Library & Storybook Book Baby Shower Ideas
Great party idea! Help the new parents build their child’s library.
Give a gift of reading and sparks baby’s imagination.
DECORATING & PARTY IDEAS
|Book Page Flower Cupcake – Use a foam ball in a cupcake liner. Then stick flowers (cut from old book pages) into the ball with pearl topped pins. Would be cute on a candlestick too.||Make a garland from old book pages.|
|Make a caterpillar out of tissue paper for Very Hungry Caterpillar|
|A book – without a cover – becomes a flower for your table||Book Pages turned into a banner||Print out a bunch of book quotes and turn them into a banner|
|Make a festive garland/banner from old scraps of material.||Setup a Favor Station for when guests leave the party.||String pom poms (found at a craft store) and use as a party garland.|
|Use book pages to make hanging decorations, table runners, and garlands. Dress up your creations with crystals or |
glue on butterflies, book worms, and small flowers.
|Place inspirational book quotes around the party area||A wreath from pages of old books – children’s books are more colorful||Display your party elements with the rhyme they depict.|
|Stack books to make a pedestal table||Just because you are using paper napkins, doesn’t mean they cannot be attractively displayed.||Children’s Book Page Pinwheels|
|Book Page Wheels||Cover any books with scrapbook paper and list your menu on the splines.||Decoupage story book pictures onto wooden blocks|
|Vintage sheet music and nursery rhyme framed as decoration and/or centerpieces.||Use old book pages and silhouettes to make a festive banner.||Make oversized book and decorate it with various storybook quotes.|
|Start with paper lanterns and glue on overlapping circle-cut book pages or newspaper.||Instead of cards for the new mom, have everyone bring a book for baby’s library.||Using construction paper and old magazine pages, make a book garland.|
|Get wooden letters from the dollar or craft store and let guests paint them for the nursery walls.||Library Card Invitation||Get blank baby blocks from a craft or dollar store and have the guests paint them.|
|Hang letters of the alphabet as decorations.||Using floral wire ( or similar product) glue it between paint washed book page squares. When dry trim the squares into leaves and twine several single leaves into trios.||Make hanging book art with old books or cardboard covered with fabric and discarded papers. Loop the pages into an waterfall design and glue together.|