Teddy bear centerpieces are the main focal point of any teddy bear baby shower or birthday party. They offer a whimsical touch to the teddy bear theme, and there are various options you have when deciding on which centerpieces will work best for your space and budget.
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Supplies for DIY Teddy Bear Centerpieces
First, you’ll need to decide if you’re going to make the teddy bear centerpieces yourself, hire a professional to create the centerpieces for you, or purchase the bear centerpieces already made.
In this guide, we will cover ideas for all options, including the supplies needed for DIY teddy bear centerpieces. You can also show these pictures to any event designer or balloonist, and they will be able to recreate anything you’re inspired by.
Teddy Bear Centerpiece Ideas
Here are some of the best teddy bear centerpiece ideas.
1. Teddy Bear Holding Balloons on Wood Slice
Teddy bear centerpieces and balloons sort of go hand-in-hand, as we’ll see throughout this guide.
You can have your teddy bear holding balloons by using balloon sticks. The most important thing you’ll need to do is attach it to a base that is heavy enough to hold the entire centerpiece.
In this particular centerpiece, it looks as though the balloon stick is attached to something in the box with hot glue. The wood slice is also attached to the box, which gives it a good, solid foundation.
As shown below, the wood slice isn’t necessarily needed. You just need to be sure the balloon cup (which comes with the balloon stick set) is hot glued to something sturdy enough to hold the teddy bear and latex balloons up. This can be a small tile (found at any home improvement store) or something of that nature.
2. Teddy Bear Balloon Hoop Garland
Balloon art is on-trend right now for all sorts of events, including baby showers. The event stylist who put this together used a round table frame to tie the balloon garland together.
You could do this with a balloon garland kit and tie them to a frame like this. You’ll want to be sure the frame has a solid base to keep the whole thing standing.
3. Teddy Bear with Hot Air Balloon
Another popular teddy bear baby shower theme is the “adventure awaits” theme. Usually, you’ll see hot air balloons as the accent to the teddy bears. I love this particular centerpiece with the bear sitting in front of the hot air balloon.
4. Balloons Tied to Teddy Bear
One of the simplest teddy bear centerpieces is a teddy bear with balloons tied around its’ arm. It’s so easy and absolutely adorable!
You can match the latex balloons to your teddy bear baby shower theme. Pinks, blues, greens, or browns are usually the top picks.
5. Teddy Bear Holding Vase of Flowers
This teddy bear centerpiece is also pretty simple to implement. How perfect would this be for a “we can bearly wait” baby shower?
Simply hot glue the teddy bear’s paws to a vase. Then you can add your floral arrangements!
You can place the vase on top of a rustic wood slice, or even place it alone on the table. The glass vase with water is heavy enough, so you wouldn’t necessarily need the wood slice, although it does add a perfect touch.
6. Teddy Bear in Hot Air Balloon
The Teddy Bear “Aventure Awaits” is a popular theme for both baby showers, first birthday parties, and kid birthday parties in general. This is a perfect centerpiece for such a theme!
You would need to add a smaller teddy bear to a small basket. Attach 2-4 small balloon sticks to bottom of the basket with hot glue and then stuff the teddy bear inside it.
7. Bear Holding Large Balloon
Another popular teddy bear centerpiece idea is a balloon stick holding a large balloon attached to a floral base, usually a box. Then the teddy bear is attached to the balloon stick or wooden dowel. These make perfect balloon centerpieces, great for a baby boy or girl
8. Teddy Bear Sitting on Alphabet Block
How adorable are these wooden letter blocks? You can easily make these out of wooden craft boxes.
You can also purchase these centerpieces that are already made if you’d like an easy option.
9. Bear Sitting on Cloud + Holding Balloons
This table centerpiece is a teddy bear floating on a cloud, floating around by holding a series of balloons. This reminds me of the movie Up! I love how they used matte balloons for a more modern look.
10. Floral Centerpiece with Bear Accent
You can skip the balloons altogether and go with a floral centerpiece. Simply place a small teddy bear beside it for a cute accent.
11. Floating Teddy Bear Holding Balloons
The floating teddy bear is probably the most popular teddy bear baby shower centerpiece. You would need to fill a balloon chandelier with helium so they float. Then attach the teddy bear to the balloon’s ribbon.
Any party with a teddy bear theme will need a teddy bear centerpiece. These whimsical centerpieces will become the focal point of your event.