Having a baby is one of the greatest blessings. Imagine having a little person growing inside you, a miracle in its own right. Because of this, moms-to-be make every possible effort to record every milestone and every step in their journey to motherhood. Every little thing deserves a celebration. A dozen baby bump selfies and even their food cravings are documented and even posted on social media. When it’s almost time for the baby to say hello to the world, it is only fitting to celebrate it with friends through a baby shower often organized by friends for the moms-to-be. These parties are made even more special with homemade baby shower favors as keepsakes for a memory that’s so much worth remembering.
32 Homemade Baby Shower Favors
Gone are the days when keepsakes are just for display. The trend now is to give something useful to your guests, which just makes sense and is worth much more money. But it doesn’t mean you need to spend too much on them especially when a baby is on the way. Friends and moms-to-be, unite! Make your party extra special with homemade baby shower favors instead of store-bought ones. The more effort you put in, the more good memories you will keep. And don’t worry, because here is a handful of cute ideas you can check out that will are sure to make your guests go ‘ooh and ahh” in excitement.
1. Colorful Bath Scrubbies
These colorful bath scrubbies are the perfect homemade baby shower favors! These crochet bath scrubbies are so easy to make, so have fun making these and feel awesome as you hand them to your guests.
2. Elegant Sprinkled Macarons
If you want a sweet, classy and elegant baby party, have these as your homemade baby shower favors. Nothing shouts sophistication more than these delicate and sweet macarons.
3. Adorable Puppy Cloth
Give these adorable puppy cloths as homemade baby shower favors and hear your guests go “awwww.” I just doubt they will ever use these. They are too cute!
4. Customized Car Jars
These are the perfect homemade baby shower favors if you’re having a baby boy, or if your partner’s a car guy. Just put some candies or any sweet treats inside these jars with customized lids for a perfect balance of rugged and sweet.
5. Mini Chalkboards
These baby shower favors won’t just remind your guests of that memorable party, but the things they need to do as well.
6. Dainty Butterfly Candies
Having a baby girl? These butterfly candies are perfect baby shower keepsakes for your little queen’s arrival!
7. Rustic Popcorn Kernel Jars
Now, this is a very fitting party favor idea for that much-anticipated “popping” moment of your life.
8. Artsy Seed and Planter Souvenir
Stop wasting money on party souvenirs that are just no use to your party guests and make a lasting impression with seed packets and a planter as your homemade baby shower favors. They are sure to remember you and your baby whenever they see the beautiful plant growing.
9. Pretty Jelly Bean Onesies
Just looking at these homemade baby shower favors, you can see how easily they can be made. Cut out two onesie shapes, sew them together at the sides, put some jelly beans inside then sew them closed. You could also use blue or pink buttons mixed with the jelly beans for a cool gender reveal idea.
10. Assorted Animal Cracker Box
We won’t run out of cute ideas for homemade baby shower favors, even for those unplanned parties! For a very quick fix, try repackaging animal crackers into small transparent boxes easily found at baking supply stores. Finish them up with ribbons and tags and there you go.
11. Cutesy Baby Pumpkins
If you’re having a baby shower at Halloween or in the fall, then these little pumpkins make awesome baby shower favors!
12. Rattle Cake Pops
Be playful with these homemade baby shower favors. Level up those regular cake pops into these rattle cake pops and make your party a really sweet one.
13. Sweet Honey Sticks
A simple and quick way to make homemade baby shower favors is to buy something and then add a personal touch. Just like these sweet honey sticks with ribbons and a tag, an instant party souvenir!
14. Button Candies
Candies are a staple for parties and having them as party favors can make it even more fun. With just some printables and your choice of candies, you can make any homemade baby shower favors you like to fit your party theme.
15. Gender Reveal Chocolate Bars
When is the perfect time to announce your baby’s gender? Give these homemade baby shower favors just before closing the party for that big gender reveal!
16. Bath Scrubber Lollipops
This is my personal favorite among the list of homemade baby shower favors. Why? Because these bath scrubber lollies are so easy to make, cheap, cute and dainty, not to mention very practical.
17. Strawberry Scones Pack
How about these strawberry scones mix packets as baby shower souvenirs? Imagine how perfect it will be for your guests to enjoy the scones at home while browsing the photos from the party.
18. Nail Polish Tutus
Have fun making these nail polish tutus then see your female friends’ eyes light up as you hand them these homemade baby shower favors. I’d feel sorry for the male guests, though.
19. Baby Nutter Butters
Look at these cute baby nutter butters! These are nutter butter sandwich cookies dipped with chocolate candy melts and painted with some black decorating gel for the baby’s face. A very clever idea for your homemade baby shower favors!
20. Homemade Body Salt Scrub
Another cool idea fo a homemade baby shower favor, these bath salt scrubs can be colored and customized to whatever theme you are having for the party.
21. Hot Cocoa Mix in a Bottle
Give them back the feeling of warmth with some hot cocoa mix. Here’s a creative way to turn the mix into cute homemade baby shower favors.
22. Washi Candles
These baby shower giveaways can literally be done in minutes. Thanks to the ever-dependable washi tapes, you can customize tea lights or any candles for any theme you need.
23. Candied Fruit Peels
Unique. Delicious. Elegant. These are just some of the words to describe candied fruit peels as your homemade baby shower favors. They are very simple to make with a recipe that can be easily doubled, or even tripled.
24. Jam in a Jar
If you’re too tired to make your own jam, then buy some from a neighbor who sells one. Just tell them how you wanted it to look like, or if you prefer a specific jar for them to use. Then make them more presentable with some cloth, twines, ribbons, and tags. It’s practical, and still homemade you know.
25. Baby Succulents
How about potting on some of these cute succulents as party tokens for your guests? Maybe after giving birth, you can make this into a relaxing hobby.
26. Ready to Pop Lip Balm Souvenirs
This is a clever idea for baby shower giveaways and will be a sure hit for guests. Combining lip balms and printables are sure to leave your guests smiling on their way home after the party.
27. Choco-Coated Oreo Pops
Knowing that these homemade baby shower favors contain Oreos is enough to make it the best idea ever! Theres just a little bit of a problem here – you’ll have a hard time getting these favors ready for the party because you and your friends won’t be able to stop eating them.
28. Sprinkle with Love
Are you ready to add more colors to your already colorful life? Share your own happiness with your guests with these homemade baby shower favors. Because everything is better, with candy sprinkles!
29. Coffee or Tea Bag
Coffee and tea bags make for unique baby shower souvenirs, which you can either buy ready-to-assemble or you could make your own if you’re looking for more savings.
30. Mini Bird’s Nest
It’s okay if you don’t want to pinpoint any theme for your party. Just make sure that your party favors are as cute as these mini bird’s nest treats.
31. Homemade Sugar Scrub
Show your friends how much you appreciate them being there on your pregnancy journey. With these sugar scrubs for your party keepsakes, their skin will be as soft as a baby’s bottom!
32. Cookie Mix in a Jar
Level up your party favors with an interactive souvenir. Keep the baby shower sweet with these jarred cookie mix souvenirs.
Which of these ideas are you most excited to try? Whichever you choose, just make sure to get some photos while making them if you ever want to make a pregnancy scrapbook.