Babble Blogger Favorite: Baby Shower GiftsCyd Converse
For the last few years it feels as though I’ve been attending one baby shower after another, as my girlfriends have all largely entered motherhood. And who doesn’t love a good baby shower? For that matter, who doesn’t love shopping for a baby shower? There’s no better way to get ready for a new addition than with the most adorable of clothes and toys.
That said, sometimes the plethora of options can make shopping for a baby shower a little daunting, so today I’m sharing 15 favorite baby shower gifts, conveniently categorized to help you score the perfect gift. There are picks for the nursery, toys for baby, and a few products for mom. I’ve also included a few favorite budget finds that are under $30!
Best Keepsakes: Hand-crocheted Doll 1 of 15Whether you're giving this gift to be cuddled or simply displayed on a shelf, this hand-crocheted lamb is super sweet and sure to be a favorite for years to come!
Get it for $26 from Sunday in Color.
Best Keepsakes: Cashmere Baby Blanket 2 of 15This gorgeous cashmere baby blanket is the ultimate keepsake, a gift mom and baby are sure to treasure for a lifetime! It's also simple enough that it's not likely to clash with any nursery decor.
Get it for $228 from J.Crew.
Best Keepsakes: Pretty Books 3 of 15While it will be a while before baby can read, I love the idea of building a library of favorite storybooks for the little one. Books with pretty, classic covers are my favorite!
Alice in Wonderland hardback book from Anthropologie for $17.99.
Best for the Nursery: Felt Animal Bookends 4 of 15Every nursery needs a bit of whimsy and these felt animal bookends are a favorite of mine — they're plush and practical.
Get them for $99 from Restoration Hardware.
Best for the Nursery: Pretty Mobile 5 of 15A gorgeous mobile is a must for every nursery. I love this one, which is made with hand-felted and -dyed wool birds!
Get it for $89 from Patricija.
Best for the Nursery: Colorful Bunting 6 of 15Bold, cheerful color makes for great stimulation for little ones. I adore this rainbow crocheted bunting for the nursery! It's a soft, sweet touch that will brighten up a space.
Get it for $27 from Sunday in Color.
Best for Mom: Miracle Blanket 7 of 15
Best for Mom: Bumbo 8 of 15If you know me and you've recently had a baby, there's a rather good chance I bought you a Bumbo. They're amazing as infants grow and need a little help sitting up for play time or meal time!
Get it for $29.99 from Target.
Best for Mom: Boppy 9 of 15A mom mainstay for feedings, snuggling and naps, a Boppy is a must for every new mom! Removable slip covers means it can match any decor, too.
Get it for $29.99 from Target.
Best Toys: Alphabet Blocks 10 of 15It won't be too long before baby is scooting along on the floor looking to play. Classic alphabet blocks are one of the best toys to stimulate their growing imaginations! Plus, they'll be great for teaching letters down the road.
Get the set with wagon for $58 from Anthropologie.
Best Toys: Teething Toy 11 of 15Sophie is one of those products that moms love as much as little ones do. It combines teething relief while also being really cute!
Get it for $22.99 from Toys R Us.
Best Toys: Wooden Rattles 12 of 15I adore this set of classic wooden baby toys, sealed with beeswax and perfect for babies as they start getting more active.
Get the set for $52 from Pomme.
Best on a Budget: Rubber Duck Faucet Cover 13 of 15On a budget? This rubber-duck faucet cover is a trusty favorite, helping prevent knocked noggins or burns during bath time. It's a simple, cute gift that mom and dad will get plenty of use out of.
Get it for $12.99 from Babies R Us.
Best on a Budget: Critter Bath Wrap 14 of 15Trust me when I say you can never go wrong with an adorable bath towel set. You can't help but fall in love with these cute critter wraps!
Get it for $29.50 from Pottery Barn Kids.
Best on a Budget: Face Plate 15 of 15Inspired dishes make mealtime a lot more fun, and I love these face plates! Arranging colorful foods in quirky ways totally switches up the look every time.
Available in a girl or boy face for $12.95 from Land of Nod.
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