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Article: Baby Shower Invitations for Halloween

 Choosing a theme for your baby shower invitation is the first step to ensuring a successful and cohesive baby shower. Your invitation is the first glimpse into the upcoming shower and should reflect the theme of your choice. If you are having a baby towards the end of the year, a Halloween themed baby shower is the perfect idea to make your shower memorable and fun. Halloween baby shower invitations are becoming more and more popular as moms-to-be are choosing themes with easy to match elements. 


Baby shower invitations for Halloween can come in a variety of different designs. One of the most popular invitations for a Halloween baby shower is the Little Pumpkin motif. Available in many styles, these invitations often feature baby cartoons and soft orange pumpkins. This is a great invitation for the mom who wants to incorporate Halloween into her shower without going the scary route. Soft oranges and greens provide for a neutral color palate for the moms who do not know gender or wish to keep it a secret. If you did want a gender specific invitation, simple having a colored diaper or bow in the hair can denote a male or female baby while still keeping with your Halloween theme. The Little Pumpkin baby shower invitation also features babies of different races so that every mom and baby can be represented using this adorable theme. Personalization of these invitations is endless and creativity can really shine when choosing a Little Pumpkin themed invitation. 
Of course there is the classic Halloween decor that can be seen on baby shower invitations for Halloween.  Bats, witches, ghosts and graveyards are common on Halloween baby shower invitations, but usually have some sort of baby element to them as well. Zombie babies are a cute way to mince spooky Halloween elements and childish baby elements into one invitation. Deep purples, blacks and oranges usually adorn these invitations and provide for a dark and fun color palate. Softer colors are being seen a lot too in regards to Halloween baby shower invitations, thus catering to the diverse styles of the mom-to-be. Candy corn and other Halloween favorites are popular on Halloween baby shower invitations as many hosts are choosing to turn their baby shower into a candy-shower. Favors can be entirely candy centered at a time when bulk candy is easier to find then ever. 

No matter what type of Halloween baby shower you choose, the decoration possibilities are endless when it comes to matching your invitation. Favors and decorations can be matched to your invitation and are readily available as the season gets underway. Matching candles, candy and favor bags can keep your theme central and compliment your Halloween baby shower invitation. Water bottle labels and candy wrappers can be printed to match your Little Pumpkin or Halloween motif. Return address labels and favor stickers can keep your invitation fun and unique in these themes as well.
No matter which Halloween themed baby shower invitation you choose, remember to choose an invitation that incorporates your theme while still being "you". Having a Halloween themed baby shower is a great way to incorporate a holiday theme into your shower, without being "ordinary". For babies most likely to be born around the impendng "big" holidays, a Halloween baby shower invitation is a perfect way to jump start the holiday season to come. 
This article was written by Jessica Kalagassy for Candles and Favors, a one stop shop for all your favor, invitation and candle needs.