Baby showers should be fun events with everyone getting together to celebrate the newest arrival to the family. However, those fantastic baby showers require planning and part of that planning is choosing the right location. That may sound easy, but it can be a big challenge.
Remember you need to choose your location well in advance. Even if you procrastinate with most of the other details, you need to choose a location early on, especially if you are having the invitations professionally printed. If you’re more of a spur of the moment host, then consider choosing fill-in-the-blank cards, such as the Cartoon Baby with Glitter or Bug Baby Save-the-Date invitations. You won’t need much advance notice to get these completed and in the mail.
Of course, before you can start sending out invitations, you need to consider a few issues about your baby shower location.
First, you need to think about your budget for the baby shower. If you’ve got the money, it might be nice to spend the extra and rent a location outside of your home. Home baby showers are nice and have an intimate feel, but the host usually has a gigantic mess to clean up afterwards. Plus, the shower tends to be disruptive to the rest of her family. Home showers can also be a bit intimidating to some guests, such as friends or in-laws, who may not know the host very well.