8 Baby Shower Favor Ideas on a Budget

Looking for affordable baby shower favor ideas? Whether you’re a master at DIY crafts or a fan of sweet little treats, give guests something special to say thank you without breaking the bank.

baby shower favors on a budget

Check out these 8 adorable favor ideas that’ll keep your budget on track!

1. Lip Balm

Guests always love fun and practical little gifts that they can use later. A tube of Chapstick or jar of lip balm are simple favors that they’ll be delighted to receive. Use these small party favor stickers to match the favors with your baby shower theme.

Baby shower favor idea lip balm

2. Nail Polish

Get a jump start on celebrating those sweet “ten little fingers and ten little toes” by giving guests bottles of nail polish. Choose different hues of pink or blue or mix it up with any of mom’s favorite colors. Just tie a ribbon or string around the bottle and you’re all set!

affordable baby shower favor idea nail polish

3. Sweet Treats

Decorate Hershey’s Kisses and other small candies with these sweet baby shower favor stickers that come in all sorts of designs to match your theme.

baby shower favor kiss candy

Or give guests “Thank You Kisses from the Baby” and they’ll be tickled pink! 

baby shower favor kisses 

4. Popcorn

Tie a ribbon around individually wrapped popcorn bags to celebrate the mom that is “about to pop!” for an inexpensive and fun snack that friends and family can take home. Or just pop the popcorn ahead of time and fill up bags or paper cups so guests can take the snack to-go.

baby shower favor idea popcorn

Photo Credit: Style Me Pretty

5. “From Our Shower to Yours”

A shower isn’t complete without a bit of pampering. Pair up a shower sponge and a small bottle of body wash as a nice gift to show guests your appreciation. Finish it off with a tag that reads “From Our Shower to Yours!”

baby shower favor for shower

6. Candles

Use cute baby shower stickers to beautify small candles as an inexpensive baby shower favor idea that guests can enjoy at home.

boy baby shower favor ideas candles

 girl baby shower favor idea candles

7. DIY Sugar Scrub

Say thank you for “showering mom with love” with this blissful DIY sugar scrub. All it takes is two ingredients and the ladies will love this smell-good hand scrub so much that they’ll be inspired to make their own!

What you’ll need:
- White Sugar
- Dawn Hand Renewal Dishwashing Liquid
- Small jar (for a fun touch, use clean baby food jars!)

 baby shower favor ideas handmade sugar scrub

Photo Credit: The Make Your Own Zone

DIY Sugar Scrub Instructions

*Dawn has a few different scents of their hand renewal dishwashing liquid, so you could even make these in different colors.

8. Bottled Water

baby shower water bottle labels

Probably one of the cutest and easiest baby shower favor ideas is to dress up water bottles! They make unique and cute favors that guests can grab and cool off with as they're leaving the party. Take a look at these baby shower water bottle labels with tons of different designs to match any shower theme.

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