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There’s a Peanut in my Belly


We had been planning the shower for weeks -- maybe even months!


We made/designed our own printables, banners (dots & flags). We found elephants in the clearance bin from Michaels. We bought lots of peanuts, and kettle corn, and lots of fun circus finger foods, like churros, cotton candy and mini corn dogs.


My sister scrambled up until the last second decorating, cooking and setting up. But all in all she pulled it off, and it was an adorable Peanut in My Belly/ Circus Themed baby shower!

Design Inspiration

Peanuts and elephants, so we went with the circus!

Decorating Style

Bright and playful

Project Details

Photography: JL Photographers

Printables: There's a Peanut in my Belly
Cupcakes: Sweet September Cupcakes
Fabric, Burlap, Tablecloths: Walmart
Paper runners/ Bar table wraps: Farrow & Ball wallpaper
Paper banner: Patterned pad of paper from Michaels
Paper elephants, Animal Cage with Lion, Striped Yellow Straws: Michaels
Large Drink Containers: T.J. Maxx
Wooden Crate Box, Popcorn containers: Target
Mason Jars: Albertsonโ€™s Grocery Store
White vases, tin pots: Ikea

Favorite Items

I love all the elephants, they are my favorite!


Hand make your decorations

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  1. avatar Sandi Holmstedt says:

    LOVE this party!! Whimsical and just plain “happy” and fun! Great idea – amazing little cookies – love the elephants!! :))

  2. avatar Yo says:

    Congratulations. The BTO is working fine. :/

  3. avatar Kimberly says:

    Shirley Niemi,

    Thank you Shirley! & thank you to all of your friends/family who are voting for his baby shower in Astoria, OR!

  4. avatar Shirley Niemi says:

    Jadens baby shower was adorable! Can hardly wait to see what his 1st birthday party will look like! Astoria, OR is sure voting for our little peanut!

  5. avatar Bumpalicious says:

    So many cute details and the photography is fantastic!

  6. avatar Tasha Cune says:

    Simple yet really lovely. I love the really bright feel of the party.