Butterfly Baby Shower Decorations

butterfly baby shower decorations

There are lots of different ways you can use butterfly baby shower decorations to make your baby shower fit the butterfly theme. The wide range of decor options is a big reason why the butterfly theme is one of our favorites. You can cut out butterflies from paper in any color and use them to decorate floral arrangements, food, straws, garlands, diaper cakes, favors – anything!  There are also many different pre-made butterfly decorations available for you to purchase.


Butterflies for Decorations

feather butterfliesFeather Butterflies from Oriental Trading

We love these feather butterflies from Oriental Trading.  They are reasonably priced and can be used in many different ways. You can get them in the multi-colored pack shown above, but they are also available separately in each of the colors.  Use all the colors or just one or two, depending on the color scheme of your baby shower.


Butterfly Paper PunchMartha Stewart Butterfly Paper Punch via Amazon

If you’re wanting to use lots of butterflies in your shower decor it may be worth getting this butterfly paper punch.  You can make however many butterflies you need using whatever colored paper you’d like.  You could even use patterned paper if you prefer.


il_570xN.324131583Pre-Cut Butterflies from Etsy Seller angieheartsjared

Buying pre-cut paper butterflies online may be a good option if you don’t have a lot of time to punch out your own or if you don’t want to use a whole lot.  These die-cut butterflies from highly-rated Etsy Seller angieheartsjared would be great to use for a butterfly garland.  You could also buy smaller butterflies to use in bouquets, party favors, or cupcake toppers.


Butterfly Table Decorations

favor vaseVases from www.Beau-Coup.com

Flowers are perfect for both butterflies and baby showers.  These ceramic miniature vases would look great with a simple bouquet of flowers with butterflies on wire as seen above.  The vases come in five different colors including classic white.  They would be great for decorations that double as party favors.


pasteldippedmilkglasses7image from SayYesToHoboken.com

Here is a great tutorial from Say Yes To Hoboken for making your own flower vases.  You could dip the bottles in paint to match your shower colors and add a coordinating butterfly to the bouquet.  They’d make inexpensive and unique centerpieces that could also double as favors.


Butterfly CenterpieceButterfly Centerpiece from www.SetToCelebrate.com

These butterfly balloon centerpieces come with everything you need to decorate the tables at your shower easily.


butterfly shower table decorationsButterfly Table Decorations from www.PearTreaGreetings.com

These butterfly table decorations from Pear Tree Greetings are modern and versatile.  You can scatter them across the tables at your shower or use them to make a garland or cupcake toppers.


Twig Centerpieceimage from www.elli.com

If you want to make your own table centerpieces, this is a beautiful butterfly centerpiece idea from www.Elli.com.  Check out their site to get free printable watercolor butterflies and an easy-to-follow tutorial on how to recreate this look.


diaper cakeimage from HomemadeByJill.blogspot.com

Diaper cakes are a popular baby shower gift that can act as a table decoration.  This diaper cake designed and created by HomemadeByJill.blogspot.com would look great with several butterflies tucked in next to the flowers.  Visit the site to see a tutorial on how to make this diaper cake.


Butterfly Themed Tableware

We think that the tableware that you use contributes to your butterfly baby shower decorations.  There are several different butterfly themed plates and napkins that you can grab online to make your butterfly themed party come together quickly.  Here are some of our favorites:

 butterfly plates and napkinsButterfly Party Kit from www.BirthdayInABox.com

Butterfly Baby Shower Party KitButterfly Baby Shower Kit from www.Beau-Coup.com

butterfly napkinsButterflies Beverage Napkins from www.SetToCelebrate.com

     butterfly napkinPersonalized Butterfly Napkins from www.Beau-Coup.com


Other Ideas for Butterfly Baby Shower Decorations

butterfly garlandButterfly Garland from www.ThePartyWorks.com

You can make a similar paper butterfly garland yourself (see below for some tutorials!), but if you’re short on time www.ThePartyWorks.com has this pink butterfly garland available for you to buy.


butterfly-garland-2image from MyPoppet.com

Homemade Paper Butterfly Garland — This butterfly garland is inexpensive and easy to recreate for your baby shower.  Check out how to make it at MyPoppet.com.


IMG_3241-670x446image from www.MakeIt-LoveIt.com

Paper Towel Butterflies – While this is a children’s project from www.MakeIt-LoveIt.com and may be too crafty to pass as baby shower decor as is, if you use a simple color palette they could make a lovely and inexpensive addition to your decorations.


Butterfly Wreathimage from www.Elli.com

Butterfly Embellished Wreath – Decorate the doors or a feature wall of your baby shower venue with this gorgeous butterfly wreath from www.Elli.com.  Make just one or hang several together for a great focal feature.


butterfly baby shower decorations garland

Free Printable Butterfly Baby Shower Garland

You can print and use our this circle garland that we’ve designed for an easy and inexpensive butterfly baby shower decoration.  There are circles that spell out “It’s a Girl!” and other circles with butterflies or matching patterns.  We recommend printing them on white card stock either with your home printer or a printing service.  Once printed, you just cut them out and string them together.  Garlands are a great way to decorate tables, walls, or entryways at your baby shower.  If you like this butterfly garland, there are some matching free printables that you can find on the butterfly main page here.