd in many areas оf the wοrld it's at epidemic proportions. Βecause of nerve damage causing decrease οf sensation in thee legs, therefore the patient won't detect thhe injury, swelling ɑnd pain insidе leg wound infection mіght bе severe. Tһe rates of higһ hypertension arе two times aѕ high in obewse adults, when compared ԝith those who һave average ߋr moderate weight.

10 Super Fun Baby Shower Games -

Monday 18th of September 2017

[…] Another cute, simple game is How Big is Her Belly? […]

簡単にできるDIYで☆パーティーデコレーションのおもてなし |

Sunday 26th of February 2017

[…] 出典: […]