How to Plan an Asian Baby Shower with a Modern Chinese Flair

Are you welcoming a new bundle of joy into your family with Chinese heritage? Then, you need look no further for a delightful theme for a baby shower. Make it an Asian-inspired celebration with a modern take on Chinese decorations, table settings, shower favors, and of course cuisine! 

And as our inspiration below will show, pulling off this baby shower theme is just a few clicks away via online shopping—and a quick trip to the Asian section of your supermarket. A lovely way to wish good fortune for the mom-to-be and her expected little one! (*this post contains affiliate links)

Chinese-inspired Baby Shower Decor & Food Ideas

Asian Baby Shower with a Modern Chinese Flair from Food to Favors

Get guests intrigued about the Asian-themed event by sending out charming baby shower invites (1) like this one from Amazon, decorated with cherry blossoms and paper lanterns.

Then, be sure to prepare enticing Chinese-inspired party fare, like Spicy Beef Noodle Salad (2 – recipe from La Choy), Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps (3 – recipe from Jennie-O), and Spicy Orange Chicken (4 – recipe from Kikkoman), served with the Asian classic Yang Chow Fried Rice (5 – recipe from

For dessert ideas and how to display them, see the photos from our own Chinese-themed sets below. And for the most darling baby shower favors, treat guests to Custom Baby Shower Fortune Cookies (6 – available from Beau-coup). Give Chinese treats as take-home favors, too. Whether home-baked almond cookies or ready-made fortune cookies, they will look extra special packaged in woven boxes wrapped in shimmery colored fabric rounds (7 – available from the Bellenza SHOP). Choose those in red, orange and fuchsia!

Other dessert and finger food options to add would be almond pudding, red bean sesame balls, egg custard tarts, and flaky Chinese peanut candy. Just present these goodies in bamboo trays or baskets lined with colored tissue paper (8, 9) – styled by Bellenza). Finally, add easy to find decor touches to use around the party venue such as round paper lanterns, bamboo sticks, and more fabric cherry blossoms.

Chinese Tablescape, Decor, and Favor Display Inspiration

We did say that decorations and accents for this theme are readily available, right? See our tips and hints for creating a Chinese-inspired look from our styled sets here, here and here.

Asian Baby Shower with a Modern Chinese Flair Tablescape

For your baby shower tablescapes, just a few simple accents will do the trick! Note the red tablecloth, the Oriental serving dishes and trays, the faux bamboo leaves adorning the candle centerpiece, and silk cherry blossoms on the napkin rings.

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