Baby showers are joyous events to celebrate the impending arrival of a precious new bundle of joy.
Friends and family are focused on making the mommy-to-be feel loved by gifting her with everything needed for a happy baby. They truly aren’t expecting anything in return. However, giving guests a sweet token of appreciation is a simple way to say thanks for helping make the event so special.
We’ve categorized our favorite options for baby shower favors, all of which are both practical and affordable!
Useful Home & Garden Themed Baby Shower Favor Ideas Your Guests Will Love
From decorative items to cute kitchen tools, these favor ideas are a sweet and practical way to show the guests some love:
Mini Succulent Plant
Everything’s cuter in mini size, and succulents are no exception! They’re trendy and easy to care for, making them a favorite favor.
“Stick” with a simple mini cactus if you’re looking for an alternative to a succulent.
Flower Seed Pack
Perfect for spring and summer baby showers, flower seeds packets can be labeled with a message like “Watch Me Grow”, or “From Small Beginnings Come Great Things”
Spices, Seasonings or Rubs
Create a tasty meat or veggie seasoning or rub using spices.
Give guests a frame in a color that matches the theme. Add a photo, or leave it empty so they can choose their own to insert.
Salt & Pepper Shakers
Choose a fun set of shakers in a design that goes along with the shower’s theme.
Key chain / Key Ring
Key chains are a great favor to buy in bulk and come in a wide variety of designs. You can even add a custom message.
Candles are anything but basic when you personalize it with a tag or label with a cute phrase, like “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”
Votive Candle Holder
Customize a simple glass or ceramic votive candle holder by using twine, ribbon, or any other decorative embellishment.
Magnets make for excellent baby shower party favors because you can customize them easily with images and text.
Notepad or Notebook
With the popularity of planners and journals today, guests will surely appreciate personalized stationary or cute notebooks.
Match the color scheme or theme by choosing a cute trinket dish design.
Simple and sophisticated, a tea towel with a design that complements the shower theme is one of the more practical baby shower favor ideas.
Guests are sure to know that they’re loved beyond measure when you gift them a measuring spoon set.
Choose from an array of affordable bookmark styles that have a customized message to remind guests of the special celebration.
For an elegant and unique favor that guests will enjoy, send them home with a tea infuser.
Baby shower favors can be decorative, rather than simply useful. A sentimental souvenir to mark the occasion is one that guests will treasure for years to come.
A coffee mug makes for a practical gift that can easily be customized with any design.
An ornament is an ideal souvenir for such a special occasion. Select a design that suits the theme, or stick to something more traditionally tied to a baby shower.
Kitchen Hand Soap Bottle
Hand soap is something that everyone can use. Stick a custom label on the bottle and you have a great favor that guests are sure to appreciate.
Gift a set of sweet baby themed cookie cutters in designs like tiny feet, a bottle, and a rocking horse. Or choose a shape that complements the shower theme.
Sweet Edible Favor Ideas
Something sweet, sour, or savory is a delicious way to thank guests for making the mom-to-be so happy. Edible favors are always a favorite.
“Spread the Love” to guests with adorable and delicious mini jars of jams.
Say “Thanks for dropping by” with a box of Lemondrops.
Assorted Pastry Favors
Put together a small package of fresh assorted pastries for guests to indulge in.
Color-Coordinated Candies OR M&M’s
Choose colors that match the shower’s scheme, or stick with the traditional pink for girls and baby blue for boys.
Mini Bottles of Champagne
While mommy-to-be has to avoid alcohol, her guests can toast in her honor with this elegant favor.
Order custom Kisses with a message on the bottom, or select Kisses with a colored foil wrapper that matches the shower’s theme.
What could be sweeter than a sampling of mini cupcakes, sprinkles and all?
Need we say more?! Donuts are a sweet way to thank guests for attending the shower.
Macarons (French for Macaroons 😉 ) are a trendy and tasty treat that are sure to bring a smile to guest’s faces.
Ideal for autumn baby showers, candy apples are a delicious way to say “Thank you, From the Apple of our eye!”
Jar of Candies
Choose any type of candies to fill up a mason jar. Add a personalized label or stickers and top off with a colorful ribbon.
Lollipops are easy on the budget and available in a wide variety of flavors, making it easy to match up to the party’s theme.
Mini Loaf Bread
Mini bread loaves are a great fresh favor to give. They can be baked a day or two before the shower and packaged up in pretty ways to present to guests.
Small Jar of Honey
Gifting a jar of honey is a sweet gesture. Customize it with a label saying, “Thank you for Bee-ing here”, or “Too Sweet New Bee-ginnings!”
Cotton candy is a super sweet and affordable favor. Make it pink, blue, or both!
Choose a coffee blend that guests will love and place the beans in a small bag with a label. Add a sweet message like “A Baby is Brewing”, or “Thanks a Latte”
Tea Bag Packets
Have guests enjoy a cuppa on you with a selection of tea bags. Add a tag that says “A Cup of Tea from Baby & Me!”, or “Baby’s Blend”
Reveal a sweet surprise with fortune cookies. Label each one with “We are so Fortune-ate to have you in our lives!”
Mini Homemade Pie
Get busy baking and whip up a batch of dainty homemade mini pies. Attach a tag with a message like “A Sweet Thank You”, or “You’re as Sweet as Pie! Thanks for Stopping by!”
Put together a DIY cup of cocoa in a mason jar, or put a custom label on an individual packet.
Container of Mints
Guests will stay fresh with a container of mints. Customize each one with a label or sticker and a sweet message.
Bag up a snack-sized amount of caramel or buttered popcorn and add a label that says, “She’s about to Pop!”, “Thanks for Popping by!”, or “Ready to Pop”
Soup Ingredients in a Mason Jar
Help guests warm up after a fall or winter baby shower with a mason jar of soup ingredients.
Combine marshmallows, a chocolate bar, and a few graham crackers for a simple and delicious S’mores kit.
Baby Shower Favor Ideas for Beauty & Well-being Themes
After pampering the mom-to-be by showering her with gifts, send guests home with something for their own self-care.
Scented Body Scrub
Go the DIY route by making a scented sugar scrub, or purchase a pre-made scrub packaged in dainty containers.
A loofah is both easy on the budget and useful. Get creative with the packaging by turning it into an incredibly cute cupcake, a stick of cotton candy, or an ice cream cone.
A manicure set or nail polish is a perfect way to say “Mani Thanks” to the guests who helped make the event a success.
Guests will have a perfect Pedi right at home with a pedicure set.
Mini Hand Lotion
Choose a sweet scent and add a charming customized label.
Gift a simple lip balm but make it extra special with a tag that says “You’re the Balm! Thanks for Coming!”
Hand out bath bombs in a baby blue or soft pink color, or choose a baby-related design.
Mini Hand Sanitizer
A small bottle of hand sanitizer is simple and practical.
A face mask in cute packaging is inexpensive, feminine, and fun for guests to use at home.
Dress up a little pot of lip gloss with a personalized tag.
Stress Reliever Ball
Squeeze balls are a cute novelty item that guests can keep in their purse or on their desk whenever they need a little stress-relief.
Pretty packaging and fresh scents make soap a great favor.
Guests will love slipping into a cozy, soft pair of slippers.
Sound the Party Horns!With an abundance of useful, cute, and fun baby shower favor ideas to choose from, you shouldn’t have any trouble finding just the right one.
No matter what items you choose, keep in mind that any party favor always looks pretty and polished with a customized tag or label. Make guests feel extra special by taking this simple extra step when putting together the baby shower favors. For more creative favor ideas , come on over and visit us on Pinterest.
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