Your bestie is having a baby! As you plan a shower to celebrate the coming bundle of joy, you’ll want to do it in the most whimsical way possible — with unicorns, of course! The theme will open the party up to enchanting decor galore and a pastel palette. Peruse the 21 ideas below and you’ll be ready to throw a totally magical mom-to-be bash.

1. Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail: Add bits of fluffy cotton candy for the big toast. You can have the pillowy pieces rest atop the bubbly, *or* you can dunk ’em and have extra sweet, pink drinks! (via Kirbie’s Cravings)

2. PrettyLittleInvite Unicorn Baby Games ($5): Break the ice with a game that pays homage to the babe while staying on-theme. This word scramble is an instant download, so it’s totes last minute-friendly.

3. Duo Colored Marshmallows: These two-toned marshmallow swirls are basically whimsy incarnate. Use ’em to top off smoothies or mocktails with pastel goodness. (via Natalie Eng)

4. Unicorn Stuffed Animal Party Favors: Thank your guests for a magical time with endlessly adorable stuffed unicorn favors. (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

5. White Like a Unicorn Tablescape: Use a golden version of the magical mascot as inspo for an OTT tablescape full of glitz and glamour. (via The Glitter Guide).

6. Rainbow Photo Backdrop: Your mama-to-be is going to want photos to commemorate the celebration. Pairing unicorns with a rainbow backdrop will seriously bring the *yay* to all the pics. (via Oh Joy!)

7. Unicorn Mini Cakes: Your guests will be utterly captivated when you serve up these mini confetti cakes. Choose pink, blue, or gender-neutral yellow frosting depending on the babe of honor! (via browniemischief)

8. Printable Unicorn Gift Tags: These nifty gift tags are great for favors. Pair ’em with a glitter-tastic present for all the likes. (via Oh Happy Day!)

9. DIY Unicorn Balloons: Add some sparkle (and glitter and paint and magic) to your balloons with this easy peasy DIY. (via Studio DIY / Balloon Time)

10. DrawMeAParty Unicorn Books and Gifts Sign ($4): Those cute gift bags and fluffy tissue papers can serve as decor too! Make sure they’re all together for one big bundle of joy with this instant-download printable.

11. Ombre Dessert Cups: Cute bite-sized cups in hues of purple and pink will complement the pastel decor flawlessly — oh, and they taste amazing too! (via just_add_sugar)

12. Withglitternconfetti Unicorn Pinata ($65): There’s no going wrong with a large and in charge unicorn piñata. Fill it with candy, baby swag, or gender-revealing confetti. Mama gets the first swing!

13. Unicorn Gift Bag Tutorial: These party favor bags are DIY-fabulous. The tutorial will give you all the info on transforming a plain white sack into a fancy unicorn tote that guests will adore. (via Tikkido)

14. Chocolate-Covered Pretzels: There’s something amazing about a sweet and salty treat that makes chocolate-covered pretzels a sure-fire hit. Make them unicorn-approved with baby blues and pinks, and tons of sprinkles. (via Kara’s Party Ideas)

15. Ruffles & Sweets Unicorn Pastel Paper Plates ($8, set of 12): With an ombre backdrop, gold foil unicorn, and scalloped edging, we can’t think of a better way to serve your guests an array of mystical desserts.

16. GenWoo Unicorn Tassle Garland ($24): Bring a little fringy flair to your photos or dessert table with an oh-so-playful garland.

17. Unicorn Donuts: Hello, star of the dessert table. A quick video tutorial will break down how you can make the eye-candy come to life. (via ladyberrycupcakes)

18. Mini Unicorn Pinatas: Whip up these mini unicorns ahead of time for place settings, or use them as a fun shower craft that will get the party started. (via Revel and Glitter)

19. StyleswithCharm Horse Baby Shower Invitation ($3): The invite is the first opportunity to set the tone of the get-together, so you will *obvs* want to make sure you bring the magic.

20. Squishy Cheeks Unicorn Headband ($17): She’s the unicorn of the party! More unique (and on-theme) than a tiara, this headband will help your guest of honor really stand out.

21. Unicorn Party Cake: Add gold markings for the eyes and ears, an array of colorful frosting for the mane, and a gold horn as the cake topper, and ta-da! Your basic, white fondant cake has transformed into a unicorn beauty. (via 100 Layer Cake)

For more baby shower theme inspo, check out our party planning boards on Pinterest.

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