Everything You Need to Plan a Magical Mermaid Baby Shower

Shop amazing mermaid-themed invitations, decorations and favors for the ultimate shell-abration.
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By Emily Platt, Associate Editor
Updated August 6, 2020
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There’s about to be one more fish in the sea! So celebrate this magical moment with an equally magical “under the sea” party. Searching for mermaid baby shower ideas? Start with invitations that set the tone, then fish around for decor that really drives the theme home. And don’t forget to send guests home with some fabulous favors too. Ready to throw the splashiest mermaid baby shower ever? Shop all the best mermaid-themed party supplies below.

Mermaid Baby Shower Invitations

When it comes to a mermaid-themed baby shower, special stationery is a must. Look for cards with cute, creative wording and oceanic colors and motifs. You can’t go wrong with mermaid tails and scales! Here, you’ll find some super-cute invites ideal for your sure-to-be legendary shower.

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Juvale Mermaid Party Invitations

Don’t want to spend big on mermaid baby shower invitations? Buy generic mermaid-themed stationery and write out the details yourself! These genius fill-in-the-blank cards are uber-cute and affordable to boot.

Buy it: $10 for a set of 24,

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Lovelywow Studio Sweet Mermaid Baby Shower Invitations

For a mermaid-themed baby shower, these invites are an excellent choice. They say “a sweet little mermaid is on her way” and have a fun wave-inspired print on the back.

Buy it: Starting from $1 each,

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Rusty Doodle Store Cute African Mermaid Baby Shower Invitations

We’re aww-ing over this unique design: A merbabe fast asleep inside an open clam. As if that wasn’t cute enough, the cards read, “Her precious little pearl will be here soon!”

Buy it: Starting from $1 each,

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Basic Invite Mini Mermaid Baby Shower Invitations

Here are some more mermaid baby shower invitations we love. You get to customize the colors, text and card shape for extra-personalized stationery. Plus, the bubble backdrop is an adorable touch.

Buy it: Starting from $1 each,

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Moodthology Navy Mermaid Under the Sea Baby Shower Invitations

Want your mermaid baby shower to be super-sophisticated? Look no further than these elegant invites with the greeting “you’re invited to an under the sea baby shower” framed by glimmering mermaid tails.

Buy it: Starting from $1 each,

Mermaid Baby Shower Decorations

Once you’ve invited all your VIPs, it’s time to plan the aesthetic of the actual event. You’ll want themed serveware for the party food, props to take photos with and other thematic details to round everything out. These mermaid baby shower decoration ideas are sure to make a splash.

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Creative Converting Iridescent Mermaid Cups

Sip in style with these cool mermaid scale cups. The disposable party supplies have an Instagram-worthy iridescent, pastel design. Plus, they’re a steal for well under a buck each.

Buy it: $11 for a set of 24,

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Spritz Mermaid Dinner Plates

How cute are these “let’s shell-abrate” plates? Talk about smile-inducing mermaid baby shower decorations.

Buy it: $2 for a set of 10,

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Time to Celebrate Now Little Merbabe Cake Topper

Honor the incoming “little merbabe” with a mermaid baby shower cake topper. This glittery decor piece comes in a whole bunch of colors and sizes to choose from.

Buy it: Starting from $10,

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Simply Ellie Rose Mermaid Mason Jars

Shopping for pretty mermaid baby shower centerpieces? These blue and purple mason jars come decorated with shells and fish nets for a plucked-from-the-ocean vibe. Fill them with flowers in complementary hues.

Buy it: $55 for a set of 4,

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Fxozru Mermaid Tail Balloons Strip Kit

How about setting up a selfie station for guests to beautify their ‘gram with? This mermaid baby shower balloon arch is the perfect backdrop for posing in front of.

Buy it: $16,

Mermaid Baby Shower Favors

The fun doesn’t stop after the games. End your mermaid baby shower on a high note and leave a lasting impression with on-theme, mermaid-inspired favors. These goodies should do the trick.

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NPW Mermaid Scale Temporary Tattoo 2-Packs

Guests will get a giggle out of telling their family they got some “ink” at the shower! These shimmery scales are also great to save for Halloween—especially if attendees have their own kiddos obsessed with mermaids.

Buy it: $7 each,

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Rifle Paper Co. Mermaid Enamel Pins

Looking for mermaid baby shower favors for a group of (whimsical) fashionistas? They can pin these pretty accessories on their bags or sun hats for a little dose of magic on the daily.

Buy it: $9 each,

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NPW Mermaid Decision Maker Pens

Is your motto, “What would a mermaid do?” Stock up on these funny push pens, which are basically even more magical than Magic 8 Balls!

Buy it: $9 each,

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Shutterfly Nautical Mermaid Vibes Cups

If you’re hosting an intimate event, consider splurging for something personalized for each attendee. These “mermaid vibes” mugs are super-useful—and useful favors are always good favors.

Buy it: $15 each,

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Southern Skye Beauty Mermaid Bath Bombs

There’s nothing quite like a relaxing soak in the tub after a long day of festivities. These sparkly bath bombs will take them from the shower straight to the, well, bath, and help them unleash their inner mermaid.

Buy it: $12 each, Published August 2019

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