Great Gifts for a Baby Shower
Give an extra-memorable gift at your next baby shower. Here are some cute gifts you can make or buy online.
1. Hooded Towels
Hooded towels are adorable and practical gifts. There's something so freakin' cute about a baby snuggled up as a duckling or teddy bear.
This is an affordable baby shower gift at about $20. You can find cute hooded towels all over town or online.
2. Gift Baskets
It's easy to buy a bountiful gift basket for a new mom. It's even better to make one yourself. That way, you can give a very personalized baby shower gift.
Here are some baby items to include in a gift basket:
- Newborn diapers
- Diaper ointment
- Pee-pee Tipis (these catch little boys' spray)
- Receiving blankets
- A onesie
- A stuffed animal
And don't forget the mom! Include a surprise such as:
- Bath soak
- Grapeseed oil products to combat stretchmarks
- Magazines or books
- Dark chocolate
- Thai pants (cheap & awesome for pregnancy)
- Homemade coupons for free babysitting
For an added touch, line your gift basket with a baby blanket.
3. Organic Swaddles
Cotton swaddles are a sweet and practical gift. You can buy cotton swaddles online for about $15-$60. Organic baby swaddles tend to cost the most.
I don't sew. But if I did, I'd be making organic cotton swaddles as gifts. How difficult can it be?
Here's a link for help making your own baby swaddle. http://free-baby-stuff-resources.blogspot.com/2011/01/free-swaddle-blanket.html
4. Homemade Onesies
Links You Might Like
- Full-length Thai Fisherman Pants
A gift for pregnant moms! Thai pants for comfort. $25.
- How to Make a Baby Onesie
Read this article to learn how to make a onesie the easy way. Cute pictures are included to inspire you.
- How to Make a Diaper Cake
For a fun decoration that doubles as a gift for a baby shower, make a diaper cake out of disposable diapers. Here is an illustrated, step by step guide on how to create a diaper cake.
- Five Smart Toys for Newborns
Read this article for five inexpensive toys that promote early development. You can get all five for less than $100 total.