25 Cute Adorable Baby Shower Gift Ideas That Everyone Will love

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When your friend shares the exciting news that she’s having a baby, there are probably lots of hugs, some (welcome) belly rubs and maybe even a few happy tears to go around. And then you have to find a baby gift,one that’s awesome, thoughtful, unique and useful for your friend and baby. Big task?

Picking the perfect baby shower gift can be tough. Of course it’s nice to gift the expectant mama the things she has registered for (things that she will actually need and use), but if you’re also wanting to get her a little something different, something unique and something great, you’ve come to the right place!

When it comes to baby shower etiquette, there’s no rule that says you must stick to the baby gifts on the registry. As you decide what to get, you’ll want to think about your friend and her partner and what they’d appreciate as new parents.

So we hope you enjoy our baby shower gift ideas.

Celebrate the exciting new arrival with a baby shower present that both parents and child will love.

1. Owl Baby Cocoon and Cap

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Newborn babies love to have nice comfy warm clothes. So this adorable baby cocoon and cap are here for sheer cuteness. This beautiful piece is a handmade item which you can purchase on Etsy.

Available on: etsy.com

2. DIY Baby Bouquet

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With little bit of creativity, sometimes a presentation can be unique. In this video, you can see a beautiful creative idea for presenting baby bibs and attire in the form of a beautiful bouquet!

How To Make It:

A quick tutorial on how to make a baby flower bouquet, a cute and beautiful idea for a gift to a loved one/mommy to be.

3. DIY Receiving Blanket Milkshakes and Ice Cream Sundae

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Its similar to the idea above. In video step by step instructions are given to show you how you can use receiving blankets and a few other cute ideas to create little “milkshakes” and “sundaes”. And they actually look quite realistic. What a sweet idea. Dont you think is so much more fun than just giving mom-to-be a box with receiving blankets inside.

How To Make It:

4. Diaper Wreath
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If you are going to be showering mom-to-be with a lot of small gifts. Gifts like toys, mittens, shoes, hats, and assorted baby products. Then how about creating a “diaper wreath” combining all of the supplies. You can as the person organizing the baby shower to hang it up in the room before everyone arrives. What a wonderful idea. Check out how it’s done in the tutorial below.

How To Make It: behindtheafter

5. Diaper Cake

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Diapers. Mom to be gona need so many of them. Diapers are one of the most necessary baby supplies ever, and there is no mom on earth who wouldn’t be grateful to get a ton of them at her baby shower.

But you have to agree, they are also super boring.  And here is away to make this dull gift exciting. Make a “diaper cake!” This is one of the most creative and adorable ways to bestow the gift of diapers!

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6. Cupcake Onesies

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How you are going to make your baby shower gift stand out when you probably may know that half a dozen other people at the party are likely to gift onesies too.

This clever technique shows you how to roll up a onesie (along with a pair of socks) in such a way that it ends up looking like a sweet little cloth cupcake. Absolute genius!

Step by Step DIY Instructions – ClubChicaCircle

7. Teddy Bear Diaper Cake

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If you loved above idea for making a diaper cake, you will be even more excited to see its simple variation! The process is the same, but instead of stacking the layers up like a cake, instead connect them into the shape of a teddy bear. Once you are done, complete it by adding cute little eyes and a nose.

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8. Cute Photography Prop

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In the list of unique baby shower gift ideas, we have to mention this one. This is truly unique. This was expecting parents have a fun, quirky, creative way to document their child growing up. This would make an amazingly unique baby shower gift!

Available on: etsy.com

9.  “Love Made Me” Onesie

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Check out this adorable little onesie with lovable words, “Love Made Me” in glitter. This is a handmade item which you can buy on Etsy. The shop has a lot of other cute baby attire options too. This onesie would make a great baby shower gift with a cute message.

Available on: etsy.com

10. Handmade Layette

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A “layette” is a full set of baby clothes, sometimes also including linens and toiletries. This gorgeous handmade layette gown which you can buy on Etsy. This layette would be absolutely perfect for photo shoot of the new baby. If you are into DIY sewing projects, it might also give you some ideas for making a custom layette set yourself.

Available on: etsy.com

11. Baby Shower “Sandwiches”

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This is similar to the idea of creating a cake, sundae or cupcake out of baby supplies. But instead of cakes we see baby shower sandwiches! These are amazingly creative and a wonderful ways to showcase your baby shower gift.

Instructionsbabyshowerideasbase

 12. Sock Roses

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If your baby shower gift gona be lots of baby socks then with this option make it more presentable. Baby socks are surprisingly easy to shape into roses, which you can then combine into a beautiful bouquet. Check below step by step instructions to learn how to do this yourself!

Instructions: homemade-gifts-made-easy

13. Diaper Cake Castle

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This epic diaper cake castle was commissioned to celebrate the upcoming arrival of a little princess in Del Mar, California. Yes, it was professionally designed. Check all the amazing details. Even the colors are beautifully coordinated!

Instructions: jackiesorkin

14. Choo Choo Train Diaper Cake

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If you are not impressed with traditional diaper “cakes,” we have a lot of great designs which don’t look like cakes at all, but follow the same basic principles, one of them being this incredibly realistic choo choo train! Those bright colors will help to make your baby shower gift unique.

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15. Tractor Diaper Cake

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Well, there is a hell lot of diaper cakes variety. This diaper cake in the shape of a tractor. The detail here is outstanding; just look at those cute little fluffy headlights!  That little plush toy, will be cute operator of this tractor.

How To Make It: agweb

16. Cute Customized Storage Boxes

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This baby shower gift idea can continue to be useful as baby grows up. These are personalized storage boxes. They are available on Etsy. However if you love DIYs,you could make something similar on your own with some paint and maybe a few printed stencils.

Available on: etsy.com

17. Diaper Babies

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There are chances that many people at the baby shower are going to be bringing in diaper cakes, bouquets. So now you want to make something different. Here is a wonderful DIY baby shower gift idea to try.

How To Make It: frugalfanatic

18. New Daddy Survival Kit

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While most gifts at a baby shower are for the baby and sometimes for moms to be. But we cant forget daddy to be. The Daddy Survival Kit can also be a good option as a Father’s Day gift for an expecting dad, but it would also make a great idea for a baby shower. And of course you can make a Mommy Survival Kit too!

Instructions: simplymadewithlove

19. Adorable Towel Elephant

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The towel elephant featured  here is easy to follow.  DIY lovers will definitely love making this adorable craft as a baby shower gift!

Step By Step Instructions: craftysusie

20. Swaddle Blanket Elephant

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This is the similar idea as above, but here you will be using a swaddle blanket. Of course, the only possible drawback with these cute elephant gifts is that they might be too adorable to pull apart and use!

DIY Instructions: babyrabies

21. Motorcycle Diaper Cake

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Speaking of elephants, here is another adorable DIY baby shower gift idea. A motorcycle diaper cake with a cute plush elephant sitting on top! The motorcycle looks incredible.

22. Airplane Diaper Cake

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Here is another creative video by the same amazing YouTuber who made the choo choo train. This one teaches you how you can make an diaper airplane.

Step By Step Instructions:

23. Ballerina Bow ruffled Leg Warmers

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Does mom-to-be loves dancing by any chance? If yes, she might wish her baby becoming a little ballerina! These leg warmers are the perfect gift for any little ballerina-to-be. Those cute crisscrossing patterns in pink and little bows in the back are simply adorable. They can be worn as it is or they can be fitted over other dresses. Naturally they look extra beautiful if they are paired with a tiny tutu!

Available on: faithbaby

24. Snake Pillow

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Here is another handmade baby shower gift available on etsy. Snake pillows are just cute and cozy. Not only this this, they can provide extra protection in the crib or define the boundaries of a play area outside of the crib. This handmade pillow can also serve as soft toy.  You can buy this snake pillow on Etsy or DIY your own.

Available on: etsy.com

25. Baby Sock Sushi

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Out of all of these baby shower gift ideas, this one may make you hungry. For sushi-loving parents, this gift goes double: baby gets washcloths, hair bows, socks, clothes, and a fish toy. Mommy and Daddy get a sushi serving platter and a new set of chopsticks. Is not it very creative?

How To Make: creative1dollar

So now we are sure, whenever you are going to attend a baby shower event, you will have your unique baby shower gift to present.

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