Looking for a fresh approach to styling that upcoming baby shower? We’ve gathered some of our favorite baby shower favor ideas to bring some fun, customized flair to your fete. Ditch the powder pink or blue and design a matchless party for the special mama-to-be using these ten unique party favor ideas.
“Shine Your Light” Candle Favor
Want a simple and charming favor that guests will love? Just wrap a votive candle with a square of fabric tied with yarn or twine, and request that guests light their candles when baby is on his or her way into the world. Make a sign and put is on a tiny table easel on your favor table.Find the step-by-step tutorial from Julep.
“About to Pop!” Soda Favor
This fun and punny favor is anything but boring. Pick up some of your favorite soda pop, cover them in paper favor bags, and label them “About to Pop!” with the mother’s name and due date. Love the labels pictured here? Find them and DIY details at Evermine Blog.
Alphabet Block Boxes (free printable)
Match a more vintage baby shower style with these adorable paper alphabet block boxes. Print out the free download from The Elli Blog on heavy stock paper and fill the boxes with little candies or other sweet treats for party favors. Tie on a tag with baker’s twine for a more personalized look.
Honeycomb Baby Shower
Consider a honeycomb themed baby shower for a look that’s fresh and sweet. Little favors of honey jars and honey dippers are an obvious choice, but one that will certainly be loved by all. Have fun with the labels by using honeycomb prints and a phrase like “Love from the Mama-to-bee.” Photo from A Subtle Revelry.
Homemade Sugar Scrub
No matter what theme you choose for your baby shower, making sugar scrub party favors is a sure way to make your guests feel pampered. Pack the sugar scrub in small mason jars for a country chic feel and add your own unique label. If the expected baby is a girl, inscribe the perfectly fitting nursery rhyme lines “Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice” on your tag. Check out the Evermine Blog for an easy and affordable sugar scrub recipe.
Circus Shower Treat Box (Free Printable)
Go whimsical with an enchanting circus inspired baby shower. Use these animal circus boxes for favors and fill them with licorice, kettle corn, cotton candy, or any other circus inspired treats. Find a free printable at A Whole Lot of Tiny to assemble these inexpensive and stress-free favor boxes.
French Themed Baby Shower – “Merci” Favor
Looking for a more classy and sophisticated baby shower idea? Check out this French themed “Pique Nique” shower from The Little Umbrella for inspiration. For a charming party favor, cover little treat-filled jars or mini glass cloches with labels stamped “Merci.”
“Grow” Eco-Friendly Favor
Both cheery and earth-friendly, these little herb seed pots provide a practical baby shower favor that your guests can use and enjoy for a long time. Paint little terracotta pots with chalk-style paint, wrap in burlap, and tie with twine. Fill each pot with a seed-pack stuffed linen bag stamped with the words “Grow” or “Baby is Blooming.” Photo from Lily Shop.
“Little Lady” Ladybug Jelly Bean Favor
Make your baby shower the buzz of the town with a ladybug inspired event. Give guests jelly-bean filled jars as favors to accentuate the bright colors of the ladybug. Tie tissue paper and a cute tag on each jar with some festive ribbon.
DIY Umbrella Favor
If you feel like crafting, put together this endearing “Shower Sprinkled with Love” umbrella and fill it with a little treat. To make the umbrella extra special, make a tag out of a paper-punched heart and attach it with some baker’s twine.