Kara's Party Ideas You are my Sunshine Summer Gender Neutral Baby Shower Planning Ideas
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This GENDER NEUTRAL “YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE” THEMED BABY SHOWER was submitted by Valerie Gimre of Charming Touch Parties.

There are so many fun things about this sunshine baby shower! I just love all of the party ideas shown. This would be a really cute gender neutral first birthday party!

A few of my favorite elements about this celebration are:

The chevron print pennant banner strung on chevron print ribbon

The fondant polka dot and ruffle flower cake

The favor boxes adorned with burlap, chevron ribbon, and buttons

and MORE!

Styling and Design: Charming Touch Parties

Photography: Megan Kelly Photography

Cake and Cake Pops: Bake It

Catering: Moveable Feast (located in Geneva, IL)

Flowers: Floral Wonder (located in Geneva, IL)
Baby Celebrity Game: Tabitoo Designs
Baby Carriage Centerpiece: A Pregnancy Story

Sunshine Onesies: Her Romantic Mind

Sunshine art work: Prairie Sweet Boutique

Yellow chevron wooden spoons: Angie Hearts Jared

Printables: Ogp Design Studio
Invitation: Giggles and Grace Design

Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Ribbon

Burlap / Jute Ribbon

Scallop Circle Paper Punch

2-sided White Picture Frame

Tissue Pom Poms

Striped Paper Straws

Wooden Utensils

Honeycomb Tissue Flowers

Rock Candy Swizzle Sticks

Lollipop / Treat Sticks

White Favor Boxes

This is what Valerie said about planning the party– “I was asked to style a gender neutral baby shower for a Momma-to-be, with the shower date planned for mid-February. Knowing that this is typically just about the WORST weather month of the year in frigid Chicago, we decided to brighten up with the mood with the fun and always cheerful “You Are My Sunshine” theme. It’s gender neutral, cheerful and modern. So fun. As for colors, well…there’s just something neat about yellow and gray together. It’s such a fun, cheerful, modern combination. That was our starting point. The guests were treated to a lovely catered lunch, lemonade , champagne with fresh berries and a table full of delicious sweet treats. It was a lovely, “SUNNY” celebration!”

Items used in this party available in Kara’s Party Ideas Shop:

Ribbon

Burlap / Jute Ribbon

Scallop Circle Paper Punch

2-sided White Picture Frame

Tissue Pom Poms

Striped Paper Straws

Wooden Utensils

Honeycomb Tissue Flowers

Rock Candy Swizzle Sticks

Lollipop / Treat Sticks

White Favor Boxes

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20 Comments
  1. Valerie Gimre

    Thank you so much for this feature. This party was so much fun styling. I am a bit partial to yellow and gray (as evident from my company logo). This celebration was fun and modern while still elegant and feminine. A great “sunny” way to welcome a new life into this world.
    Thanks again.
    Best, Val — Charming Touch Parties (Geneva, IL)

  2. Wendy

    The wish cards idea is adorable and the favor boxes are just darling.

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  9. laura

    This is beautiful! What did you give as favors?

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