A baby shower is a celebration of life and love and while it’s the mom-to-be that gets showered with gifts, every hostess-with-the-mostest wants her guests to leave the party with a favor that they’ll be excited to take home. So, if you’ve been on the hunt for baby shower favors that are squeal-worthy, we’ve got you covered. From a floral favor bar to mini bottles of bubbly that are “ready to pop,” click through the slideshow below for baby shower favors that rock.
Watch Me Grow Succulent
It's no surprise that succulents are all the rage. The pint-sized, easy to maintain plant is the perfect gift for almost any occasion. Add this adorable Watch Me Grow tag from Bordon Specifics or make your own and you have a low-cost party favor that guests will be raving about.
From My Shower to Yours Handmade Soap
Need a gender neutral gift your guests will actually use after the big event. Try these all-natural, handmade soaps with botanical based ingredients and customizable wrappers. The clever wrappers make them the perfect favor to be on display and your guests will be excited to hear one is theirs. Choose from popular scents like creamy coconut, honeysuckle or sweet pea.
Available at PJS Boutique, $2.95/each
Custom Can Coolers
Sip, hip, hooray! An amusing take on the something's brewing theme. Send your guests home with can coolers they'll use for years to come. The coolers are made to order so the options for your design are nearly endless.
Available at Etsy, $32.50/set of 12
Flower Favor Bar
It may seem a little extravagant at first, but this floral flower bar serves as decor, activity and favor all in one. Caitlin Kruse, editorial director at Glitter Guide, proves that fresh flowers offer a bang for your buck especially when you let your favorite people arrange small bouquets to take home with them. Flower us impressed!
Ready to pop! This theme is just too good — so why not weave it throughout your entire baby fete. Try adding the label to gourmet popcorn and you've got the perfect edible favor your guests will love.
She's About to Pop Mini Champagne Bottles
Pop. Fizz. Clink! Here's to baby showers with bubbly. Propose a toast to the mother-to-be with these fun custom labels and mini champagne bottles from Label With Love via Etsy. Labels ship with personalized details and color preference.
Available at Label With Love via Etsy, $16.95/set of 8
Polka Dot Onesie Cookies
These treats are handmade with love and a delicious parting gift. Choose from polka dots or bow ties and customize the color to match your needs. Each cookie comes individually wrapped and tied with a ribbon.
Available at Sweet Silver Lining, $36/dozen
Sweet as Can Bee Mini Honey Pots
Your guests will be buzzing about these "sweet as can bee" mini honey pot holders. The adorable and practical favor will brighten any baby shower. They are bee-utiful just like the mom-to-be!
Available at BeauCoop, $3.42/per pot
Gimme S'more Trail Mix
Looking for the perfect delicious treat to send home with your guests? Check out this S'more Trail Mix Evermine Occasions whipped up for her woodland themed baby shower. The recipe can easily be adapted to suit your tastes so feel free to add or omit anything you like. S'more please!
The Perfect Shade of Polish
A girl could never have too many polishes so let your besties go home with the perfect shade of pink (or blue!) for their next mani or pedi. We love these sweet labels from Recipe Box via Etsy that turn an easy favor into an insta-hit.
Available at Recipe Box, $7.80/15 tags
Mini Planters with Seeds
Jessie over at Lilyshop is a fan of functional baby shower gifts, so she put together these DIY herb pots with materials found at Michaels. Simple and sweet, the favors easily double as beautiful centerpieces (or place holders) for the shower.
Baby Bottle Mason Jars
Bottles aren’t just for babies. Designed by one mom-to-be for the winners of her shower’s games, these baby bottle mason jars were filled with the dry ingredients of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.
The Ultimate Craving
A welcomed departure from the typical shower themes, this “Coffee and Cravings” shower by Paula of Frog Prince Paperie included everything delectable for the mom-to-be. Custom coffee mugs doubled as favors so guests could enjoy their favorite brew at home.
Don’t feel limited to strictly baby-themed favors. When Grace from Grace Happens hosted a baby shower for a close friend who loved all things French, each guest was given a set of French striped dishcloths to take home. Take a closer look at this timeless fête on Sweet Designs: a blog by Amy Atlas.
Mini "Sweetie Pie" Favors
These mini favors are sweet as pie. The delectable (and homemade) pastries were whipped up for one lucky mom-to-be by Jenny Hobick of Everyday Occasions. Devour the delicious step-by-step photos and check out the surprisingly easy-as-pie recipe here. Now we just need to find the world’s smallest pie server!
Baby Food Jar Candle
Hosting a shower for a fellow mom-to-be? This upcycled favor idea from Kelly Hicks Design puts all those empty baby food jars to good use by turning them into candles.
Have you made or received any unforgettable favors? Let us know in the comments below!
— Lauren Hill & Aimee Della Bitta