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Top Baby Shower Party Favor Ideas
One thing that you do not want to forget when planning a baby shower is the party favor. This does not have to be some huge extravagant gift but just a small token to thankt he guests for coming to the party. Baby shower party favors can be a range of gifts and can often be bought or made with little expense. This article will give you some ideas of top baby shower gifts and hopefully spark your own creativity and give you some ideas and places to start from.
First and foremost make sure you start planning ahead of time. It is pretty hard to be creative when you are under pressure and no one likes assembling party favors the night before the shower. So take some time and think about the favors before it is too late.
One of the best starting places for planning your baby shower party favors is the theme of the shower. It is always best if you can tie the favor into the theme for the baby shower. This makes the favors more memorable and fun.
Chocolates and Cookies
They say the true way to a person’s heart is through food of course this is a paraphrase of a popular saying but one that often holds true. Chocolates and cookies make great favors for guests as it is something they can enjoy right away. Just imagine your guests having a cookie of chocolate as they remember the wonderful shower they attended.
Chocolates and cookies also make great baby shower favors because they can easily be made at home or even purchased in bulk from a variety of sources and then assembled together in a cute package. So if you have the time then try making them yourself and save some money or if you are pressed for time then simply buy the chocolates or cookies and wrap them up in a beautiful package.
Soaps are another very popular option for favors and something that guests will love and enjoy using. You can easily choose a variety of fragrant soaps and bath products and assemble them together in some colorful wrapping paper or even a gift box or basket for a fun favor.
Handmade soaps are another way to save money and make the favor gift a little more personalized and unique. Most local craft stores carry a wide selection of supplies for making your own handmade soaps and even oils and fragrances to dress them up a bit. Many of the homemade soaps today are very easily made with a melt and pour method.
Picture frames are another fun and yet useful party favor that your guests will get a kick out of. Picture frames are some of the most popular and common party favors for baby showers. You can purchase small frames for a very modest cost and decorate them if you have the time. If the baby has already been born then why not include some fun pictures of the baby in the frame.
Candles can be another popular option that is again something you can be sure your guests will use and enjoy for a long time to come. You can purchase candles in bulk for a good price and then wrap them in some decorative wrapping paper. Also you might want to think about a candle holder or glass for small votive candles that can easily be decorated.
If you are more the artistic or crafty type of person and want to make your own candles this can be a fun way to personalize the favor. You can make a wide variety of different shapes, colors and sizes of candles and then wrap a few up together for a fun baby shower favor that will be sure to please your guests.
The most important thing is to plan ahead and leave yourself some time to assemble or make the party favors so you will not be rushed at the last minute. It is always a nice touch to include a thank you card or even a small poignant poem and be sure to include the date of the shower and the baby’s name as well as the names of the parents. This will create a fun and lasting memory of the special day.
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