How to Host a CBD Baby Shower a la Kim Kardashian
Who needs a vision board when you’ve got a Kardashian to inspire you for all of your baby shower needs? Maybe it’s odd that Kim opted to even throw a shower for her fourth babe (via surrogate), Psalm West, earlier this year — but she had a theme we can totally get behind: chill, chill, and more chill as everything was CBD themed. Here’s how you too can throw an anxiety-busting CBD-themed baby shower like Kim.
Set up a massage station for CBD massagesWhat’s better than a little shoulder rub? How about a shoulder rub with a CBD balm or CBD massage oil? Although it may not be practical to hire a certified masseuse like Kim did for her shower, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a massage station with CBD products specifically designed to help unwind tired muscles. For an even simpler take on the idea, offer CBD-oil hand massages instead.
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Set the mood: Create a CBD candlelit vibeWhen it comes to parties, ambiance is everything. Sure, Kim held her shower outdoors, but because we’re in the midst of the colder Canadian months, we’re sure an indoor shower is much more ideal. Create a mood with a few well-placed CBD candles. Herb essntls offers one in a cannabis buds, patchouli and dry amber mix that’s guaranteed to add a subtle ambiance to the festivities.
Scented Candle, $65
Run some CBD inspired foot bathsWho doesn’t love to soak their tired tootsies in a luxurious salt bath? Also, who has the time? That’s what was so genius about Kim’s foot-bath station at her shower. Guests could sip on a cold beverage while chatting and allowing the Hemp CBD infused Vertly Bath Salts to revive their feet. Glam yours up by placing some pretty nail polish in a basket and offering guests free flip flops.
Vertly Bath Salts, $29
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Create a DIY oil stationWho doesn’t love to get their creativity on, especially during a group event? Kim proved she’s the host with the most with a DIY station, where guests could create their own mix of CBD-infused bath oils. Grab some pretty jars for guests to use, and allow them to mix a carrier oil (like jojoba) with CBD and essential oils to concoct their own signature scent.
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Break out the CBD bath saltsBecause one DIY station isn’t enough, Kim also gave guests the opportunity to create their own CBD-infused bath salts. To execute yours, create the base (six parts coarse sea salt to three parts Epsom salts and one part baking soda), and then have guests fill their jars with that and a few drops of CBD and essential oils for a pretty, customized blend.
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Serve CBD-spiked drinksNaturally, Kim served up her favourite brand of Kombucha with a drop of her favourite CBD oil, and we see no reason why you can’t do the same. In fact, the sky's the limit, whether you serve CBD coffee and tea, a themed punch, or refreshing lemonade. Be sure your guests know there’s oil in their drinks ahead of time, or place a small bottle of CBD beside a beverage station so that they can help themselves.
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Don’t forget the CBD treatsSome edibles are slowing making their way to Canada, including THC-free and CBD-infused chocolates. So what would Kim do with such treats? Create a CBD chocolate fountain, of course. Don’t have a fountain handy? Create a chocolate fondue with a heat-proof dish and a tealight candle instead. Then cut up some fresh fruit, throw a few marshmallows on a tray, put out toothpicks and let your guests indulge.
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Create unique “hors’ d’oeuvres”Why do all passed canapes need to be of the edible variety? At Kim’s shower she bestowed guests with trays of CBD vape pens made up of all kinds of fruity flavours. Savage CBD’s disposable pens are available in three flavours: Berry Mint, Mango Citrus, and Strawberry Melon, and they are designed for first-time users. Now, what guest could pass up a treat like that?
CBD Disposable Vape Pens – Savage CBD, $45
Don’t forget your dog friendsAs any dog owner will attest, a snuggle with your pooch can be incredibly restorative. Perhaps that’s why Kim decided to dole out special CBD-infused dog treats as part of her shower too. Whether you decide to allow dogs at the party or not, their owners will probably be happy to see them get their chill on with a selection of treats catered specifically to them.
Serenity Dog Treats, $25
Plan a chill party favourThe party may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t leave your guests with a little themed favour. Encourage them to wind down after a long day with their very own CBD bath bomb from a local cannabis retailer. These hydrating bombs contain naturally occurring CBD to provide soothing relief for all kinds of aches and pains, and come infused with a relaxing scent that’s guaranteed to give guests the chillest bath ever. Now, that’s how you live like a Kardashian.
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