Decorating ideas for a spring baby shower

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Hosting a baby shower this spring? Set the mood for a beautiful and memorable baby shower with fun and bright decorations that celebrate the mother-to-be and her little one!

1. Paper Butterfly Flower Arrangement

To make this baby shower decoration, use butterfly punches to cut out the graceful, fluttering shapes. Attach the butterflies to thin wires and arrange in the bouquets of flowers so they look like they're hovering over the blooms. Learn more at Martha Stewart.

2. Candy Buffet

Place candies such as lemon drops on cake stands and jelly beans in a range of yellow hues in jars. Although brownies aren't in the color palette, hand-drawn tags provide them with a party pass. Find more ideas at Martha Stewart.

3. Ceramic Bunny Mini Candle Holders, Set of 2

Inspired by the bunnies in vintage storybooks, othese sculptural candle holders are welcome guests at springtime celebrations. Each earthenware piece is sized to fit a 1/2"-diameter candle. Display the holders and their taper candles on a mantel to cast a welcoming glow, or use them to illuminate place settings at your dining table. Available from Williams-Sonoma.

4. Spring Mini Candles, Set of 12

Hand-dipped by a San Francisco workshop specializing in Old World candlemaking techniques, the candles produce a beautifully consistent flame that is smokeless and dripless. Perfect for the tabletop and for use with the above bunny holders. Available from Williams-Sonoma.

5. Personalized Baby Shower Cupcake Wrappers and Toppers

Make your baby shower desserts cute and personal with this set of personalized cupcake wrappers and toppers. Ideal for any baby shower theme, the set contains 12 scallop-edged wrappers in a variety of patterns, 12 matching toppers, and coordinating self-sticking labels. Start creating your unique treats by frosting your cupcakes and adding decorative sprinkles. Then, slide your cupcake into the decorative wrapper and add the topper as a cute finishing touch. Available from Beau-Coup.

6. Mini Round Lantern String Lights

Whether strung from a tree or hung in a doorway, these mini round lantern string lights set the mood for a magical evening. Perfect for a whimsical garden baby shower or playful summer baby shower. Each string light set includes 10 mini paper lanterns and a full electrical light kit complete with light bulbs and end-to-end plugs so multiple strings can be connected together. Available from Beau-Coup.

7. Floating Bubble Chandelier

For a unique decorative idea, create faux "floating bubbles" by hanging small styrofoam balls and glass bubbles (with hanging hole) from transparent thread or fishing wire. This works great from a high doorway, chandelier, or stair banister. Find more ideas from BHG.