Baby Shower Ideas: Rubber Ducky Baby Shower Ideas

Somehow ducks are synonymous with baby showers.  One of the most popular baby shower themes is still the Ducky Baby Shower.  Although usually the colors associated with a ducky theme are yellow and blue, there are other choices available – yellow and pink, yellow and green, yellow and white, pastels, etc.  The ducky baby shower theme can be used from invitations, decorations, food, and right on through to the thank you cards sent to the guests afterwards.

Starting with places to find invitations…Here is a list of some great places to find ducky themed invitations, as well as coordinating tableware and decorations:

  • Fairylicious Diaper Cakes – diaper cake centerpiece
  • Zazzle – invitations
  • Baby Shower Stuff – invitations, tableware, decorations
  • Etsy – invitations
  • 4 Showers – complete ensemble
  • Free printable or email invitations can be found at:

Don’t forget places like Walmart, Target, and K-Mart!  Or, if you are the creative type, you can always make your own!

In keeping with our previous idea articles, we will now show you some great ducky baby shower theme table settings and decorating ideas with links (where available) for more information.  Remember these photos are meant to inspire your own creative juices…

You can find these ideas and many more baby shower ideas on our Pinterest Baby Shower Idea board.

Inventive table decorations

Top Left:  An inflatable duck filled with lots of baby goodies

Bottom Left:  Use any vase, fill with blue or clear marbles and, if you wish, fill with water with or without blue food coloring.

Bottom Middle:  Lovely table decoration with flowers (fresh or silk) using a rubber duck in a in small glass fishbowl

Right:  Pink paper flowers, pink duck with a pink bow sitting on marbles in a vase from the Dollar Store, placed on a mirror, sprinkled with confetti.

Cool little decorations that anyone can do

Top Left:  Get some duck statues at the Dollar Store and decorate them with small flowers, beads and feathers – too cute!

Bottom Left:  Sugar molded into duck sugar cubes

Top Right:  Love the idea of the yellow rain boots as flower vases.

Center:  Simple idea to dress up your rubber ducks, put a flower in the bill.

Right Center:  Duck shaped confetti.

Bottom Right:  A duck banner, available in many different colors.

Next let’s check out some great food ideas…

Below are some great punch, cake, cupcake, and cookie ideas.  You can use icing colors that match the colors you have chosen for your shower event.

Right Center: 
Countrytime Punch – To make combine:
1 cup Countrytime Lemonade mix, 2 cups cold water, 1 can of chilled pineapple juice {46 oz}, 2 cans chilled Sprite.

Check our Duck Recipe Downloads for other punch recipes.


Duck Theme Baby Showers are just yellow and white anymore!

So you now have your basic game plan for your ducky baby shower. You know where to find some cool invitations, tableware and decorations.  And, you have seen some great punch, cake, cupcake, and cookies ideas.  If you need more recipes, check out our Duck Themed Recipe page.  Also a little “Googling” will get tons more ideas.

A ducky themed baby shower never goes out of style.  It can adapt to any color scheme by simply adjusting your colors.  Decorate with balloons, pom poms, streamers, or get a little crafty and make some lovely table settings and centerpieces.  There is no limit except your own.


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