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25 DIY Baby Shower Gifts for the Little Boy on the Way

Now imagine that there’s a baby boy on his way into the world and the shower to celebrate is coming up in mere days. If the registry has been wiped and you’re at a loss of what to give the mom-to-be, why not create something useful (and adorable) all of your own. Let’s have a peek at 25 DIY baby shower gift ideas that cater to little princes to come.

1. Pocket Bibs

Pocket Bibs

These bibs can be used with or without a pocket, depending on what baby is eating for dinner. And we’re in love with the fab designs! {found on Observation Diary}

2. Personalized Framed Art

Personalized Framed Art

Even little boys need some art for their nurseries. And some personalized pieces are easy to create and make perfect, thoughtful grifts for the mom-to-be. {found on C.R.A.F.T.}

3. Important Papers File

Important Papers File

You’ll be surprised how much use this gift will get after all toys have been put away and clothes folded. It’s one that will last a lifetime for both mom and baby (and dad too!). {found on Unoriginal Mom}

4. New Mommy Survival Kit

New Mommy Survival Kit

From the hospital stay to the first days home, stuff a box with all the essentials mom and baby may need once the due date arrives. {found on The Thinking Closet}

5. Handmade Taggie Blanket

Handmade Taggie Blanket

Fun, textural fabrics and some ribbons sewn on the side, here’s an easy way to create something special but also interactive for baby to enjoy. {found on Baby Gift}

6. Camera Lens Pal

Camera Lens Pal

This new bundle of joy is sure to have pictures taken for days (and years) to come. And as a baby, you’ll need something to grab focus and pop a smile or two. {found on Housewife Eclectic}

7. Diaper Cake

Diaper Cake

Diapers are a necessary gift when it comes to baby showers, and we’re all about presenting them in a more fun and festive way! {found on A Little Junk in my Trunk}

8. From-Scratch Books

From-Scratch Books

Animals, first words and colors too – you can even sewn together a beautiful, handmade book to help teach and stimulate baby in those first few years. {found on Everyday Celebrations}

9. Boyish Booties

Boyish Booties

If you’re feeling really creative and crafty, why not make a beautiful pair of booties for the little prince to dawn in his first few months? {found on I’m Super Mommy}

10. Sleeping Gowns

Sleeping Gowns

Help create a really snazzy wardrobe by taking concert t-shirts (or any adult tee) and turning them into sleeping gowns for comfy, lazy afternoons. {found on This Mama Makes Stuff}

11. Diaper Bag

Diaper Bag

You may think this diaper bag is store bought, but it’s not. Find out how to re-create one for mom-to-be with this tutorial. {found on Warehouse Fabrics}

12. Soft Rattle

Soft Rattle

We love handmade toys and we love soft, plush toys even better. Here you can too have fun picking out fabrics and adding a design appeal. {found on The Mary Frances Project}

13. Carseat Cover

Carseat Cover

Car seat covers may not seem like a necessity but if you have one – you use it. They keep baby away from bright sunlight, rain and harsh, cold temperature when coming to and fro the car. {found on Calico}

14. Laundry Hamper

Laundry Hamper

Create a quick, corner hamper for all those quick outfit changes that come and go with dirty diapers and spit-up episodes. {found on ikatbag}

15. Play Quilt

Play Quilt

Babies love time on the floor, but they need it too! Put your sewing skills to the test and make a play quilt for baby to have lots of tummy time on. {found on Moda Bake Shop}

16. Faux Vest Onesie

Faux Vest Onesie

Is this not the sweetest little onesie you’ve ever seen for a fashion-forward little boy? All you need to start is a classic, white onesie! {found on Make it Love it}

17. Sleepy Baby Sign

Sleepy Baby Sign

When you get a teething baby asleep, you won’t want to wake him. With a sign like this, the mail men or neighbors will know to keep the knocking at bay.{found on 11 Magnolia Lane}

18. Pacifier Pocket

Pacifier Pocket

Carrying an extra or attaching it to the outside of the diaper bag, this little necessity is easy to make and essential for a new mom and baby. {found on Make it Love it}

19. Washcloths


Every baby needs a bath, so why not create some washcloths to jazz up time in the tub? We’re in love with this puppy fabric! {found on Tip Junkie}

20. Growth Chart

Growth Chart

When you’re pregnant, there’s a lot on your mind. And buying a growth chart to keep up with baby may not be the first on the list, but once you gift this handmade beauty, she’ll treasure it for ages! {found on S+K}

21. Travel Chair

Travel Chair

At the restaurant or even home at dinnertime, this travel chair will definitely come in handy. This is another DIY that you can have a fun time picking our fabrics and putting a personal touch on. {found on This Mama Makes Stuff}

22. Hooded Towel

Hooded Towel

Bathtime also calls for a hooded towel to keep little heads warm and far from a cold. This dragon hooded towel is just too cute not to try and recreate. {found on Crazy Little Projects}

23. Nursing Cover

Nursing Cover

Nurse wherever you choose, but if you’re out in public and want something that may make you feel more comfortable, this nursing cover may just do the trick. Make this for a sister or close friend that you know will have a go at breastfeeding. {found on Pretty Prudent}

24. Plush Football

Plush Football

Little boys and their sports, get him started early with a plush football to throw and play with. Add some ribbon pulls for extra stimulation too! {found on Living With Punks}

25. Blanket Animals

Blanket Animals

Bought or homemade, blankets are a great gift at baby showers. But they’re even better when they come in animal shapes. {found on Baby Rabies}

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