Sprinkle Themed Baby Shower

April 10, 2015 in Inspiration

A couple of months ago, before my sister had this little snuggle bug, Miss Everly, we threw a sprinkle baby shower for this sweet bundle of joy. And, because it was a “sprinkle,” a friend had the idea to stick with the theme…sprinkles!

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This can make for such a fun theme; the tiny little candy topping can be so colorful!! And, as I have a strong affinity to sweets…yummy! Anyways, here’s a little inspiration for ya…and some ways you can incorporate your mad sewing/serging skills into the mix when throwing a party! 🙂


I whipped up the table runner (shown below) hastily, like a day before I had to leave (it was out-of-town) for the shower with some extra fabric (from JoAnns). This particular table runner is so easy! It’s basically 2 long rectangles pinned right sides together, stitched around the perimeter leaving a 6″ opening, turned right side out and sealed or top-stitched around the perimeter. I used another sparkly princess/fairy tale fabric on the backside (I’m thinking future birthday parties as both my sis and I have daughters now)! Want to hear more about the Diaper Cake shown below? Keep reading! 🙂

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I originally had this fun cupcake fabric in mind as my main/theme fabric for the party. I wanted to use it for the bunting and table runner. I’ve seen this particular fabric at Joanns forever, but, of course the week before the shower when I had the idea, they were out of it…so, I had a tiny amount of it left over from a project like a year ago and was able to use it on the front of the bunting. Don’t you know if was back in stock in my area the next week! 🙂 Anyways, I still love how it turned out! You can find the serger tutorial for this bunting, here! The colorful dots fabric became the main/theme fabric and I was okay with that too! 🙂



As it was so colorful, it was such a fun project to work with, but, it was also fast! And, well, I love the opportunity to use my Baby Lock Serger…it’s so awesome and stitches so pretty!


I threw the shower with a couple of my sister’s lovely friends. Jaclyn found some great sprinkle themed invites and made some yummy pretzels dipped in white chocolate and of course, sprinkles!

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We threw together some easy mini cupcakes made from a box cake mix with sprinkles in the batter! I found some coordinating cupcake liners to go with the theme colors. We didn’t have one of those handy dandy frosters (technical term). 🙂 To speed things up we put an icing tip in the corner of a gallon freezer bag (barely clipped off the corner of the bag), filled the bag with frosting, and iced those cupcakes much more quickly than with a butter knife. And for this party, they couldn’t be complete without…sprinkles on top! 🙂

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I don’t make sugar cookies very often, buuuut, I love them so very much! So, I jumped at the chance to make these for a sprinkle-themed shower! Mmmmm, yummy…just looking at the pictures! These took a little while, but, were made completely the night before. Totally worth it!! I love how they turned out!

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This gumball bowl and place mat were a fun addition! It wasn’t exactly cheap to fill such a large bowl with this many gumballs (6 bags and I still had to scrunch some fabric in the bottom to lift them up a bit), but, again, totally worth it! You can typically find these pretty gumballs at the local party store or I found these at Walmart. I thought they added to the aesthetics nicely and looked like over-sized sprinkles. 🙂

156 copyI whipped this “dectagonal” (not a word, but you get it, right? not octagonal, but dectagonal) 🙂 place mat with my Baby Lock Serger and leftover triangles from my bunting! I didn’t even finish the edges it was so last minute!

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I’ve only made like 3 Diaper Cakes, so I’m no expert on them, but, they make such a pretty centerpiece for a baby shower/sprinkle and a great gift! You can also use those sewing skills to add to it by making bows for baby girl cakes, bow ties for boys, a ruffle to hot glue to the cake plate, maybe a receiving blanket to either place in the middle of the cake (where I have a towel) or around one of the layers, burp cloths or bibs to roll up in place of a diaper…just some ideas! 🙂 Find the tutorial on how to make this and more sewing ideas/projects at this Totally Stitchin’ tutorial: Easy Diaper Cake Tutorial + Some Sewing!


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All in all, a really sweet party to throw for such special people. We threw this shower about a week after Christmas and the shower was actually at my sister’s house because most of us were from out of town. I told her that her Christmas decorations clashed with the party decor! 🙂 She’s so cute!

166Looking for a different idea for a baby shower? I had some friends that are major STL Cardinal’s baseball fans and they were having a baby girl, so, we threw a Baseball Shower for a baby girl, STL Cardinal’s, of course! 🙂 This Diaper Cake gives you a few more ideas, as well!



1 response to Sprinkle Themed Baby Shower

  1. You are so clever!

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