Jul 10, 2014

Baby Shower Gift Idea


I went to a baby shower for a friend from my old ward.  We were in Young Womens together.  I was told about it at short(er) notice, but on top of that I was right in the middle of potty training.  So life was crazy.  I was not getting a lot done and I rarely ran errands.  I wanted to do something fun, but it had to be fast and easy.  I knew it was not going to be Pinterest worthy, but I wanted to do my best.  The "mommy to be" loved it and so I was happy.  I did a "Favorite Senses" gift. 

See the details below. 


Taste: This is the mommy's favorite snack.  During the late nights and early mornings you need something to help you stay happy!  (besides the sweet baby of course)
Sight: is ALWAYS the sweet baby.  I loved having this mirror when my little girl was facing backwards.  That way if she was crying I could quickly look and see if something visibly was bothering her.  (many times it was her headband that she pulled down over her eyes and couldn't get it back off.)

Sound: This was a CD I burned for her.  They are sweet lullabies that I love still to this day.  I felt like I was 14 again burning a CD.  (Again short on time)
Touch: A soft AND small blankie for the baby to carry around and cuddle.  That way you aren't carrying around a huge blanket.  Smell: Does it get any better than Lavender lotion?  I think NOT!  (my opinion though.)
 
Since I was low on time I didn't get to get a basket or anything cute to present it better than this bag.  Although it wasn't my perfect option...I didn't die and the "mother to be" was fine with it as well.  You don't have to have Pinterest worthy presentations on EVERYTHING.  Sometimes life will go on without it (I think *winks*).  I had this bag on had already, so it was a cheap option as well.  The card I had already made up.  It was a perfect addition.  

I have wanted to do this as a gift to my hubby, but have not done that yet.  I think it would make a great Anniversary gift or even a good bridal shower gift!  

I have downloadable tags you can attach to your gifts.  The ones I made for the gift above were left over scrapbook supplies that I have had forever.  Again, I did not have time to make anything else.  So I did the work for you!  I made some for all occasions.  Click on the link below the picture to get the printable version. 


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6 comments:

Creative Dream said...

Very cute! Thank you for sharing this post at City of Creative Dream's City of Links last Friday! I appreciate you taking the time to party with me. Hope to see you again this week :)

Maria Brittis said...

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Shambray Matthews said...

You know I love to party with you! ;)

Shambray Matthews said...

I will be by next Friday! Thanks for telling me about it!

Stephen Warne said...

Baby shower ceremony is one of the memorable festivals of anyone's life. Foods, entertainment, music, dance, mimic everything at one place. Old friends, old crushes, old teachers all make it a jazz one. Lovely gifts in every person's hand and cheering for the mother-to-be creates a never-forgetting vibe. Coming to the topic, what confuses us the most is the gift part-what should we take and which one will be the best one. One answer for this is make it simple but something unique that bring happiness all the way! Your idea for the gift is really the coolest one I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing.

Shambray Matthews said...

Wow. Thank you for the kind words!

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