15 Steps of Baby Shower Party Planning
When you finally had the jewelry of your life – your baby, the best way to share such happiness is to plan a Baby Shower Party. This is the steps and timeline of how to plan a Baby Shower Party and make it unique and unforgettable.
-Two month or more before the shower
Step 1: Choose date
The best time for future baby’s mother is usually during her seven months pregnancy, it is the time when she won’t feel uncomfortable about party and everyone can see the sign of newborn.
Step 2: Choose location or rent venue
Determine the budget before making any decision related to money, then choose whether do the party at home, someone’s home or venue.
Step 3: Prepare guest list & invitation
Better send out the invitations two month before the shower, you don’t want your guest absent the shower because they already had other plans.
Step 4: Set a shower theme
-Two month before the shower
Step 5: Set a shower menu
Step 6: Plan for decoration
Choose to decorate the shower by yourself or hire an event planner team
-One month before the shower
Step 7: Buy gift, props, prizes, and party favors
-Two weeks before the shower
Step 8: Confirm any reservations
Make sure you have reservation if you want rent venue, flowers, or party supplies
Step 9: Confirm guest list
-Two days before the shower
Step 11: Prepare non-perishable food, flowers and balloons
-One day before the shower
Step 12: Finish set up and decoration
-At the shower day
Step 14: Set up food and drink
Step 15: Welcome your guests and enjoy the shower
Reference from Rachel Gillman, “How to Plan a Baby Shower”, n.d.
- Cheryl Liu