Welcome aboard this fun “Ahoy it’s a Boy” Preppy Nautical Baby Shower that Krista O’Byrne of Hoopla Events styled for her good friend, Joanna and her family’s newest crew member, baby Max! With a beautiful woodland backdrop, sea-faring decor like drift wood and seashells, and clean navy & white tablescapes, this party is the perfect example of smooth sailing ;).
PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:
- Anchor & sailboat cookies, sparkly cake pops, sprinkle rimmed cupcakes + blueberry & yogurt parfaits
- Sailboat & anchor painting centerpieces & utensils tied with sailor’s rope + a hanging lifesaver
- Onesie garland with onesies for every month + “Baby Boy” party flags & a sailboat pillow for his nursery
- A mimosa bar + mini jam jar party favors displayed in the cutest wooden boat
PARTY DETAILS as told by Krista…
When I heard the news that my dear friend Joanna was expecting her second baby, I knew I wanted to throw her the most special baby shower! As a party stylist myself, this baby shower had to be over-the-top amazing and one that would not be forgotten! Once Joanna told me that her sweet baby boy’s nursery would be nautical themed I knew I had found my inspiration. I would throw my friend the best nautical theme baby shower!
The color palette for the shower consisted of navy blue, yellow and gray with an emphasis on stripes and polka dots. We used anything and everything “beachy” as décor; from driftwood garlands, to shells, a wooden anchor, oars and life preservers. It was all brought together by the adorable printables by The TomKat Studio.
Upon arriving, guests were greeted by monthly onesies hanging between two navy window panes. The onesies, courtesy of Two Crafty Teachers, dou