Dedicated Beyoncé fans have paid homage to the star's new bundle of joy by organising a baby shower for her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter - with a cardboard cutout of the singer and a doll as guests of honour.

Not satisfied with just seeing photos of Blue Ivy, the friends from Yale wanted to do more to celebrate the birth.

The event, organised by an event planner and complete with food, games, and presents, had a "blue" theme in honour of Beyoncé and Jay Z's daughter. The fans were all dressed in blue.

Beyoncé gave birth to Blue Ivy at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York on 2 January.

Blue Ivy baby shower
Blue Ivy baby shower
Blue Ivy baby shower