You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to celebrate in style. Create some memories for the momma-to-be and her guests by hand-making some goodies for everyone to enjoy. Check out these 50 brilliant yet cheap DIY baby shower favors to round our the festivities!
Studio DIY has some dreamsicle pops that you can whip up in a pinch and serve on your guests’ way out. Allow them to enjoy their thank you immediately!
2. Candy Jars
A batch of mason jars aren’t too expensive and they’re a great starting piece for your shower favor! Fill it up, design a label and bam – it’s an adorable and thoughtful gift for the guests. (via)
3. Rustic Candy Boxes
Consumer Crafts shows off how to make some rustic boxes to house your shower favors. Just fill it up with the momma-to-be’s favorite treats!
4. Hand Sanitizers
Here’s another easy and inexpensive favor to pass out to all of the shower guests. Grab a batch from your favorite store and DIY your own label. It’s simple! (Pinterest)
5. Personalized Rock Candy Pops
Similar to the hand sanitizers above, these rock candy treats are easy too! Grab a batch and DIY your own, personal labels – thanks for the idea Something Turquoise!
6. Body Oil Perfume Spray
Something Turquoise also shows us how to create some body oil perfume sprays that are both thoughtful and inexpensive to make. Hop on over and check out the details.
7. Mini Donut Candies
These mini donuts candies from Paper N Stitch are one of the most adorable ideas around. Whip up a batch and have every guest carry a bag with them.
8. Washi Tape Candy Jars
If you find a set of jars or mini vials for a great price, snatch them up. All you need are some candies and a bit of washi tape to style them. (via)
9. Oreo Sprinkle Pops
Catch My Party showed off some Oreo sprinkle pops that won’t break the bank. Your guests will ooh and ahh over their charm but, luckily, they’re tasty too!
10. Rice Krispie Treat Hearts
Believe it or not, these pretty rice krispy treats won’t hurt the wallet either. Grab the easy recipe over at Intimate Weddings.
11. Fresh Fruit
A b out of fresh fruit could be the best way to say thanks to all the shower guests. Pay homage to the season and check out some alternative inspiration at Intimate Weddings.
12. Potted Herbs
The Sweetest Occasion featured an easy tutorial for some potted herbs that double as shower favors. Believe or not, they’re quite inexpensive as well!
13. Birdseed Hearts
The perfect springtime favor would involve a bit of birdseed. Every guest will walk away with a new ornament for their yard and a treat for the birds too. (via)
14. Hot Cocoa Flavor Vials
Green Wedding Shoes showcased a batch of hot chocolate vials that act perfectly as shower favors as well. Pass out different flavors and have fun with it!
15. Button Cookies
Check out these cute cookies from One Charming Party! Have a “cute as a button” themed baby shower and send guests out with baggies of buttons!
16. Citrus Coriander Rub
Martha Stewart gave us this delicious recipe for citrus rub that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to recreate either! It’s a unique touch to the celebration.
17. Glitter Marshmallows
Why not make some glitter marshmallows for the guests to enjoy with a hot cup of cocoa once all the commotion has died down? Check this one out at Shrimp Salad Circus!
18. Mint Sugar Scrub
Learn how to make some mint sugar scrub over at Love Vividly. Sugar scrubs don’t cost much to recreate, you’ll spend more money on the hard you choose!
19. Vanilla Sugar Vials
A bit of vanilla sugar can go a long way as well. Grab all the details by visiting Apple Brides tonight!
20. Melted Crayon Coins
Here’s a fun way to create a festive thank you for your guests to enjoy. Bring a bout of color and creativity into the mix with some help from Intimate Weddings.
21. Glitter Wine Stoppers
Corks don’t cost much. In fact, you could always use your collection of corks to get this DIY started without spending a dime! (via)
22. Pie To Go
Whip up some pie and send them off with all of your guests. You’ll just need to grab a bit more inspiration from Martha Stewart.
23. Decorated Candy Apples
Candy apples can be a great way to DIY some baby shower favors without spending too much on frivolous “stuff.” You can even make this an activity for all of the guests to enjoy. (via)
24. He or She Hershey Bars
A bout of “He” or “She” bars can go a long way as well. It’s also a great way to reveal the gender of the baby! (Pinterest)
25. Jelly Bean Bags
Simple and sweet is always a great option. Visit Oh Happy Day for the easy details behind these jelly bean bags.
26. Confetti Vials
27. S’mores Kits
S’mores kits won’t cost much either and they’re really easy to make. Hop on over to Evermine for some extra inspiration.
28. Tea Bags
Tea is always a great idea and you can do it in a way that keeps things in budget. Decorate and style them to fit the theme and be done! (via)
29. Caramel Popcorn
The Knot featured some great ideas concerning favor ideas and we had to grab the caramel popcorn for our readers too!
30. Paint Stick Keychain
Who knew those free paint sticks that you can get at the home improvement store could turn into something so adorable. Snag the tutorial at Ruffled.
31. Butterscotch Candy Bags
Evermine has a great tutorial behind these easy-to-replicate butterscotch candy bags. Send this off with your pals after a day of celebrating the baby-to-come!
32. Bath Bombs
33. Hand Warmers
All you need are some fabric scraps to get these started. And, of course, they don’t cost much to make either! (Swoon Studio)
34. Chocolate Chip Cookies
Intimate Weddings knows that you can’t go wrong with a delicious bath of chocolate chip cookies. These won’t break the bank and every guest will walk away happy.
35. Infused Sugars
We’re loving these infused sugars from HGTV! Follow along and learn how to make some fun mixtures for your gals to enjoy!
Bubblegum can do the trick too. We found this idea over at HGTV and know that these candies don’t cost much – and you can gift them in lots of different ways!
37. Fortune Cookies
Whether you pass them out in their wrapped or take it up a notch and dip them in some chocolate to fit your “luck” or “Asian-inspired” theme, fortune cookies can be so much fun! They’re unique too and we’re loving the innovation. (via)
38. Cotton Candy
You can buy cotton candy in batches too on the cheap! The, just like they did at DIY Network, wrap it up in all kinds of ways with all kinds of phrases to say thanks!
39. Flower-Topped Macarons
Check out this fun idea from Sugar and Cloth! Whether you bake or buy a batch of macaroons, a bunch of flowers can be used to top them off quite nicely.
40. Mason Jar Cookie Mix
Again, mason jars don’t cost to much and night does the ingredients to this cookie mix. Grab the recipe at Sheri Silver.
41. Fabric Ornaments
If you’re celebrating around Christmastime, why not whip up some ornaments. Grab the tutorial for these fabric cuties at Place of My Taste.
Bubbles could be easy and fun too. And there are so many different ways to present them, check out A Bubbly Life now!
43. White Chocolate Caramel Pretzels
44. Hugs & Kisses
These bags of hugs and kisses could be fun for your shower as well. Just hop on over and take a look at Evermine.
Evermine also took some Smarties and wrapped them up tight. It’s a festive way to show your appreciation – and easy too!
Crafty Morning shows off another favor idea that won’t break the bank and one that guests will love. All you have to do is DIY and design your own tags.
47. Sugar Lip Scrub
Here’s another pampering favor that A Beautiful Mess featured on their site. All you need is a bit of sugar to get yourself started with this one.
48. Dum Dum Pops
Dum dum pops are easy to find and inexpensive to buy! Grab them and then get creative with their send off. (via)
49. Popping Popcorn
Instead of already popped corn, go with a car of ready-to-be-popped kernels! Evermine has all the details on this “punny” idea.
50. Marshmallow Pops
Honey & Lime used marshmallows in their favor idea too! Create marshmallow pops with some dipping chocolates and paper straws!