Country Baby (girl) Shower

I recently hosted a baby shower for a dear friend who is having a baby girl; however, she didn’t want pink so we went with the color RED.

Here are the final results for a “Boots and Bling, it’s a Country Girl Thing” Baby Shower.

Mom Hat

Nail Polish Favors

Boots n Sunflowers

Saddle n belt

Buffet 1

Buffet 2

Buffet 3

Buffet 4

Tin Can Holders

Centerpiece

Guest Frame

Diaper Cake

Bling Mason Jar

For making the Sunflower Favor Tags, click here for post and PDF file.

Buffet Menu:

  • (plain) Pulled Pork with BBQ sauce, Hickory Oil and mustard on the side
  • Hawaiian Sweet Buns
  • Homemade Macaroni n Cheese
  • Deviled Eggs
  • CowGirl Caviar
  • Mini Cornbread Muffins
  • Salad with Italian and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
  • Berry Parfait with Fresh Whipped Cream
  • Homemade Mini Apple Pies

Sunflower Favor Tags

For my friend’s baby shower, I saw this idea on Pinterest and LOVED IT!! But her colors were red and yellow for her shower so I tweaked this idea into:

Nail Polish Favors

I made these tags in a Word doc (it was a pain aligning it etc.) so I’ve saved it as a PDF for you to use.

Supplies:

  • Cardstock
  • Hemp
  • Scissors
  • Staple Remover
  • Nail Polish

Making Favor tags

I didn’t have the fancy patterned scissors that you can get from Michaels so I just used regular ones to cut out each sunflower. Then I punctured a hole at the top of the sunflower with the staple remover, NOT pressing down completely. You want a small hole.

Then I flipped the sunflower to face down and tied a knot with the hemp, this way the knot is behind the tag which keeps the tags in place (not twisting, or sticking out, etc.)

2 Diaper Cakes For Under $20

I love the look of diaper cakes but was always intimidated to make one and heard that they can be very pricey.

So here are TWO diaper cakes for under $20!

Supplies:
1. Two Target brand size 1 diapers – $6.48 each (you’ll have 100 diapers)
2. Two baby bottles – $1 each (get at your local dollar store)
3. A bag of rubber bands – $1 (dollar store)

First, roll all the diapers starting from bottom and rolling towards the waistline. Secure each one with a rubber band.

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Next, put a rubber band around the baby bottle and tuck the diapers behind the rubber band. I think I used about 5-6 rolled diapers to fully cover the baby bottle. I also did only 3 layers on my base tier in order to get two cakes out of the 100 diapers but you can do more if you like….but won’t get 2 cakes out of it and you may need more than 100 diapers.

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When you want to add another “round or layer” to a tier in your cake, you will new to put another rubber band around the diapers. This will make each layer very secure where you will be able to pick up the cake without having to have cardboard under the cake.

For your second tier, part of the bottle will be covered leaving a hollow-like center. For the top tier, place 2 diapers in the the hollow center in order to finish your third/top tier.

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And know you are done 🙂

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For the second cake, take the other baby bottle and do the same method as the first cake but just do 2 tiers.

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The first cake uses about 66 diapers while the smaller cake uses about 30-34 diapers.

The smaller diaper cake would be a great centerpiece as well. Just unscrew the top the bottle and you can even use the bottle as a vase.

Here is my almost finished diaper cake for a baby girl country theme shower (I ended up covering the S in rhinestones):

Some people also place travel size toiletries, stuffed animals, pacifiers, etc. in the cake as part of your gift.