To plan a baby shower takes hell lot of time. But good planning gives the best results. So planning is very important when you host a baby shower.
Planning includes the choice of decorations, menu, guest list and favors as well. Usually people neglect the selection of favors to think of it at the end. But then it will be too late to get a good idea of what to give.
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Favors are very important in a baby shower as it is a gesture to thank the guests for giving support to the mom to be. Generally guests do not expect any gifts but a small token will make them feel special. Though giving favors is important, giving useful favors is more essential.
Here are a few ideas for useful baby shower favors Sweets
For any occasion sweets form the center of attraction. They will be liked by both kids and adults. So they are common favors given to the guests for any party. A baby shower is no exception. Sugar cookies, candies, chocolate bars personalized with names of the mom to be and the new baby are good favors. To make these items presentable just wrap them with bright papers and pack them in boxes or packets to easily carry. You can also just scatter the wrapped sweets on the tables so that the guests can eat or they can carry them home.
Garden favors are more popular if the baby shower is hosted during spring or summer. Guests can be given a plant in a flower pot or a packet of seeds to nurture them in the name of the baby. This is symbolic as they can see the plant grow as the baby grows.
If you choose a favor which does not come with an option to write a personalized message, then you attach a small slip with the names of the mom to be and the baby or the due date etc. to the favor you choose with the help of a ribbon. This signifies your presence during the most special event of the host’s life.
Bath and Body
Soaps, lip gloss, body lotion, bath bombs, nail polish etc. are some of the items which you can never go wrong in selection. You can get these items in different shapes to suit the theme of your baby shower and will definitely be very useful for the guests.
When you choose a theme for your baby shower everything from invitations to favors should go along with the theme. Try to select favors which have the same colors, shapes or type of the theme. Don’t ever hesitate to take suggestions in this aspect. After all it is your baby shower and it has to be as exciting to your guests as it is to you.
If the guests get useful baby shower favors they really feel very pleased as the items don’t have to reach the garbage bin as they reach their home. They can use the items remembering the newly arriving baby.