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27 Beautiful French Theme Baby Shower Ideas

French Theme Baby Shower

Updated on: Feb 16, 2024

Throwing a baby shower is one of the most exciting occasions for a mom-to-be. It is a moment where friends, families, and loved ones come together in celebration of the expected newborn. If you’re looking to throw the most beautiful, classy, chic, and timeless theme for your event. Why not do a french themed baby shower? Let us show you why its is the perfect theme for baby shower. Here are 31 ideas that will bring Paris, France into your own event.

French Theme Baby Shower Decorations

1. “Bonjour Bebe”

This makes for a fun DIY project using burlap banner and card stocks. Decorations can get really expensive and a great money saver. Pressed on time? No worries! You can find a great variety of Bonjour Bebe Banners here. This banner will allow you to set yourself apart from the classic "baby" signs.

3. Elegant Roses

Les roses sont rouges, les violettes sont bleues. Roses make decorating simple because they add a delicate touch to your French theme baby shower. Whether your shower is in the springtime or fall, roses can match your theme. A rose can come in myriads of colors to fit any color scheme.

4. Rustic Wood Chalk Frame

These are super customizable sign ideas and can be used in many applications such as writing a personal welcome message for your guests or listing out table menus.

12-Inch Rustic Torched Wood Framed Tabletop/ Countertop Family Memo & Message Chalkboard, Set of 2

A stylish tabletop chalkboard that is perfect for writing sweet notes to family and guests
Features a dark chalkboard surface that is easy to erase and that provides excellent contrast for white and colored chalk
Perfect for use as a reminder board, a place to draw creative chalk masterpieces, or an informative sign in your store or restaurant
**Includes starter pack of chalk. Not recommended for use with liquid chalk markers**
Approximate Dimensions (each chalkboard, in inches): Overall - 6.75 W X 11.75 H X 4 D

5. Scented Candles

Elegant baby shower ideas often include scented candles. Scented candles will entice your guests the moment they walk in. Welcome them to Paris with the sweet scent of french vanilla, calming lavender, or the scent of roasted coffee beans.

6. Photo Booth

Photo booths are a fun way for guests to share this special occasion on social media. Use backdrops that emulate the french theme and plenty of playful props. This will help add more french decor to the room.

7. Eiffel Tower

Bring a piece of Paris to your baby shower theme with a 10-inch replica of the infamous Eiffel Tower. This will make a beautiful centerpieces to your already extravagant decor. Chef’s kiss**

Whether you are planning to throw your french theme baby shower indoor, outdoor, at home, or a local venue. We recommend having a budget tracker on hand! This will help you stay organized and meet your budget goals.

French Theme Baby Shower Favors

8. Pop It When She Pops!

These mini champagne bottles with a personalized message make for a fun party favor. They can enjoy a toast on the day your baby arrives. Here are a variety of Pop It When She Pops custom labels.

9. French Macarons

With its sweet-based confection, stunning colors and flavors like lemon, raspberry, red velvet, vanilla, etc. It's no wonder these irresistible treats have become a staple in any celebration.

10. Paris Hat Favor Boxes

This Paris hat favors boxes are the perfect size for small sweet treats. They are also beautifully designed with the baby theme in mind.

11. Scented Candles

Your guests may have fallen in love with the beautiful scent and aroma at your party. This is a great souvenir for them to take home the experience.

French Theme Baby Shower Food Ideas

12. Mom-osa Bar

If you ask me, Mimosa’s are perfect any time of the day! Your mom-osa bar can be self-serve. Guest will just follow the instructions "Pour the bubbly, add some juice (orange, mango, and/or pineapple), and top with fruit.

13. Charcuterie Board

Over the past year, charcuterie boards have become increasingly popular. Not only do they add layers of flavor and texture. The attention to detail with the intricate placement can elevate a simple party tray into an elegant display.

14. Chocolate Eclairs

Treat your guest with this crispy, buttery, vanilla cream filled Chocolate Eclairs. They’re very similar to doughnuts and your guests will love them!

15. Croissants

Nothing screams a french theme baby shower like these flaky, buttery, simply irresistible Croissants!


These are small sponge cakes with a shell-like shape. They have a nice texture with a crisp outer layer yet soft and buttery on the inside. They are the perfect bite-size treat and different from the usual cake.

Donsuemor Traditional Madeleines, 50 pieces, Individually wrapped

Soft, moist and buttery vanilla cakes. The original American Madeleine Baker
Baked in the traditional French style of a seashell shape with ridges and a 'belly' on the other side
All natural ingredients. No preservatives or coloring. Certified Kosher
50 individually-wrapped packages. Each package holds 1 Madeleine, for a total of 50 Madeleines
Madeleines are 17 grams/0.6 ounces each

17. Salad Nicoise

This is a french bistro staple, it combines tuna, olives, cucumber, anchovies and other vegetables for a fresh crisp spring salad.

18. French Onion Soup

The ultimate comfort food. Caramelized onions cooked slowly in addition to beef stock that will fill your kitchen with its sweet aroma. Simply top it off with fresh croutons and some cheese. Your guests will be left swooning.

19. French Macaroni and Cheese

Velvety smooth, rich, and an explosion of cheese goodness. Simply irresistible and delicious.

French Theme Baby Shower Games | Activities

20. Guess When The Baby Will Be Born

This is a fun activity your guests can do upon arrival. You can choose from a variety of Due Date Calendars as well as Vintage Postage Stamps for this activity. With their name or initial, all they have to do is place the sticker (one per person) on the due date calendar they think the baby will be born. Whoever guesses the correct date or closest wins a prize!

21. Guess The Baby Food

Prepare the baby food of your choice in mystery jars and label them 1-5 (or however many you like). Then, on a piece of paper, have them write down their guesses and reveal the winner with the most correct answers. This Paris baby shower game bundle comes with printouts and other games as well.

22. Baby In Paris

Excuse my french! On a piece of paper, your guests will have to match the french word to the English word of common baby products. For example the french word for shower is douche.

23. “Paint Me Like One Of Your French Girls”

Grab the mimosas for this fun little twist on paint night using baby onesies as canvas. All you need is some paint, brushes, tarp to prevent any messes, and let the creativity flow.

French Theme Baby Shower Supplies

24. Galvanized Utensil Holder

These Galvanized Utensil Holders are stylish, functional, and have multipurpose use. You can use them to keep stationery supplies for games/activities or to keep utensils.

25. Serving Trays and Platter

Choose simple, yet Elegant Servings Trays and Platters that will highlight your food and desserts.

BonNoces 3-tier Porcelain Cupcake Stand Serving Tray - White Embossed Elegant Dessert Cake Stand - Pastry Serving Stand for Tea Party, Wedding and Birthday

Pure white porcelain relief design cake stand, with a delicate sturdy silver stents, can show your carefully prepared dessert snacks and cakes, also an attractive ornament on the table. Unique and exquisitely built, quality and sense of art coexist, brings elegance and beauty to you.
The dessert stand is made of high-quality sturdy porcelain, it is food safe and lead free. And the diameter of platters: 6'', 8'', 10''. Tall 14.5". Smooth glaze surface easy to clean, simple assembly and disassemble.
The 3-tier of design serving tray, not only can save space, put more snack desserts, but also make your table clean and tidy. And the unique silver ring bracket design shows charm, which can be carried and moved more conveniently.
Delicate embossing decorative pattern and crafted wavy flower edge tiered dessert stand, it's a great way to display cupcakes, appetizers, fruit, brownies, desserts, perfect for tea party, wedding, baby showers, Christmas or for home decor.
Beautiful and elegant cupcake stand, combining with elegant decorative style, give you a sensory experience that you never had. Each ceramic cake rack is equipped with a beautiful gift box which is a best gift for your family and friends.

26. Juice Carafe

These beautiful and decorative Juice Carafes can be filled with your choice of juice or wine. Perfect for assembling your mimosa bar.

Estilo Glass Carafe With Lid - Wine Carafe with Lid, Juice Serving Carafe, Glass Water Or Wine Carafe- 1 Liter (2) W/Lids, Tall Narrow Neck Design, 33oz, Set of 2, Clear

High Quality Glass Juice Carafe - Made of durable high quality glass and includes 2 plastic covers to prevent spilling and help keep contents fresh. The Estilo glass carafe with lids is perfect for everyday use.
Sleek Design - Our wine caraffe has an elegant design that make the glasses ideal for parties, special events bar counters, or to add sophistication to your kitchen table. Each bottle can act as a wine saver.
Multi-Purpose - This glass pitcher is ideal to serve water, wine, milk, juice, sun tea, Cocktail, or your favorite beverage. We love to use it as an oj carafe in the morning, water carafe throughout the day and wine carafe at night.
Easy to Pour - Each carafe bottle has a narrow neck design makes it easy to hold and pour, minimizing spills and messes. The tall glass carafe feels sturdy without being heavy.
Set of 2 - These glass pitchers come in a set of 2 and are easy to clean and should be hand washed. Each come with an airtight plastic lid.

27. Rustic Flower Bucket

These Rustic Flower Buckets add an elegant touch to your decor along with the stunning flowers. You can find some that have customized messages.

Shopping for supplies can be extremely overwhelming. Make sure to have a checklist on hand before making a trip to your favorite department store.

French Theme Baby Shower: Conclusion

Planning for a baby shower can be super stressful as there are plenty of details and steps that come into preparation. We hope that these ideas for throwing a french theme baby shower can help ease that stress and get you excited for that extravagant moment that you, your partner, and your guest will remember for a lifetime. Check out our other ideas for themed baby showers!

Written by Nitchell Royce Legaspi