Choosing a new baby gift to welcome a new family member or friend’s baby into this world should be fun. Take our advice and start your search for the perfect baby gift with this list. If you are not into shopping malls, shop online. You can find some great deals, cheap shipping and lots of wonderful ideas.
Diaper cakes are a unique and thoughtful new baby gift. Each tier of the cake is made up of disposable diapers held together in a circle by ribbons, blankets and burp cloths. Then the diaper cake designer adds wonderful and useful baby items to decorate the cake. changing pads The new parents will love the booties, toys, bottles, bibs, washcloths, rattles and bodysuits that decorate the cake. The difficult part will be deciding what theme you want the cake to be designed in. If you are buying for a baby girl, princess, pink teddy bears and cupcakes are popular. If you are buying for a baby boy, cars, blue teddy bears and sports are trendy. Great picks for a unisex baby gift cake are Winnie the Pooh, Dr. Seuss and Baby Einstein. Select the size of the diaper cake based on your budget. One tier diaper cakes cost the least and four tier the most.
Gift baskets are a traditional new baby gift but always very classy. Prices range from $30 to $400 so you can find a basket based on your budget. Just as with diaper cakes, first decide if you are buying a girl, boy or unisex gift. Do you want the gifts tucked in a wicker basket or in a storage bin? The nice thing about baby gift baskets is that all the items are useful. The parents can use the basket later to store toys, books or stuffed animals. Bump up the oohs and aahs of your gift by having it personalized. You will find baby gift baskets where you can have the blanket, bodysuit or bib personalized.
Gift sets are similar to gift baskets in that a lot of coordinating baby items are assembled for you. The only difference is that they are not tucked into a basket. You will find gift sets containing baby layette (a fancy word for baby clothing, bibs, burp cloths, blankets), skin care or toys. A gift set is an easy gift to give as it has already been put together for you by people who know how to design.
A personalized children’s book is sure to become a treasured keepsake. The new parents will love to read a book to their baby that is written just for him. Later when the child learns to read, he will read a book about himself and delight to see his name in print!
A personalized plate and placemat gift set is very thoughtful. Parents will receive plenty of bibs, bodysuits and blankets. Why not give a gift that the child can use later? Give the parents a personalized meal set that will grow with their child.