Hot Air Balloon Baby Shower Ideas

Maybe it’s because of the movie “Up!” or a sudden interest in vintage hot air balloons. Whatever the case may be, a hot air balloon baby shower has become quite the popular theme. It has plenty of the adorable levels you are looking for when attending a baby shower. 

We got inspired by this growing baby shower theme and dug around to find some of the essential elements you’ll need if you’re looking to plan a hot air balloon baby shower. The nostalgia surrounding hot air balloons transport party guests to another era and what a theme should do. Take you to another place! 

Hot Air Balloon Centerpieces

Basic Grey featured this DIY hot air balloon centerpiece you can create and place on your dining table or dessert spread. What’s great about this craft project is that it serves a dual purpose as you can use it to display candies or other sweet treats.

Check on her tutorial for the complete instructions. 


DIY Décor from the Ceiling

This craft might require a bit more craftiness but don’t shy away from trying. Fabric Paper Glue featured these DIY hot air balloons tutorial that you can make for your baby shower decorations.

You can hang them over a yummy sweet treats spread filled with the mom-to-be’s favorite cookies, cupcakes, cakes, fruits and more.


Up in the Clouds

Hot air balloons aren’t the only thing you can play in your shower. Clouds also match the theme perfectly. The Cake Blog had these sweet treats on a stick.

The stick had printable paper clouds attached to them for a cute way to decorate your desserts.


Cookies That Go Up, Up and Away!

You can’t go wrong with hot air balloon cookies at this shower. These detailed cookies are so pretty to look at that guests may not want to eat them!

You can always simplify them by decorating the balloon all one color if you pressed for time. 

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