20 DIY Baby Shower Favors

Two baby shower favors on a table

Project Nursery

Shower your guests with appreciation by giving them one of these DIY baby shower favors. They are a terrific yet simple parting gift to say thank you and double as decorations.

DIY baby shower favors aren't only a special handmade gift, they're a great way to save money. You can make most of these favors for just a fraction of what you would spend at the store. You can save even more at your baby shower with these free games.

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    About to Pop!

    Two baby shower favors on a table

    Project Nursery

    This adorable customizable DIY baby shower favor says "Thanks for Popping By," along with the name of the expectant mother. Each favor is adorned with a chapstick at the top. The project includes assembly instructions and there's even a matching invitation if you'd like to expand on the theme.

    About to Pop! from Project Nursery

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    Baby Cookie Jars

    A baby shower table with favors and a banner

    That's What Che Said

    "Thank you for joining us to celebrate baby Liam" is printed on this cute onesie shaped tag. If you have a Cricut smart-cutting machine, the file is all ready for you to print and cut after you personalize it. If you don't have access to a Cricut, consider using a onesie clip art image and make your own message.

    Baby Cookie Jars from That's What Che Said

  • 03 of 20

    Homemade Rosemary & Spearmint Bath Salt

    A jar full of bath salts

    Alice & Lois

    Time alone in the bath can be a relaxing way to end your day. Your guests will love this bath salt scented with rosemary and spearmint. It's easy to make and the jars of bath salts look modern and fun. There's a free printable that includes a tag reading "Refresh. Spearmint & Rosemary Bath Salt."

    Homemade Rosemary & Spearmint Bath Salt from Alice & Lois

  • 04 of 20

    A Pea in a Pod

    Chocolate truffles inside tissue paper

    Sugar and Cloth

    Chocolate candies fit perfectly inside these tissue paper "pods" that make great place settings and double as favors. There are some other cute favor ideas here that you'll want to check out.

    A Pea in a Pod from Sugar and Cloth

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    Homemade Journals

    A stack of homemade journals

    A Beautiful Mess

    Here's a unique DIY baby shower favor - a homemade journal. Surprisingly simple to make, you can get really creative with these and make each one different than the next. Make them larger for a bedside journal or scale them down to make a notepad perfect to tuck into a bag.

    Homemade Journals from A Beautiful Mess

  • 06 of 20

    Bubble Bath Bars

    Bath bombs shaped like flowers

    A Beautiful Mess

    Share the gift of relaxation with your guests when you hand out these bubble bath bars. Made with actual bubble bath, these bars slowly melt into a bath to form foamy bubbles. You can dress them up by using different molds or adding dried flowers.

    Bubble Bath Bars from A Beautiful Mess

  • 07 of 20

    Mini Succulents

    Three succulents wrapped in brightly colored paper

    Mami Talks

    Another unique idea for a baby shower favor is these mini succulents. After you've planted them in a cute container use the guide provided to cut your decorative paper in a similar shape. Add thank you tags to the succulents or use them as place settings that your guests can take home.

    Mini Succulents from Mami Talks

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    Onesie Cupcakes

    Cupcakes with toppers

    PJs and Paint

    This baby shower favor is a onesie template that you can stick on just about anything. Here it is used to cut out decorative paper and then attach to a stick. They're stuck in a cupcake here but don't let that limit your ideas.

    Onesie Cupcakes from PJs and Paint

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  • 09 of 20

    Spiced Cinnamon Honey

    Little jars of honey

    The Artisan Life

    Time for something yummy! This is a recipe for spiced cinnamon honey that you can make a few different ways. When the honey is finished you can put them in cute jars and decorate them with twine and honey dippers.

    Spiced Cinnamon Honey from The Artisan Life

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    Hershey's Kisses Baby Carriage

    Paper baby carriages filled with Hershey kisses

    Qbee's Quest

    Here's another adorable DIY baby favor that combines sweet treats with something cute. The project gives you step-by-step directions on how to fold the paper to make the baby carriage. Then you just insert some candy, and you have adorable favors that your guests are going to love.

    Hershey's Kisses Baby Carriage from Qbee's Quest

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    Moisturizing Oatmeal Honey Soap

    Soap on a table tied with a string

    The Artisan Life

    Soap is a great gift for a baby shower favor. Everyone will be able to use it and it is relatively inexpensive to make. This soap has honey and oatmeal in it so it's a nice moisturizing soap that's also good for sensitive skin. Add some burlap ribbon and twine when you're done and you're ready to go.

    Moisturizing Oatmeal Honey Soap from The Artisan Life

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    Candy Umbrellas

    Candy umbrellas in a bin

    Unoriginal Mom

    Keep your favors going along with a baby shower theme with these candy umbrellas. Party cones are used and filled with candy. A few special touches are added and you have these adorable candy umbrellas that you can fill with any candy you'd like.

    Candy Umbrellas from Unoriginal Mom

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    Pedicure In a Jar

    Jars full of pedicure supplies

    Suburban Simplicity

    Get yourself some pedicure supplies and pack them into a mason jar for a "pedicure in a jar." Print off this free, printable label for the top of your mason jar. Add some twine or ribbon and they're ready to be given away.

    Pedicure In a Jar from Suburban Simplicity

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    Baby Carriage Cookies

    Cookies shaped like baby carriages

    Chewable Structures

    These baby carriage cookies make a sweet treat during the shower but you could also wrap them up individually for a fun take-home favor. The recipe is included along with tips on how to decorate them. You'll also find a video that shows you exactly how to build these adorable cookies.

    Baby Carriage Cookies from Chewable Structures

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    Adding S'more Love

    A package of s'more ingredients

    PJs and Paint

    Wrap up all the s'more ingredients in plastic wrap and top it off with this adorable printable label that says "Adding s'more love to our family." There's room for you to add the mom-to-be or baby's name to the bottom of the label. Inside are graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallows. Everything one needs to make a delicious s'more when they get home.

    Adding S'more Love from PJs and Paint

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    Stove Top Potpourri Houses

    Ingredients for potpourri

    Delia Creates

    If your baby shower falls during the cooler months of the year, consider making these stove top potpourri houses. Besides being extra cute, these little houses are filled with potpourri that's going to make your guests' houses smell fantastic. It's such a cozy gift and is easier to put together than it looks.

    Stove Top Potpourri Houses from Delia Creates

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    Mini Hand Sanitizers

    A container full of hand sanitizers

    Pretty Providence

    Here's a cute idea for a DIY baby shower favor, little bottles of hand sanitizers. The sign on the container isn't available for download but you can reference it if you'd like to create your own. There's also a lot of tips here on how to decorate for your baby shower on a budget.

    Mini Hand Sanitizers from Pretty Providence

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    Sweet Candy

    A colorful bag of candy

    Play Party Plan

    "Thanks for making today so sweet!" says this free, printable label that you could really put on any baby shower favor that you like, but especially one that includes candy or baked goods. Here it's used along with a ribbon to tie up a bag full of colorful candy. You could also adhere the labels to mason jars and fill them with goodies.

    Sweet Candy from Play Party Plan

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    Cheesecake in a Jar

    A jar with a label that says "Shannon"

    Project Nursery

    Goodies in a jar are popular baby shower favors but a lot of them require that your guests do the actual cooking. This is a pre-made cheesecake scooped into a mason jar so your guests just need to get a spoon and enjoy. It's an easy recipe that yields some yummy results. Add a wooden spoon, decorative label, and baker's twine and you have one sweet favor.

    Cheesecake in a Jar from Project Nursery

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    Gift Cards in Handmade Envelopes

    Kraft paper envelopes and decorative tape on a table

    Delia Creates

    Gift cards are an easy favor gift. Just a small amount on a gift card would be much appreciated by your guests. Giving gift cards can be a bit impersonal, so here's a way to show off your crafty skills. You'll be making these Kraft paper envelopes and decorating them with markers and decorative tape. You can easily use your baby shower colors when decorating these. These would also be great to use as prizes for the winners of the baby shower games.

    Gift Cards in Handmade Envelopes from Delia Creates