Want to impress with your baby shower gift choices? Chances are, everybody else is opting for a cute onesie or baby blanket, so these awesome ideas will stick out for all the right reasons. From gorgeous and sophisticated diaper bags to adorable teething mittens and toys, you’ll definitely find something they’ll all love.
Fly-love Animal Non-Skid Slip Socks
Once they’re on the move, it’s a great idea to start using non-slip socks to help them along, and while that may seem like a long time away, it’ll all happen far sooner than you expected! This neat pack gives you 5 pairs of funky socks plus a lovely card, making them a perfect gift.
Baby Keepsake Box
Treasure all those precious memories and keep them forever with this gorgeous Baby Keepsake Box. The vertical file box contains little compartments for you to store heartwarming items in like baby’s first shoes, first locks, letters to baby, first tooth, baby shower mementos and more. Plus, it can even be personalized with baby’s initial.
Baby Wrap Carrier by KeaBabies
Baby slings are for sure a must-have, especially for those special first months, since all baby wants and needs is to be close to Mom or Dad. This can be hard for parents, but with one of these slings, at least they’ll have their hands free to eat and get some work done, phew.
Wide Open Designed Baby Diaper Bag
Just because they’re now becoming parents doesn’t mean that their quirky style and all fashion sense has to go out the window, in fact, they can even get baby involved (dressing him/her up is the best part). Anyway, why go for an ugly bulky diaper bag, when you could have this beautiful one, instead.
Personalized Baby Pillow
If the new mom has already announced the baby’s name then this will make a wonderful gift, for sure. These super soft pillows are handmade and custom made with baby’s name, and you can also choose the color thread to either represent gender or maybe even match the nursery.
Fullkang Pilot Aviator Crochet Caps
It’s essential babies stay nice and warm, even more so in those colder months, and what cuter way to do it than with this Fullkang Aviator Crochet Cap? Baby will look ever so scrumptious in one of these but most importantly, it’ll help them stay toasty and snug all year round.
Car Organizer for Back Seat
As soon as you become a parent, tidiness and sleep are no more, though it doesn’t always have to be that way, with tidiness, anyway. Cars are often transformed into cluttered bomb sites but with this nifty Back Seat Car Organizer, you’ll all of a sudden have a place for EVERYTHING, even extra wipes.
Crazybee Snuggle This Muggle Rompers
How could you resist this little one’s demands when they’re wearing something just SO irresistible? This makes a perfect gift for ‘expecting-patronum’ Harry Potter fans. The romper says snuggle this muggle” and how could anyone not? It also comes with Gryffindor themed colored pants and cap, for a complete Hogwarts-worthy outfit.
Boss Tote Diaper Bag
Sophistication tends to just get thrown out the window once you’ve had a baby, but not with this Boss Tote Diaper Bag. This vegan leather bag set just oozes class and organization and with all of the extra handy features, it’s perfect for moms who are always on the go from meetings to baby groups.
Finger Puppet Tooth Brush Set
Have their teeth stay pearly white and squeaky clean with this genius Finger Puppet Tooth Brush Set. With this set, you get 4 fun finger puppet brushes which are the perfect size for tiny mouths and fingers once they’re old enough to try it themselves, plus a book to gently coax them.
Baby on the Way Scratch Calendar
Looking for something sweet for a baby shower gift? Then take a look at this lovely Baby on the Way Scratch Calendar. If you’ve had a baby, you’ll already know the struggle of waiting a whole 9 months to meet your newborn, however with these interesting facts about your growing baby, it’ll soon pass.
Johnson’s Sleepy Time Baby Gift Set
Johnson’s bedtime range are some of the most well-known products used to guarantee a deep sleep from your babes, which is why this Sleepy Time Baby Gift Set is definitely a must-have new baby gift. It comes with 4 items that will definitely help calm baby down for a full night’s sleep.
Modish Monthly Baby Stickers
It can be kinda awkward just placing a card on your baby who’s not yet old enough to hold things, so go for these neat Modish Labels Monthly Milestone Stickers, instead. These cool stickers make photographing your baby’s milestones super easy, especially once they get to the wriggling and crawling stages!
Closet Complete Baby Velvet Hangers
If the expecting couple live in an apartment and don’t have much storage space, or you just know they’re going to go crazy shopping for adorable baby clothes, give them a helping hand with these Closet Complete Velvet Baby Hangers. The box comes with 25 hangers that are designed to maximize closet space.
Aveeno Baby Mommy & Me Gift Set
This baby shower gift not only spoils baby but gives the new mom a well-earned treat, too. With this fabulous Aveeno Baby set you’re given 4 products that are designed to soothe, clean and moisturize baby’s skin, whilst moms also get 2 luxury-feeling moisturizers with one even containing SPF to care for skin.
Owls and Stars Mobile
Give the gift of an easy, full night’s sleep with this super sweet Owls and Stars Mobile. We all know how difficult it can be to coax little ones to sleep but with this handmade night sky themed mobile, it will be a breeze, for sure…zzzz.
Super Nerdy ABC Blocks
For the geekier of parents, they’re sure to get a kick out of these Super Nerdy ABC Blocks. On each block is a letter of the alphabet as well as fun science terms for wonders of our universe from Atom to Zeolite. Every block is just as colorful, bright and engaging as the other.
Personalized Mountain Growth Chart
Instead of marking your children’s heights on the wall, go for this lovely and modern Personalized Mountain Growth Chart, instead. No one else at the party would have thought of one of these wonderful charts, so you can rest assured you’re spending your hard earned cash wisely.
Mustela Newborn Arrival Gift Set
With all natural, eco-friendly ingredients in this Mustela Newborn Arrival Gift Set, you can breathe a little easier knowing these essential baby skin and hair care products contain no nasties or worrying chemicals, just pure goodness that’ll help care and protect the little one’s delicate skin.
Ice Cream Rattles
Aren’t these Ice Cream Rattles just the sweetest things you’ve ever seen? With a set of 3 cute crocheted rattles, they’ll soon become a firm toy box favorite, or they could also be used as decorations in a girl’s nursery, as let’s face it, they are simply adorable.
Elephant Finger Puppet Blankie
Once the baby starts laughing, they won’t be able to stop, especially with this precious Elephant Finger Puppet Blankie. Watching the cuddly elephant wiggle away in front of their eyes will be enough to get them happily giggling away and once playtime is over, they can have warm cuddles together, too.
Letters to My Baby
No new parent could resist filling in these uber lovely Letters to My Baby. These 12 letters give prompts to help you write everything you’re feeling, and hopes and dreams you wish for them to have and experience, for you to stamp and put away ready to give them when they’re older.
Anywhere Chair Harness
Looking to give a useful baby shower gift? Well, you can’t get more useful than this nifty Anywhere Chair Harness. It’s frustrating going to places and finding they don’t have a highchair or baby-appropriate seat you can use for your baby, but with this clever item, you can now plop them almost anywhere.
Curious Otter Bucket Bib
This super sweet Curious Otter Bib is great for both boys or girls, or even both if they’re expecting twins! These clever bibs make meal-time clean up a breeze – simply tip out the fallen crumbs and spills, wipe it down and voila! All clean. Who said this parenting malarkey was difficult?
Fuel Baby Bottle
It can be difficult planning days out around your babies feeds, naps, etc but with Fuel Baby Bottle, things just got MUCH easier for all parents. With Fuel, you store the measured amount of formula at the bottom of the bottle and once baby is hungry, you simply mix it in with the water – genius!
These ad-roar-able Triceratop Booties will make a great gift to welcome a baby boy into the world. These booties are handmade in Kyrgyzstan using natural wool that is dyed, spun and felted – that’s before they end up bootie-shaped so you know LOTS of love, care, and hard work has gone into these.
Teething is something that affects every baby, so a gift to help them combat their sore gums is always a winner. However, some babies start suffering well before they learn how to grasp and hold so you can understand just how helpful and clever these Teething Mitts are.
Baby Hooded Towel Upsimples Unicorn Baby Towel
Is the new mom expecting a precious baby girl? You already know she’s going to be inundated with beautiful outfits and clothing, so why not go for a Hooded Baby Towel instead – this adorable unicorn towel not only looks SUPER cute, but it’s practical too, so you know it’s going to get its use.
These uber fun Foodie Rattles will certainly give all the shower guests something to ‘taco’ bout! These funny handmade rattles are made from wood and natural wool, so you can rest assured they are perfectly safe for baby to play with and most probably gum on. Plus they’d also make cute photo props, wouldn’t they?
Silicone Beads Pacifier Clip Teething Baby
If you’ve had a baby, you will understand the HUGE frustration of babies dropping and losing their pacifiers, whether it’s out and about or even in their crib at night time (bye bye sleep). However, with these GENIUS pacifier clips, that annoying problem is averted – phew. These ones even double as a teething toy, too.
Internet Famous Babysuit
With the likes of mom blogging, vlogging and all the social media platforms around now, this funny Internet Famous Babysuit may well become a reality. Though, who could blame you, why wouldn’t you want to capture and share how adorable your precious new bundle of joy is? Plus, everyone loves baby photos, anyway.
Superfood Teething Toy
Made with only 100% natural latex, these Superfood Teething Toys make a funny yet useful baby shower gift for the health conscious parents. Will you choose Arnold Avocado, Brucy Broccoli or Kendall Kale? Either way, you just know they’re going to become the teething babe’s new soothing snack.
If the new baby is due to be born in the winter months then you can’t go wrong with this uber warm and comfy Swaddle Blanket from Truedays – if only they made one that was adult sized, hey? Oh well, at least baby will be happy, warm and (most importantly) getting their much-needed sleep.
You could say you purchased this in the ‘heat of the moment’ or maybe you just wanted to ‘warm up’ either way, this hilarious and…different…Sriracha Baby outfit will have everyone at the baby shower laughing (and in the mom’s case, crossing her legs).
Strawberry Shortcake Booties
Only the sweetest little tootsies are worthy of these delightful Strawberry Shortcake Booties. Just like the Triceratops Booties, this cute pair is also handmade with the utmost care in Kyrgyzstan. These foodie booties will show every visitor and passerby just how scrummy and tasty your new babe really is.
Baby Bandana Drool Bibs by Dodo Babies
From Dodo Babies is this amazing Baby Bandana Drool Bib and Pacifier Clip Set. These 100% cotton, blog-worthy bibs have all the ‘likes’ you’re after, and then some with the added plus of helpfully collecting the never-ending drool and dribble – not forgetting that VERY helpful pair of matching pacifier clips AND a free pacifier holder!
Waterproof Dress Bibs With Adjustable Snaps
Any princess will look fancy at meal times with these adorable Dress Bibs. Not only do they look freaking cute but they are made with absorbent cotton, making them waterproof, and they’re also adjustable, so they grow with baby, too. You get 2 with this pack so there’s one to use and one to wash.
Baby Monthly Milestone Blanket
This Baby Monthly Milestone Blanket should totally be your chosen baby shower gift. The milestone blanket makes the best backdrop for your baby’s monthly progress photos; not only do your friends and family get to see how much and fast they’ve grown, but you can also celebrate other milestones like their first smile and tooth!
14 Brilliant Must-have Diy Baby Gifts
If you enjoy giving handmade gifts (they do show how much you care, after all) then you won’t be able to resist getting your paws into this DIY Bunny Lovey. How cute would it be to find out that the lovey YOU made is now your friend’s/family’s/daughter’s favorite comforter?
Why buy a milestone blanket when you can make your own? Take a look at this cute tutorial from thechirpingmoms.com to find out what you need and how to do it – be warned, you will have to drag the iron out of storage for this one, it’s more than worth it, though.
Yeah, store-bought pacifier clips are cool, but do you know what’s better? Pacifier clips made by YOU. This way, you get to choose the fabrics you like, though if you want to go all out, you could even buy the babe a new outfit AND make a clip to match, how sweet would that be?
If you didn’t have time to go look through the mall and it’s almost time for the baby shower, stop panicking because this super lovely DIY Minky Blanket designed by Sew What Alicia, takes just 15 minutes to make (yes, you did read that right!) – phew.
Babies all have their differences, though there is definitely one thing they ALL have in common and that’s how much they dribble and drool! It really is like a never-ending stream, but that doesn’t stop them from being so dang precious. Anyway, solve the problem with these oh so handsome Bow Tie Drool Bibs.
If you’re a huge fan of baby fashion then you’ll be well aware of these boho rompers. While most of them seem to be made by small shop owners and so their prices are pretty high, there’s no reason why you can’t make your own! Have a read here to find out how.
If you know the baby’s name, why not make them a personalized gift? All you need for this DIY Crayon Letter is a shadowbox (you can find these in Ikea), hot glue gun, exacto knife, and cardstock – not forgetting a trusty sharpie pen, of course. From there, it won’t take long to make, at all!
The last thing any parent wants is a noisy door – imagine the horror of JUST getting baby down to sleep and the second you try and leave the room the door makes a huge noise and wakes them up again. With these awesome Door Mufflers, you’ll never have to fear that happening ever again.
Want to make a gift that’s both sweet and practical? To find out how, all you have to do is watch the quick video tutorial, though if you wish to fancy him up a bit, add a bow tie or wrap baby washes and lotions inside the cloth for that thoughtful extra touch.
Want to give the new mama a helping hand with the upcoming bucketfuls of drool? Then have a go at making these snazzy Bibdanas (bandana bibs). You can make these suitable for girls or boys or if the sex is unknown then you could also go for a sweet unisex fabric, instead.
If you’re wanting to make a gift that will not only look good enough to eat but make a lasting impression, these Cupcake Onesies Gift Cups are the way to go. All you need to ‘bake’ these is a onesie, cute pair of baby socks, plastic cup, ribbon, gift bag and a cute cupcake liner.
If you’re not the best at gift finding, and the expecting parents are choosing not to find out the sex, then you’re probably feeling a little lost right now, but don’t worry, these fabulous bandana bibs and wooden ring teethers can be made with any fabric you like to suit the precious little cherub.
Over on Life with My Littles you’ll find this neat Changing Pad Tutorial (with a built-in diaper and wipe holders). With so many handy features, can you really beat this helpful gift? Other than taking over on those tiring night shifts, probably not. Even sewing beginners can have a go at this easy pattern.
Keep baby safe from adverse weather and direct sunlight, gross bugs and all those grabby, germy hands with this great Stretchy Car Seat Cover Tutorial from Bethany over at I Married Superman. 1 yard of stretchy material will generally cover most car seats, though always make sure to measure, just in case.