Gathering supplies and new baby gifts to put inside baby shower gift baskets is easy. Buying adorable newborn baby gifts and arranging them in an attractive manner in a basket is easy as pie. Anyone who has done it will tell you it's the baby boy and girl gift basket IDEAS that take time and effort.
I have a few tips here on how to fill a homemade baby gift basket as well as suggestions for themed baskets but one message that I want to send is that it takes time and talent to create a new baby gift basket. For one thing, if you aren't careful the combined price of the gifts can get out of hand and before you know it you will have blown your budget for an entire year and still have a half empty basket.
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The old saying that the best gifts come in small packages is very true but I would like to add that tiny presents can be very expensive. Another old quote that comes into play when putting together a baby shower gift baskets is that time is money. If you don’t want to run out of time or money before the basket is full and ready for the gift table at the shower you need a plan!
Ideas for What to Put Inside a Baby Gift Basket
Here are some tips on some adorable baby gifts to put in your basket and how to arrange them to make a nice presentation. There are some suggestions for items that will go nicely with popular baby shower themes!
Baby Clothes – A personalized onesie surrounded by an assortment of crib socks makes a visually pleasing arrangement and if you’re a frugal shopper, you can manage this baby shower gift basket for less than $10!
Baby Bath Products – You can fill an entire basket with baby soap, shampoo and lotion for a very cheap price especially if you have a stash of samples that you’ve collected for such an occasion. If you have room for more, add a newborn manicure set, monogrammed towels and a hooded bath robe.
Baby Toys – Buy one large stuffed toy as your centerpiece and surround it with inexpensive rattles, cloth toys that you made yourself or bath toys.
Lullabyes – Personalize your gift of music by creating a mix of songs that you handpicked from your own collection or download.
Movies – Build a Baby Einstein baby gift basket filled with DVDs and educational toys. If you have room, add a movie for mom and dad’s date night with a gift certificate for one night’s baby-sitting services.
If you have pictures of baby shower gift baskets that you made, we would love to see them! Please use the form on this page to upload your photos and a list of the items that are inside would be lovely. If you could include a list of new baby gift ideas that worked for you.
Shopping resources and a few baby boy or girl gift ideas would be very helpful to busy moms that are shopping for items to present as gifts. One thing is for sure, after you create your first homemade baby shower gift basket it's for certain that when you see something pretty on the gift table, you will appreciate it all the more knowing how much work went into it!