Great DIY Baby Shower Gift Ideas

diy baby shower gift ideas

Have you ever been to a baby shower, where the outfit you bought that was so cute, was also given to your friend by three other people? Embarrassing!  Please excuse me while I crawl under the sofa and pretend to be original. How do you make it so that doesn’t happen EVER again? Or how do you show your friend/sister/co-worker that you really thought about their gift? Simple, make them something!

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Seriously, some of the DIY baby shower gifts I’m going to share with you are cuter than anything I’ve found on a store’s shelf, AND they cost less! Aren’t those some of the cutest baby rattles you’ve seen? (Source: Candace Todd)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

This baby toy is a 10 on the cuteness factor, but it also offers the baby colors and textures! (Source: MMM Crafts)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

These stuffed turtles are soft and bright. (Source: Makeit Loveit)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

The quick change caddy may be the best idea I’ve seen for a new parent. There are 12 bags and each one contains what you’d need for one diaper change. They’re perfect for the Dad that refuses to carry the diaper bag, or keeping in the glove box in case of an emergency. (Source:Inspire co)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Speaking of Dad’s, they are often left out when it comes to shower gifts. I think the idea of giving the Dad a “Doody kit” or doody toolbelt is a cool way to include them and prepare them for life with a newborn. You can really put anything you want in it, common items include: pacifiers, squeezable baby food, diaper rash cream, gloves, goggles, and Advil. (Source: Amelia Springer)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

This carrier is perfect for homes with stairs, or for anyone that wants to be able to move their baby supplies from room to room. (Source: Positively Splendid)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Baby washcloths made into the shape of lollipops, so adorable! (Source: 320 Days of Sunshine)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Washcloth bouquets are also great shower gifts, or you could take them to the hospital or in house instead of flowers. (Source: Etsy)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Closet organizers are great gifts to help parents keep the baby’s clothes organized. You can make round ones from old CDs! (Source: Bowitque Baby Etsy)

Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Making a DIY mobile for the baby is a great way to match the colors and theme of the room! (Source: xoxo Jeni)

If you liked these, be sure to check out our second round up of even more DIY Baby Shower Gift ideas or these 10 Best Baby Diaper Cakes!

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  1. April 2, 2013 at 6:07 pm — Reply

    Love these ideas!!! Wonderful gifts, will share!

  2. April 12, 2013 at 11:18 am — Reply

    What adorable ideas! I especially love the washcloth bouquets & lollipops-too cute. I actually did a story on unique baby gift ideas on nbc: I hope you can check it out! ^_^

    I’ve added this page to my StumbleUpon. :)

  3. April 16, 2013 at 9:02 pm — Reply

    Wonderful gifts, love your ideas!

  4. Ronnie
    February 13, 2015 at 11:17 am — Reply

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