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Category: Baby Blocks Theme

Baby Blocks / Alphabet Themed Shower

Published May 01, 2015        by Matt

 Baby Blocks / Alphabet Themed Shower Alphabet A to Z or Baby Blocks Shower Ideas The classic wooden blocks that we all played with as children lend themselves perfectly to a baby shower theme. You can find baby shower tableware, invitations, guest party favors and many gifts that incorporate baby blocks so planning this type of shower is fairly straight forward. That said, I have tried to give a comprehensive overview of some of the more unique and clever baby block themed items available on the retail market today as well as some fun game ideas that are sure to have your guests laughing. If you've recently planned or attended a blocks themed shower and have some other ideas, feel free to leave a comment below. Thanks and enjoy! Baby Blocks Shower Invitations For the baby shower invitations, Read more

Baby Block Cake Ideas

Published December 20, 2009        by Kim

 Baby Block Cake IdeasThe square shape of classic wooden baby blocks make them the perfect inspiration for a baby shower cake.  I've put together the collage of cake ideas below using photographs from Flickr (see links to the individual cakes underneath the collage).  I hope that they give you plenty of inspiration if you are trying to create your own blocks baby shower masterpiece. Creating a set of 4 block cakes can be accomplished by simply baking an 8" or 9" square layer cake and then cutting it into quarters to make perfect squares.  I've found that it is easiest to dirty ice the squares and then cover them in fondant to get a smooth appearance. If you color and roll the fondant out, you can easily create letters, numbers and other shapes to put on each side of the cake blocks.  The other option is Read more

Block Themed Baby Shower Favors

Published September 26, 2009        by Kim

 Block Themed Baby Shower FavorsI have found a number of blocks baby shower favors that are so cute, but my absolute favorite are our "New Baby on the Block" sticky notes.  The notepads are tucked inside a block-themed dispenser that is decorated in pretty pastel colors that will work for either a boy or a girl.  Another great set of favors are the block themed gift boxes that come in blue or pink and can be filled with chocolates, jordan almonds, mints or even bath salts.  To pay special tribute to the mother-to-be and send guests home with a tasty yet memorable favor, you can order personalized mint tins with a block-themed logo.  Simply add mom's name and the shower date to your order and choose from 8 candy flavors to be included inside the tin. If the baby has already arrived, ask the new mother for her favorite Read more

Baby Blocks Shower Decorating and Food Ideas

Published September 24, 2009        by Kim

 Baby Blocks Shower Decorating and Food IdeasWith a few helpful hints, decorating for your blocks baby shower can be as easy as 1, 2, 3!  You can find block-themed partyware or decorate tablecloths yourself with colored paper "blocks".  Order matching block-themed baby gifts and use it as your centerpiece, or purchase alphabet blocks and stack them around the guest tables.  The alphabet blocks can even be used for a game during the shower - have guests stack blocks as high as possible with their eyes closed or use the blocks to spell out baby name suggestions for the new mom! By adding a little creativity to your menu planning, guests will be able to enjoy block-themed food at the shower.  Cube up melons and serve them in a square dish.  Cut sandwiches into squares and serve with cubes of cheese.  You can even serve a block shaped Read more

Planning a Baby Blocks Themed Shower

Published September 22, 2009        by Kim

 Planning a Baby Blocks Themed ShowerAlmost every child has a fond memory of playing with blocks - either stacking them up and knocking them down or spelling out words with them.  So a baby shower with a blocks theme seems like a fitting choice for nearly any mother-to-be!  From invitations to decorating to food and the cake, it will be fun to create your blocks baby shower! There are a number of invitation styles that will work well with your theme, you can choose a custom baby shower invitation as shown above or make your own invitations from scratch.  Simply cut pieces of construction paper twice as long as they are wide, then fold in half and decorate to look like a block.  Or use photo shop software to arrange the wording of your invitation across a row or stack of baby blocks.  You can even sketch out your own stack Read more