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39 Baby Shower Favors People Actually Want
When I was pregnant with my first child, I received everything I needed from the friends and family who attended my showers. I don’t know how we would have managed without all of those amazing gifts — all of which we needed desperately. And here’s the thing: Although they weren’t in it for the gratitude in return, I made sure to send each guest home with a meaningful baby shower gift.
Want to thank your guests for their generosity? You don’t have to pay tons of money for baby shower favors; there are plenty of reasonable options out there and you can also make a lot of them yourself, from personalized pedicure kits to mini succulents. Get inspired with this list of super cool baby shower gifts.
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40 Baby Shower Favors People Actually Want
Baby Block Candy Favors
How do you spell "candy?" With these sweets-filled, lettered baby blocks, of course!
Oh Happy Day
Cactus Candle Favors
Give your guests a fragrant farewell with a custom label added to these 12 vegan candles.
Wild Things Soap Favors
The guests showered you with gifts for your wild thing. Give them a sudsy gift they can keep in the shower.
Custom Candy Bag Favors
Stuff these personalized pouches with candy, cookies, or other treats to end the baby shower on a sweet note.
SALTED Design Studio
Your baby dreams are about to come true. Help your guests capture a few of their own dreams, too.
Bast and Bruin
Custom Wine Label Favors
You can't imbibe just yet, but your shower hostess can raise a glass in your honor. Thank her with a bottle of your favorite wine adorned with a custom label.
Studio B Labels
Custom Tea Favors
Show your gratitude for a lovely brunch baby shower by giving your guests a tea-tastic take-home.
DIY Bath Bomb Favors
Your girls are the bomb. Whip up these luxurious bath treats to make sure they know it.
Literary Notebook Favors
Pretty notebooks are adorable, useful favors (this one is from a Peter Rabbit-themed shower).
100 Layer Cakelet
Ice Cream Cone Bouquet Favors
Treat your guests to an ice cream social, then give them a cone flower bouquet to clutch on the way home.
100 Layer Cakelet
Flower Seed Bomb Favors
Let your gratitude grow with a thoughtful seed bomb that will get flowers blooming.
Air Plant Gem Favors
Pretty, petite air plants atop amethyst gems are the perfect way to tell your baby shower hostess how much she rocks.
DIY Spiked Lollipop Favors
These boozy pops are a sweet treat for guests who aren't pregnant. Cheers!
Sugar & Cloth
Footprint Cookie Favors
These tiny footprints are almost as sweet as the real thing. Thank your guests with these nibble-worthy toes.
Sugar and Flour
Customized Pedicure in a Jar Favors
Mason jars are ideal for pedicure packages. Thank your shower guests with these pampering kits.
Baby Shower Koozies
Here's to a new baby on the way! Toast your friends and family (and baby to be) with these custom koozies.
Mini Pie Favors
Make your shower even sweeter by giving departing guests a mini pie! This kit includes retro-inspired mini pie boxes, kraft paper tags, wax sheets, and pre-cut twine.
Source: The Knot Shop
Chocolate Cake Mug
What guest wouldn't want to go home with their own personal chocolate cake?
Fabric Paper Glue
Every guest goes home with a rose. It's a better version of
Mini Champagne Bottles
You are about to pop! Your guests are not, so why not let them go home with some mini champagne to celebrate?
Garden stakes are a thoughtful, useful favor for guests to enjoy.
Lulu the Baker
Make a Wish Bracelet
A bracelet asking you to make a wish is a sweet shower sendoff.
Homemade Vanilla Extract
Send every guest home with your homemade vanilla extract. Nothing bland about it!
Every guest goes home with a cigar and then brings it to the hospital so you can all enjoy (outside).
A package of gumballs (with the cutest little diaper thank you note) makes a sweet gift.
Kristi Murphy DIY
Send guests home with tea prettied up with paper and twine.
Rescued Paw Designs
Honey in a Jar
Sending guests home with "hunny" is a thoughtful and useful gift. You could even combine it with the tea for a super sweet favor.
About Family Crafts
Everyone needs lip balm, and this is such a cute way to give it out.
Plantable Seed Packets
Send your guests home with flower seed packets for them to grow their own gardens.
Apple Pie Soap
Make your own soap for each guest to bring home. This DIY recipe smells just like apples.
Happiness Is Homemade
Homemade Lavender Lotion Bars
DIY some lavender lotion bars for a sweet smelling favor.
Having a diamond and pearl baby shower? Give every guest a gem piñata to take home filled with delicious treats.
With this favor, guests are asked to light the candle as soon as the mama goes into labor -- sending good thoughts and love to the whole family.
Alice & Lois
Lace and Kraft Paper Bags
So sweet of you to come! Make these favor bags and fill with some sweet treats for your guests to take home.
Lulu the Baker
Baby Food Jar Candles
The baby food jar says baby shower, and the candle will light up your guests' happy homes.
Kelly Hicks Design
DIY Body Scrub
Pamper your guests with a body scrub and a sweet little message.
Happy Go Lucky
Caramel and Hot Fudge Sauce
For a doughnut-inspired baby shower, here's how to send guests home with some caramel and hot fudge sauces.
Mason Jars with Sweets
Adorn mason jars with cute little duckies and fill with treats for people to eat.
The Country Chic Cottage
Tea Cup Succulents
Adorable tea cups hold live succulents for your guests to take home.
One Artsy Mama
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