Traditional Baby Shower Invites With A Modern Twist

Stylish touches liven up classic baby shower invitations.

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Showered with Love

Most moms-to-be look forward to one of the best parts about expecting: having a baby shower. And first on the to-do list is picking an invitation. This is usually your first chance to express your pregnancy (and new mom) style.

If you're a traditional lady, there are plenty of options to help you mix classic themes with modern touches. Check out these seven traditional baby shower invites with a trendy twist that will sure to cause a lot of oohs and ahhs from your family and friends.

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Chalkboard

Chalkboard themes are all the rage right now. This design from Tiny Prints is the perfect way to add character to your traditional baby shower invite. Plus, you can incorporate chalkboards into other aspects of your shower — from the décor to the games.

Baby Board: Wasabi by Sarah Hawkins Designs for Tiny Prints; as low as .99 cents per invite; tinyprints.com.

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Hey Baby

Shades of gray combined with pop of color create an elegant baby shower invite. This chevron-striped design from Modern Betty allows you to use customized wording, choose from five modern color options and print at home.

Modern Betty Hey Baby Shower Invitation; $12 for custom image; modern-betty.com.

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Cheers!

Toast your little one with this unique invite from Minted. Modern colors and a simple design turn baby bottles into the highlight of this card, which is perfect for a smaller shower for a second-time mom known as a "sprinkle" and sip-and-see parties to meet the little one after he or she is born. Available in three color options and several custom extras, such as adding a photo on the card's back.

Picklelily for Minted; $2.56 each; minted.com.

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Hello Baby!

Forget the standard girly pink and baby blue palette! Capture mom-to-be's fashionable style perfectly with this colorful invite from L.L. Paper Goods. The Etsy listing allows you to customize the wording and print them out yourself.

Hello Baby Modern Baby Shower Invitation; $12 for custom image; llpapergoods.com.

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Duckling

A baby ducky is ideal for a gender-neutral shower. This adorable card from Pear Tree Greetings breaks the mold with its eye-catching shape and bright colors. Plenty of matching custom extras are available.

Duckling Baby Shower Invitation; as low as $1.23 each; peartreegreetings.com.

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Stork Bringing A Baby

This custom-designed stork invite from L.L. Paper Goods mixes the sweet with the sophisticated. This special delivery is sent straight to your inbox and ready for you to print.

Printable Stork Themed Baby Shower Invitation; $12 for custom image; llpapergoods.com.

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Nesting

This sweet invitation from Kelly Hicks Design is perfect for the mom-to-be who is getting ready to feather her nest. The designer used this woodland-themed invite (and matching registry card) for her own baby shower, which mirrored the décor of her nursery.

Woodland-themed Baby Shower Invitation; contact designer for pricing; kellyhicksdesign.com.

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